City of Gresham

2018 Portland area Holiday Activity Guide. Fun for the entire family! Storybooklane, Train rides, Christmas ships, Colorful lights, 300 Tuba Concert on the Square and much more. Info here!

Join the fun! Celebrate The Spirit of Christmas: Sat Nov 29, 2013 5PM-6:30PM

11/29/2014 - 5:00pm
11/29/2014 - 6:30pm
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Celebrate The Spirit of Christmas: Sat Nov 29, 2014 5PM-6:30PM. Gresham's kick-off to the holiday season. Fun for all! Tree lighting, sing-alongs, hot cocoa, treats and Santa Claus. Info here!

Gresham’s holiday kick-off event

Tree Lighting, Music
and Santa Claus too

When: Sat Nov 29, 2014 5PM-6:30PM
Where: Arts Plaza
401 NE Second St
Historic Downtown Gresham
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Tree Lighting
Gresham's kick-off to the holiday season, the Spirit of Christmas will feature a free program full of family-friendly fun, including performances by local musicians, hot cocoa and treats. Santa Claus will be at the event and Mayor Shane Bemis will lead the lighting of the 60-foot Ponderosa pine tree. The program gets underway at 5PM, with the tree-lighting at 6PM.

Donations
The City's Youth Advisory Committee will also be collecting donations of new and gently-used blankets, coats, and socks for SnowCap Community Charities, which provides food, clothing, advocacy and other services to local needy families. Please bring your items for donation on the 29th.

Downtown Gresham will also be hosting a full day of other holiday activities. (Schedule below this break)

Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Tue Aug 12, 2014 7PM

08/12/2014 - 7:00am
08/12/2014 - 8:30pm
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City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations. Info here!

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhoods

When: Tue Aug 12, 2014 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Rooms 2A & 2B
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.

The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

Groundbreaking Ceremony at Nadaka Nature Park: Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:30PM

07/09/2014 - 6:30pm
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Groundbreaking Ceremony at Nadaka Nature Park: Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:30PM. Don’t miss the big celebration! Info Here!
Nadaka Nature Park, Gresham OR

Join the celebration!

When: Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:30-7:30PM
Where: Nadaka Nature Park
175th & NE Glisan St
Gresham OR
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Please join us for the Nadaka Nature Park & Garden Groundbreaking Ceremony.

Everyone's Invited
After the years of dreaming, grant writing, meeting, planning, permitting, and designing --- construction will soon be underway!

Help us to turn the dirt and celebrate building the park and garden including nature play space, paths, benches, meadow, and picnic shelter. Light refreshments will be served.

Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Tue Jun 09, 2014 7PM

06/09/2014 - 7:00pm
06/09/2014 - 8:30pm
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City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations. Info here!

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhoods

When: Tue Jun 09, 2014 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Rooms 2A & 2B
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.

The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

Walgreens Pharmacy 162nd & Glisan Relocating to 179th & Glisan, Public Meeting: Wed Jun 25, 2014 6PM

06/25/2014 - 6:00pm
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Walgreens 162nd & Glisan Relocating to 181st & Glisan, Public Meeting: Wed Jun 25, 2014 6PM. Info here! Click to enlarge
Proposed Walgreens, 179th & Glisan
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Early Neighborhood Notice
Public Invited

When: Wed Jun 25, 2014 6PM
Where: Super 8 Motel
Conference Room
121 NE 181st Av
Gresham, OR
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ENN meeting for Pre-application #PAM 14-26000047

Walgreens pharmacy & retail store located at 162nd NE Glisan has filed plans with the City of Gresham to build a new $1.3 million store at 179th & NE Glisan, across the street from Albertsons.

The proposed development includes: removal of all existing buildings (approximately 11,800-sf) and construction of a new 15,000-sf one-story retail pharmacy store with 50 parking spaces.

Click here to view the 8-page Pre-application Summary with project details.

The site is located on the north side of NE Glisan Street and the west side of NE 181st Avenue, but does not include the property at the NW corner of the intersection of NE Glisan Street and NE 181st Avenue (occupied by Jiffy Lube)

Walgreens 162nd & Glisan Relocating to 181st & Glisan, Public Meeting: Wed Jun 25, 2014 6PM. Info here! Click to enlarge
Proposed Walgreens, 179th & Glisan
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The 1.54-acre site has three existing one-story buildings, one at 543 NE 181st Avenue (Used Tires Store), a second at 17941 NE Glisan Street (Convenience Store), and the third at 17925 NE Glisan Street (Dance Studio).

Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Tue May 13, 2014 7PM

05/13/2014 - 7:00pm
05/13/2014 - 8:30pm
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Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Tue May 13, 2014 7PM

City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations. Info here!

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhoods

When: Tue May 13, 2014 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Rooms 2A & 2B
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.

The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Tue Apr 08, 2014 7PM

04/08/2014 - 7:00pm
04/08/2014 - 8:30pm
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City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations. Info here!

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhoods

When: Tue Apr 08, 2014 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Rooms 2A & 2B
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.

The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

Free! Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Sat Apr 19, 2014 9AM-2PM

04/19/2014 - 9:00am
04/19/2014 - 2:00pm
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Free! Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Sat Apr 19, 2014 9AM-2PM. Info Here!

Annual Earth Day Recycling

When: Sat Apr 19, 2014 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Bring your recyclables to Gresham City Hall, Sat April 19th 9AM to 2PM

Earth Day Recycling. Rain or Shine!
The City's annual recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents (businesses may only participate in recycling fluorescents). Or, take your items to a year-round recycler. Contact Metro Recycling at 503-234-3000 for location and material information.

Be an Earth Day Volunteer
The City needs volunteers for this event. Volunteers can help direct traffic, unload and sort materials or pass out recycling information. There are two shifts to choose from: 8 to 11:45 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Or you can volunteer for the entire day! Contact Nick Isbister by April 7 to sign up at 503-618-2206 or Nick.Isbister@GreshamOregon.gov.

Collection Items

  • Rigid plastics/clean plastic bags (not accepted in curbside recycling)
  • Block Styrofoam / clean and dry
  • Paper ONLY shredding (two bags per household)
  • Fluorescent tubes and bulbs / boxes available at city hall
  • Cell phones and smart phones
  • Batteries (three-pound limit per household)

No Electronics or Hazardous Waste
The City does not accept electronics or hazardous waste at the Earth Day recycling event.

City of Gresham Tree Code Project, Preferred Approach Forum: Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:30PM-8:30PM

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City of Gresham Tree Code Project, Preferred Approach Forum: Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:30PM-8:30PM. Info here!

Share Your Ideas

When: Wed Mar 12, 2014 6:30-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Room 2A
1333 NE Eastman Pkwy
Greaham OR
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Join us to discuss and share your ideas about proposals to update and improve the rules for trees in Gresham.

A few of the proposed changes include:

  • A reorganized Tree Code, making it easier to find standards and how they relate to development and post-development situations.
  • Options for tree replacement and mitigation.
  • An updated tree list for required street, parking lot and buffer trees.

For more information about the Tree Code Project click here!

Central Rockwood Plan Update discussion at Planning Commission: Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:30PM-9PM

09/09/2013 - 6:30pm
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Central Rockwood Plan Update discussion at Planning Commission: Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:30PM-9PM. Info here!
Rockwood Building, 181st & Burnside

Shaping Rockwood's Design

When: Mon Sep 09, 2013 6:30-9PM
Where: Gresham CIty Hall
City Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Defining West Gresham
Join us as the Planning Commission discusses preferred approaches to addressing potential Development Code barriers to development in the Central Rockwood Plan area. Please see the Planning Commission web page or the Central Rockwood Plan Update project page for more information. The public is invited to attend and provide comments at Planning Commission meetings.

View the Memo and Issues, Opportunities and Alternatives that will be discussed.

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