City of Gresham

City of Gresham, 2013 Graffiti Summit: Sat Apr 27, 2013 9AM-11:30AM

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City of Gresham, 2013 Graffiti Summit: Sat Apr 27, 2013 9AM-11:30AM. Info here!

The difference between art and graffiti is --- permission

When: Sat Apr 27, 2013 9AM-11:30AM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Come learn about graffiti, what some of it means and why we need to clean it up so quickly. Gresham Police Officer Matt Fagan is our local expert on the subject and is a great presenter. We will also have a representative from Code Compliance to talk about why folks may get violation notices around graffiti and again, how important it is to clean it up. Cathy Harrington, Office of Neighborhoods and Community Engagement, will talk about our need for volunteers to help clean it up.

Getting rid of graffiti is everyone’s goal (well, except for the taggers). We hope this community discussion on the topic will not only help educate, but also motivate.

Connect With Your Gresham City Councilors, Community Forum: Apr 30, 2013 5:30-7PM

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Connect With Your Gresham City Councilors, Community Forum: Apr 30, 2013 5:30-7PM. Info here!

Come with questions -- Leave with answers

When: Tue Apr 30, 2013 5:30-7PM
Where: Rockwood Human Solutions
123 NE 181st Av
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You're Invited
Join City Councilors Lori Stegmann, Mario Palmero and Josh Fuhrer at a Council Community Forum from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 30. Connect with Councilors in an informal setting and learn about public safety, urban renewal and other City services.

Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Mar 19, 2013 7PM

03/19/2013 - 7:00pm
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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: Mar 19, 2013 7PM-8:30PM
(Note date change above)
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
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: Feb 12, 2013 7PM

02/12/2013 - 7:00pm
02/12/2013 - 9:00pm
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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: Feb 12, 2013 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
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

City of Gresham invites you to discuss the Central Rockwood Plan: Jan 22, 2013 6PM

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Share your ideas! City of Gresham invites you to discuss the Central Rockwood Plan: Jan 22, 2013 6PM. Info here!
Rockwood Fred Meyer (demolished),
185th & SE Stark. Click to enlarge.

Share your ideas

When: Tue Jan 22, 2013 6PM
Where: The Rockwood Building
Community Room
124 NE 181st Av
Gresham OR
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Ten years ago voters approved a 20-year urban renewal district bond measure to rebuild the Rockwood Town Center after Fred Meyer closed. Now, with just ten years remaining, millions spent and no viable plan, what will become of Rockwood?

Community Forum
You're invited to attend a community forum for the Central Rockwood Plan Update. This project is intended to ensure the community’s vision for Rockwood can be achieved, and that the rules in place are not a barrier to the desired urban form. The forum will introduce the project, share identified issues, and ask for input on additional issues to study.

Your input is invaluable since you have unique expertise in how the community operates, where improvements may be made, and what is currently working well.

Food Carts in Gresham, Community Forum; Jan 29, 2013 6:30PM-9PM

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Food Carts in Gresham, Community Forum; Jan 29, 2013 6:30PM-9PM. Info here!

Share Your Ideas!

When: Tue Jan 29, 2013 6:30PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Room 3A
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Gresham OR
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Join us as staff presents an overview of the preferred approaches to address issues with the City's development rules. The solutions will address concerns about how the City reviews and allows food and beverage carts and temporary uses (including carnivals, special events, farmers' markets, commercial stands, agricultural product sales and other uses of a temporary nature).

An open house will begin at 6:30PM and will be followed by the community forum at 7PM.

Gresham City Council Meeting, Nelson Neighborhood Park revised plan: Dec 18, 2012 3-5PM

12/18/2012 - 3:00pm
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Gresham City Council Meeting, Nelson Neighborhood Park revised plan: Dec 18, 2012 3-5PM. Info Here!

Revised plan approval

When: Tue Dec 18, 2012 3-5PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NE Eastman Pkwy
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Support Your Park
One of the agenda items will be Council approval of suggested changes to the original Nelson Property Neighborhood Park Master Plan (Nadaka) dated July 1, 2010. Changes include such items as relocation of the community garden and nature based play area.

What People Are Saying...
"My husband and I volunteered at the December 1st sheet mulching event at Nadaka Nature Park. We had a great time, and are so excited to see something like this developing in our neighborhood." K.M.

Holiday Recycling Tips: How-to Recycle Your Holiday Extras and Your Christmas Tree Curbside for Free!

Holiday Recycling Tips: How-to Recycle Your Holiday Extras plus Recycle Your Tree Curbside for Free! Info here! title=

Learn the Do's and Don'ts of Holiday Recycling

Plus, How-to Recycle Your Tree Curbside for Free!

As the holiday's draw to a close, here's a few tips for proper disposal of unwanted wrapping paper, wreaths and trees!

Holiday Recycling Questions

  • Can glossy holiday gift bags go in the blue cart?
    Paper gift bags can be recycled. Tip: Usually if you can tear the paper fairly easily it will pulp up at the paper mill. Gift bags can be reused or donated to charity.
  • Can cellophane or foil wrapping paper go in the blue cart?
    Non-paper wrapping material should not go in the blue roll carts. Most “foil-like” paper is metallic ink on paper and is accepted with recycling.
  • Can present ribbons be recycled in the blue cart?
    Non-paper ribbons are not accepted (very few ribbons are paper-based).

    Plenty more tips below this break!

City of Gresham Tree Code Community Forum: Nov 28, 2012 Cancelled

11/28/2012 - 6:00pm
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City of Gresham Tree Code Community Forum: Nov 28, 2012 6-8PM. Info here!

Share Your Ideas

When: Wed Nov 28, 2012 Cancelled
Where: Gresham City Hall
Oregon Trail Room
1333 NE Eastman Pkwy
Greaham OR
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Join us as we consider alternative ways to update rules for trees in Gresham. A short open house will begin at 6PM followed by a presentation and discussion at 6:15PM.

Weed Watcher Workshop: Jun 12, 2012 7PM-8:30PM

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Himalayan blackberry along the Springwater Trail in Gresham. Help us fight off Gresham’s weedy invaders by participating as a Weed Watcher. Free class: Jun 12, 2012 7PM-8:30PM, Gresham City Hall, Springwater Trail Room. Info here!

Weed Watcher Workshop

When: Tue Jun 12, 2012 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
SpringwaterTrail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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What spring weeds cause problems here? Help us fight off Gresham’s weedy invaders by participating as a Weed Watcher.

The Spring Weeds workshop will cover milk thistle, bull thistle, Scotch thistle, yellow archangel, shining geranium, morning glory, garlic mustard, Russian knapweed and Tree of Heaven.

Free workshop. No RSVP required

Help us fight off Gresham’s weedy invaders by participating as a Weed Watcher in our Early Detection, Rapid Response Program. By familiarizing yourself with problem weeds in our area, you can help us stop these plants in their tracks.

All you have to do is attend one (or all) of our free invasive weed ID classes and use your new plant ID skills to alert us to weeds in Gresham. With your help, we can keep our city and homes weed free.

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