City of Gresham

New Neighborhood Watch Groups Forming

Neighborhood Watch Meetings

Neighborhood Watch

Sandstone, Pacific Drive; 1st Neighborhood Watch Meetings, November 2007

We can do something for ourselves. Get involved. Make a difference. Have fun at the same time!

Sandstone, and Pacific Drive, Neighborhood Watch groups will be holding their first meetings in November 2007.

WENA Meets with Owens Corning

Board meets with Owens Corning over proposed Foam Insulation plant

Board members Kris Freiermuth (WENA Chair), and Lee Dayfield (WENA Chair Land-Use), met Friday October 26, 2007 with Kimberly Howard (General Manager) Owens Corning Foam Insulation Division to discuss the proposed Owens Corning’s Foam Insulation plant located at 18456 NE Wilkes Road, Gresham Oregon; in the industrial park at NE 181st Ave and I-84.

Halloween Safety Tips

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
Halloween Witch Oregon Missing Children Clearinghouse
Oregon Missing Children Clearinghouse

Halloween Safety Tips & Child ID Kits from the Missing Children Clearinghouse

The Oregon State Police - Missing Children Clearinghouse and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children understand the concerns that parents and children have when planning for Halloween activities. The below "Trick or Treating" safety tips, as well as free Children Identification Kits available in Spanish and English, are being made available to help parents keep their children safe.

Backyard Burning Information

Gresham Fire Logo

Can I Burn?

Call the daily burning information hotline: (503) 618-3083

Residents who live east of approximately 182nd Avenue are allowed to burn yard debris on specific days. Backyard burning is only allowed within the city limits of Gresham (and outside the DEQ Burn Ban Area) 10 authorized days in the Spring: March 1-June 15, and 10 authorized days in the Fall: October 1-December 15. Authorized burn days are announced on a daily burn line during the seasonal burn periods. Call the daily burning information hotline: (503) 618-3083 for details.

For complete Backyard, Agricultural, Open, and Recreational burning information click here.

Owen Corning DEQ Permit Meeting: Nov 1

11/01/2007 - 5:30pm

DEQ to Hold Info Meeting on Air Quality Permit Application for Proposed Owens Corning Insulation Plant
in Gresham Oregon

November 1, 2007 - 6:30 pm Centennial High School

What: The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold an information meeting about an air quality permit application for the proposed Owens Corning Corporation plant that will manufacture rigid polystyrene foam insulation boards at a new plant located at 18456 NE Wilkes Road in Gresham Oregon.

SOLV "Green and Clean": Oct 20

10/20/2007 - 8:00am
10/20/2007 - 12:00pm

City of Gresham Parks and Recreation Volunteers Needed: Sat Oct 20, 2007

As part of the SOLV Green and Clean Project, the City of Gresham Parks and Recreation is coordinating a clean up event in North Gresham Park! Bring along the family, friends, or group/organization.

Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Oct 10

10/10/2007 - 6:00pm
10/10/2007 - 8:00pm

The Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhood Associations
Meeting Oct 10, 2007

Wednesday 7:00PM

Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Room

The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations next meeting will be Wednesday, October 10th, 7:00PM in the Springwater Trail Room, Gresham City Hall, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030.

It is open to the public to attend. See you there!

City Council: Regional Equity Atlas: Oct 9

10/09/2007 - 2:00pm
10/09/2007 - 2:30pm

Regional Equity Atlas: City Council presentation
Tuesday October 9, 2007
3:00pm - 3:30pm

City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR 97030

Presentation to the Gresham City Council on the Regional Equity Atlas

The Equity Atlas explores equity in the Portland metropolitan region, compiling data on demographics, transportation, housing, schools, health, and access to food and natural areas.

Rockwood Business Coalition Business Fair: Sep 28

09/28/2007 - 9:00am
09/28/2007 - 2:00pm


Friday, September 28th, 2007
10:00am - 03:00pm
Vance Park
1300 SE 182nd Ave

September 11, 2007

For more information:
Dina DiNucci, Chair 503.740.0578
Lori Stegmann, Vice Chair 503.667.7971

The Rockwood Business Coalition (RBC) & partners invites local businesses to attend a FREE ONE DAY BUSINESS EVENT & CELEBRATION called "A Day Out of the Office - And in the Park."

Naito proposes routing Gresham funds


Naito proposes routing Gresham funds to center

$4 million - Commissioner would pay for a mental health center with tax revenue
Friday, September 14, 2007
ROBIN FRANZEN The Oregonian Staff

GRESHAM -- Multnomah County should phase out business-income tax revenues it now shares with Gresham and use the money to help pay for a mental health crisis triage center, county Commissioner Lisa Naito has proposed in a self-described "provocative" memo to her board colleagues.

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