City of Gresham

Council Citizen Advisory Committees: Jan 29, 2008

01/29/2008 - 3:00pm
01/29/2008 - 4:00pm
Etc/GMT-8

Policy discussion of the CCAC restructuring

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2008 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Room – 1st Floor Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, Oregon

What:
The City Council will have their policy discussion of the Council Citizen Advisory Committees (CCACs) restructuring. This meeting had been scheduled for last week but was delayed two weeks

Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Jan 28, 2008

01/28/2008 - 6:30pm
01/28/2008 - 8:30pm
Etc/GMT-8

Code project updates, definitions, changes, and more

When: Monday, January 28, 2008 6:30PM - 8:30PM

Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Room – 1st Floor Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, Oregon

What:
The Gresham City Planning Commission staff will have a presentation on the update on the many code projects that are underway this year and have a longer discussion of the code update project (including the draft work plan & public participation plan, and a discussion of the 1st project, which is updating the development code definitions).

Neighborhood Connections: Jan 2008

Neighborhood Connections is a publication from the City of Gresham Communications & Community Outreach offering City of Gresham news, Public Safety information, Community Activities & Events, Training & Workshops, Volunteer Opportunities, and more.

Inside this Issue...

For more information contact City of Gresham Communications & Community Outreach, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030 www.ci.gresham.or.us

Native Planting at Gresham Woods: Feb 2

02/02/2008 - 9:00am
02/02/2008 - 1:00pm
Etc/GMT-8


Native Planting at Gresham Woods

When: Saturday, February 2nd – 9am to 1pm

Where: Gresham Woods

Directions: Powell Blvd east, right onto Eastman Pkwy. (223rd), right on Birdsdale, first left on SW 8th St. park on street near “Tree Planters at Work” sign, small access path to Springwater trail.

Contact: Friends of Trees 503.282.8846

Get Involved!

Get dirty, make new friends and help restore Gresham streams at Saturday morning community events this winter and spring!

Native Planting at Gresham's Main City Park: Jan 26, 2008

01/26/2008 - 9:00am
01/26/2008 - 1:00pm
Etc/GMT-8


Get dirty! Help restore Gresham streams

When: Saturday, January 26th - 9am to 1pm

Where: Main City Park

Directions: Powell Blvd.west, Left onto N. Main St. directly into the park. Park in southern parking lot, and meet close to the barn.

Contact: Rachel Zarfas 503.618.2789 rachel.zarfas@ci.gresham.or.us

Get Involved!

Get dirty, make new friends and help restore Gresham streams at Saturday morning community events this winter and spring!

Volunteers Needed to Help Gresham’s Streams!

Reach out to your community: Become a volunteer today!

Non-native, invasive weeds like Himalayan Blackberry and English Ivy are taking over stream banks in neighborhoods all over Gresham! Weed infestations are causing bank erosion and water pollution, destroying wildlife habitat and decreasing property values in our community.

Get Involved!

Get dirty, make new friends and help restore Gresham streams at Saturday morning community events!

Coalition Elects New Officers, Outlines Coming Months

The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations held its annual Election of Officers on Wednesday, January 9, 2008. The newly elected Board shared detailed plans for the coming year, and outlined the next few months scheduled presentations.

The Coalition meets monthly on the second Wednesday at 7:00PM in the Springwater Trail Room, Gresham City Hall, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR 97030.

The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations

DEQ approves Owens Corning insulation plant in Gresham

New plant opening 2009; to employ 35

Whitney Malkin, The Oregonian
whitneymalkin@news.oregonian.com

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality approved Owens Corning's revised plans to produce insulation in Gresham, granting the company a permit to finish construction and start production.

(WENA Editor: read Kimberly Howard, General Manager, Owens Corning Foam Insulation, Dec 2007 hearing statement here)

DEQ's decision last week comes after years of environmental controversy about the plant.

Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: May 14

05/14/2008 - 7:00pm
05/14/2008 - 8:30pm
Etc/GMT-8

When: Wednesday, May 14, 2008 7:00PM

Where: Gresham City Hall, Springwater Trail Room

The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations next meeting will be Wednesday, May 14th, 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!

Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Mar 12

03/12/2008 - 7:00pm
03/12/2008 - 8:30pm
Etc/GMT-8

When: Wednesday, March 12, 2008 7:00PM

Where: Gresham City Hall, Springwater Trail Room

The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations next meeting will be Wednesday, March 12th, 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!

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