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!

Let's Get Dirty: May 10, 2008

05/10/2008 - 9:00am
05/10/2008 - 2:00pm
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Gardening at the Zimmerman House

When: Saturday May 10th 2008 9:00AM - 2:00PM

Where: Zimmerman Park
17111 NE Sandy Blvd.

Take a step back into history by volunteering at the Zimmermann House. This 1874 farmhouse is a perfect reflection of typical Columbia River dairy farm life in the late 1800s. Volunteers are needed to weed and prune in the garden, which will contribute to the historical site overall beauty.

SOLV: Down By The Riverside: May 17, 2008

05/17/2008 - 9:00am
05/17/2008 - 1:00pm
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SOLV Down By the Riverside
at Butler Creek Invasive Removal Project

When: Saturday May 17th, 2008 9:00AM - 1:00PM
Where: Butler Creek Greenway
SW Binford Ave and SW Binford Lake Pkwy
(Meet at trailhead)

Hold it weeds! It's time to go! Volunteer to help restore Butler Creek's native landscape by volunteering at this upcoming restoration event. Volunteers will be removing ivy, holly, and blackberry from a section of the Butler Creek Trail to help ensure the preservation of future native species in Butler Creek Greenway.

Council Citizen Advisory Committees: Jan 29, 2008

01/29/2008 - 3:00pm
01/29/2008 - 4:00pm
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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
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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
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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
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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.

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