Land use

Wilkes East Neighborhood, 2020 Spring Meeting: Mon Mar 09, 2020 7PM-8:30PM

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Wilkes East Neighborhood 2020 Spring Meeting: Mon Mar 09, 2020 7PM-8:30PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Training Building. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting.

Meeting Notice

When: Mon Mar 09, 2020 7PM-8:30PM
Where: Albertina Kerr
Gresham Campus, Training Building
(small bldg, center north on campus)
722 NE 162nd Av
Gresham, OR
Get Map!

Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, March 9th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2020 Spring Meeting. The meeting will be held at Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Training Building (small bldg, center north on property), Gresham OR. Get map!

Agenda

  • Gresham Police NET Team update
  • CVIP (Citizen Volunteers in Policing)
  • Glisan Commuters Initiative (Glisan Street Lane Reduction)
  • Neighborhood news and more

Seeking Board Members.   Are you motivated, passionate, creative?
Did you know you can become a Member-at-Large at any time? Being a Board Member is a great opportunity and experience for any neighbor, whether you’ve been on a board before or you're considering the idea for the first time. No experience required. Nominate yourself. Info here! or contact any board member. Get involved! Make a difference!

Who should attend?
Participation is open to all residents who live, own property or a business, organization, church or government agency within our boundaries

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood is located in the northwest corner of the City of Gresham, Oregon, and is one of Gresham's sixteen neighborhoods. Wilkes East Neighborhood borders are roughly NE Sandy Blvd to the north, NE 181st Ave to the east, NE Glisan St to the south, and NE 162nd Ave to the west. Get map!.


Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting Signs. Info here!

Watch for these red & white Meeting Signs the week before our meeting. The signs were purchased with assistance of the City of Gresham Neighborhood Grant Program, and with volunteer hours to set them out and retrieve them. Signs Now NW also made a generous contribution to this project.

Mark your calendar. See you there!

Download the Wilkes East Neighborhood Spring 2020 Newsletter here!

Download the Wilkes East Neighborhood Spring 2020 Newsletter here! Wilkes East Neighborhood, Gresham Oregon USA. Diversity, Harmony, Community- Together 'WE' can make a difference.

2020 Spring Newsletter

"Diversity, Harmony, Community -
Together 'WE' can make a difference!”


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Spring 2020 Newsletter

Inside This Issue:

  • Pining for a Parks District
  • Albertina Kerr Housing Update
  • Wilkes East Land-Use Update
  • Glisan Street Lane Reduction

Download your copy here. (includes active web links)

Newsletters are a regular publication of the Wilkes East Neighborhood Association. They are hand-delivered to over 1,500 residences and businesses in our area 3 times per year, timed to correspond with our regular meetings.

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Got a story or tip to share?
Wilkes East residents are encouraged to submit articles and tips for the newsletter. Articles should be limited to 300-500 words and may be subject to editing Include a related photo. Send by email to chair@wilkeseastna.org, or by postal mail to: 17104 NE Oregon St • Portland OR 97230.

Volunteers Needed
Newsletters are hand-delivered to Wilkes East residents and businesses by neighborhood volunteers. There are always routes that need delivery people. Routes are small and many. We can always use your help.
To volunteer contact chair@wilkeseastna.org.

Albertina Kerr Workforce and Inclusive Housing Project Update, February 2020

Albertina Kerr Workforce and Inclusive Housing Project Update, February 2020. Gresham campus. Construction starts August 2020. Completion September 2021. Info here!
Albertina Kerr Workforce and Inclusive Housing. Entry, Gresham campus. Click to enlarge.

By: Jeff Carr
CEO, Albertina Kerr
www.albertinakerr.org/

Albertina Kerr continues to move forward and make progress on its Workforce and Inclusive Housing Project to be located on the Gresham campus at 722 NE 162 Avenue. The project will include 150 units, from studios to 3 bedrooms. Since the November Wilkes East Neighborhood meeting where a presentation was made, significant progress has been made:

  • Site due diligence was completed in December 2019 (Geotech, surveying, arborist report)
  • A Design Review Consult was completed with the City of Gresham Community Design Review Committee in December 2019
  • 100% Schematic Design was completed in early January 2020
    Submittals were completed for land use review in early January 2020
  • Albertina Kerr hit the $1 million private fundraising mark in December 2020 and only needs $200,000 more in private donations to hit the total goal of $1.2 million in private donations.

One significant change since the November meeting is that we have decided to pursue making the building “net zero” from an energy use standpoint, which means we will be adding enhancements to make the entire building more energy efficient and producing energy via solar panels to provide enough energy to operate the entire building year-round.

The current timeline for the project is as follows:

Goal Date
Complete 100% schematic design January-2020 - Done
Submit for land use January-2020 - Done
Complete 50% design development February-2020
Land use public hearing March-2020
Complete 100% design development April-2020
Update hard cost & proforma May-2020
Land use approval May-2020
Submit for building permit May-2020
Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) July-2020
Permit Issued August-2020
Construction Start August-2020
Construction Complete September-2021

We continue to be excited about this project and what it will mean for direct care workers at Albertina Kerr and others who care for some of the most vulnerable members of our community.

Architect Images

Alberina Kerr Workforce and Inclusive Housing. Gresham campus. NE 162nd Ave view. Click to enlarge
NE 162nd Ave view. Click to enlarge
Alberina Kerr Workforce and Inclusive Housing. Greshma campus. NE Holladay St view. Click to enlarge
NE Holladay St view. Click to enlarge

About Albertine Kerr
For more than 100 years, Albertina Kerr has been caring for Oregon’s most vulnerable citizens. Over the decades, our services have evolved to meet the community’s needs. While these needs have changed, the values of our expert caregivers remain constant: compassion, commitment, collaboration, and advocacy.

Today, Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), mental health challenges, and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential. We provide comprehensive crisis and preventative mental health care for children and teens, as well as a full range of services for children and adults with IDD.

Learn more at www.albertinakerr.org

City of Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM

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City of Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Mar 27, 2017 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

The Planning Commission advises City Council on long-range, comprehensive planning and land use issues within the city.

For more information on this event contact Tammy Richardson, Planning Technician at 503-618-2401 or Tammy.Richardson@GreshamOregon.gov.

City of Gresham, Planning Commission Meeting: Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:30PM-9PM

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City of Gresham, Planning Commission Meeting: Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:30PM-9PM. Get involved, make a difference. Info here!

Get Involved, Make A Difference

When: Mon Jun 27, 2016 6:30PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Parkway
Gresham, OR
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The Planning Commission advises City Council on long-range, comprehensive planning and land use issues within the city.

For more information about this event contact Tammy Richardson, Planning Technician at 503-618-2401 or Tammy.Richardson@GreshamOregon.gov.

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

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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
Get Map!

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).

Early Neighborhood Notice; Renovation of Historic Louise Home: Thu Apr 10, 2014 6-7PM

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Early Neighborhood Notice; Renovation of Historic Louise Home: Thu Apr 10, 2014 6-7PM<br />
. Info here!
Albertina Kerr, Louise Home, Gresham campus

Renovation of Louise Bldg

When: Thu Apr 10, 2014 6-7PM
Where: Albertina Kerr Center
Meeting at Chapel
876 NE 162nd Av
Portland OR
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You're Invited
Plan to attend this informative meeting at Albertina Kerr's Gresham campus as their staff outlines Phase II. Improvements include changes to parking, circulation and landscaping, in addition to renovation and expanion of the historic Louise building.

Background
The Louise Home, 722 NE 162nd Ave, is now the Gresham campus for Albertina Kerr Centers for Children, a mental and emotional health service center. Built in 1925, the Georgian Revival styled building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1987, more than 70 years after it became the property of the Pacific Coast Rescue and Protective Society, which would later become Albertina Kerr.

Changes ahead for Rockwood Town Center; Early Neighborhood Meeting: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6PM

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Changes ahead for Rockwood Town Center; Early Neighborhood Notification Meeting: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6PM. Two land parcels to be consolidated, existing structures demolished, for construction of a new school. Info here!
18935 E Burnside. Click to enlarge

New Construction Coming
Burnside & Stark

When: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6PM
Where: 19109 SE Stark St
Gresham, OR
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Land parcels to be consolidated, structures demolished, for construction of a new school at Burnside & Stark.

Strip club, and pool & spa to be demolished

Changes ahead for Rockwood Town Center; Early Neighborhood Notification Meeting: Mon Nov 25, 2013 6PM. Two land parcels to be consolidated, existing structures demolished, for construction of new school. Info here!
19027 SE Stark

According to the Early Neighborhood Notification Meeting signs posted at Foxy Girls, 18935 E. Burnside St (Map), and at Metro Pool and Spa, 19027 SE Stark St (Map).

Two land parcels to be consolidated, existing structures demolished, to make way for construction of new school. Info here!
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The two land parcels will be consolidated and the existing structures demolished to make way for construction of a new school.

Neighbors and interested citizens are encouraged to attend the early neightborhood meeting, Monday Nov 25th, 6PM at 19109 SE Stark St, Gresham, Oregon (Map) to learn project details.

Albertina-Kerr To Address Concerns On Proposed Expansion of Subacute Facility in West Gresham: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:30PM

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Albertina-Kerr To Address Concerns On Proposed Expansion of Subacute Facility in West Gresham: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:30PM. Info here!

Neighbors Urged to Attend

When: Wed Oct 09, 2013 6:30PM
Where: Albertina-Kerr Chapel
876 NE 162nd Av
Gresham OR
Get Map!

Albertina-Kerr is in the process of making changes and additions to their subacute care facility located in the Wilkes East neighborhood.

The changes include the addition of a new building along the east boundary of the campus facing NE 165th St, opening two driveways along NE 165th St, and the future removal of an older building along NE 162nd.

The Wilkes East Neighborhood Association has several unanswered concerns about this project including security (patients and neighbors) as well as the traffic impact to NE 165th and the surrounding areas.

Albertina-Kerr was suppose to discuss this project and answer neighbor concerns at the Wilkes East Summer General Meeting, August 26th but, they failed to show-up or cancel their appearance. Ed.

We encourage you to attend this meeting with Albertina-Kerr’s CEO Chris Krenk, Wednesday, October 9th 6:30PM at the Albertina-Kerr chapel.

If you are unable to attend & have concerns about this project, please send them to krisfreiermuth@wilkeseastna.org prior to the meeting date.

Land-Use Hearing: Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:30PM
The City of Gresham will be holding a land-use hearing for the Albertina-Kerr expansion on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 6:30PM at City Hall, 1333 NW Eastman Pky, Gresham. Get Map! The public is invited to attend.

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

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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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