Public safety

WENA Quarterly Meeting at St Aidan's: Nov 19, 2009 7PM

11/19/2009 - 7:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood, Gresham Oregon. Diversity, Harmony, Community - Together we can make a difference!
  • Master plan for Nadaka park
  • NE Halsey St changes (162nd-181st)
  • Park Safety Q&A

Join Your Neighbors... Get involved. Make a difference!

When: Thursday, Nov 19, 2009 7:00PM
Where: St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
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Save the date!

Be sure to save Thursday, Nov 19th at 7:00 PM for this meeting at St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 17405 NE Glisan St, Portland, Oregon. Get map!

Who should attend?

This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!

Fall Neighborhood Safety Forum, Gresham City Hall, Council Chambers: Nov 7, 2009 9AM

11/07/2009 - 9:00am
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Fall Neighborhood Safety Forum, Gresham City Hall, Council Chambers: Nov 7, 2009 9AM. Info here!
Visit greshamoregon.gov

You're invited!
Community Question & Answer

Fall Neighborhood Safety Forum
Saturday, Nov 7 9AM-NOON

When: Saturday, Nov 7 9AM-NOON
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

Click here to download the flyer!

Fall Neighborhood Safety Forum

Citizens will have the opportunity to get an update from the Police Department on current activities, Code Enforcement Q&A, and Neighborhood Safety Presentation.

Volunteers Needed to Count Gresham Street & Trail Users: Sep 8-13, 2009

09/08/2009 - 4:00pm
09/08/2009 - 6:00pm
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How many people bike, walk, and skateboard on Gresham streets & trails? Volunteers Needed to Count Users, Sept 8-13, 2009. Info here!

How many people bike, walk, and skateboard on Gresham streets & trails?

Volunteers Needed to Count Users, Sept 8-13

Regional Streets and Trails User Count and Survey

Gresham is participating in a nationwide effort to document the number of people biking, walking, skateboarding, and rollerblading on trails and local streets. As part of that effort, City staff is asking for volunteers to help conduct counts and surveys.

Dates and Times

4 to 6PM on Sept. 8, 9, 10 (Tues, Weds, Thurs)

Noon to 2PM on Sept. 12 and 13 (Saturday, Sunday)

Sign up now!

To volunteer contact Jonathan David at 503-618-2321 or Jonathan.David@GreshamOregon.gov . Leave your name, phone number and e-mail address, a preferred day, and if desired, the location where you would like to volunteer.

Count Locations

The City has identified 18 locations where counts will be taken:

1. Marine Drive at I-85
2. 181st Avenue at Halsey Street
3. Halsey Street at 201st Avenue
4. Gresham-Fairview Trail at Burnside Road
5. 181st Avenue at Division Street
6. 181st Avenue at Powell Boulevard
7. pringwater Trail at Pleasant View Drive
8. Burnside Avenue at 223rd Avenue (Eastman Parkway)
9. Powell Boulevard at 23rd Ave (Eastman Parkway)
10. Springwater Trail at Main City Park
11. Cleveland Avenue at Fifth Street
12. Springwater Trail at 242nd Avenue/Hogan Road
13. Stark Street at Kane Drive
14. Kane Drive at Division Street
15. Kane Drive at Powell Valley Road
16. 282nd Avenue at Lusted Road
17. 181st Avenue at Glisan Street
18. 181st Avenue at Stark Street

Send a message to criminals! Join your neighbors for the 26th National Night Out: Aug 4, 2009 7PM-10PM

08/04/2009 - 7:00pm
08/04/2009 - 10:00pm
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Send a message to criminals! Join your neighbors for the 26th National Night Out: Aug 4, 2009 7PM-10PM.  Help make your community safe and raise awareness about local anticrime programs. Click here for details!
    National Night Out website

America's Night Out Against Crime

National Night Out
August 4, 2009 7PM-10PM

When: Tuesday, Aug 4th, 2009 7PM-10PM
Where: Your neighborhood!

Celebrate the 26th anniversary of National Night Out by hosting an event in your neighborhood on August 4.

Last year over 37 million people across 15,449 communities participated in events to help make communities safe and raise awareness about anticrime programs.

    National Night Out is designed to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness,
  • Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs,
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

    Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils National Night Out is also celebrated with:

  • block parties,
  • cookouts,
  • visits from local police and sheriff departments
  • parades, exhibits,
  • flashlight walks,
  • contests, and
  • youth programs.

Organize a National Night Out Event in Your Neighborhood

Call 503-618-2567 or contact Cathy Harrington at Cathy.Harrington@ci.gresham.or.us to register your event and receive National Night Out materials.

National Night Out website

Vance Park (Rockwood)

UPDATE (07-30-2009) The Rockwood Neighborhood Association invites you to National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4 at Vance Park (SE 182nd & Main St) from 5PM-8PM. Get Map! This event will have live music, a setup for families to learn disc golf, free food, the REC mobile w/additional activities for kids and other activities. Bring something to sit on, and enjoy the evening with friends, family and neighbors!

Argay Park (Parkrose)

UPDATE (07-30-2009) Argay invites you to National Night Out on Tuesday, August 4 at Argay Park, NE 141st & Failing St (2 blks south of Sandy Blvd). Get Map! Come enjoy food by Burgerville (hamburger, chips, drink & ice cream for only $3.00), music by KoolTones (East Portland's favorite classic rock band), games, face painting & clown. Guests include: Portland Police - North Precinct, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) with armored carrier, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) with National Response Team Investigative Vehicle and "explosives & bomb display", Portland Fire & Rescue and fire engine. Bring your dollar bills (for food), a sun hat, something to sit on, and enjoy an evening of entertainment and "picnicking" with friends, family and neighbors!

Rockwood, East County Justice Center & East County Public Safety Forum: May 12, 2009 7:30PM

05/12/2009 - 7:30pm
05/12/2009 - 9:00pm
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Rockwood, East County Justice Center & East County Public Safety Forum: May 12, 2009 7:30PM

A forum to discuss...
the Justice Center, Courts and Public Safety as part of Rockwood's Urban Renewal

When: Tuesday, May 12 2009 7:30PM - 9:00PM
Where: Parklane Christian Reformed Church
16001 SE Main St (just off of 162nd Ave)
Portland, OR
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East County Justice Center debacle

Members of East Portland communities are increasingly concerned about the Rockwood Public Safety presence now and in future. Most notably, East Portlander's are very concerned about the East County Justice Center debacle.

County changes direction on project

Multnomah County was scheduled to build a full service Justice Facility, including courthouses, community space, sheriff's office and other facilities in Rockwood. The Rockwood Bowling alley at 187th & SE Stark St was purchased for this project. Multnomah County has reconsidered this project, and is planning on building courthouses in downtown Gresham instead.

Attend the public forum

The Rockwood Neighborhood Association is co-sponsoring a forum May 12th to discuss the Justice Center, Courts and Public Safety as components in Rockwood's Urban Renewal efforts.

Attendees

  • Multnomah County Chair Ted Wheeler
  • Multnomah County Commissioner Diane McKeel
  • Multnomah District Attorney Michael Shrunk
  • Multnomah County Judge Edward Jones
  • Gresham Mayor Shane Bemis
  • Gresham Councilors Richard Strathern & Paul Warr-King
  • Gresham Police Chief Craig Junginger
  • East Precinct Police Commander Mike Crebs

Everyone is urged to attend this important meeting and show support for this very important part of Rockwood's future. Several important questions will be asked and answered. The public is invited to ask questions too.

Sponsored by the Centiennial Community Association, East Portland Neighborhoods, Rockwood Neighborhood Association, & Rockwood Business Coalition

City of Gresham Bike Rodeo at CityFest: Sat, May 13, 2017 10AM-2PM

05/03/2017 - 5:27am
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City of Gresham Bike Rodeo at CityFest: Sat, May 13, 2017 10AM-2PM. . Info here!

Grab Your Bike, Join the Fun!

When: Sat, May 13, 2017 10AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Bring your bike and have fun at our Bike Rodeo course, while also learning and practicing the rules of the road. Travel through five stations to learn basic bike safety and ride an obstacle course to test your bike-handling skills.

In addition, have your bike checked out for safety, your helmet adjusted with Legacy Healths Trauma Nurses Talk Tough program, and learn ways to extend your bicycle trips by using the bus or MAX.

Read more about Bike Month events in Gresham.

For more information, contact Jay Higgins at 503-618-2215 or Jay.Higgins@GreshamOregon.gov.

Wood Village Conflict Resolutions Skills Workshop Apr 2017: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 6PM-8PM

04/18/2017 - 6:00pm
04/18/2017 - 8:00pm
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Wood Village Conflict Resolutions Skills Workshop Apr 2017: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 6PM-8PM. Peaceful Solutions. Info here!

Peaceful Solutions

When: Tue, Apr 18, 2017 6PM-8PM
Where: Wood Village City Hall
2055 NE 238th Drive
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From time to time we all experience tough situations with our neighbors, tenants, landlords, roommates or those we work with. If these situations arent resolved they can grow into really troublesome problems. This free training will teach conflict resolution skills through communication. Participants will be actively engaged throughout the training with the help of experts that will provide coaching through hands on practice.

Contact East Metro Mediation to Register 503-618-3247 Mediate@greshamoregon.gov.

Wilkes East Neighborhood, 2017 Spring Meeting: Mon Mar 13, 2017 7PM-9PM

03/13/2017 - 7:00pm
03/13/2017 - 9:00pm
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Wilkes East Neighborhood 2017 Spring Meeting, Mon Mar 13, 2017 7PM-9PM. Everyone's invited! Join your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference! Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av - Bdlg CI. Info here!

When: Mon Mar 13, 2017 7PM-9PM
(New date! 2nd Monday)
Where: Albertina Kerr, Gresham Campus
Building "CI"
(small bldg, center north on property)
722 NE 162nd Av
Gresham, OR
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Neighborhood Meeting, Everyone's Invited

Join Your Neighbors. Get involved. Make a difference!

Save the date
Be sure to save Monday, Mar 13th at 7PM for the Wilkes East Neighborhood 2017 Spring Meeting. The meeting will be held at Albertina Kerr, 722 NE 162nd Av, Building "CI" (small bldg, center north on property), Gresham OR. Get map!

Guests & Topics
Speakers for the March 13th meeting include: Steve Fancher, City of Gresham, Transportation Department to explain the new Utility Tax and pothole repairs; Deborah Kafoury, Multnomah County Chair to update us on the homeless shelters in and around our neighborhood; & hopefully our new Chief of Police Robin Sellers to speak about crime & her goals for our community.

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. Info here! or contact any board member.

Who should attend?
This meeting is open to all residents and businesses in the Wilkes East Neighborhood!

Be Part Of Your Community. Plan To Attend.

City of Gresham Transportation Subcommittee Meeting: Thu, Dec 01, 2016 6:30PM-8:30PM

12/01/2016 - 6:30pm
12/01/2016 - 8:30pm
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City of Gresham Transportation Subcommittee Meeting: Thu, Dec 01, 2016 6:30PM-8:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Thu, Dec 01, 2016 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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The Transportation Subcommittee advises the Gresham City Council in the ongoing development of a comprehensive transportation network that will improve the safety and livability of Gresham.

For more information about this event contact Katherine Kelly at 503-618-2110 or Katherine.Kelly@GreshamOregon.gov.

City of Gresham Transportation Subcommittee Meeting: Thu, Nov 03, 2016 6:30PM-8:30PM

11/03/2016 - 6:30pm
11/03/2016 - 8:30pm
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City of Gresham Transportation Subcommittee Meeting: Thu, Nov 03, 2016 6:30PM-8:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Thu, Nov 03, 2016 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Barlow Trail Rm
1333 NW Eastman Pky
Get Map!

The Transportation Subcommittee advises the Gresham City Council in the ongoing development of a comprehensive transportation network that will improve the safety and livability of Gresham.

For more information about this event contact Katherine Kelly at 503-618-2110 or Katherine.Kelly@GreshamOregon.gov.

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