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Download the Wilkes East Neighborhood Summer 2021 Newsletter here!

Download the Wilkes East Neighborhood Summer 2021 Newsletter here! Wilkes East Neighborhood, Gresham Oregon USA. Diversity, Harmony, Community- Together 'WE' can make a difference.

Summer 2021 Newsletter

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


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Summer 2021 Newsletter

Inside This Issue:

  • Trackers, Never Lose Stuff Again
  • New Special Needs Adult Program
  • Wilkes East Land-Use Update
  • Saving 267 Trees; Shaull Woods
  • Meet City Councilor Dina DiNucci

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 general meetings.

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To volunteer contact chair@wilkeseastna.org.

City of Gresham Housing Capacity Analysis Open House: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM

04/08/2021 - 6:00pm
04/08/2021 - 7:30pm
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City of Gresham Housing Capacity Analysis Open House: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM. Get Involved, Make a Difference. Info here!

Get Involved, Make a Difference

When: Thu, Apr 08, 2021 6PM-7:30PM
Where: Virtual open house

You are invited to join the housing capacity analysis project team at a virtual open house on April 8 at 6:00 pm.

The housing capacity analysis project includes an analysis of future housing projections and an inventory of the city's available buildable lands. These activities will determine Gresham's housing needs for the next 20 years and the capacity for that housing to be developed.

At the open house, the project consultant will review key findings from their housing market analysis for Gresham as well as preliminary housing forecast and buildable lands inventory results. The presentation will include time for questions and answers.

Visit the housing capacity analysis page for more information about this project.

How to join this meeting

For more information about this event, contact Mary Phillips at Mary.Phillips@GreshamOregon.gov.

City of Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Apr 12, 2021 6:30PM-8PM

04/12/2021 - 6:30pm
04/12/2021 - 8:00pm
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City of Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Apr 12, 2021 6:30PM-8PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Apr 12, 2021 6:30PM-
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

In order to protect public health, safety, and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gresham Planning Commission will meet remotely at 6:30 pm on Monday, April 12, via Zoom.

Instructions to participate

People who wish to speak during the meeting, provide written comments, are unable to access the meeting remotely, or are otherwise unable to participate in the meeting, should notify staff 24 hours in advance of the meeting for instructions and assistance. This allows the City time to provide alternate arrangements, if needed.

Please contact Amanda Lunsford at Amanda.Lunsford@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2221 for participation instructions or more information about the meeting.

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

Design Commission Meeting: Wed, Apr 21, 2021 6:30PM-7:30PM

04/21/2021 - 6:30pm
04/21/2021 - 7:30pm
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Design Commission Meeting: Wed, Apr 21, 2021 6:30PM--7:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Apr 21, 2021 6:30PM--7:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

In order to protect public health, safety and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gresham Design Commission will meet remotely at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, April 21, via Zoom.

Instructions to participate

People who wish to speak during the meeting, provide written comments, are unable to access the meeting remotely, or are otherwise unable to participate in the meeting, should notify staff 24 hours in advance of the meeting for instructions and assistance. This allows the City time to provide alternate arrangements.

Please contact Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2842 for participation instructions or more information.

The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city.

The Commission assists in the development and application of design standards and guidelines, and will conduct hearings as necessary to ensure that proposed public and private projects achieve these standards.

Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Apr 26, 2021 6:30PM-7:30PM

04/26/2021 - 6:30pm
04/26/2021 - 7:30pm
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Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Apr 26, 2021 6:30PM--7:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Apr 26, 2021 6:30PM--7:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

In order to protect public health, safety, and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gresham Planning Commission will meet remotely at 6:30 pm on Monday, April 26, via Zoom.

Instructions to participate

People who wish to speak during the meeting, provide written comments, are unable to access the meeting remotely, or are otherwise unable to participate in the meeting, should notify staff 24 hours in advance of the meeting for instructions and assistance. This allows the City time to provide alternate arrangements, if needed.

Please contact Amanda Lunsford at Amanda.Lunsford@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2221 for participation instructions or more information about the meeting.

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

Gresham Redevelopment Commission Mar 16, 2021 Meeting: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 3:30PM-4:30PM

03/16/2021 - 3:30pm
03/16/2021 - 4:30pm
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Gresham Redevelopment Commission Mar 16, 2021 Meeting: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 3:30PM-4:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 3:30PM-4:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

The Gresham Redevelopment Commission (GRDC) meets as needed on the third Tuesday of the month following the 1:00 pm Gresham City Council meeting. The GRDC meeting start time will vary depending on the length of the City Council meeting. The March 16 GRDC meeting will not start before 3:30 pm and it could start later than that time, depending on the length of the 1:00 pm City Council meeting and City Council Executive Session that precede the GRDC meeting.

GRDC meetings allow necessary Urban Renewal business to be dealt with, such a bid and grant awards, budget adoption, public hearings, resolutions, approval of projects and related updates, and policy and property matters.

COVID-19 emergency order meeting procedure

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the meetings are held online via Zoom.

How to attend and access agenda materials

  • The Zoom meeting log-in/call-in information is listed on the first page of the meeting agenda. The agenda and related materials are posted on the Council Meeting Agendas and Videos web page under Upcoming Events (Redevelopment Commission applicable meeting), and on the Gresham Redevelopment Commission web page in the Meeting agendas and minutes section. Agenda materials are posted to those locations approximately one week before the meeting.
  • If you are unable to access the meeting via Zoom, contact Cecille Turley, Program Technician, at 503-618-2545 or Cecille.Turley@GreshamOregon.gov no later than 2:00 pm the day before the meeting so the City can provide alternate arrangements.

How to provide testimony

  • Residents who want to provide oral testimony must register their name, e-mail address, phone number, and subject matter no later than 2:00 pm the day before the meeting via email to Cecille Turley, Program Technician, at Cecille.Turley@GreshamOregon.gov.
  • Residents who want to provide written testimony must submit their written testimony no later than 2:00 pm the day before the meeting via email to Cecille Turley, Program Technician at Cecille.Turley@GreshamOregon.gov so the testimony can be provided to the GRDC before the meeting.

For more information, contact Cecille Turley, Program Technician, at 503-618-2545 or Cecille.Turley@GreshamOregon.gov.

Design Commission Meeting: Wed, Mar 17, 2021 6:30PM-8:30PM

03/17/2021 - 6:30pm
03/17/2021 - 8:30pm
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Design Commission Meeting: Wed, Mar 17, 2021 6:30PM-8:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Wed, Mar 17, 2021 6:30PM-
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

In order to protect public health, safety and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gresham Design Commission will meet remotely at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, March 17, via Zoom.

Instructions to participate

People who wish to speak during the meeting, provide written comments, are unable to access the meeting remotely, or are otherwise unable to participate in the meeting, should notify staff 24 hours in advance of the meeting for instructions and assistance. This allows the City time to provide alternate arrangements.

Please contact Jamie.Thomes@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2842 for participation instructions or more information.

The Design Commission is the primary advising subcommittee to the City Council on design excellence for the built environment of the city.

The Commission assists in the development and application of design standards and guidelines, and will conduct hearings as necessary to ensure that proposed public and private projects achieve these standards.

Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Mar 22, 2021 6:30PM-8:30PM

03/22/2021 - 6:30pm
03/22/2021 - 8:30pm
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Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Mar 22, 2021 6:30PM-. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Mar 22, 2021 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

In order to protect public health, safety, and welfare during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gresham Planning Commission will meet remotely at 6:30 pm on Monday, March 22, via Zoom.

Instructions to participate

People who wish to speak during the meeting, provide written comments, are unable to access the meeting remotely, or are otherwise unable to participate in the meeting, should notify staff 24 hours in advance of the meeting for instructions and assistance. This allows the City time to provide alternate arrangements, if needed.

Please contact Jennifer McGinnis at Jennifer.McGinnis@GreshamOregon.gov or 503-618-2221 for participation instructions or more information about the meeting.

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

Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Oct 12, 2020 6:30PM-8:30PM

10/12/2020 - 6:30pm
10/12/2020 - 8:30pm
Etc/GMT-8
Gresham Planning Commission Meeting: Mon, Oct 12, 2020 6:30PM-8:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Mon, Oct 12, 2020 6:30PM-8:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

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 Amanda Lunsford, Administrative Analyst at 503-618-2235 or Amanda.Lunsford@GreshamOregon.gov.

Gresham Redevelopment Commission Oct 20, 2020 Meeting: Tue, Oct 20, 2020 11:30AM-12:30PM

10/20/2020 - 11:30am
10/20/2020 - 12:30pm
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Gresham Redevelopment Commission Oct 20, 2020 Meeting: Tue, Oct 20, 2020 11:30AM-12:30PM. Get involved, Make a difference. Info here!

Get involved, Make a difference

When: Tue, Oct 20, 2020 11:30AM-12:30PM
Where: Online meeting via Zoom

Gresham Redevelopment Commission (GRDC) meetings allow necessary Urban Renewal business to be dealt with, such as advisory committee reports, bid and grant awards, budget adoption, public hearings, resolutions, project updates and policy matters.

COVID-19 emergency order meeting procedure

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the meetings are held online via Zoom, typically on the third Tuesday of the month 30 minutes following adjournment of the 10:00 am Gresham City Council, with some exceptions to that schedule.

How to attend and access agenda materials

  • For Zoom meeting log-in/call-in information, please see the meeting agenda on the Council Meeting Agendas and Videos page under Upcoming Events or the Gresham Redevelopment Commission page. Agenda materials are posted to those locations approximately one week before the meeting.
  • If you are unable to access the meeting via Zoom, contact Cecille Turley, Program Technician, by calling 503-618-2545 no later than 24 hours before to the meeting start time so the City can provide alternate arrangements.

How to provide testimony

  • Residents wishing to provide oral testimony must register their name, e-mail address, phone number, and subject matter no later than 24 hours before the meeting start time via email to Cecille Turley, Program Technician, at Cecille.Turley@GreshamOregon.gov.
  • Residents wishing to provide written testimony must submit their written testimony no later than 24 hours before the meeting start time via email to Cecille Turley, Program Technician at Cecille.Turley@GreshamOregon.gov so the testimony can be provided to the GRDC before the meeting.

For more information, contact Cecille Turley, Program Technician, at 503-618-2545 or Cecille.Turley@GreshamOregon.gov.

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