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City of Gresham Renewable Energy Forum: May 2, 2011 6:30PM

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The City of Gresham would like your help in determining where and how renewable energy technology should be allowed in Gresham. Renewable Energy forum: May 2, 2011 6:30PM. Info Here!
City of Gresham Renewal Energy website

Public Invited

When: Mon May 2, 2011 6:30PM-9PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Room 2A (Second Floor)
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Defining How Renewable Energy Should be Allowed

The City of Gresham would like your help in determining where and how renewable energy technology should be allowed in Gresham. Renewable energy includes solar power, wind turbines, biomass energy and geothermal energy.

You are invited to this community forum to review draft goals and policies that will provide direction for the project and for Gresham’s renewable energy future

Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: May 10, 2011 7PM

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City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations. Info here!

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhood Associations

When: Tuesday May 10, 2011 7:00PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Springwater Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Public welcome
The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.

The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

Gresham Plannng Commission, Residential Districts Review Proposed Code Changes Hearing: Apr 11, 2011 6:30PM

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Gresham Plannng Commission, Residential Districts Review Proposed Code Changes Hearing: Apr 11, 2011 6:30PM. Info here!

When: Mon, Apr 11, 2011 6:30AM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Council Chambers
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
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Proposed Code Changes Hearing

The Planning Commission will conduct a hearing April 11 regarding proposed changes to the Development Code related to residential compatibility.

The proposed Development Code amendments, a staff report and a Planning Commission memo are available on the Planning Commission page of the City’s website.

Additional information also is available on the project page.

The Code changes address the following issues:

  • Height and bulk of new homes
  • Height transitions (between single-family homes and more intense uses such as commercial uses, apartments or condominiums)
  • Flag lots (homes built behind other homes)
  • Buffering and screening between developments
  • How small-lot subdivisions are reviewed
  • Quality/appearance of fences along streets

Gresham Neighborhood Coalition Meeting: Apr 12, 2011 7PM

04/12/2011 - 7:00pm
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City of Gresham Coalition of Neighborhood Associations - A unified voice for Gresham's neighborhood associations. Info here!

Coalition of Gresham
Neighborhood Associations

Board Meeting
Tuesday Apr 12, 2011 7:00PM

When: Tuesday Apr 12, 2011 7:00PM
Where: Gresham City Hall, Springwater Trail Room
1333 NW Eastman Pky
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Public welcome

The Coalition of Gresham Neighborhood Associations was formed to provide structure and support for the leadership of Gresham's neighborhood associations, enabling more effective cooperation among neighborhood associations in order to achieve desired outcomes. Goals of the Coalition include providing a public forum for the review and evaluation of issues and problems, providing education and information on specific areas such as land use, and providing a unified voice for the neighborhood associations.

The Coalition meets monthly on the second Tuesday at 7:00PM

City Needs Your Feedback, Gresham Urban Forestry Management Plan Open House: April 19, 2011 5PM

04/19/2011 - 5:00pm
04/19/2011 - 7:00pm
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City Needs Your Feedback, Gresham Urban Forestry Management Plan Open House: April 19, 2011 5PM. Info here!

When: wed, Apr 19, 2011 5PM-7PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Room 2A
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham OR
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City Needs Your Feedback

We need your feedback on the Draft Urban Forestry Management Plan (UFMP) and the strategies proposed to enhance Gresham's urban forest over the next 20+ years. Join us on Tuesday, April 19 at 5 p.m. to review the Draft Urban Forestry Management Plan.

There will be a short presentation at the beginning of each hour that highlights the draft Plan and key action items identified in the Plan. We will provide copies of the full draft Plan for your review.

Gresham Redevelopment Commission Budget Committee Meeting: Apr 20, 2011 6PM

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Gresham Redevelopment Commission Budget Committee Meeting: Apr 20, 2011 6PM . Info here!

When: wed, Apr 20, 2011 6PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
Conference Center
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham OR
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The Gresham Redevelopment Commission Budget Committee (GRDCBC) meets once yearly in April to review and recommend a budget to the Gresham Redevelopment Commission.

The GRDCBC will meet on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. to consider the Gresham Redevelopment Commission’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2011/12 Budget for the Rockwood-West Gresham Urban Renewal Area. The meeting will be held in the Gresham City Hall Conference Center, 1333 NW Eastman Parkway, Gresham, OR. This is a public meeting. Citizens will have an opportunity to comment on the proposed budget during the citizen comment period.

The complete agenda packet is available on the web, accessible from the following link: GRDCBC Agendas and Minutes.

Agenda

  • Approval of April 2010 minutes
  • Election of Officers
  • Proposed 2011/12 Fiscal Budget
  • Citizen Comments
  • Motion to Approve 2011/12 Fiscal Budget

Hard copies of the Proposed Fiscal Year 2011/12 Budget document are available in the lobby at Gresham City Hall.

More information on the yearly budget process is available on the web.

Gresham and Wood Village Earth Day Recycling Event: Apr 23, 2011 9AM-2PM

04/23/2011 - 9:00am
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Gresham and Wood Village Annual Earth Day Recycling Event: Apr 23, 2011 9AM-2PM.  Info Here!

When: Sat Apr 23, 2011 9AM-2PM
Where: Gresham City Hall
1333 NW Eastman Pkwy
Gresham, OR
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Annual Earth Day Event. Bring your recyclables. Rain or Shine!

Clean up your world

Bring your recyclable items for collection to Gresham City Hall on Saturday, April 23, from 9AM to 2PM. This recycling event is free to Gresham and Wood Village residents and will be held in the Gresham City Hall parking lots, 1333 NW Eastman Pky. Rain or shine!

Below is a list of this years acceptable items. Click each link for details about what qualifies.

Collection Items

Electronics and Batteries

We are not accepting electronics or batteries at the Earth Day event. There are options for recycling these items.

TVs, computers and monitors can be recycled for free year-round at two recycling sites in Gresham.

Prescription Drug Take-Back, Gresham and East County: Apr 30, 2011 10AM-2PM

04/30/2011 - 10:00am
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Prescription Drug Take-Back, Gresham and East County residents: Apr 30, 2011 10AM-2PM. Info here!

When: Sat, Apr 30, 2011 10AM-2PM
Where: Troutdale Police Department
141 SE Dora St
Troutdale OR
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Safely Dispose Of Unwanted Drugs

On Saturday, April 30, the DEA and its partners will hold the second National Prescription Drug Take-Back Daynationwide. Gresham and East County residents can drop off prescription drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Troutdale Police Department, 141 S.E. Dora St., Troutdale.

The take-back service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

MultCo Commissioner McKeel to Speak at the Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting: Mar 28, 2011 7PM

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MultCo Commissioner McKeel to Speak at the Wilkes East Neighborhood Meeting: Mar 28, 2011 7PM. Info here!
Commissioner Diane McKeel, District 4
Click for Multnomah County website

Join Commissioner McKeel as she talks about recent changes in East Multnomah County

Monday evening 7PM
St Aidan's Episcopal Church

When: Monday, Mar 28, 2011 7PM
Where: St. Aidan's Episcopal Church
17405 NE Glisan St
Gresham, OR
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Multnomah County Diane McKeel will be the featured speaker at the Wilkes East Neighborhood public meeting on March 28th at 7PM, St Aidan's Episcopal Church, 174th & NE Glisan, Gresham.

Commissioner McKeel will discuss the recent changes in East Multnomah County including improvements in Rockwood, construction of the East County courthouse and the new Rockwood Building.

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to hear and speak first-hand with your County Commissioner.

Rosewood Initiative, Human Solutions Building Headline Rockwoood Neighborhood Assn Meeting: Mar 22, 2011 7PM-9PM

03/22/2011 - 7:00pm
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Rosewood Initiative, Human Solutions Building Headline Rockwoood Neighborhood Assn Meeting: Mar 22, 2011 7PM-9PM. Info here!
Max rider, 162nd & Burnside

Music takes calming influence to the MAX

Human Solutions brings eight services under one roof

When: Tuesday, Mar 22, 2011 7PM-9PM
Where: Rockwood Station Apartments
Community Center
19100 East Burnside St
Gresham, OR
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Plan to Attend

The Rockwood Neighborhood Association will hold their next regular meeting Tuesday, March 22nd from 7-9PM at the Rockwood Station Apartments Community Center. The public is invited to attend.

Following the conduct of business, they will have two presentations that should occupy the balance of the evening.

Presentations

  • Rosewood Initiative
    The first presentation will be by the Gresham Police Department officer spearheading the Rosewood Initiative, a project designed to address issues related to public safety concerns at and around the MAX stop at 162nd and Burnside, our first "gateway to Rockwood" light rail stop.
    See "Rosewood Initiative seeks to build community pride" link below, especially the readers comments on page two for a look into the problems facing this area on the border of Gresham and Portland. Ed
  • Community Health Providers
    The second presentation will be by a panel of community health providers
    describing the services of each of their clinics: the new Multnomah County Community Health Clinic on SE 182nd and its plans for expansion; and Wallace Medical Concern, soon to be located at the Human Solutions Rockwood Center building currently under construction at Couch and NE 181st. Dr. Bob Sayson, Medical Director of the Good News Clinic across from the Rockwood branch of the Multnomah County Library will also share news of his clinic's services and future expansion.
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