This Month's Meeting Agenda

Portsmouth Neighborhood Association Board Meeting

Agenda Tuesday, July 11, 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

We will not have a meeting in August so that everyone can host or attend a National Night Out Event! 

Next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday September 12, 2017. We typcially meet the first Tuesday of the month, but to accomdoate teh holiday and back to school activities our meeting will be the second Tuesday of September. 

Portsmouth Neighborhood Association Meeting Agenda Draft for 9/12

Meeting Purpose:

This is the regular monthly meeting of the PNA Board with the community vote as the first agenda item.

Facilitator:  Shawn Postera

Timekeeper:  Akemi Ishikawa

Board Meeting Topics

6:30-6:40 p.m. Welcome

Introductions & announcements

Community Vote: To update bylaws to reflect name change from TCAP-The Community Association of Portsmouth to be Portsmouth Neighborhood Association


Informational Presentations for the board to consider supporting with the many ways we can share information with our community.

6:55-7:05 -Portland Just Energy Transition Initiative - Flyer to be distriubted at the meeting.

Board discussion and potential voting

Approve minutes

Treasurer’s report

Committee / interest area reports:

  • Land Use-Portland Map new functionality

  • Public Safety

  • Parks

  • Yearly Calendar planning (today or next meeting?) To include community forum planning

  • Consider adopting the Neighborhoods and Homelessness-Guiding Principles. My ask as chair is do we want to invite Chris to come to a meeting and brief us about these guiding principles?

  • Review of Montavilla Resolution on Homeless Camps

7:30 p.m. New business and emergency items for consideration Pushed to next meeting

Attachments: PNA activities calendar, PNA Budget, PNA bylaws.

PNA Board members: Nicole Gipson (Secretary and livability lead), Akemi Ishikawa (at Large), Shawn Postera (Chair and Land Use Chair), Karen Ward (treasurer), Mary-Margaret Wheeler-Weber (at Large), Angel York (at large).

Attachments: FY 17 PNA activities calendar, FY 17 PNA Budget, PNA bylaws, PNA Officer responsibilities


Guidelines for effective communication

  • Listen to understand

  • Speak respectfully

  • Try to avoid repeating things that have already been said.

  • Use the “community garden” for issues we need to follow up on

  • Make room for people to speak who may be quiet or slow to take the floor

  • What else do we want to add to this list?

Other Neighborhood Meetings & Events

Public Safety Action Committee, fourth Wednesday of the month every other month (September 27, Oc, open house at 6:00, meeting from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM, Kenton Firestation, 2209 N. Schofield

North Portland Parks Committee, first Wednesday of the month, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Kenton Firestation, 2209 N. Schofield

North Portland Land Use Group, fourth Thursday of the month, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Kenton Firestation, 2209 N. Schofield