This Month's Meeting Agenda

Portsmouth Neighborhood Association Board Meeting 

Tuesday, November 7th 2017, 6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Peninsula Odd Fellows

4834 N. Lombard Street

Meeting Purpose:

This is the regular montly meeting of the PNA Board.

Facilitator:  Shawn Postera

Timekeeper:  tbd --We have asked Akemi to be our time keeper. It is so appreciated that she keeps time. She does a great job. 

Board Meeting Topics

6:30-6:45 p.m. Welcome

Introductions & announcements

Approve minutes

Treasurer’s report

6:45-7:30 p.m. Board discussion

Committee / interest area reports:

  • Draft Event Plan Review

    • Film Unprepared last week Nov. early Dec. Can we sponsor for $50 for food Mary-Margaret Organizing

    • Jan. Winter Social Shawn to update

    • April: Earth Month Discuss Dumpster Day and Solve Clean up

    • Feb. 6th Ballot Measure Community Forum Shawn to update

    • Shawn to share this calendar and us to discuss it

  • Land Use

  • Cleanup Day and Dumpster Day

  • Public Safety

  • Board Training explaination/update (Shawn)

PNA 501(c)3 status

7:30-7:45 p.m. New business and emergency items for consideration

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

PNA Board members: Nicole Gipson (at large and livability lead), Akemi Ishikawa (vice chair), Shawn Postera (secretary and land use lead), Karen Ward (treasurer), Mary-Margaret Wheeler-Weber (chair), 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


PNet (Portsmouth),  2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8pm

The New Columbia Community Center meeting room, 4624 N Trenton St. Portland, OR 97203