This Month's Meeting Agenda
Portsmouth Neighborhood Association Board Meeting
Tuesday, September 20, 2016, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Portland Abbey Arts
7600 N. Hereford Ave.
Board Meeting Purpose:
This is the monthly PNA board meeting to discuss topics/proposals that have surfaced during the last month and set the agenda for the coming meeting/s.
Facilitator: Mary-Margaret Wheeler-Weber - Chair
Board Meeting Discussion Topics:
Introductions & announcements
Approval of August Minutes – Board vote
Request for approval of up to $450 for 250 PNA branded reflective arm bands - Board vote
Discussion of 2016/2017 budget; 2015/2016 budget for reference
Board discussion of topics including:
Hearing on New Meadows development
Request for letter of suppport from Karen Ward for Portland Abbey Arts renovations making space ADA accessible and adding 22 units of affordable housing
Planning for future events
Emergency Issues for Consideration
Guidelines for effective communication
Listen to understand
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?
St. Johns #VoterRegistrationDay: September 27th, 8250 N. Lombard between 12pm and 5pm, and get registered to vote! Tell your family, your friends, and your next door neighbor! You can RSVP online, or just stop by. We're also looking for volunteers to help us register voters! If you have previous experience registering voters, speak Spanish, or are just excited to help out, email Community Resource Manager, Jenna Hudson. Voter Education night on October 26th from 6-7:30pm (location TBD) and our Biz Mob for November 8th (election night) will be at McMenamins so we can watch the results roll in.
Public Safety Action Committee, fourth Wednesday of the Month, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm, Kenton Firestation, 2209 N. Schofield
North Portland Parks Committee, first Wednesday of the month starting in September, 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