Neighborhood Contact Meeting Monday July 27th 6pm

Casey McGuirl Architecture will present designs and answer questions regarding a 4 story, 105 unit multifamily apartment building located on three continuous lots from 6928-50 N Maryland Ave

The meeting will be held over Zoom

Monday July 26th, 6pm

Meeting ID: 863 8145 8795
Dial by your location +1 253 215 8782

To view plans and for more information please view the City of Portland's website:



Sewer Repair and Rodent Info Fliers

A month ago we had our 2nd presentation at ALNA on the proposed Sewer Repairs in Arbor Lodge this summer and fall.  Some folks asked about rats.

So, we got permission from Multnomah County to copy their Rodent information flier.  Here is where you can get all that info:

*. Arbor Lodge Park Kiosk
   *. laminated copies of the flier and 5 to take away
   *. 45 copies at the Community Box at New Season's, Arbor Lodge
   *. online at Multnomah County:   https://multco.us/health/staying-healthy/pest-prevention-and-control/rats

The map for the sewer repair is also posted at the Park Kiosk facing the playground. 

Basically, rats respond to food.   So consider your outdoor pet food, bird feeders, compost that isn't covered, etc. 
The contractor will let you know if night work will happen on your block via a flier at your front door, the night work is not expected to be loud, but lights may be on to assist workers.

Here's to Arbor Lodge getting better sewer lines!


Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association Meeting
July 16th

please join us online for an Arbor Lodge NA meeting

*. Funding issues for the future
*. houseless issues
*. Racial/Social justuce
*. Committee reports:  Clean Air, Trees, Parks, Land Use
*. approval of printing of Rodent Flier for distribution re:  sewer projects and concerns
*. your agenda items

join us via zoom, use this link:

Join Zoom Meeting


More info from Multnomah County on smoke issues:

Multnomah County's residential wood smoke curtailment ordinance is in effect from October 1 through March 1. For more information, visit our website.

If you are writing to report burning of illegal materials, such as garbage, please call the Department of Environmental Quality Complaints Hotline at 1-888-997-7888.

For complaints about restaurant smoke, please call the Department of Environmental Quality Complaints Hotline at 1-888-997-7888


Hello Arbor Lodge,

We are sharing this posting from Multnomah County. Please use the links to participate.
Thank you,
Arbor Lodge NA Board

Multnomah County’s Office of Sustainability has received a Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) grant to implement a community campaign about health and
wood smoke. The goal of the campaign is to promote clean air and reduce wood smoke in the county. We are in the early stages of brainstorming and appreciate feedback about wood burning from people who burn wood.

We would love to hear from Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association. Please share this message and survey with members of your community who burn wood:  

“Multnomah County’s Office of Sustainability has received a DEQ grant to implement a community campaign about health and wood smoke. The goal of the campaign is to promote clean air and reduce wood smoke in the county. 

They are in the early stages of brainstorming and would appreciate feedback about wood burning. 

If you burn wood, this 10 minute survey will help inform our 2020-2021 Wood Smoke Campaign. Please fill out by midnight Monday, July 13th for a chance to win one of four $25 Fred Meyer gift cards. 

Please reach out to sustainability@multco.us with any questions or concerns. Thank you!”

We look forward to the responses, sharing back the themes learned, and implementing a community-informed campaign. 

Please reach out to sustainability@multco.us with any questions or concerns. Thank you!

Office of Sustainability
Multnomah County 
(503) 988-6374


Neighborhood Contact Meeting 6942 N Montana Monday July 6th, 6pm

Representatives from the development team building a multifamily residential building at 6942 N Montana will present their project and receive questions during a public online meeting Monday July 6th at 6pm.

The meeting will be held over Zoom

Information and renderings are available here:


If you have questions or would like to contact the developer their representative is Kimberly Culver Cell: 503 764 7657 | Office: 503 850 3173 kculver@windermere.com


Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association Statement On Police Reform

On the eve of Juneteenth, 2020 the Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association offers the following statement on police reform:

Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association (ALNA) joins the many members in our larger community in calling for change in the way we are policed. We know that black lives matter. We know that systems need to change to benefit the marginalized. We know that white supremacy and white nationalism as well as the systems that support them are a threat to our community. We know that tangible actions need to be taken to address these issues.

ALNA stands with all those in our community calling for police reform. We support the work of black-lead organizations and civic leaders who are calling for a transformational change in the relationship between law enforcement and community members. This includes:

The Portland Police Reform Network’s call for a public, transparent negotiation process with the Portland Police Association  (PPA) on a forthcoming renewal of a labor agreement between the City of Portland and the PPA. The current collective bargaining agreement works directly against the goals of accountability and transparency. ALNA pledges our support, and to educate our neighbors so that we may be engaged and informed on the critical work to create a labor agreement that lives up to the values of fairness and racial justice.

The Portland African American Leadership Forum’s work to repurpose the role, and corresponding fiscal investment in law enforcement. We support PAALF’s call to eliminate units within the Portland Police whose violation of trust within the Black community cannot be repaired.

The work of our State Senator Lew Frederick, and the People of Color Caucus in the state legislature. We call upon the legislature to immediately pass into law Senator Frederick’s bill to address significant loopholes in police disciplinary protocols. As residents of Arbor Lodge we also call upon our State Representative Speaker Tina Kotek to utilize her influence to support the legislative priorities of the POC caucus lead by Senator Frederick. This includes the demand to shift prosecutorial responsibilities to the State Attorney General for any investigation regarding the use of deadly force by police.

The leadership of Portland City Commissioner Joanne Hardesty. ALNA expresses gratitude to Commissioner Hardesty for her wisdom, perspective and leadership. We support her policy goals, which largely coincide with the civic groups mentioned above but also includes a vision to cease the use of armed law enforcement to engage residents experiencing mental health crisis.

These actions represent a start, and not a destination. The reforms needed extend beyond the current calls for action from the organizations and elected officials listed above. ALNA pledges to do our part to improve understanding and communication between neighbors, and to provide a forum to educate and engage. Ultimately the reform that is needed must balance the rights and interests of the community at large, honorable members of law enforcement, and the victims of crime seeking redress. As a community we cannot let fear stand in the way of change. Above all else, police reform must be rooted in the core value that black lives matter.

In Solidarity,

Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association


Thursday June 18th Meeting Agenda

The Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association will meet Thursday June 18th from 7-8:30pm.

The meeting will be held over Zoom:


 Meeting ID: 957 7244 6619 Password: 658710

Dial in audio: (253) 215 8782 


  • Opening, roll call of board members
  • Approval of May minutes
  • Arbor Lodge-Kenton Sewer Repair Project. Presentation on forthcoming infrastructure work by April Hassan, public outreach for the Beaureu of Environmental Services. 
  • Support For Police Reform community member Todd Diskin and boardmember Mark Wyman will facilitate a dialog on the forthcoming renewal of the Portland Police Association labor agreement
  • Outreach To Houseless Residents board chair Ginger Edwards to provide an update on dialog and engagement with Arbor Lodge residents experiencing homelessness


ALNA Zoom meeting link, meeting May 21st, 7pm

Here is the link to this meeting, Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association general meeting,
May 21st, 7pm

We hope you'll join us to talk about our Annual fiscal report, and
Issues of Houselessness in North Portland

Thank you,
Ginger Edwards

Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association has scheduled a Zoom meeting:

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Time: May 21, 2020 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Arbor lodge NA meeting
Thursday, May 21st, 7pm
via Zoom

I don't yet have the link.  I will post it here and on ALnextdoor that day.


*  maybe an activity offered by Bob Greene since Sunday Parkways is not happening in the usual manner
*  Our Annual Report - posted here below, questions welcome
*  Homeless statement and next steps
*  request for St. John's to support their request for intervention with one homeless camp by the City and County
*  your ideas?

Annual Report for re-imbursement by Arbor Lodge NA to NPNS

Bill to:
City of Portland
Office of Community and Civic Life
North Portland Neighborhood Services
2209 N. Schofield Street
Portland, Oregon  97217

Vendor/description                                                                          Amount
City of Portland, Parks & Recreation
Portable toilet for Park, 11/15/19 to 3/15/2020                $280.00
To provide continuous toilets at AL Park

Park Maintenance                                                                             291.28
Maintains Arbor Lodge Park as a pesticide/
Herbicide free park with volunteers.
Reimbursement to coordinators for snacks, 
coffee, printing fliers, propane for flame weeder

Google, Domain name renewal ( annual)                                     10.00

Department of Justice, State of Oregon                                         20.00
Annual filing fee for ALNA

Secretary of State, State of Oregon                                                   50.00
Annual filing fee for ALNA

City of Portland, Printing and Distribution                                   30.72
Flier printed for fund raiser/land use issue

Summer BBQ                                                                                        573.69
Rental of gas BBQ to feed 250+ at one time, condiments
Meat, buns, veg dogs

                                                                                    Total:              $1255.69
                                                Requested reimbursement:             950.00

Fyi, also spent this year:                              
Chief Joseph Parent Teacher Organization donation                        300.00
Cascadia Action Plan, printing diesel map for public info                 30.00
 map is posted at AL Park Kiosk
Make all checks payable to:  Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association