Rosa Parks & Greeley Traffic Discussion THURSDAY February 15th

Please join us and give us feedback we can take to Portland Bureau Of Transportation!
Want to get involved in the neighborhood and are tech, creative or marketing savvy? 
Come say hello and sign up to volunteer.

Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association
Thursday, February 15th, 2017
Historic Kenton Firehouse 8105 N. Brandon

6:30 - 6:35   Introductions

6:35 - 6:40 Will ALNA contribute $50 to PSU Willamette Blvd. Traffic Study?

6:40 - 6:45 PBOT changes coming to Rosa Parks

6:45 – 6:50 Individual Neighbor Request Items

- Request City to lower speed on Rosa Parks
- Request endorsement for city to install additional street lighting

6:50 - 7:00 PBOT Recommends removal of N Greeley parking in AM to add dedicated bus route

7:00 - 7:05 Bylaws change

7:05 - 7:10 Change of meeting days

7:15 - 7:25 Treasury Report, Budget Overview & Priorities

7:30 - 7:40 Asana Tutorial (Bring your laptop)

7:40 - 8:00 Communications and Neighborhood Engagement


Free Fruit Tree & Planting Workshop: Reserve yours Now

How about a Liberty Apple?  Maybe a Brooks Plum?  An Asian Nijiseiki Pear? Or a Nikita's Gift Persimmon? Or a large bush you can train into a tree - a Blue Elderberry? All are chosen for our micro climate in Arbor Lodge. The Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association Yard Fruit Tree Giveaway is coming up March 3rd - with a free workshop on planting and care too. Mark you calendar and PLANT a TREE in your YARD that day - free! Trees made available through the Brian Duncan Fruit Tree Project to honor Brian and his contributions to our neighborhood. Reserve your tree now!


Develop your land-use savvy! FREE 1/31

Trying to understand what gets built in the neighborhood and why? Learn about the basics of land use planning in a free 3-hour workshop from the Bureaus of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) and Development Services (BDS) on Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at the Historic Kenton Firehouse.
This comprehensive workshop will include:

  • State land use planning laws and the land use planning system in Oregon;
  • An overview of long-range planning, including the Comprehensive Plan and the public’s role;
  • An overview of the development review planning process;
  • An interactive exercise responding to a recent land use proposal in the community.
January 31, 2018
Please RSVP, Light meal provided, capacity is limited to 45 people
Historic Kenton Firehouse 8105 N. Brandon
Doors open at 5:30, presentation starts promptly at 6:00-9:00, with one break
Questions? Call Mary 503-823-4099mary@npnscommunity.org

Tri-Met bus lines #4 and Kenton/North Denver Ave light rail station nearby

This event is sponsored by North Portland Neighborhood Services (NPNS), Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods(NECN), and Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI).

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Did we mention pie?

In addition to our hot meeting topics this week, you're invited to have a slice of pie - it's an Arbor Lodge tradition!

Where?  Kenton Firehouse
               8105 N. Brandon
When?   Thursday, January 18th
               Arbor Lodge NA meeting starts at 6:30
               Pie eating at end of meeting - closer to 8?
Why?      For fun, meet a neighbor, enjoy pie!
               Come hear what Arbor Lodge NA is doing in the next several months and celebrate with PIE!

***bring a sweet or savory pie to share, or just come and eat some***


Portland for Everyone & 350PDX to Present

Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Association
Thursday, January 18th, 2017
Historic Kenton Firehouse 8105 N. Brandon

6:30 – 6:45 Lenny from 350PDX to present on Weatherization and Solar Initiative, Q&A

6:45 - 7:15 Portland for Everyone Presentation, Q&A

7:15 - 7:20 Update: Parks Restrooms

7:20 - 7:25 Update: 1805 N Rosa Parks 

7:25 - 7:35 Funds in honor of Brian Duncan

7:35 - 7:40 Tree Giveaway

7:40 -7:50 Cleanup, Movie, Events

7:50 - 7:55 Proposed Greeley Traffic Change - Dedicated Bus Lane

7:55-8:00 Treasury Report

8:00-8:05 Approval of Minutes


January 5th is the First Friday so it is Happy Hour in Arbor Lodge
Where?  Lucky Lab on Killingsworth
When?   Friday, Jan 5th, 5:30 pm
What?    Meet your neighbors at a casual Happy Hour
Just come and sit and talk and enjoy!


Winter Parks Restroom Facilities and Tree Team Update: Meeting This Wednesday

Meeting Announcement:

We are holding a last minute meeting to address some neighborhood concerns in a timely manner.
Please join us at the Historic Kenton Firehouse this Wednesday December 20th at 6:30 pm.

On the agenda:

6:30 Introductions
6:35 Should ALNA pay for an outhouse in Arbor Lodge Park?
6:45 Does the Tree Team need their own website? Or does ALNA need a new one?
6:55 Streamlining Communications
7:05 Other issues
7:10 Close


Meet your neighbors at happy hour!

Yes, it's that time again! The first Friday of the month is December 1, and that means Arbor Lodge Neighborhood Happy Hour. Treat yourself to a slice (and maybe a pint) and meet some friendly neighbors.

We will be at Lucky Lab on Killingsworth at 5:30. Look for our little table topper with the Arbor Lodge logo.

Kids are welcome, and you are too!