About East Columbia -- East Columbia is a very unique neighborhood due to its wetlands, open space and drainage ways combined with residential, industrial, and agricultural uses.

13

Jun

More bike lanes?

The Columbia/ Lombard Mobility Corridor Plan is a plan to address safety, mobility, and access for freight, active transportation, and public transit both along the corridor (east/west) and across it (north/south). The project area runs from I-5 to I-205 with a buffer area to include parallel routes. The project began in January 2019 and is expected to go to City Council in summer 2020.

See the announcement here.

Take the survey and maybe win a $25 gift card.

05

Jun

Levee Ready Columbia at Oregon's Kitchen Table


Levee Ready Columbia - Values and Beliefs

If you live in, work in, or own a business in Multnomah County and the surrounding areas, now is the time to help shape important decisions that will affect our region!Along the Columbia River - from Smith and Bybee Lakes near Historic Vanport to the Portland Airport and to the Sandy River in Troutdale - a levee is protecting us from flooding.

Now a group of over 20 organizations that has been working on making sure the levee system meets federal requirements to prevent flooding, wants to hear from you. From June 3 to July 5th, go to Oregon’s Kitchen Table to let that group, Levee Ready Columbia, know your thoughts about the future of the Columbia River Levee. We will also be holding listening sessions in Spanish, Russian, Somali, Chinese, and Vietnamese during the month of June.  

The areas around the Columbia River Levee are home to neighborhoods, businesses, natural areas, major highways, trails, airports recreation, parks, and one of our region’s main sources of drinking water.  Share your values and hopes for this important part of our region. Your input will help Levee Ready Columbia work with the community to plan the future of the levees.

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Survey responses will be received until July 5, 2019 and compiled by Oregon’s Kitchen Table to ensure their anonymity.  We will share a summary of responses later this summer. So pull up a chair today at Oregon’s Kitchen Table – it will take you less than 10 minutes!  

We also encourage you to share this e-mail or the link http://bit.ly/leveereadycolumbia widely with your friends, neighbors, and colleagues in the area.  In addition to English, the survey is available in Spanish and Russian.
 

 
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Oregon's Kitchen Table
506 SW Mill St PO Box 751
Portland State University
Portland, OR 97201
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29

Apr

Remodel in neighborhood

To whom it may concern,

We are adding a second story and a 50 s.f. addition to the residence at 1421 Ne Gertz. We are creating 650 s.f. of new habitable space which exceeds the 500 s.f. max, thus qualifying it as an MRAA. The remodel will commence on or about 35 days from this email.

Please call or email me with any questions or concerns.
best, Kevin Fischer 503 860 9189

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