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Upcoming Community Events

NOVEMBER.18.2014

Save The Date: Our next BNA meeting will be November 18th

Please plan on attending our next Bridgeton Neighborhood Association meeting at the Portland Yacht Club on Tuesday, November 18th. Covered topics will include a levee accreditation update, neighborhood safety review by an officer from the Portland Police Neighborhood Response Team and an overview of Bridgeton neighborhood beautification.

Agenda:

7:00 p.m. - Welcome and introductions
7:05 p.m. - Portland Police Officer Foster (or his associate) from the Neighborhood Response Team will speak about safety and security in the neighborhood and answer any questions you may have.
7:25 p.m. - Lynn Dorman will give an update about the nuisance trailers on the road and will share information on how to write to local officials about getting them removed.
7:40 p.m. - Report from Matt Whitney and Andrew Painter on the clean up of the Gantenbien triangle and future plans for triangle redesign/maintenance
7:50 p.m. - Break, East Columbia Neighborhood Association members join meeting
8:00 p.m. - Multnomah County Drainage District representative presents summary report on findings of the of the Columbia River levees protecting Peninsula 1 and 2
8:15 p.m. - Question and answer period
8:30 p.m. - Meeting adjourned

When: November 18th
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Where: Portland Yacht Club - 1241 NE Marine Drive

MAY.10.2014

Bridgeton Neighborhood Spring Clean Up - Saturday, May 10th from 9am to 3pm

Pitch in and help clean up to keep our beautiful neighborhood beautiful. Work parties will clean the triangle & the Bridgeton Slough at Gantenbein Ave and Marine Drive and along Bridgeton Road and Marine Drive.

There will be three drop boxes.
One at either end of the neighborhood and one for the cleanup of the corner of Bridgeton and Gantenbein.

This year we are strongly encouraging recycling materials.
We will have a special location for recyclable metals, electronics & appliances.

Three secure shred boxes will be at Channel's Edge for your convenience.
(A $ donation for the document shredder is strongly encouraged to help defray costs).

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!
If you would like to volunteer to help keep our neighborhood clean, Email Matt Whitney or call him at: 503.285.3296

JANUARY.21.2014

MCDD Open House on Levee Accreditation - January 21st, 2014 - 6 - 7:30pm | MCDD Conference Room

The Multnomah County Drainage District is hosting a public open house to discuss the status of the accreditation work on the Columbia River Levees in our district. As you may remember, the District met with neighbors in spring 2013 after it was informed that levee accreditation was set to expire.

Since then, district managers have learned much, made significant progress, and are moving ahead with work to improve the Levees and include the greater Portland region in the effort.

Please plan to attend to hear history and background information, a current status report and upcoming work. In addition, learn about the successful effort to make levee accreditation an Oregon Solutions project. For notes from the first Oregon Solutions meeting visit http://orsolutions.org/osproject/MCDD

When: Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014

Time: 6:00 - 7:30pm

Where: MCDD Conference Room - 1880 NE Elrod Dr., Portland, OR 97212

RSVP to Angela Carkner - acarkner@mcdd.org or 503-281-5675

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