Just another follow up on this issue. As I’m sure you are aware, we are still restricting parking in the same areas along Bridgeton Rd. near an area of erosion on the levee. We had some geotechnical engineers evaluate the erosion last week and are working with the Corps to develop next steps.
Current river forecasts predict the River to rise above 16’ (minor flood stage) again later this week. We still believe that restricting parking in that area to reduce risk and increase access is the most prudent course of action at this time. We understand that this is an inconvenience and we appreciate your patience.
Community Affairs Manager
Spring Clean Up is Saturday, May 20. We're looking for volunteers. Sign up here and check in at the Channel's Edge on the 20th. Get a donut and coffee...FREE! Then get to work helping neighbors make Beautiful Bridgeton... beautiful.
Holiday Get Together at The Channel's Edge
Hosted by the BNA Board
Tuesday, November 29th | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Meet and vote for your neighborhood association board members and spread a little holiday cheer at the Channel's Edge.
Help elect the board and keep Bridgeton a thriving and unique neighborhood. The BNA is a community organization working on the issues and needs of our neighborhood: the environment, land use, safety and community.
Board Members Up for Election
If you would like to join the board let us know. Just reply to this email.
Write-ins and floor nominations will be welcomed at the meeting.
Add Your Voice – Get Involved
Being a board member doesn't have to be a huge time commitment. Contribute your energies on projects that match your skills and interests and help make the decisions that make Portland's smallest neighborhood the city's best kept secretThe board is finalizing the agenda and we'll send more detail soon.
Bring your your favorite gardening tool, shovel, spade, gloves and your green thumb and make Bridgeton more beautiful than it already is.
Meet at the Channels Edge for pre-party at 10:00.
Weather permitting, there will be an MCDD crew on the levee this Thursday or Friday using herbicide to manage vegetation. As usual, there will be signage posted while work is underway.
Here's background information on MCDD's use of herbicide to manage vegetation on the levees and in drainage channels.
HOT DOG! It's the Bridgeton & Roth Estates Neighborhood Picnic.
Saturday, August 13 | 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Get a free hot dog & get to know your neighbors.
Bring a side dish, salad or dessert to share.
Live music by Memphis Shorty & His Big Band.
Door prizes (outdoor prizes anyway) for Grown Ups. Games for Kids.
Tuesday, June 21 | 6:30 to 8:00 pm Residence Inn | Mt. Hood Room North Harbour Drive, Portland
Andy Labunsky and Dillon Stelling will present information about the apartment developments at the west end of the Bridgeton Neighborhood.
The developers of the three new apartments scheduled for construction this summer will meet with us talk about design, construction schedules, staging, access and any other thoughts, issues or concerns we as neighbors may have.
This will be an opportunity to review building schemes and discuss construction schedules.
This is an excellent opportunity to learn about and be part of smart growth in our neighborhood. Join in to welcome good development and new neighbors.
Bridgeton Neighborhood Spring Clean Up
Saturday, May 14
9:00 am to 3:00 pm
It's that time again. Spring is the air and so is the Annual Neighborhood Clean Up. Pitch in and help clean up to keep our beautiful neighborhood.
Please use this opportunity to help clean up our neighborhood. 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.
For the drop boxes:
Prohibited materials, not covered by Metro’s disposal voucher program, include all hazardous waste materials; all construction, remodeling or demolition materials; all kitchen garbage; residential yard debris and trimmings; and waste and recyclables collected curbside.
We will have a special location for recyclable metals, electronics & appliances.
Five secure shred boxes will be at Channel’s Edge for your convenience.
( A $ donation for the document shredder is encouraged)
CORRECTION from the earlier email announcement.
The Rebuilidng Center WILL NOT collect usable tools and building materials that are free from lead paint, nails and rot.
Habitat for Humanity WILL NOT collect household items -
WE NEED VOLUNTEERS!
Email Matt Whitney or give him a call: 503.285.3296
Bridgeton Neighborhood Association & North Portland Neighborhood Services
May 3, 2016 Portland Yacht Club
1241 NE Marine Dr., Portland, OR 97211
Levee Ready Columbia is a partnership of more than 20 organizations committed to a collaborative approach to flood plain management in Multnomah County along the Columbia River. Part of Levee Ready Columbia’s work is to ensure that the levees in Peninsula Drainage District #2 meet standards of risk set by the U.S. Corps of Engineer and the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
This includes conducting a study to determine how buildings (“encroachments”) on or near the levee effect levee function during a flood event.
Come to the event to learn:
For more information visit: www.leveereadycolumbia.org or call (503) 281-5675 and ask for Joel Schoening, Community Affairs Manager.
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