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SMILE Transportation Committee Works for Trees & Safety in Westmoreland

The following letter was recently sent from the SMILE Transportation Committee Chair, Steve Szigethy, to Jennifer Kooser, TriMet Community Affairs Manager:       Hello Jennifer,Residents of north Westmoreland would really like to see some trees and landscaping installed along the multi-use path on McLoughlin and MAX between 17th and Harold. It’s a moonscape compared […]

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Land Use Committee Meeting, October 7, 6p.m.

Agenda 6:00   Introductions 6:05   Committee discussion of whether SMILE should support recommended changes in the Comprehensive Plan Update in three areas: 1) northeast Westmoreland along Mclaughlin to down-zone near the unbuilt MAX station; 2) near the west bluff, and; 3) the southern end of 13th. SMILE has previously supplied testimony on the Comprehensive […]

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SMILE General Meeting, October 7, 7:30p.m.

Agenda 7:30 Welcome – Introductions and announcement of two vacant board seats 7:40 Review and pass minutes of September 2 General Meeting 7:45 Update of the Portland Comprehensive Plan – Marty Stockton, Southeast District Liaison, Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability 7:50 Report of Stewardship of Natural Amenities Committee – Elizabeth Milner, SNAC Co-Chair 8:00 […]

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Getting Ready for the “Big One” and Other Emergencies Too!

In the event of a major disaster, neighbors helping neighbors will be the way we survive until help comes from the outside. From now through December, SMILE is offering a set of three, one-hour sessions on preparing for earthquakes and other disasters. We are looking for volunteers to help by hosting/or helping with “Block Parties”. […]

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SMILE Board Meeting, October 21, 7:30pm

Agenda 7:30    Welcome – Introductions 7:40    Review and pass minutes of September 16th Board Meeting 7:50    Land Use Committee 8:20 9:00    Adjourn SMILE meetings are held at the SMILE Station, 8210 SE 13th Avenue. All SMILE meetings are open to the public and you are encouraged to attend.

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