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June 1 General Meeting Agenda

Agenda 7:30p.m.  Welcome – Introductions 7:40p.m.  Review and pass minutes of May 4 General Meeting 7:45p.m.  Reports on the following topics – Nancy Walsh, Board Member Installation at the Station of a new heating and cooling system Possible donation of a large piece of the old Sellwood Bridge railing Sundae in the Park update of entertainment lineup […]

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Comp Plan Testimony Presented to City Council April 14, 2016

The following documents were written by the SMILE Land Use Committee in response to the City of Portland Comprehensive Plan Amendments brought by members of the City Council. We thank the Land Use Committee participants for their many hours spent researching these complex issues and developing cogent positions as our SMILE representatives to the City. […]

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Proposed Portland Parks and Recreation Budget Reductions – Letter from Director Mike Abbate

Dear Friends and Partners,  PP&R, in collaboration with Commissioner Amanda Fritz and the Bureau’s Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) has submitted the Bureau’s Requested Budget to Mayor Hales. Our BAC includes the Parks Board, representatives from the neighborhood coalitions and representatives from the African Youth and Community Organization (AYCO), Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO) […]

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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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