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Land Use Committee Meeting Agenda – August 3, 2016

Agenda 600-605PM: Introductions 605-650PM: Information and discussion on planned development at 7807 SE 13th (formerly Shabby Nest Antiques at Lambert Street).  The existing house will be deconstructed and a 4-story mixed use building with a parking garage and 30 residential units is planned.   Introduction by Chair David Schoellhamer Presentation by Eric Jacobsen of Senior […]

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General Meeting Agenda – August 3, 2016

Agenda 7:30p.m.  Welcome – Introductions 7:40p.m.  Review and pass minutes of July 6 General Meeting 7:45p.m.  Report regarding the Clean Electricity and Coal Transition Plan passed by the Oregon Legislature February 2016 to phase coal power out of Oregon’s electricity mix and double the amount of renewable energy – Brett Thomason, Outreach Manager for Renew Oregon (For more […]

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Residential Infill Project Open House – Saturday, July 30

The city of  Portland, through the Residential Infill Project, is exploring ways to adapt Portland’s single-dwelling rules to meet the needs of current and future generations. At this open house at the SMILE Station, 8210 SE 13th Avenue at Tenino Street, the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability presents an overview of the project and welcomes […]

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Bureau of Planning and Sustainability Proposes Zoning Changes

The City of Portland has proposed changes to the zoning rules for single-dwelling zones (Residential Infill Project) and is now accepting public comment.  This proposal is complex and if adopted would be a significant change to the single-dwelling zoning rules in much of SMILE (58% of area) and the City.  The Bureau of Planning and […]

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FAQ Sheet for the McLoughlin Resource Center for Homeless Women and Couples

Transition Projects FAQSheet for the McLoughlin Resource Center  What is the McLoughlin Resource Center?  The McLoughlin Resource Center is a shelter and service center for about 120 people experiencing homelessness. The program is an intentional, strategic component of A Home for Everyone — a community-wide effort to house homeless Multnomah County citizens. Projected opening: Fall 2016  What are the […]

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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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