August 22, 2017
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Lents Activity Center
8815 SE Woodstock Blvd
Agenda is subject to change based on special presenter’s availability and other time sensitive items that may arise between publication and the general meeting date.
7:00 PM Welcome and Introductions.
7:15 PM Holgate Library presentation
7:30 PM Multnomah County Health Department on syringe drop boxes.
7:45 PM Approval of draft Minutes from July General Meeting
7:50 PM Treasurer’s Report
7:55 PM Land Use
8:00 PM Equity & Inclusion Committee (Board Liaison Cora) — 5 minutes
8:05 Nominating Committee
8:15 Lents Founders Day Street Fair
8:20 Police Report
8:30 Public Safety Chairperson Report
8:35 Review of letter re Safe Zones
8:40 Public Comment
Thursday, August 10, 2017, 6:30-8:00 PM
Kingpins 3550 SE 92nd Ave
Meeting is located in the “Chalet” which is the accessory building on the south end of the parking lot. Meetings are open to the public, but public comment on agenda items is by board invitation only.
Founders Fair report out – By Michael Collins
Nomination’s Committee Report – by Judy
Equity and Inclusion Committee Report – By Cora
Treasurer’s Report – by Ray
Board Composition for 2017-18 – determine the number of At-Large Members to be elected at the September General Meeting
Transfer of Funds to EPN account for Summer Events/Clean-up – Since we aren’t spending down funding for the Founders Fair, discuss moving some funds to the Summer Events and Clean-up accounts designated for LNA at EPN to ensure they are available during the next year and dedicated to these purposes.
Establishment of LNA Listserv for individuals who wish to receive announcements and event information by email
Adopt August General Meeting Agenda
Approve prior board meeting minutes
Nominate them to serve on the Lents Neighborhood Association Board! The current positions open are:
Chair – Facilitates meetings, coordinates with guest speakers, prepares agendas and assists other board members in achieving the shared goals of the LNA.
Land Use Chair – Monitors Land-use cases in the neighborhood and helps nearby neighbors respond to Land-use cases. Helps neighbors connect with and learn about larger city issues concerning land-use and the built environment. Coordinates with BDS, BPS and Metro to ensure that neighbors are able to provide feedback on issues of land-use.
Transportation Chair – Keeps track of transportation planning issues and projects that impact Lents. Coordinates with ODOT, PBOT, Metro and TriMet to ensure that neighbors are able to provide feedback on issues of transportation.
At-Large – The “Choose your own Adventure” position. At-Large board members take on special projects. In the past, they’ve tackled organizing neighborhood clean-ups, organizing town hall events, doing membership outreach, and coordinating with other local groups like Parent Teacher Associations.
If you know anyone who would be a great LNA board member – nominate them! Or send them this LNA Candidate Form so they can self-nominate!
Safe Zones Letter
Please direct comments and suggestions to lentsneighborhood at gmail dot com.
UPDATE – The board meeting was cancelled by Board Chair Judy Low on June 7, 2017.
Agenda for June 8, 2017 Board Meeting
Community Room, Reedway Place Apartments, 8940 SE Reedway
6:30 – Call to Order, welcome guests
– Approval of prior Board minutes, Treasurer’s Report
– Founders Fair Committee request for Membership list
– Handoff of website passwords to Chair
– June General Membership Meeting Agenda:
– Portland Public Schools update on Marshall Campus activity
– Introduction of new land steward for Foster Floodplain and other natural areas (availability not confirmed)
– Victor Salinas – Interpersonal Dynamics
– New Business
8:30 – Adjourn