How are we measuring the success of our organization?
Format of general meetings
Elections Committee: September board elections and recruitment
PGE bills; LNA events sponsorship (Memory Garden “Spring Fling”, Pet Parade, History Committee; Lents Garage Sale); Lents Territory Acknowledgement; Sabina to turn in check from Bureau of Planning and Sustainability for Lents Community Closet expenses from January 2019
Executive session: current litigation or litigation likely to be files
General Membership Meeting Agenda for April 23, 2019
7:00 PM: LNA Meeting Opening
Introductions. Recognition of time keeper and note taker. Code of conduct.
7:10 PM: Announcements
Upcoming LNA events
7:25 PM Discussion: Portland’s commission form of government: Is it time to restructure?
A presentation and conversation with Portland Forward and City Club of Portland. As Portland rapidly grows and changes, does the current commission form of government equitably represent all people who live in this city? How should we choose our representatives? What would a more representative and equitable form of government and elections look like for Lents and East Portland?
Discussion 1: Residential Infill Project. Duplexes, Triplexes, and ADUs: What does infill mean for Lents? Guest speakers from Portland for Everyone and the Coalition to Prioritize, Protect, and Preserve Affordable Housing
Discussion 2: Portland Budget Update Fiscal Year 2019-2020 with Alison Wicks from Prosper Portland
Motion from Land Use Chair re: vacating a portion of SE Malden Street, SE Malden Court, SE Lambert Street and SE 89th Avenue.
Committee Open House (more details below)
COMMITTEE OPEN HOUSE: Get involved!
We will devote a considerable portion of the agenda to exploring our committees and what they’re currently working on, as well as what’s on the horizon for each one. This is a great opportunity to learn more about what we do and get involved with issues that are important to you!
Events (Pet Parade, Memory Garden, Community Clothing Closet, Lents Fair)
There will be a special meeting of the Lents Neighborhood Association board to appoint members to vacant board seats. The special meeting will take place at the Lents Activity Center, 8835 SE Woodstock, on July 24 at 6 pm. The regularly scheduled general membership meeting will follow at 7 pm, which will include ratification of the new board members.
If you are an LNA member and wish to be considered for appointment to a vacant seat on the board or have questions, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the “Contact LNA” form at www.lentsneighborhoodassociation.com. Tell us about yourself and why you want to join the LNA board. Open seats include transportation (until 9/’19), secretary (9/’18), chair (9/’19), public safety (9/’18)and at-large 9/’18 and 9/’19).