Executive Meeting Notice: April 19, 2019

8940 SE Reedway Street, Portland, Oregon 97266
7:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Executive Session: current litigation or litigation likely to be filed

This is a closed (not open to the public), executive session, limited to members of the governing body and others reporting to the body on the subject of the executive session, at the board’s discretion.  Any information revealed in an executive session is considered privileged and may not be reported. 

Agenda for General Membership Meeting, April 23, 2019

April 23, 2019

8835 SE Woodstock Blvd.

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

Community 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?

8:25 PM: Action items

March General Meeting minute approval

8:30 PM: Meeting Adjourned

LNA Board Meeting Agenda for April 11, 2019

April 11, 2019

8940 SE Reedway St

Board Meeting Agenda

Start: 6:30 PM

  1. EPCO funding changes (Angela Previdelli)
  2. Approve March 2019 Board Meeting minutes (Marci)
  3. Reimbursements and payments: Web hosting, flyers, etc.
  4. Committee reports: Finance, Events, Transportation, Land Use
  5. Agenda for April 2019 general meeting
  6. *Executive Session: current litigation or litigation likely to be filed

Adjourn: 8:00 PM

Upcoming LNA meetings

General Membership Meeting: 7:00 PM, April 23, Lents Community Center, 8835 SE Woodstock Blvd. LNA Board Meeting: 6:30 PM, May 9, 8940 SE Reedway St.

Agenda for General Membership Meeting, March 26, 2019

  1. Introductions
  2. Approve February 2019 General Membership Meeting Minutes
  3. 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
  4. Community Announcements
  5. Discussion 2: Portland Budget Update Fiscal Year 2019-2020 with Alison Wicks from Prosper Portland
  6. Closing Remarks

OPEN HOUSE: Let’s talk about Lents!

What improvements do you want to see happen in Lents? Are you interested in working toward making them happen?

At our upcoming monthly meeting on Tuesday, February 26, starting at 7 PM at the Lents Activity Center, we will devote a considerable portion of the agenda to exploring our committees and what they’re currently working on, as well as what might be coming up. 

This will be OPEN HOUSE style. You can walk around and check out each committee and join any work session(s) that seems appealing to you. OR you can bring your own project and receive help with obtaining funding to make it happen!

Angela Previdelli, Grant Specialist with East Portland Community Office will be there as a resource.

So far, we have the following committees:

Transportation
Traffic
Public Safety
Land Use
Events (Community Closet, Lents Fair, Pet Parade, Memory Garden)
Lents History Project

This meeting is open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend! We serve food and offer childcare and interpretation at no charge to the community.

Agenda for General Membership Meeting, February 26, 2019

  1. Approve January 2019 General Membership Meeting minutes
  2. Committee announcements
  3. Motion from Land Use Chair re: vacating a portion of SE Malden Street, SE Malden Court, SE Lambert Street and SE 89th Avenue.
  4. Community announcements
  5. 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!

Current committees:

  • Transportation
  • Traffic
  • Public Safety
  • Land Use
  • Events (Pet Parade, Memory Garden, Community Clothing Closet, Lents Fair)
  • Lents History Project

LNA General Meeting August 28, 2018

7-9 PM – Lents Activity Center – 8815 SE Woodstock

Topics of Discussion:

Neighborhood Coalitions

Environmental Zone overlay update project – Presentation by Mindy Brooks, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

General Meeting Code of Conduct

Lents Stabilization and Job Creation Collaborative Declaration of Cooperation

Board Reports

  • Treasurers Report
  • Land Use Report
  • Nominations / Annual Meeting Report

Public Comment and Announcements

 

 

 

Lents Community Pre-Election Assembly

6:30 PM August 30, 2018 – Asian Health and Service Center

9035 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR

 

Ever wonder what the heck are these Neighborhood Associations? What is the Lents Neighborhood Association Board, and what do I need to know to decide whether to run for office in the upcoming election September 25th?

The Lents Neighborhood Association invites the community to bring your questions and curiosity to our informational event, August 30, 2018 at 6:30 PM. We will meet at the new Asian Health and Service Center, 9035 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR. Paul Leistner, Neighborhood Program Coordinator for the City’s Office of Community & Civic Life, will share with us his experience and knowledge, including but not limited to:

  • History and development of the LNA;
  • What it has been and what it could be;
  • Opportunities, resources and limitations of being a city-linked association;
  • the LNA Board;
  • Info to make smart decisions about running for an open board position at the Annual Meeting on September 25th.

It’s time for all of us to come together to learn the nitty gritty about our Neighborhood Association and how each of us can contribute to livability in Lents and progress via the LNA. We encourage all LNA members who care about the well-being of Lents to join your neighbors at this meeting.

Special Meeting LNA Board 7/24/2018 6 PM

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 lentsneighborhood@gmail.com 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).