Woodlawn Neighborhood Association April 3, 2019 Meeting Agenda


Woodlawn Neighborhood Association April 3, 2019 Meeting Agenda

Woodlawn Neighborhood Association 

April 3, 2019 Meeting Agenda

Wednesday, April 3, 2019    7:00 – 8:30 pm
at Classic Foods, 817 NE Madrona St, Portland, OR 97211

7:00-7:10 Welcome and Introductions
7:10-7:15 Approvals

Approve agenda for this meeting.

Approve March meeting minutes.

New Business

Woodlawn School’s First Annual Spring Plant Sale. Amy Fauver from Woodlawn PTA.

Woodlawn PTA Spring Fundraising Campaign – we have been asked to share information through our WNA communication channels. Nancy has sample text for e-mail.


Update from the community forum about Zenith Energy’s expansion of their tar sands oil terminal in NW Portland — Maija Spencer

Updates on WNA Easter Egg Hunt Status, Saturday, April 20, 2019 starting at 2 pm. Woodlawn PTA has the flyer, will be circulating, has also sent an e-mail blast. What else needs doing and by when?

Updates on Woodlawn “Community Collection Event” aka the Neighborhood Cleanup. Saturday, May 25, 2019 9 am to 2 pm at Henry V. Announcements already sent to NECN newsletter, Hollywood Star & Concordia News calendars. —Shelley & Francisco.

Summer 2019 Park Tree Inventory seeking Neighborhood Organizers for Woodlawn Park. Attend workday event(s), help to recruit neighbors to volunteer as Data Collectors or Arborists-On-Call, & attend Team Leader Training in early June to become more familiar with inventory protocol for parks. More info: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/parks/article/433148

Woodlawn MIC Status — Methodist Church selling it. Potential purchasers: current congregation, Head Start there for many years, maybe Heart of Wisdom Zen Center (updates from Ross Daniels via Anjala in an e-mail)

Do we want to re-arrange this meeting’s agenda? Have Board and Community Business before Event Announcements/Deadlines/News? Thoughts?


7:45-8:00 Announcements for Upcoming Events, Deadlines, and Other News:

Congratulations to Woodlawn Farmer’s Market for their 2019 NECN grant award. It will help fund programming for kids at this year’s market.

“Neighborhood Associations Rock” — July art exhibit at Elisabeth Jones Art Center in NW PDX. Local artists will be painting images of successful achievements by an NA. Contacting all city NAs to gather information about particular places or projects that exist because of NA work. FB page for project: https://www.facebook.com/Neighborhood-Associations-Rock-329101124622920/?modal=admin_todo_tour

HOT MIC at Woodlawn MIC, Friday, April 5, 2019, 7 to 9:30 pm. Open mic & fundraiser presented by Gentrification is WEIRD! More information at: https://www.facebook.com/events/402631323853261/

Weed Party to reduce herbicides in Woodlawn Park, Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 10 am to noon. Hosted by Stewards of Woodlawn Park in in conjunction with Portland Parks and Recreation.

STRIDE for SENIORS on Saturday April 20, 2019. 10 am to 1 pm at the Portland International Raceway. Nancy is Team Leader for WNA. Sign up with David Lomax’s team, NE Neighborhood Heroes.

Prescription Drug Turn-in & Document Shred Event, April 27, 2019, from 10 am to 2 pm or earlier if the trucks get full, 4735y E Burnside, Portland. See orange flyer for turn-in item details.

Priced Out Film Screening, 7 pm on May 2, 2019 at Leaven Community/Salt & Light Lutheran Church, 5341 NE 20th Avenue. Sponsored by Alberta Food Co-op, NECN, Vernon NA and Woodlawn NA. Anjala on the panel with Cornelius Swart, the director. Portland Tenants Union will also be there. WNA should take info/have a table. https://www.pricedoutmovie.com/

Lloyd to Woodlawn Neighborhood Greenway Final Decision made: NE 9th avenue & safety improvements to NE 7th. Posted on WNA website and FB page. Official announcement here: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/ORPORTLAND/bulletins/2382ded

FYI: Changes are coming to Community Collection Events in 2020. A new model, criteria, funding structure. Stakeholder meeting happening right now (same time as this meeting).

8:00-8:25 Board and Community Business 

Treasurer’s Report—Dennis

Land Use & Transportation Committee—Anjala

Farmers’ Market—Martin/Erin

NECN Board Meeting—Shirley/Dennis

NET – Erin

Woodlawn MIC – do we have a new contact?

8:25-8:30 Final Thoughts and Adjourn