minutes from last meeting.Ingrid noted
some name spelling corrections; Pintarelli and Emerick.
Minute review – no other changes.Approved unanimously as
written with amendments.
Job description discussion.Jennifer passed out KNA bylaws with the
Duties and job descriptions.The group
discussed the board roles; who are the board members, district reps, nominating
committee, members at large, and other chairs.Land use chair will oversee the land use meeting on the 4th
Wednesday of each month.A Grievance
Committee will form if and when it becomes necessary.
Stefani raised the idea of a neighborhood clean
up event and suggested that the group identify the date for the clean
up.Tentative date decided for
September 23rd, Stefaniwill
check school schedule and other activities to ensure there won’t be any
conflicts.Timeframe suggested is
parties.Be sure to let people know
that KNA will reimburse for blockades.
patrol and block watches.Terry
(neighbor) has been working with the police and other individuals to
organize.Block watch is a group of
neighbors who organize and watch suspicious activities coordinate watch
with other neighbors.The outcome
is that neighbors look for suspicious activity, record and report to
discussed the need to get more King neighbors interested in and to attend
meetings.Ingrid brought up the
idea of sandwich boards to notify the public of meetings.These signs could be placed in strategic
spots in the neighborhood.Stephanie suggested a foot patrol to distribute meeting notices to
neighbors.Ron suggested utilizing
the local papers, such as the Scanner to publish meeting notices.Also, Oregonians “O” section might be a
resource.Jennifer will check on
the price of sandwich boards, and Leslie will look into the Oregonian and
Willamette Week.These notifications
will be for quarterly general meetings.ONI website was another spot suggested to post meeting
information.Jennifer will call
cable access.Terri will find out
about posting on restaurant or other public bulletin boards.
event.PSAC (Public Safety and),
gun turn in activity.Janis Lucas
is our representative and will sit on our PSAC committee.Table idea until next month, Jennifer
will get more info on what the commitment would be for the KNA.
committee.NECN will assist KNA
with the task of rewriting the KNA bylaws.Some things for consideration are whether we keep district reps as
oppose to members at large.Motion
made to purchase a large laminated map of the KNA area and dry erase pens
so that attendees at the next meeting can mark the location of their
home.Motion made to reimburse
Jennifer for this purchase of $22.00.Approved unanimously.
item for next month;
on bringing more people and diverse group into the KNA
and Leslie volunteered to head up bylaw committee.C.
suggested discussing block party logistics in the next meeting.
gave the group information
regarding land use and the planning commission.Opportunity to
provide input into planning at a grass root level.Erik has information regarding this
process.Erik agreed to attend and
represent the KNA.
Gina Wooley and Ray
Leary addressed the group with an update of the Vanport project.Architects Marcus and Daisy also joined the developers
in the presentation (Fred unable to attend).Gina addressed the project’s three phases and benefits. Looking for subcontractor bids MWESB.Held to “greening” the building… must be at
least a silver level.Middle
block between Emerson and Shaver with a back partition on Garfield for
residential.As part of the
Vanport Project the Marco building will be redeveloped.Adding the “pad” building
for commercial use.Public
Square and parking will also be included.16 condos for retail and office use.At this time the project has 84% committed occupancy.Marcos
explained the phases 1 and 2 which are now phase 1.The housing will be phase 2 and next block
phase 3.Good neighbor agreement is
being written for the PAC by the Vanport Advisory Committee, Francine, James,
and John and the agreement will apply to all owners.Ray and Gina will be involved with the
property until the last unit is sold.In
July the agreement should be ready for KNA to approve.Timeline; scheduled to start construction in
September although this target may be moved within a 60 day window.Expect business to take possession in 10
months.Phase 2 plan will begin within 6
months of the close of phase 1.