DRAFT FOR BOARD REVIEW
King Neighborhood Association
List of attendees (at end of minutes)
Agenda (Exhibit 1)
Minutes from June meeting
Minutes approved from
Portland Police report - Officer Sims
The liquor store move was approved. They will move in August, and have agreed to close daily at and not open on Sundays.
Officer Sims reviewed a CAD report (Exhibit 2) showing the historical breakdown of calls received in the neighborhood by type (e.g., prostitution, shots fired, etc.).
Public Safety and Action Committee - Larry Collins
PSAC is working with neighbors and businesses to keep an eye on specific situations and is a good place to address targeted problems.
Paige Coleman reviewed a brochure (Exhibit 3) on public safety in the Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, and encouraged people to attend PSAC meetings for developing actions and strategies. PSAC works with the Office of Neighborhood Involvement Crime Prevention Team.
The Chair of the NECN encouraged folks to work with the city to address budgetary issues and city priorities for police budgets.
The block party has been notified that $75 will be available.
Proposal to spend up to $15 provide funding for refreshments at the August Board meeting. Motion passed
Miracles Club update
Petition re Miracles Club (Exhibit 4)
Herman Bryant reported that meetings with the mediator will start soon to develop a Good Neighbor Agreement. Eventually he would like to invite the drug and alcohol counselors to KNA to meet the association. The property manager is considering having a uniformed security guard as one option to assist the neighborhood, and is looking for funding to explore the options.
Street car planning and survey (Exhibit 5)
Irek Wielgosz explained that he is working with a group to look at street car planning for future potential for development. A survey has been prepared by the Portland Department of Transportation on the scope of an expanded streetcar system, which could come into the King Neighborhood. The survey is at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=7QjGufQZvkQ5cFawdRA6CA_3d_3d; for more information look at the plan on the web at http://www.portlandonline.com/transportation/index.cfm?c=46137&a=194478 .
Bradley & Paul Olson reviewed the Master Plan for
The church will notify neighbors within 400 feet so that they could attend a conditional use hearing in August to raise their concerns. A display of master plan materials is posted at the church. They may hold an open house for folks to drop by. Construction is likely to begin spring 2009. ACTION ITEM: Paul Olsen will draft a letter of support for the KNA board to consider for signature.
Retilling the soil project (Exhibit 6)
Larry Collins reviewed the event on Saturday 7/12. It is an opportunity to clean up and meet the neighbors with healthy relationships and a healthy environment.
Paul Olsen will draft a letter of support for the KNA board to consider for signature.
Charles Boardman, resident (Chair)
Herman Bryant, Miracles Club
Larry Collins, resident, PSAC
Gabrielle Foulkes, resident (Secretary)
Donna Moulton, business owner
Jim Moulton, business owner
James Reddick, resident
Todd Roll, resident
Trace Salmon, resident (Treasurer)
Officer Brian Sims,
Allyson Spencer, resident (At-Large Rep #2)
Joy Trafton, resident
Shirley Vidal, resident
Irek Wielgosz, resident (At-Large Rep #4)
Huck Wilken, resident