Author Archives: David Kennedy

KNA Board Meeting, August 9th

Join us Wednesday for KNA’s monthly board meeting. NOTE: Attending a meeting is not necessary to communicate with us – you can reach us at info@kingneighborhood.org, and we’ll respond to you quickly.

Agenda (“time permitting” items in italics):

  • Intros & check-ins (5-10 min)
  • Establishing meeting norms and rules of order (10-20 min)
  • Bylaw revision progress (10-20 min)
  • Refreshing committees (15 min)
  • Committee updates (10 min)
  • Vision for KNA moving forward
  • Wrap-up, feedback, announcements (5-10 min)

Join us at 6:30 pm, this Wednesday, at the NECN office . . . or email us to find out how you can participate in other ways!

Portland in the Streets Community Grant Program

The City of Portland is offering a grant program called Portland in the Streets, which is intended to “invest in small-scale community driven projects focused on transportation safety, equity, innovation and placemaking”. KNA would love to hear from the community about how you think our streets could be made safer and more equitable!

Program Priorities

  1. Events in the streets​ encouraging new events in diverse communities.
  2. Creative community infrastructure ​encouraging beautification + livability through permanent infrastructure, public art and short-term demonstration projects.
  3. Innovative community engagement​ encouraging diverse partnerships with existing PBOT programs.
  4. Expanding the urban trails network​ to improve connectivity and usage.
  5. Small scale transportation safety projects ​along or adjacent to Portland’s High Crash Corridors and/or existing capital project

KNA Special Board Meeting – July 26th

Join us next Wednesday for a special board meeting called to discuss, among other things, KNA finances. NOTE: Attending a meeting is not necessary to communicate with us – you can reach us at info@kingneighborhood.org, and we’ll respond to you quickly.

Agenda (“time permitting” items in italics):

  • Intros and check-ins (5-10 min)
  • Appointing a new board chair (5-10 min)
  • Brainstorming or appointing new board members (5-10 min)
  • Reviewing NECN fiscal sponsorship agreement (Christen)
  • Reviewing 17-18 budget (Christen)
  • Reviewing fiscal policies and procedures (Christen)
  • Assigning a parliamentarian

Join us at 6:30 pm, Wednesday July 26th, at St. Andrew Church at 806 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211 . . . or email us to find out how you can participate in other ways!