Neighbors, On Sept 11th of this year a letter of concern regarding the architectural design of the proposed Central Lofts (which will be built where the Central Hotel now stands) was penned and sent by a stakeholder group made up of the St Johns Neighborhood Association, the Boosters, the St Johns Center for Opportunity, and […]
Neighbors, please review the following statement and documents regarding the St. Johns Neighborhood Association’s Oct. 9 board elections, including ballots, sign-in sheets and vote tallies. We are sharing them after Star Stauffer, a longtime neighbor and candidate who wasn’t elected to the board, requested ballots and other materials in the wake of the vote. Her […]
TRUCK STRATEGY FOLLOW-UP / THE LOMBARD SECTION OF THE PLAN Many of you have been following and/or involved with the improvements on St Louis and Fessenden. The community involvement has been integral and essential to getting what the community was promised – quite a success! It’s important to know, however, that the improvements in the […]
Several pedestrian safety measures included in the St. Johns Truck Strategy – Phase II are not to be included when Portland’s Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) begins improvements on St. Louis / Fessenden and N Lombard next spring. At the August General Meeting, SJNA invited both Rich Newlands, PBOT Project Manger, and Donna Cohen, St. Johns […]
At the August General Meeting, the SJNA Board proposed several updates to the Neighborhood Association Bylaws. To revise SJNA bylaws, all revision proposals must be presented to the community at one public meeting, and then approved by General Member vote at the next month’s meeting. An overview of the proposed revisions are below. Article 3, […]
There is no scheduled St. Johns Neighborhood Association General Meeting for July. The SJNA board wishes you a wonderful summer, as we recess for the month of July. We will reconvene in August, 14th, at 7PM, at the St. Johns Community Center. Thank you!
Each household should have enough emergency supplies to shelter in place for three days. Gathering all those supplies can be an overwhelming task. Where to start? What to include? This is a quick 4-page PDF guide to prepare your household for a natural (or human-made) disaster, broken down in to manageable month by month check […]