HUMBOLDT NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION
JANUARY 9, 2019
UNITE OREGON @ 700 N KILLINGSWORTH
Board Members Present:Abe Proctor, Kate Piper, Alicia Richards
Absent: Kymberly Jeka, Clifford Walker, John Ollis, Rosemary Brown, Isa Dean
Tonight’s meetingfeatured food from our local businesswoman Mildred of Mildred’s Sweet Treats. It was delicious and Mildred got to speak a bit about her business and introduce some of her family.
Due to many absences we decided to put off the agenda, including bylaws revisions for a future meeting.
Minutes: Dec minutes have not been approved
Guests: We enjoyed a couple new guests one of whom is interested in emergency preparedness.
Jessicafrom NECN spoke about how the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management (PBEM) is revamping the Neighborhood Emergency Training (NET) to be more inclusive. She also reported that the old Humboldt School is hosting an air quality station.
Paul Anthony who currently is on the school board took questions from the group, some having to do with Jefferson HS improvements. A request to use the Jeff HS track by the public is something he will look into and get back to Kym.
Libraryevents sheet was passed around.
Land Use Report: Kate gave a summary of what she does for the board as a liaison between city development and HNA. New developments need to have signage at projects for residents. Affordability issues are big right now and permit parking possibilities will con’t to be looked at. She will be taking a break for at least a few months.
PCC:Abe reports that on Feb 1stthe Cascade Festival of African Films will celebrate and commence its 29thyear. On Feb 2nd, at 10:00, PCC will host a Town Hall with Tawna Sanchez, Lew Frederick, and Tina Kotek. The AKSNC meeting will be on 2/12/19.
Bylaws:On hold until February meeting
White Supremacy class beginning at St. Andrew Jan 25thfor 6 sessions.
Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center to host a Jefferson Alumni Assn Fundraiser on Sat. March 23rd
We had a nice circle exercise where everyone got to say something they enjoy about Humboldt. It was a really nice way to celebrate our neighborhood.
Adjourn meeting at 9:00