Tuesday, April 9, 2002

SUMMARY NOTES: Guidelines Review, Empowerment & Assessment Team, GREAT

City of Portland, Office of Neighborhood Involvement

SUMMARY NOTES

Members Present:
Patricia Gardner, Co-Chair Pearl District Neighborhood Association
Moshe Lenske , Co-Chair Woodstock Neighborhood Association

Amy Cammack, Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Nancy Chapin, Alliance of PDX Neighborhood Bus. Assocs.
Cathy Crawford, University Park Neighborhood Association
Leonard Gard, Southwest Neighborhood, Inc.
Raymond Hites, Lents Neighborhood Association
David Lane, Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Stanley Lewis, Downtown Community Association
Michael O'Malley, Irvington Community Association
Charles Shi, Communities Beyond Neighborhood Boundaries
Mark Sieber, Neighbors West/Northwest
William Warren, Central Northeast Neighbors

Absent
Jerry Powell, Goose Hollow Foothills League
Ruth Spetter, City Attorney's Office

Visitors
Lee Perlman, media
Kathy Bambeck, Bridlemile Neighborhood Association

Decisions by this group are subject to change at future meetings.
Opportunities for public input at the end of meeting and future workshops.

General Information

Approval of Summary Notes

Functions of Neighborhood Offices
Chapter 3.96.040

Issue of citizen participation

Proposals:

1) Suggest removal of geographic area: Encourage and induce citizen involvement in public affairs and citizen participation in those actions of government that may affect neighborhood livability
2) Suggest use of "area of neighborhoods served" for geographic area: Promote citizen participation in any topics (issues) affecting livability and safety of area of neighborhoods served.
3) Suggest placing emphasis on getting participation from citizens in the geographic area: Promote citizen participation within the area of neighborhoods served on issues affecting livability and safety.
4) Promote citizen participation within the area of neighborhoods served. Remove the issues from this section and discuss in a new addition.
5) Include policy issues: "on issues of livability, safety and public policy".
6) Promote citizen participation within the area of neighborhoods served on issues of livability, safety and public policy.

Motion:

Issue of adding a section relating to diversity

Proposals:

The meeting adjourned at 10:00AM.

These notes were approved at the April 23, 2002 meeting.
The information contained in this document is preliminary and informal in nature and does not necessarily reflect the views or adopted policies of the City of Portland or the final outcomes of this project; the reader should exercise caution in its interpretation.