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Infrastructure Equity PEG: Agenda and Materials for July 11, 2012 meeting are available

The PEG will allow members to get to know each other, review the monthly meeting topics and schedule, and review the PEG charge and process.


Infrastructure Equity Policy Expert Group 

Date: July 11, 2012

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. (noon)

Location: 1900 SW 4th Avenue, Portland, 7th floor, Conference Room 7A


Welcome and Introductions (45 minutes)

Presenter: Andree Tremoulet, facilitator

  • What sparks your interest in topics about infrastructure equity?
  • What do you bring to the table (or what will you contribute) to the deliberations of this group?


Proposed Future Meeting Agendas (45 minutes)

Presenter: Bob Glascock, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability


PEG charge (15 minutes)

  • Review PEG role, ground rules and process


Public Comment (10 minutes)

Wrap up (5 minutes)

For more information, please contact Andree or Bob:

Education and Youth Success PEG: Agenda and materials for July 16, 2012 meeting are available

This meeting will explore opportunities and limitations regarding the use of schools for an array of intergenerational community activities


Education and Youth Success Policy Expert Group 

Date: July 16, 2012

Time: 4:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Location:1900 SW 4th Avenue,Portland, Conference Room 7A

Welcome, Introductions and Reflections from Last Meeting (15 minutes)

  • Description: Brief self-introductions and reflections from last meeting


Integrating Equity (10 minutes)

Presenter: Bob Glascock, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

Description: An overview of Portland Plan’s equity framework and how equity will be integrated into the Education and Youth Success PEG’s work.

Related Materials (available at the meeting):

Schools as Center of Community (80 minutes)

Presenters: Deborah Stein and Bill Cunningham, Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

Description: Opportunities and limitations regarding use of schools for a wide array of inter-generational community activities (with examples from different school districts in Portlandand elsewhere). (15 minutes for presentation; 65 minutes for discussion)

Discussion questions:

  • How can schools contribute more as centers of community through shared use of facilities?
  • Are there any contemporary models for school buildings in the Portland area, or other cities, that offer insights into the changing role of schools as centers of community?
  • Should a school’s location matter in deciding what community uses may co-locate with a school? (e.g., schools in less well served neighborhoods; schools located in neighborhood/commercial centers versus residential neighborhoods)
  • What are the concerns/challenges with community use of schools from the perspective of school districts?


Related Materials:


Public Comment (10 minutes)

Wrap-up and Next Steps (5 minutes)

Presenter: Libby Barg, Facilitator

  • Highlights from the discussion: key points of agreement and issues that generated divergent opinions
  • Question to consider over the next month: Are there any schools in Portland Tthat offer particular opportunities for partnerships with other institutions and/or synergy with other community amenities?
  • Next meeting: August 20, 2012 (Topic: Regulatory Flexibility and Neighborhood Safeguards)


For more information, please contact either Deborah Stein, Bureau of Planning & Sustainability at 503-823-6991 or, or Libby Barg (filling in for Clark Worth), Facilitator at 503-585-4043 or