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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

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City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 114, Portland, OR 97204

1970's documents

Historical documents archiving the bureau and neighborhood system from the 1970s.

1978 Neighborhood System Description and Map

Description of Portland's city-wide neighborhood system and neighborhood coalitions and a map of neighborhood boundaries as of September 1978. (Donated by PSU Professor Carl Abbott.)

1976 ONA Support Services Available to Neighborhoods

List of services provided to community members and neighborhoods associations by ONA. Services provided by PDC in HCD project areas. Services provided by PDC in the Southeast Uplift Program.

1978 Neighborhood Watch Manual

This manual was created by the Portland Police Bureau and community members under a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.

1971 Planning Commission Report on District Planning

Report from the Portland Planning Commission recommending creation of District Planning Organizations to coordinate public involvement on planning issues.

1972 District Planning Organization Task Force report

Report from Task Force exploring citizen involvement structures for Portland, OR, Dec. 28, 1972.

1974 ONA First Annual Report

The First Annual Report of the Office of Neighborhood Associations, by Mary Pederson, 1st Director of ONA, August 1974.

1975 League of Women Voters Report

Nov. 1975 League of Women Voters Report on Portland's Neighborhood Associations

1976 Analysis of Citizen Participation

Russ Dondero of Pacific University prepared this analysis of "citizen participation" for Mayor Neil Goldschmidt during the summer of 1976.

1979 First Five Year ONA Evaluation Report

First Five Years Evaluation of Portland's neighborhood program and Office of Neighborhood Associations, October 1979.