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Neighborhood Involvement

Building inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

ONI Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

1990's documents

Historical documents archiving the bureau and neighborhood system from the 1990s.

1992 Strengthening Citizen Participation Through Neighborhood Associations

Report by Margaret Strachan evaluating neighborhood system in light of Future Focus goals (led to 1993 Neighborhood Congress)

1995 ONA "Citizens Handbook: A Guide for Neighborhood Associations"

This guide provides great information on how to get involved, develop and maintain a strong neighborhood association, work with City government, be effective on land use, transportation, and crime prevention, and communicate with your community.

Executive Summary from 1996 ONA Task Force

Executive summary of the Report and Recommendations of the Task Force on Neighborhood Involvement, Feb. 7, 1996

1996 Report from Task Force on Neighborhood Involvement

Report and Recommendations of the Task Force on Neighborhood Involvement, Feb. 7, 1996

ONA Neighborhood Program brochure (early 1990's)

Scan of brochure: Office of Neighborhood Associations neighborhood program brochure explaining role of District Coalitions and Neighborhood Associations, maps, and more from early 1990's.

Top Ten Resolutions, 1993 Neighborhood Congress

Brief summary of resolutions passed by this citizen-organized Neighborhood Congress, 1993.

January 7, 1998, Resolution #35667, ONI Guidelines

Council passes Resolution #35667, Jan. 7, 1998 updating the ONI Guidelines for Portland's neighborhood system.