Welcome to the Eastmoreland Neighborhood Association in Portland, Oregon. We are working on efforts to publish information to this site about all of our current initiatives in a more timely manner.
ENA Board Meetings
ENA Board meetings generally take place on the 3rd Thursday of the month (7-9PM), September – May. All are welcome to attend. Locations and agenda are posted one week in advance. Go to the ENA Documents Archive tab, Google Drive on the website for meeting minutes.
Your response will help us develop a community-supported plan for Eastmoreland’s several thousand street trees. The Tree Committee is working on a long-range plan that reflects the values and opinions of our Eastmoreland neighbors, as well as city policy that values the critical role street trees play in maintaining a healthy urban forest.
Please fill the survey out to the best of your knowledge (without research). All opinions and feedback are welcome. Each adult living within the Eastmoreland neighborhood is welcome to participate. At the end of the survey, you may indicate how many surveys have been returned from your household.
Click here for the Eastmoreland Neighborhood Tree Survey.
Residential Infill Project (RIP) Update 9/11/2018
The Planning & Sustainability Commission (PSC) released its Updated Map and Revised Summary on Sept. 5, 2018. The new map shows that nearly all Single-Family zoning (all of Eastmoreland) will be eliminated and replaced with an a-overlay which will permit up to 4 dwelling units on every lot. The proposal also eliminates the requirement for off-street parking. The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is drafting zoning code based on these recommendations. The PSC will vote on this proposal in December 2018 which will then be presented to City Council for consideration (with public testimony) and a vote in early 2019. To familiarize yourself click on these links: Updated Map; Revised RIP Summary
2018/2019 Board Officers Elected
2018 ENA Elections Update
Board Election Results
Total number of valid ballots: 417
Matt Timberlake (298)
Todd Bauman (295)
George Bengston (293)
Dinah Adkins (289)
Clark Nelson (293)
Allyson Peterson (291)
Rod Merrick (289)
Stephen Bache (127)
Colin Folawn (126)
Anna Choe (22)
Congratulations and welcome to our new Directors, each of whom shall serve a term of three years (2018 – 2021). Thank you to all of the candidates who stood for election this year. The Association thrives on the spirit of volunteerism.
Bylaws Election Results
The Revised Bylaws failed to get the necessary 2/3 support from the Membership.
The vote on the Bylaws was very, very close. Out of 418 valid ballots cast there were 273 in favor, 115 opposed, and 30 left blank. The vote in favor (counting all ballots) is at 65.3%, just a tiny 4 vote margin below the 2/3 threshold required for adoption.
The ENA will continue to to be governed in accordance with the 2007 Bylaws, and will move forward with close attention to clarification and interpretation where the current Bylaws fail to provide clear guidance.
An effort to revise Bylaws can be considered at anytime. It will be up to the new Board, or future Boards, to decide when and if they’d like to revisit the matter.
E-mail list replacement
The Eastmoreland Neighborhood Association is setting up email distribution in a new account management system. Making this change gives us the opportunity to streamline our communications as well as address membership concerns about privacy and the integrity of our membership records.
What does this mean for you?
“Yes, I would like to receive email updates from the ENA!” Great! You will need to opt-in via a two-step verification process using the link below.
“I’m ALREADY on your email list.”
Thanks for subscribing! However, you will STILL need to opt-in using the link below, or you will be dropped from our list on December 31, 2017.
“No, thank you, I am not interested.” No problem! If you would prefer to NOT receive email communications from the ENA, you do not need to do anything. Our current mailing list will be phased out by December 31, 2017.
The Eastmoreland Neighborhood Association respects your privacy. We will not share your personal information with any third party. Any personal information you share with us will only be used for official ENA business.
Click on Crime Statistics above or go to: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/police/71978. First, you want to choose the neighborhood association. You can either select it in the scroll down box above the map or you can click on it on the map. Then you can select the dates/months you want to see and then you can print them out. These statistics only go back as far as May of 2015 when they began loading the information into the new program. That gives you a two year window, so it’ll show a little depth of view. At that time, they reclassified some crimes, too, so even though it’s not a long view, the comparisons will be apples to apples from May 2015 forward.
Preparing for the big one is a matter of life and death. The ENA Emergency Preparedness Committee (EPC) has prepared an emergency earthquake resource guide, “When Disaster Strikes Eastmoreland.” After downloading, print it and store with your emergency items. Click here for the guide. Click here for some quick tips, “A Little Prep Now, Big Pay-off Later,” also prepared by the EPC.
The ENA Neighborhood Association Historic District website includes events, timeline, and comprehensive information including frequently asked questions and documents related to the Eastmoreland Historic District project. Here is the link: historicdistrict.eastmorelandpdx.org.
SHPO’s Eastmoreland Historic District Nomination Webpage Launched
The State Historic Preservation Office has launched a webpage dedicated to Eastmoreland’s historic District nomination. Click here for information about the process, nomination, documents, and updates about the nomination.
Eastmoreland Historic District Nomination Document
Click here for the Eastmoreland Historic District nomination.