By Brendon Haggerty

 

The Richmond Neighborhood Association held its May meeting on May 8th. The board moved to request that the city exercise its option to purchase land adjacent to Washington High School to be used as a community center. It also voted to create a graffiti task force. Following a presentation from Portland Tenants United, the RNA voted and to issue an open letter supporting the repeal of statewide ban on rent stabilization and an end to no-cause evictions.

RNA will hold elections for 8 open seats at its next meeting on June 12 from 7 to 9 pm. The meeting agenda will also include votes on proposed amendments to bylaws.

RNA meetings are held in the Waverly Heights Church basement (SE 33rd & Woodward) on the 2nd Monday of the Month, except January. Enter from the east-side door.  The RNA’s website is richmondpdx.org. The next RNA meeting will be Monday, June 12th.