By Joshua Carey

North Tabor Neighborhood Association will have a board meeting Tuesday, May 15, 6:30 pm, at 4837 NE Couch.  The meeting is open to the public.

Mark Wells, City of Portland Crime Prevention Coordinator, spoke at April’s meeting about forming Neighborhood Watch groups and restarting existing groups. For assistance in organizing Neighborhood Watch on your block, call Mark Wells at 503.823.2781. Mark stressed the importance of continuing to report every crime. For non emergency, call 503.823.3333. For street lights out, graffiti, pot holes, and illegal camping, use pdxreporter.org. For illegally dumped trash in the Rosemont Bluff Nature Area, call the Park Ranger office at 503.823.1637.

Other business at the April meeting included a donation request by Friends of Mt. Tabor Park to fund a part-time position and discussion of the presentation on the 18 town house development planned for 5143 E. Burnside. North Tabor had its Cleanup on April 28. It was a joint event with Mt. Tabor’s Neighborhood Association and a fundraiser for both neighborhood groups.

To contact the board, send an e-mail to board@northtabor.org or leave a phone message at 503.928.4655. North Tabor Neighborhood Association is online at northtabor.org and on facebook at NorthTaborNews.