Mt. Tabor

Neighborhood Notes November 2021

Buckman Community Association By Susan Lindsay The Buckman Community Association will deviate ever so slightly in November and meet Thursday, November 18, 7 pm. This is due to the national …

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Neighborhood Notes September 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association Board had planned to reconvene in-person meetings in September, but will review that decision given the rise of the new delta COVID-19 …

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Neighborhood Notes August 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Pressing business for the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association was a request to sign onto a petition initiated by the Linnton Neighborhood, and joined so far by more …

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Neighborhood Notes June 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl The Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association held what might be one of its last Zoom board meetings on May 18. We discussed the situation and decided to wait …

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Neighborhood Notes April 2021

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Three main issues dominated Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association’s concerns this winter, none of which required action from the board, which holds elections in May. All are welcome …

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Neighborhood Notes February 2021

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association By Jill Riebesehl Now, two months since we last met, the HAND board with many faces, some new, started the New Year with a bang of a …

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Neighborhood Notes – January 2021

Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association By Jill Riebesehl The HAND Board has a long hiatus over the holidays, but we anticipate interesting challenges in the coming year. It looks as if Catholic …

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Neighborhood Notes December 2020

HAND By Jill Riebesehl At the HAND Board’s November meeting, it was all action. We celebrated the opening of the Gideon Overcrossing, voted to support Quiet Clean PDX in its …

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Neighborhood Notes October 2020

HAND By Jill Riebesehl Smoky, rain-and-shine September, and digging out of the coronavirus doldrums, our neighborhood, Hosford-Abernethy, along with others should soon be seeing some urban improvements, one being the …

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Neighborhood Notes June 2020

HAND By Jill Riebesehl The board of the Hosford-Abernethy Neighborhood Association met in April using Zoom under the auspices of SE Uplift. We shared how we were faring during these …

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Mt. Tabor January 2020

By Laura Smith At the November meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), a representative from the Portland Bureau of Emergency Management gave an informative presentation about Emergency Preparedness …

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Mt. Tabor October 2019

  By Laura Smith The restoration work at Reservoir 1 in Mt. Tabor Park is almost complete, and the basin should be ready to fill with water in November. The …

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Mount Tabor August 2019

Laura Smith Want to learn about Naturescaping? Attend a August 21 meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) and hear all about it from Brandi Boersma of the East …

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Mt. Tabor June 2019

  By Laura Smith The Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) held its annual board elections on Wednesday, May 15, and all serving 2018-2019 board members were re-elected. MTNA is a …

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Mt. Tabor April 2019

By Laura Smith Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) holds its annual board elections Wednesday, May 15, at 7 pm at Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church, SE 54th and Belmont St. MTNA …

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Mt. Tabor March 2019

  By Laura Smith At the February meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), the Disaster Preparedness Coordinator of the Cascades Region of the American Red Cross told attendees …

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Mt. Tabor February 2019

By Laura Smith Neighbors at the January 21 meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) discussed reactions to the recent diverter installation at SE 50th and Lincoln as part …

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Mt. Tabor Nov 2018

  By Laura Smith At the October meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), fiscal sponsorships through SE Uplift were renewed. The five sponsorships provide neighbors with opportunities to …

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Mt. Tabor 

By Laura Smith The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is undergoing the Environmental Overlay Zone Map Correction Project. Environmental overlay zones, or e-zones, and the regulations that accompany them, are …

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Mt. Tabor August 2018

  By Laura Smith Hopefully our weather will cool off by September 30 for the Tar ‘n’ Trail benefit run and walk which will take place that day in Mt. …

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Mt. Tabor June 2018

  By Laura Smith Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) held their board elections at the May meeting. Six new board members were elected in addition to the re-election of 11 …

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Mt. Tabor May 2018

  By Laura Smith Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) board elections will be held at the May 16 meeting which starts at 7 pm at Mt Tabor Presbyterian Church (SE …

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Mt Tabor

  By Laura Smith The joint Mt. Tabor/North Tabor neighborhood cleanup will be Saturday, April 28 at Mt. Tabor Middle School. Mark your calendars and start gathering your junk. Recently, …

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Mt. Tabor March 2018

By Laura Smith The Thorburn Street Safety Group shared a report from the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) about the measured results of the speed cushions recently installed on Thorburn. …

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By Joshua Carey   With spring just around the corner, mark your calendars for the annual neighborhood cleanup. Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) and North Tabor Neighborhood Association will hold …

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Mt. Tabor December 2017

  By Laura Smith A community meeting held November 2 by the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) to discuss proposed car diverters at SE 50th Ave. and Lincoln St. was …

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Mt. Tabor November 2017

  By Laura Smith The proposed traffic diverters at SE 50th and Lincoln continue to be a concern of residents in the Mt. Tabor neighborhood. To bring more neighbors into …

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Mt. Tabor Oct 17

By Laura Smith Proposed traffic diverters generated a lot of conversation at the September meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA). After hearing feedback from attendees at the July …

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By Laura Smith Campsites are now a common sight in our city. At the August meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association, officers from the Portland Police Bureau informed attendees …

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Mt. Tabor

By Laura Smith One of our neighborhood’s favorite gathering places is TaborSpace, located on the grounds of Mt. Tabor Presbyterian Church. Unfortunately, the bell tower and church buildings currently need …

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  By Laura Smith At the April meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), a Thorburn Safety Project committee member gave an update on the results of the traffic …

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Mt. Tabor April 17

By Laura Smith The March meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) was lightly attended. We discussed issues important to our neighborhood, so we would love to see more …

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Mt. Tabor March 2017

By Laura Smith Due to weather-related issues, the January meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association was cancelled. That made for a full list of topics for the February meeting. …

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Mt. Tabor Feb 17

  By Laura Smith The January meeting of the Mt.Tabor Neighborhood Association was cancelled due to weather-related issues. Please join us at our next monthly meeting Wednesday, February 15, at …

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Mt. Tabor December 2016

  By Laura Smith The November meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association had a light but interesting agenda. Portland Police Officer Joe Cook reminded attendees about the PDX Reporter …

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Mt. Tabor  Nov 2016

  By Laura Smith Construction activity related to the Mt. Tabor Park reservoir project will ramp up again starting the first week of November. Work was postponed this summer to …

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Mt. Tabor Sept 2016

By Laura Smith A local Portland Police representative attending the August meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association said recent crime in our neighborhood continues to be usual issues like …

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Mt. Tabor August 16

By Laura Smith The July meeting of Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) had a long list of development topics on the agenda. The Residential Infill Project is still in the …

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Mt. Tabor July 2016

  By Laura Smith At the June meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA), homelessness issues were a hot topic. Mayor Hales has decreed that all vacant public buildings …

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Mt. Tabor June 16

By Laura Smith The annual Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association board member elections took place at the May meeting.  Two new members were added to help with activities and projects that …

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Mt. Tabor April 2016

By Laura Smith Safety issues opened the March meeting of the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) with a reminder from our neighborhood liaison from the Portland Police bureau to report …

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Mt Tabor February

By Laura Smith January’s neighborhood association meeting opened with information about more proposed housing development in the neighborhood and other city planning news. The southwest corner of SE 50th Ave. …

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Mt. Tabor Nov 15

By Laura Smith Debra Monzon provided an update from the Thorburn Street Safety Group. The City is still doing research on the traffic issues and a new traffic count was …

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Mt Tabor September 2015

By Laura Smith Transportation and land use concerns dominated the discussions at the August meeting of the Mount Tabor Neighborhood Association. In an effort to get the City of Portland …

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  With a packed June agenda, largely related to issues of traffic and growth in the neighborhood, Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association facilitator Nancy Norby began and ended the meeting with …

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Mt Tabor April 2015

By Kate Mitchell MTNA held its monthly meeting March 18. The board voted to grant a noise variance to the PDX Adult Soap Box Derby, scheduled this year for August …

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Mt. Tabor February 15

Mt. Tabor By Kate Mitchell     MTNA held its monthly meeting January 21. Officers from the gang crimes prevention unit as well as representatives from Tabor Space were present …

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Mt. Tabor November 2014

By Dawn Smallman   Board member John Laursen announced at our October meeting that Portland Water Bureau (PWB) has submitted the land use application that covers the work that will …

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Mt.Tabor October 14

By Kate Mitchell   MTNA Land use co-chair Stephanie Stewart provided background on a disputed bed and breakfast application submitted for a property at 536 SE 55th Ave. Nearby residents …

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Mt. Tabor Sept 14

Mt. Tabor  By Kate Mitchell   Testing is underway of the disputed “regulatory diverter” at SE 52nd Ave. and Division St., a key link in the new 50s Bikeway. Testing was …

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Mt. Tabor June 14

By Kate Mitchell   Note the date/time: Wednesday, June 11, 6:30 -8:30 pm. View the draft construction plan for disconnecting the Mt. Tabor Park and provide feedback, Warner Pacific College, …

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Mt. Tabor March 14

By Kate Mitchell and Stephanie Stewart   Our monthly meeting on February 19 meeting drew a large crowd, including many people concerned about the City moving ahead with its plan …

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Mt. Tabor February 2014

By Brian Mitchell   Due to budget cuts, the days of the city land at 60th Ave. and Lincoln Street as a tree nursery are numbered. According to Heather McKillip, …

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Mt. Tabor November 2013

Mt. Tabor By Midge Pierce   Stephanie Stewart, Land Use co-chair for the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association, summarized the history and current status of reservoir issues. She began by urging …

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Mt Tabor October 2013

By Kate Mitchell   Treasurer Bing Wong reported we have approximately $700 remaining for 2013 and $1,300 for 2014 available in our outreach budget. Discussion ensued around ways to use …

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Mt. Tabor By Kate Mitchell   Paul Leistner told the meeting that Cascade Anderson Geller has passed away. She was instrumental in the placement of Mt. Tabor Park on the National …

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