The Southwest Portland Post. (Portland, Oregon) 2007-current, October 01, 2008, Page 5, Image 5

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    October 2008
The Southwest Portland Post • 5
Shand steps in as interim chair of South Burlingame neighborhood
Shand also brought up an impor-
tant phone number: 503.823.4000.
Part of City Information and Refer-
ral, the number serves as a switch-
board for everything city related.
“Five people keep up to date with
who is in charge of everything,”
Shand said. From potholes to
traffic to garbage cans, call this
number and get directed to the
right place.
Bogert discussed upcoming
neighborhood grant proposals and
urged interested groups to apply.
Grants between $200 and $2000
are available to 501 (c) 3 nonprofit
organizations with ideas for neigh-
borhood improvement.
One neighbor suggested cleaning
up the triangle on Southwest 12th
and Spring Garden Road where
among other problems, a dead tree
By Polina Olsen
The Southwest Portland Post
Nineteen people attended the
South Burlingame Neighborhood
Association (SBNA) meeting on
Sept 23 at the Capitol Hill School
library. Sylvia Bogert, SWNI ex-
ecutive director, chaired. After
introductions, she announced the
current SBNA chair, Mike An-
drews, wished to step down. She
appointed Betsy Shand interim
chair. The SBNA has openings for
several more positions. Elections
are in May.
Shand brought up the issue of
the new neighborhood garbage
can distribution noting the cans are
large, especially for the elderly or
those living alone. Although not
advertised, smaller sized cans are
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that individuals could earn extra
money by taking in a few children.
However, he felt, people abused the
law by developing large, commer-
cial daycare centers that generated
noise and traffic. Bogert suggested
Everyone is invited to a Com-
munity Policing Reception at 7
p.m. on Tuesday, October 28 at the
Multnomah Center Auditorium.
A free dinner and door prizes will
celebrate the contribution police
officers have made to the commu-
nity. …A candidate’s forum will
be held on Monday, October 20, at
the Multnomah Center Auditorium,
7688 SW Capitol Hwy, will start
at 6:30 p.m…. Recycle your non-
hazardous junk at the Fall Cleanup,
Saturday November 1, 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. at the Portland Christian Cen-
ter, 5700 SW Dosch Rd.
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The cost of new plants would
be about $1000. Several neighbors
wanted to add “Burlingame” to
neighborhood street signs in a
project known as sign caps. After
the meeting, a small grant-writing
group formed. Grant proposals
are due on November 3. For more
information, contact Sylvia Bogert
at 503-823-4592.
Two people raised concerns about
a registered sexual predator cur-
rently living close to a school on
Southwest Hume Street. They com-
plained about traffic, noise, and gen-
eral nuisance. They will try to bring
a crime prevention specialist to the
next SBNA meeting to help pull
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The next issue concerned neigh-
borhood daycare centers. A man
from the neighborhood explained
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