The Land Use and Transportation Committee meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7:00pm.
May meeting is May 22nd, and will include a rescheduled presentation by BPS of a gentrification study that had to be postponed from April.
Do you care about what’s being built on your street or in your neighborhood? Join us at the Northeast Coalition Land Use and Transportation Committee!
The Land Use and Transportation Committee (LUTC) is a composed of N/NE neighbors who discuss land use and transportation issues throughout North and Northeast Portland, as well as regional and statewide. Issues include the Columbia River Crossing, North Williams Traffic Safety Project, N/NE Quadrant Planning, Urban Renewal Areas such as the Interstate Corridor, Neighborhood Greenways, Historic and Conservation Districts, and more!Meets the 4th Wednesday of every month.
For more information contact Benjamin at 503-388-9030 or LUTC@NECoalition.org
NECN staff maintains an LUTC Announcement email listserv, if you would like to be added, ask a staff member or email a request to LUTC@NECoalition.org.
Land Use and Transportation Committee Meeting Agendas and Minutes
Other letters and documents from the Land Use and Transportation Committee
|Public land use notices from the City of Portland: Current land use Notices of Proposals, Notices of Environmental Planchecks, and Staff Reports for Type III Land Use Reviews are listed here.|
|August 2010 Parking Roundtable|
The LUTC Committee recommended the following positions to NECN’s Board of Directors for approval prior to sending.
|2/3/2010||The Neighborhoods of the Northeast Coalition are bordered by Interstate 5, which is under discussion for a proposal to replace the existing bridge over the Columbia River. In February 2010, the NECN Board took a stance against the project as it stood at that time. A copy of the letter is available here, PDF format|
|9/1/2010||Re: Rose Quarter Stakeholder Advisory Committee’s Community Benefits Subcommittee|
|1/25/2011||The LUTC Committee recommended to the NECN Board of Directors that we oppose the inclusion of the Rose Quarter in any expansion of the Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area. Click here for a copy of the letter.|
|2/15/2011||Letter requesting that the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability conduct a process to consider amendments to the Community Design Standards and other codes that relate to solar installations in conservation and historic districts|
|2/22/2011||Letter supporting a thorough study of high speed rail development in the region. Sent to: Mayor Sam Adams, County Commissioner Loretta Smith, County Chair Jeff Cogen, Metro Councilors Kathryn Harrington, Carl Hosticka, Shirley Craddick, Rex Burkholder, Metro President Tom Huges, Port of Portland ED Bill Wyatt, Senators Rod Monroe, Jeff Merkley, Ron Wyden and Chip Sheilds, Representatives Peter DeFazio, and Earl Blumenauer, Metro Council JPACT Chair Caroltta Collette, City Commissioners Randy Leonard, Dan Saltzman, Nick Fish and Amanda Fritz.|
|3/7/2011||In conjunction with the Concordia Neighborhood Association, NECN hosted a public forum on the Columbia River Crossing. View minutes and statements submitted from this event. Neighborhood Notes also reported on the CRC Forum, read the article here.|
|4/1/2011||Letter in opposition to HJM 22, a memorial asking Congress to fund the Columbia River Crossing freeway expansion project.|
|4/19/2011||Support for Bureau of Development Services’ request for general fund support during the 2011/12 fiscal year|
|5/9/2011||Letter opposing a proposed mega adult video store planned near Tillamook and MLK Boulevard.|
|5/17/2011||Letter to federal officials requesting consideration of alternatives in the Columbia River Crossing project|
|5/17/2011||Letter to Mayor Adams requesting extension of timeline for addressing EPA Water Treatment Regulations|
|7/7/2011||Letter emphasizing NECN’s proposed priorities for N/NE Quadrant and I-5 Broadway/Weidler planning projects|
|7/21/2011||Statement regarding potential expansion of Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area (ICURA) boundaries|
|8/11/2011||Letter to Metro: Columbia River Crossing Land Use Final Order vote|
|11/8/2011||Portland Plan Testimony: request for extension of time to testify|
|12/20/2011||Request for City to reexamine cell antenna locating process|
|12/21/2011||Portland Plan recommendations|
|03/06/2012||Letter to North Williams Stakeholder Advisory Committee|
Also be sure to check out Neighborhood Notes, an independent online news source with in-depth Land Use coverage.