Public Safety, Parking and Transportation Committee
Committee Co-Chairs: Eric Simon (email)
Meetings: 6:30pm on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at First United Methodist Church (1838 SW Jefferson).
Mission Statement: The purpose of the GHFL Public Safety, Parking, and Transportation Committee (PSPTC) is to serve as advisors to the GHFL Board of Directors on monitoring and advocating for parking and transportation related issues as they affect the Goose Hollow neighborhood, and to enhance the livability of the Goose Hollow neighborhood through organized communication and community involvement.
The following lists some of the more recent official correspondence sent by the GHFL (in reverse chronological order) regarding parking and transportation issues:
- November 18, 2011: Letter to City Council objecting to the continued use of the 1600 block of SW Columbia Street as a bus layover location and a request to return the street-front to public parking. (Turner) TriMet's Nov. 29 response is here. TriMet's May. 29, 2012 follow-up response is here.
- May 2, 2011: Requests update from Trimet on elimination of layover stops in Goose Hollow of bus Lines 6, 43, and 45, as well as reduction of layover on SW 16th and Columbia to originally proposed 100 feet. (Turner) TriMet's May 12 response is here.
- March 15, 2011: Requests that City Council delay vote on raising parking rates and operating hours during Jeld-Wen Field events. (Smith)
- March 15, 2011: Expresses position to Ramon Corona, Portland Parking Control Manager, that GHFL cannot endorse changes to parking rates/operating hours without public input. (Turner)
- Zone A Parking Permits -- Non-metered street parking in Goose Hollow required Zone A parking permits that are available for purchase by residents and businesses.
- Burnside-Couch Study
- I-5 / 405 Freeway / Loop Study
Graffiti Abatement Links
- Goose Hollow's Graffiti Abatement Application (2011-2012)
- Letter from NWNW granting Goose Hollow $1200 Award for Graffiti Abatement (Dec. 23, 2011)
- ONI's Graffiti Abatement Program
TO CONTACT THE CITY: To report graffiti, problems with parks, plugged storm drains, broken street lights, or potholes, please contact the city at 503-823-3333. The city also provides a phone app (iPhone & Android) that allows you to take and send a picture of the issue with geotagging to alert city personnel.
Neighborhood Police Officer: Mitchell Orellana (503-823-0076)
Community Liaison Officer: Nick Newby (503-823-0097)
ONI Crime Prevention Program Manager: Jenni Pullen (503-823-4257)