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GHFL Letters

The following lists some of the more recent official correspondence sent by the GHFL (in reverse chronological order) to various government agencies:

--August 5, 2016 Letter to Portland Planning and Sustaintability Commission Chair, Katherine Schultz, requesting reduction of FAR, height limits, and bonuses within Kings Hill Historic District.  (Powell)

--July 25, 2016Letter to Patricia Gardner expressing support for first/lowest massing proposal for project at 817 SW 17th Ave., site of the old Oregonian Printing Press building.  (Prince)

--July 25, 2016Letter to PBOTs Steve Hoyt-McBeth objecting to placement of Biketown racks at SW Morrison and SW 18th.  (Prince)

--July 24, 2016Letter to Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BDS) detailing GHFL comments on June 2016 Draft CC2035 Plan.  (Prince)

--July 21, 2016Letter to Lindsay Wochnick expressing concern over lack of notice for planned removal of over 100 trees in Washington Park in connection with the WA Reservoir Project. (Prince)

--April 24, 2016Letter to Lincoln High School Master Planning Committee concerning parking.  (Prince)

--March 17, 2016Letter to Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BDS) detailing GHFL comments on February 2016 Draft CC2035 Plan.  (Prince)

--January 13, 2016 Testimony to City Counsel regarding GHFL comments to draft 2035 Plan.  (Prince)

--Oct. 7. 2015Letter to Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BDS) opposing 2035 Plan update proposal #1117 that proposes rezoning parcels adjacent the Vista Bridge.  (Powell)

--Sept. 21, 2015Letter to Portland Bureau of Transportation objecting to recommended actions with respect to parking in their draft Central City Transporation Plan Update.  (Prince)

--July 22, 2015Letter to City Counsel, ONI, and PBOT objecting to Venture Portland's identification of Goose Hollow as the "Stadium District."  (Prince)

--July 21, 2015Letter requesting PBOT assistance in obtaining funding to erect historic cable car pulley in Goose Hollow.  (Prince)

--June 21, 2015Letter to City Counsel et al. supporting the ombudsman investigation of possible conflicts of interest during the West Quadrant planning process.  (Prince)

--May 22, 2015Letter to Portland Bureau of Transportation requesting that they eliminate the Zone B (Gander Ridge) Guest Parking Permit program for both residents and businesses due to abuse.  (Younie)

--May 22, 2015Letter to Bureau of Development Services (BDS) requesting additional vegitative screening on MAC loading and trash facilities as part of requested project. (Prince)

--May 5, 2015:  Letter to Steve Roselli of Harsch Investment Properties approving city street vacation at SW Washington between 15th and 16th.  (Powell)

--January 20, 2015Letter to City Counsel requesting changes to West Quadrant Plan, endorsing minority opinion on height limits, and seeking delay of Feb. 4 City Counsel vote. (Prince)

--January 16, 2015 Letter to Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BDS) opposing the spot zoning of a half-block in the Historic Kings Hill area to "mixed-use dispersed" commercial zoning. (Powell)

--January 4, 2015 Letter to City Counsel, MAC, developer of Block 7, and others reiterating that the GHFL Parking Survey Report is draft only and is not statistically validated.  (Prince)

--December 3, 2014 Letter to the Design Commission requesting changes to the proposed project on SW14th and Jefferson.  (Powell)

--December 2, 2014Letter to City Counsel informing them of adopted resolution by GHFL Board to oppose rezoning of Block 7 from RH to CX. (Toth)

--October 19, 2014Letter to Bureau of Development Services (BDS) listing neighbor concerns with the four-plex planned for the corner of SW 18th and Market St. (Wimmer)

--October 17, 2014Letter to City Counsel informing them of vote conducted at Oct. 8 Special Meeting of the GHFL Members to oppose rezoning of Block 7 from RH to CX. (Arkes)

--June 9, 2014Letter to Kelly Routt of the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC) opposing the proposed bottle recycling center at SW 17th Ave. and Burnside St. (Wimmer)

--March 28, 2013: Letter to PBOT requesting action on Goose Hollow sign caps project.  (Johnson)

--May 14, 2012Letter to PDC in support of the proposed Education URA that includes Lincoln HS campus and "air-blocks" above I-405 between SW Columbia St. and Main.  (Cameron)

--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 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.

--April 25, 2011: Letter to Bureau of Development Services in opposition to the application to adjust the temporary rezoning of the historic residence at 2153 SW Main St. to RH. (Powell)

--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)

--March 15, 2011: Letter to David Wynde, Portland Public Schools, endorsing $548 million PPS bond measure. (Smith)

--February 18, 2011: Letter to Mark Sieber of NWNW requesting documents and things. (Smith)

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