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Entries from July 2011

Portland Commissioner Dan Saltzman apologizes to Southeast Portland residents over Bungled Sewer Fee Program

July 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Portland Commissioner Dan Saltzman apologized to Southeast Portland residents, at the Brooklyn Neighborhood general meeting Wednesday evening, for a sewer repair project that went awry. As part of a citywide effort to build additional public sewers, the Bureau of Environmental Services sent letters in June to 127 property owners in Southeast and Northeast Portland. The […]

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Wednesday July 27-Urgent General Meeting on New Fees for Non-conforming Sewers

July 25th, 2011 · No Comments

Dear Neighbors: Many of you have received letters from the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services asking you to return a signed and notarized form committing to pay a Public Service Utility Waiver fee ranging from $6,000-$18,000 in anticipation of BES installing upgraded sewers in our streets as part of the city’s nonconforming sewer program. It […]

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Miller Pledges Paint for Brooklyn Mural!

July 22nd, 2011 · No Comments

Miller Paint, a Portland Company for over 120 years, has graciously donated ten gallons of premium paint and tinting for the 9th Avenue Pedestrian Bridge Mural Project. The mural is being funded by a grant awarded to the BAC by the Office of Neighborhood Involvement Graffiti Abatement program. Lewton Jones, a Portland mural artist, is […]

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BAC Foot Patrol Mentioned in NYT Article!

July 19th, 2011 · No Comments

Cities Report Surge in Graffiti NEW YORK TIMES, Tuesday, July 19, 2011 By ADAM NAGOURNEY SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Fresh blotches of graffiti decorate the backs of street signs here near the ocean. Tags have popped up on guardrails along the dirt trails near Griffith Park across town. There are, almost daily, fresh splashes on walls […]

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Please Join Us for Our July 21st Foot Patrol Night!

July 14th, 2011 · No Comments

The BAC is launching our foot patrol. Our first night will start Thursday July 21st at 7:30. Just gather in front of Dan Howell’s house at 4018 SE 10th Avenue. We’ll have reflective vests, flashlights, and a graffiti removal kit. Call the help line at (503) 241-4540 to get involved, or just show up Thursday […]

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July / Aug Newsletter

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments

Check out the latest edition of BrookNews BrookNews July/Aug 2011out the latest newsletter  

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