The Hectorcampbell NDA meets the second Monday of every month at 6:30pm in the Community Room of the Public Safety Building: 3200 SE Harrison Street, Milwaukie, OR

Thursday, February 19, 2009

Homewood Park Planting Day

Saturday February 28th, 9am to 12 noon: volunteers are needed for planting native plants and removing invasive English Ivy along the trail through Milwaukie’s Homewood Park. Our goal is to plant 500 plants including Western Sword Fern, Oregon Grape, Vancouveria, and Snowberry.

Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear work gloves. Some tools will be provided, however if you have a favorite shovel bring it along. Coffee, Cocoa, Cookies, and Lunch will be provided; please RSVP so we will know how much food to bring. (RSVP by Leaving a comment at the end of this post or send us an email)

Homewood Park is located on SE Home Avenue (between Monroe & Ada Lane) in Milwaukie’s Hector Campbell Neighborhood. The parking is on-street on Home Ave; if you live close by, please walk to the park. contact Sarah Smith 503-653-0015 /

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

February Meeting Notes

Our February meeting was a short but informative one! The full notes from the meeting can be found here.
  • Linda Hedges told us about Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training. The Fire Department would like to have a team trained in each neighborhood. If you want to sign up for training contact our neighborhood secretary Linda Hedges, for more information check out the Clackamas County Fire Dist. 1 website.

  • The Lewelling Neighborhood is working on starting a Community Garden! For more information see the February issue of the Milwaukie Pilot (page 5) or contact Chet Knaup 503-545-6880

  • Milwaukie Light Rail: Soon TriMet and Metro will begin work on Preliminary Engineering (PE) and the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Portland to Milwaukie Light Rail. An Open House explaining these processes will be held Wednesday, March 4th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall at Rose Villa, located at 13505 SE River Road. More information is available on Tri Mets Website.

  • Waste Water Master Plan Open House: Wednesday February 25th 6 to 7:30pm at the public safety building.

  • Jeff Louden from the Hector Campbell PTA told us about plans for the 2009 Campbell Carnival. He asked us to contribute $500 towards the event; we will be voting on this at our March meeting.
  • Homewood Park is nearing completion. Last month several neighborhood volunteers helped spread wood chips on the trail. The next work party is scheduled for February 28th.

Our next meeting is Monday March 9th