The Sullivan’s Gulch Neighborhood Association serves to do the work of the neighborhood. We value a strong community and are committed to supporting our neighbors. Sullivan’s Gulch is a neighborhood in Northeast Portland, Oregon. The name commemorates Timothy Sullivan, an early farmer in the area. Sullivan settled his donation land claim on January 27, 1851.
BREAKING: The 2017 Spring Edition of the Gulch Gazette is now available here. Coming soon to your doorstep.
Next SGNA Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 7 - 9 pm
Holladay Park Plaza, NE 16th & Clackamas St.
Next Land Use and Transportation Committee Meeting
Thursday, April 27, 6:30-8:00 pm
Holladay Park Plaza, NE 16th & Clackamas St.
FEATURED ARTICLES AND UPDATES
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Neighborhood Clean Up Scheduled For Saturday, May 13
It’s time to start cleaning out your garage, basement, attic or shed. This year’s clean up will be held jointly with Irvington so it will be bigger and better than ever. See below for a list of specialty items you can recycle this year.
When: Saturday, May 13, 2017, 9 am to 1 pm (or when dumpsters full)
Where: Holladay Park Church, NE 21st and Hancock (enter the parking lot from Hancock)
How Much: Contribute what you can (except for specialty items below). Your donation helps support neighborhood projects and events.
Gulch Slope Clean Up
We are organizing volunteers for our now annual Gulch slope clean up. We will be removing debris from several locations along the upper slopes NE 16th Ave underpass. Bring heavy gloves and wear rugged shoes. Safety vests, bags, grabbers will be provided. We will meet at 9 am at the corner of NE 16th and Multnomah and work until noon (if you have to leave early, that’s fine). We need a pick up truck or van to transport bags to the dumpsters.
To volunteer or more information contact: Dave Brook, 503-313-1320, email@example.com
Partners: Metro, BPS, NECN, SOLVE.
SULLIVAN’S GULCH EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS RESIDENTIAL SURVEY
Are you prepared for a major emergency or disaster in our area?
The Sullivan’s Gulch NET is currently surveying residents and businesses in our neighborhood regarding emergency preparedness. The survey takes 5 minutes or less to complete and the data we receive from each neighbor or business is crucial for us to prepare our team and the neighborhood to respond effectively to any disaster that may occur.
Your answers will help our NET understand your needs, your current preparation for a disaster, and your interest in working with our team to prepare for and respond to a disaster that may affect our neighborhood.
To access the residential survey, use this link:
MULTNOMAH COUNTY’S BURNSIDE BRIDGE MAINTENANCE PROJECT—APRIL 2017
Multnomah County’s Burnside Bridge Maintenance project kicks off construction in April 2017 and will last through November 2019. The project will complete a number of repairs to keep the bridge in service another 15-20 years. These include structural, mechanical, electrical and surface repairs. As a project stakeholder, we want to provide you an update on what can be expected during construction and answer any questions you might have.
Contractors will work on sections of the bridge in different phases. See attached map to understand when you might expect to see construction occur near you. We will provide regular updates to keep you aware of expected construc-tion timelines and potential impacts as we receive them.
Learn more about upcoming construction work on the Burnside Bridge and other downtown bridges including the Broadway and Morrison.
When: Thursday, March 23 from 5 – 7 p.m.
Where: Multnomah Building, 1st Floor Boardroom, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
What: You are invited to an open house about three Multnomah County bridge repair projects scheduled for 2017. After replacing the Sellwood Bridge, the county is shifting its focus to repair its historic downtown draw-bridges. The meeting includes a presentation on the three projects, information displays, and a chance to share your questions and comments with project leaders.
More details about the project are on the project web page: https://multco.us/burnside-bridge-projects/burnside-bridge-maintenance-project.
If you have questions, please contact me. Thank you.
Public Involvement Coordinator
JOIN THE GULCH GARDEN!
The Gulch Garden is back again for another season of growing fresh produce . It’s located at 25th & Multnomah. Gardeners pay $50 a year for a garden bed which also includes produce from shared beds. The Gulch Garden grows lettuce and tomatoes every summer to contribute to the weekly Hard Times Supper at Sunnyside Methodist Church.
You can sign up for a garden box or just to volunteer. For more information contact Linda McDowell at firstname.lastname@example.org or text her at 503-317-0118.
CITYWIDE 2017 SEWER REPAIR PROJECT
Night Work Proposed for NE Multnomah Street from NE 17th Ave. to NE 19th Ave.
Contact: Debbie Caselton, 503-823-2831, Debbie.Caselton@portlandoregon.gov
View the complete notification for this project with a map of the construction sites.
Environmental Services is designing sewer repair projects in various neighborhoods across Portland to replace around 20,000 feet of sewer pipes that are in poor condition. The work will increase sewer system capacity, reduce basement backups, and protect water quality and the environment.
Environmental Service is proposing that the pipes that cross or extend into NE Multnomah Street from NE 17th Ave. to NE 19th Ave. be repaired at night between the hours of 10:00pm and 6:00am. Due to the high volume of traffic, it is difficult to do the work during the typical work hours of 7:00am to 6:00pm. Night work would allow crews to work safely during less congested hours. Work will not take place on Sundays.
Environmental Servcies is applying for a noise variance to work outside of typical construction hours at NE Multnomah Street from 17th Ave. to NE 19th Ave. This work could take up to ten days.
Construction is tentatively scheduled to begin Spring 2017 and the entire project should be complete in Winter 2018. The work locations and a more detailed schedule will be communicated when the contractor us hired next year.
IRVINGTON/SULLIVAN'S GULCH FARMER’ S MARKET ANNOUNCING ITS OPEN HOURS
Irvington/Sullivan's Gulch Farmer’s Market will open each Sunday from June 4 to October 29, 2017.