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Upcoming Meetings

Our Fifth Meeting of 2019 will be Wednesday, May 1st, at 7pm!

See the April Agenda [PDF]. The May agenda will include elections. It will be posted a week before the meeting.

Election Slate for May 2019

Click for the 2019-2020 [SLATE].
2019 Calendar
Spring Meetings: May 1, Jun 5
Summer Meetings: Sep 4
  Fall Meetings: Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4

The Collins View Neighborhood Association meets at 7:00 PM on the first Wednesday of most every month — We take July off, and we have a picnic in August! We meet in Riverdale High School (where Boones Ferry and Terwilliger overlap), in one of the classrooms, or in the Maverick Room, down the hall going left out of the foyer. Meeting Agendas usually appear on or before the Wednesday before the meeting (1 week ahead).

Quick Links

Collins View's current/upcoming SW News article

The Neighborhood Association annual elections for board positions will be held at the May 1 meeting, 7 PM, in Riverdale High School. All 2019-2020 board positions are open for nominations. The article also includes advice for guarding against dry weather fire hazards, a note about Vernal Pools in River View Natural Area, and reports of an aggressive disturbed individual in our area. Here's the whole MAY 2019 article.

Collins View's April SW News article

Run! Hide! Fight!- Active Shooter Response Preparation was the topic of the Collins View table at the March 3 2019 Safety Fair. . NET members provided multiple handouts on how to prepare for an active shooter scenario. If that's not depressing enough, Portland Maps rates almost all of Collins View as being in a Wildland Fire Hazard Area, in a Potential Landslide Hazard Area, (land sliding is possible) and DOGAMI landslide inventory maps indicate a Moderate Earthquake Hazard (moderate shaking). Here's the APR 2019 article.

Collins View's March SW News article

Nick Falbo, PBOT Senior Transportation Planner, spoke at our February 6 meeting. He explained upcoming (potential) transportation projects proposed for Collins View... Also in our SW News article, a report on active shooter training/drills at Riverdale High and L&C College, and a paragraph on troubling changes to City code pertaining to citizen involvement. Here is the MAR 2019 article.

Earlier month's SW News articles

Here's an archive of past SW News articles [LINK]. We apologize that there is no index to all these articles. Volunteer help welcome!!

Recent Stories...

  • Our 2017 Summer Picnic was enjoyed by ~100 friends and families! We held an Ice Cream Social in 2018. [LINK]
  • We are starting a Neighborhood History Project
  • See the great report below about the NET deployment exercise on Oct 14, 2018.

Neighborhood Emergency Team

Q: What is NET??
A: It's our Neighborhood Emergency Team! Read all about it [HERE]

Earthquake!?? Collins View NET members participated in a city-wide deployment exercise on October 14, 2018. See story [HERE]

Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program

Help build CVNA's coffer via the Fred Meyer Community Rewards Program. There is nothing to Lose! You still earn Your rewards. The Community Reward is an additional amount donated to the community... See our [HOW TO] page.

Nextdoor is a private 'social network' for Collins View and nearby 'Hoods

Thousands of folks across many neighborhoods are set up on Nextdoor. You can set up your login by validating your street address — then you can view and participate. There is a lot of non-association chatter on NextDoor, so it is difficult to use for official business. Our 'signal' often gets lost in the 'noise'.

See our Sign-Up instructions. Thereafter, use Collins View on Next Door.

Neighborhood Tips

Our Various Outreach Efforts

How can we invite participation? This is the perennial question for of neighborhood involvement, and our outreach committee. We must be effective. [REACH OUT].