It is only Spring and there seems to be an uptick of crime on the Island. Click the image on the left to view two pictures of a break-in at the Waterside. Other incidents have been reported as well. As with the homeless, they roam from one HOA to another. There is a conversation to be had in regards to the safety and security on the Island.
The Interstate Bridge Update
As of November, 2018, the HINooN agreed to begin building a recommendation to provide Peter DeFazio, OR US Rep, in his new position as the Chairperson of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. At the December 13, 2018 HINooN meeting, the Board and attendees will discuss the recommendation after having had time to review the proposals and ideas below.
Click on the link here Jim Howell Plan: to revisit the December meeting slides as the topic was again at the April 11th meeting with Jim leading the discussion.
Jim has drafted a resolution whish was shared at the Aprill 11 meeting, and will be availble here soon.
Other related links:
Regional Transportation Plan
High Speed Rail Corridor
Tunnel Vision for I-5
The Continuing Saga Of The Jantzen Beach Carousel......
There is much excitement around the Carousel and the efforts of Restore Oregon and a lot of interest as to where it should reside. Of course, many folks feel Hayden Island is where it belongs.
At the last HiNOON meeting, it was voted to pursue the return of the Carousel back home to the Island, rather than have it housed somewhere else around Portland. To that end, Marty Slapikas has drafted a resolution ( and Page2) intended to demonstrate to the decision-makers why the Carousel belongs back on the Island. However:
We want to know what you think.....See Below