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Events & Meetings

All project committee meetings are open to the public. If you wish to attend a virtual meeting but cannot attend by phone or computer, or you require language accommodations, please contact the project team by emailing us at i5RoseQuarter@odot.oregon.gov or calling us at 503-470-3127 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

We invite you to share comments on specific meeting agenda items in advance by:

  • emailing us at i5RoseQuarter@odot.oregon.gov with "HAAB Public Comment" or "COAC Public Comment" in the subject line
  • calling us at 503-470-3127, specifying whether you are making HAAB or COAC public comment

Comments received by 11 AM the business day before the meeting will be shared with project committee members in advance. All comments received will be added to the meeting record.

You will also have an opportunity to provide comments during the meeting for up to two minutes by phone. Please see the event details below for specific meeting call-in information.

Upcoming Events & Meetings

Events

Kenton Farmers Market

September 28, 2022

Details : This fall, the I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project Team will have an informational table at the Kenton Farmers Market at 8303 N Denver Avenue in Portland from 3:00 - 7:00PM to engage with community members about the project, answer questions and share ways to get involved. Learn more about this farmers market.

King Farmers Market

October 2, 2022

Details: The I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project Team will also be present at the King Farmers Market at NE 7th & Wygant in Portland from 10:00AM - 2:00PM to have conversations with market-goers about the project, share opportunities to get involved and provide information. Learn more about this farmers market.

Meetings

Past Events & Meetings

September 2022

MLK Dream Run

September 17, 2022

Details: The MLK Dream Run brought together runners and spectators over two days to celebrate the North/Northeast Portland community and empower the next generation of entrepreneurs. I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project staff were present to hand out information, talk about the project and answer community questions.

Peace and Unity Fest

September 10, 2022

Details: The Peace and Unity Fest is a back-to-school event hosted by YOUTH (Youth, Organized, & United to Help) to provide free backpacks filled with school supplies and books for Portland children. I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project staff attended this event to bring more awareness to the community about the project, answer questions and meet new community members.

In My Shoes Community 5K Walk

September 3, 2022

Details: The I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project team had a presence at the Word is Bond 5K community walk through the historic Albina community. During the walk, attendees learned about Portland history and heard from various guest speakers. Project staff were available throughout the walk to share information about the project, respond to questions and offer the opportunity to take the Summer Design Survey seeking feedback on design elements for walls and bridges in the project area.

Community Oversight Advisory Committee (COAC) Meeting

September 15, 2022

This was a virtual meeting.
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Historic Albina Advisory Board (HAAB) Meeting

September 20, 2022

This was a virtual meeting.
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August 2022

Vanport Jazz Festival

August 5 & 6, 2022

Details: The I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project team had a presence at the 5th Annual Vanport Jazz Festival celebrated at the Colwood Golf Course. Attendees had the opportunity to learn about the project and participate in the Summer Design Survey looking for feedback on design elements for walls and bridges in the project area.

June 2022

Good in the Hood

June 25 & 26, 2022

Details: The I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project team had a project information table at King Park School Park as part of the annual Good in the Hood community festival. Staff were on hand to chat with attendees, share project information and answer questions

Juneteenth Oregon 50th Anniversary

June 18 & 19, 2022
Details: The I-5 Rose Quarter Improvement Project team had a presence at Portland's 50th Juneteenth celebration at Lillis-Albina Park. Staff were able to hand out project information and speak with festival attendees about how we plan to improve travel and reconnect neighborhood streets.

 

June Historic Albina Advisory Board Meeting

June 21, 2022

May 2022

Youth Design Forum

May 14, 2022
Details: ODOT, in partnership with Word is Bond PDX and Camp ELSO, engaged 50 Black and Brown youth in hands-on workshops to support the decision-making process of this important Urban Design and infrastructure project.

 

May Historic Albina Advisory Board Meeting

May 17, 2022

May Community Oversight and Advisory Committee Meeting

May 19, 2022

April 2022

Historic Albina Advisory Board Meeting

April 19, 2022
This was a virtual meeting.

Community Oversight Advisory Committee (COAC) Meeting

April 21, 2022
CANCELLED

March 2022

Historic Albina Advisory Board Meeting

March 15, 2022

Community Oversight Advisory Committee (COAC) Meeting

March 17, 2022

February 2022

Historic Albina Advisory Board Meeting

February 15, 2022

Community Oversight Advisory Committee (COAC) Meeting

February 17, 2022

January 2022

Historic Albina Advisory Board Meeting

January 18, 2022

Community Oversight Advisory Committee (COAC) Meeting

January 20, 2022