Local meetings for March 19



Gresham Sister City Board - 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Barlow Trail Room, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. For more information, call Cathy Harrington at 503-618-2482.

Damascus City Council - 7 p.m., City Hall, 19920 S.E. Highway 212. Agenda includes a presentation from Metro Councilor Shirley Craddick, a discussion of possible changes to council rules and a look at fund balance policy. Call 503-658-8545 for information.


Damascus Planning Commission - 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 19920 S.E. Highway 212. Call 503-658-8545 for information.

Fairview Planning Commission - 6:30 p.m., City Hall, 1300 N.E. Village St. For more information, call Devree Leymaster at 503-674-6206.

Gresham Public Safety Committee - 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Oregon Trail Room, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. For more information, contact Rebecca Danner at 503-618-2313.

Rockwood Neighborhood Association - 7 p.m., Rockwood Station Apartments, 19100 E. Burnside St. Contact Catherine Nicewood at 503-285-6587 for information.


East Portland Involved Citizens - 6 p.m., East Precinct Community Room, 737 S.E. 106th Ave., Portland. Hear from members of the Portland Police Bureau's Explosive Detection Canine Unit and learn how these bomb-sniffing dogs work to keep the community safe. You'll also learn how these dogs are trained. For more information, contact Dave Smith at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

East Portland Action Plan - 6:30 p.m., David Douglas School District Office, 1500 S.E. 130th Ave., Portland. The committee provides leadership and guidance to public agencies and other entities on how to address community issues and allocate resources to improve livability for neighborhoods in East Portland. Call Lore Wintergreen at 503-823-4035 for information.

Rockwood Water P.U.D. Board of Directors - 7 p.m., District Boardroom, 19601 N.E. Halsey St. Agenda includes a discussion of policies in the policy manual. For more information, visit rwpud.org or call 503-665-4179.