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WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28

Centennial School District Board - 7 p.m., Board Room, 18135 S.E. Brooklyn St., Portland.

Metro Policy Advisory Committee - 5 p.m. Metro Building, council chambers, 600 N.E. Grand Ave., Portland.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4248 - 6:30 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4248, 7118 S.E. Fern Ave., Portland. Agenda items include a discussion about services and honors at Willamette National Cemetery.

Gresham Community Development and Housing Committee - 4 p.m., City Hall, conference rooms 2A and B, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway.

East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District Budget Committee - 6 p.m., Montgomery Park, Room 443, 2701 N.W. Vaughn St., Portland. Community members are welcome to attend, but no public comment will be taken at this meeting.

Rockwood Water Public Utility District - 7 p.m., district boardroom, 19601 N.E. Halsey St., Portland.

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

Transportation System Citizen Advisory Committee, Gresham City Hall - 6:30 p.m., Barlow Trail Room, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway.

Gresham-Barlow School District Board - 7 p.m., District Office, 1331 N.W. Eastman Parkway.

City of Gresham Heroes Memorial Committee - 6 p.m., Gresham City Hall, Springwater Trail Room, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway.

Fairview Parks Advisory Committee - 6 p.m., City Hall, park-view conference room, 1300 N.E. Village St. Agenda items include the introduction of the city's new associate planner, Lindsey Nesbitt, and a planning session for the city's centennial, which will be in 2008.

Metro Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation - 7:30 a.m., Metro Building, council chambers, 600 N.E. Grand Ave., Portland.

Metro Council - Metro Building, council chambers, 600 N.E. Grand Ave., Portland.

Wood Village City Council Special Session - Noon, Wood Village City Hall, council chambers, 2055 N.E. 238th Drive. Agenda items include the declaration of Planning Commission vacancy, and the appointment of a citizen to that position.

Multnomah County Board of Commissioners - 9:30 a.m., Thursday, March 1, Multnomah Building, commissioners' boardroom 100, 501 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd., Portland.

Gresham Hearings Officer - 9:30 a.m., City Hall, council chambers, 1333 N.W. Eastman Parkway. Agenda items include a hearing on a two-lot minor partition and major variance for access from a permanent dead-end street in the 3300 block of Southwest 20th Street, and an appeal of an administrative approval of a 54-lot subdivision in the 2000 block of Northwest Division Street and tree removal permit.