Week of 9/14/09 - 9/20/09
* Meeting with Mayor Adams to discuss approach to UGB expansion process at Metro
* Monthly meeting with Maria Lisa Johnson, Office of Human Relations
* Meeting with Oregon Yacht Club members Mary Schutten and Joe Angel to discuss river community members becoming a Community Beyond Neighborhood Boundaries
* Monthly meeting, Keith Witcosky and Bruce Warner, PDC, and Paul Slyman of Harbor ReDI.
* Visted Foster-Powell Neighborhood Association
* Visited Washington County Board of Commissioners - neighborly visit on a beautiful Oregon fall morning. They only had one item on their agenda, a routine board appointment, so afterwards I visited with Commissioner Desiri Strader - we talked about the challenges of being the lone woman serving on an elected body with four men. We also chatted with Beaverton Councilor Betty Bode at the coffee kiosk, regarding baseball in Beaverton.
* Portland Business Alliance quarterly meeting
* Amalia Alarcon de Morris, Office of Neighborhood Involvement, monthly meeting
* Lisa Turley, Bureau of Emergency Communications, monthly meeting
* "Sustainable Development & Green Buildings Aren't Synonymous" Seminar, Architectural Heritage Foundation
* 199th Anniversary of Mexican Independence celebration at City Hall, where Mayor Adams, PDC Commissioner Bertha Ferran and I sang the National Anthem when the sound system wouldn't cooperate.
* City Council meetings Wednesday morning and evening - Youth Summer works program at City Council Wednesday evening.
* Met with Commissioner Leonard regarding BDS challenges
* Met with Anne Dufay, Southeast Uplift Executive Director, to update on SEUL issues
* National Alliance on Mental Illness dinner honoring former Senator Gordon Smith
* I was out of town, at the Oregon Planning Institute in Eugene, Thursday and Friday, and stayed there for the Ducks game vs. Utah on Saturday. I didn't have any outside engagements on Sunday, and after three days away I expected to spend much of the day catching up on emails. Instead, it was such a beautiful day, I did several hours of yard work and several loads of laundry, vacuumed, cleaned the bathrooms, and renovated the cat litter (I bet Secretary of State Hillary Clinton doesn't have to do cat litter), and then took a nap while watching football on TV. So if you were waiting for an answer to your email, that's why you don't have it yet.
Dinners at home: Sunday, however Luke was out of town and Steve was working at the hospital, so I don't think that counts as a "family dinner".