Posted By johntarantino1 on March 8, 2010
The livability committee has committed itself to 4 goals in 2013:
The livability committee has published an extensive position paper titled "Trash In The Pearl". It's composed of several livability issues in the Pearl District which include trash, cigarette butts, pets in the Pearl, and graffiti. Each section of the position paper contains a recommendation put together by the committee and approved by the board. Please feel free to download, read, and distribute.
The goal of this study is to materially improve some components which impact livability in the Pearl District. This includes reduction of undesirable waste by providing conveniently located trash receptacles, pet waste stations, and cigarette disposal boxes throughout the Pearl District, as well as more effective graffiti abatement. The aim is to provide for sustainable maintenance of these through a shared public/private partnership made up of residents, businesses, and the City of Portland...
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Vestas Headquarters Tour & Panel Discussion Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 7:30 am to 9:00 am 1417 NW Everett St The Green Building Interest Group is pleased to showcase an outstanding renovation story at its November session on Wed., November 6, 2013. The Vestas North America Headquarters building achieved LEED Platinum New Construction certification. Notable features of the project include a rainwater harvesting system that provides over 60% of the building's non-potable water needs and a 112 kW solar array. The inside of the historic building is anchored by a sunlit, open atrium. Join our distinguished panel to learn about the redevelopment of a former Meier and Frank warehouse into the signature headquarters of Vestas North America. Our featured panelists include: