A Draft District Map is Coming! Get Involved Now 
By the end of May, the Independent District Commission must deliberate and vote on their district plan for the four political districts from which Portlanders will elect 12 members of City Council. Maps are being considered now that could reshape what neighborhoods are in the SE Uplift Neighborhood Coalition and that could bisect neighborhood boundaries. Here’s how you can share with the Commission how you define your community: Wednesday, May 17: Comment at the Commission’s Next MeetingWednesday, May 31Attend the Commission’s Work SessionSubmit a comment via their online public comment form, via email to DistrictCommission@portlandoregon.gov, or via phone by calling 3-1-1SE Uplift has invited the Commission to present its draft plan to our 20 communities in June, so please stay tuned for a separate email when details are confirmed. In July, the commission will hold eight to-be-announced Public Hearings to take official comment-  two in each proposed district. In the meantime, visit and bookmark this hub for the Independent District Commission activities and opportunities and sign-up for email updates from the Commission. 

Mary Jaron Kelley, MLA

Program Director | North Portland Neighborhood Services

Pronouns: she/her/hers    

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