I.1 Assure continued water quality and water service to East Portland

I.1. 1 Initiate Powell Butte Reservoir drainage improvements.
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This work has been completed.
I.1. 2 Construct a second reservoir at Powell Butte to serve citywide water needs.
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The design for Reservoir #2 is at 90%.
Contractor bids were received on April 7th. Bid award is currently being protested by an unsuccessful bidder.
I.1. 3 Re-pipe Powell Valley Road Water District wells for improved capacity and emergency service.
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I.1. 4 Add additional wells to Columbia Groundwater well fields to increase supply and capacity.
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I.2 Upgrade and maintain public utilities and infrastructure systems throughout East Portland

I.2. 1 Develop a concurrency plan that matches infrastructure needs with the pace of development, especially housing.
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Residents of ROSE Community Development's affordable housing created a Photo Voice project that documents the need for improved infrastructure in East Portland. The photos and accompanying statements have been featured at an exhibit at Leander Court Apartments in June, the Coalition for a Livable Future's Livability Summit and the ROSE Donor Breakfast. They will be on display at Metro during September 2011. Photo Voice is part of a Healthy Kids Healthy Communities project sponsored by the Oregon Public Health Institute.
I.2. 2 Examine policy and opportunities for street lighting on unimproved and substandard streets.
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In June 2012, PBOT applied for an ODOT TGM Grant to do the Division-Midway Neighborhood Street Plan project. The purpose of the Division-Midway Neighborhood Street Plan is to foster safe and convenient access to commercial destinations along SE Division Street from surrounding neighborhoods by identifying new local street connections and a primary network of walking and bicycling routes at a neighborhood-level (which will feed into the citywide active transportation network). This project will advance objectives identified in the East Portland Action Plan (2009) and Portland Plan (2012) to improve infrastructure, create a healthier environment and expand commercial services so residents can meet their daily needs in close proximity to home. This project will also build upon past transportation planning efforts, including the Far SE Master Street Plan (2001), SE 122nd Avenue Study (2011), Outer Powell Boulevard Conceptual Design Plan (2011-12), and East Portland in Motion (2011). The Division-Midway Neighborhood Street Plan will focus on the neighborhoods served by businesses within the Division-Midway Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative (NPI) district, one of six recently formed urban renewal areas aimed at strengthening the economic competitiveness of neighborhood business districts through community-planned and community-implemented actions and projects. The boundary would reach from SE 112th to SE 148th and extend roughly one mile north to SE Stark (serving the Rosewood NPI) and south to SE Holgate. The study area covers four neighborhoods (Powellhurst Gilbert, Hazelwood, Mill Park, and Centennial) and two business associations (Gateway Area BA and Midway BA). The neighborhoods in the study area have unique street patterns and severe deficiencies in transportation infrastructure, including numerous unpaved and dead-end streets. Much of the area developed as low-density suburban areas that were subsequently annexed into the City of Portland in 1980s and 90s. As a result, street connections were not planned to meet spacing standards and basic roadway infrastructure (such as pavement and/or sidewalks) was often not built at the time of development. Expected Outcomes: • Develop a refined street plan for the study area by identifying opportunities for future full-street and pedestrian-bicycle connections • Evaluate neighborhood streets (i.e. traffic classification of neighborhood collector or local service) by compiling traffic data and determining their functions (current and future) for motor vehicles, pedestrians and bicycles • Identify primary walking and bicycling routes to SE Division Street, schools, parks and other local destinations based on adopted plans, traffic conditions and community input • Distinguish between streets with varying traffic functions and consider changes to street classifications or defining a street typology • Develop a set of local street improvement options at a concept level and determine the streets where each option can be applied • Establish an implementation strategy outlining priority street improvement projects and the process for making local improvements Estimated Proposed Project Budget: $125,000 Project Contact: Denver Igarta, Transportation Planner, (503) 823-1088, Denver.Igarta@portlandoregon.gov Portland Bureau of Transportation, 1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 800, Portland, Oregon 97204

I.3 Explore green infrastructure partnerships to maximize benefits

I.3. 1 Address stormwater management in the122nd Avenue area south of Division Street.
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On April 18th, 2012, the Portland City Council adopted the East Portland In Motion (EPIM) study, which was put together by PBOT, with the assistance of EPAPbike, the East Portland Land Use & Transportation Committee, and numerous volunteers and stakeholders. The EPIM identifies firm funding for over $25 million in new transportation projects in East Portland for the next five years, including 6 miles of new sidewalks and 35 miles of new bike facilities, as well as bike parking, pedestrian islands, and road rebuilds for parts of Powell Blvd & Sandy Blvd. As part of the EPIM, SE 122nd from SE Stephens to Foster will have both new infill sidewalks and several new bio-swales, in 2013
I.3. 2 Consider opportunities to partner with PDOT and ODOT for multimodal improvements when addressing stormwater issues.
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PDC working with BES, PBOT, and ODOT on NE 97th Avenue Green Street Project, which includes improvements to street, sidewalk, and multi-use trail along I-205.
I.3. 3 Explore regional stormwater management solutions that provide public open space and recreation benefits.
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As part of the ongoing Gateway Green project on the public land between I-84 & I-205 (Technically in Madison South, outside of East Portland), waste water from I-205 will be filtered on the Gateway Green site. Gateway Green is expected to be a major mountain bike facility.
I.3. 4 Explore opportunity for regional stormwater solution along Sandy Boulevard from 102nd Avenue to 162nd Avenue.
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I.3. 6 Consider green stormwater solutions as part of transportation safety improvement projects on SE Powell Boulevard and NE Sandy Boulevard.
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