Northeast Neighbors (NeN) is the City-chartered neighborhood for the area that includes all lands within the urban growth boundary north of Randy Pape Beltline between the Willamette River and North Game Farm Road. Northeast Neighbors was created in 2011 when the Cal Young Neighborhood Association was subdivided into three neighborhoods. (See map of NeN area.)
We are committed to helping our neighbors increase their sense of community, to creating events that offer opportunities to meet one another, and to helping inform neighbors of issues that affect them.
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A link to the Strategic Neighborhood Assessment and Planning (SNAP) project final report can be found in our Demographic section. Click on the bar above.
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Illegal Parking in Your Neighborhood
Do you have this problem?
The City of Eugene's Parking Control Department can help you by issuing citations to the violators.
It is illegal to leave you vehicle (storage) for three (3) days on a public street.
It is illegal to conduct the sale of a vehicle parked on a public street.
If you have either of these problems there are two ways to address them.
Call Parking Control - 541-682-5079541-682-5079 or use the web and go to - www.eparkeugene.com.
Neighborhood Watch: Crime Prevention Tips from Eugene Police
August is the month each year when communities celebrate mutual support and appreciation. Within Eugene, 145 groups of residents have enhanced their sense of neighborliness by forming Neighborhood Watch groups, not just for mutual protection but to enhance a sense of community.
If you would like help getting organized with your neighbors, the process is simple:
1. Check with neighbors who you would like to connect with, within a couple blocks of your home in all directions, and ask them if they’d like to form a watch group. If there is enough interest set up a time to get together.
2. If you’d like our help, contact us to coordinate the date and we will provide a facilitator to run the meeting and provide organizational assistance.
More Details about Neighborhood Watch:
1. Mutual Support
Neighborhood Watch helps neighbors meet each other and commit to providing a mutual safety net. Neighbors agree to check on each other if there is reason for concern, and create a telephone tree and map so that members can reach each other quickly. If your neighbor can reach you at home, at work or on vacation out of town, they can better protect your interests.
2. Target Hardening
Make it hard for the bad guys to get your stuff. Adequately locking up cars and houses significantly reduces the likelihood of burglary or theft. A police representative can cover the basics at your neighborhood watch meeting. In addition, free home security inspections are available within the city limits by calling (541) 682-5137(541) 682-5137.
3. Property Marking
Marking your property with your Oregon driver’s license or State ID number makes your property harder to fence, less attractive to steal and easier to recover. Use the format: OR123456DL or OR123456ID. Take pictures of all your valuables, and write down their serial numbers. Especially for laptops or other internet-accessible devices, install tracking software or turn on tracking features.
For more information: visit our website,www.eugenepolice.com, or call (541) 682-5137(541) 682-5137
NeN Membership Meeting Highlights
The January 28, 2016 NeN Membership Meeting was well attended.
In attendance were County Commissioner Pat Farr, City Councilmen Mike Clark and George Poling. Each made introductory remarks and participated extensively during the meeting.
The meeting began with a video of KEZI News broadcast interview of David Martin, NeN Board Member, concerning the dangers pedestrians and cyclist face on Gilham north of Ayer.
Kurt Yeiter, Senior Transportation Planner, City of Eugene, gave an overview of the Draft Transportation System Plan (TSP) that will affect transportation policy and projects city wide for the next twenty years. He also responded to many questions regarding improvements to Gilham Rd. north of Ayers and County Farm Rd. Both have safety issues caused by the lack of sidewalks. A propose Neighborhood Collector on Shadow View to Coburg, Matt Drive completion and congestion on Coburg were also discussed. He encouraged comments to the TSP proposed projects and policies and also indicated ways that the neighborhood could address some of their local issues.
Reed Dunbar, Transportation Planner, City of Eugene, discussed the Northeast Livable Streets Project which covers the Willakenzie area. He identified several potential projects in our neighborhood and solicited input for others. A cross walk on Crescent Ave. by Summer Oaks was mentioned as well as a lengthy discussion of opening a blocked pedestrian/bike lane on Holly to the Walmart area.
Tim Simon, Service Planner, LTD, discussed proposed route changes to the LTD system. In our area route 12 will be changed and routes 66 and 67 are being considered to change. There was a discussion of the airport connector pilot project route and costs associated with it.
Land Use Update:
John Faville, NeN Board Member, highlighted some of the recent developments in our Neighborhood. He mentioned Crescent Village Apartments to open in March and the groundbreaking soon for 150 units on Old Coburg Road across from the recently opened VA Clinic. He distributed an updated development handout for the membership. (See Land Use Update 1/28/2016 on opposite column)
Striker Field Update:
John Jaworski, NeN Board Member, gave an update regarding the work of the Striker Field Design Group. The Design Group took into consideration surveys, meeting, and studies (SNAP) done earlier which indicated the type of park and amenities that the residents desired. With this information they developed a Mission Statement of what Striker Field should be. They also developed a Striker Field Concept Map of what it would look like. This map was built upon the "Simple Park" design provided by Parks & Open Space in December. The concept being that after the City builds it initial "Simple Park" design in subsequent years neighborhood volunteer efforts would build additional components identified on the Concept Map. The city, when more funds are available, would complete other components.
Initially the Cities intention was to begin construction in 2016. That date may be pushed back to 2017. NeN is continuing efforts to retain the original start date.
The Mission Statement and Concept Map generated many questions, such as parking availability, maintenance issues and need for restrooms. There were also many favorable and supportive responses.
Currently the Parks & Open Space staff is reviewing the concept map and will provide feedback in the next few weeks. The design group is looking for your feedback and will do this with meetings of various community groups and associations as well as direct resident feedback via Email. (See below)
Striker Field Concept Map
If you have comments or questions regarding the Mission Statement and Striker Field Concept Map please email: email@example.com We want your input; this will be your park.
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Eugene Recreation Fall Registration Starts
Mark your calendars for fall registration on Tuesday, August 23 at 9 a.m. The online guide is available to browse now! Prepare to register online or call or visit any rec center or pool to register on August 23.
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