Overlook Neighborhood Update (Jan. 12)

1) Overlook Neighborhood Association meeting (Jan. 16)
2) Land use training (Jan. 31)
3) Legislative town hall with Overlook’s state delegation (Feb. 1)
4) Metro’s Community Placemaking grants


1) Overlook Neighborhood Association meeting (Jan. 16)

The Overlook Neighborhood Association will hold its January general meeting on Tuesday. We’ll hear about development plans for 2054 N Killingsworth and 5833 N Maryland. We’ll also get an update on efforts to relocate the Hazelnut Grove homeless camp and changes at adidas. View the full agenda here.

OKNA General Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 16, 6:30-8 p.m.
Kaiser Town Hall (3704 N Interstate Ave.)

2) Land use training (Jan. 31)

Do you want to learn about how development happens in Portland? What’s allowed and what isn’t? The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and Bureau of Development Services will offer a three-hour workshop on the basics of land use planning on  Jan. 31 at the Historic Kenton Firehouse. This event is sponsored by North Portland Neighborhood Services, Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods, and Office of Neighborhood Involvement.

This comprehensive workshop will include:

  • State land use planning laws and the land use planning system in Oregon;
  • An overview of long-range planning, including the Comprehensive Plan and the public’s role;
  • An overview of the development review planning process;
  • An interactive exercise responding to a recent land use proposal in the community.

A light meal will be provided, and registration is limited to 45 people. Contact Mary at 503-823-4099, mary@npnscommunity.org with questions and to register.

Land use training
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 6-9 p.m.
Historic Kenton Firehouse (8105 N Brandon)

3) Legislative town hall with Overlook’s state delegation (Feb. 1)

North Portland’s delegation to Salem will hold a town hall on Thursday, Feb. 1. House Speaker Tina Kotek, Rep. Tawna Sanchez and Sen. Lew Frederick will preview the 2018 short session that starts in February. They will answer residents’ questions, and they want to hear what your priorities are.

Legislative Town Hall
Thursday, Feb. 1, 6:30-8 p.m.
PCC Cascade, Terrell Hall Auditorium (TH122) (Corner of N Kerby and N Jessup)

4) Metro’s Community Placemaking grants

Metro is accepting applications for its Community Placemaking grants program for 2018. Strong applications propose projects that involve community partnerships, strengthen social ties to one another and the places where we live, work and play, support leadership roles for people of color and use art as a tool for engagement and change.

A total of $160,000 is available for the 2018 grant cycle. The deadline to apply is noon on Feb. 2. Learn more.

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Jan. 5)

1) NET firehouse field trip (Saturday)
2) Adidas – moving trucks and more


1) NET firehouse field trip (Saturday)

The Overlook Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) will meet Saturday, Jan. 6, for a field trip to Fire Station #24 on Interstate Avenue. The visit will include a tour, chat with the crew and orientation to this important neighborhood resource. All residents of Overlook and surrounding neighborhoods served by the station – Boise and Humboldt — are invited to attend.

NET firehouse field trip
Saturday, Jan. 6, 10-11 a.m.
Fire Station #24 (4515 N Maryland Ave.)

2) Adidas – moving trucks and more

Adidas is moving some employees from its crowded Overlook campus to the Montgomery Park building in Northwest Portland. As part of the move, the company has a permit to load trucks on Delaware Street from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Monday to Thursday next week.

The Overlook Neighborhood Association has been in close contact with adidas officials and neighbors closest to the campus regarding use of public streets and upcoming campus construction. We’ll have a fuller update in the next issue of the Overlook Views newspaper, which will come out in February.

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Dec. 31)

1) Happy New Year from OKNA
2) How should Portland Parks cut its budget? (Jan. 4)
3) Portland Harbor Superfund information session (Jan. 10)
4) OKNA Board meeting (Jan. 2)


1) Happy New Year from OKNA

The Overlook Neighborhood Association hopes all of our neighbors have a wonderful and safe New Year.  2017 was very busy for the neighborhood. We’ll continue to work to keep Overlook Portland’s best neighborhood. Looking ahead, we’re hopeful that some of the longstanding challenges for the neighborhood will resolve positively in 2018.

If you head out to celebrate New Year’s Eve, please be sure to keep yourself and everyone else safe. Take advantage of travel discounts:

Also remember that garbage pickup this week will be a day later than usual because of the holiday.

2) How should Portland Parks cut its budget? (Jan. 4)

Mayor Ted Wheeler has asked city bureaus to propose budgets for next year that include a 5-percent cuts. The savings of $5 to $20 million will offset increased labor, pension and inflation costs.

On Thursday, Portland Parks and Recreation will present options for budget reductions to the public. All members of the public are invited to join the conversation.

Parks budget discussion
Thursday, Jan. 4, 6-8 p.m.
Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization (10301 NE Glisan St.)

3) Portland Harbor Superfund information session (Jan. 10)

The EPA (in partnership with the Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group) will present an overall update on the Portland Harbor Superfund Site that will include an overview of the final site-wide baseline sampling plan that was recently signed with a Pre-Remedial Design group of responsible parties. The presentation will also include a brief overview of early action area work and general community involvement updates. Details about the information session are below:

Superfund information session
Wednesday, Jan. 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
St. Johns Community Center (8427 N Central St.)

4) OKNA Board meeting (Jan. 2)

The Overlook Neighborhood Association board will meet on Tuesday to discuss neighborhood business. View the agenda on our website.

OKNA Board Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 2, 6:30-8 p.m.
Historic Overlook House

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Dec. 17)

1) Happy Holidays from OKNA
2) Holiday garbage pickup
3) Travel safely New Year’s Eve


1) Happy Holidays from OKNA

The Overlook Neighborhood Association wishes everyone in the neighborhood and beyond a wonderful holiday season. Our annual holiday party on Friday was a roaring success with more than 40 neighbors in attendance. Great food and even better company were enjoyed by all.

Thank you to the organizers, especially Board Member Addie Humbert and former Board Member Tamara Maher; Daybreak Cohousing who hosted us again this year; and everyone who donated prizes for the raffle.

The weekly update will take next week off to spend solstice time with friends and family. We’ll return before New Year’s Eve.

2) Holiday garbage pickup

All Portland residents with curbside collection service will have schedule changes from December 25 through January 6. There is no collection service on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. All pick-ups will happen one day later than usual. Pickup for Friday customers will happen on Saturday during this date range.

You can sign up for a weekly email that includes weather messages and reminders for collection days at garbagedayreminders.com.

3) Travel safely New Year’s Eve

If you’re planning to have a few adult beverages on New Year’s Eve or just to stay up later than usual, do everyone a favor and don’t get behind the wheel. Instead, the Portland Bureau of Transportation has coordinated free and discounted ride options with the Safe Ride Home program:

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Dec. 10)

1) It’s holiday party week in Overlook
2) Leaf Day pickup on Thursday
3) Help a student learn to read
4) Free plants before demolition
5) Holiday runners pass through Overlook
6) Adopt-a-neighbor program


1) It’s holiday party week in Overlook

Come share some holiday cheer and fun with your Overlook Neighbors at parties and events in the next few weeks.

NET Holiday Party

The Overlook Neighborhood Emergency Team will hold its annual holiday party on Monday, Dec. 11 at the Overlook Restaurant, 6-8 p.m. This meeting replaces the regular NET meeting and all are encouraged to attend to learn more about preparedness, meet the people you’ll want to know if an earthquake or other disaster strikes, and just have fun. There will be excellent prizes raffled off.

NET Holiday Party
Monday, Dec. 11, 6-8 p.m.
Overlook Restaurant (1332 N. Skidmore St.)

Overlook Neighborhood Association Holiday Party

The annual Overlook Neighborhood Association Holiday Potluck Party takes place on Dec. 15 at Daybreak Cohousing, 6-8 p.m. Bring your favorite dish, drink or dessert to share. (Adult beverages not provided.) Come for the fun and stay for the fantastic neighborhood raffle. Bring your family, friends and good dose of seasonal spirit.

Overlook Holiday Party
Friday, Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m.
Daybreak Cohousing Common Home (2525 N Killingsworth St.)

2) Leaf Day pickup on Thursday

Overlook residents south of Going Street and West of Interstate Avenue should get their leaves to the curb by Thursday, when the annual leaf pickup comes. Only customers in a leaf service zone who pay for the service are sanctioned by the city to rake their leaves into the street. Call 503-865-LEAF (5323) to speak to a customer service representative Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Click on the map to see the official boundary of the Overlook zone.  Learn more at the Leaf Day Service website.

Overlook residents north of Going and east of Interstate are not in a leaf zone and should deal with leaves on their property by putting them into a compost bin or other legal disposal manner.

3) Help a student learn to read

The SMART (Start Making a Reader Today) program at Overlook’s Beach School is looking for volunteers to read with students in kindergarten to third grade. SMART pairs adult volunteers with children for weekly one-on-one reading sessions. Volunteers model the joy of reading, while supporting the child’s efforts to read independently, and act as a positive adult mentor.

SMART provides early reading support, access to books and community engagement to positively impact literacy outcomes and provide equitable opportunity for all kids. Volunteers are especially needed on Tuesdays for one hour sessions starting at 10:50, 12:15 and 1:15.

You can learn more about the SMART program and sign up online to volunteer at getsmartoregon.org.

4) Free plants before demolition

The developers of the corner duplex at 5036 N Maryland & 1336 N Webster have offered the shrubs and small trees to neighbors prior to building demolition. There’s no need to ring doorbells. Just bring your own shovels and clean up after you leave. Removal must occur no later than Thursday because utilities and excavators will begin work on Friday.

Please note that trees and plants in sidewalk strips are not to be removed/disturbed. Anyone removing shrubs or small trees from the main site does so at their own risk and agrees to hold owner harmless. Thanks in advance for helping give these shrubs and small trees a new home in the neighborhood.

5) Holiday runners pass through Overlook

The annual Holiday half marathon and 5k ran through the Overlook neighborhood today. While it might be an inconvenience to have roads closed off for a couple of hours on a Sunday morning, neighbors welcomed the runners by showing up on sidewalks to cheer and by playing festive music.

Over the past few years, this has become a signature race on Portland’s running scene, and Overlook residents should be proud to host it.

It’s never too soon to start training for next year.

6) Adopt-a-neighbor program

Over the past six years, Overlook neighbors have demonstrated their selfless spirit by participating in the REACH Resident Services’ adopt-a-neighbor program. The program returns for 2017. Families like those living at Patton Park Apartments in Overlook (5272 N. Interstate Ave.) are often left out of gift-giving and receiving due to the hardships of primarily focusing on meeting basic needs.

Patton Park is home to more than 100 residents living below median income. REACH is looking for Overlook residents who are interested in adopting neighbors there for the holidays.  Donations of a new toy, clothing item or basic necessity (food, diapers, bus tickets, etc.) help restore a sense of community and hope.

Anyone interested in adopting or getting more information should contact Patricia Haggerty, Resident Services Coordinator, at 503-546-1662 or phaggerty@reachcdc.org.

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Dec. 2)

1) Holiday parties and events for Overlook
2) Sen. Ron Wyden Portland town hall (Dec. 3)
3) Hearing on wood smoke ordinance
4) Comment on state air quality rulemaking
5) OKNA Board meeting (Dec. 5)


1) Holiday parties and events for Overlook

Come share some holiday cheer and fun with your Overlook Neighbors at parties and events in the next few weeks.

Santa comes to Overlook House tomorrow!

The jolly old elf himself will arrive via firetruck on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. Kids will have a chance to whisper what they want for the holidays as they prepare to have their picture taken by the fire with Santa. There also will be face painting and a chance to listen to children’s favorite Red Yarn, who will be performing on the lower level at 11:15. This seasonal visit from Santa is sponsored for the neighborhood by the Friends of Overlook House.

Santa at Overlook House
Sunday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Overlook House (3839 N Melrose Dr.)

NET Holiday Party

The Overlook Neighborhood Emergency Team will hold its annual holiday party on Monday, Dec. 11 at the Overlook Restaurant, 6-8 p.m. This meeting replaces the regular NET meeting and all are encouraged to attend to learn more about preparedness, meet the people you’ll want to know if an earthquake or other disaster strikes, and just have fun. There will be excellent prizes raffled off.

NET Holiday Party
Monday, Dec. 11, 6-8 p.m.
Overlook Restaurant (1332 N. Skidmore St.)

Overlook Neighborhood Association Holiday Party

The annual Overlook Neighborhood Association Holiday Potluck Party takes place on Dec. 15 at Daybreak Cohousing, 6-8 p.m. Bring your favorite dish, drink or dessert to share. (Adult beverages not provided.) Come for the fun and stay for the fantastic neighborhood raffle. Bring your family, friends and good dose of seasonal spirit.

Overlook Holiday Party
Friday, Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m.
Daybreak Cohousing Common Home (2525 N Killingsworth St.)

2) Sen. Ron Wyden Portland town hall (Dec. 3)

Oregon’s Sen. Ron Wyden will hold a public town hall meeting tomorrow at Cleveland High School’s auditorium in Southeast Portland. Wyden will update residents about what’s been happening in Washington, D.C. This will be Wyden’s 80th town hall meeting of 2017.

Multnomah County town hall
Sunday, Dec. 3, 1 p.m.
Cleveland High School auditorium (3400 SE 26th Ave.)

3) Hearing on wood smoke ordinance

Do you have a wood-burning fireplace? If so, a proposed Multnomah County wood smoke ordinance could affect you. The county is considering a draft ordinance to reduce wood smoke during weather conditions called inversions events that occur on average 3 to 5 times per year. Inversions trap smoke from household or other fires creating smoky, hazy conditions.

The county will hold its final community hearing on the proposed ordinance on Thursday.  Learn more about the ordinance online. The site also allows online comments if you can’t make it to the hearing.

Wood smoke ordinance community hearing
Thursday, Dec. 7, 9:30-11 a.m.
Multnomah Building (501 SE Hawthorne St.)

4) Comment on state air quality rulemaking

Oregon’s current air quality rules have gaps and limits because they are based on federal regulations. As a result, industrial plants can operate legally but still emit pollutants at levels that could harm people’s health. The State Department of Environmental Quality’s Cleaner Air Oregon project has proposed new rules to help protect people by setting health-based standards for reducing air toxics.

The rules are currently in a public comment period that ends Dec. 22. You can review the rules and comment on them online. The Eastside Portland Air Coalition has prepared an information sheet on the proposed rules.

5) OKNA Board meeting (Dec. 5)

The Overlook Neighborhood Association Board will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday evening. The board will discuss some proposed development projects and the holiday party. See the agenda.

OKNA Board Meeting
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 6:30-8 p.m.
Overlook House (3839 N Melrose Dr.)

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Nov. 26)

1) Santa is coming to Overlook House (Sunday, Dec. 3)
2) Mountain biking in Overlook Park?


1) Santa is coming to Overlook House (Sunday, Dec. 3)

The jolly old elf himself will arrive via firetruck on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. Kids will have a chance to whisper what they want for the holidays as they prepare to have their picture taken by the fire with Santa. There also will be face painting and a chance to listen to children’s favorite Red Yarn, who will be performing on the lower level at 11:15. This seasonal visit from Santa is sponsored for the neighborhood by the Friends of Overlook House.

Santa at Overlook House
Sunday, Dec. 3, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Overlook House (3839 N Melrose Dr.)

2) Mountain biking in Overlook Park?

The Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability has released its Off-road Cycling Master Plan Discussion Draft for public review and comment. The Off-road Cycling Master Plan blends a citywide vision with opportunities to increase off-road cycling across Portland.

Of particular interest to Overlook Neighborhood residents, both Overlook and Madrona parks are identified as potential sites for off-road biking in the future. The report notes about each, “This site is not currently recommended but may be appropriate for off-road cycling trails or bicycle parks. The City may want to explore expanding off-road cycling here if there is community interest or if nearby recommended sites prove unfeasible. The site may have challenging site conditions or natural resources that should be addressed in the design, construction and management of any future facility.”

Several other sites in Overlook are identified as not-suitable for off-road biking trails. Also of note, an off-road urban bicycle corridor would pass through Overlook along Willamette and Greeley.

What do you think of these plans? Share your thoughts with the city. The comment period for the Off-Road Cycling Master Plan Discussion Draft ends at midnight on Dec. 31.

You can comment in the following ways:

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Nov. 18)

1) Disaster simulation and development presentation at OKNA General Meeting (Tuesday)
2) Miho Izakaya to close
3) City to require Home Energy Scores before sale
4) Overlook Holiday Party (Dec. 15)


1) Disaster simulation and development presentation at OKNA General Meeting (Tuesday)

What will you do after a catastrophic earthquake or other disaster strikes Portland? Join your neighbors on Tuesday evening for the monthly OKNA General Meeting for an Introduction to Incident Command Systems (ICS) presented by our Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET). ICS is a now-common strategy for organizing people and task in times of crisis.  Most emergency responders operate within ICS, which helps keep track of ‘who’s doing what’ during an incident.

Overlook’s Neighborhood Emergency Team (NET) has been practicing ICS both in the field and with a computer-based scenario that we will run through at the meeting. No prior knowledge is necessary;  no moving around is required. Find out if we have what it takes to survive a simulation!

Also on Tuesday, there will be a development presentation for a project at 3969 N Overlook Terrace. This is the site of the heritage oak on the bluff. Learn about the project and ask your respectful questions.

OKNA General Meeting (agenda)
Tuesday, Nov. 21, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Kaiser Town Hall (3704 N Interstate Ave.)

2) Miho Izakaya to close

Miho Izakaya, the Japanese Restaurant on Interstate Avenue just south of Mason Street will close. Read the announcement. Their last day of service will be Nov. 30.

3) City to require Home Energy Scores before sale

The City of Portland Home Energy Score ordinance will take effect on January 1, 2018, requiring sellers of single-family homes to disclose a Home Energy Report and Score at time of listing. Portland City Council unanimously adopted the policy (Portland City Code Chapter 17.108) in December 2016. This new policy will require people publicly selling single-family homes to obtain a Home Energy Report (which includes a Home Energy Score) from an authorized Home Energy Assessor. Complying with the policy takes two simple steps: getting the Home Energy Score and showing the Home Energy Score in any listing or public posting about the house.

Like a miles-per-gallon rating for a car, a Home Energy Score is an easy way for sellers, buyers, real estate professionals and builders to get directly comparable and credible information about a home’s energy performance across the housing market.

Portland is the second city in the country, behind Berkeley, California, to approve a local ordinance requiring homes to be scored. Learn more about the new requirement.

4) Overlook Holiday Party (Dec. 15)

Save the date for the annual Overlook Neighborhood Association Holiday Potluck Party on Dec. 15. Bring your favorite dish, drink or dessert to share. (Adult beverages not provided.) Come for the fun and stay for the fantastic neighborhood raffle. Bring your family, friends and good dose of seasonal spirit. We can’t wait to celebrate with all our neighbors.

Overlook Holiday Party
Friday, Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m.
Daybreak Cohousing Common Home (2525 N Killingsworth St.)

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Nov. 11)

1) Overlook House Holiday Craft Bazaar (Saturday-Sunday)
2) Comment on Portland’s Residential Infill Project
3) How should Trimet deal with fare evaders?
4) Serve on Portland’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee


1) Overlook House Holiday Craft Bazaar (Saturday-Sunday)

The annual Overlook House Holiday Craft Bazaar is underway. It’s a great place to bump into neighbors and to support local artisans and the Overlook House itself. All proceeds benefit children’s programs at the Overlook House.

All items are hand crafted or hand made. Ceramics, art glass, journals, greeting cards, soaps, jewelry, photos, drawings, paintings, crocheting, weaving, quilting and stuffed animals are just some of the beautiful and whimsical items you’ll find. Don’t miss the bake sale for delicious savory and sweet treats baked by your talented neighbors.

Holiday Craft Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 11, 10-5
Sunday, Nov. 12, 10-4
Overlook House (3839 N Melrose Dr.)

2) Comment on Portland’s Residential Infill Project

The City of Portland is planning to change its development rules to allow denser housing development in residential neighborhoods. Per the Portland Tribune:

City planners are recommending that maximum home sizes be reduced and more types of them be built in single-family neighborhoods in the future.

The recommendations are included in Residential Infill Project staff report released by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability.

Learn more on the city’s official Residential Infill Project website, and then take a moment to share your thoughts about the proposal and what sort of development you want to see in Overlook at the city’s official comment survey.

3) How should Trimet deal with fare evaders?

Trimet, the regional public transportation system, is asking residents how it should deal with people who don’t pay their fare. Right now, the current fine is $175, but the fare rules are rarely enforced. What do you think the fine should be? Who should pay it? Should there be community service? Share your thoughts with Trimet by taking their online survey.

4) Serve on Portland’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is accepting applications for membership on Portland’s Pedestrian Advisory Committee (PAC). They have 11 seats available for a term beginning in January 2018. Up to six alternate seats are also available.The PAC is a 15-person committee that advises the city on all matters that encourage and enhance walking as a means of transportation, recreation, wellness and environmental enhancement. The committee is comprised of a cross-section of Portlanders, including walking and mobility advocates, neighborhood activists, urban planning professionals, and residents at-large.Learn more about this opportunity and apply on the Pedestrian Advisory Committee website.

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Overlook Neighborhood Update (Nov. 4)

1) Overlook House Holiday Craft Bazaar (next weekend)
2) Friends of Overlook House seeks bookkeeper
3) Daylight saving time ends tonight
4) OKNA Board meeting (Tuesday)


1) Overlook House Holiday Craft Bazaar (next weekend)

Shop early and shop locally at the Overlook House Holiday Craft Bazaar. All items are hand crafted or hand made. Ceramics, art glass, journals, greeting cards, soaps, jewelry, photos, drawings, paintings, crocheting, weaving, quilting and stuffed animals are just some of the beautiful and whimsical items you’ll find. Don’t miss the bake sale for delicious savory and sweet treats baked by your talented neighbors. All proceeds benefit children’s programs at Overlook House.

Holiday Craft Bazaar
Saturday, Nov. 11, 10-5
Sunday, Nov. 12, 10-4
Overlook House (3839 N Melrose Dr.)

2) Friends of Overlook House seeks bookkeeper

The Friends of the Overlook House, a non-profit organization responsible for the stewardship of the historic Overlook House, seeks a part-time bookkeeper. View the full posting online.

3) Daylight saving time ends tonight

Don’t forget to roll your clocks back an hour tonight, if they don’t do it automatically for you. At 2 a.m. Sunday morning, daylight saving time ends.

The Oregon Department of Transportation reminds everyone to be extra cautious on the roads tonight, tomorrow and throughout the short days of winter:

What does [the end of daily saving time] mean for travelers? It means potential disruption to sleep patterns which can result in drowsy, inattentive driving. Just last year in Oregon, 15 people died in crashes involving drowsy driving, up from nine in 2015, a 67 percent increase. It’s likely that number is even higher, as officials often don’t know if drowsy driving contributed to a crash. Over the past five years in the state, 51 people died in crashes where drowsy driving was a factor: most likely, those crashes could have been avoided.

Be rested. Be seen. Be safe.

Drivers must use extra vigilance this time of year not only to avoid driving drowsy but to watch out for others because our days are shorter – people on bikes and on foot will be traveling in dusk and darkness, both in the mornings and evenings. Stormy weather is coming as well, which can obscure a driver’s vision.  Drivers should allow plenty of time to get where they need to go, so they aren’t in a hurry, and be prepared to slow down.  Pedestrians and bicyclists should wear bright and/or reflective clothing, use reflective gear and lights, and watch out for drivers who may not see you.

4) OKNA Board meeting (Tuesday)

The Overlook Neighborhood Association Board will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 11. We will discuss construction at adidas, the upcoming holiday party and more. View the full agenda. The public is welcome to attend and observe the meeting.

OKNA Board Meeting (agenda)
Tuesday, Nov. 11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Overlook House (3839 N Melrose Dr.)

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