Homestead Neighborhood Association

Homestead NA Meeting

The Homestead Neighborhood Association will meet via zoom on Tuesday, June 7 at 7pm.

Agenda

  • Scotia Western States Housing will be presenting a development project proposal slated for 1010 SW Gibbs. This proposal includes a 4-5 story building with below grade parking, 9000 sq. ft. retail restaurant use and appo. 50 apartment units. (additional info about this project follows)

  • Homestead NA Board Elections

Homestead NA is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting

Time: Jun 7, 2022 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83982535094?pwd=dGlNSzJKZ2RWYzY4UlFlbUZPbStsdz09

Meeting ID: 839 8253 5094

Passcode: 293442

Scotia Western States Housing Proposes a New Development Project at 1010 SW Gibbs

  • The project site is 1010 SW Gibbs (the Pacific Gold Cannabis shop), and it will include a 4 to 5 story building with one level of below grade parking

  • Approximately 9000 sf of retail/restaurant use (the hope is to get a market-type user-one like Elephants for example, in the corner space and some smaller restaurant/retail uses in other spaces on this floor), and

  • 2-3 floors of apartments (approximately 50 units; Mostly Studios and 1 Bedrooms with just a couple 2 bedroom units)

Draft Plans 2D

Draft Plans 3D

VA Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Released for Proposed Construction Project

The VA has announced the release of the DRAFT Environmental Assessment (EA) for the proposed Veterans Administration Medical Center (VAMC) Seismic Retrofit, Parking Additions and Improvements Project.


The Draft EA evaluates the potential environmental effects of proposed seismic upgrades and improvements at the Portland Veterans Administration Medical Center.

  • The 30- day comment period closes March 15, 2022. Comments or questions may be sent by email on or before that date to: vacoenvironment@va.gov. Please use the subject line "Portland VAMC Draft EA".

The Homestead Neighborhood Association has met numerous times with VA staff to gain more clarity about this project. Much of Phase I and Phase II are in the conceptual stage, yet they are covered in the DRAFT EA. Pertinent correspondence follows.


Initial Scoping Letter May 5, 2021 Veterans Hospital Scoping Letter and project description

Homestead Response to VA Letter dated June 10, 2021

Draft Environmental Assessment dated February 14, 2022

For additional questions, please contact Mr. Patrick Read, VA Environmental Engineer, at patrick.read@va.gov. Reference “Portland VAMC Draft EA” in your correspondence.

The Homestead NA Responds to the VA Draft Assessment Construction Project

Letter to VA dated March 1, 2022

Thank You OHSU Workers!

The Homestead Neighborhood is

home to many who are working long

hours at the Oregon Health Sciences

University (OHSU) to save lives

threatened by COVID-19.


HNA thanks all the staff for working

around the clock under such difficult

circumstances! We recognize their

service and dedication! We also

recognize all hospital employees

throughout the city who work tirelessly

and we thank them as well!