Retain the diversity of Sabin by encouraging a range of economic choices in housing.
Promote increased density as a strategy to make housing more affordable.
Encourage creativity and individuality in housing design.
Promote green building and sustainable living.
David Sweet reported on a few items from recent meetings of the NECN Land Use Committee.
PDC is studying the possibility of extending Urban Renewal Area boundaries up Alberta and Killingsworth Streets. This could result in infrastructure improvements and the availability of low-interest loans to businesses and homeowners.
The Portland Streetcar System Plan Study is wrapping up. The Plan, to be presented to the Planning Commission and City Council this spring, will include possible routes for eventual expansion of the Portland Streetcar. Northeast routes currently under consideration include MLK, Killingsworth, Alberta, Broadway/Weidler, and Sandy.