LAKE OSWEGO, OR

PALISADES NEIGHBORHOOD

The Palisades Neighborhood is one of the largest in Lake Oswego, with more than 4,000 residents and 1,700 homes. We are an active neighborhood association with resident volunteers making their neighborhood a better place to live, raise kids, and be neighborly.

NEIGHBORHOOD NEWS

Sign Up Now for National Night Out Aug. 6

Having a party is a great way to get to know your neighbors! Register with the City by July 30 and your party will receive a visit by a fire truck or police car. Contact us, the Palisades NA, for free signs and email announcements to your neighbors.

Emergency Preparedness B2WR Part 1: Preparing to Prepare

PNA has been following the City of Lake Oswego’s adoption of the Be 2 Weeks Ready (B2WR) Program. Oregon has faced a series of emergencies, including floods, droughts, wildfires, ice storms, heatwaves, and a pandemic. These events show the critical

Wildfire Risk Prevention

From the City of L.O.’s website: https://www.ci.oswego.or.us/fire/wildfire-risk-prevention “As Oregonians, we know the importance of being prepared for wildfire season. Every year, wildfires threaten homes, communities, and the beauty of our state. Remember, you can prepare for wildfire season year round. Here

Meet Charlie Buck: Area 2’s Adventurous Representative!

This month, we’re thrilled to spotlight Charles “Charlie” Buck, the dedicated Area Representative for Area 2 on our Palisades Neighborhood Association Board. Charlie’s journey to Lake Oswego is as exciting as his adventurous spirit! From Pretoria, South Africa to Lake

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Sustainability

Find out easy steps to recycle, electrify your home, rainwater collection and much more!

Emergency Preparation

Information on emergency preparation for most situations in Lake Oswego to help you better prepare for possible disasters.

Friends of Luscher Farms

Public Parks

Information on public parks that reside within the Palisades area in Lake Oswego.

Greentree Pool

Information on our neighborhood community pool.

Friends of Luscher Farms

Luscher Farm forms the historic core of a singular, amazingly beautiful city park in Lake Oswego, Oregon.

Schools

Lake Oswego prides itself with wonderful schools. Here you will learn all the schools that fall underneath our district.

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Neighborhood Enhancement Program (NEP) Project Coordinator

Primary Role:

  • Handles NEP grant applications, grant approvals, reviews receipts for reimbursement and is the single point of contact between the entire Palisades Neighborhood Association (PNA) and the City.
  • To be successfull in this role you should be organized, communicative.
  • Time commitment: From 8-12 hrs. throughout the year

Process:

  • Accepting NEP proposals: Anyone living in the Palisades Neighborhood Association can submit proposal(s) to the NEP Coordinator along with estimated costs throughout the year. They should follow the application guidelines and answer the questions related to their proposal.
  • PNA Board will Vote on Which Items To Include in our NEP Proposal: During the month of March PNA board meeting the NEP Coordinator asks the board to vote on the proposed item(s). NEP Coordinator encourages person(s) proposing the item(s) to attend the meeting to answer questions that might come up. The PNA board then votes on which items should be included in the NEP grant proposal.
  • Developing and Submitting the NEP Grant Proposalt: During the NEP grant proposal period (usually the month of May) the NEP Project Coordinator:
    • Fills out the NEP grant proposal application based on items approved by the PNA Board;
    • Gets sign offs from the PNA Chair
    • Submits the proposal form to the city in early May for the initial review process
    • Provides additional information requested by the city
    • Revises and submits the final application to the City by the deadline (typically May 31).

What Happens Next:

  • Iris McCaleb from the City forwards the NEP grant proposals to the grant review committee and then to the City Council who review it and awards certain grants.The NEP Coordinator will receive a letter of award from the City and will share it with the PNA Leadership Team.
  • As items are purchased from the approved grant list, the project close-out form is filled out by the person requesting reimbursement. They will attach digital copies of receipts and photos and then submit all to both the NEP Project Coordinator and the PNA Chair. The NEP Project Coordinator submits the reimbursement request to Iris at the City for reimbursement.
  • Reimbursement checks are then sent directly to the person who purchased the item(s).