Far Southwest

The Far Southwest neighborhood is in Southwest Portland. It’s a residential neighborhood that includes Lesser Park, Sylvania Park and the Portland Community College Sylvania Campus.

Upcoming Events

Far Southwest Neighborhood Association Meeting

Far Southwest Neighborhood Association meets quarterly, on the fourth Tuesday of January, April, July and October. The board meets 6:30 - 7:00 pm, followed by a general membership meeting at 7:00 pm. These meetings are open to the public. The Annual Meeting with elections is held in June.

6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Neighborhood Association Meeting

Bike Giveaway & Skills Rodeo

Hillsdale Neighborhood Association meets on the first Wednesday of the month. The Annual Meeting with elections is held in May or June.

9:00 am 12:00 pm
Community Event

Dumpster Day 2024: Southwest Portland

The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is hosting neighborhood events around the city where people who live in the area can get rid of large, bulky trash items.

9:00 am 1:00 pm
Community Event
A cartoon image of a garbage dumpster is shown with a mattress sticking out of it.

Neighborhood Association Information

Website: http://www.farswpdx.org

Bylaws: Far Southwest NA Bylaws

Neighborhood District Office: Southwest Community Services

Meeting Time and Location
General Meetings The Annual Meeting with elections is held on the fourth Tuesday in June. This meeting is open to the public. See website for details, farswpdx.org.
Board Meetings Board Meetings are held quarterly, on the 4th Tuesday of January, April, July and October. These meetings are open to the public. See website for details.

Far Southwest Neighborhood Association, c/o Civic Life
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 114
Portland, OR97204
United States

Neighborhood Association Leadership Contacts

Position and Name Contact Information
Chair / Co-Chair / President
Robert Hertert
chair@farswpdx.org
Land Use Committee Chair
Karin Velarde
ksag1275@gmail.com
Neighborhood Association Contact
Michelle Dawson, Transportation
mad2awson@gmail.com
General Correspondence Contact
Far Southwest NA General Correspondence
robert.hertert@gmail.com

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