West Portal Merchants Wine Walk – Sept 29th

Come visit the neighborhood for the Fall Wine Walk! The event will be held on September 29th from 5pm-8pm. Tickets can be ordered online for $40/person. Must be 21 years or older.

Download the Flyer as a PDF here: 2023.09.29 – West Portal Wine Walk Flyer.pdf

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September Meeting

Please join us at our September meeting on Wednesday, September 6th @ 7pm. We’ll be continuing with hybrid (in person and Zoom) meetings. Join us in person in the conference room at Beyond Office SF (215 West Portal Avenue), or online by Zoom. All members receive the Zoom invite by email automatically.

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Summer Break for GWPNA

Welcome to the Greater West Portal Neighborhood Association. We will not be holding monthly meetings during July and August, and will return to our regular monthly cadence in September.

GWPNA’s next meeting is on Wednesday, September 6th @ 7:00pm.

You are welcome to attend either in person or over Zoom. In-person attendees will join us in the Beyond Office SF conference room at 215 West Portal Avenue (across from Walgreens). Doors open at 6:45pm, and the meeting will start at 7:00pm. The room is equipped with a special 360-degree camera so remote attendees will continue to have a first-class experience.

All our members receive the unique monthly meeting invite and passcode automatically through our GWPNA Announcements Email list, and guests are invited directly by our officers. If you would like to join one of our meetings as a guest, send a request at least a day in advance to our Officers at: gwpna-officers@googlegroups.com.

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District 7 Participatory Budgeting for 2023

District 7 Participatory Budgeting polls opened. Now is your chance to ensure the projects that are meaningful to you and West Portal get funded. Unlike years past when project proposals were in a competition with each other for the most votes, this year our Supervisor has opted to ensure funding for ALL the proposals that receive at least 400 votes. That means you can literally vote for all the projects if you think they are worthy.

Two projects have our attention (there are 17 in total), and we urge you to visit the Participatory Budgeting web page and read up on each and cast your vote:

  • Design for community space at West Portal station
    Develop a design and plan for a transit waiting plaza near West Portal SFMTA Muni station. This will improve the safety of the area, provide a public community space, and make West Portal more resilient by converting the steep, bushy hillside between the West Portal Tunnel entrance and the Library into a safe, attractive area with multiple uses.
  • Install irrigation system at Dewey Circle
    Install an environmentally friendly, high-efficiency drip-irrigation system to keep the plants in the traffic circle healthy. This will benefit local business owners, children attending school nearby, and everyone who visits the area by ensuring the hard work put in by neighborhood volunteer gardeners will remain beautiful all year round.

Participatory Budgeting is unique to District 7 and enables residents to ensure that the small amount of discretionary funding reserved for our district goes to the projects you want the most. It doesn’t require any additional taxation or donations from residents. Voting is open between Monday, June 12th and Monday, June 26th.

Vote Here June 12th – June 26th

https://sf.gov/vote-fund-community-projects-district-7

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