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Survey results: CIP accessibility and engagement survey

We asked to hear from you, and here's what you told us

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Sonrisa Cooper stands up new clean industry initiative

A recent addition to BPS’s Climate Team, Cooper envisions the industrial sector leading the clean economy.

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Smart City PDX proposes a policy to guide the City’s use of surveillance technologies

Developed with and for the community, the surveillance policy focuses on reducing harm to those most vulnerable to and harmed by surveillance technologies.

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Proposal to increase EV charging facilities in new multi-family construction heads to City Council on Jan. 25 @ 2 p.m.

Public invited to testify in person via Zoom or at City Hall, or in writing via the Map App.

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Portland climate leaders explore clean industry innovations with the Danes

Through a knowledge exchange, Portland and Danish business and climate leaders are advancing climate solutions both here and abroad. Photo credit: Atticus Wittenmeier, We All Rise Consulting

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City Council to consider updates to the Shelter to Housing Continuum Project

Portlanders invited to testify on new proposals to streamline the process of creating shelter for people experiencing houselessness, address code barriers, and unanticipated technical issues.

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Drop in at one of our CIP Community Visioning events

We want to hear from you!

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Now recruiting three new members for the PCEF Committee

Are you looking for an opportunity to be a change agent for Portlanders? Bring your passion, expertise, and unique perspective to our efforts to invest equitably in climate-justice projects by applying to be a PCEF Committee member!

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Proposed new code amendments to dissolve Planning and Sustainability Commission and create a new Planning Commission head to City Council

Portlanders invited to testify on the changes at a public hearing on Wednesday, Jan. 18 at 2 p.m.

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January 2023 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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Planning Commission Code Amendment proposal moves forward

The Planning and Sustainability Commission votes to recommend a proposal to dissolve the PSC and create the Planning Commission. City Council hearing scheduled for Jan. 18 at 2 pm.

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Portland’s Bureau of Planning and Sustainability announces new Chief Sustainability Officer, Solid Waste Manager

Two new leaders will soon join BPS's efforts to further climate, social, and racial justice, and economic opportunity for Portlanders.

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Be part of the PCEF Climate Investment Plan process

Choose the time commitment that's right for you.

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Access to electric vehicle charging stations in new multi-family development to increase with proposal headed to City Council

Portlanders invited to testify online via the Map App or at a public hearing on January 25 at 2 p.m.

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Garbage service delays due to snow and ice

In case of snow or ice, leave garbage, recycling, and compost carts at the curb. They will be emptied as soon as it is safe to do so.

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Commercial Building Energy Annual Reporting Requirements Suspended for 2022

Many building owners and managers faced challenges through the pandemic, so the City of Portland will not require annual energy report submissions for large commercial buildings for the 2022 calendar year.

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PCEF wants to hear what you need to be part of the Climate Investment Plan

Tell us what you need to participate. We’re listening.

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Influential Native American musician Jim Pepper’s Portland house nominated for listing in the National Register of Historic Places

Portlanders can testify on the City-sponsored nomination at two hearings in January and February; National Park Service decision expected in the spring.

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New Planning Commission seeks candidates for upcoming openings

Seeking passionate Portlanders to serve on advisory body responsible for guiding, developing, maintaining, and updating the City's Comprehensive Plan and the Zoning Code.

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December 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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