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News and Notices

How to catch a running toilet

Toilet leaks are the most common household leaks. There’s no better time than Fix a Leak Week (March 20-26) to track down household leaks that waste more than ONE TRILLION gallons of water nationwide each year.

Blog post

Portland Clean Energy Fund releases first draft of Climate Investment Plan

The five-year investment plan outlines PCEF’s commitment to climate justice

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Portland achieving results through innovations in its solar permitting process

Property owners want to reduce their reliance on the energy grid and promote cleaner and more sustainable sources of electricity. The City of Portland is testing new approaches in the review of permits for solar panel arrays.

Press release

Help Protect Portland’s Ash Trees and Watch for Emerald Ash Borer

This page provides information about the Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) and Portland Parks & Recreation's EAB Management Plan.

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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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Construction and Maintenance

The overall project is still in the early investigation and evaluation phases. Engineering design work will begin in 2022 and will potentially be completed in the spring of 2024. Construction will begin sometime after the end of design.
Construction began in June of this year and is complete. Revegetation will occur in early 2023.
Design for the project began in Fall 2019. Construction is expected to begin in the Spring of 2024 and will take about a year and a half to complete.
Construction is anticipated to begin Spring 2023 and take a year and a half to complete.
Construction is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2023 and will last a year.


Urban Forestry Commission Policy Subcommittee Meeting

Urban Forestry Commission Policy Subcommittee Monthly Meeting

5:45 pm 7:15 pm
Available Online

Urban Forestry Commission Meeting

All monthly meetings of the Urban Forestry Commission are open to the public and community involvement is encouraged.

2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Available Online