Storm damage recovery


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News and Notices

DEQ Diesel Emissions Mitigation Fund Grant Application Open Through 5/30/2024

Funding available to equipment owners in Oregon to help replace older and more polluting diesel engines with new, cleaner technologies or exhaust control retrofits.

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Additional Support for Community Members Navigating Retroactive Permitting Related To Storm-Damaged Trees

This page contains information about additional support offered by Portland Parks & Recreation for community members navigating the retroactive permitting related to storm-damaged trees.

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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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Got burst pipes? Apply for a credit on your sewer, stormwater, and water bill.

If you had frozen pipes burst or leak during the January 2024 winter weather event, you can request an adjustment (or credit) to your sewer, stormwater, and water bill so you don’t have to pay for the increased water use.

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Construction and Maintenance

Construction is anticipated to start in late-Spring 2024 and will take up to six months to complete.
This project is in the design stage and is estimated to begin construction in the fall of 2025.
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 began in June 2023 and will take up to a year and a half to complete.
Construction is anticipated to begin in Summer 2024 and will last a year.


Tree Summit 2024

Come learn about Portland's urban forest and some of the people who help manage it.

9:00 am 1:00 pm
Community Event
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Upcoming Events

City Council Hearing - Equitable Gas Leaf Blower Phase-out

Time certain. 90 minutes requested.

2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Public Hearing (Council Present)
Available Online

Tree Planting and Career Fair at John Luby Park

Join Urban Forestry to plant trees at John Luby Park and learn about upcoming jobs within the division and beyond.

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
person moving mulch around tree base

Urban Forestry Commission Meeting

All monthly meetings of the Urban Forestry Commission are open to the public.

9:30 am 11:30 am
Available Online