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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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City Council Statement: ‘A Roadmap for the Next Two Years’

Resolution authorizes Chief Administrative Officer Michael Jordan to implement Measure 26-228, provides insight on how Commissioners-in-Charge will lead organizational change to prepare for City Administrator management, establishes 90-day action plans that address Portland’s most urgent need.

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RiverViews, Winter 2023

RiverViews is a newsletter from the Bureau of Environmental Services — your sewer and stormwater services provider.

Newsletter


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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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 2025 and will take up to a year and a half to complete.
Construction has been postponed and is now anticipated to begin in Summer 2023 and take up to a year to complete.
Construction is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2023 and will last a year.

Upcoming Events

Kelley Point Park Tree Planting

Join us to plant trees at Kelley Point Park!

10:00 am 1:00 pm
Volunteer Event
Three adults use shovels to complete planting a small evergreen tree.

Albina Black History Month Tree Talk

In partnership with the Portland Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, come join Portland Parks Urban Forestry on February 11th to celebrate Black History Month at the June Key Delta Community Center.

11:00 am 1:00 pm
Public Meeting
Community members of the Albina District planting trees ca. 1964.

Urban Forestry Commission Meeting

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

9:30 am 11:30 am
Meeting
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