Face Covering Directive for City Facilities and Vehicles

Effective July 28, 2021, Portland CAO Tom Rinehart has issued a directive mandating the use of face coverings for everyone inside City facilities and vehicles. Check our face coverings page for more information.

COVID-19 Recovery and Resilience

Access City programs, people and projects designed to help Portland recover. Portland United
Volunteer. Play. Stay. Shop. Show the Rose City a little love. Be Here for Portland.

Request a Meeting with Commissioner Hardesty

Request a meeting or interview with Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Schedule a Meeting

Toschedule a meeting with Commissioner Hardesty or invite her to an event, please contact her Executive Assistant, Lyne Martin at Due to the high volume of requests, please give 4-6 weeks advance notice.

For meeting requests please include:

  • The group you represent (if applicable)
  • The topic for discussion
  • Phone number to contact for additional details

For invitations to events please include:

  • The date and time of the event
  • The location of the event
  • Phone number to contact for additional details
  • Specify whether you are requesting attendance only, or requesting remarks from the commissioner

Media Inquiries

To request an interview with the Commissioner, or a statement, please email