Memorial Day closure

Most City of Portland offices will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Homepage Launch

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On Tuesday, June 16 at 7:30 a.m., the homepage will redirect to Here's what you need to know about this switchover.
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Why did the City create a new website? was developed to deliver online information that is easy to find, easy to access and easy to understand. Content tends to be shorter and more conversational on the new site, and it’s organized from a community perspective rather than a “bureau” perspective. People shouldn’t have to understand how their City government is organized to find the information they need.

Why are we switching the homepage now? has been in development for two years. Teams across City bureaus have worked hard to prepare for the transition, and we have met the benchmarks we set to officially launch. We believe that the vast majority of essential content has either been migrated or has a redirect back to the old site.

What if essential content is missing from the new site?

If content is missing, use the feedback form at the bottom of every page. We can either add content or add a redirect to to make sure there is a search result. With other questions, send an email to

After the homepage switch, what will happen if somebody navigates to

They will be redirected to the new homepage on

Where will I find employee-focused content?

Employee-focused content will remain on until an employee Intranet site is built later this year. There will be an “employee portal” link in our list of top searches and an employees link in the footer that appears on every page of Some bureaus are also adding a link on their new homepages to point to their bureau-specific employee portals.

What happens if somebody clicks on a link to a page on the old site?

Content that has been migrated the new site,, is typically expired on the old site, As a result, clicking on any legacy links to migrated content will redirect to the new content and permanent URL on For example, if somebody visits a link like, they will get redirected to

What will happen to content that has not yet migrated?

It will still appear on after the homepage switch, but may be a little less easy to access as the search does not index We have tried to mitigate this with redirects back to when possible. The search page also has a prominent link to try the search on

What will happen to TrackIT forms and integrated applications that are a part of the old web platform?

They will remain available at For example, or will remain on the domain. We are exploring options to replace TrackIT and hope to migrate many of these forms by the end of 2020. Some  lesser-used forms may remain in place through 2021. In 2021, we will begin working with application owners to theme their applications to more closely align with the new look and feel.

What other changes should we expect?

The 'beta' designation on will be changed to 'www' just before the switch.

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