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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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City Council statement on Portland charter reform

Mayor Ted Wheeler and City Commissioners Jo Ann Hardesty, Mingus Mapps, Carmen Rubio and Dan Ryan issued a joint statement about the passage of Ballot Measure 26-228, which changes Portland's election system and form of government.

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Joint City Council Statement on Portland Thorns

Mayor Ted Wheeler and City Commissioners Jo Ann Hardesty, Mingus Mapps, Carmen Rubio and Dan Ryan issue a joint statement on the Portland Thorns.

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Portland City Council reacts to U.S. Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v Wade, End of Federal Right to an Abortion

Portland City Council reacts to U.S. Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v Wade, End of Federal Right to an Abortion

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Joint Council Statement for Fentanyl Awareness Day

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Portland City Council members react to news that U.S. Supreme Court is expected to overturn Roe v. Wade, removing abortion rights

Mayor Ted Wheeler and City Commissioners Jo Ann Hardesty, Mingus Mapps, Carmen Rubio and Dan Ryan issue statements about a draft U.S. Supreme Court decision removing abortion rights.

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Portland City Council transitions to hybrid meetings

Starting May 4, the Portland City Council will host hybrid meetings with the option for community members to attend online or in person. The Council has been meeting virtually for more than two years, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Commissioners Ryan and Mapps and the Permit Improvement Task Force Announce the Permit Timeline Dashboard

The Permit Timeline Dashboard delivers on Commissioners Ryan’s and Mapps’ promise to increase transparency in citywide permitting, use data to guide permit improvement, set measurable goals, and stay accountable to Portlanders.

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Joint Council Statement on Ukraine

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City Council to discuss ongoing permitting improvement efforts at Jan. 25 work session

The City Council will receive updates from development review bureaus on efforts to improve permitting services and discuss proposed updates to city policies.

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Joint City Statement on Hate Crimes

Our core values as a City include anti-racism and equity. Every Portlander and everyone visiting our city deserves to be welcomed and to feel that they belong. They should encounter a Portland free of bias and hate, where they do not fear for their safety and security.

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City and County Leaders Ask Biden Administration To Admit Afghans, Send Them Here

We are a great country, and a safer country, when we lead with integrity and love. Such leadership demands that we ensure the safety of (at least) those who ensured the safety of our citizens, and of those who will be persecuted because of who they are.

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Joint Council Statement on York Sculpture

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Statement from Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Rubio, Ryan, Mapps, and Hardesty on New Impact Reduction Program Protocols

These new protocols reprioritize public health and safety among houseless Portlanders and aim to improve sanitary conditions until we have additional shelter beds and housing available.

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Statement from Mayor and Commissioners on Federal Climate Goals

Only through broad, multi-jurisdictional partnerships can we face the threat of climate change

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Shelter to Housing Updates

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