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Audit Update: Water Bureau not done defining roles or formulating long-term groundwater plan

This is a two-year follow-up to our 2020 report, "Groundwater: City identified risks, must develop a long-term plan to address them."

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Garbage pickup during extreme heat

On very hot days, waste collection may start earlier than usual for the safety of collection drivers. Residential customers should set garbage, recycling, and compost bins out at the curb the night before.

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RSC sends recommendations related to Tenant Anti-Harassment Protections to City Council

The recommendations came together from a series of six meetings, including public testimony. The Rental Services Commission reviewed and discussed current anti-harassment protections, proposed anti-harassment policy concepts, and existing anti-harassment protections in other jurisdictions.

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Evaluation completed for the Eviction Legal Defense – Outreach Services RFQ

Results of the RFQ and Notice of Intent to Negotiate and Award a Contract

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Buy local. Eat local. Water, local.

If there’s anything the supply chain issues of the past couple years have taught us, it’s that local matters. Local businesses, local food production, and…local water?!

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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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Parkrose Community Plan gets a zine

Two youth transform the plan into a visually accessible story about the history and future of their community.

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Cryptosporidium Monitoring Update

Detections from routine monitoring in the Bull Run; Customers do not need to take any additional precautions at this time.

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BPS’s long-time leader of Master Recycler program says goodbye

Lauren Norris leaves as the robust program moves to Metro; continues her legacy of outreach, education and inclusion.

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Fee changes for the Bureau of Development Services, effective July 1, 2022

Learn more about the fee increases.

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Follow these guidelines to submit a permit application under the current fees before July 1, 2022

Fees for building permit applications will change on July 1, 2022. Follow these guidelines to submit a permit application under the current fees.

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Water system improvements require detours for NE 33rd and Prescott

The intersection of NE 33rd Avenue and NE Prescott Street will be closed for critical valve replacement. The intersection will be closed intermittently beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 23 and continuously after 7 p.m. Friday, until estimated completion on Sunday, June 26.

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Join the Urban Forestry Commission

Joining the Urban Forestry Commission (UFC) is one of the most effective ways community members can help advocate and care for our city’s urban forest!

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Audit Update: Procurement Services is working to address some City credit card risks

This is a one-year follow-up to our 2021 report, "City credit card use slowed during pandemic but exposed underlying risks."

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PAC - Briefing with PPB Internal Affairs 6-23

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PCCEP June 22 2022 Public Notice

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Weekly Street Services report: June 13-19, 2022

When community members report concerns about campsites, the Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program assesses each location, collects trash and debris, evaluates health and safety risks and refers people to shelters. See how the program served Portland this week.

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News Release: Soak up the sun at Sunday Parkways this weekend!

Celebrate 15 years of open streets in Portland while walking, rolling, and strolling in Northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood on Sunday, June 26

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PSC recommends the West Portland Town Center Plan to City Council

After holding two public hearings and several work sessions, the Planning and Sustainability Commission voted to recommend the new plan for this corner of SW Portland to City Council for consideration and adoption.

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