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Weekly Street Services report: November 21 - 27, 2022

The Street Services Coordination Center is dedicated to assisting people experiencing homelessness and reducing the impacts of homelessness in Portland. We collect trash, evaluate health and safety risks, remove unsafe camps, provide shelter referrals and transportation to shelters.

Report


NOTICE OF PRE-SEIZURE OF VESSELS

Vessels will be towed 10 business days from notice.

Public notice


News Release: Fresh pavement and safer crossings on N Lombard Street in St. Johns, thanks to Fixing Our Streets

St. Johns welcomes holiday shoppers after PBOT finishes major repaving project through the beloved North Portland business district .

Updated News article


Service Level Update: Tree Permitting and Tree Hotline

Urban Forestry is experiencing an increased volume of permit applications. Turnaround time for a permit decision notice is 10 weeks from application intake

Updated News article


Water, uninterrupted: Your investments in Portland’s water systems are paying off.

After several weeks of relying on our supplemental water source, groundwater from the Columbia South Shore Well Field, the Portland Water Bureau returned to 100 percent Bull Run water last week.

Press release


Seeing tea-colored drinking water? It is natural color from the forest.

Some Portland-area residents may be noticing a harmless discoloration from fine organic matter from the forest floor in the Bull Run Watershed.

News article



International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Today we recognize November 25th, the International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women.

Blog post


Be Safe, Be Seen, Slow Down

Sgt. Ty Engstrom is out on the roads every day, and witnesses dangerous behavior by vehicles, pedestrians, bicyclists, and scooter riders.

Blog post


PPB Releases Videos and Resources on Avoiding Common Fraud Schemes

The Portland Police Bureau is releasing a series of videos and social media posts with resources aimed at various frauds and phone scams that continue to widely circulate in our community.

Blog post


Cryptosporidium Monitoring Update

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

News article


Apply for a Digital Inclusion Coalition-building Grant Opportunity

Application period closes Jan. 22, 2023. Grant funds are available to support a community-centered organization in building capacity for digital inclusion.

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Weekly Street Services report: November 14 - 20, 2022

The Street Services Coordination Center is dedicated to assisting people experiencing homelessness and reducing the impacts of homelessness in Portland. We collect trash, evaluate health and safety risks, remove unsafe camps, provide shelter referrals and transportation to shelters.

Report


South Portland Historic District Design Guidelines Adopted by City Council

The new design guidelines go into effect Jan. 1, 2023.

News article


Notice of Proposed Rulemaking | November 2022

The City Auditor proposes the following revised administrative rule for adoption: ARA 8.03

Public notice


Shelter to Housing Continuum – Part 2 proposals head to City Council

The Planning and Sustainability Commission recommends the S2HC2 proposal after adding a few code amendments; Portlanders can testify in writing via the Map App or in person to City Council at a public hearing on Feb. 8, 2023.

News article


SE Lambert and 19th Avenue Water Main Replacement - Mid November 2022

Read our Mid November 2022 e-newsletter for an update on the water main replacement project happening along SE Lambert and 19th Avenue.

Newsletter


Work to transition City’s government is underway, Independent District Commission applications due Dec. 1

One of three major changes headed to Portland’s city government is the establishment of four geographic districts for future city council elections. An Independent District Commission made up of Portland residents will be charged with preparing the district plan. Applications are due Dec. 1, 2022.

News article


Portland Aerial Tram to close for routine maintenance Nov. 18-28

Plan ahead for the 10-day closure; See maps and shuttle bus schedules at GobyTram.com

Updated Traffic Advisory


Ring in this holiday season with parking tips from PBOT Parking Enforcement

The city of Portland's SmartPark garages will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. PBOT's parking enforcement officers provide tips to holiday shoppers on how to best avoid a parking ticket.

Updated Traffic Advisory


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