Most City offices closed Wednesday, June 19, to observe Juneteenth

The City of Portland recognizes Juneteenth as a formal day of remembrance to honor Black American history and the end of slavery in the United States. Learn about Juneteenth.


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Full road closure on SE 174th Avenue between SE Stark and Alder streets begins today

Work continues on replacing storm water filtration tanks and pipes along the entire project area. Beginning today, Monday, April 15, planned replacement work requires a full road closure on SE 174th Avenue between SE Stark and Alder Streets. Detour routes will be marked.

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Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability releases proposed Multifamily Energy Reporting and Tenant Notice policy for public comment

Public comment will be accepted between May 15 and June 14, 2024.

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Weekly Street Services report: May 6-12, 2024

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.


New PBAC Public Email List

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News Release: Celebrate National Bike Month at East Portland Sunday Parkways on May 19!

From live music performances to an interactive community art mural, there will be something for everyone to enjoy along the 3.3 mile route.

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Interim noise control rule on construction activities due to heat

Effective May 15, 2024, construction activities may begin at 6 a.m. Monday through Saturday without a noise variance when the temperature predicted by the National Weather Service is expected to exceed 85 degrees Fahrenheit by 3 p.m.

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PCEF Committee approves process to allocate additional clean-energy funds

Eligible entities can apply for grants between $20 million and $100 million beginning this spring

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News Release: PBOT seeks volunteers for annual summer bike count

This summer, the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) will be conducting counts at 334 locations across the city and enlisting the help of over 100 volunteers to make it happen.  

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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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City Council approves a new land use and transportation plan for Lower SE Portland

Changes will allow for more neighborhood businesses and address gaps in transportation infrastructure

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Meet the City’s new leadership team

A city administrator and six deputy city administrators were appointed to prepare for the launch of the mayor/council form of government in January 2025.


Where to find your elected officials once City Hall renovation begins

To prepare for maintenance work and renovation of council chambers at City Hall, commissioners and the mayor will relocate to nearby City-owned buildings.


Listening sessions and surveys planned to inform city administrator’s role

In January 2025, Portland’s newly elected mayor will launch the city administrator recruitment and appointment process.


Look for voter education tables at Portland summer events 

Interested in learning more about ranked-choice voting or which district you are in? Stop by one of the summer events where the City will offer impartial, non-partisan voter education materials.


Commissioner Rubio Celebrates Unanimous Approval of Framework for Sustainability and Climate Commission

The Sustainability and Climate Commission will guide City climate action and sustainability goals as a new governance structure and champion body for current and future climate work

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Traffic Advisory: Crews working for PBOT to begin corner ramp replacements in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) ahead of SW Fourth Avenue paving

The first phase of curb ramp upgrades will occur on SW Fourth Avenue between Grant and Mill streets

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Party On, Portland! (POP!) events to take place from August 1-14

Registration opens May 8; register by June 21.

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Talking Beat - Sex Trafficking in Portland

This episode of the Talking Beat features a discussion on the Human Trafficking Unit in Portland, emphasizing collaborative efforts to combat juvenile sex trafficking, support victims, and hold offenders accountable while prioritizing a victim-centered approach

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May 2024 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on across the city of Portland. See the project updates below for more details, and to find contact information for the City staff working on specific projects. Subscribe to get email notifications when these updates are posted.

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