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City, Portland Public Schools Partner to Replace Grant Bowl

Facility Will Reopen for Athletics and other Permitted Events in Fall 2024

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Early Morning Warning Reached More People than Intended

Approximately 10,100 phone numbers and email addresses received this notification when it was intended to reach only 150 within a two-block radius.

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Interim Director Molly C. Rogers announces her departure from the Portland Housing Bureau

Molly C. Rogers, the Interim Director of the Portland Housing Bureau, has announced her resignation. She has accepted the position of Director of Housing Services for Washington County. Interim Director Rogers’ last day the Bureau will be September 8, 2023.

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Adoption of Interim Human Resources Administrative Rules | August 2023

The City Auditor adopts revisions to the following administrative rules as interim rules, effective August 18, 2023, and for a period of not more than 180 days: ARA 3.02 Equal Employment and ARA 3.06 Leaves.

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Portland’s Independent District Commission selects district map boundaries to create four geographic voting districts for the election of city councilors starting in November 2024

In response to public comments, the commission revised the Alder map to create the final map for the four districts. The districts were assigned numbers. The use of the Alder name will be discontinued. The commission voted to approve the final district plan on August 21.

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Plan to protect Portland’s residents, properties, wildlife, and floodplains heads to City Council

Portlanders invited to testify on the Floodplain Resilience Plan Recommended Draft and proposed amendments to City Council virtually or in-person at a public hearing on August 30, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. or in writing via the Map App or U.S. Mail.

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Updates to draft Ezones in Columbia Corridor and nearby industrial land available for review

The updated draft Ezones reflect site visit results and refinements of mapping policies. Residents, business owners, and property owners are invited to review the updated draft Ezones on the CCIL Map App. Contact project staff with questions or use the Map App to request a site visit.

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Traffic Advisory Update: SE Yamhill Street reopens after sinkhole repair between 74th and 76th avenues 

Emergency repair work concluded on SE Yamhill Street after a sinkhole opened up this spring, revealing an extensive underground cavity. Crews reinforced a century-old sewer pipe with a new plastic liner, made additional repairs, and filled the cavity in stages to ensure stability.

Updated Traffic Advisory

Weekly Street Services report: August 7 - 13, 2023

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.


How to keep your plants hydrated in the heat

Everyone needs to stay hydrated during heat waves--including plants! Follow these eight tips to keep your plants happy when its hot while using water wisely.

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A smoother street is coming to NE 33rd Avenue, from NE Knott to NE Columbia, from Monday Aug. 7 through late September

Closures and detours be in place -- during work hours only -- in six phases, about a week at a time, from south to north, along a 2-mile corridor

Updated Traffic Advisory

Early garbage pickup on hot days

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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Grant Bowl Closed to Permitted Practices and Games

The facility remains open for public use

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Heat is Coming, Cool off with Portland Parks & Recreation

City, Multnomah County have Resources to Help when it’s HOT

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Caring for Trees is Very Important During Hot Weather!

Essential Guidance from Portland Parks & Recreation’s Urban Forestry Team

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Boise Parking Plan Summer 2023 News


PBOT Vision Zero July/August 2023 Newsletter

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