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The emergency extreme heat declaration will be in effect beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 30 through 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 31. City opens three cooling centers and three outdoor misting centers to help assist community members in extreme temperatures.
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Biko Taylor brings expertise from public school districts, commitment to support small businesses
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The Regional Arts & Culture Council has been providing arts-related services on the City's behalf since 1995.
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The Community Safety Program of the Office of Community & Civic Life is teaming up with the City’s Creative Laureate and the City Arts Program to launch a pilot grant program for activities that support community grieving and healing, with a focus on safety.
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The City seeks grant proposals for arts-focused and community-informed collective grieving and healing events taking place this summer and fall.
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After reduced campsite removals during COVID-19, City Council agrees to address health and safety risks such as untreated sewage, blocked fire access and impacts on schools. The City will continue providing outreach, hygiene access and other services to people experiencing homelessness.
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Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program staff worked with the Emergency Coordination Center to set up three outdoor emergency shelters during the pandemic - and learned many lessons along the way.
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City employees volunteer for shifts at the drive-through clinic, which is located in outer northeast Portland. The clinic is designed to remove barriers for Black people, Indigenous people, people of color, people with disabilities and people who don’t speak English.
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Sign up to attend a virtual panel discussion about the iconic Portland Building, which was designed by Michael Graves as the City's downtown headquarters.
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Portlanders have an extra month to pay the $35 tax, which supports local arts programs and education.
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The City's Creative Laureate, Subashini Ganesan, will lead an arts-focused initiative to support healing in our community.
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Government Technology magazine honors City of Portland's Chief Technology Officer, Jeff Baer, with national leadership award. Under his leadership, the Bureau of Technology Services dramatically expanded employee and community access during 2020.
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Some tax preparers can e-file City of Portland taxes this year, thanks to a pilot project that modernizes the City tax experience.
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A City's Public Information Officer corrects false assumptions about the Homelessness and Urban Camping Impact Reduction Program. Hear how the City provides trash collection, outreach, assistance, property storage and - as a last resort - campsite removals with advance, legal notice.
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City hires Mike Myers as Community Safety Transition Director
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New logo represents community benefits of the arts fund, which restored arts education in all of Portland's public elementary schools.
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Alison Brown of JLA Public Involvement will guide the work of the 20-member commission, charged with reviewing Portland's founding documents and recommending changes.