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Portland Building Reconstruction: City faced with important post-planning decisions to ensure project success

The City has begun work to reconstruct the landmark Portland Building. Built in 1981, the building has a history of water leaks, and the City has identified improvements to efficiently hold the 1,300 City employees who work there.

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Alert: City of Portland prepares for possible flooding on Johnson Creek

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Problem with City's emergency communications system

City Ombudsman Margie Sollinger issued a report to Portland City Council detailing a problem with the City’s emergency communications system.

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Portland Parks & Recreation offers Winter Break swimming

PP&R pools offer extra family swims and open play swims when school is out during winter break!

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PP&R Urban Forestry working hard to address storm cleanup citywide

PBOT and PP&R combined have received reports of around 260 distinct locations impacted by downed tree issues since the winter blast began last week.

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Most PP&R community centers and pools plan to open at 12pm on 12/16/16

Please visit portlandoregon.gov/parks/weather for updated closures and/or call your pool or community center before you leave your home.

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Commissioner Amanda Fritz and Director Mike Abbaté make two funding announcements for Leach Botanical Garden

Metro grant, System Development Charges to fund key projects, build on PDC’s previous investment and private donations

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Ombudsman Report: Problem with City's Emergency Communications System

City Ombudsman Margie Sollinger issued a report to Portland City Council detailing a problem with the City’s emergency communications system. This is a summary of the report.

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Commissioner Fritz announces funding for PP&R's Errol Heights Park enhancement

System Development Charges from development revenue go towards realizing SE Portland park’s vision

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Americans with Disabilities Act: Coordination gaps complicate City response

The City has several requirements to meet Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act regarding accommodation requests and complaints. The audit found the City's current approach makes accommodation requests difficult for individuals with disabilities, and the process varies by bureau.

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News Blog: Community members step up to make Vision Zero a reality

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