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Portland Charter Commission recommends additional Charter amendments, concludes two-year appointment

The Portland Charter Commission, appointed by City Council in December 2020, concluded their two-year term today, referring nine proposals to the November 2024 election and recommending six proposals to Portland City Council.

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Snow in the forecast? Out of the forecast? Either way, it's time to get winter ready with tips and email updates from PBOT

As we enter the winter season, it's time to get ready for potential winter weather. You can sign up for updates and tips, delivered right to your email inbox or text messages.

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City Council approves new plan for equitable growth and development in southwest Portland

The West Portland Town Center Plan addresses community priorities, including the need for housing stability and access to economic opportunity and services in this diverse area of southwest Portland

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Traffic Advisory: Construction will begin next week at SW Broadway and Main on passenger loading zone for the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

The project will make passenger loading more accessible and comfortable at SW Broadway and Main Street and complement the new protected bike lane

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Apply for a Tech Kit Grant

Application period closes Dec. 19, 2022. Grants are available as part of the ARPA Digital Divide Response Project.

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City Council Approves Mayor Wheeler’s $27M ‘Down Payment’ to Help Build Six Designated Camping Sites

Mayor’s affordable housing and homelessness plan gains momentum as ongoing community outreach and fundraising efforts continue

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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking | November 2022

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

Appendix A for ARA 13 - Campaign Finance

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Smoother street ahead: PBOT’s Gravel Street Service kicks off another season with work beginning in SE Portland

This year’s Gravel Street Service will address streets in Southeast (north of SE Division Street), Northeast, and North Portland

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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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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.

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NOTICE OF PRE-SEIZURE OF VESSELS

Vessels will be towed 10 business days from notice.

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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 .

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PAC - December 2022 Public Meetings

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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

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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.

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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.

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International Day to Eliminate Violence Against Women

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

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