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Influential Native American musician Jim Pepper’s Portland house nominated for listing in the National Register of Historic Places

Portlanders can testify on the City-sponsored nomination at two hearings in January and February; National Park Service decision expected in the spring.

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Water-Efficient Home for the Holidays

Get tips for cutting down on water use during the holidays!

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New Planning Commission seeks candidates for upcoming openings

Seeking passionate Portlanders to serve on advisory body responsible for guiding, developing, maintaining, and updating the City's Comprehensive Plan and the Zoning Code.

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City of Portland Transition December 2022 Update

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December Safe Routes News and Resources

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Portland State University’s Homeless Research & Action Collaborative has released the Portland Street Response (PSR) Year 2 Mid-Point Evaluation Report

Portland State University's third independent evaluation of Portland Street Response was released today.

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Cure Violence Announcement

The Office of Violence Prevention is pleased to announce the release of the Cure Violence Model: Street Level Outreach: Applications will be open from 12/05/22-01/09/2023

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Portland Street Response Year 2 Mid-Point Evaluation Report

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Portland City Auditor hires new Ombudsman

The City Auditor’s Office announced today that Jennifer Croft has been selected to serve as the new City Ombudsman.

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Columbia Pool in North Portland to Remain Closed Permanently

After 93 years of serving North Portland, Columbia Pool will permanently close due to life-safety hazards and diminishing structural integrity.

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How to Avoid Utility Scams this Holiday Season

Learn how to spot and avoid potential scams.

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Commissioner Rubio Statement on the Need and Process for a Public Discussion on Monuments

Commissioner Carmen Rubio today announced a new partnership, led by Lewis & Clark College, to carry out a public engagement process related to the five toppled and/or removed monuments during the 2020 social justice uprising and the city’s public art decision making policies.  

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Bridget, Emergency Senior Dispatcher

“Offering comfort and calm during chaotic moments is one of the most satisfying experiences I could gain from a career.”

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Jake, 911 Dispatcher, Coach, Peer Support Team

“This is a challenging job, but it’s very rewarding. I feel so proud that I'm able to help my community in this way.”

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PBEM Announces Community Organizations to Receive $300,000 in Grants for Capacity Building and Emergency Resilience

Sixteen community-based organizations were named as grantees of the 2022 Community Resilience and Capacity Building grants.

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Weekly Street Services report: December 5 - 11, 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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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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Audit Update: Procurement Services made limited progress to improve construction contracting equity

This is a two-year follow-up to our 2020 report, Equity in Construction Contracting: Some goals achieved despite mismanagement, waste, and gamesmanship.

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