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December 2022 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Project Updates

A monthly snapshot of BPS's active land use planning work going on throughout the City of Portland. Please see the project updates and websites below for more details, and to find contact information for the appropriate project staff.

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Christie, 911 Dispatcher Trainee

“I like being the comforting voice on the other end of the phone.”

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A Decade of Community Preparedness! 

Ten years ago this month, PBEM created the BEECN program.

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Holiday garbage and recycling tips

How to set out your holiday tree, tips for sorting common holiday waste, how to set out extra trash, and what to do in case of snow and ice.

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Planning and Sustainability Commission Recommends the Floodplain Resilience Plan to City Council

Plan aims to reduce the impacts of flooding in Portland and protect floodplain habitat for endangered and threatened fish species; City Council to consider the plan in the spring of 2023.

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Commissioner Carmen Rubio passes new Renewable Fuel Standard

New standard represents the most aggressive carbon reduction policy in recent years.

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Portland welcomes its new Building Official

The Bureau of Development Services announces the selection of Matt Rozzell as the City of Portland’s new Building Official, beginning Thursday, Dec. 22.

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PAC Meeting 12-08, Officer Accountability Work Session 12-10

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Violation of City of Portland Campaign Regulations: Portland Accountability PAC

Allegation substantiated against Portland Accountability PAC for violating City campaign finance regulations

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Weekly Street Services report: November 28 - December 4, 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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Jacob, 911 Senior Dispatcher and Coach

Jacob, 911 Senior Dispatcher and Coach
Seven-plus years of service

“Knowing callers are on hold with 911 longer than we’d like is tough.”

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Charter Commission December 2022 Update

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Bull Run Treatment Projects Update - November/December 2022

Please read our November/December 2022 Bull Run Treatment Project Update.

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City’s Spectator Venues Program releases 2021-2022 annual report

Following widespread pandemic closures in 2020 and 2021, the City of Portland's premiere sporting and performing arts venues and their operators once again began hosting teams, performers and visitors, fueling a sense of normalcy - though not without new challenges.

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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 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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