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City Council Statement: ‘A Roadmap for the Next Two Years’

Resolution authorizes Chief Administrative Officer Michael Jordan to implement Measure 26-228, provides insight on how Commissioners-in-Charge will lead organizational change to prepare for City Administrator management, establishes 90-day action plans that address Portland’s most urgent need.

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Portland's Housing Bond December 2022 Newsletter

The December 2022 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Ryan - The Starlight opens - Cutting the Ribbon at Hayu Tilixam - Boys & Girls Club Brightens Afternoons at Crescent Court - Charting Bond progress

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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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City Council statement on Portland charter reform

Mayor Ted Wheeler and City Commissioners Jo Ann Hardesty, Mingus Mapps, Carmen Rubio and Dan Ryan issued a joint statement about the passage of Ballot Measure 26-228, which changes Portland's election system and form of government.

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Deadline extended: Have a passion for enhancing Portland's historic and architectural heritage? Consider joining the Historic Landmarks Commission

The City of Portland is seeking applications for a public-at-large member to serve a four-year term on the Historic Landmarks Commission. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are due Wednesday, Nov. 16.

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PORTLAND HOUSING COMMISSIONER DAN RYAN WORKS WITH GREEN CITIES COMPANY TO SOLVE RENTAL CHALLENGES FOR LOW-INCOME PORTLANDERS

The agreement will provide 18-months of rent support and relocation assistance to help tenants facing rent increases relocate in June 2024

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Portland City Council proposes reallocation of $7 million to fund rent assistance

Portland City Council directs Housing Bureau to refrain from advancing $7 million in funding currently allocated for the County’s Joint Office of Homeless Services

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Customer survey indicates improvements in many areas of City’s building permit system

The City of Portland released the results of a second survey, conducted online between July 26 and Aug. 9, to gauge the effectiveness of efforts to assist customers in preparing and submitting a building permit application.

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Joint City Council Statement on Portland Thorns

Mayor Ted Wheeler and City Commissioners Jo Ann Hardesty, Mingus Mapps, Carmen Rubio and Dan Ryan issue a joint statement on the Portland Thorns.

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Portland's Housing Bond October 2022 Newsletter

The October 2022 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Ryan - Cathedral Village welcomes residents - An intern makes an impact at East Burnside Apts - Culturally-Specific Permanent Supportive Housing at Hayu Tilixam - Charting Bond progress

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Statement of the Bureau of Development Services on approval of a Land Use Compatibility Statement for non-fossil fuel operations at Zenith Energy

The Bureau of Development Services approved a Land Use Compatibility Statement (LUCS) for Zenith Energy Terminal Holdings, LLC. Zenith’s LUCS application includes several proposed changes as it phases out crude oil at its Northwest Portland terminal and transitions to renewable fuels.

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Improvements coming to solar permit application process in Development Hub PDX

Beginning the evening of Oct. 12, customers will experience a more streamlined process to enable faster processing of solar permit applications.

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PHB's Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation (M-BOS) for Affordable Housing Projects

The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) has released a Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation to provide up to $39.8 million in capital funding from the Metro Regional Housing Bond and Tax Increment Financing from the Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area (ICURA) for affordable housing development.

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Have a passion for architecture, development and public spaces? Consider joining the Portland Design Commission

The City of Portland is seeking applications for an interested person to serve a four-year term on the Portland Design Commission. Persons of color are encouraged to apply. Applications are due Wednesday, Oct. 19.

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Oregon’s building officials honor two Portland building safety leaders

Terry Whitehill and Jeff Gauba are recognized by the Oregon Building Officials Association for their leadership and innovation in promoting safe structures.

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Portland City Council reacts to U.S. Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v Wade, End of Federal Right to an Abortion

Portland City Council reacts to U.S. Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v Wade, End of Federal Right to an Abortion

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Commissioner Ryan and the 2300 SW Naito Stakeholder Group Make Progress on Safe Rest Village Negotiations

Commissioner Ryan and the 2300 SW Naito Stakeholder Group Make Progress on Safe Rest Village Negotiations

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Joint Council Statement for Fentanyl Awareness Day

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