City Council will consider proposal to invest $63.6 million from American Rescue Plan for COVID-19 relief in Portland
The ordinance prioritizes houselessness response and household stabilization, small business support, community health and safety.
Activated in March, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Portland Emergency Coordination Center (ECC) is tasked with the essential role of coordinating the City’s COVID-19 response and recovery activities. The Portland ECC is staffed by over 80 City employees from many bureaus.
Portland City Council agrees to focus on safety, housing and economy as city faces historic challenges
Shared priorities will shape the Portland City Council’s budget and policy decisions during 2021.