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The emergency extreme heat declaration will be in effect beginning at 12:01 a.m. on Friday, July 30 through 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 31. City opens three cooling centers and three outdoor misting centers to help assist community members in extreme temperatures.
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Task force plans to have a heat emergency operational guideline completed by July 30
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The Community Healing through Art initiative is a collaboration with the City's former Creative Laureate, Subashini Ganesan-Forbes
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Ban on fireworks sales stems from concerns for public safety due to recent hot and dry conditions
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Free transit on Trimet and Portland Streetcar and discounted BIKETOWN rides to/from downtown Portland intended to encourage support for local businesses
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Changes to PPB protocls will focus on increasing equity and safety in Portland.
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Mayor Ted Wheeler's statement on the Portland Police Bureau's Rapid Response Team
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Mayor Ted Wheeler comments on indictment of PPB officer
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SOLVE hosting fifth annual Pick It Up, Portland! event.
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The Focused Intervention Team's Community Oversight Group is holding an introductory meeting on June 4 at 11 a.m.
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These new protocols reprioritize public health and safety among houseless Portlanders and aim to improve sanitary conditions until we have additional shelter beds and housing available.
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Commissioners Hardesty, Mapps, Rubio, Ryan and Mayor Ted Wheeler release joint statement addressing an anticipated uptick in gun violence in Portland
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Portland Peace Team is partnering with the City of Portland to hold seven free two-hour training sessions on de-escalation and peacekeeping this spring and summer
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Mayor Ted Wheeler, Commissioner Dan Ryan, and Commissioner Mingus Mapps comment on funding the Portland Street Response pilot program
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Ordinances included in the package amend the City’s zoning code, giving the City more flexibility to address Portland's homelessness crisis.
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$5.7 billion proposed budget prioritizes small business support, economic recovery, and livability; homelessness; community safety services; and equity.
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"A Step Towards Justice: Where Do We Go From Here?" will be a virtual event hosted by RACE TALKS and the Office of Equity and Human Rights on April 29, 2021.