UPDATE: City of Portland Offices Closed Due To Hazardous Air Quality - 9/11/2020 - 9/18/2020

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This Notice is posted with Authority provided by the Mayor.

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Office closures for the City of Portland have been extended through Friday, Sept. 18, 2020.


Due to the hazardous air quality within our State and local area, all City offices will be closed on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020.

City buildings will not be open to the public today and everyone is encouraged to stay inside.

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Below is a letter that was sent to all City of Portland employees on Friday morning.


Air Quality Closure: This message is for September 11, 2020. Due to the hazardous air quality within our State and local area, all City offices will be closed today. Essential public safety employees are expected to report to work as required. City buildings will not be open to the public today and everyone is encouraged to stay inside. All other City employees are expected to remain available to work, and to report for critical needs if directed to so do by their Supervisor. Teleworkers are expected to continue to work from home. Employees will be paid for their full workday. If you are not available to work, you must use the appropriate accrual (sick, vacation, comp-time) to cover your absence.