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Phone: 503-823-4682

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1221 SW 4th Ave. Suite 210, Portland, OR 97204

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Oregonlive: Portland street fee: Mayor Charlie Hales will delay charter amendment proposal again

June 17, 2014 | Portland Mayor Charlie Hales will hold off on a City Council vote on Wednesday that would refer a charter amendment to voters this fall outlining how the city can spend money generated from a proposed street fee.

Hales and Commissioner Steve Novick planned to vote on a monthly street fee for residents and the adjoining charter amendment measure on June 4, but the duo delayed both measures on the eve of a vote.

Now Hales wants to delay a vote on the charter proposal again.

The Oregonian first reported the charter amendment measure last month, which Hales later said would serve as an assurance to voters that their money would be spent strictly on safety and maintenance projects. READ FULL ARTICLE