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Neighborhood Involvement

Building inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

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  • 2016 Neighborhood Small Grants Program The City of Portland Neighborhood Small Grants program has $100,000 available to give out in grants to neighborhood and community organizations for community engagement projects in 2016

  • Spirit of Portland Awards Ceremony will be held on November 17th, 2015, 6:00 PM

Our Mission Statement

Promoting a culture of civic engagement by connecting and supporting all Portlanders working together and with government to build inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

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  1. May 5

    Lower Powell Green Street and Sewer Repair Project Update: May 5, 2016

    Work has started on an Environmental Services project to replace and repair 4,508 feet of aging sewer pipe. The work includes constructing 22 green street planters and planting trees to absorb rain and reduce stormwater runoff. The project will keep about 1.6 million gallons of stormwater out of sewers annually, increase sewer system capacity and reduce basement backups.

  2. May 4

    Building Permit Plan Review & Pre-issuance Service Level Updates

    Year over year growth in the construction industry has outpaced the City’s ability to keep up with related workload and meet several of its turn-around timeline goals.

  3. May 4

    Naito Parkway is Transformed: One northbound lane will be opened to two-way walking and biking for next three months

    Will provide a safe place to travel for the 15,000 people per day attending events at Waterfront Park during festival season. The largest temporary street transformation in America – both in size and duration. For public safety, speed limit on Naito Parkway will be reduced to 20 mph for the project’s duration.

  4. May 2

    NW Hermosa Sewer Repair Project Update: April 29, 2016

    Environmental Services is working on a project to repair 100-year old sewer pipes along NW Hermosa Boulevard between NW Macleay Boulevard and NW Monte Vista Terrace. Since the project began in late March, crews have installed six manholes and repaired laterals that connect properties to the sewer. Crews are replacing stormwater inlets and inlet pipes that connect to the combined sewer system. Next crews will repair over 550 feet of public sewer main in the street.

  5. May 2

    Southwest Ventilation Project Update: April 29, 2016

    An Environmental Services project to reduce sewer odors and increase capacity of the Southwest Parallel Interceptor sewer system is nearing completion. Since February 2015, the contractor has installed 1,000 feet of 24-inch concrete pipe and six manholes along SW Taylors Ferry Road, and 800 feet of 48-inch concrete pipe and three manholes along SW Virginia Avenue. Construction is nearly complete on the permanent odor control facility east of SW Taylors Ferry Road.

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