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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Budget for Fiscal Year 2015-2016

Click here to view Mayor Charlie Hale's Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Proposed Budget.

For general information on the City of Portland Budget process, including dates and times of public meetings, please visit the City's Budget Office at portlandoregon.gov/cbo.


Below is information on the Portland Parks & Recreation Budget Advisory Committee and Budget process, including the Bureau's Fiscal Year 2015-2016 Requested Budget.

Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) Meeting Dates

  • November 13, 5:30pm, New Member Orientation (Budget 101) - BAC #1                            
  • November 19, 5:30pm, The Portland Building, 2nd floor, Rm C - BAC #2
  • December 8, 5:30pm, Portland Building, 2nd Floor, Room B - BAC #3
  • January 7, 6:00pm-8:00pm - Public Budget Meeting and BAC #4  | JOIN US! Carvlin Hall at St Philip Neri | 2408 SE 16th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
  • January 15, 5:30pm, Portland Building, 2nd Floor, Room C - BAC #5

BAC Membership

Portland Parks Board Members
Mike Alexander, Judy Bluehorse Skelton, Tonya Booker, Kendall Clawson, Kathy Fong Stevens, Patricia Frobes, Nick Hardigg (member ex-officio), Dion Jordan, Tony Magliano (member ex-officio), Andy Nelson, Jim Owens, Meryl Redisch (member ex-officio), Linda Robinson, Gladys Ruiz, Sue Van Brocklin, Julie Vigeland, Mauricio Villarreal

Labor Partners

  • Scotty Fairchild - Laborers Local 483
  • Tim Haberman (PP&R recreation) - Local 483
  • Gerry Verhoef (PP&R engineering) - COPPEA
  • Non-members, invited to attend: Erica Askin - Laborers Local 483 | Rob Wheaton - Oregon AFSCME

Neighborhood Coalition & Community Members

  • Paul Anthony, Northeast Coalition of Neighbors
  • Carol Chesarek, Neighbors West/Northwest
  • Askina Bakri, African Youth and Community Organization
  • Philip Kalberer, Downtown Community
  • Amy Lewin, Southeast Uplift
  • Brenda McSweeney, East Portland Neighborhood Office
  • Angela Moos, North Portland Neighborhood Office
  • Steve Mullinax, Southwest Neighbors, Inc
  • Theresa Lugano, IRCO/Africa House
  • Joshua Shirley, Central Northeast Neighbors

The following PP&R Staff (non-represented) are in attendance at the BAC meetings to provide answers to questions and additional facilitation and background.

  • Mike Abbaté, PP&R Director
  • Eileen Argentina, PP&R Services Manager
  • Margaret Evans, PP&R Workforce Development Manager
  • Art Hendricks, PP&R Equity & Inclusion Manager
  • Warren Jimenez, PP&R Assistant Director
  • Elizabeth Kennedy-Wong, PP&R Community Engagement Manager
  • Deborah Lev, PP&R City Nature Manager
  • Todd Lofgren, PP&R Property Manager
  • Kia Selley, PP&R Planning, Development & Asset Manager
  • Jeff Shaffer, PP&R Finance Manager
  • Jennifer Yocom, PP&R Community Relations Manager

Also in attendance:

  • Commissioner Amanda Fritz
  • Tim Crail, Senior Policy Analyst for Commissioner Fritz
  • Patti Howard, Senior Policy Analyst for Commissioner Fritz
  • Ryan Kinsella, Representing the City Budget Office

One-Time Budget Package Summaries

One-Time Funding Package Summaries