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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

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