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News Advisory: Mayor Hales, Commissioner Novick to propose $46 million Portland Street Fund at 10:30 a.m. Monday news conference

(Nov. 10, 2014) Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick will brief the news media on a proposed Portland Street Fund.

The result of nearly a year of public input, the Portland Street Fund will more than double the City’s pavement maintenance budget and make major investments in transportation safety improvements, especially in East Portland.

The City Council will hold a public hearing on the proposal at 2 p.m., Nov. 20. A final vote is expected at 10 a.m. Dec. 3.

Who: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick

What: Announcement of Portland Street Fund, which will come to City Council for a public hearing at 2 p.m., Nov. 20, 2014.

When: 10:30 a.m., Monday, Nov. 10, 2014

Where:  Lovejoy Room, City Hall, 1221 SW Fourth Ave.

Visuals:  Mayor Hales and Commissioner Novick discussing the proposal, with background material displayed on maps and posters. Press packet will be made available.

For background on the public input that helped develop the Portland Street Fund proposal, see