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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

November 2020 City-Referred Measures

CITY REFERRED MEASURES FOR NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL ELECTION


CHARTER CHANGE - AUTHORIZATION OF NEW POLICE ACCOUNTABILITY AND OVERSIGHT SYSTEM

Important Documents: 

Ballot Title Caption: Amends Charter: Authorizes new, independent community police oversight board.

Resolution No. 37499 As amended

Ballot Title

Proposed Charter Change

Ballot Title Challenge (Received from petitioner Gregory Horner)

Status: 

7/29/20: Resolution passed by City Council to refer measure to November 3, 2020 General Election ballot.

7/30/20: Ballot title filed with City Elections Office. Seven-day ballot title challenge period begins. An elector may file a petition for review of the ballot title with the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 10, 2020.

8/10/20: Elections Office receives ballot title challenge from registered voter. Schedule of Multnomah County Circuit Court hearing on petition to be determined.


LOCAL OPTION TAX LEVY - RESTORE RECREATION PROGRAMS AND PROTECT PARKS AND NATURAL AREAS

Important Documents: 

Ballot Title Caption: Restore recreation programs, parks, nature, water through five-year levy

Resolution No. 37498

Ballot Title (via City Attorney)

All Exhibits

Notice of Measure Election (SEL 802)

Status: 

7/22/20: Resolution passed by City Council to refer measure to November 3, 2020 General Election ballot.

7/23/20: Ballot title filed with City Elections office. Seven-day ballot title challenge period begins. An elector may file a petition for review of the ballot title with the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 3, 2020. 

8/4/20: No challenges to the ballot title were received by the deadline. Notice of Measure Election filed with Multnomah County Elections to appear on the Nov. 3, 2020 ballot and received measure number 26-213.


CHARTER CHANGE - PUBLIC USE OF CITY LANDS FOR PERMISSIVE SECONDARY USE 

Important Documents:

Ballot Title Caption: Authorizes incidental public use, lands outside Bull Run. 

Resolution No. 37495

Ballot Title (via City Attorney)

Proposed Charter Change

Ballot Title Challenge Received (via petitioners Jones, Craford, and Fruits)

Status:

7/22/20: Resolution passed by City Council to refer measure to November 3, 2020 General Election ballot. 

7/23/20: Ballot title filed with City Elections office. Seven-day ballot title challenge period begins. An elector may file a petition for review of the ballot title with the Multnomah County Circuit Court no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 3, 2020. 

8/4/20: City Elections Office receives ballot title challenge from registered voters. Schedule of Multnomah County Circuit Court hearing on petition to be determined.