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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

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TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204


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  1. Feb 25

    Portland Utility Board, Tuesday, March 3 2020, 3:30pm, 1900 SW Fourth Avenue, Room 2500C

    Agenda items include: BES transition, continued budget work, and PUB recruitment

  2. Feb 25

    Portland Housing Bureau March 2020 Public Meetings

    Portland Housing Advisory Commission, Rental Services Commission Executive Committee, Portland Housing Advisory Commission Executive Committee, Fair Housing Advocacy Committee (FHAC), Rental Services Commission (RSC), and N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy Oversight Committee

  3. Feb 21

    Portland Housing Bureau Advisory Bodies Seek New Members

    Seeking Members for the Fair Housing Advocacy Committee, North/Northeast Oversight Committee, Portland Housing Advisory Commission, and Rental Services Commission

  4. Feb 18

    Learn about 2020 Central City in Motion transit priority projects at upcoming open houses in February and March

    Tuesday, Feb 18 from 4 to 6 p.m. White Stag Building, 70 NW Couch Street; Wednesday, Feb 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. Revolution Hall, Astoria Room, 1300 SE Stark St; and Wednesday, March 4 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Portland Building, Room 100, 1120 SW 5th Ave

  5. Feb 18

    Hate, Housing, and the Landscape of Our City

    Portland United Against Hate Civic Dialogue workshop: March 18, 6:30pm – 9:00pm Kenton Firehouse, 2209 N. Schofield Street