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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

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

2000's documents

Historical documents archiving the bureau and neighborhood system from the Year 2000 and beyond.


Opportunity: North Portland Neighborhood Services Silver Anniversary

Celebrating Tom Griffin-Valade's public service with North Portland Neighborhood Services

2005 Neigborhood Coalition Leaders Report to Mayor Potter

In January 2005, leaders of Portland's seven neighborhood coalitions presented incoming Mayor Potter a report with recommendations for improvements and reform of Portland's community and neigborhood involvement system.

2008 Community Connect Final Report

Final report of 2.5-year review of Portland's neighborhood system-- "Five-year Plan to Increase Community Involvement"

2003 ONI Reform Proposal

Reform proposal created by Margaret Strachan, Ethan Seltzer, and Sumner Sharpe -- November 11, 2003

League of Women Voters history of Portland neighborhood system

Portland League of Women Voters historical research produced in 2005.

Portland's Neighborhood Associations: Part II- How Portland's Neighborhood Program Works Today

Published October 2006, this report by the League of Women Voters examines Portland's 30-year neighborhood system in numerous areas including participation, relationships, structure and funding.

League of Women Voters survey of Portland neighborhood system

Survey results from Neighborhood Associations to LWV research project.