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Historical documents archiving the bureau and neighborhood system from the Year 2000 and beyond.

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.