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The City of Portland, Oregon

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  • Code Change Project Updates

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  • 2018 Spirit of Portland Awards

  • How To License a Marijuana Business Forms, applications, checklists and more to assist applicants through the process.

Our Mission Statement

Promoting a culture of civic engagement by connecting and supporting all Portlanders working together and with government to build inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

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  1. Apr 22

    National Night Out: Plan a Party / Attend a Party

    Official National Night Out this year is Tuesday, August 6th. Celebrations in the City of Portland can take place throughout the week of August 2nd-11th. Register your party between April 22nd & July 23rd.

  2. Apr 22

    Members sought for Multnomah County Bicycle and Pedestrian Citizen Advisory Committee

    To apply, individuals need to fill out and submit an application form no later than May 20, 2019. Applications and more information are available online at

  3. Apr 18

    PBOT releases draft Southwest in Motion Plan for public review

    Southwest in Motion (SWIM) identifies and prioritizes walking and biking projects for Southwest Portland. The public review draft of SWIM and an accompanying survey will be open for six weeks, through Friday, May 24.

  4. Apr 17

    A Farewell from Elders in Action

    It is with heavy hearts that we are writing to inform you that Elders in Action will be closing after 22 years of service to our community.

  5. Apr 15

    Funding Opportunity Announcement and Grant Application for 2019 Cannabis Social Equity Grant

    Information Sessions: April 26, 10 to 11 am at East Portland Community Office (1017 NE 117th Ave, Portland OR 97220) and May 2, 4 to 5 pm at Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (4815 NE 7th Ave, Portland, OR 97211)

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