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The City of Portland, Oregon

Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

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The Weekly Catch

Business owners meet with Nick Fish to talk crime, homelessness and other concerns

Jon Bell in the Portland Business Journal

Arts Tax

Is Portland's Arts Tax Unconstitutional? Oregon Supreme Court To Weigh In

April Baer in OPB

 

Portland arts tax debated at Oregon Supreme Court

Jessica Floum in The Oregonian

 

Art tax legality to be considered by Oregon Supreme Court

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

An obituary: The National Endowment for the Arts, 52, of unnatural causes

Michael Wilkerson in The Hill

Uber

Commissioner Nick Fish Demands Portland City Council Investigate Uber and Its "Greyball" Secrets

Aaron Mesh and Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

Uber Admits Its “Greyball” Software is Still Being Used

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

Portland to investigate Uber's 'Greyball' scheme to thwart regulators

Elliot Njus in The Oregonian

 

Portland will investigate Uber amid ‘Greyball’ reports

Curt Lanning in KOIN 6 News

 

Portland Launches Investigation of Uber for Evading Regulators

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

Portland City Hall, Once in Thrall to Uber, Appears Ready for a Fight (and a Criminal Investigation)

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

Greyballed: City Officials Promise a Swift Investigation into Uber's Anti-Regulation Effort

Dirk VanderHart in the Portland Mercury

In Other News

Nike Helps Make America Great Again by Releasing a Hijab for Muslim Athletes

Steven Humphrey in the Portland Tribune

 

Portland homeowners win reprieve from maintaining city's trees

Jessica Floum in The Oregonian

 

Kenton neighborhood votes yes for tiny-home village for homeless women

Lyndsey Hewitt in the Portland Tribune

 

Developer takes new tack to help the homeless

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Portland Art Museum's "Constructing Identity" Asks Something Important Of Viewers

Jennifer Rabin in Willamette Week

 

'Grimm': 6 burning questions as the show nears the end

Kristi Turnquist in The Oregonian

Energy Trust of Oregon Awards the Portland Water Bureau for Energy Efficiency

March 15, 2017

The Portland Water Bureau works hard to reduce its carbon footprint and save ratepayers’ money.

Today, Energy Trust of Oregon presented the Water Bureau with a $499,999 award for its innovative Hannah Mason Pump Station. The energy-efficient station moves 14 million gallons of water through Southwest Portland each day using both gravity and cutting-edge technology.

The Water Bureau will use the award to help fund construction of the pump station.

Check out the Council presentation and learn more about the new Hannah Mason Pump Station.

The Weekly Catch

Uber

Uber revelations demand a hard cold eye from Portland City Hall: Editorial Agenda 2017

The Oregonian Editorial Board

Water Bureau

Energy Trust of Oregon Awards the Portland Water Bureau for Energy Efficiency

Nick Fish Blog

 

Hannah Mason Pump Station to Deliver Ongoing Savings to Customers and Reduce Carbon Emissions

The Portland Water Blog

 

Water Bureau Returns to 100 Percent Bull Run Water

The Portland Water Blog

 

Portland To Resume Using Bull Run Water In Spite Of Parasite

Ameilia Templeton in OPB

 

Portland Water Bureau will once again serve Bull Run water

Jessica Floum in The Oregonian

 

Portland back using Bull Run water

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Portland to switch back to Bull Run water

Jim Redden in KOIN 6 News

 

Portland Water Once Again Coming From Bull Run Reservoir

Colin Miner in the Portland Patch

Arts 

Oregon arts groups say Trump's budget plan would cost state in many ways

Amy Wang in The Oregonian

In Other News

City Hall update

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Kaiser Permanente sponsoring Biketown in 5-year, $750,000 deal

Pete Danko in the Portland Business Journal

 

City Invites Comments on the Future of Washington Park

Portland Parks & Recreation in The Skanner

Commissioner Fish's Statement in Support of Sanctuary City Resolution

March 22, 2017

Today, I proudly voted to support our resolution declaring Portland a Sanctuary City.

Oregon is already a Sanctuary State. Under state law, Portland is prohibited from using public funds to enforce federal immigration laws. In the face of threats from the Trump administration, we are now renewing our commitment to the rule of law.

It is significant that our action does not conflict with federal law, since it contains no prohibition against sharing information with federal immigration authorities. Nor does it violate the U.S. Constitution. Under Article I of the Constitution, the Tenth Amendment and established case law, we cannot be coerced to implement federal programs.

In declaring Portland a Sanctuary City, we are proclaiming with one voice that we stand with immigrants and refugees against Executive Orders and threats that are both unconstitutional and un-American.

Portland has a long-standing tradition of being a welcoming and inclusive city. Our strength lies in our diversity; we honor people of all nationalities, ethnicities, races and religions.

I am proud to serve on a Council that is willing to stand up for the rights of all of our neighbors.

The Weekly Catch

Sanctuary City

Commissioner Fish's Statement in Support of Sanctuary City Resolution

Nick Fish Blog

 

Portland City Council to Resolve That Portland is a Safe, Welcoming, Inclusive City

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 

Portland Will Train City Workers on How to Respond to Federal Immigration Agents

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

City Council to declare Portland a 'sanctuary city'

Jessica Floum in The Oregonian

 

5 things to know for Thursday, including Portland's sanctuary turn

Andy Giegerich in the Portland Business Journal

 

Portland City Council

Portland mayor struggles to keep work environment safe, quell protesters

Jessica Floum in The Oregonian

 

Portland City Council meetings too unsafe to attend, Nick Fish tells staff

Jessica Floum in The Oregonian

 

After Outbursts and Insults, Nick Fish Won't Let his Employees Attend City Council Meetings

Dirk VanderHart in the Portland Mercury

 

Fish: Portland council meetings too unsafe to attend

The Associated Press

 

City commissioners fear for safety after chaotic meeting

KATU News

 

In Other News

The Portland Art Museum Responds to Proposed Cuts to National Arts Funding

Megan Burbank in the Portland Mercury

 

Affordable rentals for Portlanders displaced by gentrification to rise along MLK

Jessica Floum in The Oregonian

 

Cherry trees at Japanese American Historical Plaza are in bloom

Beth Nakamura in The Oregonian