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The City of Portland, Oregon

Nick Fish (In Memoriam)

City of Portland Commissioner

phone: 503-823-3589


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

Occupy Portland responds

October 18, 2011

Monday afternoon, Occupy Portland delivered its response to Nick's open letter, delivered to the group Monday morning:

City Commissioner Nick Fish expressed concerns about damage to Portland's Lownsdale Square and Chapman Square Monday, October 17. These concerns are important to the city and its residents, as these beautiful and historic public spaces are invaluable. Many people of Occupy Portland share these concerns, respect the people who have called attention to them, and seek a positive outcome for all stakeholders...

Occupy Portland Letter

Preliminary Cleanup Cost Estimate


"Cost to fix Occupy Portland parks: $19K and growing"

 Erik Siemers in the Business Journal

"Nick Fish: Occupy Portland is Wrecking Chapman and Lownsdale Squares"

Denis Theriault in the Mercury

"What is, and isn't, free speech"

Oregonian Editorial Board 

"Fish says Occupy Portland is damaging parks"

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune 

"As Occupy Portland reaches its second week, calls surface from Commissioner Nick Fish for a 'peaceful conclusion'"

Beth Slovic in The Oregonian

"Occupy Portland responds to Commissioner Nick Fish's open letter with promise to restore damage to parks"

Beth Slovic in The Oregonian

"'Occupy Portland' damage to parks estimated at $19,000" - KGW