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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

Email: nick@portlandoregon.gov

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

Friday Roundup

Northwest Dance Project's 'New Now Wow' features world premieres from Czech choreographer Jiří Pokorný, Portlander Minh Tran and New Yorker Yin YueCelina Russell in The Oregonian

Steve Duin: An expanding showcase for Oregon writers and Literary ArtsSteve Duin in The Oregonian

Portland City Council votes 4-to-0 to appeal part of federal judge's ruling on police reform updatesMaxine Bernstein in The Oregonian

Despite sewage overflow, Big Pipe doing its job, city saysJoe Douglass in Katu News

Rain Overflows Portland's Big Pipe, Putting Sewage In RiverOPB News

Steady hard rainfall causes combined sewer overflow in Portland, officials issue 48 hour warningAndrew Theen in The Oregonian

BES director put on leave during investigationDan Tilkin in KOIN 6 News

How Portland managers skirted orders to stop paying architect of over-budget Columbia Building
Brad Schmidt in The Oregonian

Audit Finds Numerous Costly Problems With Portland's Columbia BuildingRob Manning in OPB

Portland Environmental Services Director Dean Marriott Placed on Leave After City Audit of Sewer Office Building
Aaron Mesh in the Willamette Week

Overspending and under-accounting at the Columbia treatment plant: Editorial Agenda 2014The Oregonian Editorial Board

Portland administrator Dean Marriott placed on paid leave as audit finds insufficient oversight on $11.5 million office projectBrad Schmidt in The Oregonian

After Damning Audit of Budget-Busting Building, Fish Puts Sewer Bureau Chief on LeaveDenis C. Theriault in the Portland Mercury

B.E.S. Columbia Building: Scope additions and ineffective design oversight led to substantially higher project costs
City Audit, LaVonne Griffin-Valade


Press Release from Auditor LaVonne Griffin-ValadeOctober 22, 2014

City focuses on safety with proposed street fee fundsJim Redden in the Portland Tribune

Several Northwest Portland businesses, high-rise condo building out of water after early morning water main break
Noelle Crombie in The Oregonian

Water main break floods NW 23rd PlaceElishah Oesch and KOIN 6 News Staff

 

Water main breaks at NW 23rd Place and Westover

Jim Reddin in the Portland Tribune