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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

The Weekly Catch

Celebrating Older Adults and An Age-Friendly City

Nick Fish Blog

 

Friends of Trees Leadership Awards

Nick Fish Blog

 

St. John’s Bizarre Celebration Happening this Saturday

Rachel Rafanelli in KGW News

 

MET Celebrates Silver Anniversary

The Portland Tribune

Budget

Wheeler Requests Fewer Police in Revised Budget

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler Reaches Budget Compromise with City Council to Fund 49 New Police Officers

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

Mayor Wheeler Bends to Fund Community Centers in City Budget

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury

Unreinforced Masonry Retrofit

Earthquake Safety Resolution Vote Postponed Until June

Kelly Kenoyer in the Portland Mercury

 

Portland Pushes to Retrofit Brick Buildings for Earthquakes

Brian Brennan in KGW News

 

The Price of Making Portland Buildings Earthquake Safe

Cole Miller and KOIN 6 News

 

Portland Considers Ways to Ease Financial Burden of Seismic Upgrades on Businesses

KATU News

 

Portland’s Affordable Housing Includes 2,090 Units in Buildings That Would Crumble in a Big Earthquake

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

City Council Begins Planning for Portland’s Looming Earthquake

Kelly Kenoyer in the Portland Mercury

 

Councilors Eye Code Change for Portland Buildings Likely to Collapse in Big Earthquake

KATU News

In Other News

Where EAST Meets the Northwest

Maileen Hamto in The Asian Reporter

 

Tour the Columbia South Shore Well Field

Columbia Slough Watershed Council in The Skanner

 

In a Reversal, Portland City Council Gives Preliminary Approval to a High-Rise in the Pearl District

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

Portland City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly Plans Reforms of Renter Screening Criteria

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

Neighborhood Associations Hope to Switch 82nd Avenue Ownership from ODOT to City

Kellee Azar in KATU News

 

With Municipal Broadband, Cities Area Taking Back the Internet – And Making It Faster and Cheaper. Can Portland Do the Same?

Erik Henriksen in the Portland Mercury

 

Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing Holds Meeting, Seeks Applicants

Genevieve Reaume in KATU News

 

Portland to Settle with Wheelchair Users for $113 Million in Sidewalk Fixes

Gordon R. Friedman in The Oregonian

 

10 Pride Festivals Happening Around Oregon in 2018

Jamie Hale in The Oregonian