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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

Superfund

Two More Steps Forward Toward a Cleaner Willamette River

Commissioner Fish Blog

 

Council Approves $3.475 Million More For Portland Harbor Cleanup

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Portland City Council Votes to Fund Cleanup Plan on Superfund Site

Ted Sickinger in The Oregonian

Parks

Portland is Leasing Sellwood and Fulton Community Centers to Private Organizations

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury

 

Neighbors Save Sellwood Community Center

Lindsay Nadrich in KGW News

Housing

Tenants Find Landlords Unwilling to Take a Rental Assistance Check Designed to Get Them Through a Financial Pinch

Rachel Monahan in Willamette Week

 

LGBTQ+ Sobriety House Opens in Portland

KATU News Staff

Open and Accountable Elections

Can Portland Deliver on the Promise of Publicly Funded Elections?

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury

 

Your City Hall: New Portland Campaign Funding Rules in Place

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

Darcelle

Darcelle is Finally Having Her Portland Moment

Lizzy Acker in The Oregonian

 

Portland Drag Queens Raise Money for Cancer

KOIN 6 News Staff

Transportation

Study: Portland Has 10th Best Public Transit System in The Nation

Andrew Theen in The Oregonian

 

Forum Will Look at Whether All Roads Lead to Congestion Pricing

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

Police

City Commissioner Chloe Eudaly Says Portland Police Need to Increase DUII Patrols

Aaron Mesh in Willamette Week

 

The Portland Police Bureau Clears Lieutenant Investigated for Communications with Protest Groups

Nigel Jaquiss in Willamette Week

 

Cop Cleared in Controversy Over His Friendly Texts with Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson Before, During Protests

Maxine Bernstein in The Oregonian

 

Portland Community Groups Ask for More Accountability in New Police Contract

Meerah Powell in OPB News

 

Portland Police Labor Contract: Community Coalition Calls for Public Input, Changes

Maxine Bernstein in The Oregonian

In Other News

The Portland Handbook 2019: Read It, Learn It, LIVE It

Portland Mercury Staff

 

Code Reform Could Eliminate References to All Groups

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Greyhound Moves Out, Puts Portland Bus Terminal Up for Sale

Andrew Theen in The Oregonian

 

KGW’s Own Maggie Vespa Calls Out Online Bully with Empowering Words

Gillian Flaccus in KGW News

 

An Oregon News Anchor Wore Pants During a Broadcast. She Then Shared the Body-Shaming Comments She Received.

Gillian Flaccus in Time Magazine

 

We’re Barely Listening to the U. S’s Most Dangerous Volcanoes

Shannon Hall in The New York Times