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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

Parks & Recreation

Major Bank of America Grant Enhances PP&R’s Mobile Lunch + Play Program

PP&R Website

 

Bank of America Funds Portland Parks Program

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Two Local Nonprofits Announced as Grant Recipients for Portland – Area Programs

The Skanner News

 

Gabriel Park Playground Area Getting an Upgrade

Bill Gallagher in the SW Community Connection

 

A New Parks Policy Threatens to Hurt Portland’s Poorest Residents

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury

 

Dinners in Parks

OPB’s Think Out Loud

 

City of Portland Takes First Step to Fix O’Bryant Square

Lindsay Nadrich in KGW News

 

Portland Accepting Bids to Demolish O’Bryant Square, Downtown’s Notorious “Paranoid Park”

Henry Latourette Miller in Willamette Week

Environmental Services

3000 Gallons of Sewage Spills into Willamette River in Portland

Associated Press Staff in KGW News

Transportation

Portland Leaf Pickup Day Starts Friday

Joe English in KATU News

 

Blumenauer Bridge Breaks Ground; I-84 Bike, Pedestrian Crossing to Open in 2021

Andrew Theen in The Oregonian

 

Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge Coming in 2021

Elise Haas in KOIN 6 News

 

Work Starts on New I – 84 Bike and Pedestrian Bridge

KATU News Staff

 

November Meetings Will Be Crucial for SW MAX

Bill Gallagher in the SW Community Connection

Police

‘Girl Cops Are Awesome’ Event Engages Portland Youth

Koin 6 News Staff

 

Community Can Offer Input on Portland’s Negotiations for New Police Union Contract at Two Forums

Maxine Bernstein in The Oregonian

 

Wheeler and Hardesty to Host Police Union Contract Meetings

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

Office of Community & Civic Life

SE ‘Code Change’ Meeting: Heat – But Little Light

David F. Ashton in The Sellwood Bee

 

Neighborhood Watch No Longer Part of Portland’s Plan

Bill Gallagher in the Southwest Community Connection

Special Election

Portland Voters Handily Approve Four Ballot Measures in Election with Feeble Turnout

Aaron Mesh in Willamette Week

 

‘It’s Delicious Water’: Bull Run Measure Aims to Protect Watershed

Jennifer Dowling & News Staff in KOIN 6 News

 

Portland Voters Approve Spending Ratepayer Money in Water System Aid to Other Cities

Everton Baily Jr. in The Oregonian

 

Portland Approves Both Water Measures in Tuesday’s Special Election

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News

In Other News

Shop Local 2019

Portland Mercury Staff

 

Could Consistent Outreach Impact Most Entrenched Homeless Camps? City Says Yes.

Molly Harbarger in The Oregonian

 

Incentives for More Multifamily Housing Before the City Council on Wednesday

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Portland City Council to Hold Meeting on Climate Change

Elise Haas in KOIN 6 News

 

Portland City Council Goes on The Road to Discuss Climate Action

KATU News Staff

 

Final Four Clean Energy Fund Committee Members Appointed

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

 

Portland Water Bureau Could Lose Big Customers as It Builds $1 Billion Filtration Plant

Amelia Templeton in OPB News

 

Portland Mayor Wheeler Hears Livability Concerns in Lents

Zane Sparling in the Portland Tribune