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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

The Weekly Catch


Portland Parks & Recreation: A Sustainable Future. City Council Work Session on Tuesday, November 26,2019

PP&R Website

Loo loot: How much has Portland made in the toilet business? Where does the cash go?

Keaton Thomas, KATU

Many Portland Parks Catalogs Dumped After the City Spent $726,862 to Print Them

Kyle Iboshi in KGW8 News

Emails Show Portland Businesses Wanted Homeless Service Gone from a Downtown Park

Kelsey Harnisch in the Willamette Week

Portland Street Response

City Council Unanimously Approves Street Response Pilot Program

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury

Portland To Pilot Street Response Team For 911 Calls Involving Homeless in Lents

Amelia Templeton in OPB News

City Council Approves New Crisis Response Program

Elise Haas, Amy Frazier, & Staff in Koin 6 News

Portland Announces Pilot Program to Respond to Mental Health, Homelessness Issues


Portland Street Response, Homeless First Responders, To Start in 2020 After Council OK’s Proposal

Molly Harbarger in The Oregonian

Neighborhood Associations

As City Resets Conversation Around Neighborhood Associations, Public Asks for Transparency

Alex Zielinski in the Portland Mercury

City Hall Hears Divergent Views on How to Change the City’s Approach to Neighborhood Associations

Rachel Monahan in the Willamette Week

City Delays Decisions on Role of Neighborhood Associations

Saundra Sorenson in The Skanner News

New Transition Projects Overnight Homeless Shelter Opens



Sources: City Resets Clock for Rewriting Code on Neighborhoods

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune

URM Buildings

Council Poised to Pay $350,000 to URM Building Lawyers

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune


Portland Poised to Settle, Pay $350,000 In Attorneys’ Fees for URM Signs Lawsuit

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News

Portland Agrees to Pay $350,000 Settlement Linked to Lawsuit Over Earthquake Warning Signs

Everton Bailey Jr. in The Oregonian


Portland to Pay $350K Linked to Earthquake Warning Sign Suit

The Skanner News

Portland to Pay $350K Linked to Earthquake Warning Sign Lawsuit

Associated Press in KGW8 News

Fossil Fuels

On Shaky Ground

Blair Stenvick in the Portland Mercury

Portland Considering Revised Policy to Ban New Fossil Fuel Terminals

Everton Bailey Jr. in The Oregonian

Portland City Council Moves Toward Readopting Fossil Fuel Restrictions

Cassandra Profita in OPB News

In Other News

Winter Gear Donations Are Needed in Preparation for a Freezing Portland Winter, County Officials Say

Elise Herron in the Willamette Week

President of Portland’s Police Union Fields Questions from Community as Contract Negotiations Near

Maxine Bernstein in The Oregonian

‘OPB Politics Now:’ The Rising Cost of Pristine Water

Dirk VanderHart, Amelia Templeton, and Lauren Dake in OPB News

Portland Delays Hearing on New Density Rules

Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune


Jeh Johnson: Hamilton Fish IV of Hudson Valley set example to follow in political climate

Jeh Johnson, Poughkeepsie Journal