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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

Leaf Blowers

Portland City Government to Transition Away from Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News

 

Portland Plans to Get Rid of City’s Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers Starting in 2021

Everton Bailey Jr. in The Oregonian

 

The Next Target in Portland’s War on Pollution? Gas-Powered Leaf Blowers
Nigel Jaquiss in Willamette Week

Water Bureau

Portland Approves $51 Million Design Contract for Controversial Water Filtration Plant

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News

 

Portland Approves $51 Million Contract to Design Water Treatment Plant
Everton Bailey Jr. in The Oregonian

 

Visitor Development Fund
Portland Tourists Will Now Help Pay for Homeless Services

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News

Portland-Area Governments Inking Deal to Funnel Tourist Dollars to People on the Edge of Homelessness
Aaron Mesh in Willamette Week

PBOT

Portland Adopts Sweeping Changes to Rules Regarding Bike Parking

Rebecca Ellis in OPB News

 

Portland Bureau of Transportation Unveils Map of 20 Roads Picked for Bus-Only “Rose Lanes”

Sophie Peel in Willamette Week

PPB

The City of Portland Wants to Change the Way It Responds to 911 Calls. Public Safety Unions Are Hopping Mad.
Nigel Jaquiss in Willamette Week


Portland Police More Likely to Arrest, Search Black People Than White, Analysis Shows
Noelle Crombie in The Oregonian 

In Other News

Lacking Permit, Free Hot Soup Meals Persist in Director Park

Zane Sparling in the Portland Tribune

 

Portland Plan to Ban Facial Recognition Gets Eyes Around US

Velena Jones in KOIN 6 News

 

Portland Fire Chief Sara Boone Climbing Historic Ladders
Everton Bailey Jr. in The Oregonian

Putting South Portland on The Map

Bill Gallagher in the Portland Tribune

Artists Feel Chill at Milepost 5, An Affordable Housing Complex in East Portland

Rachel Monahan in the Willamette Week

 

Lime Teams with Disability Groups, Portland To Raise Awareness of Risks of Scooting on Sidewalks
Andrew Theen in The Oregonian

 

Portland Youth Activists Part of National Climate Strike

Elise Haas and News Staff in Koin 6 News