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Multnomah County to have Meeting on Accessibility and ADA Features of New County Courthouse

New county courthouse outlined in graphic.

Above: Graphic showing the new Multnomah County courthouse highlighted in a nighttime
portrayal of the downtown Portland waterfront by the south side of the Hawthorne Bridge.

Multnomah County schedules presentation with Q&A session
about accessible design for new county courthouse

In 2020, Multnomah County will open a new downtown courthouse. Please join the project and design team for a presentation and Q&A session about accessible design and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

The event will be Monday, July 10, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Multnomah County Building Board Room, first floor, 501 S.E. Hawthorne Boulevard.

Disability activists and advocates are calling for the public to attend and voice their concerns for all the disabilities communities. Besides physical access, accommodation must be addressed for the blind, people with vision loss, the deaf, persons with hearing loss, etc. 

The board room is accessible for persons in wheelchairs. Assisted listening devices will be available upon request. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation to participate in the event may contact Mike Pullen by July 5th at mike.pullen@multco.us or by called 503-209-4111. 

For more information about the new Multnomah County Central Courthouse, visit the project’s website.