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Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-PLAY (7529)

Fax: 503-823-6007

1120 SW Fifth Ave., Suite 1302, Portland, OR 97204

Budget Process for Fiscal Year 2017-18

Click here for FY 2016-2017 Requested Budget Document
including reduction packages and one-time additions with descriptions and impacts.

The Portland Parks & Recreation Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) is comprised of community members, PP&R supporters, neighborhood and underserved community coalition members, and labor partners. The BAC represents a wide variety of interests from stakeholders across the city.

Where does the money go?

Budget  Process Calendar


November 1, 2016

BAC #1

Bureau of Development Services
1900 SW 4th Avenue

November 14, 2016

BAC #2

The Portland Building - 2nd Floor, Room B
1120 SW 5th Avenue

November 17, 2016

Listening Session

Alice Ott Middle School
12500 SE Ramona Street

December 9, 2016

Listening Session

East Portland Community Center
740 SE 106th Avenue

December 12, 2016

Public Meeting #1

Rice School
6433 NE Tillamook Street

December 19, 2016

BAC #3

East Portland Community Center
740 SE 106th Avenue

January 4, 2017

Public Meeting #2

Mt. Scott Community Center
5530 SE 72nd Avenue

January 9, 2017

BAC #4



Portland Parks Board Members (Invited) 

  • Judy BlueHorse Skelton (Chair)
  • Aubré Dickson 
  • Christa Stout
  • Dion Jordan (Vice chair)
  • Gladys Ruiz
  • Ian Jaquiss
  • Jeff Anderson
  • Jenny Glass
  • Jim Owens
  • Kathy Fong Stephens 
  • Kendall Clawson
  • Meryl Redisch
  • Paddy Tillett
  • Patricia Frobes
  • Sue Van Brocklin
  • Tonya Booker
  • Ty Schwoeffermann

Labor Partners (Invited) 

  • Scotty Fairchild, Laborers' Local 483
  • Tim Haberman, Recreation
  • Gerry Verhoef, COPPEA
  • Mike Keebaugh, DCTU

Neighborhood & Partner Organization Representatives (Invited)

  • Angela Moos, North Portland Neighborhood Association
  • Carol Chesarek, Neighbors West/Northwest
  • Diego Gioseffi, Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods
  • Jaclyn Sarna, Hacienda CDC
  • Jamal Dar, African Youth & Community Organization
  • Steve Mullinax, SW Neighborhoods, Inc.
  • Todd Struble, Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon
  • Tom Badrick, East Portland Neighborhood Office

The following PP&R staff (non-represented) are in attendance at the BAC meetings to provide answers to questions and additional facilitation and background.

  • Mike Abbaté, Director
  • Trang Lam, Deputy Director
  • Jeff Shaffer, Fiscal Manager
  • Art Hendricks, Equity Manager
  • Elizabeth Kennedy-Wong, Community Engagement Manager
  • Jason Smith, Management Analyst
  • Eileen Argentina, Services Manager
  • Jenn Cairo, City Forester
  • Kia Selley, Planning, Development and Asset Manager
  • Jennifer Yocom, Community Relations Manager
  • James Allison, Lands Manager
  • Lauren McGuire, Bond, Capital and Planning Manager

Commissioner's Office

  • Commissioner Amanda Fritz
  • Pooja Bhatt
  • Tim Crail

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