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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

Take the 2017-18 Budget Priorities Survey

Tell us what you value about our services and programs.
Deadline to respond is Thursday, December 15, 5:00pm

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 12, 2016

Public Meeting #1

Rice School
6433 NE Tillamook Street

December 15, 2016

Listening Session

Floyd Light Middle School
10800 SE Washington 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 12, 2017

BAC #4

Southwest Community Center
6820 SW 45th Avenue


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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