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Portland Parks & Recreation

Healthy Parks, Healthy Portland

Phone: 503-823-7529

1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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2016-17 Budget Process

Click here for FY 2016-2017 Requested Budget Document
including reduction packages and one-time additions with descriptions and impacts.
Posted February 1, 2016

City of Portland Budget Office

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.


  • December 8   |   4:00pm-8:00pm
    BAC #1, Portland Building (1120 SW Fifth Ave), 2nd Floor, Conference Room C

  • December 15   |   5:30pm-8:00pm
    BAC#2, Portland Building (1120 SW Fifth Ave), 2nd Floor, Conference Room B

  • January 5   |   5:30pm-8:00pm
    BAC #3, Portland Building (1120 SW Fifth Ave), 2nd Floor, Conference Room C

  • January 12   |   6:00pm-8:00pm
    Public Budget Meeting, St. Philip Neri Parish, Carvlin Hall, 2408 SE 16th Avenue

  • January 14   |   5:30pm – 8:00pm
    BAC #4, Portland Building, 2nd Floor, Conference Room C, 1120 SW Fifth Avenue


Portland Parks Board Members (Invited)

  • Judy BlueHorse Skelton
  • Tonya Booker
  • Kendall Clawson
  • Kathy Fong Stephens
  • Patricia Frobes
  • Jeff Anderson
  • Ian Jaquiss
  • Dion Jordan
  • Tony Magliano
  • Andy Nelson
  • Jim Owens
  • Meryl Redisch
  • Linda Robinson
  • Gladys Ruiz
  • Sue Van Brocklin
  • Julie Vigeland

Labor Partners (Invited)

  • Erica Askin, Laborers' Local 483
  • Tom C., Laborers' Local 483
  • Scotty Fairchild, Laborers' Local 483
  • Tim Haberman, Laborers' Local 483
  • Gerry Verhoef, COPPEA
  • Rob Wheaton, AFSCME

Neighborhood & Partner Organization Representatives (Invited)

  • Paul Anthony, Northeast Coalition of Neighbors
  • Tom Badrick, East Portland Neighborhood Office
  • Askina Bakri, AYCO
  • Carol Chesarek, Neighbors Wes/Northwest
  • Phillip Kalberer, Downtown Community
  • Arlene Kimura, East Portland Neighborhood Office
  • Amy Lewin, Southeast Uplift
  • Therese Lugano, IRCO/Africa House
  • Angela Moos, North Portland Neighborhood Association
  • Steve Mullinax, SW Neighborhoods, Inc.
  • Joshua Shirley, Central Northeast Neighbors
  • Todd Struble, APANO

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
  • Warren Jimenez, Assistant Director
  • Eileen Argentina, Services Manager
  • Jenn Cairo, City Forester/City Nature Zone Manager
  • Astrid Dragoy, City Nature Natural Areas Manager
  • Margaret Evans, Workforce Development Manager
  • Art Hendricks, Equity & Inclusion Manager
  • Elizabeth Kennedy-Wong, Community Engagement Manager
  • Trang Lam, Property Manager
  • Kia Selley, Planning, Development & Asset Manager
  • Jeff Shaffer, Finance Manager
  • Jennifer Yocom, Community Relations Manager