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The City of Portland, Oregon

Ted Wheeler

Mayor, City of Portland

main phone: 503-823-4120

Opinion line: 503-823-4127

1221 SW 4th Ave, Room 340, Portland, OR 97204

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Mayor Wheeler’s First Budget Takes Action to Address Long-Standing City Challenges

Topping the list of priorities are homelessness, livability, road maintenance, community policing, housing, and resilience.

Mayor Wheeler Adds Staff to Tackle Key Priorities

Cupid Alexander will focus on housing, Elisabeth Perez will focus on emergency communications

Mayor Ted Wheeler Names Danielle Outlaw to Lead Portland Police Bureau

Outlaw is a 19-year veteran of the Oakland Police Department, where she served as Deputy Chief

City, Central City Concern, Neighborhood Coalition, and Businesses Pilot Program to Remove Trash

Central City Concern’s Clean Start PDX program helps keep neighborhoods clean

Portland’s New Open Data Policy will Improve Public Trust and Build Civic Engagement

City Council’s endorsement sets wheels in motion to create a policy and program to make more City data readily accessible to the community

Right 2 Dream Too Signs Good Neighbor Agreement with Lloyd District

Public safety, communications, and celebration plans underway

Hill Block Project Working Group Announces Open House and Information Session on February 20

Group will oversee process that ensures a transparent, community-serving project

Portland City Council to Resolve That Portland is a Safe, Welcoming, Inclusive City

City Commissioners to Reaffirm Commitment to and Support of All Residents of Portland, Regardless of Documentation Status

Council Approves Mayor’s Appointment to Planning and Sustainability Commission

Benvenuto (Ben) Bortolazzo becomes newest of the 11-member commission

Mayor Ted Wheeler Announces Bureau Assignments

Approach relies on experience of commissioners to solve challenges together

Accountability is Job One: Elimination of 48-Hour Rule Must Stand

Mayor Ted Wheeler wants Court to OK compelled interviews in police use of deadly force investigations

Mayor Wheeler and Chair Kafoury's open letter to landlords

A joint open letter to the community, highlighting resources available to tenants who are struggling with lost wages because of winter weather and calling on landlords to work with their tenants to find solutions when they are struggling to pay the rent

Mayor Ted Wheeler Announces Community Policing Pilot

Officers will walk and bike neighborhoods to build community trust and promote livability

Portland Joins Seattle Suit Against Trump Sanctuary Cities Executive Order

Order threatens to strip federal funding from cities that refuse to assist the federal government in immigration enforcement

City Officially Opens Recruitment for Police Chief

Ideal candidate will be a proven leader on community policing, diversity, and accountability

Mayor Ted Wheeler Declares State of Emergency for City of Portland

City seeks additional funds and equipment to aid in response to severe weather events

City Council Approves Budget Focused on Roads, Homelessness, and Economic Growth

Mayor praises Council’s approach to collaborative problem solving, fiscal discipline

Mayor Ted Wheeler Announces Portland Building Will Serve as Emergency Shelter Tonight

May remain open during Severe Weather Warning, Mayor says no one will be turned away from shelter

City and R2DToo Partner on New Location, Move Within 60 Days

New Site on Eastside between Moda Center and Willamette River

City Prevails in Anderson Ratepayer Case

With this and other related decisions the city has saved Portland taxpayers over $100 million