Commissioner Kafoury News
4/21/11 - 3:11 pm
On Tuesday April 19, SERA Architects presented a study on the viability of renovating the Downtown Courthouse in Portland to the Board of County Commissioners.
4/21/11 - 10:37 am
For the May 2011 special election, Oregon voters may drop off their ballots at any Multnomah County library during regular business hours, from Friday, April 29, through 8 p.m. on Election Day, Tuesday, May 17. (Library Administration, Library Outreach Services and The Title Wave Used Bookstore do not accept ballots.)
Ballot boxes will be stationed at the Central Library Welcome Desk and at or near the checkout stations of all other neighborhood libraries. Voters may also deposit their ballots 24 hours a day, until 8 p.m.
4/18/11 - 4:20 pm
The Multnomah County Commission on Children, Families & Community, Portland City Council, and the Board of County Commissioners are happy to announce recruitment for the 2011-12 Multnomah Youth Commission. Please encourage any young person you know who will be between the ages of 13 & 21 on August 1, 2011 to apply by May 2, 2011.
Youth Commissioners serve a one year term and commit up to 15 hours per month to help advise the County & City on issues that impact the lives of their peers.
4/5/11 - 3:55 pm
Over one-fourth of Multnomah County’s budget comes from state and federal government. These funds allow us to provide mental health care, services to aging and disabled residents, health clinics, shelters, public safety, and more. With significant reductions in state funding on the horizon, I would appreciate your input on the programs that are important to you.
Current information, including program offers and a
3/21/11 - 11:11 am
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
When I talk in the community about bed bugs, many people express surprise that they are in Oregon. Most people think of bed bugs as a New York problem.
But bed bugs are here - in our public spaces and in our homes - and while bed bugs are not known to transmit diseases, they are an expensive nuisance and can cause stress and discomfort. Agencies, businesses and non-profits have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to stop these critters. That's money that could be spent in countless other ways to improve our community.
3/2/11 - 2:46 pm
Dear Friends and Neighbors,
Rebuilding the Sellwood Bridge is one of our region's top transportation priorities. The bridge scores only 2 out of 100 on a federal bridge rating scale. Our choice was not if we would replace the bridge, but how.
A year and a half ago, the county had only $11 million in funds to replace the Sellwood Bridge. Today, working together with the City of Portland, Clackamas County and the state of Oregon, we have $270 million in place.
2/28/11 - 11:18 am
Multnomah County Commissioner Deborah Kafoury speaks about 211info's value to the community.
2/10/11 - 5:01 pm
Commissioner Deborah Kafoury talks about bed bugs on Comcast Newsmakers.
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2/10/11 - 11:55 am
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