In the early morning on Friday, a large group of young people ages 16-24 gathered at the Oregon Historical Society to celebrate the annual SummerWorks kick-off event.
Multnomah County News
“We saw a real need in our community and the hurdles that people had to jump through just to get their pets vaccinated,” said Wade Sadler of Multnomah County Animal Services.
Today, the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners voted to use proceeds from the sale of the Edgefield North property to fund a rehabilitated or new animal shelter.
Starting July 1, any business that sells tobacco, nicotine or vaping products is required to get a license. The annual fee is $580.
The Board of Commissioners on Thursday authorized $7.7 million for the next phase of development and construction documents for the Gladys McCoy Health Department Headquarters. Read more.
County buildings and facilities will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
“Surveillance is our primary tool at this time,’’ Jae Douglas told U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley.
The county is taking part in an inclusive startup fund that will provide capital and guidance to businesses run by people of color and women.
“It is the county’s responsibility on all of our public projects,” said Chair Kafoury, “to have a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community.”
According to a statistic read by Commissioner Judy Shiprack at Thursday’s board meeting, an estimated 5,000,000 elders in the United States are affected by elder abuse and mistreatment annually.
The Multnomah County Board of County Commissioners on Thursday approved an Intergovernmental Agreement between the county and the City of Portland establishing the Joint Office of Homeless Services.
On Friday June 24, 2016, Multnomah County will host a capital projects showcase at OAME (Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs) at 731 N Hayden Meadows Drive in North Portland.