Backed by a stable economy and a balanced budget, Multnomah County can focus on the future, Chair Kafoury told a packed ballroom in her second State of the County address.
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Read the prepared remarks for Chair Deborah Kafoury’s State of the County speech on March 18, 2016
The decision builds on the city of Portland and Multnomah County’s deepening level of collaboration in the homeless crisis.
Multnomah County ranked 14th among 36 counties in Oregon in the annual County Health Rankings, a set of reports published March 16 by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and University of Wisconsin.
Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on proposed regulations for marijuana businesses operating in unincorporated (rural) areas on Thursday, March 31.
The Oregon legislature acted this year on the county’s top priorities when it voted to pass laws to increase the supply of affordable housing, minimum wage and more.
Multnomah County is working with South Portland Air Quality to organize a community meeting on March 15 at Lane Middle School.
A committee will meet Friday, March 4, to begin making rules for tobacco retail licenses in Multnomah County. This includes the amount of the annual fees, fines, penalty processes and other details.
The new Sellwood Bridge opens to traffic Monday, February 29 at 8 p.m. The old bridge closed on February 25 so that the contractor could prepare the new bridge for traffic.
The project marks a milestone tonight as the old bridge, built 90 years ago on a shoestring budget, closes down to make way for a safer, wider bridge.
The 90-year old Sellwood Bridge will close to traffic for the last time on Thursday, February 25 at 7 pm so a contractor can make structural alterations for the new bridge to open to traffic.
The old Sellwood Bridge will close on Feb. 25 and the new bridge will open the first week of March. Learn about the two celebrations we’re throwing to mark these milestones.