Multnomah County is accepting applications from county residents to serve on the county's Planning Commission through Nov. 27, 2015. Residents must live in the county's unincorporated (rural) area.
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The Regional Arts & Culture Council has collected nearly 2,000 publicly-owned artworks over the past 35 years.
The board endorsed a county plan to send surplus computers and monitors to the Portland-based nonprofit Free Geek.
The county will begin issuing licenses to businesses that sell tobacco and vaping products in July 2016. Enforcement is expected to begin in January 2017.
Closures include all Multnomah County health clinics and exclude Multnomah County Library.
“This holiday is a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve," said Commissioner Diane McKeel.
Multnomah County Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved the first reading of a tobacco retail licensing ordinance.
Investigators tracing E.coli illnesses related to eating at Chipotle restaurants reported at least 37 cases in Oregon and Washington. Chipotle has voluntarily closed its regional restaurants.
Multnomah County hit “reset” on a new Health Department headquarters Tuesday, proposing a nine-story building to better meet the growing demand for health services.
Health officials want people who have eaten at a Chipotle between October 14 and 23, and become ill with vomiting and bloody diarrhea, to see their health care provider and mention this outbreak.
The Board of County Commissioners on Oct. 28, 2015 released a draft ordinance on tobacco retail licensing.
Six A Home for Everyone subcommittees have developed recommendations on how to allocate $30 million in addressing homelessness.