The Multnomah County Board of Commission heard from more than 40 residents during a May 27 budget hearing. The hearing was the second of three leading up to the June 18 adoption of the budget.
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Thursday’s presentation highlighted the county’s many mental health services and trainings, as well as the need to destigmatize mental illness.
Budget director Karyne Kieta provided the board with an overview of the county’s financial health, highlighting changes in revenue and spending from an eight-pound, 1,300-page budget.
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“This budget provides the roadmap and the means to accomplish our vision,” said Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury on Thursday.
On May 6 county elected officials, department heads and staff gathered to celebrate the excellent work of a select group of county employees.
After restricting youth access to e-cigarettes and banning vaping in workplaces, the board heard today how imposing a tax on e-cigarettes could help curb the explosion of vaping among teens.