Hours of work sessions lead to package allocating County’s share of Metro’s unanticipated Supportive Housing Services tax revenue
Multnomah County News
Over the years, Blanco has stood out for her work elevating and incorporating the voices of victims and survivors.
Each year, the event marks the celebration of the progress of youth participants in the Hands of Wonder (HOW) garden program and the Culinary Arts Youth Program.
Approximately 3,000 voters who live in select districts will receive a ballot for the Nov. 7, 2023 Special Election.
Multnomah County Chair Jessica Vega Pederson names Rachael Banks as Director of Health Department
Recommendations include creating a new governance model to provide oversight and policy direction for the Joint Office, clarifying the City and County’s roles, and create a shared strategic vision.
Leaders from the County and City's Emergency Medical Service system presented to the Board of Commissioners on how the County responds to emergencies in the face of long ambulance response times.
More than 100 outstanding recommendations have been identified and assigned to 31 projects, for staff to implement and report on progress going forward.
The proclamation also comes as Multnomah County — and communities across the country — grapple with the impacts of fentanyl and synthetic drugs.
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners on Sept. 12, was briefed on work by the Sheriff’s Office and Corrections Health to prevent deaths in jail custody.
Jessica became homeless in 2022. With the help of Housing Multnomah Now, a pilot program from the Joint Office of Homeless Services, she's back in housing and regaining independence.
$17.6 million approved for new City shelter locations, improved capacity for providers, rent assistance and employment programming, joining $40.5 million previously approved in the Joint Office budget