News and Announcements
3/6/14 - 11:51 am
The continuing need to provide food for struggling families prompted Multnomah County’s Board of Commissioners on Thursday to allocate $100,000 to help those residents still reeling from the Great Recession.
3/5/14 - 12:01 pm
Multnomah County and the City of Portland released a two-part document detailing the City/County strategy for dealing with the region’s expected significant climate changes, including warmer, wetter winters and hotter, drier summers. The agencies seek public comment on the documents now through Friday, April 11.
3/4/14 - 3:44 pm
For more than a decade Multnomah County has made reductions to the general fund it uses to pay for services. While some reductions will continue to take place this year, some limited funding is available to minimally expand some services or improve critical infrastructure.
3/4/14 - 11:12 am
Nearly 7,000 miles from his current job in Multnomah County, Michael Grimmett learned a lesson nearly three decades ago in Sierra Leone that guides his career and life to this day.
Video: Chair Madrigal calls for better community through partnerships with governments, nonprofits and businesses
2/21/14 - 7:24 pm
Chair Marissa Madrigal spoke about strengthening the community through partnerships with local governments, nonprofits and businesses during the State of the County address at the Governor Hotel on Friday, Feb. 21.