March 16, 2016

This Friday Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury will deliver the 2016 State of the County address, an assessment of what the county has accomplished and where it will focus its efforts in the coming year. In Kafoury’s second State of the County speech she’ll highlight initiatives to increase affordable housing, combat homelessness and more.

The March 18 event is hosted by the City Club of Portland. For those who can't attend, there are still plenty of ways to tune in.


City Club of Portland has opened up their live stream to members of the general public. Watch live starting at noon on Friday, March 18.

Multnomah County communications staff will be reporting live @MultCo on Twitter beginning at noon.

Follow up

Listen to a rebroadcast of State of the County on Oregon Public Broadcasting beginning Friday, March 18 at 7 p.m. on 91.5 FM or streaming at

Watch a rebroadcast of State of the County on Portland Community Media cable channel 30 Friday at 8 p.m. or Sunday at 6 p.m.

Read the full speech and a video of the speech, which will be posted on the Multnomah County website after the event.