Rulemaking committee will include cart owners, pod operators and health officials; enforcement to begin in early 2020
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The forums focus on how prolonged ground shaking could destabilize the Critical Energy Infrastructure Hub, a six-mile-stretch of tanks and infrastructure east of Highway 30 on the river’s edge.
Recent mapping shows that in the event of a major earthquake, the soil underneath the area will likely liquify potentially causing the tanks to buckle and the release of fuel into the river.
Board seeks public comment at public hearings, online
In September, Rice joined the Local Public Safety Coordinating Council team. She’s charged with bringing more transparency and community voices to the public safety system in Multnomah County.
The next election in Multnomah County is the November 5, 2019 Special Election.
Beyond calling for mass shelters far from city centers, the president and his team have urged communities to rely on police more, instead of less, in responding to people in a mental health crisis.
Ordinance would address public health concerns at pods, fill void in regulations
Building design, pre-construction, programming is underway for project slated to open in 2021
Burning is prohibited on poor air quality days; some exceptions apply
Spurred by an outbreak of vaping-related lung disease and a steady rise in the rates of teen vaping, the Board promised to take steps to protect youth from nicotine addiction and disease.