Budget closes jail dorm, reduces misdemeanor deputy district attorney positions, eliminates parole and probation supervision fees and bolsters programs that promote prevention, diversion and re-entry.
Multnomah County News
Starting June 3, the Joint Office of Homeless Services began operating the Chestnut Tree Inn in east Portland as a shelter for women in the shelter system at the highest risk of serious COVID cases.
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed June 19 Juneteenth Day in Multnomah County.
The proposed budget addresses the pandemic in the year ahead and its lasting impact on the economy, food access, social services and housing.
The East Multnomah County Visitor Development Fund (ECVDF) is distributing $344,774 to 22 local hotels in East Multnomah County.
Saying we are in a moment of reckoning for our country’s systemic oppression of Black people, Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury today made Juneteenth an annual paid holiday for County employees.
Since April 29, a new program led by the Joint Office has helped outreach teams bring more than 11,000 sack lunches — each paired with a bottle of water — to people living outside the city center.
Multnomah County submitted its Reopening Framework to the state of Oregon today to reopen much of public life and many businesses. If approved, the county will move to Phase 1 on Friday, June 12.
The County’s experts on aging are reminding the public that now, more than ever, is a time to reach out to older loved ones.
The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners sent the enclosed letter to Oregon Governor Kate Brown on Thursday, June 4
More than 70 residents shared their priorities for Multnomah County’s fiscal year 2021 budget with the Board of County Commissioners at the second and final public budget hearing on May 27.
As a Board, we lead explicitly with race because racial inequities persist in every system across the country.