Building design, pre-construction, programming is underway for project slated to open in 2021
Multnomah County News
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.
The next election in Multnomah County is a local Special Election, to be held on November 5, 2019. October 15 is the voter registration deadline for the November 5 Special Election.
The annual public declaration aims to raise awareness about recovery from substance use disorder. This year’s theme: Join the Voices for Recovery: Together We Are Stronger.
Proposed ordinance to address water, rodents, trash and other public health concerns
Once approved, the new agreement will send as much as $5.2 million a year to the Joint Office of Homeless Services. The Joint Office, in turn, must spend that money on supportive services.
Supporters of the effort unveiled survey results from more than 180 people with lived experience who were asked what a new street response program should provide.
With funding in place for nine new developments and wraparound services — including contributions from the Joint Office, regional tourism taxes and the sale of Wapato — every bond goal has been met.
Outside recruitment firm, GovHR USA, has launched a comprehensive recruitment for the director of the County’s programming and shelter in Troutdale.
On Thursday, the Board of County Commissioners named Leek permanent director after Leek helped lead the County through new several new software, construction and procurement projects.
Preuitt, who has served as interim director for 11 months, came up through the ranks of the department as a parole and probation officer.