Local Issues



Rep. Kotek: Upcoming Foreclosure Town Hall

From Rep. Tina Kotek;

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

I hope you are enjoying this wonderful summer weather!

Next Monday I, along with some of my colleagues representing Portland, will hold a joint town hall on the new foreclosure protections taking effect on July 11th.

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Stormwater Fee Increase

City of Portland to Increase Stormwater Fees for Drainage District Landowners (East Columbia Neighborhood)

This week all residents/landowners of East Columbia neighborhood should have received a letter from the City's Bureau of Environmental Services notifying them of a substantial increase to our stormwater fees.

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Traffic Advisory: Lane closures on Northeast Marine Drive will impact traffic June 4-15

The City of Portland Bureau of Transportation advises the traveling public that lane closures will be necessary on Northeast Marine Drive between Northeast 33rd Avenue and Northeast 122nd Avenue beginning Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 15, from 7:30 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. weekdays. The closure is necessary for grinding and paving.
One travel lane in one direction will be open at all times with flaggers. The traveling public is advised to expect long delays up to 20 minutes, travel cautiously while flaggers direct traffic through the work zone, and use alternate routes if possible. Local access to residences and businesses will be provided.
This work is weather-dependent, and the schedule may change.


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