The City of Portland invites you to the following public meetings about the annual budget. The purpose of these meetings is for the Mayor and City Council to receive testimony from community members regarding the citywide budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
Townhall Budget Forum
Topic: Public Testimony by Lottery
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: IRCO Main Office – Gym
10301 NE Glisan Street, Portland, OR 97220
Transit: MAX Red Line, MAX Blue Line, Bus Line 15, Bus Line 19, Bus Line 25
Community Work Session with Open Public Testimony
Topics: Invited Testimony on Chronic Homelessness to Permanent Supportive Housing and Open Public Testimony by Lottery
Date/Time: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 10:00am to 12:00pm
Location: Portland Community College Cascade Campus – Student Union, Room 220
705 N Killingsworth Street, Portland, OR 97217
Transit: MAX Yellow Line, Bus Line 44, Bus Line 4, Bus Line 72
Community Work Session
Topics: Invited Testimony and Discussion on Parks, Recreation, and Open Spaces
Date/Time: Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: David Douglas High School – North Cafeteria
1001 SE 135th Avenue, Portland, OR 97233
Transit: Bus Line 20, Bus Line 2
Note regarding April 9 Community Work Session:
Community members are welcome to watch/listen in-person or online at YouTube channel eGov PDX.
Please also provide opinions and insight to the City online.
There will be no public testimony at this event; comment cards will be available.
Public Hearing on City of Portland and Prosper Portland Proposed Budgets
Topic: Public Testimony on the Mayor’s Proposed Budget
Date/Time: Thursday, May 9, 2019, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Location: World Trade Center – Building 2, Bridge Level, Auditorium
121 SW Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97204
Transit: MAX Blue Line, MAX Yellow Line
Testimony tickets will be available an hour prior to start time. They will be drawn at random throughout the course of the event. Each speaker will have two minutes to address the council.
Please see these links for details about the budget process and for other ways to make your voice heard:
FY 2019-20 Budget Documents
Get Involved in the City’s Budget Process
Budget Testimony Tips