Event on Monday October 21
Get info on the November 5 Special Election measures re: water issues, bonds, levies and emergency aid.
To help voters understand the issues for the November 5 Election, the League presents an Informational Program on the four measures that will be on Portland ballots.
WHEN: Monday, October 21, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm
WHERE: Multnomah County Boardroom, 501 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland
WHAT: Explanations of Measures 26-203, 26-204, 26-205, and 26-207
- Metro Speakers: Laura Oppenheimer, Parks and Nature Communications Manager, and Dan Moeller, Conservation Program Director for Metro’s Parks and Nature Department, explaining M 26-203. This measure would allow Metro to issue bonds to purchase land, restore fish and wildlife habitat and complete trails through Metro’s parks and nature system.
- City of Portland Speakers: Gabriel Solmer, Deputy Director of the Portland Water Bureau, and Michael Stuhr, Bureau Director/Administrator, explaining City of Portland Charter changes – M 26-204 to protect the Bull Run watershed and M 26-205, to authorize city participation in emergency mutual aid agreements.
- PPS Speakers:Scott Bailey, Board of Education Director, and Claire Hertz, Deputy Superintendent of Business and Operations, explaining M 26-207. This would continue the current tax levy for teaching positions in Portland Public Schools.
This program is free and open to the public.
Recordings of this event will be posted on vote411.org and on this website a few days later. Funding for the recordings is provided by the Multnomah Bar Foundation and the Carol and Velma Saling Foundation.
Find written explanations of All six measures on Vote411.org and on this website!
In addition to reports on the Portland and Metro measures, we have information on a bond measure for Troutdale voters and a levy for Sauvie Island voters. We thoroughly researched the measures and checked our reports with government officials, supporters and opponents. Take a look!