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Ever Increasing Graffiti

by Stan Penkin Does it seem that graffiti around town is worse than ever? Well, you’re right. According to a recent report to City Council by Juliette Muracchioli from the Office of Neighborhood Involvement’s (ONI) Graffiti Abatement Program, high priority graffiti reports involving hate or gang tags have increased considerably from 2011 through 2016. With the looming threat of the Program being totally disbanded, ONI is asking City Council to not only maintain current budget levels, but to expand it so that Portland can better combat this ever growing menace. While Portland’s program has a budget of about $340,000, the […]

Prescription Drug Turn-in and Shred Event

Prescription Drug Turn In and Shred Event-April 29th Organized by the City’s Crime Prevention Program, Portland Police Bureau and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service Drive up and drop off your unwanted/expired prescription drugs and sensitive documents. Drugs will be safely incinerated and documents will be securely shredded on site. By participating, you reduce the risk of identity theft and misuse of prescription drugs. Saturday, April 29th 10 am – 2 pm 4735-4747 E. Burnside Street EVENT ENDS AT 2PM OR WHEN THE TRUCKS ARE FILLED TO CAPACITY More Info: For location and what’s accepted at this event, please visit: https://www.portlandoregon.gov/oni/68659

2016 NNO Parties

National Night Out: Building Community Do you know your neighbors? When neighbors know and look out for each other, their neighborhoods are safer. National Night Out (NNO) is an annual celebration on the 1st Tuesday in August where the community gathers at small block parties or neighborhood events to strengthen their relationships with one another in the spirit of creating safer neighborhoods. Plan your own party or attend a neighborhood event. Plan a Party ~ Attend a party: Hello, National Night Out (NNO) party hosts, neighborhood association chairs and coalition folks! Your involvement in NNO helps neighbors get to know one another and strengthens community ties […]

ONI Budget Process

Please help guide the Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) program and budget priorities for Fiscal Year 2016-17. The Office of Neighborhood Involvement (ONI) is starting our annual process to develop a budget for FY 2016-17 (July 1 2016 through June 30, 2017). Please view the full invitation online. Anybody interested in participating is invited to attend. ONI Budget Kickoff: Monday December 14th, 5:30 – 8:30 pm Portland Building, 2nd Floor Room B, 1120 SW 5th Ave, Portland OR 97201 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Archer at 503-823-2294  1.    All are invited to participate While our ONI Bureau Advisory Committee (BAC) will be […]