In the first week of the occupation of Lownsdale and Chapman Squares, Commissioner Fish made it clear that while he was sympathetic with many of the issues raised by the Occupy movement, he was concerned about damage to the parks and asked the occupiers to move quickly to a peaceful end of the occupation.
Today, two of his colleagues have joined him in calling for an end to the occupation.
Commissioner Fish's Open Letter to Occupy Portland
"What is, and isn't, free speech"
The Oregonian Editorial Board, October 14
"City Says Occupy Camp Needs To Clean Up - Or Else"
Corey Pein in the Willamette Week, November 9
"Portland Commissioner Dan Saltzman says 'it's time to end' Occupy Portland, amid increasing opposition at City Hall"
Beth Slovic in The Oregonian, November 9
"Mayor Sam Adams to Occupy Portland: 'The way things are operating now is not sustainable'"
Beth Slovic in The Oregonian, November 7
Regarding Code Violations:
BDS Notice of Code Violation
PP&R Message to Occupy Portland