POL Government Elected Officials Commissioner Amanda Fritz What Happened?

What Happened...

Below, you'll find information about some of the decisions made by City Council. This is also where you can find out about projects that seem to go silent for a while, and about implementation and evaluation of adopted policies and plans. 


If you have a question about a City project, that begins, "What happened about...?," send us a comment, and we'll try to find out and post the answer for you and others who may be wondering.


I add more content links here on an ongoing basis.  Please check back often.



Better Housing by Design speech (Word Document, 18kb)

Proposed Charter Amendments (Word Document, 27kb)

2019-20 Budget Speech (Word Document, 19kb)

See 12/18/18 Blog Post for color codes in document

Comments and requests from 11-27-18 Town Hall with Mayor Wheeler

Apology, clarification, and invitation

Chart shows savings returned to General Fund for each of the full fiscal years I've been in office


A Home For Everyone Summary (PDF Document, 2,799kb)
Presentation to City Council, 2/16/16


Paid Parental Leave FAQ (PDF Document, 135kb)

Paid Parental Leave Ordinance (PDF Document, 1,053kb)

My memo to Council 9/28/15

Closed Captioning Press Release (PDF Document, 129kb)

Closed Captioning Ordiance (PDF Document, 2,395kb)

Noise Task Force Application (PDF Document, 167kb)
Noise Task Force Application


ACLU letter on JTTF 2-25-15 (PDF Document, 159kb)

One Key Question Press Release (Word Document, 51kb)

One Key Question Resolution (PDF Document, 718kb)


DHM Oregon Opinion Poll 2013 (application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation, 447kb)

As adopted by Council and filed in federal court





Task Force Issues Summary (Word Document, 23kb)

Proposed Sick Leave Code (Word Document, 29kb)

Proposed Sick Leave Ordinance (Word Document, 17kb)

NW Parking: Amended Resolution (Word Document, 40kb)

Library District Budget Impacts (PDF Document, 549kb)

Courtesy of Matt Jaffe, Portland Office of Government Relations

February 3, 2012

Passed by Portland City Council on January 12, 2012

Regarding local jurisdictions' responsibility for time, place and manner regulations

Information about the Director position for the Office of Equity and Human Rights

A letter to the U.S. Postmaster General regarding proposed cuts to USPS service (PDF)

Remarks when voting on September 21, 2011

Safer PDX Report Powerpoint (application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation, 4,476kb)

2.5 hour meeting with multiple participants, 1/28/11


See OLCC summary (below) first, please

Sara Hussein's grant project on health education for women living outside in Portland

Planning for SW Parks (PDF Document, 1,805kb)
"How to" guide for parks planning, accepted in 2000 informing the Parks 2020 Plan

Public Safety bond referral (PDF Document, 833kb)

Letter to Council requesting funding reduction

Tibet Proclamation (PDF Document, 1,069kb)

from Council vote 4-1 in favor of demolition, 3/3/10

My memo to Council, 2/10/10


See how you can help!

Presented to City Council 12/09/09

Call 211

Letter sent to my Council colleagues, 6/11/09

3/5/09 Willamette Week post

Hayden Island Plan - 5 Comments

Presentation to Council, 4/29/09

Summary of February meetings for agency and community partners


Mayor Adams's first Proclamation - and it's interesting.
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