Prosper Portland is committed to using every avenue possible to ensure full public participation on all of our projects and activities. In practice, that means that every significant project will have a robust, fully inclusive citizen advisory committee drawn from neighborhoods, stakeholders, businesses and nonprofits.
In October 2013, Prosper Portland updated its public participation policy to tailor our public outreach and involvement to reflect both the agency’s mission and its organizational capacity. Prosper Portland’s main approaches to engage the community will encompass:
Following Mayor Ted Wheeler’s declaration of emergency on March 12, the City of Portland formed a COVID-19 Economic Relief and Stabilization Framework and identified teams to guide the city’s response to the economic impact of the pandemic through recommendations and collaboration.