Projects & Initiatives
The Sellwood Bridge project is an ongoing effort by Multnomah County to replace the 87-year old Willamette River crossing with a new structure that offers upgraded facilities for all users.
In an effort to energize our local economy, the county is committed to investing its dollars in several Oregon community banks and credit unions through the Community Advantage Banking (CAB) Program.
County CROPS (Community Reaps Our Produce and Shares) is a project led by Chair Cogen to grow produce for low-income county residents on previously vacant county-owned land in Troutdale.
In partnership with Chair Cogen’s Office, the county’s Office of Diversity & Equity unveiled a tool that will assist the county, as well as other public agencies in examining how policies in place support equity.
Community leaders, mental health advocates and others long had identified the need for a mental health sub-acute facility in our community.
On June 23, 2011 the Multnomah County Board of Commissioner established the Business Advisory Council to gain greater business community input in county government decisions.
The Multnomah Food Initiative began as an innovative community partnership to develop a shared vision of our local food system and create an action plan that will promote issues of health, social justice, economic vitality,...
As the economy continues to struggle locally and nationally, Multnomah County is looking at creative alternatives to fuel economic growth in the community. Through the launching of a new county-wide microloan program, local...
We're changing our business practices at Multnomah County and delivering services in the most efficient and cost effective way possible. This work, which we are calling “Multnomah Evolves” is well under way.
The Multnomah County Healthy Retail Initiative (HRI) is an effort to increase community access to healthy, affordable food through neighborhood-based convenience stores. The HRI is helping store owners market healthy...
It is estimated that by next year more than 104,000 Multnomah County residents will be 60 years and older and that by 2030 almost 25 percent of the county’s population will be 60 years and older.