Office of Citizen Involvement
News and Announcements
Attend our free workshop: How does Basic Rights Oregon do successful outreach to diverse populations?
1/29/14 - 1:24 pm
Join us as Basic Rights Oregon (BRO) leads a workshop about its experience conducting outreach to targeted populations, including the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other minority communities. The presentation will cover BRO’s:
What should Multnomah County spend your tax dollars on? Take this short survey to tell the county commissioners.
1/27/14 - 4:50 pm
For more than a decade Multnomah County has had to make reductions to the general fund it uses to pay for services. While some reductions will continue to take place this year, some limited funding is available to minimally expand some services or improve critical infrastructure. Your input will convey to the Board of County Commissioners which services to prioritize as they allocate your tax dollars. The survey results will be analyzed in a report that each commissioner will receive and presented to the board during one of its meeting.
1/8/14 - 4:01 pm
Approximately 45 people attended the orientation for Citizen Budget Advisory Committee (CBAC) members on January 7th. The CBAC members are from the public and have no connection financially to the county. They serve on nine committees that will make recommendations to the board of county commissioners about funding next year for programs in major departments and offices. Between now and April the CBACs will meet multiple times to hear presentations and ask questions of department directors and program managers.
Do you have ideas for improving public transportation service and infrastructure in the near- and long-term?
11/22/13 - 2:58 pm
Do you have ideas for improving public transportation service and infrastructure in the near- and long-term? Contribute them by joining the conversation happening now through 2014. Two coordinated efforts are taking place in Multnomah County for planning the improvements:
10/16/13 - 2:56 pm
The CIC held its annual workshop at the Northwest Public Employees Diversity Conference on October 15th. More than 90 people attended and many indicated they were able to make connections during a networking session that could lead to new partnerships. The workshop included two presentations and the networking session focused on the benefits of mutually beneficial outreach partnerships, and strategies and tools for forming them.