City Desk

City Desk - July 2017

This edition cover the Office of Economic Opportunity, Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Specialist, Opportunity Crew, Police Recruitment and the Substance Use and Prevention program.

City Desk - March 2017

In this edition of City Desk, we hear about the status of the City's Comprehensive Plan, the City's efforts to diversify their work force and the Notify Me program to get emails about City activities.

City Desk - September 2016

This edition of City Desk, hosted by Ed Suslovic, covers the dredging of Portland's piers, public art on utility boxes and at Woodfords corner, and addressing invasive species in Portland's parks and green spaces.

City Desk - August 2016

In this edition hosted by Belinda Ray, we meet then new director of Public Works, hear about Portland Summer activities, learn about the cruise ship season and find out about the redesign of Congress Square Park.

City Desk April 2016

This edition of City Desk hosted by Spencer Thibodeau features the new Fire Chief David Jackson, the new LEAP program, the new Recreation Director, Ethan Hipple and the new GA program HIRE.

City Desk February 2016

This edition of City Desk covers the City's snow shoveling program, a new parking ban, the comprehensive plan update and recreational winter activities.

City Desk December 2015

This edition features Joanne Lester, Toho Soma, Ethan Strimling, Art Howe and Spencer Thibodeau.

City Desk - October 2015

This edition of City Desk features Phoenix Fare, Online Property Tax Payments, Longfellow Statue, the new City Manager and the new year-round Park Ranger.

City Desk August-September 2015

In this edition of City Desk we meet with the new city manager, learn about the Mainers initiative for the city's food supply, foot golf, a new community garden, and the new storm water fee.

City Desk - July 2015

Premiere of a news magazine for Portland City government. This edition covers the new bag fee, street parking changes, housing plan, bike and pedestrian advisory committee and report on the city economy.