Insist that City Council funds Portland Street Response

The Mayor’s proposed budget only funds an expansion of the current Lents pilot to support an additional team. We need to see a commitment to continue to build Portland Street Response city-wide, by supporting the $4.2 budget proposed by Portland Fire and Rescue. 

Make your voices heard! Here are three steps to take:

1.) Sign-up by Tuesday, May 4, at 4 p.m. to testify before the hearing for the Mayor’s proposed budget Wednesday evening 

2.) Submit written testimony to City Council for the the Mayor’s proposed budget 

3.) Write council members 

Mayor Ted Wheeler
503-823-4120
mayorwheeler@portlandoregon.gov

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty
503-823-4151
JoAnn@portlandoregon.gov

Commissioner Mingus Mapps
503-823-4682
MappsOffice@portlandoregon.gov

Commissioner Carmen Rubio
503-823-3008
Comm.Rubio@portlandoregon.gov

Commissioner Dan Ryan
503-823-3589
CommissionerRyanOffice@portlandoregon.gov


Suggested email text:

Subject: Please fund Portland Street Response to expand city-wide 

The Mayor’s proposed budget only funds an expansion of the current Lent’s pilot to support an additional team. We need to see a commitment to continue to build Portland Street Response city-wide, by supporting the $4.2 budget proposed by Portland Fire and Rescue. 

 

One Reply to “Insist that City Council funds Portland Street Response”

  1. This needs to be done now, before more PPB interactions in mental health situations lead to more unnecessary deaths.

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