News from City Hall
News from City Hall
Neighborhood Connections
February 2021
Gresham on the Go video news show

Introducing Gresham on the Go

Ready, set ... it’s our first episode of Gresham on the Go, a fast-paced monthly news show. Hosts Jill Bradley and Larry Morgan highlight COVID-19 vaccines and utility/garbage bill assistance. Check it out and subscribe to Gresham’s YouTube channel. 

After the storm

As we thaw out, here are some tips and resources.

Help paying utility, garbage bills

Good news! The City is offering CARES Act financial help to pay utility and garbage bills, for eligible customers with hardships due to COVID-19. Hurry! Applications turned in by Feb. 18 receive priority. 
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Tell us, what's important?

What top three priorities do you want the City Council to focus on in 2021? Council is planning its key work projects for the year and asking the community’s input by Feb. 23. Provide your feedback|Español|Pусский
Graphic art of Black men and women

February is the month to reflect on, celebrate and acknowledge Black history, Black culture and Black people in our community. On social media, we’re sharing the stories of influential Black leaders in Gresham and who they have been inspired by throughout history. 
Mayor Travis Stovall Dr. A Katrise Perera City Councilor Vince Jones-Dixon

City Manager job

Applications are open for the Gresham City Manager position and will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group. The position is open until filled with the first review of applications on March 22. Learn more.

Markings on streets, sidewalks

You may see colored markings on streets and sidewalks this winter/spring in preparation of utility work ahead of our summer paving project. These temporary markings or “locates” mark the underground utilities and are not permanent. Learn more about utility locates.

Let's talk 'looks'

The Middle Housing Project team wants to hear your preferences for how new housing types could look in Gresham’s neighborhoods (triplexes, townhouses, cottage clusters, etc.). Take the survey before March 8 and register to attend a virtual open house from 6-8 pm on March 4.
Middle housing types
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Ordering online?

Plastic-padded envelopes keep your items safe in the mail but are not recyclable. Do your part by keeping trash out of the recycling bin. Learn more.

It's Earthquake Awareness Month

We just battled snow and ice but earthquake preparedness is always in season. How prepared are you for an earthquake? Watch this 2-minute video to find out how to prepare, plan and practice for “The Big One.”

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