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VIDEO: City of Portland Budget Planning Hearing With Public Testimony 5.17.12

Portland City Council hosted a Portland Development Commission city budget planning hearing with public testimony considered in regards to the budget spending for the next year.
Photo: Indymedia Press
Photo: Indymedia Press


Report:

A hearing hosted by David Douglas High School in southeast Portland. In this Portland Development Commission/City of Portland planning hearing many people testified on several issues in regard to the coming FY 2012/13 year budget. Testimony sign up was so overwhelming that it took 2/3 of the meeting to get to most (but not all) of the people. A variety of community members showed up and issues such as school closures, community center closures, and homeless program cuts were discussed.

Video Link:

2012/13 City Budget Hearing at David Douglas High School {1 hr 54 min}

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