James Street Improvement Project - Beginning Late Summer/Fall 2017
On Wednesday, June 21, 2017 the City Council held a Special Meeting with the engineers from Fleis & VandenBrink to review the preliminary design and discuss design issues. To view the presentation click here. To watch the video of the special meeting click here.
Income Tax Funding for Street Improvements
The City of Portland uses funds collected from City Income Tax for street improvements. The dollar amount varies year to year, depending on income. The net income available for street projects has averaged $569,433 per year between 1996-2009.
In 2016, City street conditions were rated according to the PASER rating system. Based on the streets' PASER rating and an assessment of the condition of the water and sewer infrastructure, the Capital Improvement Planning 2017 to 2027 document below lists the streets most likely to be reconstructed with Income Tax funds in the future: