Feature article on the proposal to reinstate the elected mayor system in Portlan

Publication Year:
1997

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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.portlandlibrary.com/news_cbw/1901
Author(s):
Diamon, Al
Tags:
Mayors -- Portland; Portland -- Government; Referendums (Local)
article description
Feature article on the proposal to reinstate the elected mayor system in Portland. Portland City Councilor Tom Kane and the Portland Community Action, a liberal activist group, in 1995 called for the formation of a charter commission to consider creating an elected mayor. Citizens to Retain Responsible Government was formed to oppose the plan. Portland voters in November will decide whether to form a nine-member charter commission. Details.