Portlanders’ ratings of city livability drop to new low

From Drummond Kahn Director of audit services November 30, 2016 Residents rate city livability lower this year than in prior years, according to the 26th annual Community Survey released today by City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero. Auditors conducted a random scientific survey of Portlanders from June through August of this year and found residents’ views on the quality of various City services, and general livability issues, falling to new lows. Forty percent of respondents rated the City’s overall delivery of service as good or very good, while 23 percent rate street maintenance as good or very good. Only 20 percent rate their ability to influence City government as good or very good. On

Portland Auditor seeks charter safeguards to protect integrity of independent audits & investiga

Changes would place investigative divisions in City Charter and ensure the Auditor’s Office is independent from bureaus it holds accountable on behalf of Portlanders From Robert Cowan on behalf of Mary Hull Caballero Wednesday, November 30, 2016 9:48 AM Auditor May Hull Caballero today announced a Charter amendment proposal to ensure the public’s interest is protected by an organizational structure within the City of Portland that enables unfettered audits and investigations of bureaus. The proposal will be discussed at a City Council work session scheduled for Jan. 10 at 9:30 a.m. Hull Caballero will seek Council approval on Jan. 25 to refer the Charter changes to voters in May 2017. “Indep

Auditor finds limited accountability, outdated funding model in City’s community and neighborhood in

From Drummond Kahn, Director of Audit Services 503-823-3536 Accountability is limited, and the rules and funding model are outdated in the City’s community and neighborhood involvement programs, according to an audit released today by City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero. “We found a lack of accountability for how community engagement funds are spent,” Auditor Hull Caballero said. “The Office of Neighborhood Involvement can take immediate action to improve its oversight of grant-funded programs and better plan and prioritize their own work,” she said. “But ensuring that all Portlanders have equal access to City decision-making and City capacity building grants will require the attention of the

Progress on St. Francis Park affordable housing project

Aerial photos of O'Neill Walsh Community Builders' St Francis Park affordable housing project in Southeast Portland for Home Forward and Catholic Charities with design work by MWA Architects. The O'Neill team is proud to partner on this important project for our Southeast Portland neighbors. The project site is a full city block bound by Southeast 12th, Stark, 11th and Oak. When completed, our building will provide 106 units of affordable housing for our community, including women transitioning from homelessness and victims of domestic and sexual violence.

Featured Posts
Recent Posts
Archive
Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

© 2019 O'NEILL CONSTRUCTION GROUP | Portland, Oregon