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Portland Parks Foundation City Council Candidate Forum

July 15 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

A virtual happy hour forum on parks with Dan Ryan and Loretta Smith, candidates for Portland City Council
About this Event

On August 11, Portlanders will cast their votes for City Council Position 2, the seat formerly held by late Commissioner Nick Fish. There’s a lot at stake. The winner will be seated soon after the election. Will he or she be assigned to Portland Parks & Recreation? That’s the Mayor’s call.

But we’ll find out what the candidates love about parks and what changes they’d bring to the bureau as Parks Commissioner. So, pour yourself a glass of your favorite beverage and tune in for a Zoom forum with Dan and Loretta!

Where: Zoom E-Forum (link provided upon registration – look in your email confirmation for it)

When: July 15, 2020, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

Ticket types: Free, $5, $10, or $20 donation (proceeds benefit Portland Parks Foundation)

Candidate 1: Dan Ryan

Candidate 2: Loretta Smith

Host: Randy Gragg, Executive Director, Portland Parks Foundation

We encourage you to submit any questions you have for the candidates using the field in the registration form below (to keep the forum running in a timely fashion, we will not be accepting live questions during the event).

For questions about this e-forum, please email Jessica Green at jgreen@portlandpf.org.

Green Dreams is an ongoing discussion series with Portland leaders on the future of the city’s parks, open spaces, and urban design.