Portland Rioters Set Fire To County Government Building
“In such a difficult, uncertain time, our community needs all of us to work together,” Kafoury added. Demonstrations that often turn violent have gripped Oregon’s biggest city for more than two months following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis. FILE – A man runs as several protesters manage to breach the fence and enter the portico of the Multnomah County Justice Center in Portland, Oregon, July 23, 2020. Protests that have regularly led to violent clashes between demonstrators and police have taken place every night for almost three months in Portland, since the death of George Floyd, a Black man, in Minneapolis police custody in May.
There are hundreds of Federal agencies and commissions charged with handling responsibilities as varied as managing America’s space program, protecting its forests, gathering intelligence, and advancing the general welfare of the American people. For a full listing of Federal Agencies, Departments, and Commissions, visit USA.gov. 311 provides direct access to City government information, services, and real-time service updates. A crowd of several hundred people gathered in the city’s Colonel Summers Park late on Tuesday before marching through Southeast Portland streets, eventually arriving at the Multnomah Building, police said.
The city manager promotes public/private partnerships that contribute to sustained economic development and a high quality of life. He focuses on smart growth and a strong financial profile that contribute to sustaining Columbus as the second largest city in Georgia, because we do amazing things. The riot declaration allows officers to use crowd control methods, such as tear gas or flash bang devices.
—Many employees are likely to have some sort of hybrid schedule that includes a combination of telework and in-person office work. Many state and local CIOs are coming to the realization that the sudden shift to remote work brought on by the pandemic in March 2020 could become a permanent aspect of 21st-century life, with wide-ranging implications. The Lackawanna County Commissioners have established the Lackawanna County Music Re-Opening Act Grant with American Rescue Plan Act funds, to assist the local music industries in recovering from the repercussions left by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The resistance in government and elsewhere has been the middle management attitude that you have to be seen and have butts in seats. … It’s just that managers don’t trust their employees, and government, more than a lot of places, has that command-and-control nature,” she said. Like most other CIOs, Dunn is now evaluating a number of options for her team and the office space they lease. If the move to telework does continue indefinitely, state and local governments are going to look for savings in office space consolidation.