Task Forces

  1. CDBG Priority Task Force

    This group's focus is on reevaluating the Community Development Block Grant priorities.

  2. CDBG Working Group

    This group is tasked with defining and implementing the goals laid out by the 2012 CDBG Priorities Task Force.

  3. Congress Square Redesign Study Group

    The Congress Square Redesign Study Group's task is to make recommendations on the best use and design of Congress Square Plaza.

  4. Franklin Street Committee Phase 2

    Keep updated on current ideas for the Franklin Street project.

  5. Hall School Building Committee

    The Hall School Building Committee was appointed by the City Council to oversee the design and construction of a new Hall Elementary School.

  6. Healthy Sustainable Food Systems Initiative

    Learn more about what this committee is doing for Portland's food system.

  7. Libbytown Traffic Circulation & Streetscape Study

    Get details on this project.

  8. Martin Luther King Recognition Task Force

    Martin Luther King Recognition Task Force

  9. Non-Federal Dredge Workgroup

    Non-Federal Dredge Workgroup

  10. Pesticide and Fertilizer Task Force

    The Pesticide and Fertilizer Task force is a diverse and knowledgeable group of stakeholders charged by the Portland City Council to review the draft pesticide ordinance under consideration in South Portland, ordinances in other jurisdictions, as well as scientific literature regarding the effects of pesticides on public health and the environment. The Task Force will also examine the use of chemical fertilizers in the City of Portland and study the impacts they have on the environment, particularly waterways including Casco Bay. Based on their findings, the Task Force will recommend to the City Council a course of action to minimize the environmental and health impacts of chemical pesticides and fertilizers.

  11. Portland Charter Commission

    View members, minutes, and rules of procedure for the Charter Commission.

  12. Portland Open Space Vision

    The City is working with the Trust for Public Land and Portland Trails to create a system-wide plan for future open space protection and improvement, the Portland Open Space Vision and Implementation Plan.

  13. Reed School Reuse Advisory Task Force

    Reed School Reuse Advisory Task Force

  14. Spring Street - Free Street Area Streetscape Plan

    This task force meets to develop the Spring Street - Free Street Area Streetscape Plan.

  15. State and High Street Study

    This study was initiated by the City of Portland for the purpose of making improvements in vehicle/bicycle/pedestrian access and safety in a portion of the city core, which for the purpose of this study generally consists of State Street between Marginal Way and York Street, and High Street between Forest Avenue and Commercial Street.

  16. Transforming Forest Avenue

    This group aims to develop functional and safe access along and across Forest Avenue for all kinds of traffic: pedestrian, bicycle, bus, and motorist.