City Club of Portland (1920 - 2007)

This collection contains historical reports and bulletins produced by the City Club of Portland. City Club of Portland is a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and research-based civic organization dedicated to community service, public affairs and leadership development. City Club examines issues of importance to the Portland metropolitan region, the state and society as a whole.

See the City Club Research Library website for a broader collection.

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Submissions from 2009

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Bridging the Partisan Divide: A City Club Report on Reducing Excessive Partisanship in the Oregon Political System, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 2008

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City Club Report on Ballot Measure 63; City Club Report on Ballot Measure 65, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Report on Ballot Measures 61 & 57, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Report on Reforming the Initiative, Referendum and Referral Systems in Oregon, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Enhancing Portland’s Business Environment: A Public — Private Enterprise, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Resolution in Opposition to Ballot Measure 60, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 2007

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City Club Report on Ballot Measure 50, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Report on Ballot Measures 26-91 & 26-92, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Resolution on Ballot Measure 49, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Writing a New Chapter: A City Club Report on School Funding, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 2006

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2006 Ballot Measure Report Measure 39, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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2006 Ballot Measure Report Measure 48, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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2006 Ballot Measure Report Measures 41 & 43, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Portland’s Fire & Police Disability & Retirement Fund: Time for Change, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Resolution in Support of FPD&R Reform on November Ballot (Measure 26-86), and Resolution in Opposition to Ballot Measure 40, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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The Early Years: A City Club Report on the Care and Education of Children from Birth to Age Five, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.); Bethany Wurtz; and Julie Young

Submissions from 2005

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Portland Development Commission: Governance, Structure and Process, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Resolution in Support of Senate Bill 82 (2005), City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 2004

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2004 Ballot Measure Report Measures 34 & 38, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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2004 Ballot Measure Report Measures 35 & 36, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Board of Governors Resolution Opposition to Ballot Measure 37, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Resolution of the Board of Governors Support of Proposed "Clean Money Campaigns in Portland" Draft Proposal, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Resolution on State of Oregon Ballot Measure 30, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Examining the Health Care Safety Net in the Portland Area, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 2003

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Ballot Measure Report Multnomah County Ballot Measures 26-51 & 26-52, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Community Policing in Portland, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Information Report on Measure 26-48: Three-year Income Tax for Schools, Human Services, Public Safety, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Oregon State Ballot Measure 28: Temporarily Increases Income Tax Rates, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 2002

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Affordable Housing in Portland, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Ballot Measure Research Study: Oregon State Ballot Measure 13 (School Stability Fund), City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Charter Schools in Portland; Resolution in Favor of Ballot Measure 17, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Approves Ballot Measure 14, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Ballot Measure Study: Oregon State Ballot Measure 26-30, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report: Measure 7 and Compensation for the Impacts of Government Regulation, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Study on Ballot Measure 21, Ballot Measure 22, Ballot Measure 26-34, and Ballot Measure 26-36, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Study on Ballot Measure 23: Oregon Comprehensive Health Care Finance Plan, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Study on Ballot Measure 25 and Ballot Measure 26-33, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Resolution in Support of Fluoridation of Portland's Water Supply, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Tax Reform in Oregon, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 2001

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Building a Sustainable Future for Portland, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 2000

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Ballot Measure 80: Allow Use of Highway Fund for Policing, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Ballot Measure 81: Limitations on Civil Damages, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Ballot Measure 82: Gas Tax Increase and Weight-Mile Tax Repeal, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report on Ballot Measure 1, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Research Study: Oregon State Ballot Measure 95, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Research Study: Oregon State Ballot Measures 91 and 88 -- Deductibility of Federal Income Taxes, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Information Report on Burglary in Multnomah County, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 1999

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City Club of Portland Information Report: Endangered Fish Species in Portland, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Information Report: The Arts and Their Public Value, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report: Privatization of Government Services, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 1998

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Ballot Measure 61: Increased Sentences for Specified Crimes and Repeat Offenders, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Ballot Measure 64: Clearcutting Ban, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Ballot Measure 66: Lottery Funds for Parks and Watersheds, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Oregon State Ballot Measure 53: Eliminates "Double Majority" Requirement for Certain Property Tax Measures, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Tri-Met Measure 26-74: South/North Light Rail, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 1997

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City Club of Portland Report: Domestic Violence -- Everybody's Business, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report: Structure and Process of the Oregon Legislature, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Oregon State Ballot Measure 50: Legislative Rewrite of 1996 Ballot Measure 47, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Oregon State Ballot Measure 51: Repeal of 1994 Assisted Suicide Ballot Measure, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 1996

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City Club of Portland Report: Billboard Regulation in Portland, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report: Planning for Urban Growth in the Portland Metropolitan Area, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report: The Initiative and Referendum in Oregon, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City of Portland Ballot Measure 26-39: Term Limits for Portland Elected Officials, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Oregon Ballot Measure 25: 60 Percent Legislative Vote Required to Pass Revenue Bills, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Oregon State Ballot Measure 27: Legislative Approval of All State Administrative Rules, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Oregon State Ballot Measure 30: Unfunded State Mandates to Local Governments, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Oregon State Ballot Measure 40: Crime Victim's Rights, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Oregon State Ballot Measure 47: Property Tax "Cut and Cap', City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 1994

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Ballot Measure 15: Kids First, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Ballot Measure 26-10: Portland Parks Bond, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Ballot Measure 5: Vote on Taxes, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report on Homosexuality in Oregon, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report on Regional Intergovernmental Planning, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report: Portland Metropolitan Area Parks, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Higher Education and Economic Issues in Oregon: A Current Picture, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Report on Reorganize State Militia (State Measure No. 1); Report on Fluoridation of Water (Municipal Measure No. 55 — Initiative), City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 1993

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City Club of Portland Information Report on Three-year Serial Levy to Continue Jail Operations, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report on Ballot Measure 1: Allows Voter Approval of Urban Renewal Bond Repayment Outside Limit, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report on Ballot Measure 1: The Sales Tax Initiative, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report on Ballot Measure 26-1: County Charter Change Concerning Jurisdiction Over County Roads Within Cities, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report on Downtown Parking, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club of Portland Report on Tax Reform in Oregon, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 1992

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City Club of Portland Report on Adult Prostitution in Portland Revisited, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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City Club Report Ballot Measures 5 and 6: Closure of Trojan Nuclear Power Plant, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Information Report on The Mayor's 12-Point Plan for the Homeless, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations in Portland Report of the Employment Subcommittee, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations in Portland Report of the Housing Subcommittee, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 1991

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A Survey of Leadership Training in the Portland Metropolitan Area, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Report on Tax Increment Financing in Oregon, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations in Portland, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations in Portland: Report of the Health and Welfare Subcommittee, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Study of Racial and Ethnic Relations in Portland: Report of the Social Associations/Citizen Participation Subcommittee, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

Submissions from 1990

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Information Report on Recent State and Local Efforts to Prevent Juvenile Delinquency, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Information Report on Siting Locally Undesirable Regional Facilities, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Information Report on The Mayor's 12-Point Plan for the Homeless, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Report on Annual Legislative Sessions (Ballot Measure 3), City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Report on Ballot Measure 11 School Choice System, Tax Credit for Education Outside Public Schools, City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Report on Grants Metropolitan Service District Electors Right to Self-Governance (State Ballot Measure 1), City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Report on Product Packaging Must Meet Recycling Standards or Receive Hardship Waiver (State Ballot Measure 6), City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)

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Report on Repeals Tax Exemption, Grants Additional Benefit Payment for PERS Retirees (State Ballot Measure 3), City Club of Portland (Portland, Or.)