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PRESS RELEASE: Central Eastside Together confirms founding Board of Directors and responds to COVID-19.

PRESS RELEASE: Central Eastside Together confirms founding Board of Directors and responds to COVID-19. “Central Eastside Together” an “Enhanced Service District, (ESD) created by the Central Eastside Industrial…

Governor Kate Brown issues new executive order

Governor Kate Brown has just issued a new executive order for all Oregonians to stay home as much as possible. This new executive order includes additional business closures.…

COVID-19 Event Information

This morning elected leaders gathered at a press conference to announce new rules in regards to COVID-19. As of now all public gatherings of more than 250 are…

Community Grants – Now Available!

In February 2019, Portland City Council unanimously voted to approve an Enhanced Services District in the Central Eastside. The Central Eastside’s Enhanced Services District is known as Central…

New Transportation Benefits in the Central Eastside

Commuter Pass The CEIC is pleased to announce a new transportation benefit in the Central Eastside: The Central Eastside Commuter Pass. The Central Eastside Commuter Pass — created…

Morrison Bridge closed January 26

Morrison Bridge closed Sunday, January 26 for maintenance The Morrison Bridge will be closed to motor vehicle traffic on Sunday, January 26 from 7 a.m. until as late…

Central Eastside Industrial District Transportation and Parking Survey

The Transportation Parking Advisory Committee (TPAC) is seeking feedback on the current transportation and parking options in the Central Eastside. In order to get the most informed feedback…

Burnside Bridge Construction Nearly Complete

Burnside Bridge Construction Nearly Complete After more than two years of work to repair and upgrade the Burnside Bridge, construction is finally coming to an end! The bridge…

Urgent Advisory for protests during Presidential Inauguration Weekend

City officials are preparing for protest activities from Sunday, January 17, through Wednesday, January 20, in downtown Portland related to the Presidential inauguration. As a precautionary measure, the City of…

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new…

SBA extends Economic Injury Disaster Loans

The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced that the deadline to apply for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program for the COVID-19 Pandemic disaster declaration is extended to Dec. 31, 2021.  The…

Local Small Business Repair Grants

Prosper Portland is offering a repair grant for small businesses that have received exterior damage as a result of the extended period of closures and all of the…

New Grants from Multnomah County for Restaurants & Food Carts

From Multnomah County: “Beginning today, licensed restaurants and food carts in Multnomah County can begin applying for small business grants to offset the cost of restrictions from COVID-19.…

Manufacturing Consulting Grants Available

Greater Portland Inc is teaming up with Impact Washington and Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership to offer grants for consulting services to qualified manufacturing firms in the Portland metro…

Update on Healthy Business Permits

The following is an update from Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) regarding their Healthy Business Permits: First and foremost, your permit is still valid through March 31, 2021…

PBOT Healthy Business Updates

The following message is from Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT): As you may have already heard, Governor Kate Brown announced today additional measures to slow the spread of Covid-19.…

Hawthorne Bridge Closed – Sunday, November 1

The Hawthorne Bridge will be closed to all users on Sunday, November 1 from 6 am until as late as 9 pm during maintenance work on the drawbridge. …

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