Multnomah County Puts Library Taxing District on Fall Ballot

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 Multnomah County Commissioners voted unanimously this morning to place a $65 million library taxing district on the November ballot."Don't celebrate," said County Chair Jeff Cogen. "I don't wanna kid ya, this is going to be a very difficult campaign. But I believe that we will do what we have long wanted to do, which is provide adequate and stable funding for the library. So I'm voting yes."The ...   More
 
Thursday, August 2, 2012 AARON MESH

When Stacks Attack

The costly Multnomah County Library has never been controversial—until now.


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The Central Library in downtown Portland is a gorgeous 1913 building with 17 miles of shelves, ornate marble staircases and an eco-roof planted with flowers. The flagship branch of the Multnom   More
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012 AARON MESH

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