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Portland State University

1993

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Memo To Ernis And Carly Houk From Ernie Bonner, Ernest Bonner Dec 1993

Memo To Ernis And Carly Houk From Ernie Bonner, Ernest Bonner

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


Evaluation Of Information Resource Management: Measuring Change In A Federal Bureaucracy, Randolph D. Perrin Dec 1993

Evaluation Of Information Resource Management: Measuring Change In A Federal Bureaucracy, Randolph D. Perrin

Dissertations and Theses

This is a case study of a federal bureaucracy and its Information Resource Management (IRM) organization. The Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), a federal power marketing agency and part of the Department of Energy, significantly impacts the western United States. BPA is responsible for developing electric power resources, transmission of electric resources. power conservation programs, and fish and wildlife programs. The focus of the study is the perception of the quality of information supplied to management, assuming that better information makes better decisions. The study uses a pre-experimental research design to evaluate the satisfaction executive and middle management with information they ...


Columbia South Shore Natural Resource Protection Plan Mitigation - Guidelines And Actions, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Planning Nov 1993

Columbia South Shore Natural Resource Protection Plan Mitigation - Guidelines And Actions, Portland (Or.). Bureau Of Planning

Portland City Archives

Ordinance No. 167127 passed by Council November 17, 1993.


City Club Of Portland Report On Ballot Measure 1: The Sales Tax Initiative, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Nov 1993

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

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Comparative Analysis Of Resettlement Policies In Third World Countries, Abrahim Jawad Al-Khalisi Nov 1993

Comparative Analysis Of Resettlement Policies In Third World Countries, Abrahim Jawad Al-Khalisi

Dissertations and Theses

Settlement policy in the Third World has been stimulated by the availability of public land. This availability of public land has prompted many Third World countries to adopt policies or schemes called resettlement, transmigration, or land development. These have been presented as potential means for addressing numerous agendas held by Third World countries. Settlement policies have been used to increase agricultural production and make idle land productive. Spatial imbalances of population distribution have been addressed via settlement policies. For national security, settlement policies have been used to exploit frontier lands. Solutions to serious political problems including lack of agricultural self-sufficiency ...


Cities And Automobile Dependence: An Empirical Examination Of Density And Automobile Dependence Relationship And Their Underlying Factors, Musaad Abdullah Al-Mosaind Nov 1993

Cities And Automobile Dependence: An Empirical Examination Of Density And Automobile Dependence Relationship And Their Underlying Factors, Musaad Abdullah Al-Mosaind

Dissertations and Theses

Over the last several decades, low-density development and increasing levels of automobile dependence have become two of the major problems facing many urban areas. While they have significantly improved urbanites' mobility, freedom, and social contacts, and have expanded the ranges of economic activities, they have also brought numerous problems and externalities. Mitigating their negative externalities through appropriate policies necessitates the examination of their relationship and the effect of other urban elements. This research examines the relationship between density and automobile dependence and its underlying factors within cities. It examines the effects of quantifiable factors at three levels of analysis: regional ...


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.) Oct 1993

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.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Collected Working Papers, Phase 2, Portland Police Bureau/National Institute Of Justice Community Policing Assessment Project, Brian Stipak, Annette I. Jolin, Maria Clavadetscher, Susan Immer, James Marshall Sep 1993

Collected Working Papers, Phase 2, Portland Police Bureau/National Institute Of Justice Community Policing Assessment Project, Brian Stipak, Annette I. Jolin, Maria Clavadetscher, Susan Immer, James Marshall

Center for Urban Studies Publications and Reports

Portland State University is one of three agencies, along with the Portland Police Bureau and the University of Oregon, working on a project funded by a grant from the National Institute of Justice, United States Department of Justice. The purpose of the grant is to develop and implement methods of measuring the performance of community policing. As the recipient of the grant, the Police Bureau has contracted with Portland State University, and also with the University of Oregon, to do some of the work for the grant. This PSU report of collected working papers was produced wider the contract between ...


Concordia Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jul 1993

Concordia Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Boise Neighborhood Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jul 1993

Boise Neighborhood Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Recommended Piedmont Neighborhood Plan, Portland (Or.). City Planning Commission Jul 1993

Recommended Piedmont Neighborhood Plan, Portland (Or.). City Planning Commission

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


King Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jul 1993

King Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Eliot Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jul 1993

Eliot Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Humboldt Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jul 1993

Humboldt Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Irvington Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jul 1993

Irvington Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Kenton Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jul 1993

Kenton Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Piedmont Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jul 1993

Piedmont Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


Hidden Hills, Hidden Meanings: A Neighborhood Study, Terri Ewing Jul 1993

Hidden Hills, Hidden Meanings: A Neighborhood Study, Terri Ewing

Dissertations and Theses

"Hidden Hills" is a secure, isolated enclave of 550 homes, with a long history of political and economic power wielded, in some cases, by families who have lived there for generations. This neighborhood serves as the bedroom for many of Portland's wealthy and well-known and has housed many of Oregon's-leading figures. It is faced with SB 917, a 1991 mandate to merge its only formal social institution, its 104-year-old school district, with one of two contiguous districts. Merger will not mean the immediate closure of the school, but will mean the loss of local administrative and political control ...


Sabin Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor Jul 1993

Sabin Neighborhood Plan Action Charts: Adopted By Resolution Number 35169, Portland (Or.). Office Of The City Auditor

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.


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.) Jun 1993

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.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Region 2040: Final Report, Phase 1, Eco Northwest, Ltd. Jun 1993

Region 2040: Final Report, Phase 1, Eco Northwest, Ltd.

Metro Collection

No abstract provided.


City Club Of Portland Report On Tax Reform In Oregon, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) May 1993

City Club Of Portland Report On Tax Reform In Oregon, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Assessing The Impact Of An Esl/Bilingual Program By Means Of Instrumental Variable Estimation, John Akanbi Babatunde May 1993

Assessing The Impact Of An Esl/Bilingual Program By Means Of Instrumental Variable Estimation, John Akanbi Babatunde

Dissertations and Theses

The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of the Portland (Oregon) public school district's ESL/bilingual program on the academic performance of limited English proficiency (IEP) students. The study attempted to correct a statistical bias that might lead to underestimating the effectiveness of ESL/bilingual programs. This statistical bias is caused by a negative correlation between student achievement and the characteristics which result in a student being placed in the ESL/bilingual program. Several variables and proxies representing characteristics of the school, the neighborhood, and the student's personal background were examined for their contribution to ...


City Club Of Portland Information Report On Three-Year Serial Levy To Continue Jail Operations, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Apr 1993

City Club Of Portland Information Report On Three-Year Serial Levy To Continue Jail Operations, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Alternatives Analysis For Unincorporated North Clackamas County, Trell Anderson, Will D'Andrea, Tom Boullion, Aaron Corman, Donna Davis, Mark Greenhite, Barry Hennelly, John Mcknight, Nan Stark, Andy Wilch Apr 1993

Alternatives Analysis For Unincorporated North Clackamas County, Trell Anderson, Will D'Andrea, Tom Boullion, Aaron Corman, Donna Davis, Mark Greenhite, Barry Hennelly, John Mcknight, Nan Stark, Andy Wilch

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

The Regional emphasis alternative focuses on the issues that will enhance and improve the study area's role as a leader in the region by highlighting specific policies targeted at economic development and transportation improvements.

The Neighborhood emphasis alternative focuses on livability issues and the policies that can be implemented in order to ensure that the study area evolves into a more attractive and amenable place for people to live and work.


City Club Of Portland Report On Downtown Parking, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.) Mar 1993

City Club Of Portland Report On Downtown Parking, City Club Of Portland (Portland, Or.)

City Club of Portland

No abstract provided.


Lents: Alternatives For The Future, Kent Healy, Shea Gumusoglu, Mark Dane, Steve Kelley, Jim Holycross, Ning-Sheng Zhou, Michael Ray, Sean Loughran, Kyle Bairnsfather, Peggy Scolnick, Matt Zybas Mar 1993

Lents: Alternatives For The Future, Kent Healy, Shea Gumusoglu, Mark Dane, Steve Kelley, Jim Holycross, Ning-Sheng Zhou, Michael Ray, Sean Loughran, Kyle Bairnsfather, Peggy Scolnick, Matt Zybas

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

This document is the complement to the Issues Analysis. The Issues Analysis looked at the problems and issues which confront the Lents neighborhood. This document proposes actions that can be taken to address the issues identified in the previous analysis. Each section, e.g. Environment, Transportation, etc., has its own goals and subsequent objectives and actions. A goal is a broad statement of what is the desired outcome for the neighborhood. More specific objectives identify what needs to be done to improve things and to remedy the identified problems. The actions are means to achieve an objective. Specific potential implementers ...


Issues Statement For Unincorporated North Clackamas County, Trell Anderson, Will D'Andrea, Tom Boullion, Aaron Corman, Donna Davis, Mark Greenhite, Barry Hennelly, John Mcknight, Nan Stark, Andy Wilch Mar 1993

Issues Statement For Unincorporated North Clackamas County, Trell Anderson, Will D'Andrea, Tom Boullion, Aaron Corman, Donna Davis, Mark Greenhite, Barry Hennelly, John Mcknight, Nan Stark, Andy Wilch

Master of Urban and Regional Planning Workshop Projects

This document was produced as a student project by students in the Master of Regional and Urban Planning (MURP) program at Portland State University during the Comprehensive Planning Workshop, Fall 1992. By focusing on a particular sub-area within Clackamas County, we hope to generate ideas and compile issues that may not have been seen in quite the same light as from a countywide perspective


Bonneville Power Administration And Conservation, Ernest Bonner Jan 1993

Bonneville Power Administration And Conservation, Ernest Bonner

Ernie Bonner Collection

No abstract provided.


Central City Transportation Management Plan, Portland (Or.) Lloyd District Task Force, Shiels & Obletz, Jhk & Associates, Meeting Points Jan 1993

Central City Transportation Management Plan, Portland (Or.) Lloyd District Task Force, Shiels & Obletz, Jhk & Associates, Meeting Points

Portland City Archives

No abstract provided.