We'll talk with Troutdale mayor Doug Daoust and Troutdale city councilor John Wilson about Troutdale's proposed police department merger with the Multnomah County Sheriff.
TUNE IN AT 6 pm this Saturday, March 21,Comcast ch. 11, Frontier ch. 22! Have questions about the merger? We'll get your answers!-Why now?
-How much money will the city save?
-Where will the saved money be used?
-What will happen to the police community center?
We'll also talk about the budget pressures Troutdale is facing in the next few years.
East County Now is a monthly talk show focusing on issues, people, and opinions in east Multnomah County, including east Portland, Troutdale, Gresham, Fairview, Wood Village, and the Columbia River Gorge.
Previous shows have covered community involvement at the Rosewood Initiative, racism in Troutdale, public subsidies for artists, and the future of marijuana clinics in east county.
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