Portland street fee vote delayed

Portland street fee vote delayed

Commissioner Steve Novick confirmed the city's controversial street fee would be delayed "indefinitely."

Novick said Tuesday on the "Thank You Democracy with Jefferson Smith" radio show, he and Hales are postponing the street fee vote indefinitely.

"As of this morning, we're also going to delay the residential," he said.

The street fee, as originally constructed, was expected to raise up to $50 million a year. Most homeowners were expected to pay $11.56 a month and businesses would have paid based on the type of business, square footage and projected vehicle trips.

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