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Enhanced Services Districts: New Tools to Support a Changing City – Venture Portland Training
As Portland continues its growth into a major metropolis, it faces both new opportunities and challenges. Business districts must be nimble to ensure the economic prosperity of their members and maintain a clean and safe environment. An Enhanced Services District (ESD) is a tool that business and property owners can use to fund improvements that go above and beyond City services. Learn from districts that have successfully implemented an ESD, how to avoid common pitfalls, get buy-in and start mapping out a plan to take your district to the next level.