Bringing Your Tax Dollars Back to Gresham

Water Meter ProjectThe City applies for grant money to bring your tax money back to Gresham, allowing us to make additional improvements and provide jobs. Here are some examples of improvements made with these resources:

Community-Oriented Policing Services Hiring Recovery Program

The Community-Oriented Police Services (COPS) Hiring Recovery Program was funded with a $1.5 million grant, and provided the City with six new police officers.

Read more about the COPS Hiring Recovery Program.

Smart Water Meters: Automated Meter Infrastructure Project

Funding sources for the automated meter infrastructure project included $2 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act money.

Read more about smart water meters.

Fire Station Seismic Upgrades

The City’s fire station seismic upgrades were completed with the help of a $680,000 grant from FEMA and the State of Oregon.