PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Mayor Charlie Hales delivered his final State of the City speech Friday at the Sentinel hotel in downtown Portland.
The event began at 12:15 p.m. at 614 SW 11th Avenue.
Traffic delays are expected throughout the city Friday as Bernie Sanders supporters line up for his 12:45 p.m. rally at the Moda Center.
Mayor Hales will reflect on the progress Portland has made over the last 3 years during his State of the City speech. He’ll also lay out what he hopes to accomplish before he leaves office.
Hales announced he would not be running for a second term back in October.
KOIN 6 News will have coverage of the State of the City speech later in the day.