Public Appeal Hearing - September 7, 2022


Date and Time
Wed, Sep. 7, 2022
1:00 –– 2:00 pm


John B Yeon Annex


1600 SE 190th Ave
Portland , OR 97233
United States

Columbia Room (1st Floor)

Event description


LOCATION: John B. Yeon Annex (Multnomah County Land Use Planning), 1st floor, Columbia Room


View Hearing Livestream


1:00 PM - Johnston, Christina (101151)


  • ACO Brian Wammack
  • Justine Stinnette

The County will be represented by Attorney David Blankfeld

About Public Appeal Hearings

Multnomah County Ordinance provides that an Animal Services Hearings Officer shall hold a public hearing on any properly filed appeal to Notices of Infraction (NOI), or Potentially Dangerous Animal Classifications.

Defendants or counsel can provide the names and e-mail addresses of witnesses to appear, or any guests to attend the hearing in support of the defendant to Nicole Hagen (, and an invitation to the in-person or virtual hearing will be provided by e-mail. 

Failure to appear at a scheduled hearing for your case may result in forfeiture of any right to any further appeal for the related violation or determination.

Hearings are open for public attendance.

Hearing Days & Times

  • Public Appeal Hearings are held on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 1 pm

Rules of Conduct for Public Appeal Hearings

  • No recording of the hearing by any unauthorized persons.
  • Participants and witnesses must remain on mute (if virtual), or silent unless they are testifying, questioning witnesses or answering questions.
  • Only one person shall speak at a time.
  • No profanity or abusive behavior will be tolerated. Violators may be removed from the hearing.

To submit evidence for hearings

  • E-mail photos, documents, or other relevant files to Nicole Hagen at 
  • Reference the case number in the e-mail subject line and body
  • Evidence must be submitted by 5 pm on the day before the hearing. All evidence will be distributed by e-mail on the day of the hearing to:
    • The hearings officer
    • The defendant and their legal counsel
    • The county representative
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