Fish taps former state executive for environmental bureau

Former state and Metro executive Michael Jordan has been chosen to lead the city's Bureau of Environmental Services.

Former Oregon and Metro executive Michael Jordan has been appointed to head the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services.

Commissioner Nick Fish, who is in charge of BES, announced the appointment Friday morning. BES operates the city's sewer system and stormwater management programs. It is supported primary by sewer charges and stormwater management fees.