Advisory Groups

Certified Advisory Bodies have submitted for approval to the Office of Community & Civic Life's Certified Advisory Body Program.

Certified Advisory Bodies distinguishes groups who have submitted formal documentation (such as bylaws) to the Office of Community & Civic Life and are formally recognized by the City of Portland.

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Annual budget advisory committee for the Office of the City Attorney.
Data is an essential asset for the City of Portland. Proper data management supports better analysis, leading to improved City services. This committee creates policies and best practices to ensure bureaus and offices are improving data management and formalizing our use and sharing of data.
The Civil Service Board consists of three commissioners appointed to voluntary positions by the Mayor under the City Charter, Chapter 4 - Civil Service. The commissioners are appointed to reflect the perspectives of labor, management and the general public.
Clean Air Construction Intergovernmental Oversight Committee ("CAC Committee") was established in October 2020, via an intergovernmental agreement, to oversee the implementation of the Clean Air Construction Standard.
The Coalition of Advisory Groups strengthens understanding through communication, support, and - where applicable - collaboration among duly recognized police advisory groups in the City of Portland.
The eight-member committee is made up of neighborhood, business, and community volunteers who review and provide input on treatment plant projects. Their goal is to ensure the treatment plant continues to be a good neighbor in the surrounding community.
Group providing feedback to PBOT on multimodal Columbia/Lombard Mobility Corridor Plan addressing safety, mobility, and access for freight, walking, bicycling, and transit both along the corridor (east/west) and across it (north/south). Plan goes before City Council for adoption in summer 2020.
The Community Budget Advisory Board consists of five members who are residents of the City of Portland and are nominated and confirmed by City Council. They serve staggered three-year terms and may be reappointed. They participate in Council budget deliberations.
Reviews and advises the way City staff engage with the public in land use and transportation planning. This is an important part of the City’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan Community Involvement Program, supporting the goals and policies of the Comprehensive Plan.
The DRAC Demolition Subcommittee and Task Force was formed to address issues regarding residential demolitions in the City.
The Design Commission provides leadership and expertise on urban design and architecture and advances the purpose of the Design overlay zone.
The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is a citizen advisory body, representing those with interests in the outcome of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes.
In June 2014, a small group of community stakeholders bloomed into the Digital Inclusion Network (DIN), a coalition of community organizations interested in raising awareness about digital equity barriers and developing solutions to bridging the digital divide.
The policy subcommittee of the Development Review Advisory Committee engages with City staff and provides input on proposed code changes and policy initiatives affecting the development review process.
The Electrical Code Board of Appeal hears appeals where an applicant is aggrieved by the findings of the Director.
Thirteen experts in their respective fields and/or with lived experience in these areas will advise on preliminary drafts of the EOA update, including a series of land use scenarios or policy choices, that will set our employment growth expectations for the next 20+ years.
The Fair Contracting Forum + supports the City's equitable contracting policies, processes, and outcomes. By fostering better contracting practices, the Forum contributes to increased transparency and fairness in how the City spends public money.
FHAC is the primary public forum for the discussion of fair housing in Portland, Multnomah County, and Gresham.
Sixteen-member oversight body ensuring accountability of 10-cent gas tax passed by voters in 2016 and 2020. Diverse group of Portlanders with budget and project management experience, broad interests within transportation space. Help oversee budget, projects, schedule, with PBOT project managers.
The Focused Intervention Team Community Oversight Group commenced in June 2021 in response to the gun violence crisis in Portland to work with the Focused Intervention Team (FIT) and assist with recommendations to reduce gun violence through prevention, intervention, and response.

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