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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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Representing a broad set of community and business perspectives, this working group offers strategic advice to the PBOT Director and project staff to help them successfully implement projects recommended in the Central City in Motion plan.
Every 10 years, the City Council convenes a Charter Commission to review and recommend amendments to the City of Portland Charter (City's Constitution). The Charter Commission is an independent body that sets its own scope of work.
The eleven-member committee was created in 2001 to help improve police accountability, promote higher standards of police services, and increase public confidence. Volunteer CRC members are appointed by City Council.
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 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 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.
Commission on Disability
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.
The CEIC is an advisory and review body for compliance and equity efforts on City-owned projects between $10 and $25 million, the threshold that applies to projects subject to the Community Equity and Inclusion Plan. They also advise the City on priorities for COEP funding.
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.
Committee to advise the Deferred Compensation program.
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 Committee will work with city staff to develop a parking management plan and parking permit pilot program for the Richmond Neighborhood area. The resulting plan will need to be voted in by affected residents and adopted by City Council first before being implemented.
The Electrical Code Board of Appeals hears appeals where an applicant is aggrieved by the findings of the Director.
FHAC is the primary public forum for the discussion of fair housing in Portland, Multnomah County, and Gresham.
Sixteen-member oversight body that ensures accountability of 10-cent gas tax passed in May 2016. Diverse group of Portlanders with budget and project management experience, broad interests within transportation space. Help oversee budget, projects, schedule, with PBOT project managers.

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