Advisory groups are boards, commissions, and committees that advise City of Portland staff and officials.
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The Labor Management Benefits Committee is a collaborative group established within many of the City's unions, and is responsible for making healthcare plan design recommendations to City Council on an annual basis.
Representatives from neighborhood businesses, residents, and property owners, meets annually to recommend projects, programs, and services to be funded by meter revenue for the Lloyd Parking District.
Comprised of representatives from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), the Homestead Neighborhood Association, and a third party to serve as tiebreaker.
The Mechanical Board of Appeals determines the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction and provides for reasonable interpretations of the provisions of the Mechanical Code.
The Montgomery Park to Hollywood Project Working Group (MP2H PWG) serves as a ‘sounding board’ for the NW portion of the study, providing feedback to project staff and acting as communication links to community organizations.
The Portland Muslim Community Police Council was formed in March 2016 after recognizing the mutual need for the Muslim community and the police to engage with each other and work together.
The council (NACAC) provides a forum to discuss values such as sacredness of land, the importance of spiritual and cultural connection to heritage, and the recognition that Indigenous peoples have been here since time immemorial.
The New Portlanders Policy Commission works to integrate immigrant and refugee communities’ voices into the City of Portland's policies and decision-making. Commission members are immigrants, refugees, community advocates, and live, work, play, or pray in the City of Portland.
Oversees the implementation of the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy. The committee reports annually to City Council on goals and accomplishments achieved by the Housing Strategy.
This volunteer advisory board works to improve neighborhood livability by striking a balance between sound-generating activities related to construction, special events, and other issues, and the desire for livable communities.
The mission is to advise the City on transportation and parking issues in northwest and support a full range of transportation options within the context of neighborhood livability and economic vitality with the goal of efficiently managing parking and reducing reliance on single-occupancy vehicles.
This committee of diverse stakeholders is assembled by the City of Portland’s Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) and provides input and perspective on decisions affecting the Office of Management and Finance.
The Open and Accountable Elections Commission provides oversight, guidance, and input to the Open and Accountable Elections program. It is made up of volunteers from many different communities, all of whom provide their expertise on how small donor matching should operate in Portland elections
This committee is charged with reviewing proposals and selecting grant recipients for clean energy projects that will benefit communities of color and low-income households.
The purpose of the Portland Pedestrian Advisory Committee is to advise the city on all matters that encourage and enhance walking as a means of transportation, recreation, wellness, and environmental enhancement.
Information on PF&R's current and prior years' annual budgeting process.
The PSC has responsibility for the stewardship, development, and maintenance of the City's Comprehensive Plan, Climate Action Plan, and Zoning Code. By holding public hearings and discussing issues and proposals, the PSC develops recommendations to share with City Council.
The Plumbing Code Board of Appeals hears appeals of plumbing code issues which are appealed beyond the Administrative Appeals Board.
This committee is charged with holding the Portland Police Bureau accountable for achieving the objectives of their Racial Equity Plan.
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