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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for ARA 3.01 - Administration | May 2024

Public Notice
The City Auditor’s Office proposes updates to this administrative rule, which is available for public comment for thirty days before adoption.
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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Authority

Portland City Charter Section 2-506(a) authorizes the City Auditor to establish rules for the Office of the Auditor. Charter Section 2-506(b) authorizes the City Auditor to establish and administer human resources rules for the Auditor’ Office that are consistent with City human resources rules, except where the City Auditor determines, in writing, that a City human resources rule impairs the Auditor Office’s independence or duties. 

Therefore, the City Auditor’s Office proposes the revision of the below administrative rule, which is available for public comment for thirty days before adoption.

ARA 3.01 - Administration

About the changes

Proposed changes to ARA 3.01 include adding the ability for the City Auditor to temporarily adopt, for a period of 180 days, City human resource rules or policies by notifying affected employees. This procedure could only be applied for human resources rules or polices that expand employee benefits or opportunities.  This proposed amendment would promote consistency with the City’s human resource rules and policies and promote efficiency and ease of administration.


Submitting Comments

The City Auditor invites employees and the public to comment on the proposed revised rule. To be considered, comments must be received by 5:00 PM on June 3, 2024. Comments may be:


Reviewing the Proposed Rule

The proposed rule text can be found below. The full list of Adopted Rules for the Auditor's Office is available on the City of Portland website, or rules can be requested from the City Auditor's Office Operations Management division. 

View proposed rules: 


Questions

Please direct questions to AuditorsOffice@portlandoregon.gov

Contact

Auditor's Office

phone number503-823-4078Hours: We're open Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. We accept in-person visits Tuesday to Thursday at City Hall.

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