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Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC)

Public Meeting
The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is an advisory body representing those with interests in the outcomes of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes. Its meetings are regularly held on the third Thursday of the month from 8 to 10 a.m.
8:00 am 10:00 am
Available Online

If you do not have access to the internet from a home computer or mobile phone, we can provide accommodations for you to view a live video display of the DRAC meeting, including the ability to call in and provide testimony, from 1900 SW 4th Avenue in downtown Portland. This option for participation requires you to travel to a City building where we will provide a monitor for viewing and listening to the DRAC meeting. A phone number will be provided for you to call to provide comment or testimony. City staff will not be present at this viewing location.

If you require such accommodation, please contact Mark Fetters at 503-823-6351 by 8 a.m. the day before the DRAC meeting. Thank you.


8:00 – 8:10

DRAC Business

  • Review Nov. 17, 2022 DRAC Meeting Notes
  • New DRAC Member Eli Spevak
  • Paul Delsman, DRAC Chair
  • Mark Fetters, BDS


8:10 – 8:30

City Bureau Updates

  • Development Services Center Update
  • Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Project (RICAP) Update
  • David Kuhnhausen, BDS
  • Phil Nameny, BPS


8:30 – 9:00

City Commissioner Carmen Rubio

City Commissioner Carmen Rubio


9:00 – 9:20

Housing Production Work Plan

Christina Ghan, Mayor’s Office

Information / Discussion

9:20 – 9:50

BDS Budget Update

  • BDS Director’s Budget Memo
  • BDS FY 2023-24 Budget Update
  • BDS Budget Advisory Committee Update
  • DRAC Letter of Support for BDS Budget
  • Rebecca Esau, BDS Director
  • Kyle O’Brien, BDS
  • Sean Green, DRAC
  • Steve Lee, DRAC


9:50 – 10:00

2023 DRAC Chair / Vice Chair Elections

Mark Fetters, BDS


Meeting documents