ADM-8.03 - Public Records Requests

Policy Change
Effective Date
Effective Notes

Portland City Charter Section 2-506(a) authorizes the City Auditor to establish rules for the Auditor’s Office. The City Auditor proposes the following revised administrative rule for adoption:

ARA 8.03 Public Records Requests

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 March 25, 2022.

Comments may be:

Due to COVID-19, Auditor’s Office staff are working remotely and are not available to accept comments submitted in person or by mail.

Description of Change

The rule is revised for clarity. The revisions also include a new section listing seven guidelines for requesters to follow when submitting public records requests. These guidelines are based on state law and address issues that arise regularly during public records requests.

Code, Charter, Policy Effected