Face Covering Directive for City Facilities and Vehicles

Effective July 28, 2021, Portland CAO Tom Rinehart has issued a directive mandating the use of face coverings for everyone inside City facilities and vehicles. Check our face coverings page for more information.

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Section 2-512 Deletion of Charter Terms Referring to Masculine or Feminine Gender.

City Charter Section

Future amendments to the City Charter shall require the use of terms which are neither masculine nor feminine, unless the context of such Charter provision shall require otherwise.

The City Auditor, with approval of the City Attorney, shall be authorized to change the provisions of the City Charter to delete use of terms which are masculine or feminine, unless the context of such Charter provisions shall require otherwise.  [New sec. May 15, 1984; am. May 18, 1994; recodified Section 2-508 May 16, 2017, effective June 14, 2017.]

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