3.27.010 Purpose.

City Code Section

(Amended by Ordinance 190226, effective January 8, 2021.) 

  1. The Portland Parks and Recreation (PP&R) Board is established for the following purposes: to ensure that the vision and recommendations of the Parks 2020 Vision, other PP&R strategic initiatives adopted by the City Council and the values of diversity, equity and inclusion are at the forefront of discussions about park and recreation issues and trends over time, in all areas of the city; to advocate for parks and recreation on a city and regional basis to ensure that parks, natural areas, open spaces and recreation facilities are advanced in city and regional planning and design; to provide continuity when transitions occur in the leadership of Portland Parks and Recreation and on the City Council; to provide a forum for public discussion and decision-making about park issues, bringing a city-wide and long-term perspective to neighborhood-based issues.

Upcoming and Recent Changes

Ordinance Number 190226

Effective Date