Watch a Council Session
View Council meetings for the current week on the Council Agenda. Council meetings are live streamed on the City's YouTube channel, eGov PDX, and previous meetings are also available. Council meetings are cablecast live on City Net 30, Portland Community Media television (Xfinity channel 30 and 330 HD). CityNet is also available to watch live on the Open Signal website.
City Council meetings and work sessions are held in City Hall at 1221 SW Fourth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204. Council Chamber doors open to the public 15 minutes before the meeting starts, learn more about visiting City Hall to attend a Council Meeting.
Work sessions are public meetings facilitated by staff related to a specific topic. Information is presented to Council by staff and invited guests. Council does not vote or take any action because work sessions are information only. Public testimony is not taken. The public and press may attend all work sessions when held in person or watch the live broadcast online or on cable tv.
City Council meets in executive sessions to discuss matters including litigation and labor negotiations. Executive sessions are not broadcast or recorded and limited attendance is designated under Oregon Revised Statutes 192.660. Members of the press may contact the staff member listed on the meeting event to inquire about attending the executive session.
Public Hearings, Community Meetings, and Listening Sessions
City Council may host or attend a public hearing, community meeting, or listening session on a particular topic of community interest. The public and press may attend when held in person or remotely. If public testimony will be taken, details for how to participate will be provided on the meeting event.