Find City Council Meeting Records

Information
Two white icons on a patterned orange background. The icons show a magnifying glass next to a box with paper sticking out of it.
Search for documents and audio recordings from Council meetings.
On this page

Many Council records are available in Efiles, the City of Portland online records database. Efiles is used by the Auditor's Office to make available online City records such as ordinances, resolutions, City Council minutes, historical documents and photographs. Council meeting records starting July 1, 2021 are also available directly on the weekly Council agenda. Email the Council Clerk at councilclerk@portlandoregon.gov with any questions.

Need help help searching Efiles? Click the button below for guidance.

How to search Efiles 

Minutes

Search for Minutes in Efiles

Council meeting minutes are available in Efiles from 1990 - present. Contact Archives & Records Management for assistance with records prior to 1990. 

Agendas

Search for Agendas in Efiles

Council meeting agendas are available in Efiles from 1985 - present. Contact Archives & Records Management for assistance with records prior to 1985. 

Ordinances

Search for Ordinances in Efiles

Council Ordinances are available in Efiles from June 24, 2009 - present. Contact Archives & Records Management for assistance with records prior to June 2009. 

Resolutions

Search for Resolutions in Efiles

Council Resolutions are available in Efiles from August 16, 2006 - present. Contact Archives & Records Management for assistance with records prior to August 2006. 

Reports, Proclamations, Communications, and Presentations

Search for additional Council meeting documents in Efiles

Audio Recordings - Council Meetings & Work Sessions

Search for Council meeting audio recordings in Efiles

Search for work session audio recordings in Efiles