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Individuals will be called to testify on agenda items in the order listed (subject to change).
Provide testimony on a specific agenda item, sign up for a Communication, submit written testimony, or provide feedback on policy or actions of the City of Portland to a member of Council.
Search for documents and audio recordings from Council meetings.
Information about the City of Portland history, form of government, elections, Council meetings, and the Council Agenda.
The Mayor and Commissioners serve as administrators of City departments, individually overseeing bureaus and carrying out policies approved by the Council. Bureau and liaison assignments are determined by the Mayor. Bureau directors are responsible for managing operations within their departments.

Sign up for a Communication

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Members of the public may sign up in advance for a Communication spot on the agenda. Communications allow members of the public to address Council for three minutes about a topic of their choosing. Communications are the first item heard at the Wednesday morning meeting and five spots are available.

Sign up for A Communication

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Communications provide an opportunity for members of the public to address Council for 3 minutes on a topic of their choice.
Subscribe to receive weekly City Council Agenda emails from the Council Clerk and information from the different divisions and services of the Auditor's Office.
Written testimony will be distributed to members of Council and added to the public record if received before Council votes unless otherwise stated during the meeting or on the agenda. Written testimony is not read out loud during the meeting and is accepted on resolutions, reports and ordinances. 
City Council holds regular weekly meetings on Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. with Wednesday and Thursday afternoon sessions as needed. Council also meets for work sessions, executive sessions, and other notable meetings where information is presented and discussed, but no legislative action is taken.
View Auditor Hull Caballero's Fiscal Year 2022-23 budget proposal.

Written Testimony for Agenda Items

City of Portland Website
View written testimony submissions for current agenda items. Written testimony is shared with members of Council. Testimony is archived as a part of the record after Council acts on the item.

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