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Reappoint Samuel Rodriguez to the Building Code Board of Appeal for term to expire June 2, 2026

Accepted

As Mayor, I request Council confirmation of the following reappointment to the Building Code Board of Appeal.

The Building Code Board of Appeal consists of 3 regular members and 3 alternates. All members must be qualified by experience and training to make decisions on matters pertaining to building code issues. I am recommending a candidate for reappointment to a position as an alternate on the Building Code Board of Appeal for 3-year term running from June 3, 2023 through June 2, 2026.

AppointmentMembership Category2nd Full Term
Sam RodriguezArchitect / BuilderJune 3, 2023 - June 2, 2026

Biography: 

Sam Rodriguez has over 20 years of experience as a real estate developer and architect.  He is the managing director of Mill Creek Residential Trust, and is a LEED-accredited architect.  He has worked on numerous high-profile projects over the years, including the MAC Club and the Savier Street Flats.

Statement of Interest:

“I love the opportunity to help the city anyway I can with my expertise. I find participating in advisory groups like this as much a giving as a learning opportunity.”

This candidate brings a wealth of expertise and experience to the Building Code Board of Appeal in support of the Bureau of Development Services, the other City development bureaus, the development community, and all Portlanders.

With this appointment, all the positions on the Board will remain filled.  

Ted Wheeler

Mayor 

Impact Statement

Purpose of Proposed Legislation and Background Information

The Building Code Board of Appeal consists of three regular members and three alternates. All members must be qualified by experience and training to make decisions on matters pertaining to building code issues.

Financial and Budgetary Impacts

The Building Code Board of Appeal appointments and reappointments are citizen-volunteer positions, so no revenue or expenses are incurred by this legislation.

Community Impacts and Community Involvement

The Building Code Board of Appeal consists of three regular members and three alternates. All members must be qualified by experience and training to make decisions on matters pertaining to building code issues.

With these appointments, all the positions on the Board will remain filled.

100% Renewable Goal

This legislation appoints citizen volunteers to serve on the Building Code Board of Appeal and will therefore have no impact on the City’s energy use. This legislation neither contributes to nor detracts from the City’s goal of meeting 100% of community-wide energy needs with renewable energy by 2050.

Agenda Items

Confirmed

  • Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
  • Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
  • Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
  • Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
  • Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

Requested Agenda Type

Consent

Date and Time Information

Requested Council Date