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Advisory Groups

Advisory groups are boards, commissions, and committees that advise City of Portland staff and officials.

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Adjustment Committee

The Adjustment Committee, authorized under Portland City Code 33.710.070, reviews adjustment requests to the development standards of Title 33 [Planning and Zoning Regulations]. The Adjustment Committee consists of seven members, none of whom may hold public elective office.

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Affordable Housing Stakeholder Advisory Committee

Partner organizations working together to advance the community-based housing initiative.

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Alternative Technology Advisory Committee

The Alternative Technology Advisory Committee, authorized under Portland City Code 24.10.087, assists the Bureau of Development Services in reviewing innovate sustainable building technologies and methods for compliance with the Building Code requirements.

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Board of Trustees

Advisory group for FPDR

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Bond Oversight Committee

The official body appointed by City Council to monitor the implementation of the 2016 Portland Housing Bond.

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BPS Budget Advisory Committee

Informs and advises on how BPS prioritizes its resources to achieve desired community outcomes through an annual budgeting process.

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Budget Advisory Committee

The primary purpose of the BAC is to evaluate the bureau’s budget request in light of the City’s budget directions, the bureau’s financial resources, and customers’ needs. The BAC submits recommendations to the BDS Director.

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Building Code Board of Appeals

The Building Code Board of Appeals hears appeals of building code issues which are appealed beyond the Administrative Appeals Board.

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Bull Run Site Advisory Group

The Bull Run Filtration Site Advisory Group meets monthly to discuss details and opportunities for the Bull Run Filtration Project.

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Business Operations Leadership

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Commission on Disability

Commission on Disability

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Community Budget Advisors

The Community Budget Advisory Board consists of five members who are residents of the City of Portland and are nominated and confirmed by City Council. They serve staggered three-year terms and may be reappointed. They participate in Council budget deliberations.

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Community Involvement Committee

Reviews and advises the way City staff engage with the public in land use and transportation planning. This is an important part of the City’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan Community Involvement Program, supporting the goals and policies of the Comprehensive Plan.

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Deferred Compensation Committee

Committee to advise the Deferred Compensation program.

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Design Commission

The Design Commission, authorized under Portland City Code 33.710.050, provides leadership and expertise on urban design and architecture and on maintaining and enhancing Portland's historical and architectural heritage.

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Development Review Advisory Committee

The Development Review Advisory Committee (DRAC) is a citizen advisory body, representing those with interests in the outcome of policies, budgets, regulations, and procedures that affect development review processes.

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Electrical Code Board of Appeals

The Electrical Code Board of Appeals hears appeals where an applicant is aggrieved by the findings of the Director.

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Fair Housing Advocacy Committee

FHAC is the primary public forum for the discussion of fair housing in Portland, Multnomah County, and Gresham.

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Finance Committee

The Finance Committee has continued to meet each year to review and discuss financial projections and financial modeling methodology as part of the budget planning process.

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Floating Structures Board of Appeals

The Floating Structures Board of Appeals assists in determining the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction, and provides for reasonable interpretation of the provision of Title 28.

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