The Council's Ad Hoc Rules Committee exists to review the Council's operational rules to ensure clarity and consistency.
The Council Rules of Procedure were amended on June 16, 2022 with Resolve 15-21/22, which adds the Ethics Committee to the Council's Standing Committees. Along with Resolve 12-21/22 that approved the City Council's new Code of Ethics, these changes create a system to address any ethics complaints received by the City Council in the future.
The Finance Committee reviews the city manager’s recommended operating and capital budgets and the school superintendent’s operating budget and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding those budgets.
This committee develops policy recommendations that will improve and enhance the quality of life, health, and safety of all Portland residents and visitors.
This Committee develops and recommends to the City Council policies that will promote balanced development in the city including residential, commercial, and industrial uses.
This committee is charged with advancing council policy initiatives before federal, state, and regional governments and oversee hiring of board appointments.
The committee will establish policies - with an emphasis on sustainability principles and energy conservation - regarding the design, construction, maintenance, and use (both by city agencies and noncity parties) of all public facilities and infrastructure owned and/or controlled by the city.