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Office of Management & Finance

Bureau of Financial Services

Financial Services has been re-organized under the office of the CAO

Phone: 503-823-5288

Fax: 503-823-5384

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Rm 1250, Portland, OR 97204

General Information


The City of Portland issues a variety of debt to raise capital for construction projects, for the acquisition of equipment and facilities, and to refinance existing debt. Major categories of outstanding debt include Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bonds, General Fund Supported Bonds, and Revenue Bonds. The City also has entered into other financing arrangements with financial institutions, the State of Oregon, and other public bodies for energy improvements, building purchases, and other projects. 

The issuance of debt is guided by formally adopted policies, which may be viewed by clicking on the links below.




Debt Policy

Information about and a link to the City's debt policy.

Interest Rate Swap Policy

Information about and a link to the City's interest rate swap policy.

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