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3.76.010 Definitions.

In this Chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

A.  “Agency” means a department, bureau, office, commission, board, public corporation or other organizational unit created by the Council of the City of Portland.

B.  “Record” or “City record” means any recorded information, regardless of physical form or characteristic, prepared, owned, used or retained in connection with the transaction of official business and preserved or appropriate for preservation by an agency as evidence of the organization, function, policies, decisions, procedures, operations or other activities of the City of Portland or because of the informational value in it.  The term does not include library and museum material developed or acquired and preserved solely for reference or exhibition purposes, extra copies of documents preserved solely for convenience of reference, or stocks of publications. These records are public property, subject to Oregon Public Records Law and to the records management requirements established by this Code.