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Office of Management & Finance


Phone: 503-823-5157

Arts Tax: 503-865-4278

111 SW Columbia St, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97201

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Committee purpose and responsibilities

The Committee (AOC) is charged with reviewing the expenditures, progress and outcomes of the Arts Education & Access Fund and reporting their findings annually to City Council. 

AOC will interact with the Mayor’s office, Revenue Bureau, Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC), Creative Advocacy Network (CAN), the Portland area public school districts and others as needed to fulfill its work. AOC will receive information and be a checkpoint for the implementation of the Arts Access and Education Tax and to review, comment and advise the above mentioned organizations.

AOC will meet at least twice annually.

AOC will provide an Annual Report and other reports as may be deemed necessary to City Council.