GENERAL INFORMATION: 503-823-7404
1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Portland Water Bureau Budget Advisory Committee Meeting on December 11, 2013 CANCELLED
The BAC Meeting on Wednesday, December 11, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM has been cancelled. Please direct any questions to Tim Hall, Public Information Manager, at 503-823-6926 or 503-381-0056.
The Portland Water Bureau has begun work on the development of its Fiscal Year 2014-2015 budget. The bureau is excited to develop a budget that allows it to continue to provide good customer service and clean, safe drinking water to residents and businesses within the metropolitan area.
A Budget Advisory Committee (BAC) is working with Water Bureau Administrator David Shaff and bureau directors and managers to develop the annual budget per City of Portland guidelines. The bureau has brought together representatives of key stakeholders, including members of the community, Portland Utility Review Board, and labor representatives who work in the bureau.
Together, these members and staff review, discuss, deliberate and work to develop a consensus budget that balances the infrastructure and service needs of a 117-year old water system, complies with state and federal regulations relating to clean water, and is understanding of the continuing recessionary economic challenges facing residents and businesses throughout the service delivery area.
The BAC will begin meeting in October 2013. All meetings will be open to the public, and there is an opportunity for public comment.
For more information, contact Tim Hall, Community Involvement & Information Manager, at (503) 823-6926 or Tim.Hall@portlandoregon.gov.
BAC Meeting Handouts & Other Documents
Meeting Agendas & minutes
Portland City Council Work Session on September 24, 2013