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Portland Water Bureau

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1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 600, Portland, OR 97204

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FY 2014-15 Budget Process & Documents

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

BAC Supporting Documents - FY 2014-15

BAC Meeting Handouts & Other Documents