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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING

Portland City Charter Section 2-506(a) authorizes the City Auditor to establish rules for the Auditor’s Office. The City Auditor proposes the following administrative rule for adoption:

ARA 3.17 - Community Relationship-Building

Auditor’s Office Administrative Rule (“ARA”) 3.17 sets forth requirements for the Auditor’s Office’s Community Relationship-Building pilot. Community Relationship-Building allows eligible Auditor’s Office employees to use paid work time to provide qualifying services to community-based organizations. Community Relationship-Building is intended to complement the Auditor’s Office’s more traditional outreach, networking, and relationship-building efforts, and:

• Advance the Auditor’s Office’s equity and communication plan goals of building partnerships with community-based organizations;

• Raise community awareness about the services and information available from the Auditor’s Office, with a focus on historically underserved communities; and

• Provide services that enhance and serve the communities in the Portland area.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING COMMENTS:

The City Auditor invites employees and the public to comment on the proposed rule. To be considered, comments must be received by 5:00 PM on August 3, 2020.


HOW TO SUBMIT COMMENTS:

Comments may be:

Submitted electronically at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/75254

Emailed to: auditorsoffice@portlandoregon.gov

To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and limit exposure for vulnerable populations, Auditor’s Office staff members are working remotely and are not available to accept comments submitted in person or by mail.