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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

FEBRUARY 2021: 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 revised administrative rule for adoption:

ARA 7.02 – COUNCIL CLERK POLICIES & PROCEDURES

Administrative Rule of the Auditor’s Office (“ARA”) 7.02 sets out the policies and procedures for the Council Clerk. The proposed revisions are for the purpose of clarifying and simplifying language related to public records, communications, public testimony on agenda items, and maintaining and updating City Code and Charter.

REVIEWING THE PROPOSED RULE - ARA 7.02:

The proposed revised ARA 7.02 is available online at www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/article/781069

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING COMMENTS FOR ARA 7.02:

The City Auditor invites City employees and the public to comment on the proposed revised rule. To be considered, comments must be received by 5:00 PM on March 13, 2021.


 JANUARY 2021: NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING

Portland City Charter Section 2-506(a) authorizes the City Auditor to establish rules for the Auditor’s Office. In addition, Code Section 3.77.110 H. authorizes the Ombudsman to adopt, amend, and rescind rules and regulations required for the discharge of the Ombudsman's duties.

The City Auditor proposes the following revised administrative rule for adoption:

ARA 6.01 – Ombudsman's Office Policies & Procedures

Administrative Rule of the Auditor’s Office (“ARA”) 6.01 sets out the Ombudsman’s Office policies and procedures. The proposed revisions are for the purpose of clarifying and simplifying language. 

REVIEWING THE PROPOSED RULE - ARA 6.01:

The proposed revised ARA 6.01 is available online at www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/article/780453

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING COMMENTS FOR ARA 6.01:

The City Auditor invites City employees and the public to comment on the proposed revised rule. To be considered, comments must be received by 5:00 PM on February 24, 2021.


HOW TO SUBMIT COMMENTS FOR ARA 7.02 OR ARA 6.01:

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.