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3.128.030 Director’s Powers and Duties.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 186898, effective November 19, 2014.)  The duties of the Director of the Office of Equity and Human Rights include, but are not limited to:

A.  Overall administration of the Office and supervision of its staff;

B.  Implementing the policy directives of the City Council and the Commissioner in Charge, and proposing policies and practices to achieve the purpose of the Office, and adopt administrative rules, procedures and forms to assist in implementing City policies;

C.  Developing an annual work plan to organize and prioritize the work of the Office;

D.  Working with the Human Rights Commission, the Portland Commission on Disability and all other City bureaus, offices, boards and commissions, as well as regional partners in government, business and the community, to increase equitable outcomes and reduce disparities;

E.  Recommending implementation strategies, accountability mechanisms, evaluation standards, and specific actions to the City Council that will achieve the goals of the Portland Plan Equity initiative, and other equity and human rights policies adopted by City Council;

F.  Providing reports to Council and the community annually and as requested.