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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

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1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 114, Portland, OR 97204

Find PI Resources for City Staff

CPIN is a series of networking and training sessions for citywide public involvement staff on best practices for working with the community. Over 40 staff from 15 different City bureaus are regularly attending networking sessions.

Get Involved in my Community

Toolbox of Resources for Citizen Involvement

Learn about PI Best Practices

This section includes resources created by the City of Portland as well as external resources. Tools are aimed at assisting City of Portland public involvement staff in their work.

Learn about PI Statement Required on City Council Resolutions and Ordinances (FIPIS)

This webpage provides an overview and background information on the new Impact Statement, line-by-line instructions, answers to frequently asked questions, samples of complete Impact forms, and links to additional resources and support.

Learn about Public Involvement Advisory Council

The Public Involvement Advisory Committee is a group of city employees and community volunteers that assists in developing guidelines, policies and supports implementation of public involvement principles.

Read Portland's Adopted Public Involvement Principles

Adopted unanimously by City Council in August 2010 - these principles set out what the public can expect from city government. Seven principles are listed and each include indicators and outcomes.