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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

Currently Open Recruitments


Board Spotlight:

  •  Noise Review Board: Join one of the few advisory bodies where community members make the decisions on noise permits (we call this a quasi-judicial advisory body). Neighbors located east of I-205 and East Portland are strongly encouraged to apply. Apply to join the Noise Review Board and help develop long term ways to support the livability for communities.

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Staff: The Advisory Body must be in compliance with the new bylaws policy before recruiting members. It is important that bylaws are updated to bring all groups into compliance with State Laws around Public Meetings, Public Records, Public Officials and more. The Advisory Bodies Program has a template that has been pre-approved by the City Attorney's Office for the minimum requirements to compliance. Please visit this website to view templates and instructions.

If you are a staff liaison who has already submitted your approved, updated bylaws, please visit this website for recruitment posting instructions.


Development Services Adjustment Committee

Open until filled (First review November 22)

Development Services Boards

All BDS boards are open until filled

Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission

Applications under review

Noise Review Board

Open until filled.

Portland Children’s Levy Allocation Committee

Re-opened. Open until filled.

Waste Equity Advisory Group

Applications Due November 17 at 11pm