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The City of Portland, Oregon

Neighborhood Involvement

Building inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

ONI Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

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


Public Involvement Advisory Council (PIAC) meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of the month* from 5:30 to 8 PM. Meetings are held at Portland City Hall, 1221 SW 4th Ave. In general, PIAC meets as a large group for half of the meeting and moves into small group meetings for the other half of the meeting.  For more information, contact Ashley Horne at 503-823-5202.

 If you would like to be added to the PIAC Email Notification List for meeting announcements, please email Ashley Horne and write "Subscribe to PIAC Email list" in the subject line. You will receive a confirmation email once you have been added.

Upcoming PIAC Meetings


Tuesday, June 5, 2018

5:30 - 8:00 PM

Lovejoy Room, City Hall - 2nd floor

1221 SW 4th Ave.


5:30    Welcome, Introductions, and Review of the Agenda

  • Introductions: Name, bureau, and/or community organization affiliation(s)


5:40    Review and Approve Meeting Notes

  • April 2018


5:50    PIAC Coordinating Committee (CC) Report

  • PIAC policy initiatives
  • ABC policy implementation – PIAC beta tester
  • Boards and Commissions support
  • Membership recruitment


6:00    Public Comment


6:10    Citywide Public Involvement Best Practices Program Report

  • ABC Policy Implementation Plan Update
  • Bureau Racial Equity Plan
  • Institutional Consultations and Partnerships


6:20    Workgroups Reports

  • Inclusive and Equitable Community Engagement Definition + Guidance Workgroup
    • Draft definition
    • Calendaring and coordination
  • Community Impact Assessment Tool Workgroup
    • Examples
    • Calendaring and coordination
  • Boards and Commissions Workgroup
    • ABC Policy Cross-walk
    • Meeting details
  • Public Involvement Planning Template Workgroup
    • Update
    • Meeting details


7:00    Workgroup Breakouts

  • Instructions and prompts
  • Asses and reset roles if needed
  • Workplans & delegation of “homework”


8:00    Adjourn        



  • Dinner provided by: Thai Chili Jam
  • Parking validated for Smart Park garages (closest is at SW 1st & SW Jefferson)
  • Transit passes available


2016 Meeting Notes

PIAC meeting notes for 2016

2015 Meeting Notes

PIAC meeting notes for 2015

PIAC Calendar

Calendar of events for PIAC

2008 Meeting Notes

PIAC notes from 2008