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Mayor Ted Wheeler Announces Bureau Assignments

Mayor Ted Wheeler

January 3, 2016
Contact: Michael Cox 503-823-6593

Mayor Ted Wheeler Announces Bureau Assignments
Approach relies on experience of commissioners to solve challenges together

PORTLAND, OR – Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler today announced bureau assignments. Under Portland’s commission form of government, the mayor has the responsibility of assigning bureaus to commissioners to manage.

“My goal in assigning bureaus is to rely on the experience and interests of each commissioner to achieve real results on behalf of Portlanders,” said Wheeler. “Portland government can be siloed. That prevents teamwork. I want to get commissioners and bureaus to work together like never before.”

Bureau assignments are as follows. The executive order is attached.

• Portland Police Bureau
• Portland Housing Bureau
• Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
• Office of Equity and Human Rights
• Portland Bureau of Emergency Management
• City Budget Office
• City Attorney
• Government Relations
• Office of Management & Finance
• Portland Development Commission
Liaison Responsibilities
• Travel Portland
• Regional Emergency Management Group (REMG)
• Home Forward
• A Home for Everyone (with Commissioner Eudaly)
• Local Public Safety Coordinating Council
• Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission
• Portland Community Media
• Office of Neighborhood Involvement
• Bureau of Development Services
Liaison Responsibilities
• A Home for Everyone (with Mayor Wheeler)
• Bureau of Environmental Services
• Portland Water Bureau
Liaison Responsibilities
• Regional Arts & Culture Council
• Rose Festival Foundation
• Portland Utility Review Board
• Portland Parks & Recreation
• Bureau of Emergency Communications
Liaison Responsibilities
• League of Cities (with Mayor Wheeler)
• Metro Policy Advisory Committee (MPAC)
• Portland Parks Foundation
• Urban Forestry Commission
• Portland Fire & Rescue
• Portland Bureau of Transportation
• Fire & Police Disability & Retirement
Liaison Responsibilities
• Portland Children’s Levy
• Multnomah Youth Commission
• Portland Streetcar, Inc.
• Portland Mall Management, Inc.
• Portland Aerial Tram Board
• Joint Policy Advisory Committee on Transportation (JPACT)