A. Advise the Council, the Commissioner and the Director on policy
matters pertaining to Portland Parks and Recreation, using the Parks 2020 Vision
as its guide.
B. Advise the Council, the Commissioner and the Director on the
preparation and contents of the annual Portland Parks and Recreation budget
C. Review plans and policies, either existing or being developed, by
other City bureaus, boards and commissions or by other government agencies, that
affect parks and recreation in the City of Portland, and advocate for the
advancement of parks, natural areas, open spaces and recreation facilities and
services in City and regional planning and design.
D. Engage in such public outreach, education and advocacy, to the
extent permitted by law, as the Board determines necessary or advisable in order
to provide a forum for public discussion and decision-making about park and
E. Prepare and submit to the Council an annual report which shall
summarize the Board’s activities during the year and which shall identify the
major issues facing Portland Parks and Recreation and the Board’s
recommendations for addressing them in the coming year.