(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 143364, 149583, 157639, 168911, and 172488
effective July 22, 1998.)
A. There hereby is created a Towing Board of Review, hereinafter
referred to as the Board, consisting of eight voting members and two nonvoting
members. A quorum of the Board shall consist of five voting members.
B. The voting members of the Board shall be: the Business License
Director or an appropriate designee; the Executive Director of the Port of
Portland or appropriate designee; the Chief of Police or an appropriate
designee; the Traffic Engineer or appropriate designee; the Sheriff of Multnomah
County or an appropriate designee; and three members of the general public with
no affiliation with the towing industry, appointed by the Mayor, subject to
confirmation by the City Council to serve for a period of 2 years. The Mayor
shall designate one of the eight voting members to serve as the Chair, who shall
so serve at the Mayor’s pleasure.
C. The two nonvoting members shall be representatives of the towing
industry appointed by the Mayor to serve for 1 year subject to confirmation by
D. All members of the Board shall serve without pay, except that they
may receive their regular salary during the time spent on matters of the Board.
A vacancy on the board shall be filled in accordance with the appointment
procedures described above.
E. If any member of the Board is absent from more than three regularly
scheduled meetings of the Board during a single calendar year, without having
notified the Chair in advance of such absence, such member shall be deemed to
have resigned from the Board and the position shall thereafter be vacant and
subject to appointment.