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Chapter 3.107 Water Quality Advisory Committee

- Note
(Added by Ordinance No. 161853, effective May 27, 1989.)

3.107.010 Created - Appointment.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 168939, effective June 14, 1995.) There hereby is created the Water Quality Advisory Committee. The Committee shall consist of nine members, appointed by the Commissioner In Charge of the Bureau of Water Works and confirmed by the Council. Appointments shall be for terms of 3 years except that 4 of the initial appointments shall be for terms of 2 years. When a vacancy occurs, the Commissioner In Charge shall appoint and the Council shall confirm a member to fill a new 3-year term. The Commissioner In Charge of the Bureau of Water Works may remove a member from the Committee at any time, subject to approval by the Council. The Commissioner In Charge of the Bureau of Water Works shall appoint members to the Committee with expertise or association in areas such as water quality, water treatment, public health policy, the environmental community, civic and business organizations, major industrial or commercial users, neighborhood associations and the public at large of which at least 3 members shall have relevant technical expertise. Committee members may serve a maximum of two 3-year terms, with the 4 appointees serving the initial terms of 2 years to serve a total maximum of 5 years. Within the maximum service limit of 6 years the Council may extend, for a period of less than 3 years, the terms of committee members who were appointed to serve or who have served the balance of a retiring committee member’s term. All members shall serve without compensation from the City.


3.107.020 Duties.

The Committee shall act in an advisory capacity to the City Council through the Commissioner In Charge of the Bureau of Water Works as follows:

A. The Committee shall have the authority to offer policy advice to the Council and the Bureau of Water Works on issues such as management of the Bull Run Watershed, protection of groundwater quality, and other related water quality issues.

B. The Committee shall have the authority to issue periodic reports to the Council and the Bureau of Water Works.

C. The Committee shall have the authority to inform the public at large and take public testimony before offering policy advice to the Council and the Bureau of Water Works.


3.107.030 Meetings.

The Committee shall have the authority to conduct public meetings to gather input; the Committee shall provide for notification no less than 5 days prior to the meeting to the general public.


3.107.040 Chairperson.

A chairperson shall be elected annually from among the Committee members by a majority vote of a quorum. The Chairperson shall serve for a period of 1 year. A vacancy in the Chairperson’s position shall be filled from among Committee members by majority vote of a quorum as soon as practical after the vacancy occurs.


3.107.050 Rules - Quorum.

The Committee shall establish its own rules and provide procedures for consideration or action on all matters before the Committee. Such rules and procedures may be adopted and amended only upon an affirmative vote of five or more Committee members. Election of officers and regular business shall be passed upon by the majority of a quorum. Not less than five members shall constitute a quorum. Each member shall be entitled to one vote. Provisions shall be made for public participation in Committee meetings.


3.107.060 Staff.

The Committee shall be staffed by personnel from the Bureau of Water Works and such additional staff or consultants as may be deemed necessary by the City Council for the committee to fulfill its responsibilities.


Title 3
Chapter 3.02 Council Organization and Procedure
Chapter 3.04 Subpoena Powers
Chapter 3.05 City Auditor's Audit Services Division
Chapter 3.06 Departments, Bureaus and Divisions Generally
Chapter 3.08 Treasurer
Chapter 3.10 Office of City Attorney
Chapter 3.12 Bureau of Transportation
Chapter 3.13 Bureau of Environmental Services
Chapter 3.15 Office of Management and Finance
Chapter 3.16 City Budget Office
Chapter 3.18 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.20 Bureau of Police
Chapter 3.21 City Auditor's Independent Police Review Division
Chapter 3.22 Portland Fire & Rescue
Chapter 3.24 Portland Water Bureau
Chapter 3.26 Bureau of Parks
Chapter 3.27 Portland Parks and Recreation Board
Chapter 3.28 Bureau of Health
Chapter 3.30 Bureau of Development Services
Chapter 3.32 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.33 Bureau of Planning and Sustainability
Chapter 3.34 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.36 Portland Housing Bureau
Chapter 3.38 Portland Housing Advisory Commission (PHAC)
Chapter 3.40 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.44 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.46 Bureau of Insect Control
Chapter 3.52 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.53 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.54 Loss Control and Prevention
Chapter 3.57 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.58 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.60 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.62 Boxing Commission
Chapter 3.64 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.66 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.67 Performing Arts Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.68 Formal Japanese Garden Commission
Chapter 3.70 Pittock Mansion Advisory Commission
Chapter 3.71 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.72 Committee on Claims
Chapter 3.74 Oaths of Office
Chapter 3.76 Public Records
Chapter 3.77 Office of the Ombudsman
Chapter 3.78 Acquisition of County Property for Park Purposes
Chapter 3.80 Special Permits
Chapter 3.82 Officer and Employee Bonds
Chapter 3.84 City Owned Motor Vehicle Accident Reports
Chapter 3.86 Golf Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.88 Investment Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.90 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.92 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.94 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.95 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.96 Office of Neighborhood Involvement
Chapter 3.98 Towing Board of Review
Chapter 3.99 Fair Wage Policies
Chapter 3.100 Equal Opportunity
Chapter 3.101 Property Tax Exemption for Low Income Housing Held by Charitable Non-Profit Organizations
Chapter 3.102 Property Tax Exemption for New Construction of Single-Unit Housing in Homebuyer Opportunity Areas
Chapter 3.103 Property Tax Exemption for Multiple-Unit Housing Development
Chapter 3.104 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.105 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.106 Exposition-Recreation Commission
Chapter 3.107 Water Quality Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.110 Bureau of Hydroelectric Power
Chapter 3.111 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.112 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.114 Office for Community Technology
Chapter 3.115 Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission
Chapter 3.116 Waterways Advisory Committee
Chapter 3.120 (Repealed)
Chapter 3.122 Economic Improvement Districts
Chapter 3.123 Portland Utility Review Board
Chapter 3.124 Portland Bureau of Emergency Management
Chapter 3.125 Disaster Policy Council
Chapter 3.126 Emergency Management Steering Committee
Chapter 3.127 Bureau of Portland Fire and Police Disability and Retirement
Chapter 3.128 Office of Equity and Human Rights
Chapter 3.129 Human Rights Commission