On March 31, 2022, the Portland Charter Commission preliminarily agreed on a package of reforms to advance to voters. All 20 charter commission members supported the package, which would recommend three major changes:
The commission will release the drafted charter amendment language on May 3. The public hearings are opportunities for community members to provide input on the proposed amendments. The commission will provide an educational presentation at the beginning of each public hearing on the proposed amendments and upcoming steps in the charter review process. For more information, visit: www.portland.gov/omf/charter-review-commission.
The public comment period closes at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 30. The public may comment via: