The City of Portland maintains high standards in both transparency and accountability. The following links provide financial information that satisfies those standards.
Budgets - The Adopted Budget is done annually and takes several months of preparation. The Budget is the financial guiding tool that helps match limited resources with needs identified by the citizens of Portland.
Annual Financial Reports - The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report provides a year-end re-count of the City's business transactions and other related financial information. An external auditor is engaged to perform an annual audit in which they review financial information, perform tests on internal controls, and provide comment.
Portland operates under the council / manager form of municipal government. With this structure, the City Council and Mayor are elected by the citizens, and the City Council and Mayor hire a professional administrator, known as the city manager, to execute council policy and manage the day-to-day operations of the city.
City Council Information
The Portland City Council is comprised of seven members. They include: