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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

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3.22.020 Organized by Council - Subject to Civil Service.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 160883, effective June 9, 1988.)  Portland Fire & Rescue of the City shall be organized by the Council and the members appointed as provided by the Charter, subject to the Civil Service rules of the Charter, and thereafter, subject to the restrictions contained in the Charter.  All the powers of the City connected with and incident to the appointment, discipline, and government of its Portland Fire & Rescue shall be vested in the Commissioner In Charge of Portland Fire & Rescue .