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Equitable Contracting and Purchasing Commission Meeting Announcement

April 22, 2015

Equitable Contracting and Purchasing Commission Meeting Announcement


On February 25, 2015, City Council established the Equitable Contracting and Purchasing Commission by Ordinance No. 187030. The Commission will review and monitor Citywide contracting practices and advise City Council on efforts most directly related to increasing City contracts with minority- and women-owned businesses.

 The Commission’s initial meeting will be held on April 28, 2015, from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm in Pettygrove Room in City Hall located at 1221 SW Fourth Ave., Portland, OR 97204.

 The meeting agenda includes the following:

  • Welcome and introductions
  • Comments from Mayor Hales
  • Background on the City contracting
  • Commission purpose
  • Member Q&A
  • Meeting schedule
  • Public comment
  • Closing

 A request for an interpreter or assisted listening device for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to 503-823-4352 (TTY 503-823-6868). To request an accommodation, please contact Tawnya Harris at 503-823-4352 or

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