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About Metro

An elected regional government, Metro helps you make the region an extraordinary place to live, work and play. Metro serves more than 1.5 million residents in Clackamas, Multnomah and Washington counties and the 25 cities in the Portland region.

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Metro Council

Meet the Metro Council. They're working hard to make the region a great place to live, work and play...Go

Office of the Auditor

The Metro Auditor, elected regionwide, is responsible for conducting performance audits and oversight of Metro's annual financial statements...Go

Committees, partners and public participation

Metro is a regional roundtable where leaders, experts and the people of the region come together to shape our future. Find out about Metro's advisory committees, government partners and opportunities to participate...Go

Mission, charter and code

Learn about the Metro Council's results-oriented goals and the agency's history as the only directly elected regional government in the country. Read the Metro Charter and the Metro Code...Go

Finances and funding

Find out how Metro is funded and how money is spent. Explore the Metro Council’s plans to grow the regional economy...Go

Management and work teams

Meet the chief operating officer, learn about Metro's structure and find contact information for work team directors and other key staff...Go

How are we doing?

Learn about the region’s progress in programs for recycling, solid waste, and watershed health. Get reports from the auditor, read the bond measures annual report, and more...Go

Public records request

Metro is committed to transparency and customer service in its policy and practice regarding public records requests. Choose one of these options to view or request public records...Go

Metro respects civil rights

In order to ensure that your civil rights are protected, Metro follows Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Executive Order on Environmental Justice and the social equity elements of the region's values statements... Go

Diversity at Metro

Learn about diversity at Metro and the plan that was developed as a blueprint to uphold Metro's organizational value of respect and to reflect understanding of the growing diversity of the region we serve... Go

Advancing equity at Metro

Metro is committed to advancing equity across the agency and creating a vibrant and sustainable region for all... Go

Contact Metro

Find e-mail and mailing addresses, phone numbers and web page shortcuts for Metro's programs and services and a map to Metro Regional Center...Go

Connect with Metro

Stay in touch with news, stories and things to do. Join Metro's online opinion panel. Find Metro on Facebook and Twitter. Subscribe to e-mail updates, RSS feeds, old-fashioned mailings and more... Go

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Councilor Spotlight

Sam Chase

Sam Chase

Councilor Chase serves as executive director of the Coalition of Community Health Clinics and brings 18 years of public sector and non-profit experience to the Metro Council.More

Meet the Metro Council

Metro vision for the region

What is Metro?

From managing parks to planning for the region's future, discover what Metro does and the ways it connects to your life. Go

About Metro

The Metro Council usually meets at 2 p.m. Tuesdays for work sessions, and at 2 p.m. Thursdays for meetings, in the council chamber at Metro Regional Center, 600 NE Grand Ave., Portland.

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