The Port of Hood River Board of Commissioners are public officials who must act in the best interest of the public and are accountable to the public through federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Governance constitutes the rules governing the policies and procedures of the duly elected Port of Hood River Commission.
Governance is the manner in which public boards set policies and processes to direct and manage its duties and responsibilities of the organization. The Port Commission hires an Executive Director to carry out the Port Commission’s policies and manage the day-to-day operations.
The Commission shall maintain a written manual of policies and procedures governing its operations. Additions and amendments to the policies shall be formally approved at a Commission meeting by motion.
It is the policy of the Commission to exercise those powers granted to it, and to carry out those duties assigned to it by law, in such a way as to best meet the needs of the Port District.