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Council Agenda

The Council Agenda is the weekly list of items to come before the City Council. The agenda is available on Friday for the following week's Council meetings.

Individual items to the agenda will be linked as they become available. These items are only a convenience copy and will not reflect any changes made during Council meetings.

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Council Agenda for October 26, 2016  (Printable Version)    


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, OCTOBER 26, 2016


 1180  Request of Julie Reardon to address Council regarding placing a neighborhood polluter on the do-not-buy list  (Communication)

 1181  Request of Sarah Hobbs to address Council regarding concerns about mayoral transition  (Communication)

 1182  Request of Steve Unger to address Council regarding need to revisit Airbnb and short-term rentals impact on housing shortage in Portland  (Communication)

 1183  Request of Leslie Goss to address Council regarding Bureau of Environmental Services Terwilliger Blvd Sewer Project  (Communication)


 *1184  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Adopt the FY 2016-17 Fall Supplemental Budget and make other budget-related changes  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)  15 minutes requested

 1185  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Accept Salmon-Safe Certification for the City of Portland  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)  30 minutes requested

  Salmon-Safe Certification Report

 1186  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Appoint a pool of community volunteers to be available to serve on the Police Review Board  (Report introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)  30 minutes requested


Mayor Charlie Hales

 1187  Appoint Catherine MacLeod to the Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Board of Trustees for term to expire December 31, 2019  (Resolution)

Fire & Police Disability and Retirement

*1188  Amend the Fire and Police Disability, Retirement and Death Benefit Plan to extend tax remedy benefits to all eligible members and their survivors in compliance with all applicable Oregon laws and Administrative Rules  (Ordinance)

*1189  Amend the Fire and Police Disability, Retirement and Death Benefit Plan so that the Plan will retain its tax-qualified status  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*1190  Ratify a Letter of Agreement between the City and Laborers' Local 483 regarding Maintenance Confined Space Entry and Hazardous Materials Teams  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Transportation

*1191  Amend price agreement with Amerlux, LLC to provide LED Acorn Luminaire Street Lighting Kits for an estimated $2,500,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 31000725)

*1192  Amend price agreement with DJ's Electrical, Inc. to provide bonding and grounding services for streetlight poles not to exceed $1,250,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 31000766)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*1193  Accept a grant in the amount of $400,000 from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for Brownfields Petroleum & Hazardous Substances Assessments  (Ordinance)

 1194  Amend contract with Brown and Caldwell, Inc. for additional work and compensation for the Alder Pump Station Upgrade Project No. E10359 in the amount of $31,767  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30003063)

 1195  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Clackamas County for construction and sharing of data network resources in the amount of $230,000  (Second Reading Agenda 1164)

 1196  Authorize grant agreement for $5,250 to Columbia Land Trust for ecological restoration at Keller Woodlands  (Second Reading Agenda 1165)

Water Bureau

 1197  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with Tualatin Valley Water District and the City of Tualatin for the Washington County Supply Line Project  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004421)


Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Emergency Communications

*1198  Amend contract with Versaterm, Inc. for the Computer-Aided Dispatch System used by the Bureau of Emergency Communications to change the not-to-exceed amount from $7,000,000 to $9,000,000 to cover the maintenance charges and the purchase of additional licenses and interfaces for the four years remaining on the contract  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30000502)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 1199  Authorize contract with the lowest responsive bidder for the construction of the Woodlawn-King Alleys Sewer Rehabilitation project No. E10698 for $3,780,000  (Second Reading Agenda 1175)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Development Services

 *1200  Amend contract with Infor Public Sector, Inc. to increase the not-to-exceed amount by $604,725 for the Information Technology Advancement Project assessment analysis and implementation planning services  (Previous Agenda 1080; amend Contract No. 30003361)  10 minutes requested

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 1201  Assess property for sidewalk repair for the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Second Reading Agenda 1178; Y1090)

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 26, 2016

 1202  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Authorize a surtax to the City’s Business License Tax for publicly traded companies subject to U.S Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure and reporting requirements if a subject company reports that the ratio of compensation of its chief executive officer to median worker is equal to or greater than 100:1 under the Commission’s Pay Ratio Disclosure Rule  (Previous Agenda 1116; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick; amend Code Section 7.02.500)  3 hours requested

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 27, 2016



  NOTE:  "Time Certain" indicates that an item will not be heard by Council prior to the time specified.

Communications items are three minutes each. Regular Agenda items taking longer than five minutes have the time estimate noted next to the item.

The * indicates an emergency ordinance, which takes effect immediately if passed. Non-emergency ordinances require two readings and a 30-day waiting period before taking effect. Resolutions, reports, etc., adopted by Council are effective after adjournment.

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Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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