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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.

Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link


City Hall, 1221 SW Fourth Avenue

Council Agenda for July 27-28, 2016  (Printable Version)    


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JULY 27, 2016


 854  Request of Brian Quinn to address Council regarding saving Portland historic sidewalk stamps – parking issues in close in SE  (Communication)

 855  Request of Norm Santana to address Council regarding City Council meetings be held on either weekends or a weekday evening  (Communication)

 856  Request of Mary Eng to address Council regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Disability Treaties worldwide  (Communication)

 857  Request of Craig A. Rogers to address Council regarding transparent and accountable  (Communication)

 858  Request of Pedro Ferbel-Azcarate and Julver Perez to address Council regarding police accountability and community relationship  (Communication)


 859  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM Accept the Quarterly Technology Oversight Committee Report from the Chief Administrative Officer  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)  30 minutes requested

 860  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM Accept the Initial Guaranteed Maximum Price of $140,000,000 from Balfour Beatty Construction, LLC dba Howard S. Wright for the design and construction of the Portland Building Reconstruction Project Progressive Design-Build Relocate Services  (Procurement Report introduced by Mayor Hales; RFP No. 00000260)  45 minutes requested for items 860-862

 861  Direct the Office of Management and Finance to implement the Community Opportunities and Enhancements Plan for the Portland Building Reconstruction project and to allocate $1 million of the project budget for these purposes  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)

 862  Authorize revenue bonds for the reconstruction of the Portland Building  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)


Mayor Charlie Hales

 863  Nominate Ray Leary to the Metropolitan Exposition and Recreation Commission to fill a City of Portland position  (Resolution)

*864  Amend grant agreement with Worksystems, Inc. to add $15,120 for additional internship hours for the Black Male Achievement summer program FY 2016-2017 for a not to exceed grant amount of $499,120  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32001327)

Office of Management and Finance

*865  Authorize a contract with SAP Public Services, Inc. in the amount of $3,484,100 to provide ongoing licenses and maintenance services for the City's enterprise business system  (Ordinance)

*866  Create a new Nonrepresented classification of Assistant Water Utility Director, which is exempt from the classified service, and establish a compensation rate for this classification  (Ordinance)

 867  Establish an interim compensation rate for the revised Parking Pay Station Technician, Lead classification  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Transportation

 868  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Trimet and Oregon Department of Transportation to contribute match amount $105,781 to fund the Barbur/OR-99W Corridor Safety & Access to Transit Project  (Ordinance)

 869  Amend grant agreement with Portland Business Alliance for $30,000 to continue the Downtown Retail Strategy implementation  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32000521)

 870  Authorize a grant agreement with Clackamas Community College in the amount of $12,000 for the production of a pedestrian safety Public Service Announcement in partnership with Representative Jeff Reardon, Clackamas Community College and Clackamas County  (Second Reading Agenda 842)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmenta Services

 871  Amend City Code to clarify sewer billing authority and criteria  (Ordinance; amend Code Chapter 17.36)


Mayor Charlie Hales

 872  Proclaim 2016 to be National Park Service Centennial in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Hales)

Bureau of Police

*873  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro for Regional Illegal Dumping Patrol services  (Previous Agenda 844)  10 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 874  Accept bid of Brown Contracting, Inc. for the NE Prescott St: I-205 to NE 102nd Ave, SE 86th Ct and SE Steele St LID for $1,363,171  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000283; C-10051)

 875  Accept bid of Wildish Paving Co. for the NE 122nd Avenue–I-84 Ramps to NE Skidmore St–project for $1,351,314  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000315)

*876  Authorize contingent loan agreement with Home Forward for Lovejoy Station Apartments  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Portland Housing Bureau

*877  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County to provide $96,999 in grant resources for a feasibility analysis on potential Pay for Success funding models to support the connection between affordable housing interventions and improved health outcomes for low-income households  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Transportation

*878  Adopt interim rules governing Ankeny Alley and Plaza during demonstration period to inform future citywide public spaces rules  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

*879  Authorize a contract with Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Inc. for the development of a Livable Streets Strategy in the amount of $149,158  (Ordinance; Contract No. 30005341)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 880  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsive bidder for the construction of the SW Terwilliger Sanitary Sewer Extension Project No. E10413 for $3,800,000  (Ordinance)

 881  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Clackamas County in the amount of $54,000 for services related to the construction of the SW Terwilliger Blvd Sanitary Sewer Extension Project No. E10413  (Ordinance)

 882  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Lake Oswego for reimbursement in the amount of $78,800 for the construction of sewer facilities as part of the SW Terwilliger Blvd Sanitary Sewer Extension Project No. E10413  (Ordinance)

 883  Authorize a permit with Multnomah County for construction of the SW Terwilliger Blvd Sanitary Sewer Extension Project No. E10413 for $2,500  (Ordinance)

 884  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsive bidder for the construction of the Humboldt Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10564 for $4,980,000  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

 885  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to acquire certain permanent property rights necessary for construction of the Fanno Basin Pressure Line System Upgrade Project No. E10599 through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Second Reading Agenda 851)

Water Bureau

 886  Accept contracts with CH2M Hill, Inc. and SSC Construction, Inc. for the design, construction and construction support services for the Powell Butte Reservoir No. 2, Phase 2 Project as complete, release retainage and authorize final payment  (Report; Contract Nos. 30000828 and 30002100)  15 minutes requested

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 27, 2016 

 887  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM Adopt the Powell-Division Transit & Development Project Local Action Plan  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)  1 hour requested

   Local Action Plan

 888  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Amend Towing Code to allow immobilization of vehicles to give owners an opportunity to pay outstanding parking fines before a tow  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick; amend Code Chapter 16.30)  15 minutes requested

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 28, 2016

 889  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Year one report on the $68,000,000 Parks 2014 general obligation bond  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  20 minutes requested


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.

The above summary is published by the City Auditor as provided by Section 2-113 of the Charter and Ordinance No. 130672.

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Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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