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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 August 31, 2016  (Printable Version)    


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, AUGUST 31, 2016


 963  Request of Maggie Benware and Barry Fowler to address Council regarding Metropolitan Youth Symphony concert tour in China  (Communication)

 964  Request of Aparna Jayakumar to address Council regarding Metropolitan Youth Symphony concert tour in China  (Communication)

 965  Request of Meg Hanson to address Council regarding Historic Resource Inventory removals and demolition delay  (Communication)

 966  Request of Kyra Goodhart Littlefield to address Council regarding Historic Resource Inventory removals and demolition delay  (Communication)

 967  Request of Sherry Willoughby to address Council regarding impact that Accessory Short-Term Rentals have on residents  (Communication)


*968  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Accept a grant in the amount of $852,000 and authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for the Planning and Development Phase of the Portland Central City Multimodal Project  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick)  15 minutes requested

 969  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Appoint Neil Simon, Marisea Rivera and Roberto Rivera to the Citizen Review Committee advisory board to the Independent Police Review, a division of the City Auditor’s Office  (Resolution introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)   30 minutes requested


 970  Reappoint Eric Benson and Clark Tenney to the Towing Board of Review for terms to expire August 19, 2017  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Novick)

Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

*971  Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $100,000 from the National Institute of Standards and Technology's Replicable Smart City Technologies Cooperative Agreement Program for a framework for low-cost urban air quality measurements  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*972  Pay claim of Radio Cab in the sum of $6,349 involving the Police Bureau  (Ordinance)

*973  Pay claim of Matthew Reimann in the sum of $13,062 involving the Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

*974  Pay claim of Amy Taylor in the sum of $14,575 involving the Water Bureau  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

*975  Amend previously adopted regulations to clarify calendar reporting requirements of the Regulation of Lobbying Entities and City Officials code  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No.187854)

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

*976  Authorize grant agreement of $12,000 for East Portland Neighbors, Inc. to administer the newsletter production of East Portland Neighborhood Association News  (Ordinance)


Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Police

*977  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice for $30,000 for the Portland Police Bureau to participate in the NIJ Real-time Crime Forecasting Challenge  (Ordinance)

City Budget Office

*978  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Portland Development Commission for FY 2016-17 economic development activities for a total value of $5,818,465  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

 979  Authorize five year Price Agreements for purchase of aggregate supplies from Baker Rock Crushing Co., dba Baker Rock Resources, Jim Turin & Sons, Inc., dba Mt. Hood Rock Products, JW Underground, Inc., Porter W. Yett, Co. and Wilkins Trucking Company, Inc. for an amount not to exceed $14,500,000  (Procurement Report – RFP No. 00000237)

 980  Accept bid of Steven Ray Mitchell dba Lake Oswego Construction for the Sellwood Park Pool Bathhouse Roof Replacement and Exterior Repairs for $704,418  (Procurement Report – Bid No 00000358)

 981  Accept bid of Stellar J Corporation for the Fanno Basin Pressure Line System Upgrade for $996,669  (Procurement Report - Bid No 00000393)

*982  Authorize a competitive solicitation for the purchase of Data Center Colocation Services for an estimated $9.7 million  (Ordinance)

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

Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Transportation

*984  Authorize contracts as required with 22 service firms for on call architecture & engineering services to support implementation of the Transportation Capital Improvement Program for a combined total not to exceed $5,500,000  (Ordinance)

 985  Approve scope changes to the NE Couch Ct Local Improvement District to limit NE Couch Ct to bicycle, pedestrian and emergency vehicle access and adjust pending lien amounts  (Hearing; Ordinance; C-10046)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

 986  Amend fee schedule for the Office of Neighborhood Involvement Noise Control Program  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Portland Parks & Recreation

*987  Authorize a contract with Exeltech Consulting Inc. to provide design, secure necessary permits, prepare bid documents and assist with construction administration services for two pedestrian bridges at Westmoreland Park not-to-exceed $238,890  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Water Bureau

 988  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement in the amount of $56,250 with the Multnomah County Health Department for program evaluation services of the Lead Hazard Reduction Program  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, AUGUST 31, 2016

 989  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Extend the housing emergency declared by Ordinance 187371 to address increased homelessness, identify Council powers, specify three year duration, and waive portions of the zoning code  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)  3 hours 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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Disclaimer: The official agenda including items is on file with the Council Clerk at City Hall. This online copy is for general information only. In the event of a conflict between the online copy and the official hard copy documents on file with the Council Clerk, the official hard copy shall prevail.