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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


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Council Agenda for September 28-29, 2016  (Printable Version)   





 1062  Request of Marilee Dea to address Council regarding Oregon-Costa Rica Partners of the Americas  (Communication)

 1063  Request of Vicki Tracey to address Council regarding the feeding of squirrels in Portland  (Communication)

 1064  Request of Richard Robinson to address Council regarding a presidential candidate's qualifications  (Communication)


 1065  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Ratify a successor collective bargaining agreement between the City and the Portland Police Association relating to the terms and conditions of employment of represented employees in the Portland Police Association bargaining unit  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)  1 hour requested

  Exhibit A    Exhibit B

*1066  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Authorize the Bureau of Development Services to permit construction and environmental remediation of the SW Bond Avenue Extension Phase 1 interim improvements under the authority of the City Engineer  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick)  15 minutes requested for items 1066-1067

*1067  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Bureau of Transportation and the Portland Development Commission for the funding of final design and construction of SW Bond Avenue Extension Phase 1  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick)


Mayor Charlie Hales

 1068  Appoint Brandie Dieterle DelaHoz, Michele Wilson, Josue Ramirez and Jon Shadel to the Human Rights Commission for terms to expire September 27, 2019  (Report)

Bureau of Police

*1069  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Oregon State Police to provide the Portland Police Bureau access to Oregon State Police's Automated Biometric Identification System not to exceed $36,100  (Ordinance)

City Attorney

*1070  Pay claim of PMK (a minor) through his mother and father in the sum of $89,000 involving the Police Bureau  (Ordinance)

City Budget Office

*1071  Authorize contract with Johns Hopkins University for technical consulting assistance as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies What Works Cities initiative  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*1072  Authorize agreement for Downtown Business District Management Services with Clean & Safe, Inc.  (Ordinance)

 1073  Extend contract with Hyas Group and increase compensation in the amount of $115,000 for investment consulting services for the City Deferred Compensation Plan  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30001011)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

 1074  Authorize the City Attorney to take action, including but not limited to initiating legal proceedings against Charles Iheanacho and Cheryl Iheanacho for breach of affordable housing property development contracts, recovering unpaid Cash Flow loan payments, and compelling contractual reporting requirements  (Resolution)

Bureau of Development Services

*1075  Authorize the Director of Development Services to enter into an Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Oregon, Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Code Division for plan review, inspection, and Building Official services  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Transportation

 1076  Authorize contracts as required with three service firms for Right-of-Way Appraisal and Acquisition and Relocation projects not to exceed $250,000 each  (Ordinance)

 1077  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Port of Portland to allow the Bureau of Transportation to administer the design, right-of-way and construction for the NE Columbia Blvd: Cully Blvd & Alderwood Rd project  (Ordinance)


Mayor Charlie Hales

 1078  Report from the Special Appropriations Committee on recommendations for grant awards from the Special Appropriations Fund and the awarding process  (Report)  20 minutes requested

Bureau of Police

 1079  Authorize the Chief of Police to execute revenue generating police secondary employment agreements with hiring businesses for amounts not to exceed $100,000  (Previous Agenda 740)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Development Services

*1080  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  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30003361)     10 minutes requested

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

 1081  Title 11 Trees Urban Forestry Trust Funds 2016 Report  (Report)   10 minutes requested

 1082  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement between Portland Parks & Recreation and Portland State University to develop a citywide tree planting strategy  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

*1083  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for construction of the Mt. Scott Community Center Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Replacement and Direct Digital Control Upgrade Project for an estimated $581,525 and add the Mt. Scott Community Center HVAC addition project to the Portland Parks & Recreation System Development Charge Capital Improvements Plan list  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 187770)


Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 1084  Amend contract with Titan Utilities LLC for additional compensation to complete existing contract work and to perform required structural repairs to the pipe supports for the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Inverness 30-Inch Force Main Repair Project No. E10629 for $350,000  (Second Reading Agenda 1058)

Water Bureau

 1085  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsive bidder and provide payment for the construction of the Cornell Road Services - Macleay Park Project at an estimated cost of $600,000  (Ordinance)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 1086  Initiate foreclosure action on four properties for the collection of delinquent City liens  (Second Reading Agenda 1039)


 1087  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Proclaim September 15 to October 15, 2016 to be Hispanic Heritage Month in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Hales)  45 minutes requested

1088  TIME CERTAIN: 2:45 PM Accept evaluation of the effectiveness of the Community Benefits Agreement piloted on the Kelly Butte Reservoir and Interstate Maintenance Facility Renovation Projects  (Previous Agenda 1061; Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  1 hour requested

  Exhibit A      Exhibit A1, A2     Exhibit B     Exhibit C


 1089  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept Portland Utility Board Annual Report  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  1 hour requested for items 1089-1090

*1090  Amend Portland Utility Board code to increase the number of board members, change quorum requirement and ex-officio member term  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fish; amend Code Sections 3.123.030 and .040)


 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.