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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 October 5-6, 2016  (Printable Version)   





 1091  Request of Michael Withey to address Council regarding homelessness  (Communication)

 1092  Request of Lightning Watchdog PDX to address Council regarding evict the Clinton Foundation from the Whitehouse  (Communication)

 1093  Request of David Kif Davis/Multnomah County Copwatch to address Council regarding war on copwatchers by the police and City  (Communication)

 1094  Request of David Gwyther to address Council regarding 10th and SW Yamhill Parking Garage project  (Communication)

 1095  Request of Douglas Peterson to address Council regarding 10th and SW Yamhill Parking Garage project  (Communication)


 1096  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Proclaim October 10, 2016 to be Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Hales)  1 hour requested

 1097  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Presentation from A Home for Everyone on Scaling Response to Need: Early Wins in Expanding to Scale  (Presentation introduced by Mayor Hales)  15 minutes requested


Mayor Charlie Hales

  1098  Extend term of Street Closure Program in Old Town/Chinatown for a period of one year  (Ordinance)

Fire & Police Disability and Retirement

*1099  Amend the Fire and Police Disability, Retirement and Death Benefit Plan in order to comply with an arbitration decision, regarding final pay calculation for members of the Portland Police Association  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*1100  Pay claim of Mary Haney in the sum of $20,956 involving the Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

*1101  Pay claim of Samuel Sachs in the sum of $130,000 involving the Parks Bureau  (Ordinance)

 1102  Extend contract with Hyas Group and increase compensation in the amount of $115,000 for investment consulting services for the City Deferred Compensation Plan  (Second Reading Agenda 1073; amend Contract No. 30001011)

Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Transportation

 1103  Rename a segment of NE Couch Ct and name a segment of unnamed public right-of-way as NE Couch St  (Ordinance)

 1104  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for inspections of City-owned highway tunnels  (Ordinance)

 1105  Authorize contracts as required with three service firms for Right-of-Way Appraisal and Acquisition and Relocation projects not to exceed $250,000 each  (Second Reading Agenda 1076)

 1106  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  (Second Reading Agenda 1077)


Mayor Charlie Hales

      Office of Management and Finance

*1107  Authorize a contract with Labyrinth Solutions, Inc. for implementation services for SAP Enterprise Asset Management at a not-to-exceed amount of $1,850,000  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

*1108  Authorize CityFleet to purchase replacement Bridge Inspection Crane for use by Bureau of Transportation at $811,932  (Ordinance)

 1109  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  (Previous Agenda  1065)

   Exhibit A     Exhibit B

Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Transportation

 1110  Vacate a portion of an unnamed alley between N Midway Ave and N Columbia Blvd subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Hearing; Ordinance; VAC-10107)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

 1111  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement between Portland Parks & Recreation and Portland State University to develop a citywide tree planting strategy  (Second Reading Agenda 1082)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Water Bureau

 1112  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  (Second Reading Agenda 1085)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Portland Housing Bureau

*1113  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for 9101 Foster located at 9101 SE Foster Rd  (Ordinance)

 1114  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Koz 16th and Marshall located at 1015, 1033 and 1039 NW 16th Ave  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 1115  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Koz 2211 SW 4th located at 2211 SW 4th Ave  (Ordinance)


 1116  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  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick; amend Code Section 7.02.500)  3 hours requested

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 6, 2016

 1117  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Amend the Official City Zoning Map, Planning and Zoning Code and Transportation System Plan to carry out Portland’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan; establish a new Community Involvement Program and Committee; amend related codes, the 2035 Comprehensive Plan and Plan Map to coordinate policies and programs  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales; amend Code Titles 3, 17, 33 and Ordinance Nos. 165851, 177028, 187832)  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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