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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 January 18-19, 2017  (Printable Version) 

Note: Items rescheduled from canceled meetings Jan 11 & 12 are labeled "Previous Agenda."   


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JANUARY 18, 2017


 31  Request of Crystal Elinski to address Council regarding Happy Birthday  (Previous Agenda 17; Communication)

 32  Request of Wayne Wignes to address Council regarding illegal blocking of a public right of way under the Burnside Bridge  (Previous Agenda 18; Communication)

 33  Request of Sarah Hobbs to address Council regarding quickly fix Vista Bridge suicide prevention barrier  (Previous Agenda 19; Communication)

 34  Request of Michael Withey to address Council regarding affordable micro housing and homeless villages  (Previous Agenda 20; Communication)

 35  Request of Stan Herman to address Council to review and respond to being in violation of ORS 830.035  (Previous Agenda 21; Communication)

 36  Request of Brainard Brauer to address Council regarding engrained cultural systemic entrenchment  (Communication)

 37  Request of Joe Walsh to address Council regarding communication  (Communication)

 38  Request of Steven Entwisle to address Council regarding celebrating the spirit of activism  (Communication)

 39  Request of Charles Ormsby to address Council regarding Bureau of Environmental Services Terwilliger Blvd sewer and Tryon Creek treatment plant projects  (Communication)

 40  Request of Carl Wikman to address Council regarding celebration of Portland's only covered bridge, Cedar Crossing  (Communication)


 41  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Accept the Residential Demolition Ordinance Implementation Report from the Bureau of Development Services and Development Review Advisory Committee  (Report introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  30 minutes requested

 42  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Portland Water Bureau 2016 Customer Survey Results  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  30 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Equity and Human Rights

 43  Reappoint Alisha Zhao to the Human Rights Commission for a term to expire January 24, 2020  (Report)

Office of Management and Finance

*44  Authorize a Special Appropriation grant agreement with Street Roots in an amount not to exceed $62,887 to expand its sales area on Portland's eastside and increase support and opportunities to its vendors  (Ordinance)

*45  Authorize a Special Appropriation grant agreement with Street Roots in an amount not to exceed $11,850 to expand its vendor zine project  (Ordinance)

*46  Authorize a Special Appropriation grant agreement with Oregon Film & Charitable Partnership Fund in an amount not to exceed $7,500 for its 2016 Oregon Film Shadow Program  (Ordinance)

*47  Authorize a Special Appropriation grant agreement with Oregon Community Warehouse dba Community Warehouse in an amount not to exceed $61,961 to purchase a truck for delivery of donated household items and furniture to Portland's vulnerable clients  (Ordinance)

*48  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland State University for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations at Fourth Avenue Building for a total not-to-exceed amount of $308,236  (Previous Agenda 22; Contract No. 30005628)

*49  Authorize a Special Appropriation grant agreement with Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington in an amount not to exceed $20,000 to expand their Arts and Equity program at the Portland Public Schools charter school, Kairos  (Previous Agenda 23)

*50  Authorize a Special Appropriation grant agreement with Confluence in an amount not to exceed $25,000 for the interpretive development and tribal relations portion of the redevelopment of Celilo Park  (Previous Agenda 24)

*51  Authorize a contract with MAKERS Architecture and Urban Design for master site and implementation planning for the Kerby/Albina Yard/Municipal Service Center for the Bureau of Transportation Maintenance Operations and CityFleet for a total not-to-exceed amount of $291,088  (Previous Agenda 25; Ordinance)

 Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

 52  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for construction of Spring Garden Park  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*53  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to execute revised easement with Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District, as part of the Fanno Basin Pressure Line System Upgrade Project No. E10599  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 187699)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

 54  Authorize contracts as required with four firms for Right-of-Way Appraisal services not to exceed $250,000 each  (Ordinance)

Portland Fire & Rescue

*55  Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $23,130 from Oregon State Fire Marshal 2016 Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant for advanced hazardous materials training for Portland Fire & Rescue  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 56  Extend term of a franchise granted to Olympic Pipe Line Company to transport petroleum products by pipeline  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 162012)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 57  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for construction of Mt Scott-Arleta Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10678 for $1,910,000  (Previous Agenda 26; Ordinance)

Water Bureau

 58  Authorize Price Agreements with three firms for on-call civil engineering services not to exceed $500,000 for each Price Agreement  (Ordinance)

 59  Authorize a contract with Pure Technologies U.S. Inc. not to exceed $3,610,710 for the Bull Run Supply Conduits  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

 60  Create a local improvement district to construct street, sidewalk, and stormwater improvements north of SW Luradel St in the SW 47th Ave Phase I Local Improvement District  (Previous Agenda 27; Hearing; Ordinance; C-10055)  10 minutes requested

Portland Fire & Rescue

*61  Authorize a contract with Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center for a Mobile Healthcare Services Pilot Program for post-hospital care services for at-risk patients  (Ordinance)

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JANUARY 18, 2017




THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JANUARY 19, 2017

 62  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept the City of Portland 2017 Federal Legislative Agenda  (Previous Agenda 28; Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1 hour requested for items 62-63

 63  Accept the City of Portland 2017 State Legislative Agenda  (Previous Agenda 29; Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

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.