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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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Portland, OR 97204

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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.

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Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link


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Council Agenda for January 29-30, 2020 (printable version)



 59  Request of Bridget Bayer to address Council regarding proposed changes to Code Section 3.96, relating to questions of equity training and support  (Communication)

 60  Request of Byrd to address Council regarding the Williams and Russell Project  (Communication)

 61  Request of Lauren Courter to address Council regarding community impacts from the Water Bureau's proposed water filtration plant  (Communication)

 62  Request of Injured and Pissedoff to address Council regarding Portland made it to a list  (Communication) 

 63  Request of Melinda Pittman to address Council regarding another perspective on reducing houselessness in Portland  (Communication)


 64  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Venture Portland Annual Report to Council  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1 hour requested

 65  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Amend the Introduction, Modal Plans, Implementation Strategies, and Glossary Chapters of the 2035 Transportation System Plan  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  45 minutes requested for Items 65 and 66

          Exhibit B

 66  Amend the 2035 Transportation System Plan and the 2035 Comprehensive Plan in compliance with the Regional Transportation Plan; adopt findings of compliance  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; amend Ordinance Nos. 187832, 188177 and 188957)

            Exhibit B                 Exhibit C       


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*67  Pay bodily injury claim of Anna Corrie in the sum of $15,000 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

*68  Pay bodily injury claim of Tracy Hartse in the sum of $50,000, resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Bureau  of Transportation  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

 69  Amend contract with Analytical Services, Inc. for a no-cost extension to provide back-up Cryptosporidium laboratory testing in support of Portland Water Bureau's Bilateral Compliance Agreement with Oregon Health Authority  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004436)

 70  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System for laboratory services for Cryptosporidium wildlife scat analysis in an amount not to exceed $400,000  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*71  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services, for Wildlife Damage and Conflict Management Services  (Ordinance)

*72  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for right-of-way services for the NE Halsey Street Bike/Ped/Transit Improvements Project  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

 73  2020 Joint Terrorism Task Force Report  (Report)  30 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 74  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Office of Management and Finance, the Office of Equity and Human Rights and Prosper Portland to pilot the administration of the Community Opportunities and Enhancements Program  (Second Reading Agenda 32)

 75  Authorize the Office of Management and Finance to utilize funds from the Water Bureau Washington Park Reservoirs Improvements Project in the amount of $1,120,000 to support the Community Opportunities and Enhancements Program  (Second Reading Agenda 33)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

 76  Declare surplus real property at six Water Bureau locations and request authorization to dispose of these properties  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

 77  Amend Sidewalk Repair Program to update the appeals and hearing process (Second Reading Agenda 57; amend Code Section 17.04.010 and Chapter 17.28)

 78  Authorize a contract for $4 million with Conduent State & Local Solutions, Inc. to provide ongoing photographic traffic enforcement services for the City's current photographic enforcement system  (Second Reading Agenda 58)

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JANUARY 29, 2020

 79  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Amend the Comprehensive Plan, Comprehensive Plan Map, Zoning Map and Title 33 Planning and Zoning to revise the Single-Dwelling Residential designations and base zones  (Previous Agenda 50; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Title 33 and Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Maps)  2 hours requested

          Residential Infill Project Documents

 80  TIME CERTAIN: 4:00 PM – Proclaim February 2020 to be Black History Month  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1 hour requested

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JANUARY 30, 2020

 81  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Update on the Broadway Corridor  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1 hour requested

 82  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PMAuthorize the Office of Community & Civic Life to convene an internal multi-bureau work group to develop a plan for updating cross referenced responsibilities for public involvement and commit to renewing District Coalition Office contracts through June 2023  (Previous Agenda 24; Resolution introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

         A Code For All Portlanders Report                              Code Change Timeline 2019 to 2023

         Exhibit B Chapter 3.96 References

  This item is being Referred back to the Commissioner’s Office.

 83  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Appeal of the Portland Japanese Garden against the Hearings Officer’s decision of approval with conditions limiting the Garden’s office use in the house at 369 SW Kingston Ave to four years  (Hearing introduced by Mayor Wheeler; LU 19-192268 CU)  1.5 hours requested

          Appeal                         Hearing Notice                       Hearings Officer's Decision

 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.