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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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Current 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. 

The Council Clerk's Office is excited to share a preview
of the new City Council Agenda!

Click to view the new electronic format, which will replace the current format on July 1.

 Individual items on 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.

Written testimony on agenda items may be sent to the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link 

Watch the meetings online or register below to provide public testimony on an agenda item during the virtual meeting (it is not necessary to register to watch the live broadcast).

Portland City Council 

Council Agenda for May 12-13, 2021 (printable version)

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

Register for the Council meetings at the following links: Registration for meetings this week is closed.

The deadline to sign up for the May 12-13, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Please note, City Hall is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Under Portland City Code and state law, the City Council is holding this meeting electronically. All members of council are attending remotely by video and teleconference, and the City has made several avenues available for the public to listen to the audio broadcast of this meeting. The meeting is available to the public on the City's YouTube Channel, eGov PDXwww.portlandoregon.gov/video and Channel 30. The public can also provide written testimony to Council by emailing the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

Provide Public Testimony: City Council will hear public testimony on resolutions and ordinances (first readings only). Testimony is not taken on communications, reports, second readings, proclamations or presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G. Public testimony will be heard by electronic communication (internet connection or telephone). Please identify the agenda item(s) you want to testify on, and then click the registration link for the appropriate Council session. Provide your name, agenda item number(s), zip code, phone number and email address. Individuals have three minutes to testify unless otherwise stated at the meeting.

The deadline to sign up for the May 12-13, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Email the Council Clerk at councilclerk@portlandoregon.gov with any questions.

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MAY 12, 2021

COMMUNICATIONS

 317  Request of Otto Yunker to address Council regarding Zenith  (Communication)

 318  Request of Gregory Sotir to address Council regarding Zenith Oil  (Communication)

 319  Request of Shannon Hiller-Webb to address Council regarding launching participatory budgeting in Portland  (Communication)

 320  Request of Erica Fuller to address Council regarding launching participatory budgeting in Portland  (Communication)

 321  Request of Amanda Hudson to address Council regarding launching participatory budgeting in Portland  (Communication)

TIMES CERTAIN

*322  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Amend the City Employee Benefits Program to reflect necessary plan design changes as recommended by the Labor Management Benefits Committee and as administratively required by the Bureau of Human Resources for the City’s plan offerings beginning July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested for items 322-324

*323  Authorize the Chief Human Resources Officer to enter into a contract and any prerequisite business associate agreements with Businessolver providing benefit administrative software services on behalf of the Bureau of Human Resources Benefits Office  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

*324  Amend contract with Express Scripts Inc. through June 30, 2024 and increase funding for the prescription coverage under the self-funded health plans administered by the Bureau of Human Resources Benefits Office  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Contract No. 30005232)

 325  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Amend permit fee schedules for building, electrical, land use services, mechanical, enforcement, plumbing, signs, site development, and land use services fee schedule for the Hearings Office  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Ryan)  20 minutes requested

 326  TIME CERTAIN: 10:35 AM Accept the State of Housing in Portland 2020 Report  (Report introduced by Commissioner Ryan)  30 minutes requested

Section 1: State of Housing Report         Section 2: State of Housing Report

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*327  Create a new non-represented classification of Community Safety Transition Director and establish a compensation range for this classification  (Ordinance)

*328  Create five new non-represented classifications for the Bureau of Emergency Management and establish a compensation range for these classifications  (Ordinance)

*329  Pay property damage claim of Lucas Kaufman in the sum of $7,103 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Police Bureau  (Ordinance)

*330  Pay property damage claim of Heidi Waltermire and Michael Branes in the sum of $12,711 involving the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

*331  Pay settlement of Scott Hughes’ employment lawsuit for the sum of $50,000 involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

*332  Pay settlement of Mark Wuttig bodily injury lawsuit for the sum of $25,000 involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

 333  Amend Fair Wage Policies Code to reflect current minimum wage rate index  (Ordinance; amend Code Section 3.99.020)

 334  Authorize hanger and aircraft storage and office leases with Lynx FBO Aurora LLC and Jet Aero LLC through May 31, 2022 for Air Support Unit operations  (Second Reading Agenda 307)

Commissioner Dan Ryan

Housing Bureau

 335  Approve limited tax exemptions for properties under the Homebuyer Opportunity Limited Tax Exemption Program  (Resolution)

*336  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for Troy Laundry located at 1010 SE Ash St  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Bureau of Transportation

 337  Accept a grant in the amount of $130,000 from Portland General Electric Drive Change Fund and authorize an agreement to provide BIKETOWN for All ride credit  (Ordinance)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 338  Approve Council Minutes for October 7, 2020 – February 24, 2021  (Report)

 REGULAR AGENDA

 339  Appoint members to the Development Review Advisory Committee for terms to expire May 11, 2024  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Ryan)  30 minutes requested

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 340  Accept bid of Landis & Landis Construction, LLC for the SW Capitol Hwy: SW Taylors Ferry Rd to SW Garden Home Rd Project for $13,955,066  (Procurement Report - ITB No. 00001607)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Bureau of Transportation

*341  Authorize a competitive solicitation and execution of price agreements in support of the Bureau of Transportation Capital Improvement Program in amount up to $54 million  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Fire & Rescue

 342  Authorize a five-year joint development agreement with Pierce Manufacturing Inc. for a reduced carbon emissions fire apparatus not to exceed $837,875  (Previous Agenda 301)

Commissioner Carmen Rubio

Parks & Recreation

*343  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for construction of the Forest Park Entry Project  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

Register for the Council meeting at the following link: Registration for meetings this week is closed.

The deadline to sign up for the May 12, 2021 afternoon Council meeting is Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, MAY 12, 2021

 344  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM Amend the Zoning Map, Title 33 Planning and Zoning, and Title 32 Signs and Related Regulations to implement the Design Overlay Zone Amendments project to update the process and tools of the Design Overlay Zone and related code sections  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Rubio; amend Code Titles 32 and 33)  3 hours requested

EXHIBIT B: Volumes 1 & 2      EXHIBIT B: Volumes 3 & 4

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

Register for the Council meeting at the following link: Registration for meetings this week is closed.

The deadline to sign up for the May 13, 2021 afternoon Council meeting is Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Testimony may be limited to 2 minutes to allow for the greatest number of community members to testify.

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, MAY 13, 2021

 345  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM Approval of the FY 2021-22 budget for the City of Portland  (Mayor convenes Council as Budget Committee)  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.

The City of Portland will gladly accommodate requests for an interpreter or make other accommodations that further inclusivity. Please make your request at least 72 hours before the meeting to the Council Clerk 503-823-4085. (TTY 503-823-6868).

City Council meetings can be viewed at YouTube Channel, eGov PDXwww.portlandoregon.gov/video. The meetings are also cablecast on CityNet, Portland Community Media television. Watch CityNet on Xfinity Channel 30 and 330 (in HD) and CenturyLink Channels 8005 and 8505 (in HD).

Mary Hull Caballero
Auditor of the City of Portland

City Council will hear public testimony on resolutions and ordinances (first readings only). Testimony is not taken on communications, reports, second readings, proclamations or presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G. Public testimony will be heard by electronic communication (internet connection or telephone). Please identify the agenda item(s) you want to testify on, and then visit the Council Clerk’s agenda webpage to register, www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/councilagenda. Provide your name, email address, agenda item number(s) and zip code. Individuals have 3 minutes to testify unless otherwise stated at the meeting. The deadline to sign up to provide public testimony is the Tuesday before the meeting at 4:00 p.m.

Written testimony may be emailed to the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.
To schedule a communication, email your request to the Council Clerk.
Include your name, contact information, preferred date and a brief description of the subject you will be addressing. For full details, see testimony policies and procedures, www.portlandoregon.gov/citycode/testimony.

Email Council Clerk at councilclerk@portlandoregon.gov
US Mail: Council Clerk, 1221 SW Fourth Ave., Room 130, Portland OR 97204

Declaration Required by Lobbyists. Portland City Code 2.12.060 states, prior to offering public testimony before City officials, at the beginning of any meetings or phone calls with City officials, or in emails and letters to City officials, a lobbyist must declare which lobbying entity he or she is authorized to represent for that communication.

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