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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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Portland, OR 97204

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Keelan McClymont, Council Clerk

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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.

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

Portland City Council 

Council Agenda for January 20-21, 2021 (printable version)

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

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

The deadline to sign up for the January 20, 2021 Council meeting is Tuesday, January 19, 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 January 20, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JANUARY 20, 2021

TIME CERTAIN

 33  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM Proclaim January 22, 2021 to be Genealogical Forum of Oregon Day  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  10 minutes requested

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

 34  Reappoint Thomas J. Juon to the Building Code Board of Appeal for term to expire January 19, 2024  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Ryan)

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*35  Pay property damage claim of Paul Erickson in the sum of $11,156 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Police Bureau  (Ordinance)

*36  Approve a grant of $150,000 to Travel Portland for a winter/spring advertising campaign  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Bureau of Transportation

*37  Authorize a competitive solicitation and price agreements for real property appraisal services and right of way acquisition and relocation services in support of the Portland Bureau of Transportation for an amount up to $1,500,000  (Ordinance)

REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 38  Authorize short term subordinate urban renewal and redevelopment bonds on behalf of Prosper Portland to finance projects in urban renewal areas  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Commissioner Dan Ryan

Bureau of Development Services

 39  Amend Building Demolition Code to require major residential alteration projects to comply with the same site control regulations as residential demolitions, consistent with related administrative rule  (Ordinance; amend Code Chapter 24.55)  15 minutes requested

Housing Bureau

*40  Authorize conveyance of City-owned real property located at 5827 NE Prescott Street and financing in amount not to exceed $8,025,000 to NE Prescott Limited Partnership or a Community Development Partners, Inc. / Native American Youth and Family Center affiliate for development of a new 50-unit affordable housing project  (Ordinance)  30 minutes requested

*41  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for 146th East Building 100 located at 20 NE 146th Ave  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

*42  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for 146th East Building 300 located at 30 NE 146th Ave  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 43  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for Shift located at 5680 N Montana Ave  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

2:00 PM, WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY, JANUARY 20-21, 2021

DUE TO LACK OF AGENDA THERE WILL BE

 NO WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY 2:00 PM MEETINGS

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 cctestimony@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.

“Get involved! Have a voice in city government! Join a City Board, Committee or Commission!” For more information, a brochure, or a volunteer application call the Office of Community & Civic Life at 503-823-4519 or visit online at www.portlandoregon.gov/civic/boards