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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


City Hall  –  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

Council Agenda for July 25, 2018  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JULY 25, 2018  


 782  Request of Lightning Super Creativity Watchdog to address Council regarding federal bias of investigations  (Communication) 

 783  Request of Donna Cohen to address Council regarding the St Johns Struck Strategy, Phase II  (Communication) 

 784  Request of James Lynsky to address Council regarding the St Johns Struck Strategy, Phase II  (Communication) 

 785  Request of David Nelson to address Council regarding issues with the Portland Police  (Communication) 

 786  Request of Christina Hartnett to address Council regarding Inner Powell Streetscape Plan  (Communication) 


 787  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Declare intent to initiate local improvement district formation proceedings to construct street, sidewalk, and stormwater improvements in the SE 102nd Ave and Woodstock Blvd Local Improvement District  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; C-10063)  15 minutes requested

 788  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Update the City of Portland Sustainable Procurement Policy  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend ADM-1.09)  30 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*789  Pay bodily injury claim of Corey Boltz in the sum of $5,994 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Police Bureau  (Ordinance) 

*790  Pay bodily injury claim of Michelle Hurtado in the sum of $5,913 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Police Bureau  (Ordinance) 

 791  Extend term of franchise granted to Northwest Metal Fab & Pipe, Inc. to construct, operate and maintain a conduit system within City streets (Second Reading Agenda 752)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

 792  Authorize a grant agreement with Albertina Kerr Centers to acquire bicycles and operate Adaptive BIKETOWN pilot project in an amount not to exceed $10,000  (Ordinance) 

 793  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the Highway Safety Improvement Program Bike & Pedestrian project for an estimated $1,463,940  (Second Reading Agenda 757) 

 794  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the Marine Drive Path: NE 112th Ave-185th Ave project  (Second Reading Agenda 758)

 795  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the NE Columbia Blvd at OR 99E/MLK Jr Blvd project  (Second Reading Agenda 759) 

Commissioner Nick Fish

Water Bureau

 796  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement in the amount of $20,000 with Clackamas County for the activation of the Clackamas County Emergency Notification System  (Ordinance) 

 797  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement for $60,000 with Portland State University to research future extreme rainfall and large-scale meteorological patterns over the Bull Run Watershed  (Second Reading Agenda 762) 


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 798  Accept bid of Brix Paving Northwest Inc. for the 2018 Heavy Vehicle Tax Paving Projects: N Marine Dr, N Lombard St, N Going St for $1,575,107  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000933)                 15 minutes requested

 799  Amend the Business License Law to enact a Residential Rental Registration Program; create Business Systems Analyst position to implement the program platform  (Ordinance; add Code Section 7.02.890)  20 minutes requested

 *800  Authorize a five-year lease agreement for office space located at 1001 SW 5th Ave to accommodate increased staffing and operations of the Bureau of Transportation estimated at an average annual cost of $612,500  (Previous Agenda 768) 

 801  Authorize limited tax revenue bonds to provide up to $18.3 million to finance tenant space buildout and furnishings in the Portland Building  (Second Reading Agenda 769)    

Portland Housing Bureau

 *802  Amend Joint Office of Homeless Services Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County to authorize FY18-19 budget allocation to the Joint Office of Homeless Services  (Previous Agenda 774) 

 *803  Authorize eleven subrecipient contracts totaling $4,190,763 for services in support of providing affordable housing  (Previous Agenda 775) 


WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 25, 2018

 804  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Adopt the Safe Routes to School Primary Investment Routes and project list, including Fixing Our Streets projects  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)       45 minutes requested

          Exhibit A           Exhibit B

 805  TIME CERTAIN: 2:45 PM – Adopt the Performance-based Parking Management Manual to establish guidelines for the Bureau of Transportation to manage public parking in the City  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  1 hour requested for items 805, 806 and 807 

         Exhibit A

  806  Rescind Resolution No. 35486, TRN-3.102 and adopt new parking meter district policy to better manage parking in the City  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; rescind Resolution No. 35486 and TRN-3.102) 

 807  Adopt new Parking Pricing and Event District Policy as outlined in the Parking Management Manual to establish guidelines for managing public parking in the City  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)

        Exhibit A      


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 26, 2018





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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