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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.

Written testimony on agenda items may be sent to the Councll Clerk at

Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link


City Hall  –  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

Council Agenda for June 20-21, 2018  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JUNE 20, 2018


 658  Request of Francisco Holdman to address Council regarding homeless/houseless issues and solutions  (Communication)

 659  Request of Craig Rogers to address Council regarding trust and local government  (Communication)

 660  Request of John Petty to address Council regarding Airbnb issues  (Communication)

 661  Request of Dana Lynn Louis to address Council regarding Gather:Make:Shelter a citywide collaboration with the population experiencing homelessness  (Communication)


*662  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Adopt the Supplemental Budget for the FY 2017-18 Over-Expenditure Process and make budget adjustments in various funds  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  10 minutes requested for items 662 and 663

 663  Authorize temporary operating loans between various funds to provide interim funding to cover lags in federal, state and other grant reimbursements and other negative cash and fund balances  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

 664  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Accept Disability Power PDX 2018 Report  (Report introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  30 minutes requested

 665  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Accept report on 2018 Summer Free For All program  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  30 minutes requested

   Schedule       Translated Schedules


Bureau of Transportation

 666  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Oregon Department of Transportation and accept a grant in the amount of $2,000,000 for the design, right-of-way and construction of the Seventies Neighborhood Greenway project  (Second Reading Agenda 630; introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Saltzman)

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

*667  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro in the amount of $20,000 to provide funding for Momentum Alliance to conduct community engagement as part of the Southwest Corridor Equitable Development Strategy  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

 668  Accept proposal of Sherpa Government Solutions, LLC for a new budgeting software system for the City Budget Office for an initial term of five years not to exceed $1,198,753  (Procurement Report- RFP No. 0000789)

*669  Pay property damage claim of Victoria Effray in the sum of $8,251 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

*670  Pay property damage and bodily injury claims of Tesfaye Worku in the sum of $22,806 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Water Bureau  (Ordinance)

*671  Create a new represented classification of Public Safety Support Specialist and establish an interim compensation rate for this classification  (Ordinance)

*672  Increase contract with Qwest Corporation, dba Century Link QC, for ongoing land line and data transport services in the amount of $7,500,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30003662)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 673  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement and Joint Funding Agreement with the U.S. Geological Survey in an amount not to exceed $60,000 to model chinook habitat in the Willamette River  (Second Reading Agenda 634)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Portland Fire & Rescue

 674  Authorize contract with Burlington Water District for fire prevention, suppression and emergency response services for FY 2018-19 for $129,662  (Ordinance; Contract No. 30006346)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

*675  Authorize the Auditor to award, execute and amend Intergovernmental Agreements for services to carry out the duties of the Auditor's Office  (Ordinance)


 676  Appoint Jeffrey Cordial, Aron Faegre, Joshua Klyber, David Posada and Bob Sweeney to the Alternative Technology Advisory Committee for terms to expire June 19, 2021  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Eudaly)  10 minutes requested

Bureau of Transportation

 677  Vacate a portion of SW Falcon St east of SW Barbur Blvd subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Second Reading Agenda 642; introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Saltzman; VAC-10098)

 678  Adopt Parking Management Manual to establish guidelines for managing public parking in the City of Portland  (Second Reading Agenda 652; introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Saltzman)


Office of Management and Finance

 679  Add a new per night fee assessed on Booking Agents or Transient Lodging Intermediaries for the privilege of facilitating a Short-Term Rental Occupancy   (Second Reading Agenda 626; introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish; add Code Chapter 6.09)

 680  Amend Tourism Improvement District code to include short-term rental hosts who use Booking Agents to advertise or accept reservations and other housekeeping changes  (Second Reading Agenda 627; introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish; amend Code Chapter 6.05)

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 681  Accept bid of Interlaken, Inc. for the Sunnyside East Reconstruction & Green Streets Project for $2,926,743  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000911)  15 minutes requested

*682  Ratify a Letter of Agreement with the District Council of Trade Unions to authorize a 4% wage increase to each step of the Water Bureau Operating Engineer III Classification  (Previous Agenda 479; Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Portland Housing Bureau

 683  Direct the Portland Housing Bureau to create an expungement pilot program to reduce barriers and increase access to housing opportunities  (Resolution)  30 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 684  Authorize grant agreement awarding up to $73,000 in FY 18/19 to Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. to provide outreach, technical assistance and community involvement for watershed projects in Portland's westside sub-watersheds  (Ordinance)

 685  Authorize contract with Tetra Tech Inc. to provide engineering services for the Columbia Blvd Wastewater Treatment Plant Main Substation Replacement Project No. E10897 in the amount of $650,630  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 686  Amend contract with enfoTech and Consulting Inc. to increase the not-to-exceed amount to $1,545,000 for the implementation, support, and maintenance of a new Environmental Compliance Information Management System  (Second Reading Agenda 633; amend Contract No. 30003170)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

 687  Amend fee schedule for the Office of Neighborhood Involvement Noise Program  (Ordinance; amend ENB-5.02)  15 minutes requested

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 688  Assess property for sidewalk repair for the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Second Reading Agenda 651; Y1095, Y1096)


WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 20, 2018

689  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Adopt the Enhanced Transit Corridors Plan and endorse a list of Enhanced Transit candidate project locations for submittal to the Metro Regional Enhanced Transit Concept Pilot Program to help advance project development  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Saltzman)  1.5 hours requested

  Exhibit A - Transit Corridors Plan     Exhibit B - Candidate Locations

*690  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Increase commercial solid waste fees effective July 1, 2018  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Section 17.102.250)  30 minutes requested for items 690 and 691

 691  Direct the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability to develop a strategy to reduce single-use, non-recyclable plastics with an emphasis on plastic straws  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 21, 2018

 692  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Update on Affordable Commercial Space Bonus Administrative Rules  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

*693  TIME CERTAIN: 2:30 PM – Approve the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission FY 2018-19 budget  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  40 minutes requested for items 693 and 694

*694  Authorize grant agreement with Portland Community Media for public, educational and governmental access resources, and to provide community media and digital literacy services on a city-wide basis not to exceed $912,514  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

*695  TIME CERTAIN: 3:15 PM – Authorize a Sponsorship Agreement with NIKE, Inc., the Portland Trail Blazers and Verde to resurface basketball courts at City parks  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  15 minutes requested 

 696  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Establish a Priorities Framework for the City of Portland’s Smart City PDX Initiative  (Previous Agenda 655; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  40 minutes 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.

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The City of Portland will gladly accommodate requests for an interpreter or make other accommodations that further inclusivity. Please make your request at least 48 hours before the meeting to the Council Clerk 503-823-4086. (TTY 503-823-6868).

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Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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