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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 October 28-29, 2020 (printable version)

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

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

The deadline to sign up for the October 28-29, 2020 Council meeting is Tuesday, October 27, 2020 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 visit the Council Clerk’s agenda webpage to register, www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/councilagenda. 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 October 28-29, 2020 Council meeting is Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

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

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

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

The deadline to sign up for the October 28-29, 2020 Council meeting is Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 845  Request of Jake Dockter to address Council regarding Physicians for Human Rights report detailing Portland Police Bureau brutality and Portland Fire lack of response  (Communication)

 846  Request of Dana Louis to address Council regarding shelter-in-place villages  (Communication)

 847  Request of Kaitlyn Dey to address Council regarding audit of Enhanced Services Districts  (Communication)

 848  Request of Al Ochosa to address Council regarding Emergency Relief Funds for cannabis businesses suffering loss and damages due to increased criminal activity and recent wildfires  (Communication)

 849  Request of Kim Lundin to address Council regarding Emergency Relief Funds for cannabis businesses suffering loss and damages due to increased criminal activity and recent wildfires  (Communication)

TIMES CERTAIN

 850  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Initiate foreclosure action on four properties for the collection of delinquent City Liens placed against the properties  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

 851  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM Proclaim October 28, 2020 to be Shrill Day  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  15 minutes requested

 852  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM Accept the Quarterly Technology Oversight Committee Report from the Chief Administrative Officer  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 853  Reappoint Sam Rodriguez to the Portland Design Commission for a term to expire November 1, 2024  (Report)

 854  Reappoint David Widmark to the Home Forward Board of Commissioners for a term to expire March 19, 2024  (Resolution)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Portland Bureau of Transportation

*855  Accept a grant in the amount of $140,000 from Oregon Department of Transportation, authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement for the Parkrose Neighborhood Action Plan, and appropriate $108,750 in FY 2020-21 budget  (Ordinance)

*856  Accept a grant in the amount of $195,000 from Oregon Department of Transportation, authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement for the Lower Southeast Rising Area Plan, and appropriate $97,500 in the FY 2020-21 budget  (Ordinance)

 857  Authorize the Oregon Public Works Emergency Response Cooperative Assistance Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation and others for cooperative assistance during emergency conditions  (Ordinance)

REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor Ted Wheeler and

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

 858  Proclaim October 2020 to be Domestic Violence Awareness Month  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Hardesty)  20 minutes requested

Mayor Ted Wheeler and

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

 859  Create a local improvement district to construct street, sidewalk, stormwater, sanitary sewer and water main improvements in the NW Park Ave and Johnson - Kearney Sts Local Improvement District  (Second Reading Agenda 833; C-10069)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Bureau of Environmental Services

 860  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for the Columbia Slough Sediment Program not to exceed $325,000 over five years  (Ordinance)

 861  Amend contract with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. to expand design, permitting, and construction support engineering services for the Columbia Blvd Wastewater Treatment Plant Secondary Treatment Expansion Program, Project No. E07947, not to exceed $14 million  (Second Reading Agenda 842; amend Contract No. 30006543)

Parks & Recreation

 862  Authorize competitive bid solicitation and contract with the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for construction of the Gabriel Park Play Area Improvements Project  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Ryan

Bureau of Development Services

 863  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  (Second Reading Agenda 827)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

 864  Establish rules and limitations on Portland Police Bureau members subject to deputization by federal law enforcement agencies  (Resolution)  30 minutes requested

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

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

The deadline to sign up for the October 28-29, 2020 Council meeting is Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 28, 2020

 865  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM Adopt the FY 2020-21 Fall Supplemental Budget and make other budget-related changes  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  2 hours requested

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

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

 

The deadline to sign up for the October 28-29, 2020 Council meeting is Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 29, 2020

 866  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM Amend Trees in Development Situations Code to remove zone exemptions from tree preservation and tree density and amend regulations for preservation of private trees  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Ryan; amend Code Chapter 11.50)  3 hours requested

Item 866 - Proposed Substitute Ordinance

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 503-823-4086. (TTY 503-823-6868).

City Council meetings can be viewed at YouTube Channel, eGov PDX, www.youtube.com/channel/UCcPIUh7CWwtBXisMPHWG65g

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,

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/citycode/testimony

Council Clerk Testimony: 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.

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