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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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Portland, OR 97204

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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 October 24-25, 2018  (printable version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, OCTOBER 24, 2018


 1095  Request of Sally Fronsman-Cecil to address Council regarding Portland Gray Panthers  (Communication)

 1096  Request of Dorothy Holland to address Council regarding Portland Gray Panthers  (Communication)

 1097  Request of Edith Gillis to address Council regarding Portland Gray Panthers  (Communication)

 1098  Request of Luis Balderas Villagrama to address Council regarding Portland Gray Panthers  (Communication)

 1099  Request of Lew Church to address Council regarding Portland Gray Panthers  (Communication)


 1100  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Proclaim October 2018 to be Filipino-American Heritage Month  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish)  30 minutes requested

 1101  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Increase transparency and accountability in City operations by requiring that employees disclose outside work  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Fish and Fritz)  30 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

City Budget Office

*1102  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Prosper Portland for economic development activities for $6,540,664 as appropriated in the City FY 2018-19 Adopted Budget  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*1103  Authorize the acquisition of 0.2 acres of real property at 4407 SE Umatilla St for $250,000 to be used for watershed restoration purposes  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Portland Fire & Rescue

*1104  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland State University to perform data analysis, community outreach, strategic development, and create Blueprint for Success reports to proactively address community needs, at a not-to-exceed amount of $21,000  (Ordinance)

 1105  Amend fee schedule associated with Fire regulations to increase the annual portable propane fee from $25 to $35 (Ordinance; amend Portland Policy Document FIR-12.01)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Police

 1106  Accept a grant in the amount of $105,060, appropriate $35,000 for FY 2018-2019, and authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County for the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team to be partially reimbursed for a Police Bureau sergeant through September 30, 2020  (Second Reading Agenda 1081)

 1107  Authorize a Memorandum of Understanding with the partner agencies that constitute the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team for the stated project goals listed in the Office on Violence Against Women FY 2017-2020 Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders grant program application and award  (Second Reading Agenda 1082)

 1108  Amend a contract with Central City Concern to increase the not to exceed amount by $375,742 to provide additional treatment readiness services, transitional housing, and follow-up retention support services to chemically-dependent, homeless adult chronic arrestees  (Second Reading Agenda 1083)

 1109  Authorize application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance for a grant in the amount of $391,694 for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program FY 2018 Local Solicitation to assist the Portland-Metropolitan area law enforcement and criminal justice community to prevent and reduce crime and violence  (Second Reading Agenda 1084)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*1110  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the SW Naito Parkway: SW Salmon Street to I-405 Improvement project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance)

 1111  Vacate a portion of an unnamed road east of NE 160th Ave and south of NE Halsey St subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Hearing; Ordinance; VAC-10116)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*1112  Authorize a contract with Synagro-WWT, Inc. for the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Biosolids Inventory Reduction Project at an estimated cost of $7 million  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 1113  Assess property for sidewalk repair for the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Hearing; Ordinance; Y1097)  15 minutes requested


WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 24, 2018




THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 25, 2018

 1114  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Proclaim October 2018 to be Disability Employment Awareness Month  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Fish and Fritz)  30 minutes requested

 1115  TIME CERTAIN: 2:30 PM – Consider the appeal of Deborah A. Byrne against the Hearings Officer’s decision to approve a Conditional Use Review for a new eight-space parking lot on Imago Dei Ministries property at 1404 SE Ankeny St  (Hearing introduced by Mayor Wheeler; LU 18-174083 CU)  45 minutes requested

  Staff 10-17-18 Memo     Hearings Officer Decision

   Appeal Form     Hearing Notice

 1116  TIME CERTAIN: 3:15 PM – Reaffirm support for the TV and Film industry in Portland, and direct staff to begin work on a Film and Video Universal Permit program  (Resolution introduced by Commissioners Fish and Eudaly)  30 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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Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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Disclaimer: The official agenda including items is on file with the Council Clerk at City Hall. This online copy is for general information only. In the event of a conflict between the online copy and the official hard copy documents on file with the Council Clerk, the official hard copy shall prevail.