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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.

Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link


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Council Agenda for December 13-14, 2017  (Printable Version)




 1317  Request of Joseph Walsh to address Council regarding impacts of illegal camping  (Communication)

 1318  Request of Jim Atwood to address Council regarding Unreinforced Masonry Mandatory Seismic Upgrade Plan  (Communication)

 1319  Request of Ambassador Margaret Hepziban to address Council regarding racism, judicial accountability, housing and finance  (Communication)

 1320  Request of Sarah Hobbs to address Council regarding need to do better concerning Portland's rising rate of suicide  (Communication)

 1321  Request of David Kif Davis to address Council regarding use of Guantanamo Bay white torture tactics on October 11th  (Communication)


 1322  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – 2017 Steve Lowenstein Trust Award  (Presentation introduced by Commissioner Fish)  15 minutes requested

 1323  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Declare intent to initiate local improvement district formation proceedings to construct street, sidewalk, stormwater and sanitary sewer improvements in the SE 80th Ave and Mill St Local Improvement District  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; C-10060)  30 minutes requested

 1324  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Accept Portland Utility Board Annual Report  (Previous Agenda 1284; Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  10 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

 1325  Consent to the transfer of Mel Deines Sanitary Service, Inc. residential solid waste, recycling and composting collection franchise to Kahut City Sanitary Service Inc. dba City Sanitary Service  (Second Reading Agenda 1287)

Office of Management and Finance

*1326  Approve a one-time exception to Human Resources Administrative Rule 6.03 to allow carryover of vacation leave in excess of two years accrual for certain eligible employees on the City's Data Center Move project  (Ordinance)

 1327  Extend term of franchise granted to Sprint Communications Company, LP to build and operate telecommunications facilities in City streets  (Second Reading Agenda 1292; amend Ordinance No. 172141)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Development Services

 1328  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland State University to conduct customer/community and employee surveys and provide related services, for an amount not to exceed $75,000  (Second Reading Agenda 1294)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

 1329  Authorize a restructure of the temporary loan terms between the Parks Capital Improvement Fund and the Golf Fund for Colwood Golf Course improvements  (Resolution; amend Resolution No. 37081)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*1330  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation to accept and appropriate a grant from the Federal Highway Bridge Program for the SE 122nd Avenue: Johnson Creek Bridge Replacement  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005558)

 1331  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the SW Vermont Street Pavement Rehabilitation - SW 65th Ave to SW Capitol Hwy  (Second Reading Agenda 1298)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

*1332  Update Code filing deadline for documents to be included on the Council Agenda to Tuesday at 12:00 p.m., as observed under the pilot project  (Ordinance; amend Code Section 3.02.030)



 1333  Amend street vacation ordinance to replace certain conditions and add conditions applicable to the vacated portion of SW Madison St between SW 10th Ave and SW Park Ave for the Rothko Pavilion at the Portland Art Museum  (Second Reading Agenda 1316; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Saltzman, Fish and Eudaly; amend Ordinance No. 127882)

 1334  Authorize contribution to the Northwest Transportation Fund to satisfy requirements found in Portland Zoning Code and qualify for a floor area Office use bonus for the ESCO property prior to submittal of a land use review application or building plans  (Second Reading Agenda 1301; Ordinance introduced by Commissioners Eudaly and Saltzman; C-10049)

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 1335  Appoint Thomas J. Juon to the Building Code Board of Appeal for a term to expire November 28, 2020  (Report)  15 minutes requested

 1336  Appoint Robert Bruene to the Electrical Code Board of Appeal for term to expire November 28, 2020  (Report)  15 minutes requested

 1337  Appoint Terry Glenn to the River Community Advisory Committee for a term to expire on November 28, 2020  (Report)  15 minutes requested

Bureau of Police

*1338  Authorize application and accept a grant in the amount of $75,057 and appropriate $60,000 for FY 2017-18 from Oregon Impact's Driving Under the Influence High Visibility Enforcement program for sworn overtime reimbursement  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

City Attorney

*1339  Amend contract with Radler, White, Parks & Alexander, LLP to extend expiration date and increase contract amount by $150,000 to provide additional on-call legal assistance to the Spectator Venues Program  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005644)  15 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 1340  Accept Amendment Four of Contract No. 30005394 which sets the Guaranteed Maximum Price of $147,350,000 from Howard S. Wright Construction Company for the Portland Building Design-Build-Relocate Project  (Procurement Report - RFP No. 00000260)  15 minutes requested

A amendment 4     B project budget recap     C change order request    D budget revision tracker

E final basis of design     F reference docs to E     G quals & assum.     H project schedule   

I cost-responsibility matrix

 1341  Accept bid of Wildish Standard Paving Co. for the Burgard/Lombard at North Time Oil Road Project for $1,754,560  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000606)



 1342  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept the City of Portland Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY ended June 30, 2017  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

 1343  Results of Financial Audit of the City Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for FY 2016-17 and related communications  (Report introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)  45 minutes requested

 1344  TIME CERTAIN: 3:15 PM – Accept the City of Portland 2018 Federal Legislative Agenda  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1 hour requested for items 1344 and 1345

 1345  Accept the Report on the City of Portland 2018 State Legislative Agenda  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)


Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 1346  Authorize a competitive solicitation for Price Agreements for construction services at Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant, Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant, and associated pump stations for an estimated $6,000,000  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

 1347  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder for construction on Montavilla North Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10385 for an estimated cost of $6,225,000  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 1348  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder for construction of Montavilla South Sewer Rehabilitation  Projects No. E10386 for an estimated cost of $4,000,000  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

 1349  Amend the boundary of the NW 20th Ave Local Improvement District to accept $500,000 in funding from Esco Corporation, include and assess property at 2141 NW 25th Ave to fund traffic signal replacement and intersection improvements to the NW 23rd Ave and NW Vaughn St and U.S. Hwy 30 intersection  (Second Reading Agenda 1314; C-10049; amend Ordinance No. 187244)

 1350  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the St. Johns Truck Strategy - Phase II project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Previous Agenda 1315)


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, DECEMBER 14, 2017

 1351  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept the Oregon Sports Authority’s annual report on national and international sports marketing activities and event recruiting services  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler; Contract No. 30005536)  15 minutes requested

*1352  TIME CERTAIN: 2:15 PM – Ratify a collective bargaining agreement between the City and District Council of Trade Unions relating to terms and conditions of employment of represented employees in the bargaining unit  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  15 minutes requested

 1353  TIME CERTAIN: 2:30 PM – Presentation on the Get Portland Moving Pilot: ramping up coordination of activities in the right-of-way  (Report introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  20 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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