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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 February 22, 2017  (Printable Version)  




 161  Request of Justen Harn to address Council regarding introduce Open Signal’s new brand and services provided to the community  (Communication)  

 162  Request of Rebecca Burrell to address Council regarding Open Signal a media arts center  (Communication)

 163  Request of Lisa Faust to address Council regarding Open Signal's recent growth and history with the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission  (Communication)

 164  Request of Laura Lo Forti to address Council regarding partnership and growth opportunities with Open Signal in the community  (Communication)

 165  Request of Kalimah Abioto to address Council regarding Open Signal  (Communication)


 166  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Portland Streetcar Annual Report for 2016  (Report introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  30 minutes requested

 167  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Assess benefited properties for mast arm traffic signal and utility undergrounding improvements in the N Vancouver Ave and Cook St Local Improvement District  (Hearing introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; Ordinance; C-10047)        15 minutes requested

 168  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Reappoint Adam Green, Kate von Ter Stegge and Steve Yarosh to a pool of community volunteers to be available to serve on the Police Review Board for terms to end February 21, 2020  (Report introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero) 30 minutes requested

 169  TIME CERTAIN: 11:00 AM – Improve land use and other City regulations through the Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 8 – Technical Amendments  (Previous Agenda 158; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Title 17, Title 24 and Title 33)  30 minutes requested for items 169 and 170

  Exhibit A

  Proposed Amendments 2/15/2017:

  Wheeler amendments (Items 169 & 170)       Saltzman, Eudaly, Fritz amendments

 170  Improve City tree regulations through the Regulatory Improvement Code Amendment Package 8–Technical Amendments  (Previous Agenda 159; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Title 11)

  Exhibit A


 171  Appoint 25 members to the New Portlander Policy Commission for two and three year terms  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Eudaly)

Mayor Ted Wheeler

*172  Authorize a grant agreement with Resolutions Northwest, Inc. for $28,000 for the Restorative Justice Program for the reduction of suspensions and expulsions, keeping students connected and engaged in school  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

 173  Grant a franchise to Level 3 Communications, LLC, for telecommunications services for a period of 10 years  (Ordinance)

 174  Extend term of franchise granted to Qwest Communications Company, LLC n/k/a CenturyLink Communications, LLC to build and operate telecommunications facilities within City Streets  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 171914)

 175  Extend term of OnFiber Communications, Inc. franchise to use designated City streets to provide telecommunications services  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 175793)

 176  Extend term of franchise granted to Sprint Communications Company, LP to build and operate telecommunications facilities in City streets  (Second Reading Agenda 139; amend Ordinance No. 172141)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*177  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to execute a trail easement with Sullivan's Gulch Group LLC  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Police

*178  Apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $45,000 and appropriate $22,500 for FY 2016-17 from the Oregon Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Division FY 2017 Safety Belt Grant program for sworn personnel overtime reimbursement  (Ordinance) 10 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 179  Accept bid of Raimore Construction, LLC for the Lents Park Playground Improvement project for $843,821  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000489)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

 180  Approve the designation of seven trees as City of Portland Heritage Trees and remove the Heritage Tree designation from five trees  (Second Reading Agenda 151)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 181  Authorize a contract with Parametrix, Inc. for professional services for the Broadway & 94th Pump Station Upgrade Project No. E10783 in the amount of $423,629  (Second Reading Agenda 141)

 182  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for construction of the Woodlawn-King Streets Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10331 for $4,700,000  (Second Reading Agenda 153)

 183  Authorize a contract with CH2M HILL Engineers, Inc. for professional services for the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall 3 Improvements for $674,612 Project No. E06923  (Second Reading Agenda 154)

 184  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the construction of the Middle Hillsdale Rainfall Derived Inflow and Infiltration Pilot Project Laterals, Project No. E10617 for an estimated cost of $3,400,000  (Second Reading Agenda 155)

 185  Authorize a contract with Brown and Caldwell for professional services in development of the Bureau of Environmental Services Resiliency Master Plan for an estimated cost of $499,299  (Second Reading Agenda 156)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

 186  Vacate a portion of Multnomah County public road known as the Hawthorne Bridge West Approach ramp pursuant to ORS 368.361 (3)  (Resolution) 10 minutes requested




 187  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Appeal of the Citizen Review Committee against Portland Police Bureau’s finding regarding Independent Police Review/Internal Affairs Case No. 2015-C-0104/Appeal No. 2015-X-0002  (Report introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)  2 hours 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.

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Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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