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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 February 20-21, 2019  (printable version)

NOTE: Wednesday 2:00 PM Meeting has been CANCELLED:  Appeal will be rescheduled at the request of the appellant.   




 136  Request of Mark Bradley to address Council regarding leaking heating oil tanks  (Communication) 

 137  Request of Ken Burfeind to address Council regarding disruption of peace and quiet at Broadway and Market Plaid Pantry  (Communication)

 138  Request of David Kif Davis to address Council regarding ongoing war on copwatchers, citizen journalist and citizens by G4S Security, City Council and the City  (Communication) 

 139  Request of Charles B. Ormsby to address Council regarding Bureau of Environmental Services multiple projects  (Communication) 

 140  Request of Dee White to address Council regarding Portland values, science and lead in our drinking water  (Communication) 


 141  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Accept funding and authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Washington County for $1 million for SW Multnomah/Garden Home intersection safety project (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  35 minutes requested

 142  TIME CERTAIN: 10:20 AM – Amend fee schedules for Land Use Services  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  20 minutes requested

 *143  TIME CERTAIN: 10:40 AM – Transfer functions and staff from the Auditor Assessment, Finance and Foreclosure Division to the Bureau of Revenue of Financial Services’ Revenue Division and designate the Revenue Division as the recorder for purposes of the City lien docket and financing local improvements  (Ordinance introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero; amend various Code Sections and Administrative Rules)  20 minutes requested 



Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*144  Correct the salary grade of the nonrepresented classification of Occupational Health Specialist  (Ordinance) 

*145  Pay property damage claim of Main Street Development, Inc. in the sum of $24,143 involving the Portland Bureau of Development Services  (Ordinance) 

Portland Housing Bureau

*146  Amend subrecipient contract with Housing Development Center, Inc. by $54,100 for a total value of $151,100 to support the Risk Mitigation Pool program  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32001821) 

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*147  Accept an Engineering Report on a proposed encroachment into the public right-of-way for a second subsurface tunnel under SW Meade St  (Ordinance) 

*148  Authorize Development Fee Agreement with Fernhill Crossing, LLC to pay the City a fee of $60,000 for transportation system improvements  (Ordinance) 


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 149  Accept bid of Landis & Landis Construction, LLC for Sunnyside North Reconstruction & Green Streets ALD-05 for $9,320,929  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00001090)  10 minutes requested

 150  Establish an interim compensation rate for the revised Tree Inspector classification and create a new represented classification of Tree Inspector, Senior and establish an interim compensation rate for this classification  (Second Reading Agenda 127)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*151  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to acquire certain permanent property rights necessary for Columbia Slough water quality improvements through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance) 

 152  Amend contract with Brown and Caldwell, Inc. for professional engineering services for the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Waste Gas Burner Replacement Project No. E10649, in the amount of $338,935  (Second Reading Agenda 130; amend Contract No. 30005983) 

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

 153  Amend timeline for placard requirement and tenant notification for unreinforced masonry buildings and required documentation of compliance  (Ordinance; amend Code Section 24.85.065)  30 minutes requested

Portland Fire & Rescue

*154  Authorize a purchase order with Hughes Fire Equipment, Inc. for four emergency response apparatus for a total not-to-exceed amount of $2,816,210  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

 *155  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the NE Columbia - Cully Boulevard and Alderwood Road intersection improvements project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Previous Agenda 132)  15 minutes requested

 *156  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain temporary rights necessary for construction of the Springwater Connector project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Previous Agenda 133)  15 minutes requested



NOTE: Wednesday Meeting CANCELLED:  Appeal will be rescheduled at the request of the appellant.   

 157  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM TO BE RESCHEDULED-DATE TO BE DETERMINED – Appeal of the Citizen Review Committee against Portland Police Bureau’s finding regarding Independent Police Review/Internal Affairs case No. 2018-C-0001/ Appeal No. 2018-X-0003  (Report introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)  


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, FEBRUARY 21, 2019

 158  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Extend state of housing emergency, operationalize efficiencies and identify Council powers, specify a twenty-four-month duration, and waive portions of the Portland Zoning Code  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1.5 hours requested for items 158 and 159

 *159  Authorize a subrecipient contract with the Urban League of Portland for $214,000 for services in support of fair housing and renter protection  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler) 

 *160  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Amend City Code related to the administration of the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Initiative and other housekeeping amendments  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Chapter 7.02, and add Code Chapter 7.07)  1 hour requested for items 160 and 161

*161  Create the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; add Code Section 5.04.560)

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.

Council Chambers is equipped with a sound system for the hearing impaired. Assisted listening devices are available from the Clerk.

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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The meetings are also cablecast on CityNet 30, Portland Community Media television.

Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


Testimony is taken on Resolutions and Ordinances (first reading).  To testify, sign up on a testimony sheet as you enter Council Chambers on the day of the meeting.  Individuals have 3 minutes to testify, unless otherwise stated at the meeting. Testimony is not taken on Communications, Second Readings, Proclamations or Presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G.   Testimony will be taken on Reports at the Presiding Officer’s determination (Code 3.02.040 G.5).

Written testimony may be emailed or mailed to the Council Clerk prior to the meeting.

To schedule a Communication, email or mail your request to the Council Clerk. Include your name, address, phone number and a brief description of the subject you will be addressing. For full details, see Testimony Policies and procedures.

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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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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.