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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 August 22, 2018  (printable version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, AUGUST 22, 2018


 874  Request of Briana Bard to address Council regarding opposing the development of offshore oil and gas in Oregon  (Communication)

 875  Request of Craig Rogers to address Council regarding trust and local government  (Communication) 

 876  Request of Stan Herman to address Council regarding a request to meet with a Council member  (Communication)

 877  Request of David Nelson to address Council regarding why Portland Police Bureau has not done an investigation and covering up corruption  (Communication)

 878  Request of Charles Bridgecrane Johnson to address Council regarding courage of the houseless/homeless community and #AbolishICE demonstrator/protestors and #BlackLivesMatter solidarity  (Communication)


 879  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Proclaim August 30th to be Portland Gay Men’s Chorus Day  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish)  15 minutes requested

 880  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Update the City of Portland Sustainable Procurement Policy  (Previous Agenda 788; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend ADM-1.09)  30 minutes requested

 881  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Appoint Linda McGeady and Alejandro Queral to the Regional Arts and Culture Council Board of Directors (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  10 minutes requested

 882  TIME CERTAIN: 10:40 AM – Accept update from Portland Community College on Future Connect  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler) 15 minutes requested

 *883  TIME CERTAIN: 11:00 AM – Ratify a successor collective bargaining agreement between the City and Laborers’ Local 483 relating to the terms and conditions of employment of Seasonal Maintenance Workers for 2018-2022  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler) 10 minutes requested

 884  TIME CERTAIN: 11:10 AM – Ratify a successor collective bargaining agreement between the City and Portland Police Commanding Officers Association relating to the terms and conditions of employment of Police Lieutenants for 2018-2020  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  15 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

*885  Approve grant agreement with Worksystems, Inc. for the SummerWorks youth employment program and Black Male Achievement within City Bureaus for summer 2018 for an amount not to exceed $591,900  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*886  Authorize a grant agreement with GreenHop LLC, in an amount not to exceed $95,155 for their Green Hop Cannabis Workforce Incubator (Ordinance)

*887  Authorize a grant agreement with Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center in an amount not to exceed $100,000 for expansion of their construction pre-apprenticeship program for communities of color and low-income young adults  (Ordinance)

*888  Pay claim of Deann Wallace in the sum of $20,000 involving the Portland Parks and Recreation Bureau  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*889  Amend an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for the Red Electric Trail: SW Bertha Blvd to SW Capitol Highway project to change project limits and relocate water line  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30002431)

*890  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the Highway Safety Improvement Project Signalized Improvements project  (Ordinance)

 *891  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the Red Electric Trail project  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

*892  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for the Springwater Trail Gap: SE Umatilla to SE 13th Ave in the amount of $344,364  (Ordinance; amend Contract)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Water Bureau

 893  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland State University not to exceed $50,000 to prepare population, housing unit and household estimates and forecasts  (Second Reading 860; Contract No. 30006240)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*894  Authorize contract with Standard Insurance Company for group life, supplemental life and long-term disability insurance through June 30, 2019 in the amount of $2,200,000  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 895  Authorize a contract with Brown and Caldwell, Inc. for professional services for the Inverness Pump Station 24-inch Pressure Line Rehabilitation Project No. E10887 for $1,100,000  (Second Reading Agenda 866)

 896  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder for construction of the Downtown-Old Town: Caruthers-Mill Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10986 for $3,296,200  (Second Reading Agenda 867)

Water Bureau

*897  Designate and assign the Carey Boulevard Property from the Portland Water Bureau to the Portland Housing Bureau for development as affordable housing  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 898  Approve findings to authorize an exemption to the competitive bidding requirements and authorize the use of the alternative contracting method of Construction Manager/General Contractor in connection with the Bull Run Filtration Project for an estimated amount of $350,000,000  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

 899  Authorize a contract with Brown and Caldwell, Inc. for the Program Management and Support Services for the Bull Run Filtration Project for a total not-to-exceed amount of $67,891,398  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested


 900  Authorize a Cooperative Utility Agreement with Oregon Department of Transportation for the US26 Powell Blvd: SE 122nd Ave - SE 136th Ave Project to replace water lines for an estimated amount of $856,000  (Second Reading Agenda 868)


WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, AUGUST 22, 2018


 *901  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Amend the Comprehensive Plan, Comprehensive Plan Map, Zoning Map, Title 33-Planning and Zoning, Title 18-Noise Control, Title 32-Signs and Related Regulations, to create the Residential Manufactured Dwelling Park designation and base zone  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Eudaly and Fritz; amend Code Title 33, and Code Sections 18.04.040, 32.12.020 and 32.32.010)  3 hours requested

 Exhibit A Findings      Exhibit B Recommended Draft      Exhibit C-D Titles 18 and 32

  Exhibit E Comp Plan Map     Exhibit F Zoning Map

For more information see Bureau of Planning and Sustainability website


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, AUGUST 23, 2018


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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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.