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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


City Hall  –  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

Council Agenda for September 20-21, 2017  (Printable Version)




 1025  Request of Mimi German to address Council regarding crosswalls, KKK and cops  (Communication)

 1026  Request of Joe Walsh to address Council regarding communications  (Communication)

 1027  Request of Floy Jones to address Council regarding Portland Water Bureau issues  (Communication)

 1028  Request of Jimmy Whittenburg to address Council regarding control of the City by developers and builders, traffic congestion and speeding  (Communication)

 1029  Request of Scott Farestrand to address Council regarding the homeless and tolerance  (Communication)


*1030  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Approve funding recommendations made by Children’s Levy Allocation Committee for September 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  30 minutes requested

 1031  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Authorize a contract with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. in the amount of $3,325,000 for the Corrosion Control Improvements Project  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fish)  45 minutes requested for items 1031 and 1032

 1032  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 Corrosion Control Improvements Project for an estimated amount of $11,000,000  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fish)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

 1033  Appoint Jon Coulimore and Greg Kohn to the Electrical Code Board of Appeal for terms to expire September 19, 2020  (Report)

1034  Appoint Vernie Santos to the Plumbing Code Board of Appeal for term to expire September 19, 2020  (Report)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

 1035  Revise ordinance to correct the fee schedules for tree permits  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 188415)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Police

*1036  Amend contract with EnviroIssues Inc. in the amount of $35,000 to provide additional police review board facilitator services  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30003585)  20 minutes requested

Note -- This item is rescheduled to September 27th.

Office of Government Relations

 1037  Authorize a contract with Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, for federal lobbying not to exceed $198,000 a year  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 1038  Amend and repeal Citywide Accounting Administrative Rules relating to capital asset accounting  (Resolution; repeal FIN 6.09, repeal and replace FIN 6.11 and amend FIN 6.12)  20 minutes requested

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

 1039  Amend Marijuana Regulatory License Procedure and Requirements business regulations  (Previous Agenda 1013; amend Code Chapter 14B.130)

  Eudaly 9-13 proposed amendments



 1040  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Proclaim September 24, 2017 to be First Annual Salmon in our City Day  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish)  1 hour requested

1041-1043   TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM 

Central City 2035 Plan items continued from September 14, 2017 hearing.

Only those who previously signed up and have not testified yet will be able to testify.  No additional oral testimony will be taken.  

Written testimony may be submitted until 5pm, September 22nd.

For more information see project website

 1041   Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan; amend the Comprehensive Plan, Comprehensive Plan Map, Transportation System Plan, Willamette Greenway Plan, Willamette River Greenway Inventory, Scenic Resources Protection Plan, Zoning Map and Title 33; repeal and replace prior Central City plans and documents  (Previous Agenda 1022; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  2 hours requested for items 1041-1043

Cover Memo         Planning & Sustainability Commission transmittal letter

Exhibit List & Link       Exhibit A Findings Report

Proposed Amendments  

 1042  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Action Charts, Performance Targets and Urban Design Diagrams  (Previous Agenda 1023; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

   Exhibit A - Performance Targets & Action Plans     Exhibit B - Vol 1 Goals & Policies

 1043  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Green Loop Concept Report  (Previous Agenda 1024; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

   Exhibit A - The Green Loop



*1044  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Waive certain zoning code standards addressing use, street-facing facades, and timing of demolition review to authorize relocation and placement of the Morris Marks House on property located northwest of the intersection of SW Broadway St and SW Grant St and maintain Historic Resource Inventory status for the structure  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; waive Code Section 33.120.100.A, 33.120.232.B.1 and 33.445.520.A.2.c)  45 minutes requested

 1045  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Consider the poposal of Sarah Radelet of Strata Land Use Planning and the recommendation from the Hearings Officer for approval, to change the Comprehensive Plan Map designation from Low-Density Multi-Dwelling to Neighborhood Commercial and the Zoning Map designation from Residential 2,000 to Neighborhood Commercial 1 for property at 5901 SE Belmont St  (Hearing introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; LU 16-292724 CP ZC)  45 minutes requested for items 1045 and 1046

   Hearings Officer's Recommendation

 1046  Amend the Comprehensive Plan Map designation and amend the Zoning Map for property at 5901 SE Belmont St, at the request of Sarah Radelet, Strata Land Use Planning (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; LU 16-292724 CP ZC)

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


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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.