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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 MAY 3-4, 2017  (Printable Version)   


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MAY 3, 2017

In accordance with City Charter Section 2-302, all City Bureaus are assigned to the Mayor’s Office for the remainder of the budget process.  The Council Agenda will reflect this change starting May 10-11.


 429  Request of Katherine Salzmann to address Council regarding HB 2669 Toxics Reporting and Community Right To Know  (Communication)

 430  Request of Nate Cohen to address Council regarding emergency medical services delivery  (Communication)

 431  Request of Katherine Smith to address Council regarding City Council talking to the Tigard Police about her case  (Communication)

 432  Request of B Max Grad to address Council regarding reducing differential exposure to police stops  (Communication)

 433  Request of Jeff Cole to address Council regarding public amenities for Central Eastside  (Communication)


 434  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Declare intent to initiate local improvement district formation proceedings to construct street, sidewalk and stormwater improvements in the N Burlington Ave and Edison St Local Improvement District  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman;  C-10057)  20 minutes requested

 435  TIME CERTAIN: 10:05 AM – Establish an Open Data Policy and create an Open Data Program for the City of Portland  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Saltzman)  1 hour requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*436  Provide straight time pay for certain overtime hours worked by the Electrical Supervisor  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*437  Amend contract with e-Builder, Inc. to extend the term and increase the value of the contract by $988,233 for a not-to-exceed total of $1,724,162 for project management software  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004084)

 438  Authorize a competitive solicitation for Security Services for the SmartPark Garages and the Portland Streetcar Facility at an estimated amount of $4,000,000 for five years  (Ordinance)


 439  Replace the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program foregone revenue annual cap with a rolling 5-year cap  (Second Reading 414; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Saltzman)

 Mayor Ted Wheeler

 440  Proclaim May 2017 to be Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

Bureau of Police

*441  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County, Oregon for the use of U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Program grant funds of $98,160 for agency personnel expenses  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 442  Accept bid of Moore Excavation, Inc. for the Mt. Scott-Arleta Sewer Rehabilitation project for $2,097,621  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000513)

 443  Accept bid of Stellar J. Corporation for the Airport Way I Pump Station Improvements and AW03 Forcemain Repair project for $1,636,000  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000502)

 444  Accept bid of Twin Oaks Construction and Metal Works for the Forest Park Trail Bridges Replacement Project for $661,200  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000542)

*445  Amend the City of Portland Employee Benefits Program to reflect necessary plan design changes as recommended by the Labor Management Benefits Committee and as administratively required by the Bureau of Human Resources for the City self-insured and insured plan offerings beginning July 1, 2017  (Ordinance)            20 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 446  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the construction of the NW Industrial St and 28th Ave Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10782 for an estimated $2,000,000  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 447  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder for construction of the Slabtown Sewer Replacement Project No. E10663 for an estimated $8.86 million  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 448  Accept the report on status of the Columbia Wastewater Treatment Plant Lagoon Reconstruction Phase 3&4 Project No. E07146 from the Chief Engineer  (Previous Agenda 421)  15 minutes requested 



WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, MAY 3, 2017

 449  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Strengthen transparency and accountability of City advisory bodies  (Resolution introduced by Commissioners Fish and Eudaly)  1 hour requested

 450  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Consider the proposal of Greg Winterowd on behalf of Run our Dream LLC and the recommendation from the Hearings Officer for conditional approval to change the Comprehensive Plan Map designation from Neighborhood Commercial and Medium Density Multi-Dwelling to Urban Commercial, and the Zoning Map designation from Neighborhood Commercial 2 and Residential 1,000 to Storefront Commercial for property at 2815 SW Barbur Blvd  (Hearing introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; LU 16-186417 CP ZC)  1.5 hours requested for 450-451

 451  Amend the Comprehensive Plan Map designation and amend the Zoning Map for property 2815 SW Barbur Blvd  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; LU 16-186417 CP ZC)



THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, MAY 4, 2017

 452  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept 2017 Regional Arts and Culture Council report on the Arts Education and Access Fund  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  1 hour requested

 453  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM Transmit East Portland Action Plan 2017 annual presentation  (Report introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  1.5 hours requested for items 453-454

 454  Authorize $73,996 total in grant agreements for the Office of Neighborhood Involvement East Portland Action Plan 2017 Civic Engagement Grant agreements to further community involvement  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)

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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