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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 November 20 - 21, 2019  (printable version)  



 1054  Request of Stan Herman to address Council regarding tell me the truth  (Communication)

 1055  Request of Christine Aanderud to address Council regarding business owner, homeless situation  (Communication)

 1056  Request of David Potts to address Council regarding the difference between the Lents Neighborhood Association verses the Lents Neighborhood Livability Association  (Communication)

 1057  Request of Craig Rogers to address Council regarding trust and local government  (Communication)

 1058  Request of Dr. Theodora Tsongas to address Council regarding Zenith's proposal to build a pipeline for methyl diphenyl isocyanate  (Communication)


 1059  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Authorize the Second Amended and Restated Visitor Facilities Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County and Metro  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

Item 1059 Exhibit A

Item 1059 Exhibit B

 1060  TIME CERTAIN: 10:50 AM – Proclaim the year 2019 to be The 150th Anniversary of the Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

 1061  TIME CERTAIN: 11:20 AM – Update bicycle parking regulations and amend fee schedule for Land Use Services (Previous agenda 1048; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Title 33, Planning and Zoning)  15 minutes requested for items 1061 and 1062

Item 1061 Exhibit A - Bike Parking Recommended Draft

Item 1061 Exhibit B - Bike Parking Findings Report

Item 1061 Exhibit C - Bike Parking Recommended Draft Appendices

Item 1061 Exhibit D - Bike Parking Land Use Services Fee Schedule

 1062  Establish standards for bicycle parking for certain City funded affordable housing projects designed but not yet permitted  (Previous Agenda 1049; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

 1063  Reappoint Catherine MacLeod to the Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Board of Trustees for a term to expire December 31, 2022  (Resolution)

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

*1064  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Oregon to receive Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages data from the State Employment Department   (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*1065  Amend contract with Cellco Partners dba Verizon Wireless to provide wireless services for an additional five-year term and increase the not to exceed value by $17,500,000 for a new not to exceed total of $26,800,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005631)

Item 1065 Contract

*1066  Amend contract with Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. for Geographic Information System Software to increase it by $37,275 for a not to exceed total of $2,361,275  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004099)

*1067  Authorize a two-year lease extension with American Property Management for office space at 305 NE 102nd Ave through November 2021 at an average annual cost of $92,053 for Portland Parks and Recreations Citywide Recreation team  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005619)

*1068  Pay attorney's fees settlement from Masonry Building Owners of Oregon et al. litigation in the sum of $350,000 involving the Bureau of Development Services and the Bureau of Emergency Management  (Ordinance)

*1069  Pay property damage claim of Portland State University in the sum of $49,580 involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*1070  Accept a grant in the amount of $3,120,000 from the Oregon Department of Transportation and authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement for the Jade and Montavilla Multimodal Improvements Project  (Ordinance)

*1071  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the SE 52nd and Woodstock Traffic Signal Replacement Project  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

 1072  Accept a FY 2019 State Homeland Security Program grant in the amount of $31,157 from the Oregon Department of Emergency Management to enhance emergency preparedness by providing emergency equipment to assist vulnerable Portlanders in the event of a disaster  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Development Services

*1073  Extend the allowed temporary activity timeframe for a mobility hub at SE 8th Ave and SE Stark St from an allowed 2 weeks and allow limited new development until June 30, 2021  (Ordinance; waive or modify requirements of 33.140 Employment and Industrial Zones, 33.296 Temporary Activities and 33.510 Central City Plan District)  20 minutes requested

Bureau of Police

*1074  Authorize a $377,097 U.S. Department of Justice law enforcement and criminal justice community grant agreement and appropriate $100,000 in law enforcement and criminal justice funds for FY 2019-20  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

 1075  Authorize two traffic enforcement grants totaling $50,811 from the State of Oregon’s Traffic Safety Division 2020 grant programs for sworn personnel overtime reimbursement and authorize future Traffic Safety Division grant program agreements  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 1076  Assess properties for sidewalk, curb and/or driveway repair for the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Hearing; Ordinance; Y1100)  15 minutes requested

 1077  Amend Revenue and Finance Code to streamline the procurement and contracting process  (Second Reading Agenda 1045; amend Code Chapter 5.33, 5.34 and 5.68)

Item 1077 Exhibit A

Item 1077 Exhibit B

Item 1077 Exhibit C

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*1078  Accept a grant in the amount of $3,140,000 from TriMet and authorize Intergovernmental Agreement for Central City in Motion projects improving transit speed and reliability  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

 1079  Adopt a set of priority values, expectations, and the Recommended Option to guide the design and implementation of the City of Portland’s Bull Run Filtration Projects  (Previous Agenda 1046)  30 minutes requested for items 1079 and 1080

 1080  Authorize a contract with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. for design services for the Bull Run Filtration Project in the amount of $51 million  (Previous Agenda 1047)

Item 1080 Approved Substitute Exhibit A

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 1081  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder and provide payment for construction of the Arbor Lodge - Kenton Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10978, for an estimated cost of $5,350,000  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested


*1082  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Readopt remanded Ordinance No. 188142 to restrict bulk fossil fuel terminals  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Title 33, Planning and Zoning)  3 hours requested

Item 1082 Exhibit A

Item 1082 Exhibit B

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, NOVEMBER 21, 2019

 1083  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Portland Street Response – Pilot Implementation Plan  (Report introduced by Commissioner Hardesty)  1.5 hours requested

 1084  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Appoint Ahmed Al zubidi, Mohamad Bader, Blanca Gaytan Farfan, Bernal Cruz Muñoz, and Salome Nanyenga to the New Portlanders Policy Commission for terms to expire November 21, 2022 (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  15 minutes requested

 1085  TIME CERTAIN: 3:45 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 revise the Multi-Dwelling Residential designations and base zones  (Previous Agenda 1026; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Title 33, and Code Title 18 and 32)  1 hour requested

Item 1085 Exhibit A Findings of Fact Report

Item 1085 Link to Exhibits B

Item 1085 Exhibit C Comp Plan Map

Item 1085 Exhibit D Zoning Map

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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