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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 June 26, 2019  (printable version)

 WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JUNE 26, 2019

Notice: The Council Clerk’s Office (Room 130) is temporarily closed due to construction. Please visit Room 310 on the 3rd floor to drop off Council documents or to sign up for a Communication spot.


 619  Request of Stan Herman to address Council regarding answering his question  (Communication)

 620  Request of Jéanne Connett to address Council regarding the Willamette River  (Communication)

 621  Request of Roger Jones to address Council regarding Hawthorne Blvd Business Association Concerns  (Communication)

 622  Request of Mary Wilkinson to address Council regarding Hawthorne Blvd Business Association Concerns  (Communication)

 623  Request of Bill Levesque to address Council regarding Hawthorne Blvd Business Association Concerns  (Communication)


 624  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Authorize Exchange Agreement with the USDA Forest Service to execute a land exchange in the Bull Run (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  20 minutes requested

 625  TIME CERTAIN: 10:05 AM – Refer amendment to the City Charter regarding Protections for Bull Run Watershed  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  20 minutes requested for items 625, 626 and 627

 626  Refer amendment to the City Charter regarding Emergency Mutual Aid Agreements  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Fritz)

 627  Refer amendment to the City Charter regarding Public Use of City Lands for Permissive Secondary Purposes  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Fritz)

 628  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Appoint Courtney (Sylvan) Fraser to the Citizen Review Committee, an advisory board to the Auditor’s Independent Police Review and the Police Bureau’s Internal Affairs  (Resolution introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)  15 minutes requested



 629  Appoint Kaliska Day, Gabriela Saldaña-López, Karen Spencer, Karen Williams and Mia Sabanovic, as voting members and Ana Brophy, Brian Laurent and Sara Petrocine as ex-officio members of the Portland Utility Board  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler, Commissioners Fish and Fritz)  10 minutes requested

 630  Amend Acquisition of Public Art Code to expand eligible uses of the 2% funds, explicitly prioritize underserved communities and clarify City accountability  (Second Reading Agenda 600 introduced by Commissioners Fish and Eudaly; amend Code Chapter 5.74)

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 631  Appoint Chandra Robinson, reassign and reappoint Garry (Don) Vallaster to the Portland Design Commission  (Report)  10 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 632  Authorize a borrowing of not more than $52,900,000 in anticipation of the Fire & Police Disability & Retirement Fund levy for fiscal year 2019-20  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 633  Assess property for sidewalk repair for the Portland Bureau of Transportation   (Second Reading Agenda 618; Hearing; Y1099)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

 634  Amend Underground Wiring Districts code to permit the attachment of wireless facilities on poles  (Previous Agenda 360; Ordinance; amend Code Section 17.60.110)  20 minutes requested

Item 634 Proposed Substitute 

 635  Amend contract with TriMet for $6,571,781 to provide for enhanced upkeep and security of the Portland Transit Mall and the original Light Rail Transit Loop segment of 1st Ave, Morrison and Yamhill Streets  (Previous Agenda 616; amend Contract No. 30000826)  15 minutes requested

 636  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract for the Photographic Traffic Enforcement System and related services  (Second Reading Agenda 617)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

 637  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County Department of Community Justice in the amount of $206,000 to conduct general heavy brushing and cleanup work  (Second Reading Agenda 611)

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 26, 2019

*638  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County for the Revenue Division of the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services to administer the Multnomah County Business Income Tax  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  20 minutes requested


Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Portland Fire & Rescue

 639  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Oregon, Office of the State Fire Marshal, for Regional Hazardous Materials Emergency Response Team Services  (Ordinance; Contract No. 30006840)

 640  Authorize contract with Burlington Water District for fire prevention, suppression and emergency response services for FY 2019-20  (Ordinance; Contract No. 30006901)



Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*641  Extend contract with Motivate International, Inc. for the continued operation of the Bikeshare System not to exceed $14,780,000  (Previous Agenda 615; amend Contract No. 30003174)  15 minutes requested 

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 27, 2019



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


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

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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.