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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 31 - JUNE 1, 2017  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MAY 31, 2017


 565  Request of Michael Withey to address Council regarding microhousing opportunities for affordable housing stock  (Communication )

 566  Request of Craig Rogers to address Council regarding First Amendment  (Communication )

 567  Request of Donna Cohen to address Council regarding density and East Moreland Neighborhood Association’s request for Historic status  (Communication )

 568  Request of David Murphy to address Council regarding right vs. privilege to travel and protesters  (Communication )

 569  Request of Mary Ann Schwab to address Council regarding Washington High School Southeast Community Center  (Communication )


 570  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Proclaim May 31, 2017 to be Day of Celebration for Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts’ 25th Anniversary  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish)  20 minutes requested

 571  TIME CERTAIN: 10:20 AM – Appeal of TMT Development Company, Inc. against the Portland Design Commission’s Design Review decision of Approval with conditions, in the West End sub area of the Downtown Subdistrict of Central City Plan District at 901-919 SW Taylor St  (Previous Agenda 480; Introduced by Mayor Wheeler; Findings; LU 16-265061 DZM)  5 minutes requested

Appeal        Design Commission Decision        Final Findings

 *572  TIME CERTAIN: 10:25 AM – Approve the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission’s FY 2017-18 budget  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  20 minutes requested


573  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Rockwood Water People's Utility District in the amount of $305,000 to supply water meter reads for billing sewer and stormwater services  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish )

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 574  Appoint Rhodes Perry, Sumaya Elmi, and Adam Murray to the Human Rights Commission for terms to expire May 30, 2020  (Report )

 575  Reappoint Leif Hansen to the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission for term to expire June 30, 2020  (Report )

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

*576  Authorize grant agreement with Earth Advantage in the amount of $21,000 to implement Portland's Home Energy Score program  (Ordinance )

Bureau of Transportation

*577  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement for right of way services with Oregon Department of Transportation to define roles and responsibilities regarding the use of real property for construction of public improvements related to the Downtown I-405 Pedestrian Safety & Operational Improvements Project  (Ordinance )

*578  Authorize a Temporary Site Access Agreement with Portland Public Schools, as part of the NE 82nd Ave: NE Davis St to NE Everett St Project  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*579  Pay claim of GSKR, LLC dba La Quinta Inn & Suites in the sum of $20,000 involving the Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

*580  Amend Price Agreement with Bretthauer Oil Co. to provide for payment to furnish fuel for City of Portland vehicles for $6,500,000 and extend the term through June 25, 2018  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 31000340)

*581  Authorize a contract with Dell Marketing L.P. to purchase Microsoft Office 365 licenses and Microsoft software as a service for a not to exceed amount of $7,000,000 for a five year period  (Ordinance)

*582  Extend term of agreement with Portland Community Media for public, educational and governmental access resources, and provide community media and digital literacy services on a city-wide basis  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32000840)

*583  Amend loan agreement with Oregon Infrastructure Finance Authority for the Levee Ready Columbia effort to extend project completion deadline  (Ordinance)

*584  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement for Cost-Sharing of Levee Ready Columbia Expenses Not Covered by IFA Loans to extend program, provide additional funding, broaden allowable expenses, and amend parties to agreement  (Ordinance)

*585  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement for Levee Analysis Cost-Sharing to amend loan agreement and parties to the agreement  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 300004151)

*586  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement for Levee Analysis Cost-Sharing Phase II (Multnomah Co. Drainage District No. 1 and Sandy Drainage Improvement Company) to amend loan agreement and parties to the agreement  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005824)

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

*587  Authorize $79,130 total in grant agreements for the Office of Neighborhood Involvement East Portland Action Plan 2017 General Grant agreements  (Ordinance)


Portland Housing Bureau

*588  Accept one federal grant in the amount of $245,666 from the Department of Housing and Urban Development Continuum of Care program for the administration of the regional Homeless Management Information System  (Ordinance)


 589  Proclaim June 4-10, 2017 to be Portland Timbers, Thorns FC, and T2 Stand Together Week  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish)  15 minutes requested


 590  Require short-term rental platforms to collect an additional $2 per room-night for housing and homelessness initiatives, and expand the Tourism Improvement District to include short-term rental platforms  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Eudaly and Fish)  10 minutes requested

 591  Amend fee schedules for tree permits  (Second Reading Agenda 547; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fritz)

 592  Authorize a contract with Carollo Engineers, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $291,852 for design and construction support services for the Conduit 2 Trestle Upgrades Project  (Second Reading 549; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish)

 593  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for construction of the Council Crest Roof Replacement Project at an estimated cost of $550,000  (Second Reading 550; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish)

 594  Authorize an agreement with Clackamas County in the amount of $210,425 to acquire a 30-acre conservation and access easement  (Second Reading 551; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish)

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Development Services

 595  Amend fee schedules for Land Use Services and Code Enforcement  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Bureau of Police

*596  Amend an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County to restructure the Domestic Violence Victim Advocates for the Domestic Violence Reduction Unit  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004753)  10 minutes requested

Bureau of Transportation

*597  Authorize contract with CH2M Hill to provide planning and project development services for the Central City Multimodal project not to exceed $590,696  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 598  Authorize $100,000 for the establishment of the Portland in the Streets Community Grant Program to award grants through a competitive process for the period of July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019  (Second Reading Agenda 557)

Office of Management and Finance

 599  Accept bid of Biohabitats, Inc. for the Sandy River Engineered Log Jams project for $1,348,176  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000550)

 600  Accept bid of Titan Utilities, LLC for the SW Vista Ave Water Main Improvements Project for $630,365  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000563)  10 minutes requested

 601  Accept bid of Moore Excavation, Inc. for the Woodlawn-King Streets Sewer Rehabilitation project for $5,726,410  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000566)

 602  Accept bid of Raimore Construction, LLC for the Whitaker Ponds Entry Improvements for $600,432  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000572)

*603  Authorize a borrowing of not more than $44,312,000 in anticipation of the Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Fund levy for fiscal year 2017-18  (Ordinance)

*604  Authorize $220,922,137 of general obligation bonds for affordable housing projects  (Ordinance) 15 minutes requested

 605  Approve FY 2017-18 cost of living adjustments to pay rates for nonrepresented classifications and Elected Officials, specify the effect upon employees in the classifications involved, and provide for payment  (Second Reading Agenda 560)

Portland Housing Bureau

*606  Authorize conveyance of city-owned property located at 1620 NW 14th Ave to Innovative Housing Inc. and funding in an amount not to exceed $11,434,111 to Innovative Housing Inc. and its affiliate Raleigh Housing Limited Partnership for the construction of a new 93-unit affordable housing development  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

 607  Approve Rental Rehabilitation Conditional Grant Product Guidelines  (Second Reading Agenda 562; amend Code Section 30.01.090)  

 608  Amend relocation assistance regulations in Affordable Housing Preservation and Portland Renter Protections  (Second Reading Agenda 564; amend Code Section 30.01.085)


WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, MAY 31, 2017




THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 1, 2017

 609  Establish a goal to meet 100 percent of community-wide energy needs with renewable energy by 2050 (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Eudaly and Saltzman)  2 hours requested

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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