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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 27, 2018  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JUNE 27, 2018


 697  Request of Dorothy Carrol Holland to address Council regarding social justice and housing  (Communication)

 698  Request of Susan Madar to address Council regarding social justice and housing  (Communication)

 699  Request of Thomas Getts to address Council regarding social justice and housing  (Communication)

 700  Request of Jacqueline Jackson to address Council regarding social justice and housing  (Communication)

 701  Request of Lew Church to address Council regarding social justice and housing  (Communication)


 702  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Conditionally exempt the construction of certain accessory dwelling units from Parks and Recreation, Environmental Services, Transportation, and Water system development charges  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; amend Code Title 17 and Chapter 21.16, repeal Policy PRK-4.01)  30 minutes requested

 *703  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Initiate foreclosure action on four properties for the collection of delinquent City liens placed against the properties  (Ordinance introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)   30 minutes requested


Bureau of Development Services

 704  Reappoint David Nilles to the structural Engineering Advisory Committee for a term to expire August 31, 2020  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Eudaly)

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Emergency Management

*705  Authorize application to the Oregon Office of Emergency Management for their Emergency Management Performance Grant Program in the amount of $271,798 for administering an integrated all-hazard emergency management program for the City  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*706  Authorize settlement in the sum of $25,965 in the Tyler S. Bechtel v. City of Portland et al., lawsuit  (Ordinance)

Portland Housing Bureau

*707  Adopt and authorize the submission of the Action Plan fiscal year 2018-2019, for the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership grant, Emergency Solutions Grant, and Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS grant to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  (Ordinance)

*708  Authorize a grant agreement for $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)

*709  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Gresham for $931,905 for the HOME Investment Partnership Program  (Ordinance)

*710  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County and the City of Gresham to receive $3,500 and $10,000 respectively, for the production of updates to the five-year Consolidated Plan fiscal years 2016-2020, Annual Action Plans fiscal years 2018-2020, Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing, updates and other plans and performance reports as requested of the Consortium by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

*711  Amend a grant agreement with El Programa Hispano Catolico Proyecto UNICA, a subsidiary of Catholic Charities to provide Spanish-speaking/Latina specific navigator services at the Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services and administer client assistance funds for all participants at the Center up to $5,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32000391)

*712  Amend a grant agreement with Legal Aid Services of Oregon for civil legal assistance at the Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services for an annual amount of $120,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32000404)

Portland Fire & Rescue

 713  Authorize contract with Burlington Water District for fire prevention, suppression and emergency response services for FY 2018-19 for $129,662  (Second Reading Agenda 674; Contract No. 30006346)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

*714  Amend contract with Leach Garden Friends for $55,224 for the use of the Gardens' parking lot  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 53068)


Bureau of Development Services

 715  Appoint Kent Yu, Mark Tobin, Josh McDowell, Trent Nagele and Clinton Ambrose to the Structural Engineering Advisory Committee for terms to expire June 26, 2021  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Eudaly)  10 minutes requested

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 716  Accept bid of 2KG Contractors, Inc. for the Peninsula Park Community Center Pool Improvements Project for $3,679,000  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000890)

*717  Authorize a borrowing of not more than $57,700,000 in anticipation of the Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Fund levy for FY 2018-19  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 718  Authorize a contract with CH2M Hill Engineers, Inc. to provide design, permitting and construction support engineering services for the Columbia Blvd Wastewater Treatment Plant Secondary Treatment Expansion Program Project No. E07947 in the amount of $28,300,000  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested


 719  Authorize a contract with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. to provide Program Management, Project Controls and Construction Management Support Services for the Columbia Blvd Wastewater Treatment Plant Secondary Treatment Expansion and Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant Improvements Programs Project Nos. E07947 and E10970 in the amount of $21,800,000  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested


 720  Authorize 14 grant agreements and Intergovernmental Agreements related to the Community Watershed Stewardship Program and Neighborhoods to the River N2R Program for $126,930  (Ordinance)

 721  Authorize grant agreement awarding up to $73,000 in FY 18/19 to Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc. to provide outreach, technical assistance and community involvement for watershed projects in Portland's westside sub-watersheds  (Second Reading Agenda  684)

 722  Authorize contract with Tetra Tech, Inc. to provide engineering services for the Columbia Blvd Wastewater Treatment Plant Main Substation Replacement Project No. E10897 in the amount of $650,630  (Second Reading Agenda 685)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

 723  Amend fee schedule for the Office of Neighborhood Involvement Noise Program  (Second Reading Agenda 687; amend ENB-5.02)






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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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.