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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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Portland, OR 97204

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Council Clerk, Karla Moore-Love

503-823-4086

Assistant Council Clerk, Keelan McClymont

503-823-4085

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Current 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 on 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 Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov

Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link

Portland City Council 

Council Agenda for August 12, 2020 (printable version)

Sign up for public testimony for the August 12, 2020 Portland City Council Meetings

Register at the following link: Registration has closed for this week’s meeting

The deadline to sign up for the August 12, 2020 Council meeting was Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Please note, City Hall is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Under Portland City Code and state law, the City Council is holding this meeting electronically. All members of council are attending remotely by video and teleconference, and the City has made several avenues available for the public to listen to the audio broadcast of this meeting. The meeting is available to the public on the City's YouTube Channel, eGov PDX, www.portlandoregon.gov/video and Channel 30. The public can also provide written testimony to Council by emailing the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

Provide Public Testimony: City Council will hear public testimony on resolutions and ordinances (first readings only). Public testimony will be heard by electronic communication (internet connection or telephone). Please identify the agenda item(s) you want to testify on, and then visit the Council Clerk’s agenda webpage to register, www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/councilagenda. Provide your name, agenda item number(s), zip code, phone number and email address. Individuals have three minutes to testify unless otherwise stated at the meeting. Testimony is not taken on communications, reports, second readings, proclamations or presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G. 

The deadline to sign up for the Aug 12, 2020 Council meeting is Tuesday, Aug 11, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Email the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov with any questions.

Communications

 649  Request of Marsha Joslin to address Council regarding the climate of the city  (Communication)

 650  Request of Elizabeth Nathan to address Council regarding fundamental police reform  (Communication)

 651  Request of Richard Carson to address Council regarding the cultural pandemic  (Communication)

 652  Request of Richard Rubin to address Council regarding begin proactive, full-community- involved preparations for the winter needs of the homeless population  (Communication)

 653  Request of Shannon Hiller-Webb to address Council regarding an update to Ordinance No. 190044 for grant agreements to support Neighborhood Associations  (Communication)

TIMES CERTAIN

 654  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Amend the Comprehensive Plan, Comprehensive Plan Map, Zoning Map, Title 33 Planning and Zoning and Title 30 Affordable Housing, to revise the Single-Dwelling Residential designations and base zones  (Second Reading Agenda 648 introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Title 33 and Portland Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Maps, and Title 30)  45 minutes requested

Residential Infill Project

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*655  Authorize a grant agreement with Worksystems Inc. for the SummerWorks youth employment program within City Bureaus for summer 2020 for an amount not to exceed $551,600  (Ordinance)

*656  Pay property damage claim of Michael Shindler in the sum of $18,666 involving the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

Portland Parks and Recreation

*657  Authorize the acceptance of a donation of .46 acres of real property on NW Creston Rd adjacent to Forest Park to be used for park purposes  (Ordinance)

*658  Authorize the acquisition of 9.8 acres of real property at 9715 NW Newton Rd adjacent to Forest Park for $350,000 to be used for park purposes  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Fire & Police Disability & Retirement

*659  Amend the Fire and Police Disability, Retirement and Death Benefit Plan to comply with an arbitration decision for final pay calculation for former members of the Portland Police Commanding Officers Association and Portland Fire Fighters Association  (Ordinance)

REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor Ted Wheeler

City Attorney

 660  Update resolution requiring Portland Police Bureau to immediately cease cooperation with militarized federal forces (Resolution; amend Resolution No. 37496)  15 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

*661  Authorize a temporary interfund loan not to exceed $3,500,000 from the Housing Investment Fund to the Housing Development Costs and the Grants Funds to fund program requirements on affordable housing projects  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Portland Housing Bureau

*662  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro to receive Bond Proceeds and implement Portland’s Local Implementation Strategy to satisfy Metro’s Regional Housing Bond goals and requirements  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requeste

*663  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for Vibrant Cities Fargo located at 25 N Fargo St  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Portland Bureau of Transportation

 664  Assess benefited properties for street, sidewalk, stormwater, water main and sanitary sewer improvements in the SW 45th Ave and California St Local Improvement District  (Hearing; Ordinance; C-10048)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

*665  Authorize the City of Portland, on behalf of the Portland Water Bureau, to acquire certain permanent and temporary property rights necessary for construction of the Willamette River Crossing Project through the exercise of the City’s eminent domain authority  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

2:00 PM  WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY AUGUST 12-13, 2020

DUE TO LACK OF AGENDA THERE WILL BE

NO THURSDAY 2:00 PM MEETING

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.

The City of Portland will gladly accommodate requests for an interpreter or make other accommodations that further inclusivity. Please make your request at least 72 hours before the meeting to the Council Clerk 503-823-4086. (TTY 503-823-6868).

City Council meetings can be viewed at YouTube Channel, eGov PDX, www.youtube.com/channel/UCcPIUh7CWwtBXisMPHWG65g

The meetings are also cablecast on CityNet, Portland Community Media television. Watch CityNet on Xfinity Channel 30 and 330 (in HD) and CenturyLink Channels 8005 and 8505 (in HD).

Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland

City Council will hear public testimony on resolutions and ordinances (first readings only). Public testimony will be heard by electronic communication (internet connection or telephone). Please identify the agenda item(s) you want to testify on, and then visit the Council Clerk’s agenda webpage to register, www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/councilagenda. Provide your name, email address, agenda item number(s) and zip code. Individuals have 3 minutes to testify unless otherwise stated at the meeting. Testimony is not taken on communications, reports, second readings, proclamations or presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G. The deadline to sign up to provide public testimony is the Tuesday before the meeting at 4:00 p.m.

Written testimony may be emailed to the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

To schedule a communication, email your request to the Council Clerk.

Include your name, contact information, preferred date and a brief description of the subject you will be addressing. For full details, see testimony policies and procedures,

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/citycode/testimony

Clerk Email: karla.moore-love@portlandoregon.gov

Council Clerk Testimony: cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov

US Mail: Council Clerk, 1221 SW Fourth Ave., Room 130, Portland OR  97204

Declaration Required by Lobbyists. Portland City Code 2.12.060 states, prior to offering public testimony before City officials, at the beginning of any meetings or phone calls with City officials, or in emails and letters to City officials, a lobbyist must declare which lobbying entity he or she is authorized to represent for that communication.

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