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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


City Hall  –  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

Council Agenda for March 28, 2018  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MARCH 28, 2018


 292  Request of Brad Perkins to address Council regarding Sullivan's Gulch trail funding  (Communication)

 293  Request of Andrew McGough to address Council regarding Economic Opportunity Program and housing assistance  (Communication)

 294  Request of Stacey Triplett to address Council regarding Economic Opportunity Program and housing assistance  (Communication)

 295  Request of Patrick Gihring to address Council regarding city rent assistance  (Communication)

 296  Request of Brian Quinn to address Council regarding sidewalk stamps  (Communication)


 297  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Direct the Chief Administrative Officer and the Directors of the City Budget Office, Bureau of Transportation, and Portland Parks & Recreation to proceed with seven Build Portland priority projects  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested for items 297 and 298

  298  Authorize limited tax revenue bonds in an amount not to exceed $52 million to finance infrastructure improvements in City parks, transportation, civic and other capital assets as contemplated in the City's Build Portland infrastructure initiative  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

 299  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro to accept an additional $773,133 for the Metro Waste Reduction Challenge Funds of $322,909 and $450,224 for the Recycle at Work Program in FY 17-18  (Second Reading Agenda 271; amend Contract No. 30005471)

Office of Management and Finance

*300  Pay lawsuit of JBJ Holdings II, LLC in the sum of $80,000 involving the Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

*301  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland State University for Contractor Training and Development instructive classes in the amount of $30,000  (Ordinance)

*302  Authorize a grant agreement with Portland State University, Institute on Aging in an amount not to exceed $99,991 for support of the Age-Friendly Portland initiative  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 303  Authorize an Add Work Letter Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation related to sewer facility adjustments to be completed by the US26 (Powell Blvd) SE 122nd Ave to SE 136th Ave Project in the amount of $12,000  (Ordinance)

*304  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to reimburse property owner at 26 N Stafford Street for sewer user fees paid to the city, in the amount of $3,276  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Portland Housing Bureau

*305  Amend contract with Housing development Center for housing projects by $68,419 for a total value of $162,419 to support the SW Corridor Affordable Housing opportunity Sites development Feasibility Analysis  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32001640)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 306  Amend contract with BergerABAM, Inc. for the Tryon Creek at Boones Ferry Culvert Replacement Project No. E08682 in the amount of $316,298  (Second Reading Agenda 280; amend Contract No. 30003652)

Water Bureau

 307  Authorize the Portland Water Bureau to purchase property at 40730 SE Latigo Lane, Sandy, Oregon for $425,000 to protect easements for conduits from the Bull Run water supply and authorize portion of the property for disposition  (Second Reading Agenda 281)





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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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.