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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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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 

Watch the meetings online or register below to provide public testimony on an agenda item during the virtual meeting (it is not necessary to register to watch the live broadcast).

Portland City Council 

Council Agenda for May 19, 2021 (printable version)

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WEDNESDAY MORNING

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

The deadline to sign up for the May 19, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, May 18, 2021 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 PDXwww.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). Testimony is not taken on communications, reports, second readings, proclamations or presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G. 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 click the registration link for the appropriate Council session. 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.

The deadline to sign up for the May 19, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MAY 19, 2021

COMMUNICATIONS

 346  Request of Noelle Studer-Spevak to address Council regarding Zenith from a Cully Neighborhood perspective  (Communication)  

 347  Request of Marilee Dea to address Council regarding Zenith  (Communication) 

 348  Request of Susan Peters to address Council regarding a solution to end gang related gun violence in Portland  (Communication)

 349  Request of Robert Schultz to address Council regarding bigotry and the fundamental lack of ethics in the Lents Neighborhood Association  (Communication) 

 350  Request of Paola Dooly to address Council regarding homeless camps and their negative effect on business  (Communication) 

TIMES CERTAIN

 351  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM Authorize an agreement with Travel Portland for the marketing and promotion of convention business, tourism, and overnight lodging using a sole source procurement and provide for payment  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Mapps)  30 minutes requested 

 352  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM Authorize execution of an Amended and Restated Agreement with Sport Oregon for national and international sports marketing activities and event recruiting services to extend contract by five years not to exceed $275,000 over five years  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Contract No. 30005536)  15 minutes requested 

 353  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM Appoint members to the New Portlanders Policy Commission for terms to expire May 24, 2024  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Hardesty)  15 minutes requested 

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 354  Amend Fair Wage Policies Code to reflect current minimum wage rate index  (Second Reading Agenda 333; amend Code Section 3.99.020) 

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Bureau of Transportation

 355  Accept a grant in the amount of $130,000 from Portland General Electric Drive Change Fund and authorize an agreement to provide BIKETOWN for All ride credit  (Second Reading Agenda 337) 

Commissioner Carmen Rubio

Parks & Recreation

 356  Accept the 2020 Title 11 Trees Fund Report  (Report)

REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 357  Proclaim May 2021 to be Portland Nurses Month  (Proclamation)  10 minutes requested   

Office of Management and Finance

 358  Accept bid of Stellar J Corporation for the Ankeny Pump Station Odor Treatment System Rehab Project for $1,530,000  (Procurement Report - ITB No. 00001614)  15 minutes requested 

 359  Authorize a borrowing of not more than $60,470,000 in anticipation of the Fire and Police Disability and Retirement Fund levy for FY 2021-22  (Ordinance) 

Commissioner Dan Ryan

Bureau of Development Services

 360  Amend permit fee schedules for building, electrical, land use services, mechanical, enforcement, plumbing, signs, site development, and land use services fee schedule for the Hearings Office  (Second Reading Agenda 325)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Bureau of Transportation

*361  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the Pedestrian Safety Improvements: Americans with Disabilities Act Accessible Sidewalks Project through the exercise of the City’s Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

*362  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the Signal Rebuild – SE 52nd Ave and SE Woodstock Blvd Project through the exercise of the City’s Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Fire & Rescue

 363  Authorize a five-year joint development agreement with Pierce Manufacturing Inc. for a reduced carbon emissions fire apparatus not to exceed $837,875  (Second Reading Agenda 342) 

Office of Community and Civic Life

*364  Authorize grant agreements with six nonprofit organizations through the Diversity and Civic Leadership Program for $851,646 for the period July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2022  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Commissioner Mingus Mapps

Bureau of Environmental Services

 365  Authorize Bureau of Environmental Services to acquire certain permanent and temporary property rights necessary for construction of the South Portland – Burlingame Phase 2 Sewer Rehab project through the exercise of the City’s Eminent Domain Authority Project No. E11080  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Carmen Rubio

Parks & Recreation

 366  Amend fee schedule for tree permits  (Ordinance) 

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WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

The deadline to sign up for the May 19, 2021 afternoon Council meeting is Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, MAY 19, 2021

 367  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM Revise residential solid waste and recycling collection rates and charges, effective July 1, 2021  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Rubio; amend Code Chapter 17.102)  90 minutes requested for Items 367-369

 368  Authorize the rates and charges for water and water-related services beginning July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 and fix an effective date  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Mapps)

 369  Revise sewer and stormwater rates, charges and fees in accordance with the FY 2021-22 Sewer User Rate Study  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Mapps)

 370  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – City Council to convene as Prosper Portland Budget Committee to approve the FY 2021-22 Budget  (Mayor convenes Council as Prosper Portland Budget Committee)  30 minutes requested

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, MAY 20, 2021

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 503-823-4085. (TTY 503-823-6868).

City Council meetings can be viewed at YouTube Channel, eGov PDXwww.portlandoregon.gov/video. 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). Testimony is not taken on communications, reports, second readings, proclamations or presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G. 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. 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, www.portlandoregon.gov/citycode/testimony.

Email Council Clerk at councilclerk@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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