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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 March 21-22, 2018  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MARCH 21, 2018


 263  Request of Lynn Le to address Council regarding need for funding women entrepreneurs and her experience as a business owner in Portland  (Communication) 

 264   Request of Chevonne James to address Council regarding the XXcelerator Program  (Communication) 

 265   Request of Jennifer Bolanos to address Council regarding the XXcelerator Program (Communication)

 266   Request of Renee Shade to address Council regarding the XXcelerator Program  (Communication) 

 267  Request of Maryam Behrouzi to address Council regarding the XXcelerator Program  (Communication) 


 *268  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Authorize grant agreement with Hack Oregon for $31,600 to build an open data platform, data analytics tools and web applications from Smart Cities sources  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested 

 *269   TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Initiate foreclosure action on three properties for the collection of delinquent City liens.  (Ordinance introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)  15 minutes requested 

 270  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM –  Create a local improvement district to construct street, sidewalk, stormwater and sanitary sewer improvements in the NE 57th Ave and Killingsworth St Local Improvement District  (Second Reading Agenda 256; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; C-10061)  20 minutes requested 


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

 271   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  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005471) 

Office of Management and Finance

*272   Pay bodily injury claim of Margaret Ayala in the sum of $14,000 involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance) 

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

*273   Authorize an additional position under the Open and Accountable Elections Program within the Office of Neighborhood Involvement  (Ordinance) 

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*274   Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for NW Naito/Flanders Crossing Project to update the completion date  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30002457) 

 275  Authorize a sole source contract with Go Lloyd to fund transportation projects and programs in the Lloyd District not to exceed $2,500,000  (Ordinance) 


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Police

*276   Authorize application and accept a grant in the amount of $25,999 and appropriate $12,000 for FY 2017-18 from the Oregon Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Division FY 2018 Safety Belt Grant program for sworn personnel overtime reimbursement  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested 

Office of Management and Finance

 277   Grant a franchise to Sprint Communications Company L.P. for telecommunications services, for a period of up to 10 years  (Second Reading Agenda 149) 

Portland Housing Bureau

*278   Approve interim use of the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program to capture opportunities for affordable housing in housing developments not subject to Inclusionary Housing and amend Administrative Rules  (Previous Agenda 251; Ordinance; replace HOU-3.02)  15 minutes requested 

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 279   Accept Bureau of Environmental Services Ten-Year Strategic Plan (Report)  15 minutes requested 

 280   Amend contract with BergerABAM, Inc. for the Tryon Creek at Boones Ferry Culvert Replacement Project No. E08682 in the amount of $316,298  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30003652)  10 minutes requested 

Water Bureau

 281  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  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested 

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*282   Authorize an agreement with Sound Transit and a purchase agreement with Brookville Equipment Corporation for the purchase of streetcar vehicles using a sole source procurement in an amount not to exceed $10,000,000  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested 

*283   Authorize contracts as required with 23 service firms for on-call architecture and engineering services in support of the Portland Bureau of Transportation Capital Improvement Program for a total combined contract value of $26,875,000  (Ordinance) 


WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, MARCH 21, 2018

 284 TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Amend the Transportation System Plan consistent with the 2035 Comprehensive Plan and in compliance with the Regional Transportation Plan; amend River District Master Street Plan; add policies for Automated Vehicles; adopt findings of compliance; adopt corrections; amend Transportation and Parking Demand Management code to clarify requirements  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; amend Ordinance Nos. 187832, 188177; amend Code Chapter 17.107)  1 hour requested for items 284 and 285 

 Exhibits A, D, E         Exhibit C: Findings

 Exhibit B: Transportation System Plan Stage 3 Update

 285   Amend the Transportation System Plan to update Introduction, Modal Plans, Implementation Strategies, and Glossary  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)

 Exhibit A

 Exhibit B: Transportation System Plan Stage 3 Update

*286  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Amend Zoning regulations to implement the 2035 Comprehensive Plan through the Code Reconciliation Project (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Title 33)  2 hours requested for items 286 and 287 

 Exhibit A: Title 33 amendments

 Exhibit B: Further Findings             Exhibit C: Supplemental Findings

*287  Amend Tree, Noise and Sign regulations to effectively implement Portland City Code through the Code Reconciliation Project  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Title 11, 18 and 32) 

  Exhibit A: Titles 11, 18 and 32 amendments


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, MARCH 22, 2018

288-291  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Central City 2035 Plan. 2 hours requested

Central City 2035 Plan items are continued from March 7 for Council discussion and vote on amendments.

For more information see project website

 March 7, 2018: MemoNew AmendmentsAmendments Guide,  Additional Maps,  Motions/Votes    

 January 2018 Amendments Report           Amendments List     Additional Amendments

 288  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Volume 2A, Part 3, Environmental and Scenic: amend the Portland Zoning Map and Portland Zoning Codes for Environmental Overlay Zones and Scenic Resource Zones  (Previous Agenda 259; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Chapters 33.430 and 480)

 Ex A Findings of Fact     Ex B Vol 2A3 Environmental & Scenic    Ex C Vol 6 Public Involvement

 289  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan; amend the Comprehensive Plan, Comprehensive Plan Map, Transportation System Plan, Willamette Greenway Plan, Willamette River Greenway Inventory, Scenic Resources Protection Plan, Zoning Map and Title 33; repeal and replace prior Central City plans and documents  (Previous Agenda 260; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

 Cover Memo     Planning & Sustainability Commission transmittal letter

Exhibit List & Link       Exhibit A Findings Report

 290  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Action Charts, Performance Targets and Urban Design Diagrams  (Previous Agenda 261; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

 Exhibit A -  Performance Targets & Action Plans     Exhibit B - Vol 1 Goals & Policies

 291  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Green Loop Concept Report  (Previous Agenda 262; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

Exhibit A - The Green Loop

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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