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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 November 14-15, 2018  (printable version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, NOVEMBER 14, 2018 


 1161  Request of Philip J. Wolfe to address Council regarding an amendment to the caption ordinance  (Communication)

 1162  Request of Stan Herman to address Council regarding an answer to a question  (Communication)

 1163  Request of Mike O'Callaghan to address Council regarding update on shelterlessness  (Communication)

 1164  Request of Terry Parker to address Council regarding NE 60th Ave St lighting  (Communication)

 1165  Request of Colette DeWitt to address Council regarding impact of rental relocation ordinance  (Communication)


 *1166  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Authorize the purchase of certain real property known as the Westwind Apartments located at 323-327 NW Sixth Ave for purchase price and closing costs in an amount not to exceed $3,052,056  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

 1167  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Accept Portland Parks Board Annual Report to Council  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  5 minutes requested



Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Community Technology

 1168  Consent to franchise transfer from LCP Oregon Holdings, LLC to Zenith Energy Terminals Holding to transport petroleum and petroleum products within a limited portion of City streets  (Ordinance; transfer Ordinance No. 188554)

Office of Management and Finance

*1169  Pay property damage claim of The Salvation Army in the sum of $54,730 involving the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services (Ordinance)

Portland Housing Bureau

*1170  Amend contract with Housing and Development Services, Inc. to extend licensing and maintenance of Portland Housing Bureau core software system for $355,348  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30002366)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

 1171  Update Water code to replace gender-specific language  (Ordinance; amend Code Title 21)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 1172  Approve Council Minutes for July-December 2017  (Report) 


Mayor Ted Wheeler

 1173  Authorize the Commissioner in Charge of the Police Bureau to order content-neutral time, place and manner regulations for demonstrations held in the City  (Second Reading Agenda 1160)

Portland Housing Bureau

 1174  Appoint Sarah Stevenson, Molly Rogers and Felicia Tripp Folsom to the Portland Housing Advisory Commission for terms to expire November 30, 2021  (Report)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*1175  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the Connected Cully project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested


Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

 1176  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsive bidder and provide payment for the construction component of Road 10R MP 28.77 - 31.85 Project in the Bull Run Watershed at an estimated cost of $1,540,000  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Parks & Recreation

*1177  Authorize a contract with The Active Network, Inc. for a not-to-exceed amount of $3,000,000 for a five year term to provide hosted software and online services to support recreation program and class registrations, facility reservations, memberships and payments for point of sale with the option to extend for an additional five years  (Ordinance) 

*1178  Authorize competitive solicitation and contracting with the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for construction of the Leach Upper Garden Development Project  (Ordinance) 



 1179  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Proclaim November 13th of each year to be Mulugeta Seraw Day  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Eudaly)  15 minutes requested

 1180  TIME CERTAIN: 2:15 PM – Accept the report to develop a strategy and policy to address single-use plastics  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1 hour requested for items 1180 and 1181 

 1181  Repeal Code for Single-use Plastic Checkout Bags and Polystyrene Foam Food Containers and replace with Code Prohibitions and Restrictions on Single-use Plastic  (Ordinance; replace Code Chapter 17.103; repeal Code Sections 17.102.300-400) 

 1182  TIME CERTAIN: 3:15 PM – Proclaim November 16th to be #Rock Your Mocs Day  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, NOVEMBER 15, 2018

 1183  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Adopt the Central City in Motion Final Report and Implementation Plan  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  3 hours requested for items 1183 and 1184


 1184  Adopt the Central City in Motion Parking Supply and Demand Management Strategies Report  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)



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.

Council Chambers is equipped with a sound system for the hearing impaired. Assisted listening devices are available from the Clerk.

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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The meetings are also cablecast on CityNet 30, Portland Community Media television.

Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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Written testimony may be emailed or mailed to the Council Clerk prior to the meeting.

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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.