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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 November 29-30, 2017  (Printable Version)




 1238  Request of Shedrick Wilkins to address Council regarding police  (Communication)

 1239  Request of Craig Rogers to address Council regarding trust and City government  (Communication)

 1240  Request of Eli F. Richey/Hightower to address Council regarding filming police and public spaces  (Communication)

 1241  Request of Roberta Palmer to address Council regarding tax reform  (Communication)

 1242  Request of Alan Kessler to address Council regarding transit congestion in Portland  (Communication)


 1243  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Presentation regarding partnership between the Portland Rose Festival Foundation and Portland Parks & Recreation  (Report introduced by Commissioners Fish and Fritz)  15 minutes requested

 1244  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Rose Festival Foundation Updates  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  30 minutes requested

 *1245  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Authorize conveyance of city-owned property located at 1010-1034 NE Grand Ave to Home Forward, and funding not to exceed $5,600,000 to its affiliate, Lloyd Housing Limited Partnership, for the construction of a new mixed-use, affordable housing development located in the Oregon Convention Center Urban Renewal Area  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

*1246  Authorize a grant agreement with APANO Communities United Fund not to exceed $100,000 to support a part of the capital campaign to build a cultural center and permanent home for APANO  (Ordinance)

*1247  Authorize a grant agreement with Metropolitan Family Service in an amount not to exceed $200,000 for Experience PDX program to provide academic support for children at academic risk and enhance teacher outcomes at four low resourced Portland schools  (Ordinance)

 1248  Extend term of Street Closure Program in Old Town/Chinatown for a period of one year  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*1249  Authorize a grant agreement with VOZ Workers' Rights Education Project in an amount not to exceed $31,516 to support Portland day laborers through trainings, wage claim services and marketing of worker center  (Ordinance)

 1250  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Gresham and Multnomah County for the City of Portland to conduct transient lodging tax audits on Gresham and Multnomah County's behalf  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

*1251  Amend contract with Pioneer Courthouse Square Inc. for $82,433 for additional services related to the all user restroom configuration project; authorize contract in the amount of $100,000 for payment of unanticipated losses and costs as approved in the Fall Supplemental Budget  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30000073)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*1252  Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $68,275 from Meyer Memorial Trust for Willamette Floodplain Streamlined Monitoring Framework  (Ordinance)

*1253  Authorize Interim Sewer Service Agreement with the City of Maywood Park  (Ordinance)

*1254  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to reimburse property owner at 7835 SE 15th Ave for sewer user fees paid to the City in the amount of $5,054 collected in error  (Ordinance)

*1255  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to reimburse the ratepayer at 11619 N Force Ave for sewer user fees paid to the City in the amount of $2,736 collected in error  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*1256  Accept a grant in the amount of $669,209 and authorize an Intergovernmental Grant Agreement with Metro for Regional Transportation Options SmartTrips, Smart Cities Transportation Demand Management programs  (Previous Agenda 1229)

 1257  Amend contract with Central Parking System of Washington, Inc. to extend contract term through March 31, 2019 and replace the contract incentive fee with a management fee for parking garage management service  (Previous Agenda 1230; amend Contract No. 30001972)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 1258  Approve Council Minutes for July-December 2016  (Previous Agenda 1231)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

 1259  Delay effective date of Portland's 2035 Comprehensive Plan and implementing measures from January 1, 2018 to May 23, 2018 to allow more time for State review and approval  (Previous Agenda 1228)

   Proposed Substitute Ordinance

Bureau of Police

*1260  Execute a contract with Sunshine Division, Inc. to define roles and responsibilities in support of Sunshine Division's mission to provide food and clothing to community members in need  (Ordinance)              15 minutes requested

*1261  Authorize disposal of surplus Taser X26 Electronic Control Weapons, holsters, cartridges and batteries and authorize the Portland Police Bureau to proceed with donation and/or sale of the property  (Previous Agenda 1233)  20 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 1262  Accept bid of Moore Excavation, Inc. for the Slabtown Sewer Replacement project for $8,423,219  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000715)  15 minutes requested

 1263  Accept bid of Landis & Landis Construction LLC, for the Concordia Sewer Rehabilitation project for $4,876,431  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000730)  15 minutes requested

*1264  Authorize short term subordinate urban renewal and redevelopment bonds on behalf of Prosper Portland to finance projects in urban renewal areas  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

*1265  Authorize general obligation refunding bonds through December 31, 2019  (Previous Agenda 1234)

Portland Housing Bureau

*1266  Amend Joint Office of Homeless Services Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County to provide revised FY 2017-18 budget allocation to the Joint Office of Homeless Services  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005335)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

 1267  Accept Portland Utility Board Annual Report  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

 1268  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the St. Johns Truck Strategy - Phase II project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance)

 1269  Amend Public Improvements Code sections on penalty for violation, permits required and permit revocation terms in support of the Bureau of Transportation right-of-way use enforcement program  (Second Reading Agenda 1236; amend Code Sections 17.100.050, 17.23.050, 17.24.016)

Portland Fire & Rescue

 1270  Accept a grant in the amount of $103,471 and authorize an agreement with the Mt Hood Cable Regulatory Commission to increase network capabilities for fire stations  (Second Reading Agenda 1237)



 1271  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept the 2017 Portland Historic Landmarks Commission State of the City Preservation Report  (Report introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  1.5 hours requested

1272-1275  TIME CERTAIN: 4:00 PM

Central City 2035 Plan items rescheduled from November 2, 2017

For more information see project website

Nov 29 proposed amendments

 1272  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 1194; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Chapters 33.430 and 480)  1.5 hours requested for items 1272-1275

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

 1273  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 1195; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

Amendments:  Sept 7    Oct 18    

Cover Memo         Planning & Sustainability Commission transmittal letter

Exhibit List & Link       Exhibit A Findings Report

 1274  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Action Charts, Performance Targets and Urban Design Diagrams  (Previous Agenda 1196; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

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

 1275  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Green Loop Concept Report  (Previous Agenda 1197; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

 Exhibit A - The Green Loop


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, NOVEMBER 30, 2017

 1276  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Direct the Portland Bureau of Transportation to work with the Oregon Department of Transportation to implement the Oregon State Legislature’s value pricing on I-5 and I-205; and to work with the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability to research and evaluate best practices for congestion pricing strategies  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Saltzman)  2 hours requested

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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