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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  cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov

Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link

PORTLAND CITY COUNCIL

City Hall  –  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

Council Agenda for December 18-19, 2019  (printable version

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, DECEMBER 18, 2019  

COMMUNICATIONS

 1158  Request of Stan Herman to address Council regarding getting a straight answer from City Council members  (Communication)

 1159  Request of Craig Hamilton to address Council regarding proposed zoning changes that will affect the NW Industrial District  (Communication)

 1160  Request of Chris Crever to address Council regarding proposed zoning changes that will affect the NW Industrial District  (Communication)

 1161  Request of Evan Madden to address Council regarding proposed zoning changes that will affect the NW Industrial District  (Communication)

 1162  Request of Greg Madden to address Council regarding proposed zoning changes that will affect the NW Industrial District  (Communication)

TIMES CERTAIN

 1163  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Consider the proposal of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services, applicant, and the recommendation from the Hearings Officer for approval of a Statewide Planning Goal Exception and associated Comprehensive Plan Amendment, River Violation Review, and River Review to authorize the construction of, and repair or replacement of, odor treatment equipment and vaults and appurtenances associated with the Ankeny Pump Station within the River Setback area  (Hearing introduced by Mayor Wheeler; LU 19-160084 GE RR RV CP)  45 minutes requested for items 1163 – 1164

Item 1163 Hearing Notice

Item 1163 Hearings Officer Recommendation

*1164  Approve a Statewide Planning Goal Exception and associated Comprehensive Plan Amendment, River Violation Review, and River Review to authorize the construction of, and repair or replacement of, odor treatment equipment and vaults and appurtenances associated with the Ankeny Pump Station within the River Setback area  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; LU 19-160084 GE RR RV CP)

 1165  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Adopt the recommendations within the Connected Centers Street Plan  (Previous Agenda 1128; Resolution introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  30 minutes requested for items 1165 ­– 1166

 1166  Amend the Comprehensive Plan, Comprehensive Plan Map, Zoning Map, Title 33-Planning and Zoning, Title 18-Noise Control, Title 30-Affordable Housing, Title 32-Signs and Related Regulations to revise the Multi-Dwelling Residential designations and base zones  (Second Reading Agenda 1150; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Title 33, 18, 30 and 32)

Additional information about Item 1166 can be found on the Planning and Sustainability website, https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bps/71904

 1167  TIME CERTAIN: 11:00 AM – Accept report from Portland United Against Hate Coalition on outcomes for FY 2017-18 and FY 2018-19 Special Appropriations Grants  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

*1168  Accept a grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Kinsman Foundation to support a Belgian Block salvage and reuse project  (Ordinance)

*1169  Amend Prohibition and Restrictions on Single-Use Plastic Code to reflect changes required by State of Oregon House Bill 2509 to maintain enforcement authority over the single-use plastic bag ban  (Ordinance; replace Code Sections 17.103.210 and .220)

City Budget Office

1170  Adopt the Budget Calendar for FY 2020-21  (Resolution)

Office of Management and Finance

1171  Reappoint David Shaff as the Presiding Officer of the Civil Service Board for a term to expire on December 18, 2022  (Report)

*1172  Authorize a grant agreement with East Portland Neighbors in an amount not to exceed $11,900 to develop language and cultural knowledge skills among low-income, refugee families  (Ordinance)

*1173  Pay bodily injury lawsuit of Robert Smith in the sum of $150,000 involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

*1174  Pay property damage and bodily injury claims of Erin Weeks and Justin Weeks in the total sum of $15,000 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Police Bureau  (Ordinance)

Portland Housing Bureau

 1175  Establish 2020 sale price cap for the Homebuyer Opportunity Limited Tax Exemption Program  (Resolution)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*1176  Accept a grant in the amount of $4,646,372 from Metro, authorize Intergovernmental Agreement for the design and construction of specific priority projects identified in the Central City in Motion plan and appropriate $95,652 in FY 2019-20  (Ordinance)

*1177  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to enter into an agreement with Union Pacific Railroad Company for preliminary engineering and other related services up to the amount of $50,000 to construct a bridge on NE 42nd Ave over the Union Pacific Railroad  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*1178  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the University of Washington to model projected changes in precipitation extremes due to climate change not to exceed $44,300  (Ordinance)

 1179  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to reimburse the property owner at 4637 NE 38th Ave for sewer user fees paid to the City in the amount of $3,897  (Ordinance)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 1180  Approve Council Minutes for July - December 2018  (Report)

REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 1181  Approve further amendments to Plan for the Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing  (Resolution)  20 minutes requested

Bureau of Development Services

*1182  Adopt the State of Oregon 2019 Editions of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code and the Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code  (Ordinance; amend Code Titles 24 and 27)  10 minutes requested

City Budget Office

*1183  Create the Citywide Obligations Reserve Fund  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 1184  Authorize a Price Agreement for campsite cleanup services for $4,528,000 annually, over a five-year period  (Procurement Report - RFP No. 00001288)  15 minutes requested

*1185  Amend contract with SAP Public Services, Inc. to increase the not-to-exceed value by $2,821,024 for software licenses, maintenance, and related services through June 2021  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005309)  15 minutes requested

 1186  Amend Revenue and Finance Code to streamline the procurement and contracting process  (Second Reading Agenda 1142; amend Code Chapter 5.33, 5.34 and 5.68)

Portland Housing Bureau

*1187  Approve $200,000 subrecipient contract with African American Alliance for Homeownership for Homeownership Asset Preservation Pilot Program   (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

 1188  Accept report on Year 1 of the Universal Representation Project through the Equity Corps of Oregon  (Report)  30 minutes requested

Bureau of Transportation

 1189  Create a local improvement district to construct street, sidewalk, stormwater, utility undergrounding and water main improvements in the NE Couch-Davis Street Local Improvement District in support of high-density transit-oriented development in the Gateway Regional Center  (Second Reading Agenda 1134; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; C-10068)

   1190  Amend Transportation System Development Charge 2017 Capital Improvement Plan  (Second Reading Agenda 1145; amend Ordinance No. 188619)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 1191  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder and provide payment for construction of the Hillsdale Crest Rainfall Derived II Project No. E10941, for an estimated cost of $5 million  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 1192  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to acquire certain permanent and temporary property rights necessary for construction of the Carson Basin- SW 39th Ave Project No. E11116, through the exercise of the City’s Eminent Domain Authority  (Second Reading Agenda 1147)

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, DECEMBER 18, 2019

 1193  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Amend Motor Vehicle Fuels Code to move authority to establish, revise as necessary and enforce standards for biofuels sold in the City to the Director of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Chapter 16.60)  1 hour requested

*1194  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Readopt remanded Ordinance No. 188142 to restrict bulk fossil fuel terminals  (Previous Agenda 1082; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Title 33, Planning and Zoning)  90 minutes requested

Item 1194 Exhibit A

Item 1194 Exhibit B

Item 1194 Technical Amendments Adopted by Council November 20, 2019

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, DECEMBER 19, 2019

*1195  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County for the Earthquake Ready Burnside Bridge Project for staffing services in the amount of $1,489,469  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  45 minutes requested

 1196  TIME CERTAIN: 2:45 PM – Accept the Building Healthy Connected Communities Along the Division Transit Corridor Report, including the identified opportunities and actions needed to grow more complete communities along the Division Transit Corridor and through East Portland  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1 hour requested

 1197  TIME CERTAIN: 3:45 PM – Update on the Inclusive Business Resource Network  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1 hour 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.

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 72 hours before the meeting to the Council Clerk 503-823-4086. (TTY 503-823-6868).

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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.