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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).

 

The Council Clerk's Office is excited to share a preview of the new City Council Agenda!

Click to view the new electronic format, which will replace the current format starting July 2.

Portland City Council 

Council Agenda for June 30, 2021 (printable version)

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

Register for the Council meetings at the following links: Registration for meetings this week is closed.

The deadline to sign up for the June 30, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, June 29, 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 June 30, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JUNE 30, 2021

COMMUNICATIONS

 505  Request of Rod Such to address Council regarding the need for human rights-based city policies  (Communication)

 506  Request of Cody Urban to address Council regarding the need for human rights-based city policies  (Communication)

 507  Request of Olivia Katbi Smith to address Council regarding the need for human rights-based city policies  (Communication)

 508  Request of Ramzy Farouki to address Council regarding the human rights violations that contractors like G4S commit in the occupied territories  (Communication)

 509  Request of Hannah Alzgal to address Council regarding boycott, divest, sanction petition  (Communication)

TIMES CERTAIN

*510  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM Approve the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission FY 2021-22 Fund Budget  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Rubio)  45 minutes requested

 511  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM Amend the Zoning Map, Title 33 Planning and Zoning, and Title 32 Signs and Related Regulations to implement the Design Overlay Zone Amendments project to update the process and tools of the Design Overlay Zone and related code sections (Second Reading Agenda 502; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Rubio; amend Code Titles 32 and 33)  10 minutes requested

       Exhibit A          Exhibit B - Vol. 1          Exhibit B - Vol. 2          Exhibit B - Vol. 3          Exhibit B - Vol. 4 

                                                 Proposed Amendments          Staff Presentations 

 512  TIME CERTAIN: 10:40 AM Appoint Joaquin Lopez and Leila Haile as Creative Laureates for terms to expire June 30, 2023  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Rubio)  25 minutes requested

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*513  Amend non-represented Community Safety Transition Director classification to establish at-will status and exclude employees hired into the classification from the classified service  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 190392)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Bureau of Transportation

*514  Amend contract with Oregon Department of Transportation for construction and traffic control services for the Earl Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge in amount not to exceed $250,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No.30006579)

 515  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement between TriMet and the City for the Division Transit Project for Design and Construction Services  (Second Reading Agenda 488; amend Contract No. 30006859)

Fire & Police Disability & Retirement

*516  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Oregon Office of Administrative Hearings/Employment Department for hearings officer and appellate review services to extend contract four years and increase amount by $225,000 for a not to exceed total of $625,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30006007)

Commissioner Carmen Rubio

Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

 517  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Multnomah County Department of Health Services for enforcement activities of specified animal regulations in amount not to exceed $65,446 in FY 2021-22  (Ordinance)

REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*518  Amend Council Organization and Procedure Code to clarify attendance by electronic communication and meeting location  (Ordinance; amend Code Sections 3.02.010 and 3.02.060.C.2 and add Section 3.02.026)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Dan Ryan

 519  Amend Office of the Chief Administrative Officer Code to direct the Office of Management and Finance in the City’s response to houselessness and urban camping related to the development of Safe Rest Villages as alternatives to high-impact encampments (Ordinance; amend Code Subsection 3.15.060.C.6)  1 hour requested

Bureau of Development Services

 520  Temporarily modify or waive portions of City Code titles Original Art Murals, Signs and Related Regulations, and Planning and Zoning to assist businesses, organizations, and entrepreneurs to adjust and continue operations during and through the COVID-19 pandemic  (Second Reading Agenda 493; modify or waive portions of Titles 4, 32, and 33)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Bureau of Transportation

*521  Amend Title 17 Public Improvements Code to align with changes to the Residential Infill Project  (Ordinance; amend Code Chapters 17.04 and 17.42)  10 minutes requested

*522  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to reallocate property rights between the City and the Oregon Department of Transportation for jointly owned property along SW Naito Pkwy, immediately north of I-405, and waive the requirements of Disposition of City Real Property Policy (Ordinance; waive ADM-13.02)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Mingus Mapps

Bureau of Environmental Services

*523  Amend grant agreements from the FY 2021 Community Watershed Program to be completed in FY 2022  (Ordinance; amend Contract Nos. 32002345, 32002347, 32002349, 32002354, 32002365, 32002369, 32002371, and 32002447)

 524  Amend Sewer User Charges Code to support updates to system development charges  (Second Reading Agenda 498; amend Code Chapter 17.36) 

 525  Approve findings to authorize an exemption for a class of public improvement contracts from the competitive bidding requirements and authorize the use of the alternative contracting method of Price Agreements for construction services  (Second Reading Agenda 499)

Commissioner Carmen Rubio

Parks & Recreation

 526  Authorize a competitive solicitation and price agreements for site work, erosion control and planting on behalf of Portland Parks & Recreation for amount not to exceed $8,000,000  (Ordinance)

Item 526 is rescheduled to July 21, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

 

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

Register for the Council meeting at the following link: Registration for meetings this week is closed.

The deadline to sign up for the June 30, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 30, 2021

 527  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM - Consider proposal of 340 NW Glisan for Demolition Review and Adjustment Review approval, and Bureau of Development staff recommendation for denial, for a contributing building, the Old Blanchet House at 340 NW Glisan Street in the New Chinatown/Japantown National Register Historic District  (Hearing introduced by Commissioner Ryan; LU 21-029602 DM AD)  90 minutes requested

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 24, 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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