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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

Portland City Council 

Council Agenda for September 23, 2020 (printable version)

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

Register at the following link: 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 AM 

The deadline to sign up for the September 23, 2020 Council meetings is Tuesday, September 22, 2020 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 visit the Council Clerk’s agenda webpage to register, www.portlandoregon.gov/auditor/councilagenda. 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 Sept 23, 2020 Council meetings is Tuesday, Sept 22, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

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

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 746  Request of Gregory Horner to address Council regarding message to the City Auditor  (Communication)

 747  Request of Benjamin Donlon to address Council regarding Enhanced Service Districts and the Portland Business Alliance and their relationship to homelessness  (Communication)

 748  Request of Brian Betcone to address Council regarding better identification for Portland police officers to increase accountability to Black, Indigenous and people of color communities  (Communication)

 749  Request of Gia Naranjo-Rivera to address Council regarding solutions for homelessness, poverty, and police brutality targeting the unhoused  (Communication)

 750  Request of Susan Cotter to address Council regarding Portland Police Bureau Use of Force guidelines  (Communication)

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*751  Pay settlement of Living Room Realty, Inc. property damage claim in the sum of $23,666 involving the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

*752  Pay settlement of Jason Messer property damage claim in the sum of $7,849 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

*753  Pay property damage and bodily injury claim of Nicole Neill in the sum of $61,038 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

 754  Authorize a Settlement Agreement between the City and Brenda Scott to correct Ms. Scott's vacation accrual error, and the City shall pay Ms. Scott the amount of $7,512  (Second Reading Agenda 720)

 755  Authorize Memorandum of Understanding between the City, the Portland Police Association, and Richard Budry to correct Budry's vacation accrual error, and the City shall pay Budry the amount of $12,041  (Second Reading Agenda 721)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*756  Approve a grant of $994,907 to Peninsula Terminal Company for replacement and vertical relocation of track and track crossings in advance of construction of the N Suttle Rd Local Improvement District  (Ordinance; C-10058)

*757  Authorize application to Portland General Electric for a grant in the amount of $260,000 to increase access to BIKETOWN among underserved populations  (Ordinance)

Office of Community & Civic Life

*758  Authorize a grant agreement with East Portland Neighbors to provide liability insurance coverage for East Portland community-building events and activities in an amount not to exceed $10,000  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Parks & Recreation

*759  Authorize an agreement with Leach Garden Friends for transfer of LGF’s Capital Campaign Funds to fund construction at Leach Botanical Gardens  (Ordinance)

REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor Ted Wheeler

 760  Appoint Kevin Rogers and Terry Cross to the Community Budget Advisory Board  (Report)  20 minutes requested

 761  Appoint Rakeem Washington to the Home Forward Board of Commissioners for a term to expire September 2024  (Resolution)  20 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 762  Accept bid of James W. Fowler Co. for the Goose Hollow Sewer Rehabilitation Project for $4,875,000  (Procurement Report - Bid No.00001498)  10 minutes requested

 763  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro to provide funding for the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Acoustical Enhancement Project not to exceed $1,500,000  (Second Reading Agenda 730)

Police Bureau

 764  Authorize application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance for a grant in the amount of $408,910 for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program FY 2020 Local Solicitation to assist the Portland-Metropolitan area law enforcement and criminal justice community prevent and reduce crime and violence  (Ordinance)  30 minutes requested

Portland Housing Bureau

 765  Amend Property Tax Exemption for Multiple-Unit Housing Development Code and Inclusionary Housing Code to extend the current inclusion rate until 2021  (Second Reading Agenda 734; amend Code Sections 30.01.120 and 3.103.040)

Prosper Portland

 766  Authorize, approve, and direct various actions by Prosper Portland, the Portland Housing Bureau, Portland Bureau of Environmental Services, Portland Water Bureau, Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland Bureau of Transportation, and the Office of Management and Finance to facilitate the development of the Broadway Corridor, and add the Broadway Corridor Park project to the Parks and Recreation System Development Charge Capital Improvement Plan  (Second Reading Agenda 741; amend Ordinance No. 187770)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Bureau of Environmental Services

*767  Amend contract with Innovyze, Inc., for Hydraulic Network Analysis Software in the amount of $756,473 (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30006331)  10 minutes requested

 768  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder and provide payment for construction of the Balch Creek Trash Rack Retrofit Project No. E10583 for an estimated cost of $3 million  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 2:00 PM   WEDNESDAY/THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 23-24, 2020

DUE TO LACK OF AGENDA THERE WILL BE

NO WEDNESDAY OR THURSDAY 2:00 PM MEETINGS

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 503-823-4086. (TTY 503-823-6868).

City Council meetings can be viewed at YouTube Channel, eGov PDX, www.youtube.com/channel/UCcPIUh7CWwtBXisMPHWG65g

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,

https://www.portlandoregon.gov/citycode/testimony

Clerk Email: karla.moore-love@portlandoregon.gov

Council Clerk Testimony: cctestimony@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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