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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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Portland, OR 97204

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Council Clerk, Karla Moore-Love


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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 January 23, 2019  (printable version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JANUARY 23, 2019


 49  Request of Joe Walsh to address Council regarding freedom  (Communication)

 50  Request of Craig A Rogers to address Council regarding trust and local government  (Communication)

 51  Request of Brad Perkins to address Council regarding Rose Quarter economic development  (Communication)

 52  Request of Bob Schatz to address Council regarding how the Council decision to change zoning has altered lifetime goals  (Communication)

 53  Request of Alan Ellis to address Council regarding Olympia Rhythmic Gymnastic delegation from Khabarovsk  (Communication)


 54  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Accept the second Annual Report on Compliance of Agreement with Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association for Mt. Tabor Park Reservoirs  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  30 minutes requested

 55  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Recognize 2018 Fire Prevention Poster contest winners  (Presentation introduced by Commissioner Hardesty)  15 minutes requested



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

 56  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County for the Water/Sewer Enhanced Fixture Repair Program for $130,000 (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004057)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

*57  Authorize acceptance of the Oregon Office of Emergency Management Emergency Management Performance Grant Program in the amount of $339,336 for administering an integrated all-hazard emergency management program for the City  (Ordinance) 

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*58  Authorize the Chief Procurement Officer to execute an agreement with NW Traffic Control, Inc. not to exceed $17,034 for Sunday Parkways flagging services and to waive application of City Code Chapter 5.33  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 59  Authorize the First Amendment to the 2013 Amended and Restated Visitor Facilities Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County and Metro  (Second Reading Agenda 42; amend Contract No. 30000712) 

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

 60  Authorize a Collection Agreement with the U.S. Forest Service in the amount of $283,985 to fund the design and construction of a fish habitat restoration project on the Zigzag River for the Bull Run Water Supply Habitat Conservation Plan                              (Second Reading Agenda 43)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*61  Authorize the Director of Environmental Services or designee to enter into and sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement with the City of Lake Oswego for the upgrade or replacement of the Tryon Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant  (Ordinance) 

 62  Authorize the Commissioners in Charge of Bureau of Environmental Services, or designee, and Portland Parks & Recreation, or designee, to execute agreements for the planning, design, construction and maintenance of watershed restoration projects in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other partners  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested 

          Exhibit A

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

 63  Authorize the City of Portland to apply to join the SAFE Cities Network to provide technical support to legal service providers  (Resolution)  15 minutes requested 

Bureau of Transportation

 64  Accept $1.5 million grant from Oregon Department of Transportation, authorize Intergovernmental Agreement for Columbia Boulevard Safety Improvement project, and appropriate $500,000 in FY 2018-19  (Ordinance)  20 minutes 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 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


Testimony is taken on Resolutions and Ordinances (first reading).  To testify, sign up on a testimony sheet as you enter Council Chambers on the day of the meeting.  Individuals have 3 minutes to testify, unless otherwise stated at the meeting. Testimony is not taken on Communications, Second Readings, Proclamations or Presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G.   Testimony will be taken on Reports at the Presiding Officer’s determination (Code 3.02.040 G.5).

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

To schedule a Communication, email or mail your request to the Council Clerk. Include your name, address, phone number and a brief description of the subject you will be addressing. For full details, see Testimony Policies and procedures.

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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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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.