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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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Portland, OR 97204

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Keelan McClymont, Council Clerk

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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.

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 on July 1.

 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).

Portland City Council 

Council Agenda for May 5-6, 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 May 5-6, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, May 4, 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 May 5-6, 2021 Council meetings is Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

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

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MAY 5, 2021  295294

COMMUNICATIONS

 295  Request of Anna Wilson to address Council regarding Zenith Energy  (Communication)

 296  Request of Sarah Taylor to address Council regarding large number of oil trains parked in Linnton  (Communication)

 297  Request of Kyle Smoot to address Council regarding quiet zone for rail traffic in Central Eastside  (Communication)

 298  Request of Lori McFarlane to address Council regarding despite Flint, Portland Water betrays the public trust and our health  (Communication)

 299  Request of Dee White to address Council regarding despite Flint, Portland Water betrays the public trust and our health  (Communication)

TIMES CERTAIN

 300  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM Proclaim May 5, 2021 to be Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

 301  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM Authorize a five-year joint development agreement with Pierce Manufacturing Inc. for a reduced carbon emissions fire apparatus not to exceed $837,875  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Hardesty)  10 minutes requested

 302  TIME CERTAIN: 10:25 AM Proclaim May 2021 to be Mental Health Month  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler) 30 minutes requested

 303  TIME CERTAIN: 10:55 AM – Proclaim May 2021 to be Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  10 minutes requested

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

City Attorney

*304  Approve Second Revised Settlement Agreement in the matter of City of Portland v. Monsanto et al.  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*305  Pay property damage claim of Vera Norman in the sum of $8,129 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Office of Management & Finance  (Ordinance)

*306  Pay property damage claim of Jeff Reese in the sum of $5,233 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Portland Police Bureau  (Ordinance)

 307  Authorize hanger and aircraft storage and office leases with Lynx FBO Aurora LLC and Jet Aero LLC through May 31, 2022 for Air Support Unit operations  (Ordinance)

REGULAR AGENDA

*308  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with the Urban Flood Safety and Water Quality District not to exceed $6 million to develop an organizational structure and a method to fund operations of the district  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Mapps)  10 minutes requested

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Emergency Management

*309  Authorize the Emergency Coordination Center to provide sponsorships to community-based organizations during City disaster declarations  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 310  Accept bid of Ballard Marine and Construction, LLC for the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Outfall Diffuser Improvements Project for $2,599,975  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00001604)  15 minutes requested 

*311  Amend Hearings Office Code to update and clarify procedures (Ordinance; amend Code Title 22)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Bureau of Transportation

*312  Authorize Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain temporary rights necessary for construction of the Safe Routes to School Signalized Crossings and Street Lighting project through the exercise of the City’s Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested 

 313  Assess benefited properties for street, sidewalk, and stormwater improvements in the NE 27th Ave & Holland St Local Improvement District  (Second Reading Agenda 287; C-10059)

 314  Vacate portions of NE 27th Ave and NE Holland St south of NE Columbia Blvd subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Second Reading Agenda 288; VAC-10131)

Fire & Rescue

*315  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland State University Homelessness and Research Action Collaborative for program evaluation of Portland Street Response in the amount of $213,426  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, MAY 5, 2021

DUE TO LACK OF AGENDA THERE WILL BE

NO WEDNESDAY 2:00 PM MEETING

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 May 6, 2021 afternoon Council meeting is Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

THURSDAY, 2:30 PM, MAY 6, 2021

 316  TIME CERTAIN: 2:30 PM – City Council to convene as Prosper Portland Budget Committee to receive the Prosper Portland FY 2021-22 Proposed Budget and to hold a hearing on the Proposed Budget  (Mayor convenes Council as Prosper Portland Budget Committee)  90 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.

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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