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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 30 - October 1, 2020 (printable version)

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

Register at the following link: 

WEDNESDAY MORNING

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

The deadline to sign up for the September 30, 2020 Council meetings is Tuesday, September 29, 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 30, 2020 Council meetings is Tuesday, Sept 29, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

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

 

COMMUNICATIONS

 769  Request of Skye Holmes to address Council regarding activity on North Ramsey Blvd including shootings, people being hit by vehicles, buildings being shot, and lack of police  (Communication)

 770  Request of Cindi Puckett to address Council regarding activity on Ramsey Blvd including illegal camping, street racers and vandalism  (Communication)

 771  Request of Dan Legree to address Council regarding street racers and camps on Ramsey St  (Communication)

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*772  Authorize a Letter of Agreement between the City and the Portland Police Association representing Emergency Communications Dispatchers to amend the language in Article 7 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement to allow for one-hour forced overtime adjacent to 13-hour shifts  (Ordinance)

 *773  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland Community College and a grant agreement with the Portland Community College Foundation for $578,244 for Future Connect Scholarship program  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty

Portland Bureau of Emergency Management

 774  Dissolve the Unreinforced Masonry Building Workgroup  (Resolution)

Portland Fire & Rescue

*775  Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $238,095 from the Department of Homeland Security for a Portland Fire & Rescue Community Risk Assessment  (Ordinance)

REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Police

 776  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 to  prevent and reduce crime and violence  (Second Reading Agenda 764)

Office of Management and Finance

*777  Authorize changes to established Safety Net Program allowing the Director of Human Resources and Bureau Directors additional authority to enter into flexible safety net temporary leave, safety net severance, and reduction of hours agreements during FY 2020-21 and FY 2021-22  (Previous Agenda 745)  20 minutes requested

Portland Housing Bureau

 778  Approve and terminate limited tax exemptions for properties under the Homebuyer Opportunity Limited Tax Exemption Program  (Resolution)

*779  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for Koz on N Interstate located at 5460 N Interstate Ave  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

*780  Amend approved application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for Marquam Hill Apartments-Building 2 located at 3178 SW 12th Ave to increase the number of affordable units (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 189645)

*781  Authorize new construction financing in an amount not to exceed $16,754,923 for the 115th Street Housing Limited Partnership or a Central City Concern affiliate  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

 782  Assess benefited properties for street, sidewalk, stormwater, water main and sanitary sewer improvements in the SW 45th Ave and California St Local Improvement District  (Second Reading Agenda 674; Ordinance; C-10048)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Bureau of Environmental Services

*783  Amend contract with Innovyze, Inc., for Hydraulic Network Analysis Software in the amount of $756,473  (Previous Agenda 767; amend Contract No. 30006331

784  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  (Second Reading Agenda 768)

Sign up for public testimony for the Portland City Council Meetings

Register at the following link: 

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON

The deadline to sign up for the September 30, 2020 Council meetings is Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, SEPTEMBER 30, 2020

 785  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Declare intent to initiate local improvement district formation proceedings to construct water main improvements in the SW Quail Post Road Local Improvement District  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Fritz; C-10070)  45 minutes requested

 786  TIME CERTAIN: 2:45 PM – Transmit report to the City of Portland on Portland Police Bureau Officer-Involved Shootings and In-Custody Deaths by the Office of Independent Review  (Report introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)  2 hours requested

THURSDAY, 3:30 PM, OCTOBER 1, 2020

 787  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Appoint Amanda Squiemphen-Yazzie to the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund Committee for the balance of current Committee member Andrea Hamberg’s term to expire on November 7, 2021  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  30 minutes requested

 788  TIME CERTAIN: 4:00 PM – Consider appeal by Leonard Gionet, Yvonne Meekcoms, and Mary Henry De Tessan, against the Design Commission’s decision to approve, with conditions, the Alamo Manhattan 4-block development in the South Waterfront Sub-District of the Central City Plan District  (Previous Agenda 705 introduced by Commissioner Ryan; LU 20-102914 DZM AD GW)  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.

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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