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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.

Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link


City Hall, 1221 SW Fourth Avenue

Council Agenda for June 29-30, 2016  (Printable Version)   


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JUNE 29, 2016


 732  Request of Peter Rink to address Council regarding his Eagle Scout project  (Communication)

 733  Request of Robert Peets to address Council regarding unsightly garbage and growing number of homeless tents  (Communication)

 734  Request of Jennafer Furniss to address Council regarding family and community issues relating to the Residential Infill Project  (Communication)

 735  Request of Charles Ormsby to address Council regarding Bureau of Environmental Services Terwilliger Blvd Sewer Project  (Communication)

 736  Request of Camilla Rose Waters to address Council regarding unsafe sidewalks  (Communication)


 737  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Direct the Portland Bureau of Transportation to adopt administrative rules for the safe accommodation of pedestrians and bicyclists in and around work zones  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Novick)    20 minutes requested

 738  TIME CERTAIN: 10:35 AM – Appeal of Kegan Flanderka, Works Partnership Architecture against the Design Commission’s interpretation and enforcement of Section C2, Promote Quality and Permanence in Development, specifically in regard to the proposed exterior cladding material for Jupiter Hotel expansion, located at 910 E Burnside  (Findings;  Previous Agenda 665; Introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; LU 15-276553 DZM)  10 minutes requested

Notice of Hearing     Appellant docs     Appellant drawings   Design Commission Findings


Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Police

*739  Accept and appropriate an additional $30,000 from Oregon Impact for the 2016 DUII Traffic Safety and High Visibility Enforcement program for sworn personnel overtime  (Ordinance)

*740  Authorize the Chief of Police to execute revenue generating police secondary employment agreements with hiring businesses for amounts not to exceed $100,000  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*741  Pay claim of Janos Bodnar in the sum of $40,000 involving the Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

*742  Pay claim of CenturyLink in the sum of $12,476 involving the Water Bureau  (Ordinance)

*743  Pay claim of Galvanizers Company in the sum of $52,448 involving Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

*744  Create a new nonrepresented classification of Laboratory Supervisor and establish a compensation rate for this classification  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Transportation

*745  Accept a grant in the amount of $3,313,402 from the Oregon Department of Transportation for Foster Road Streetscape Project: SE 50th – 89th Ave  (Ordinance)

*746  Amend contract with TriMet related to the operations and maintenance of the Portland Streetcar system and increase funding to $7,524,245  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30002872)

*747  Amend contract with Portland Patrol, Inc. to extend the contract term and increase the total contract amount by $250,000 for Security Services for Parking Garages and Streetcar Facilities  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30002191)

 748  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Maywood Park for design engineering and construction of pedestrian safety improvements at the intersection of NE Prescott St and NE 92nd Ave  (Ordinance)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 749  Amend certification of elections results of the Municipal Non-Partisan Primary Election held in the City of Portland on May 17, 2016  (Report)


Morning Session

 750  Report on year one implementation of Citywide Tree Project  (Report introduced by Commissioners Fritz and Saltzman; Previous Agenda 518)  20 minutes requested

  Exhibit B Advisory Committee Recommendations     Exhibit C Data Report

 751  Amend Regulation of Lobbying Entities and City Officials to improve administration, clarify requirements and Auditor duties  (Second Reading Agenda 725; introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero and Commissioner Fish; amend Code Chapter 2.12)

Mayor Charlie Hales

 752  Proclaim July 5-6, 2016 to be Happiness Day with Sri Sri Ravi Shankar in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Hales)  10 minutes requested

 753  Establish the Special Appropriations Committee and outline the review process for awarding one-time Special Appropriations grants  (Resolution)  10 minutes requested

*754  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland Community College and a grant agreement with the Portland Community College Foundation providing $545,662 to the Future Connect Scholarship program  (Ordinance)

Bureau of Police

*755  Amend a contract with Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. to increase the not to exceed amount to $1,088,076 and extend the expiration date until June 30, 2018 to provide additional mental health clinician services  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30003831)     10 minutes requested

*756  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreements with the City of Gresham and Multnomah County for the use of U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance FY 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program funds of $72,431 and $173,088 respectively for agency personnel and program expenses  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 757  Authorize application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance for a grant in the amount of $465,810 for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program FY 2016 Local Solicitation to assist the Portland-Metropolitan area law enforcement and criminal justice community to prevent and reduce crime and violence  (Second Reading Agenda 726)

Office of Management and Finance

 758  Accept Guaranteed Maximum Price of $8,401,596 from Stacy and Witbeck, Inc., for the construction of the Beech Park Project  (Procurement Report – RFP No. 117317)  10 minutes requested

 759  Accept bid of Kodiak Pacific Construction for the Road 10 MP 3.0-4.6 & Road 10 MP 4.6-6.2 Project for $2,020,202  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000310)

 760  Authorize a Purchase Order with Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., for two pieces of NH 620 XT Arrow Tiller Apparatus trucks for a total not-to-exceed amount of $2,329,151  (Procurement Report – Project No. 120107)

*761  Authorize a contract with Otak, Inc. for Architectural and Engineering  Services for New Construction and Major Retrofits for Replacement of City Fuel Facilities for a total not-to-exceed amount of $1,125,338  (Ordinance; Contract No. 30005246)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 762  Authorize a contract with Brown and Caldwell, Inc. for professional services for the Force Avenue Pump Station Remodel for $1,074,370 Project No. E10611  (Second Reading Agenda 727)

Water Bureau

 763  Declare surplus property at four Water Bureau locations and request authorization to dispose of the properties  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Portland Housing Bureau

 764  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Cathedral Flats located at 7220 N Burlington Ave  (Second Reading Agenda 708)

 765  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Powell Apartments located at 3730 SE Powell Blvd  (Second Reading Agenda 709)

 766  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Redwood Apartments located at 233 NW 16th Ave  (Second Reading Agenda 710)

 767  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Koz 216X SW Yamhill located at 2161 SW Yamhill St  (Second Reading Agenda 711)

 768  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Block 290/KOTI located at 1417 NW 20th Ave  (Second Reading Agenda 712)

 769  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for 14th and Glisan located at 1402-1430 NW Glisan St  (Second Reading Agenda 713)

 770  Approve amended application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Vancouver Avenue Apartments located at N Vancouver Ave and N Shaver St  (Second Reading Agenda 714)

 771  Establish a Construction Excise Tax to fund affordable housing initiatives from an Inclusionary Housing Fund  (Second Reading Agenda 728; add Code Chapter 6.08 and Section 5.04.530)

The Wednesday morning Regular Agenda items are expected to start at approximately 10:45 a.m. and end at 12:25 p.m.  The remaining Regular Agenda items have been scheduled for the afternoon session.

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 29, 2016

 772  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Adopt requirements for deconstruction of the city’s oldest and most historic houses and duplexes  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales; add Code Chapter 17.106)  2 hours requested

 773  TIME CERTAIN: 4:00 PM – Amend public benefits for Google Fiber Oregon, LLC franchise  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales; amend Ordinance No. 186641)  45 minutes requested


Afternoon Session

Commissioner Steve Novick

Bureau of Transportation

 774  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with the Portland Development Commission to provide funding for the design and construction of the 10th & Yamhill SmartPark Garage Renovation Project in an amount of $5,000,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005195)  15 minutes requested

 775  Authorize contract with Shiels Obletz Johnsen to provide owner's representative and project management services for the design and construction phases of the 10th & Yamhill SmartPark Garage renovation project not to exceed $503,319  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 776  Vacate a portion of SW Florida St west of SW 45th Ave subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Second Reading Agenda 729; VAC-10108)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

*777  Initiate foreclosure sale on five properties for the recovery of delinquent City liens placed against the properties  (Ordinance)

 778  Assess property for sidewalk repair for the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Second Reading Agenda 730; Y1089)

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 30, 2016

 779  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Refer a measure to City voters for the November 8, 2016 General Election authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds in the amount of $258,400,000 to provide funding for affordable housing  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  2 hours 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.

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Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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