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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 February 28 - March 1, 2018  (Printable Version)




 178  Request of Joanne Bulkley to address Council regarding Portland officials should not engage in Federal immigration activities  (Communication)

 179  Request of Jack Pollock to address Council regarding merge 810.10 and the ACLU 9 Model Plan to make Portland's sanctuary status codified and enforceable and not merely symbolic  (Communication)

 180  Request of Chris Harris to address Council regarding Bureau of Transportation Greenways diverter to be installed at 50th and SE Lincoln St  (Communication)

 181  Request of Bernie Constantine to address Council regarding Bureau of Transportation Greenways diverter to be installed at 50th and SE Lincoln St  (Communication)

 182  Request of Joe Walsh to address Council regarding communications  (Communication)


 183  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Amend Public Improvements code to further implement Portland in the Streets Program; amend Transportation Fee Schedule; repeal and amend certain administrative rules  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; amend Code Chapters 17.24, 17.25 and 17.26; amend TRN-3.450 and 10.03; repeal TRN-2.04 and others)  30 minutes requested

 184  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Approve the designation of sixteen trees as City of Portland Heritage Trees and remove the Heritage Tree designation from six trees  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  20 minutes requested


Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

*185  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsive and responsible bidder for construction of the Peninsula Park Community Center Pool Improvements project for an estimated $2,000,000  (Ordinance)

*186  Authorize the Director of Portland Parks & Recreation to execute an agreement with Willamette Oaks Building, LLC for environmental obligations at Willamette Park  (Ordinance)

*187  Authorize an Agreement between Portland Parks & Recreation and Portland Rose Society for the Portland Rose Society to fund, project manage, design, permit, and construct the Washington Park International Rose Test Garden Gold Medal Award Garden Pathway Improvements  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*188  Authorize agreements with TriMet and Ready Credit to purchase and distribute Hop Fastpass cards to encourage transit use and reduce parking demand and driving  (Ordinance)

*189  Grant revocable permit to Portland Saturday Market, Inc. to use portions of SW Ankeny St and portions of SW 1st Ave for market operations and to close portions of SW Ankeny St, SW Naito Pkwy and NW Naito Pkwy during certain hours  (Ordinance)

Portland Fire & Rescue

 190  Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $15,500 from Oregon State Fire Marshal 2017 Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness Grant for intermediate and advanced air monitoring training for the Portland Fire & Rescue HazMat Team, and authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement  (Second Reading Agenda 169)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

 191  Reappoint Jennifer Alger and Jennifer Nye to the Building Code Board of Appeal for terms to expire March 31, 2021 and reassign Jennifer Nye from the alternate architect position to the regular architect position on the board  (Report)  10 minutes requested

 192  Appoint Ernest Harris and Destiny Wright to the Noise Review Board for terms to expire February 1, 2021  (Report)  10 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

 193  Authorize a five-year Price Agreement with U.S. Bank/Elavon for merchant services for a not-to-exceed amount of $25,000,000  (Procurement Report – Project No. 121332)  15 minutes requested

 194  Accept recommendations of The Special Appropriations Committee for grant awards from the $350,000 allocated to competitive special appropriations program during the Fall Bump process  (Previous Agenda 172)  15 minutes requested

Portland Housing Bureau

*195  Approve application for the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for 26th & Ankeny Apartments located at 2580 Ankeny St  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

*196  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Home Forward to provide asset management and development consulting services for Portland Housing Bureau owned properties to satisfy the Housing Bond Production Goal  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Water Bureau

 197  Authorize a contract with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. in the amount of $749,190 for the N Willamette Blvd Bridge Main Replacement Project  (Second Reading Agenda 174)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*198  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the Downtown  I-405 Pedestrian Safety and Operational Improvement project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance)

199  Create a local improvement district to construct street, sidewalk, stormwater and sanitary sewer improvements in the NE 57th Ave and Killingsworth St Local Improvement District  (Hearing; Ordinance; C-10061)

 200   Adopt the allocation methodology for the Local Transportation Infrastructure Charge; establish a maximum fee; amend Charge Required Code; and direct staff to develop additional components of Neighborhood Streets Program  (Second Reading 109; amend Code Section 17.88.090; amend Policy TRN-1.26)  30 minutes requested

    Exhibit A & B      Exhibit C

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 201  Assess property for sidewalk repair for the Portland Bureau of Transportation (Hearing; Ordinance; Y1094)  15 minutes requested

 202   Update Auditor Code to conform to May 2017 Charter amendments that protect the Auditor's independence and add a duty; amend Auditor Code following passage of new state law that preserves City's privilege when information is disclosed to Auditor for the purposes of an audit or investigation  (Second Reading Agenda 176; amend Code Chapters 2.12, 2.14, 3.05, 3.21 and 3.77)



 203  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept the report A Plan for Preserving and Expanding Affordable Arts Space in Portland and instruct bureau staff to examine the recommendations for adoption  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler, Commissioners Fish and Eudaly)    1 hour requested

 204  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Amend to make permanent the mandatory relocation assistance for involuntary displacement of tenants under Affordable Housing Preservation and Portland Renter Protections  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Section 30.01.085)  3 hours requested


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, MARCH 01, 2018

 205  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept report of the Welcoming/Inclusive/Sanctuary City Task Force  (Report introduced by Commissioner Eudaly)  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.

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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Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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