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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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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 September 19-20, 2018  (printable version)




 975  Request of David Mason to address Council regarding police reform and use of force  (Communication)

 976  Request of Jackson McKibben to address Council regarding problems for all around NE Portland metropolitan area  (Communication)

 977  Request of Star Stauffer to address Council regarding Portland Police targeting and assault of community members, #ACAB  (Communication)

 978  Request of Stan Herman to address Council to get an opinion to a question  (Communication)

 979  Request of Brian Smith to address Council regarding a member of the Police Bureau's attitude towards citizens counter protesting  (Communication)


 980  TIME   CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Appoint Daisy Quinonez to the Planning and Sustainability Commission Youth Position for a term to expire September 30, 2020  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  10 minutes requested

 981  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Office of Equity and Human Rights 2018 Report  (Previous Agenda 956; Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fritz)  45 minutes requested

 982  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Consider the proposal of Andrew Tull, 3J Consulting, Inc., and the recommendation from the Hearings Officer for approval of a Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment, Zoning Map Amendment, Conditional Use Master Plan, and Adjustment Review for Parkview Christian Retirement Community at 1825 NE 108th Ave and properties at NE 106th Ave  (Previous Agenda 973; Adopt Hearings Officer’s Recommendation; introduced by Mayor Wheeler; LU 17-113086 CP ZC CU MS AD)   5 minutes requested for items 982 and 983

          Hearing Notice               HO Recommendation

 983  Amend the Comprehensive Plan Map and Zoning Map and approve a Conditional Use Master Plan and Adjustment for Parkview Christian Retirement Community at 1825 NE 108th Ave and properties at NE 106th Ave, at the request of Andrew Tull, 3J Consulting Inc.  (Previous Agenda 974; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; LU 17-113086 CP ZC CU MS AD)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*984  Authorize a two-year lease agreement for office space in the downtown core to accommodate program management and support services for Portland Water Bureau Bull Run Filtration project not to exceed budgeted lease cost of $269,000  (Ordinance)    

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

 985  Amend grant agreement with Portland Business Alliance for $30,000 to continue the Downtown Retail Strategy implementation  (Second Reading Agenda 970; amend Contract No. 32000521) 


*986  Authorize a grant agreement with Catholic Charities in an amount not to exceed $500,000 to support the Universal Representation Project through the Equity Corps of Oregon  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Eudaly)  10 minutes requested

Portland Housing Bureau

 987  Accept report Scaling Smart Resources, Doing What Works: A System-Level Path to Producing 2,000 Units of Supportive Housing in Portland and Multnomah County  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Eudaly and Fish)  15 minutes requested

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 988  Accept bid of James W. Fowler Co. for Structural Rehabilitation of Taggart Outfall for $10,941,172  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000966)

Portland Housing Bureau

 989  Revise homeownership financial assistance guidelines for the Portland Housing Bureau  (Resolution)  15 minutes requested

*990  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for Division Two located at 3249 SE Division St  (Ordinance) 

*991  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary   Housing Program for Ellis Apartments located at 5603 SE Milwaukie Ave  (Ordinance)   

*992  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for Multnomah Station Apartments located at 7654 SW 32nd Ave  (Ordinance)  

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

 993  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary property rights necessary for construction of the NE 148th Avenue: NE Glisan Street to NE Halsey Street project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested 

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*994  Temporarily exclude overwater structures from stormwater management charges and provide for refunds  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Parks & Recreation

*995  Amend Management Agreement with Kemper Sports Management, Inc. to add $2,500,000 for the   reimbursement of operating expenses for the management of Heron Lakes Golf Course, for a not-to-exceed amount of $2,823,400  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30006422) 10 minutes requested



 996  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Appeal of Ben Salzberg against the noise variance granted to Son Latino LLC to conduct amplified outdoor events on the roof of Yoga Union located at 2305 SE 50th Ave  (Hearing introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero)  1 hour requested



 997  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Direct Procurement Services and the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability to develop a program framework and identify the necessary resources to require contractors working on City construction projects to use equipment that controls diesel exhaust to protect public health  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  45 minutes requested

 998  TIME CERTAIN: 2:45 PM – Consider the proposal of Tim Sotoodeh, Southwest Hills LLC and the recommendation from the Hearings Officer for removal of conditions of approval imposed by prior Comprehensive Plan Map and Zoning Map amendment ordinances for property at 2855 SW Patton Rd  (Previous Agenda Item 954; Report introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; amend Ordinance Nos. 155609 and 160473; LU 18-112666 CP ZC)  1 hour requested for items 998 and 999

         Hearing Notice                HO's Recommendation               LU 18-112666 CP ZC

         9-5-18 Staff Memo          9-4-18 Applicant Final Offer        9-4-18 Neighborhood Final Offer

 999  Amend the Comprehensive Plan Map and Zoning Map amendment to remove conditions of approval imposed by prior ordinances for property at 2855 SW Patton Rd, at the request of Tim Sotoodeh, Southwest Hills LLC  (Previous Agenda 955; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; amend Ordinance Nos. 155609 and 160473; LU 18-112666 CP ZC) 

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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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.