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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.

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Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link


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Council Agenda for October 17, 2018  (printable version)


 WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, OCTOBER 17, 2018


 1067  Request of Donna Cohen to address Council regarding continued delays and broken promises in implementing the St Johns Truck Strategy Phase II Plan  (Communication)

 1068  Request of Ruth Lewellen-Dix to address Council regarding the St Johns Truck Strategy Phase II Plan  (Communication)

 1069  Request of Barbara Quinn to address Council regarding the St Johns Truck Strategy Phase II delay  (Communication)

 1070  Request of Rachel Hill to address Council regarding the St Johns Truck Strategy  (Communication)

 1071  Request of Ida Pingala to address Council regarding creative ideas and potential solutions for citizens of Portland and all counties  (Communication)


 *1072  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Authorize new construction financing in an amount not to exceed $4 million for the Magnolia 2 Apartments located at 415 NE Fargo St  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  15 minutes requested

 *1073  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Authorize financing in an amount not to exceed $3,213,319 for the redevelopment of the Oak Leaf   Mobile Home Park located at 4552 and 4556 NE Killingsworth St  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  20 minutes requested

 *1074  TIME CERTAIN: 10:20 AM – Amend contract with Versaterm, Inc. for upgrades and maintenance to the Computer-Aided Dispatch System, increase the not-to-exceed amount by $215,000  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; amend Contract No. 30000502)  15 minutes requested

 1075  TIME CERTAIN: 10:35 AM – 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 1047; Findings; Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Ordinance Nos. 155609 and 160473; LU 18-112666 CP ZC) 5 minutes requested for items 1075 and 1076

Council Final Findings

 Council Motions

 Hearing Notice                HO's Recommendation               8-8-18 Staff Memo

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

 1076  Remove conditions of approval imposed by prior Comprehensive Plan Map and Zoning Map amendment ordinances for property at 2855 SW Patton Rd, at the request of Tim Sotoodeh, Southwest Hills LLC  (Second Reading Agenda 1048; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Ordinance Nos. 155609 and 160473; LU 18-112666 CP ZC)

Ordinance as amended 10-10-18

  Exhibit A



Mayor Ted Wheeler

Portland Housing Bureau

*1077  Amend ordinance to increase compensation for subrecipient contract with Community Energy Project   in the amount of $200,000 for the Floodplain Home Repair program  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 189090; amend Contract No. 32001808) 

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*1078  Authorize application to the Oregon Department of Aviation for a Critical Oregon Air Relief program grant in the amount of $75,000 for repair work at the Portland Downtown Heliport  (Ordinance)

*1079  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Oregon Department of Transportation for the Central Systemic Signal and Bike/Ped Illumination Project in the amount of $1,859,554  (Ordinance) 

 1080  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with the State of Oregon in the amount of $300,158 for the design and construction of certain improvements on Glisan St as part of the Fixing Our Streets program  (Second Reading Agenda 1052) 


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Police

 1081  Accept a grant in the amount of $105,060, appropriate $35,000 for FY 2018-2019, and authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County for the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team to be partially reimbursed for a Police Bureau sergeant through September 30, 2020  (Ordinance)                20 minutes requested for items 1081 and 1082

 1082  Authorize a Memorandum of Understanding with the partner agencies that constitute the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team for the stated project goals listed in the Office on Violence Against Women FY 2017-2020 Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders grant program application and award  (Ordinance)   

 1083  Amend a contract with Central City Concern to increase the not to exceed amount by $375,742 to provide additional treatment readiness services, transitional housing, and follow-up retention support services to chemically-dependent, homeless adult chronic arrestees  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

 1084  Authorize application to the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice   Assistance for a grant in the amount of $391,694 for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program FY 2018 Local Solicitation to assist the Portland-Metropolitan area law enforcement and criminal justice community to prevent and reduce crime and violence  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Portland Housing Bureau

*1085  Amend Inclusionary Housing Code to make technical corrections to the floor area ratio requirement for a tax exemption as designated in the Zoning Code  (Ordinance; amend Code Section 30.01.120)  10 minutes requested

*1086  Amend Portland Renter Protections Code to clarify the exemption for affordable housing providers  (Ordinance; amend Code Section 30.01.085)  20 minutes requested

*1087  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for 26th & Upshur Apartments located at 2590 NW Upshur St  (Ordinance) 

*1088  Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program under the Inclusionary Housing Program for Nehalem Apartments located at 1645 SE Nehalem St  (Ordinance) 

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Water Bureau

 1089  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreements and grant agreements in support of the Lead Hazard Reduction Program for five years beginning FY 2019-20 in an amount up to $425,000 per year and increase the annual not to exceed authorized amount for FY 2018-19 to $395,000  (Second Reading Agenda 1060; amend Ordinance No. 186628)


WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 17, 2018

 1090  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept the Portland Design Commission 2017 State of the City Design Report  (Previous Agenda 1065; Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1 hour requested

 1091  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Proclaim September 15 to October 15 to be Latinx Heritage Month  (Previous Agenda 1066; Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fritz)  1 hour requested


Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 1092  Authorize a contract with Century West Engineering Corporation for professional services for the design of the Stark and Buckman East Reconstruction and Green Streets Project No. E10216 for $1,610,883  (Second Reading Agenda 1061) 

Parks & Recreation

*1093  Accept a boating facility grant in the amount of $86,055 from the Oregon State Marine Board for the Swan Island Boat Ramp Facility Design and Permitting Project  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

*1094  Accept a grant in the amount of $86,055 from Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for the Swan Island Boat Ramp Facility Design and Permitting Project  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 18, 2018



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.

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Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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