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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 January 24, 2018  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JANUARY 24, 2018


 63  Request of Les Blaize to address Council regarding what Council is not hearing from Park Staff  (Communication)

 64  Request of Catherine Thompson, M.D. to address Council regarding existing safety issues and environmental hazards in Forest Park  (Communication)

 65  Request of George Milne to address Council regarding single track biking and fire lane deterioration in Forest Park  (Communication)

 66  Request of Barbara Dugan to address Council regarding Forest Park  (Communication)

 67  Request of Candy Puterbaugh to address Council regarding Forest Park  (Communication)


 68  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Accept the Centers and Corridors Parking Management Toolkit as a technical reference and direct Bureau of Transportation staff to seek community input to establish a new Area Parking Permit pilot  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  30 minutes requested

  Centers & Corridors Parking Management Toolkit

 69  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Confirm reappointment of Richard Schwarz as Commissioner of the Civil Service Board for a term to expire November 16, 2018  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  10 minutes requested

 70  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Declare intent to initiate local improvement district formation proceedings to construct street, sidewalk, stormwater and sanitary sewer improvements in the NE 57th Ave and Killingsworth St Local Improvement District  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; C-10061)  20 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*71  Create a new non-represented classification of Employee Relations Manager and establish a compensation rate for this classification  (Ordinance)

*72  Authorize a grant agreement with Airway Science for Kids not to exceed $39,500 for their Flaps Berry drone program  (Ordinance)

*73  Authorize a grant agreement with APANO Communities United Fund not to exceed $33,000 to support the Asian Pacific American Communities United Against Hate project  (Ordinance)

*74  Authorize a grant agreement with As the Spirit Moves Us not to exceed $17,085 to support the Interrupting Hate in Public Spaces project through train the trainers workshops  (Ordinance)

*75  Authorize a grant agreement with the Center for Intercultural Organizing dba Unite Oregon not to exceed $30,000 to support the Hayaan project to educate immigrant communities on their rights and how to protect themselves against hate actions  (Ordinance)

*76  Authorize a grant agreement with College Possible not to exceed $50,000 to provide intensive college access and success programming for low-income Portland students  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Development Services

*77  Adopt the State of Oregon 2017 Editions of the Oregon Residential Specialty Code, the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code, and the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code  (Ordinance; amend Code Titles 24, 25 and 26)

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

*78  Authorize a grant agreement with East Portland Neighbors, Inc. in the amount of $12,000 for the production of the East Portland Neighborhood Newsletter  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 79  Authorize up to $250 million of new money sewer revenue bonds to finance sewer system capital improvements and authorize refunding of outstanding bonds  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

 80  Authorize Portland Parks & Recreation to execute Parks Allocation Certification Agreements and accept annual grant awards from the Oregon State Marine Board for maintenance of boating facilities  (Second Reading Agenda 51)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 81  Authorize a competitive solicitation for Price Agreements for Urgent Rehabilitation of Sanitary and Storm Sewers Project for an estimated $6,000,000 annually  (Second Reading Agenda 55)

 82  Increase contract with e-Builder, Inc. by $746,818 for additional software and license support and training for the capital project management software system  (Previous Agenda 56; amend Contract No. 30004084)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*83  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the SE 80th Avenue and SE Mill Street Local Improvement District project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance; C-10060)

 84  Create a local improvement district to construct street, sidewalk, stormwater and sanitary sewer improvements in the SE 80th Ave and Mill St Local Improvement District  (Second Reading Agenda 49; C-10060)





 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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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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