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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.

Final Council documents available in Efiles: Council Records link


City Hall  –  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

Council Agenda for April 25, 2018  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, APRIL 25, 2018


 375  Request of Sandra Shotwell to address Council regarding historic districts in Portland and Oregon  (Communication)

 376  Request of Kevin Fitts to address Council regarding City review of Home Forward contracts with A Home for Everyone and Intergovernmental Agreements with the City  (Communication)

 377  Request of Alan Kessler to address Council regarding impediments to affordable housing  (Communication)

 378  Request of David Kif Davis to address Council regarding city sponsored political terrorism: suppression of First Amendment rights of protesters, citizens, copwatchers, citizen journalists, whistleblowers and activists  (Communication)

 379  Request of Christopher Ryan to address Council regarding some things to talk about  (Communication)


 380  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Reauthorize Environmental Services Treebate Program to incent residential yard tree planting to contribute to Portland stormwater management, clean river and community livability goals  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fish)  20 minutes requested

 381  TIME CERTAIN: 10:05 AM – Proclaim April 2018 to be Portland Metro Fire Camp Month  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Saltzman)  15 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

 382  Reappoint Gwendolyn Griffith to the Business License Appeals Board for a term to expire December 31, 2019  (Report)

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

*383  Accept a grant in the amount of $12,500 from the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office, acting by and through Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, to support the City historic resources program  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*384  Pay property damage claim of CenturyLink in the sum of $17,323 involving the Portland Water Bureau  (Ordinance)

*385  Pay property damage claim of Multnomah County in the sum of $9,599 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

*386  Pay bodily injury claim of Alexis Paniagua-Reyes in the sum of $36,588 resulting from a motor vehicle collision involving the Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

*387  Authorize a lease with Bristol Urban, LLC for warehouse space at      935 NE 24th Ave through April 30, 2020 at an average annual cost of $36,000, for the storage and retrieval of personal property collected during campsite cleanups on City of Portland property  (Ordinance)

*388  Authorize a grant agreement with New Avenues for Youth in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for their service industry training and placement program  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 389  Accept bid of Stettler Supply Company for the Fremont Pump Station Upgrade Project for $1,256,845  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000838)  15 minutes requested

 390  Accept bid of Wildish Standard Paving Co. for the Foster Road Streetscape: SE 50th - SE 92nd Avenue Project for $5,091,419  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000839)  15 minutes requested

*391  Authorize a five-year Price Agreement for purchase of furniture, accessories and related services from NewJee, LLC dba Hyphn, formerly known as SmithCFI, for an amount not to exceed $24,128,800 Project No. 122022  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 392  Authorize price agreements with CH2M HILL Engineers, Inc., Kennedy/Jenks Consultants Inc., Murraysmith, Inc. and WSP USA Inc. for professional engineering services for the continuation of the Large-Scale Sewer System Rehabilitation Program: Pipe Rehabilitation Phase 3, and Large Diameter Sewer Rehabilitation for a total of $16,000,000  (Second Reading Agenda 369)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

 393  Declare intent to initiate local improvement district formation proceedings to construct street, sidewalk, stormwater, and sanitary sewer improvements in the NE 55th-57th Aves and Killingsworth St Local Improvement District  (Resolution; C-10062)  15 minutes requested

 394  Assess benefited properties for street, sidewalk, sanitary sewer, stormwater, ornamental street lighting and water main improvements in the NE 112th Ave and Marx St Local Improvement District  (Second Reading Agenda  371; C-10043)

 395  Vacate portions of NE Deering Dr and NE 112th Ave and NE 111th Ave subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Second Reading Agenda 372; VAC-10114)

  Exhibits      Director's Report- Items 395 & 396

 396  Vacate a portion of NE 112th Ave south of NE Deering Dr subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Second Reading Agenda 373; VAC-10114)


WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, APRIL 25, 2018

 397  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Amend the 2035 Comprehensive Plan Map and amend the Official City Zoning Map to carry out Portland’s 2035 Comprehensive Plan  (Previous Agenda 329; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Ordinance No. 188177)  2 hours requested for items 397-399

 The record is open for written testimony – on the amendments only – until 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Testifiers may submit their testimony through the Map App, by email or by hand delivery.  Details on submitting testimony here.

Read the Council Amendments Table. In any written testimony, please reference the amendment number and/or address.

For more information, visit the Map Refinement Project website.


 Ex A Map Refinement Project

  Ex B Further Findings

  Ex C Findings

 398  Amend Zoning regulations to implement the 2035 Comprehensive Plan through the Code Reconciliation Project (Previous Agenda 350; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Title 33)

2035 Comprehensive Plan Code Reconciliation Project - Bureau web site

Motion Record       Staff Memo 4-10-2018


Exhibit A: Title 33 amendments

 Exhibit B: Further Findings             Exhibit C: Supplemental Findings

 399  Amend Tree, Noise and Sign regulations to effectively implement Portland City Code through the Code Reconciliation Project  (Previous Agenda 351; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Title 11, 18 and 32)


Exhibit A: Titles 11, 18 and 32 amendments


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, APRIL 26, 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.

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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The meetings are also cablecast on CityNet 30, Portland Community Media television.

Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


Testimony is taken on Resolutions and Ordinances (first reading).  To testify, sign up on a testimony sheet as you enter Council Chambers on the day of the meeting.  Individuals have 3 minutes to testify, unless otherwise stated at the meeting. Testimony is not taken on Communications, Second Readings, Proclamations or Presentations in accordance with Code 3.02.040 F. and G.   Testimony will be taken on Reports at the Presiding Officer’s determination (Code 3.02.040 G.5).

Written testimony may be emailed or mailed to the Council Clerk prior to the meeting.

To schedule a Communication, email or mail your request to the Council Clerk. Include your name, address, phone number and a brief description of the subject you will be addressing. For full details, see Testimony Policies and procedures.

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Council Clerk Testimony:

US Mail: Council Clerk, 1221 SW Fourth Ave., Room 130, Portland OR 97204


Declaration Required by Lobbyists. Portland City Code 2.12.060 states: Prior to offering public testimony before City officials, at the beginning of any meetings or phone calls with City officials, or in emails and letters to City officials, a lobbyist must declare which lobbying entity he or she is authorized to represent for that communication.


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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.