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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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Portland, OR 97204

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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 21, 2018  (Printable Version)





 153  Request of Sandra Shotwell to address Council regarding Eastmoreland Neighborhood Association spending funds to pursue Historic Designations  (Communication)

 154  Request of Brian Houle to address Council regarding Bureau of Transportation Greenways diverter to be installed at 50th and SE Lincoln St  (Communication)

 155  Request of Lisa Brauckmiller to address Council regarding Bureau of Transportation Greenways diverter to be installed at 50th and SE Lincoln St  (Communication)

 156  Request of David Kif Davis to address Council regarding suppression of First Amendment rights of protesters, citizens, copwatchers, citizen journalists, whistleblowers and activists by the City  (Communication)

 157  Request of Kevin Fitts to address Council regarding the City's relationship with Home Forward  (Communication)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

*158  Authorize application to the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office for a Certified Local Government Grant in the amount of $12,500 to support the City's historic resources program  (Ordinance)

Office of Management and Finance

*159  Pay property damage claim of Randall Wilkes in the sum of $10,715 involving the Portland Police Bureau  (Ordinance)

*160  Authorize the Director of the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services to execute special appropriation grant agreements  (Ordinance)

*161  Authorize a grant agreement with The Boys and Girls Club of Portland Metro in an amount not to exceed $75,000 for The Rockwood Boys and Girls Club capital campaign  (Ordinance)

*162  Authorize a grant agreement with Fair Housing Council of Oregon in an amount not to exceed $34,480 to support the Hate has No Place in Housing project  (Ordinance)

*163  Authorize a grant agreement with OPAL Environmental Justice in an amount not to exceed $17,500 to support the Bus Riders Unite Against Hate Project: Trained Experts in De-escalation on Portland's Transit System  (Ordinance)

*164  Authorize a grant agreement with The Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center plus Rosemary Anderson High School in an amount not to exceed $15,000 for their Violence Intervention Program  (Ordinance)

 165  Create a new represented classification of Parking Code Enforcement Officer, Lead and establish an interim compensation rate for this classification  (Second Reading Agenda 146)

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

*166  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to reimburse property owner at 131 NE Holland St for sewer user fees paid to the city in the amount of $4,376  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*167  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the West Burnside Multimodal Project for an estimated $1,949,125  (Ordinance)

*168  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Oregon Department of Transportation for the right-of-way services of the NE Columbia Blvd: Cully Blvd & Adlerwood Rd project  (Ordinance)

Portland Fire & Rescue

 169  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  (Ordinance)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

*170  Assess property for system development charge contracts, private plumbing loan contracts and safety net loan deferral contracts  (Ordinance; Z0828, K0170, K0171, T0189, Z0829, W0059, P0149, P0150)


City Attorney

 171  Authorize the City Attorney to take legal action against certain opioid manufacturers and distributors and other appropriate parties to recover public funds that have been and will be expended by the City as a result of the manufacture and distribution of prescription opioids   (Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioners Eudaly, Fish, Fritz and Saltzman)  25 minutes requested

Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 172   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 125)  30 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 173  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder and provide payment for construction of Portsmouth-University Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10335 for an estimated cost of $4,110,000  (Second Reading Agenda 151)

Water Bureau

  174  Authorize a contract with Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. in the amount of $749,190 for the N Willamette Blvd Bridge Main Replacement Project  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Portland Fire & Rescue

*175  Authorize application to the Oregon Office of State Fire Marshal for a grant in the amount of $62,924 for Flammable Liquids Bulk Storage Specialty Training for Portland Fire & Rescue HazMat Technicians and Station 24 Firefighters  (Ordinance)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

 176  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  (Ordinance; amend Code Chapters 2.12, 2.14, 3.05, 3.21 and 3.77)  10 minutes requested



 177  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Appeal on behalf of the Pearl District Neighborhood Association against Design Commission’s decision of approval for design review with modifications and concurrent greenway review for the Fremont Apartments, a 17-story mixed-use building at 1650 NW Naito Pkwy  (Hearing introduced by Commissioner Eudaly;  LU 16-278621 DZM GW)  2 hours requested

  Hearing Notice       Design Commission Decision


THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, FEBRUARY 22, 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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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.

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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.