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The City of Portland, Oregon

Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

Promoting open and accountable government


1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 130
Portland, OR 97204

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Council Clerk, Karla Moore-Love


Assistant Council Clerk, Keelan McClymont


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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 March 27-28, 2019  (printable version) 

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, MARCH 27, 2019


 264  Request of Marina Pogorelov to address Council regarding advocating for the homeless  (Communication)

 265  Request of Letha Winston to address Council regarding Police Bureau being accountable for their actions and the use of body cameras  (Communication)

 266  Request of Brooke Kavanagh to address Council regarding Zenith's expansion of fossil fuel infrastructure and increase in trains carrying crude oil  (Communication)

 267  Request of Julia Jefferson to address Council regarding having voice heard on the matter at hand  (Communication)

 268  Request of Sandra Shotwell to address Council regarding Historic Resource draft proposal  (Communication)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

*269  Accept donation of goods and services and authorize a Memorandum of Understanding with Go Lloyd for the improvement of public solid waste and recycling collection  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

*270  Authorize contract with Just Bucket Excavating, Inc. for Springwater Corridor Bridge #48 Replacement for $1,169,669  (Ordinance - Bid No. 00001123)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 271  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the construction of the NE Broadway & 94th Pump Station Upgrade Project No. E10783 for an estimated construction cost of $1.2 million  (Second Reading Agenda  258)

Parks & Recreation

 272  Approve the designation of twelve trees as City of Portland Heritage Trees and remove the Heritage Tree designation from two trees  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, MARCH 27, 2019



THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, MARCH 28, 2019

 273  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Proclaim March 31st to be Transgender Day of Visibility  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  1.5 hours requested

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).

City Council meetings can be viewed at

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.

Clerk Email:

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.