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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 August 23-24, 2017  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, AUGUST 23, 2017

Due to the absence of two Council members on Wednesday,

Consent Agenda and Regular Agenda Emergency items will be taken at 1:00 pm, Thursday.


 922  Request of Jessie Love to address Council regarding to be heard on something they can help with  (Communication)

 923  Request of Don J Baldwin to address Council regarding Freedom Cities Campaign  (Communication)

 924  Request of Martha Dibblee to address Council regarding the Aarhus Project  (Communication)

 925  Request of Donna L Cohen to address Council regarding St Johns Truck Strategy, Phase II, Plan  (Communication)

 926  Request of Kelly Tadlock to address Council regarding St Johns Truck Strategy Phase II Safety Improvements  (Communication)


 927  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Travel Portland 2017 presentation  (Presentation introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  15 minutes requested

 928  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Create a local improvement district to construct street, sidewalk and stormwater improvements in the N Suttle Road Local Improvement District  (Previous Agenda 787; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; C-10058)  30 minutes requested

Exhibits A-F    Exhibit G   Exhibit G Attachments    Exhibit H    


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

 929  Accept bid of Precision Trenchless, LLC for the Tabor-Powell, Phase II Sewer Rehabilitation project for $1,841,089  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000647)  15 minutes requested

 930  Approve findings to authorize an exemption to the competitive bidding requirements and authorize competitive solicitation using the alternative contracting method of Design-Build, and authorize payment for construction related to the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Wash Water and Hypochlorite Piping Replacement Project for an estimated amount of $4,000,000  (Second Reading Agenda 905)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Portland Fire & Rescue

 931  Authorize Portland Fire & Rescue to provide limited fee-for-service patient transport under unique and unusual circumstances, and authorize application to Medicare as ambulance services provider  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 932  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder and provide payment for construction of the Sunnyside East Reconstruction & Green Streets Project No. E10370 for an estimated cost of $2.64 million  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 933  Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder and provide payment for construction of the Concordia Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10677 for $4,824,200  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested



2:00 PM  WEDNESDAY AUGUST 23, 2017



THURSDAY, 1:00 PM, AUGUST 24, 2017

Consent Agenda and Regular Agenda-Thursday will start at 1:00 pm, followed by the 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm Times Certain. 


Mayor Ted Wheeler

 934  Appoint Gwendolyn Griffith and Daniel Morris and reappoint Dharam Yadav to the Business License Appeals Board  (Report)

City Attorney

 935  Authorize the City Attorney to appear as amicus curiae on behalf of the City of Portland in the case of Oregon Natural Resources Council Fund v. Port of Portland, seeking clarity from the Oregon Supreme Court as to state free speech requirements when municipalities are operating in a proprietary capacity administering municipal property  (Resolution)

Office of Management and Finance

*936  Pay claim of Robert and Gayanne Courter in the sum of $15,500 involving the Water Bureau  (Ordinance)

 937  Grant a franchise to Portland General Electric Company dba World Trade Center Properties for electric vehicle charging station services for a period of five years  (Second Reading Agenda 834)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*938  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County to provide maintenance services west of the Willamette River for FY 17-18  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 51062)

 939  Revoke ordinance allowing Meier & Frank use along the south side of SW Alder Street between SW 6th and 5th Avenues for loading and unloading operations  (Second Reading Agenda 911; revoke Ordinance No. 147912)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

*940  Authorize grant agreement with Elders in Action to provide services and advocacy for older adults in the City for $160,842  (Ordinance)

City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

*941  Assess property for system development charge contracts, private plumbing loan contracts and safety net loan deferral contracts (Ordinance; Z0824, K0165, T0183, Z1202, K0167, T0184, Z0825, W0056, P0145, P0146)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Police

*942  Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $68,250 and authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation, Transportation Safety Division, for the 2017 Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program for motor carrier safety inspections by the Police Bureau Traffic sworn personnel  (Ordinance)

Portland Housing Bureau

*943  Authorize construction and permanent financing in an amount not to exceed $5,766,360, and a ground lease with 72nd and Foster Limited Partnership for portions of City-owned property at 5005 SE 72nd Ave to facilitate the affordable redevelopment project known as 72Foster  (Ordinance)  30 minutes requested

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

*944  Authorize contract with KPFF Consulting Engineers Inc. for design of the Sullivan's Crossing Active Transportation Bridge in the amount of $2,315,359  (Ordinance)



*945  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Adopt revised Post Deadly Force Procedures for Police Bureau including requirement for prompt compelled statements by involved officers; authorize and direct City Attorney to pursue legal proceedings to validate that requiring compelled statements will not preclude ability to criminally prosecute  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Fish)  1 hour requested for items 945 and 946

 946  Approve amendments to Settlement Agreement between the United States and the City of Portland in United States District Court Case No. 3:12-cv-02265-SI, and Plan for Portland Commission on Community-Engaged Policing  (Previous Agenda 893; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

  Exhibit 1 DOJ Findings letter 2012     Exhibit 2 Adams Memorandum 2012   Exhibit 3 Saadat report 2016

  Exhibit 4 Proposed Amended Settlement Agreement

  Exhibit 4-1  Plan for Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing

 947  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Appeal of Erica Ceder, DLR Group, and Appeal of Peter Meijer, Peter Meijer Architect PC, against the Historic Landmarks Commission’s decision of approval with conditions for Historic Resource Review of exterior alterations and rehabilitation of The Portland Building in the Central City, at 1120 SW 5th Ave (Hearing introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; LU 17-153413 HRM AD)  2 hours requested

8-16 Revised Notice          7-28 Notice & Historic Landmarks Commission Decision

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


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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.