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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


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Council Agenda for January 17-18, 2018  (Printable Version)


WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JANUARY 17, 2018


 43  Request of Karissa Moden to address Council regarding hygiene access in Portland  (Communication)

 44  Request of John J Thompson to address Council regarding how implementation of the Forest Park Management Plan is working to create true urban wilderness  (Communication)

 45  Request of Phyllis Reynolds to address Council regarding Forest Park  (Communication)

 46  Request of Ted Kaye to address Council regarding Forest Park  (Communication)

 47  Request of Tom Cunningham to address Council regarding Forest Park  (Communication)


*48  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Reduce the speed limit to 20 miles per hour on residential streets in Portland to support safe travel  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  30 minutes requested

 49  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – 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  (Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Saltzman; C-10060)  15 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*50  Authorize a grant agreement with Dress for Success Oregon not to exceed $50,000 for their Reach East program for pre and post-employment support to women east of 82nd Ave  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Portland Parks & Recreation

 51  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  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Portland Fire & Rescue

*52  Authorize application to the Department of Homeland Security through its Federal Emergency Management Agency for a grant in the amount of $2,262,091 for self-contained breathing apparatus  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Police

*53  Apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $15,000 and appropriate $7,500 for FY 2017-18 from the Oregon Department of Transportation Traffic Safety Division FY 2018 Speed Enforcement Grant program for sworn personnel overtime reimbursement  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

*54  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland State University for the Hatfield Fellows Program for training and leadership development to update the amount per Fellow to $40,000, for total contract not to exceed $1,200,000 for FY 2017-2018  (Previous Agenda 38; amend Contract No. 30003978)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Nick Fish

Bureau of Environmental Services

 55  Authorize a competitive solicitation for Price Agreements for Urgent Rehabilitation of Sanitary and Storm Sewers Project for an estimated $6,000,000 annually  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

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

Water Bureau

 57  Declare City property located on SW Broadway and SW Grant as surplus and authorize its disposition  (Second Reading Agenda 39)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Bureau of Transportation

 58  Vacate a portion of NW Roosevelt St between NW 29th and NW 30th Aves subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Second Reading Agenda 40)


WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JANUARY 17, 2018




THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JANUARY 18, 2018

59-62  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Central City 2035 Plan.  4 hours requested

January 2018 Amendments Report           Amendments List

Central City 2035 Plan items are continued from December 6, 2017 for Council to hear testimony on the January 2018 Amendments Report.

For more information see project website

How to Stay Informed and Testify

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 59  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Volume 2A, Part 3, Environmental and Scenic: amend the Portland Zoning Map and Portland Zoning Codes for Environmental Overlay Zones and Scenic Resource Zones  (Previous Agenda 1307; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler; amend Code Chapters 33.430 and 480)

 Ex A Findings of Fact     Ex B Vol 2A3 Environmental & Scenic    Ex C Vol 6 Public Involvement

 60  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan; amend the Comprehensive Plan, Comprehensive Plan Map, Transportation System Plan, Willamette Greenway Plan, Willamette River Greenway Inventory, Scenic Resources Protection Plan, Zoning Map and Title 33; repeal and replace prior Central City plans and documents  (Previous Agenda 1308; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

     Cover Memo     Planning & Sustainability Commission transmittal letter

Exhibit List & Link       Exhibit A Findings Report

 61  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Action Charts, Performance Targets and Urban Design Diagrams  (Previous Agenda 1309; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

  Exhibit A -  Performance Targets & Action Plans     Exhibit B - Vol 1 Goals & Policies

 62  Adopt the Central City 2035 Plan Green Loop Concept Report  (Previous Agenda 1310; Resolution introduced by Mayor Wheeler)

 Exhibit A - The Green Loop

 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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Mary Hull Caballero

Auditor of the City of Portland


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