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Auditor Mary Hull Caballero

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

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Council Clerk, Karla Moore-Love


Assistant Council Clerk, Susan Parsons


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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 September 26, 2018  (printable version)




 1000  Request of Angie Jenkins to address Council regarding crime and advocacy in Parkrose and Portland  (Communication)

 1001  Request of William Keller to address Council regarding crime and advocacy in Parkrose and Portland  (Communication)

 1002  Request of Cathy Morris to address Council regarding crime and advocacy in Parkrose and Portland  (Communication)

 1003  Request of Marilee Dea to address Council regarding Costa Rica delegates from Partners of America  (Communication)


 1004  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Appoint inaugural members to the Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing for staggered terms set to expire June 30, 2019 for youth members, September 26, 2019 and September 26, 2020  (Report introduced by Mayor Wheeler)  45 minutes requested

 *1005  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Amend marijuana business regulations to implement the Social Equity Program  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Eudaly; amend Code Chapter 14B.130 and Portland Policy Document ADM-20.01)  30 minutes requested


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Office of Management and Finance

*1006  Pay property damage and bodily injury claims of Tara Karki in the sum of $30,210 involving Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

*1007  Pay property damage claim of Nordstrom in the sum of $28,999 involving the Portland Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

*1008  Pay property damage claim of Stanley Horak in the sum of $7,010 involving Portland Police Bureau   (Ordinance)

*1009  Increase contract with Miller Consulting Engineers, Inc. by $250,000 to provide additional on-call engineering consultant services to the Spectator Venues Program  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30005601)

*1010  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro to contribute $25,000 in cooperation with Metro and other agencies to study the needs and develop a plan to address the lack of available trade-based skilled labor to work on government projects in the Portland region  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Portland Children’s Levy

*1011  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland State University to conduct qualitative research on the Portland Children's Levy grantmaking process and to identify needs, solutions and recommendations to improve the process, not to exceed $49,924  (Ordinance)

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

*1012  Authorize application to Oregon Department of Transportation for a grant in the amount of $3.7 million for Safe Routes to School Competitive Infrastructure Grant Program  (Ordinance)


Mayor Ted Wheeler

Bureau of Police

 1013  Authorize sale of usable surplus Mobile Data Computers pursuant to City Code 5.36 for approximately $12,250  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Office of Management and Finance

*1014  Authorize charitable organizations eligible to participate in the City's 2019 Charitable Campaign and authorize exemptions for charities not meeting the 25% overhead cost cap requirement  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested

Commissioner Chloe Eudaly

Bureau of Transportation

 1015  Vacate NW Terminal St between NW 17th Ave and NW Upshur St subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Hearing; Ordinance; VAC-10119)  10 minutes requested

   Background information

 1016  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary property rights necessary for construction of the NE 148th Avenue: NE Glisan Street to NE Halsey Street project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Second Reading Agenda 993)




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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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.