POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Hull Caballero Divisions Council Clerk/Contracts Council Agenda
Current Council Agenda
Current Agenda Items
Agenda is hyper-linked to these documents for your convenience.
Council Meetings on Video
Council Meetings - live and archived
Upcoming Agenda Items
A calendar of future Council items
Work Sessions
Additional Council meetings; City Budget meetings
Council Records
Past Meeting Records: Agenda, Audio, Video, Ordinances, Resolutions, Reports, Minutes.

The Council Agenda is the weekly list of items to come before the City Council.  The agenda is available after 4:00 pm each 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 EfilesCouncil Records link


Council Agenda for APRIL 21-22-23, 2015  (Printable version)




City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue 



TUESDAY, 5:00 PM, APRIL 21, 2015

 388  TIME CERTAIN: 5:00 PM – Direct the Director of the Portland Bureau of Transportation to initiate a 120-day Private For-Hire Transportation Innovation Pilot Program  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Novick)  4 hours requested for items 388 and 389


*389  Revise Private For-Hire Transportation regulations pertaining to taxi companies and Transportation Network Service operators  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick; amend Code Chapter 16.40 and add Code Sections 14B.50.060 and 14B.50.065)


 WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, April 22, 2015

 390  Request of Kristen Pilgrim to address Council regarding impact of development planned for SE 50th and Division  (Communication) 
 391  Request of Perry N. Salzhauer to address Council regarding proposals and permits for development on SE 50th and Division  (Communication) 
 392  Request of Kate Howser to address Council regarding proposals and permits for development on SE 50th and Division  (Communication) 
 393  Request of Michael Van Kleeck to address Council regarding proposals and permits for development on SE 50th and Division  (Communication) 
 394  Request of Brian Houle to address Council regarding impacts to residents with respect to development on SE 50th Ave  (Communication) 
 395  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Adopt the 2015 Sustainable City Government Principles and 2030 Environmental Performance Objectives  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)  35 minutes requested for items 395 and 396 
 396  Implement a comprehensive update to the City Green Building Policy to reflect advances in green building knowledge and practices  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales) 
 397  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Accept the Quarterly Technology Oversight Committee Report from the Chief Administrative Officer  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)  30 minutes requested 
*398  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Authorize City to place in Pioneer Courthouse Square from May 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016 a temporary freestanding sign with countdown clock, donated by TrackTown USA for the International Association of Athletics Federation World Indoor Championships Portland 2016  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz; waive Title 33 and Title 32)  30 minutes requested 
 Mayor Charlie Hales
Office of Management and Finance
*399  Amend contract with Travel Portland to revise performance measures used in annual reporting of effectiveness of tourism and convention promotion activities and programs  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30002424) 
 400  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County to partner on a Digital Inclusion Strategic Plan  (Ordinance) 
 401  Authorize a grant to Elders in Action for Arts Education and access Income Tax outreach in an amount not to exceed $8,750  (Ordinance) 
Office of Neighborhood Involvement
*402  Authorize grant agreement of $10,000 for East Portland Neighbors to administer the newsletter production of East Portland Neighborhood Association News  (Ordinance) 

 Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Water Bureau
 403  Authorize an agreement with TriMet for the sub-lease of the co-location of radio equipment at Mt. Scott in the amount of $52,337  (Ordinance) 

 Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation
*404  Authorize application to the Transportation Research Board for a grant in the amount of $150,000 for research and evaluation of best practices for improving safety around streetcar tracks for bicycles  (Ordinance) 
 Mayor Charlie Hales
Bureau of Planning & Sustainability
 405  Require annual energy performance reporting for commercial buildings to promote reduction in local carbon emissions  (Second Reading Agenda 387; add Code Chapter 17.104) 
Office of Management and Finance
 406  Accept bid of Emery & Sons Construction, Inc. for the Riverview Force Main Replacement for $1,282,990  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 117631) 
 407  Grant a franchise to Qwest Broadband Services, Inc. dba CenturyLink to operate a Cable System  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested 

 Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Water Bureau
 408  Authorize a contract with Analytical Services, Inc. not to exceed $1,200,000 for Intake Compliance Monitoring and contract with Scientific Methods, Inc. not to exceed $300,000 for Tributary Stream Monitoring in support of maintaining the Bull Run Treatment Variance Program  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested 

 Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

 409  Extend real property lease for Portland Children's Levy staff offices in the Spalding Building, 319 SW Washington St  (Second Reading 384; amend Contract No. 30000628) 
Portland Housing Bureau
*410  Approve the purchase of 10,000 square feet of land at NW Raleigh St and NW 14th Ave for approximately $1,300,000 using proceeds of River District Urban Renewal Area Tax Increment Financing and approve the First Amendment to the Amended and Restated Agreement for Development between Hoyt Street Properties, LLC and the City  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested 
 WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, APRIL 22, 2015 
 411  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Portland Watershed Report Cards  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  45 minutes requested 
 412  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Amend Code to eliminate barriers to accessing administrative appeal processes, including establishing a minimum notice requirement and limiting fees charged to initiate an appeal  (Ordinance introduced by Auditor Hull Caballero; add Code Chapter 3.130; amend Code Chapter 22.10)  90 minutes requested 
 THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, APRIL 23, 2015 

 413  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Appeal of Preserve the Pearl LLC against Design Commission’s decision to approve a new full-block mixed-use project in the Central City Plan District’s River sub-District at 1241 NW Johnson St  (Previous Agenda 369; Hearing; LU 14-230014 DZM)  15 minutes requested 


     Design Commission Decision

 414  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Consider proposal of the City of Portland Water Bureau for Demolition Review and the Bureau of Development Services staff and Portland Historic Landmarks Commission recommendation of approval for the demolition of 1894 Reservoir #3, 1894 Reservoir #4 and the 1946 Weir Building, all contributing resources in the Washington Park Historic District at 2403 SW Jefferson St  (Hearing introduced by Commissioner Fritz; LU 14-249689 DM)          3 hours requested 

 Water Bureau Hearing Memo

 Memo attachment - Communications Report

 Memo attachment - Hearing Packet Part 1   Part 2 


  Public Comments

  Water Bureau Application


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 823-4086. (TTY 503-823-6868).


City Council meetings can be viewed at http://www.portlandoregon.gov/video.

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 all Agenda items except Communications and Second Readings.  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.


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. http://www.portlandonline.com/auditor/index.cfm?&a=63123&c=34447


Clerk Email: karla.moore-love@portlandoregon.gov

Council Clerk Testimony: cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov  

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.




“Be a part of the picture…get involved with your City…volunteer for a City of Portland Board or Commission.  For more information, a brochure, or a volunteer application, stop by the Office of Neighborhood Involvement in City Hall or call 503-823-4519.”


PDF Information
Some of the links on this page are to PDF documents. To open PDF files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, it is available for free from Adobe.com.
Download Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader
Questions & Comments
If you have any questions or comments, please contact our site administrator.