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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.  

 

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Council Agenda for DECEMBER 17-18, 2014 (Printable version)

 

 PORTLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, DECEMBER 17, 2014

Communications

 1294  Request of Lightning - Rethink Lab to address Council regarding mission statement pertaining to Lightning Healing Man  (Communication)

 

 1295  Request of David Murphy to address Council regarding Oregon drainage doctrine  (Communication)

 

 1296  Request of Katherine Smith to address Council regarding Portland and Tigard Police  (Communication)

 

 1297  Request of Peter Hybertsen to address Council regarding the City fair wage policy and living wage for workers in Portland  (Communication)

 

 1298  Request of Kelly O'Hanley to address Council regarding Portland's role/actions with regards to climate change  (Communication)

 

TIMES CERTAIN

 1299  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Accept report from Portland Community College on the current work of Future Connect  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)  15 minutes requested

              

 1300  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Extend to December 31, 2015, the Council-approved list of companies, the debt securities of which the City shall not directly invest its cash assets  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Novick)  45 minutes for items 1300 and 1301

 

 1301  Create the Socially Responsible Investments Committee charged with recommending corporate issuers in which the City shall not directly invest its cash assets  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Novick)

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

 

Mayor Charlie Hales

 1302  Appoint and reappoint members to the Public Involvement Advisory Council  (Report)

 

City Budget Office

 1303  Adopt the Budget Calendar for FY 2015-16  (Resolution)

 

Office of Management and Finance

*1304  Pay claim of CenturyLink in the sum of $56,677 involving the Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

 

*1305  Pay claims of Cartmel, Fast and Bulebar in the total sum of $72,208 involving Bureau of Environmental Services  (Ordinance)

 

*1306  Extend contract with StellarRAD Systems LLC, for an additional two years in the amount of $125,000 per year for a total not to exceed amount of $1,125,000 for the Integrated Regional Network Enterprise  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 41090) 

 

*1307  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreements with Portland Public Schools and the Centennial, David Douglas, Parkrose, Reynolds and Riverdale schools districts for use of Arts Education and Access Fund revenues  (Ordinance)

 

 1308  Extend term of franchise granted to MCI Communications Services, Inc. to build and operate telecommunications facilities within City streets  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 170954)

 

 1309  Extend term of franchise granted to Sprint Communications Company, LP to build and operate telecommunications facilities within City streets  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 172141)

 

 1310  Extend term of a franchise granted to NewPath Networks, LLC to build and operate wireless facilities within City streets  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 180376)

 

Office of Neighborhood Involvement

*1311  Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $50,000 from and authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County for the East Portland Action Plan at the Office of Neighborhood Involvement  (Ordinance)

 

Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

 1312  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the U.S. Department of Agriculture for Wildlife Damage and Conflict Management  (Ordinance)

 

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Position No. 1

 

Bureau of Development Services

*1313  Adopt the State of Oregon 2014 Editions of the Oregon Structural Specialty Code, the Oregon Residential Specialty Code, the Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code, the Oregon Plumbing Specialty Code, the Oregon Electrical Specialty Code and Oregon Mechanical Specialty Code  (Ordinance; amend Titles 24, 25, 26 and 27)

 

 

Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

 1314  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for the operation and maintenance of the I5 at SW 26th Avenue Water Quality Facility  (Second Reading Agenda 1269)

 

Water Bureau

 1315  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County Department of Community Justice in the amount of $200,000 to conduct general heavy brushing work  (Ordinance)

 

 1316  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with the Regional Water Providers Consortium to extend the expiration date to June 30, 2020 to provide staff support services  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 50880)

 

REGULAR AGENDA

Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Police

 1317  Amend a grant agreement with Central City Concern to increase funding by $136,955 for transitional housing for chronic offenders identified by the Service Coordination Team  (Second Reading 1277; amend Contract No. 32001079)

 

 1318  Amend an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County to decrease funding by $136,955 for transitional housing for chronic offenders identified by the Service Coordination Team  (Second Reading 1278; amend Contract No. 30004147)

 

Office of Management and Finance

*1319  Adjust application of City Protected Sick Time for City casual employees  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 

*1320  Ratify a Letter of Agreement between the City and Laborers' Local 483 that adjusts the application of Protected Sick Time for Seasonal Maintenance Workers  (Ordinance)

 

*1321  Ratify a Letter of Agreement between the City on behalf of Portland Parks & Recreation and Laborers' Local 483 that adjusts the application of Protected Sick Time for Seasonal Park Rangers  (Ordinance)

 

 

Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

 1322  Amend Code regarding Publication Boxes  (Ordinance; replace Code Chapter 17.46)  10 minutes requested

 

 1323  Approve use of the Portland Bureau of Transportation's rule making authority for modifications to TRN 10.19 for regulation of Above Ground Structures  (Resolution)  10 minutes requested

 

 

Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

 1324  Authorize a contract with CDM Smith, Inc. for professional engineering services for the Combined Sewer Overflow Transients Relief Project No. E10490 for $624,992 and provide for payment  (Ordinance)  7 minutes requested

 

 1325  Amend contract with Natt McDougall Company for additional compensation to resolve final contract claim for the Guilds Lake Pump Station Improvements Project No. E08877 for $661,902  (Previous Agenda 1285; amend Contract No. 30002577)  7 minutes requested

 

Water Bureau

 1326  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Tualatin Valley Water District and the City of Tualatin in the amount of $300,000 for construction of new piping and meter on the Washington County Supply Line  (Ordinance)  8 minutes requested

 

 1327  Authorize a change order for Powell Butte Reservoir 2, Phase 2 project at a cost of $1,600,000  (Second Reading Agenda 1287; amend Contract No. 30002100)

 

 1328  Authorize as surplus the City-owned Sandy River Conduit 2/4 Bridge and authorize the Water Bureau to proceed with the sale, donation or recycling of the property  (Second Reading Agenda 1288)

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, DECEMBER 17, 2014

 

 1329  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Create the Portland Street Fund and establish a non-residential transportation fee to fund Portland's street maintenance and transportation safety needs  (Previous Agenda 1271; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Novick; amend Code Chapter 7.02 and add Code Chapter 17.21)  1 hour requested for items 1329 and 1330

 

 1330  Establish a residential transportation income tax to fund Portland's street maintenance and transportation safety needs through the Portland Street Fund  (Previous Agenda 1272; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Novick; add Code Chapter 5.76)

 

 1331  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Amend Building Demolition Code to require notice and delay for all single family residential demolitions in areas with a residential Comprehensive Map Designation and make other changes  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz; amend Code Chapter 24.55)  1.5 hours requested

 

 

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, DECEMBER 18, 2014

 

 1332  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Consider proposal of Mark Edlen for Demolition Review approval and the Bureau of Development Services  staff recommendation for denial for the demolition of the Buck-Prager Building, a contributing resource in the Alphabet Historic District, built in 1918 to allow for the construction of a 6-story apartment building with below-grade parking on the west half of the block at 1727 NW Hoyt St  (Previous Agenda 1290; Hearing introduced by Commissioner Fritz; LU 14-210073 DM)  1.5 hours requested

 

  Edlen Application and presentation    Historic Landmarks Commission Letter 

 

 1333  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Amend accessory short-term rentals regulations to allow multi-dwelling structures, multi-dwelling development, triplexes, attached duplexes, manufactured dwellings and houseboats; establish fee for accessory short-term rental permits in multi-dwelling structures  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales; Second Reading Agenda 1247; amend Title 33)   1.5 hours requested for items 1333 and 1334

 

   Exhibit A as amended     Exhibit B

 

 1334  Amend Transient Lodgings Tax to add definitions and clarify duties for operators for short-term rental locations  (Previous Agenda 1293; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales; amend Code Chapter 6.04)

 

 

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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                                                                      LaVonne Griffin-Valade

                                                            Auditor of the City of Portland

 

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