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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.  


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.   


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Council Agenda for JULY 23-24, 2014 (Printable version)



City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JULY 23, 2014



 766  Request of Crystal Elinski to address   Council regarding incumbency - what does it really mean  (Communication)


 767  Request of Lightning to address Council   regarding Clean Water Act - dredging    (Communication)


 768  Request of Angela Hammit to address Council   regarding citizens right to privacy and the E.S.P. Program administered by   the Police Bureau  (Communication)


 769  Request of Benjamin Barber to address   Council regarding the National Day of Civic Hacking  (Communication)


 770  Request of Donald Scott Upham to address   Council regarding Police Bureau actions concerning Megan McCoy  (Communication)





Mayor Charlie   Hales

 771  Reappoint Joseph Mark Campbell to the   Investment Advisory Committee for term to expire July 23, 2016  (Report)


 772  Reappoint Jonathan Gray, Steve Houston,   Dale Lovett and Roy Moore and appoint Victoria Haynes to the Plumbing Code   Board of Appeal for partial 3-year terms    (Report)


Office of   Management and Finance

*773  Pay   claim of David McAllister in the sum of $37,500 involving the Parks   Bureau  (Ordinance)


*774  Authorize   an Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro for Light Detection and Ranging   data and Aerial Photography in an amount of $280,000  (Ordinance)


*775  Ratify   a Letter of Agreement between the City on behalf of the Bureau of   Environmental Services and the City of Portland Professional Employees   Association that allows employees in the Environmental Technician II   classification who work as Fats, Oils and Grease Program Inspectors to flex   their schedules within a workday when required to perform early inspections  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position   No. 4

Bureau of   Transportation

*776  Amend   Portland Streetcar Loop Extension Local Improvement District assessment to   correct classification of Lien No. 152958, parcel R626629  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 186504;   C-10025)


*777  Amend   contract with Oregon Department of Transportation for the NE Columbia Blvd at   OR 99E/MLK Jr Blvd project  (Ordinance;   amend Contract No. 30002350)






*778  Authorize   the allocation of $8,600 to extend Portland Parks & Recreation free   summer lunch program between August 25th and August 29th at 11 sites  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioners Fritz,   Fish and Saltzman)



Mayor Charlie   Hales

Bureau of   Planning & Sustainability

 779  Improve land use regulations related to   accessory short-term rentals through the Regulatory Improvement Code   Amendment Package 6  (Second Reading   Agenda 738; amend Code Title 3 and Title 33)    30 minutes requested

 779 exhibit


 779 Proposed Substitute ordinance  and  substitute exhibit


Office of   Management and Finance

 780  Accept bid of $1,118,186 from Insituform   Technologies LLC for the Middle Hillsdale RDII Pilot Project in Bureau of   Environmental Services  (Procurement Report  - Bid No. 116640)


 781  Authorize a 5-year contract with Schweers   Technologies, Inc. to provide handheld parking enforcement hardware, software   and services for a total of $1,057,847    (Second Reading Agenda 761)


Portland   Development Commission

 782  Accept the Old Town/Chinatown Five-Year   Action Plan and authorize modifications to the System Development Charge   Exemption Program  (Second Reading   Agenda 765; amend Code Section 30.01.095)   


   782 Exhibit



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position   No. 3

Portland Housing   Bureau

*783  Authorize   a loan of up to $6,339,093 of River District tax increment funding to be used   with funding from other sources to develop 52 affordable units and ten market   rate units in the Erickson Fritz Apartments    (Ordinance)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position   No. 4

Bureau of   Emergency Management

 784  Amend Disaster Policy Council membership   and leadership strategy  (Second   Reading Agenda 762; amend Code Section 3.125.030)


Bureau of   Transportation

 785  Declare one City owned property at SE   Foster Rd and SE 91st Ave as surplus and authorize the Director of the Bureau   of Transportation to transfer the property to the Portland Development   Commission  (Second Reading Agenda 763)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of   Environmental Services

 786  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental   Services to convey certain permanent easements at NE 2nd Ave and Flanders St   to Union Pacific Railroad in exchange for a permanent easement, license and   agreement to install improvements on City owned and controlled property  (Second Reading Agenda 764)



WEDNESDAY,   2:00 PM, JULY 23, 2014






THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 24, 2014


 787  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Refer a measure   to City voters for the November 4, 2014 General Election authorizing the   issuance of general obligation bonds in the amount of $68,000,000 to provide   funding to fix playgrounds and trails; improve park facilities, safety and   accessibility  (Resolution introduced   by Commissioner Fritz)  2 hours   requested


    Exhibits E & F



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.


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                LaVonne Griffin-Valade

                Auditor of the City of Portland





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