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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 FEBRUARY 4-5, 2015(Printable version)



City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

       WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, FEBRUARY 4, 2015



 124  Request of Ibrahim Mubarak to address Council regarding houseless issues    (Communication)


 125  Request of Mary Ann Schwab to address Council regarding Mt. Tabor Reservoir disconnect public involvement processes  (Communication)


 126  Request of David Kif Davis to address Council regarding police targeting of journalists and photo journalists during Ferguson Solidarity March    (Communication)


 127  Request of Joe Walsh to address Council regarding scheduling a communication    (Communication)


 128  Request of Michael Withey to address Council regarding update on micro communities, Accessory Dwelling Units and tiny houses  (Communication)



 129  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Proclaim the month of February 2015 to be Black History Month in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Hales)  15 minutes requested





 130  Authorize City Attorney to seek and appeal a limited judgment in Anderson v. City of Portland, Multnomah Circuit Court   No. 1112-15957, the water and sewer fund expenditure case  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Fish)



Mayor Charlie Hales

 131  Reappoint Katie Larsell to the Community Budget Advisory Board for a term to expire December 31, 2017  (Report)


 132  Appoint Audrey Alverson, Marcia Suttenberg, Suzanne LaGrand and reappoint Aimee Samara, Chabre Vickers and Rebecca Naga to the Human Rights Commission    (Report)


Office of   Management and Finance

 133   Extend term of a temporary, revocable permit granted to Portland State University for electric vehicle supply equipment services  (Second Reading Agenda 108; amend Ordinance No. 184805)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of   Environmental Services

*134  Authorize the Director of the Bureau of Environmental Services to amend a Mutual Agreement   and Order with the Department of Environmental Quality and Clean Water Services to settle past permit violations and resolve potential future   compliance matters in accordance with the terms of the Order  (Ordinance)





Mayor Charlie Hales

Office of   Management and Finance

 135  Authorize the City Attorney to institute legal proceedings against Pabst Brewing Company to recover damages from Portland, Oregon sign trademark violations and enjoin future unauthorized use  (Previous Agenda 114)



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Position   No. 1

Bureau of   Development Services

 136  Authorize the Director of the Bureau of Development Services to execute a Memorandum of Agreement relating to Delegated Building Inspection Program with Building Codes Division of the Department of Consumer and Business Services    (Resolution)  15 minutes   requested


Portland Parks   & Recreation

*137  Authorize a contract with 2.ink Studio to provide planning, design and construction   administration services for improvements to Beech Park at a not to exceed amount of $674,428  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested


*138  Amend contract with R&H Construction Co. in the amount of $151,250 to complete additional emergency structural repairs to St. Johns Racquet Center  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004361)


*139  Authorize a contract with PLACE studio LLC to provide planning, design and construction observation services for Gateway Park for a not to exceed amount of   $708,585  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of   Environmental Services

 140  Authorize four price agreements not to   exceed $500,000 each for on-call civil engineering services in support of   Bureau of Environmental Services capital improvement program projects  (Second Reading Agenda 115)


 141  Extend contract with Madison Biosolids, Inc. for Biosolids Use Services for an additional five years for $3,250,000  (Second Reading Agenda 116; amend Contract No. 31000149)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position   No. 4

Bureau of   Transportation

*142  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire additional temporary and permanent rights and amend certain legal descriptions for temporary construction and sewer easements necessary for construction of the NE 112th Ave and Marx St Local Improvement District Project, through the exercise of the City’s Eminent   Domain Authority (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 186292; C-10043)


*143  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro to develop a Preferred Alternative Package, Locally Preferred Alternative and Draft Environmental Impact   Statement for the Southwest Corridor Plan and fund the City share of the local partner agency contribution  (Previous Agenda 103)              



City Auditor Mary   Hull Caballero

 144  Assess property for sidewalk repair for the Bureau of Maintenance  (Hearing; Ordinance; Y1085)  15 minutes requested



WEDNESDAY,   2:00 PM, FEBRUARY 4, 2015


 145  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Adopt the West Quadrant Plan as direction for updating the Central City Plan  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and   Commissioner Saltzman)  2 hours requested





 146  TIME CERTAIN: 5:00 PM – The City of Portland shall not enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal   Bureau of Investigation related to the work of the Joint Terrorism Task Force and shall repeal the Binding City Policy BCP-PSF-7.01  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales; repeal Resolution No. 36859)             3 hours requested for items 146-148


 147  The City of Portland shall enter into a Memorandum of Understanding to become a member of the local Joint Terrorism Task Force in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and shall repeal Binding City Policy BCP-PSF-7.01    (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales; repeal Resolution No. 36859)


 148  Enter into a Memorandum of Understanding to become a member of the local Joint Terrorism Task Force in conjunction with the Federal Bureau of Investigation    (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)



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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  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).


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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





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