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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 July 1-2, 2015  (Printable version)



City   Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY,   9:30 AM, JULY 1, 2015


 703  Request of Charles Johnson to address   Council regarding United States vs City of Portland and Portland Police Bureau   plus #pembiNo!  (Communication)


 704  Request of Shedrick J. Wilkins to address   Council regarding a Yards Manager's judgment    (Communication)


 705  Request of David Red Thunder to address   Council regarding revised Growth Scenarios Report hearing on June 23 at 5:00   p.m.  (Communication)


 706  Request of Donna Cohen to address Council   regarding Pembina  (Communication)


 707  Request of Diana Pei Wu to address Council   regarding Portland Jobs with Justice    (Communication)



 708  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Accept report on   2015 Summer Free For All program    (Report introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  25 minutes requested


 709  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Declare intent to   initiate local improvement district formation proceedings to construct   street, sidewalk and stormwater improvements in the SE 86th Ct and   Steele St Local Improvement District    (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Novick; C-10051)  20 minutes requested for items 709 and 710


 710  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to   acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of   the SE 86th Ct and Steele St Local Improvement District project, through the   exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick)


 711  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Presentation to   Council regarding Megan McGeorge’s Piano! Push! Play! Summer program  (Presentation introduced by Commissioner   Fish)  15 minutes requested




 712  Authorize the City Attorney's Office to   take all necessary legal steps, including initiation of legal proceedings to   bring a declaratory judgment action under ORS 28.020 and 33.710 and any other   causes of action regarding the impact of Charter changes, Fire & Police   Disability & Retirement Board Resolutions, state statutes, and other law   on Fire & Police Disability & Retirement benefits  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and   Commissioner Saltzman)



Mayor Charlie Hales

 713  Appoint Gustavo Cruz and William Myers to the   Portland Development Commission Board for terms to expire June 30, 2018  (Report)


Office of Management and Finance

*714  Pay claim of   Peter Bach in the sum of $16,526 involving Portland Bureau of   Transportation  (Ordinance)


*715  Pay claim of Diem   Chi Huynh in the sum of $6,441 involving Bureau of Human Resources  (Ordinance)


*716  Authorize a   contract with Washington Audiology Services, Inc. for Hearing Conservation   Program Services for a total not-to-exceed amount of $350,000  (Ordinance; Contract No. 30004693)


*717  Authorize a   Master Intergovernmental Agreement between the Bureau of Technology Services   and the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission to provide for reimbursement of   the Bureau of Technology capital costs for approved work performed on the   Institutional Network  (Ordinance)


718  Authorize   exception to the City procurement process to pay Resolutions Northwest for   strategic planning services to the Human Rights Commission on May 30, 2015 in   the sum of $1,705  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*719  Increase   contract with Cogan Owens Cogan, LLC in the amount of $56,160 and extend the   term for additional services in support of the Private For-Hire Innovation   Task Force  (Ordinance; amend Contract   No. 30004332)


 720  Authorize a contract with the lowest   responsible bidder for the 20s Bikeway Project  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

 Position No. 1

Bureau of Development Services

*721  Amend contract   with Enviroissues Inc. to complete committee and outreach work related to the   implementation of the Citywide Tree Code    (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004259)


Portland Parks & Recreation

*722  Amend contract   with Portland Habilitation Center, Inc. for janitorial services at multiple   Portland Parks & Recreation locations from the original contract amount   of $729,844 to $936,317  (Ordinance;   amend Contract No. 31000363)





Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Police

*723  Authorize an   agreement with St. Joseph the Worker, Inc. Corporate Internship program to   provide student internships at the Police Bureau for an amount not to exceed   $6,824  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested


Office of Management and Finance

 724  Accept bid of Lovett Inc. for the Rose   Quarter Planter Box Project for $753,073    (Procurement Report - Bid No. 00000011 formerly 117829)


 725  Adopt the Disposition of City Real Property   policy  (Resolution) 30 minutes   requested


*726  Authorize sewer   revenue bonds to refund outstanding sewer revenue bonds  (Ordinance)


Portland Development Commission

 727  Adopt the Eighth Amendment to the Amended   and Restated Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Plan to add assistance to a   Public Building  (Resolution)  10 minutes requested


 728  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement   between the Portland Development Commission and the Portland Bureau of   Transportation for SW Bond Avenue 30% Design and Further Design of specific   segments of SW Bond Ave as triggered by design of adjacent development in the   North Macadam Urban Renewal Area, not to exceed $500,000  (Second Reading Agenda 659)



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

Portland Housing Bureau

*729  Amend the subrecipient contract with Proud Ground to add up to $446,035 in Neighborhood   Stabilization Program funds to increase permanently affordable housing   options for low-income households  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32000848)


 730  Amend the Tax Increment Financing Set Aside   for Affordable Housing policy to extend the deadline for Portland Housing   Bureau to conduct a thorough review of the policy from June 30, 2015 to   September 30, 2015  (Second Reading   Agenda 692; amend Portland Policy Document HOU-1.04)


 731  Authorize twenty subrecipient contracts totaling $16,777,246 for services in support of ending homelessness and   providing affordable housing  (Second   Reading Agenda 693)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

 732  Create a local improvement district to construct street, sidewalk and stormwater improvements from NW Raleigh St to NW Upshur St in the NW 20th Ave Local Improvement District  (Second Reading Agenda 660; C-10049)



WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 1, 2015






THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 2, 2015


 733  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Require activation of closed captioning on televisions in public areas  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz; add Code Section 23.01.075)  1 hour requested



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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                                                                           Mary Hull Caballero

                                                                           Auditor of the City of Portland





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