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Council Agenda for July 8-9, 2015  (Printable version)




City   Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JULY 8, 2015



 734  Request of Ryan Lynch to address Council regarding conditions of the Pier Park restrooms  (Communication)


 735  Request of Joan Beldin to address Council regarding needed amenities at Pier Park  (Communication)


 736  Request of Keola Morley to address Council regarding Friends of Pier Park  (Communication)


 737  Request of Kelly Pergande to address Council regarding Friends of Pier Park  (Communication)


 738  Request of Winston Michael Ray to address Council regarding economic development  (Communication)



 739  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Authorize the execution of the Columbia River Levee Repair and Accreditation Phase I to Phase II Declaration of Cooperation  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)  30 minutes requested


 740  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Accept report on the work of the Village Support Network and the Interfaith Statement on Housing Justice  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)  20 minutes requested


 741  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Require activation of closed captioning on televisions in public areas  (Second reading 733 introduced by Commissioner Fritz; add Code Section 23.01.075)


Rescheduled to July 15, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. Time Certain.





Mayor Charlie Hales

 742  Appoint members to the Socially Responsible Investments Committee for terms to expire July 1, 2016 and July 1, 2017  (Report)


Bureau of Police

*743  Apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $221,588 from the Oregon Department of   Transportation and appropriate $100,000 for reimbursement for the 2015-17 Work Zone Enforcement Program grant  (Ordinance)


Office of Equity and Human Rights

 744  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  (Second Reading Agenda 718)


Office of Management and Finance

*745  Pay claim of Spencer Shanks in the sum of $178,882 involving Bureau of Development Services  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

Portland Fire & Rescue

 746  Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Metropolitan Service District for Portland Fire & Rescue emergency response vehicles computerized mapping data not to exceed $10,000 per year  (Ordinance; Contract No. 30004638)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

 747  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the 20s Bikeway Project  (Second Reading Agenda 720)





 748  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  (Previous Agenda 712, Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Saltzman)


This item will be referred to Commissioner of Public Affairs.



Mayor Charlie Hales

Office of Management and Finance

 749  Accept bid of 3 Kings Environmental, Inc. for the SW Stephenson & SW Hamilton Drainage and Road Shoulde  Improvements for $623,497  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000009)


 750  Adopt the Disposition of City Real Property policy  (Previous Agenda 725)  15 minutes requested


*751  Authorize sewer revenue bonds to refund outstanding sewer revenue bonds  (Previous Agenda 726)



WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 8, 2015


 752  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Adopt the Citywide Racial Equity Goals and Strategies as presented by the Office of Equity and Human Rights to guide City policies, plans and procedures  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)  1 hour requested


 753  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Adopt the Southeast Quadrant Plan as direction for updating the Central City Plan  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)  2 hours requested


Exhibit A - Southeast Quadrant Plan Recommended Draft



THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 9, 2015


 754  Update the Floor Area Ratio bonus and transfer provisions of the Portland Zoning Code for the Central City to prioritize affordable housing development and other targeted public benefits  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  1 hour requested


 755  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Revise Noise Regulations for pile driving  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales; amend Code Title 18)  2 hours 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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