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Council Agenda for July 29, 2015  (Printable version)



City   Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JULY 29, 2015


 796  Request of Robert Liberty to address   Council regarding concerns about neighborhood change and redevelopment  (Communication)


 797  Request of Landon K. Crowell to address   Council regarding housing project on Ankeny    (Communication)


 798  Request of Craig Rogers to address Council   regarding safety on the streets    (Communication)


 799  Request of Michael D. Krupp to address   Council regarding whose side are you on    (Communication)


 800  Request of Antonio Zamora to address   Council regarding climate change and Shell's Arctic drilling project  (Communication)



 801  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Accept the   Quarterly Technology Oversight Committee Report from the Chief Administrative   Officer  (Report introduced by Mayor   Hales)  30 minutes requested


*802  TIME   CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Approve Innovation Funding for 12 micro-grant proposals   for FY 2015-16  (Ordinance introduced   by Mayor Hales)  30 minutes requested


 803  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Revise Noise   Regulations for pile driving    (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz; Previous Agenda 755;   amend Code Title 18)  20 minutes   requested




Mayor Charlie Hales

 804  Reappoint Christopher Abbruzzese to the   Investment Advisory Committee for term to expire July 24, 2017  (Report)


Office of Management and Finance

*805  Pay claim of   Jimmy Duffey in the sum of $45,000 involving Portland Police  (Ordinance)


*806  Authorize a   Partial Compliance Agreement between the City on behalf of Portland Parks   & Recreation and Laborers’ Local 483, Laborers’ International Union of   North America that partially implements Arbitrator David Stiteler’s Opinion   and Award concerning the Bargaining Unit Work Grievance filed under the   Recreation collective bargaining agreement    (Ordinance)



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

Bureau of Development Services

*807  Authorize an Intergovernmental   Agreement with the State of Oregon on behalf of Portland State University for   the use of parking permits and access cards at the 4th Avenue Garage and   provide for payment  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*808  Authorize a   contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the SE Holgate & SE   Ramona: 122nd to 136th Ave Sidewalks project    (Ordinance)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

 809  Amend contract with Burlington Northern   Santa Fe Railway in the amount of $5,485 for cost increases for track removal   and reconstruction, and provide for further amended amounts for Project No.   E09017  (Ordinance; amend Contract)





Mayor Charlie Hales

Office of Management and Finance

*810  Ratify a   successor collective bargaining agreement between the City and Oregon AFSCME   Council 75 Local 189-3 relating to the terms and conditions of employment of   represented employees at the Portland Housing Bureau for 2015-2019  (Ordinance)    15 minutes requested



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

*811  Approve   recommendations made by Children's Levy Allocation Committee for grant   funding July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2017    (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*812  Amend   Intergovernmental Agreement with TriMet for the Eastside Streetcar Close the   Loop Betterment Project and increase authorization by $100,000 for safety   improvements and settlement repair    (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30003242)  10 minutes requested



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Position No. 1

Portland Parks & Recreation

*813  Amend contract   with GreenWorks, PC to $343,750 to complete design and construction documentation   for Couch Park as part of the Parks Replacement Bond program  (Ordinance; amend Contract No.   30004548)  10 minutes requested



WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JULY 29, 2015   


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


  Exhibit A

  Amendments adopted July 8



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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