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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 September 2, 2015  (Printable version)



City   Hall  -    1221 SW Fourth Avenue



 903  Request of Rodney Wall to address Council   regarding homeless issues    (Communication)


 904  Request of Tricia Reed to address Council   regarding homeless issues    (Communication)


 905  Request of Reco Jones to address Council   regarding homeless issues    (Communication)


 906  Request of Theodore Gilder to address   Council regarding houseless issues    (Communication)


 907  Request of Fredric Alan Maxwell to address   Council regarding The Salvation Navy, his 501(c)3  (Communication)



*908  TIME   CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with METRO and accept a grant in the amount of   $650,000 for Boones Ferry Fish, Wildlife and Trail Passage Partnership Project  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fish)  30 minutes   requested


 909  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Appoint Osvaldo Gonzalez and Brenda L. Meltebeke and reappoint Phillip T. Hillaire and Verlea G. Briggs to the Board of Directors of the Regional Arts and Culture Council for terms to expire June 30, 2017  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)  15 minutes requested





Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Police

*910  Accept and appropriate an additional award in the amount of $8,000 from the Oregon   Department of Transportation for the FY2015 Multnomah County DUII Intensive   Supervision Program for sworn personnel overtime  (Ordinance)



Office of Management and Finance

 911  Amend franchise granted to NewPath Networks, LLC to build and operate telecommunications services within City streets  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 180376)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Water Bureau

 912  Accept contract with Emery & Sons Construction, Inc. for the construction of the Forest Park Low Tank Project as complete, release retainage and authorize final payment  (Report; Contract No. 30002790)





Mayor Charlie Hales

City Attorney

 913  Authorize the City Attorney to intervene on behalf of the City of Portland in Oregon Public Utility Commission Docket UM 1734  (Previous Agenda 883; Resolution)


Office of Management and Finance

 914  Accept bid of Emery & Sons Construction Group for the Hollywood-Grant Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project for $10,995,653  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000050)


 915  Amend contract with Moore Iacofano Goltsman, Inc. to increase contract amount by $29,215 to provide additional consultant services to include the Portland'5 Centers for the Arts facilities in the City's ADA Title II Transition Plan  (Second Reading Agenda 895)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

 916  Authorize the Bureau of Transportation to acquire certain permanent and temporary rights necessary for construction of the Burgard/Lombard @ North Time Oil Road Intersection project, through the exercise of the City's Eminent Domain Authority  (Ordinance)


 917  Vacate a portion of N Terminal Rd east of N Lombard St subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Hearing; Ordinance; VAC-10096)










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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