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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 25-26, 2015(Printable version)

 

  NOTE: Previously scheduled Thursday 3:30 PM Time Certain is rescheduled to

  Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 3:05 PM Time Certain

 Item 224 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  (Previous Agenda 198)

 

 

PORTLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, FEBRUARY 25, 2015

Communications

 199  Request of Cody Ridenour to address Council regarding raising the minimum wage  (Communication)

 

 200  Request of Justin Norton-Kertson regarding $15 minimum wage  (Communication)

 

 201  Request of David Red Thunder to address Council regarding pending propane terminal  (Communication)

 

 202  Request of Sam Sachs to address Council regarding the Rooney Rule; minority interviewing for department heads and better access for community members applying for jobs with the City  (Communication)

 

 203  Request of Anna Kanwit to address Council regarding the Rooney Rule; minority interviewing for department heads and better access for community members applying for jobs with the City (Communication)

 

TIMES CERTAIN

 204  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Accept report on the state of the arts from the Regional Arts and Culture Council  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  1 hour requested

 

 205  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Adopt a new Portland Enterprise Zone and Electronic Commerce Policy to replace existing Portland Enterprise Zone and East Portland Enterprise Zone Policies  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)  15 minutes requested

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

 206  Appoint Gregg Everhart and reappoint Catherine Mushel and Ricardo Moreno to the Urban Forestry Commission  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Fritz)

 

Mayor Charlie Hales

Office of Management and Finance

*207  Pay claim of Elias Evans in the sum of $16,000 involving the Portland Bureau of Transportation  (Ordinance)

 

*208  Pay claim of William Kloos in the sum of $75,000 involving Water Bureau  (Ordinance)

 

*209  Ratify a Letter of Agreement between the City on behalf of the Bureau of Development Services and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 189 that authorizes employees in the Housing Inspector and Senior Housing Inspector classifications retroactive wages increases  (Ordinance)

 

 

Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

 210  Authorize a grant to Friends of Zenger Farm to support construction of the Urban Grange in the amount of $100,000  (Second Reading Agenda 178)

 

Bureau of Environmental Services

 211  Authorize the Director of the Bureau of Environmental Services or designee and the City Attorney to reimburse four property owners affected by the SW 86th Avenue Pump Station construction in the total amount of $47,012  (Ordinance)

 

Water Bureau

 212  Authorize an agreement with Roger R. and Kathleen M. Harrison in the amount of $128,500 to acquire a 17-acre conservation and stream enhancement easement and to fund improvements to the easement acreage  (Ordinance)

 

 

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

 213  Approve allocation of $5,000 annually of Portland Children's Levy revenues to fund event sponsorships  (Ordinance)

 

 

Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*214  Accept a grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation for $21,485 and authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement for landscape planting and maintenance of the SW Barbur Blvd at SW Taylors Ferry Rd Pedestrian Crossing Improvement project  (Ordinance)

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Police

*215  Apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $25,000 from the Oregon Department of Transportation and appropriate $22,000 for reimbursement for the FY2015 Motor Officer Training Program  (Ordinance)

 

*216  Apply for and accept a grant in the amount of $37,500 from the Oregon Department of Transportation and appropriate $30,000 for overtime reimbursement for the FY2015 Multnomah County DUII Intensive Supervision Program  (Ordinance)

 

Office of Management and Finance

 217  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 135)

  This item to be referred to Mayor’s Office.


 218  Establish the Commission on Equitable Contracting and Purchasing to increase utilization of minorities and women-owned businesses in City contracting, and increase inclusion of minorities and women in the workforce on City-funded projects  (Second Reading Agenda 175)

 

 

Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*219  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with TriMet for additional time only to disburse Federal Grant Funds for the Portland Streetcar Loop Project  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30000943)

 

 220  Grant Bureau of Transportation Regulatory Program designated employees authority to issue civil penalties in the enforcement of Private-For-Hire Transportation and other regulations under their jurisdiction  (Ordinance; add Code Section 16.10.660)  10 minutes requested

 

 221  Vacate a portion of SW Moody Ave north of Ross Island Bridge subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Second Reading Agenda 193; VAC-10085)

 

Engineer's Report part 1     Engineer's Report part 2     Exhibits

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, FEBRUARY 25, 2015

 

 222  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Portland Streetcar Annual Report  (Report introduced by Commissioner Novick)  30 minutes requested

 

 223  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM   RESCHEDULED TO MARCH 5, 2015 AT 2:00 PM TIME CERTAIN – Adopt the West Quadrant Plan as direction for updating the Central City Plan  (Previous Agenda 145; Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Saltzman)

 

 224  TIME CERTAIN: 3:05 PM – 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  (Previous Agenda 198; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)  15 minutes requested

  Note: Previously scheduled for Thursday, February 26th at 3:30 PM.

 

 

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, FEBRUARY 26, 2015

 

 225  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Approve the Eleventh Amendment to the Central Eastside Urban Renewal Plan to add plan area and projects, extend the duration of the Plan and increase the maximum indebtedness  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)  2 hours requested for items 225-230

 226  Approve the termination of the Education Urban Renewal Area Plan  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)

 227  Adopt the Fourth Amendment to the North Macadam Urban Renewal Plan to add to the plan area, add projects and extend the time frame of the Plan  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)

 

Exhibit A      Exhibit B

 

 228  Approve the Eleventh Amendment to the Airport Way Urban Renewal Plan to reduce plan area by approximately 970.5 acres  (Ordinance)

 

 229  Approve the Second Amendment to the Willamette Industrial Urban Renewal Plan to cease collections of tax increment  (Ordinance)

 

 230  Approve the Fourth Amendment to the Amended and Restated River District Urban Renewal Plan to reduce plan area by approximately 36.4 acres  (Ordinance)

 

 

  NOTE: Previously scheduled Thursday 3:30 PM Time Certain is

  rescheduled to Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at 3:05 PM Time Certain

 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   (Previous Agenda 198; 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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                Mary Hull Caballero

                Auditor of the City of Portland

 

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