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Council Agenda for December 2-3, 2015  (Printable version)





City Hall - 1221 SW Fourth Avenue



 1224 Request of David Kif Davis to address Council regarding homeless state of emergency and civil rights violations (Communication)


 1225 Request of Evelyn Bross to address Council regarding federal law is no smoking or drugs in government housing (Communication)


 1226 Request of Barry Joe Stull to address Council regarding Portland's criminal partners (Communication)


 1227 Request of Sarah Kowaleski to address Council regarding living wages, benefits and job protections for City Recreation Staff (Communication)


 1228 Request of William Zeigler to address Council regarding living wages, benefits and job protections for City Recreation Staff (Communication)



 1229 TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Improve land use regulations through the Accessory Structures Zoning Code Update Project (Second Reading 1198; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales; amend Title 33) 15 minutes requested


 Exhibit A


 1230 TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Replace Code Chapter 16.40 pertaining to Private For-Hire Transportation in the City of Portland (Second Reading 1211; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick; replace Code Chapter 16.40)  15 minutes requested


 Exhibit A     Exhibits B and C


 *1231 TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Approve a revision to Human Resources Administrative Rule – 6.05 Family Medical Leave to allow for six weeks of paid parental leave in a calendar year for eligible employees (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz) 30 minutes requested


 1232 TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Proclaim December 2, 2015 to be a day of recognition for Victor Merced in Portland (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Fish) 10 minutes requested






Mayor Charlie Hales

 1233 Reappoint Andrea Cano to the Portland Community Media Board of Directors for term to expire November 30, 2017 (Report)


*1234 Authorize a grant agreement to the Portland Rose Festival Foundation in an amount not to exceed $100,000 (Ordinance)


Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

 1235 Consent to the transfer of De Young Sanitary Service residential solid waste, recycling and composting collection franchise to Heiberg Garbage & Recycling LLC (Ordinance)


Office of Management and Finance

*1236 Pay claim of Grant M. Farr in the sum of $16,941 involving the Bureau of Transportation (Ordinance)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*1237 Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County for City participation in the County's Healthy Streets Pilot Project (Ordinance)


 1238 Amend Permit code, and adopt and amend associated Administrative Rules for permit types and fee methodology for public works permitting services (Ordinance; amend Code Section 17.24.025)


 1239 Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with Oregon Department of Transportation for design of the SE Holgate & SE Ramona: 122nd to 136th Ave Sidewalk project (Second Reading Agenda 1217; amend Contract No. 30002698)



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

 Position No. 1

Portland Parks & Recreation

*1240 Authorize a grant agreement with Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center Inc., not to exceed amount of $103,842 for two street level gang outreach workers, to provide intervention services while principally deployed for service within City of Portland, Bureau of Parks and Recreation facilities and properties (Ordinance)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

 1241 Revise legal description of property declared surplus at 2400 NW Front Ave (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 186777)



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

*1242 Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County Health Department Community Capacitation Center for up to $12,000 for training of Portland Children's Levy grantee agency personnel in Reflective Supervision (Ordinance)


*1243 Amend a grant agreement with the YWCA of Greater Portland for eviction prevention services at the Gateway Center for Domestic Violence Services in the amount of $60,000 (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32000375)





Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Planning & Sustainability

*1244 Authorize application to Oregon Department of Environmental Quality for a grant in the amount of $50,000 for funding the existing Deconstruction Grant Program managed by the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (Ordinance) 15 minutes requested


Bureau of Police

*1245 Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement between the City and Multnomah County, Department of Human Services to fund a portion of the salary expense for the County Domestic Violence Coordinator (Ordinance) 10 minutes requested


*1246 Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $80,000 from Oregon Impact for the 2016 DUII Traffic Safety and High Visibility Enforcement program for sworn personnel overtime (Ordinance)


 1247 Authorize a Memorandum of Understanding with the partner agencies that constitute the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team for the stated project goals listed in the Office on Violence Against Women FY14 Grants to Encourage Arrest Policies and Enforcement of Protection Orders grant program award (Second Reading Agenda 1216)


Office of Management and Finance

 1248 Accept bid of Stellar J Corporation for the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Lagoon Reconstruction Phase 3/4 Project for $9,923,740 (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000060)


 1249 Accept bid of Titan Utilities, LLC for the Inverness 30-inch Force Main Repair Project for $592,460 (Procurement Report – Bid No. 00000104)


*1250 Authorize a price agreement with Hitachi Data Systems, Inc., for the purchase of storage area network hardware, software, and services for a contractual total not to exceed $7,500,000 (Ordinance)


 1251 Establish a tax on the demolition of certain residential structures in the City of Portland (Second Reading Agenda 1215)


  Exhibit A 



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*1252 Authorize payment to Stacy & Witbeck, Inc. under negotiated price for warranty work and betterments on the Broadway Bridge in the amount of $31,192 (Ordinance)



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Position No. 1

Portland Parks & Recreation

*1253 Amend contract with Skyward Construction Inc. in the amount of $38,874 for additional scope of work on the Portland Tennis Center Air Supported Structure project (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004232)


*1254 Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder and provide payment for construction of Colwood Golf Course – Phase II Redevelopment (Ordinance) 10 minutes requested



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

*1255 Approve Sewer Overflow Agreement with AAT Lloyd District, LLC for the property commonly known as Hassalo on Eighth (Ordinance) 10 minutes requested


Water Bureau

 1256 Authorize a competitive solicitation process and contract for the purchase of aggregate services at an estimated cost of $10,000,000 (Ordinance)



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

Portland Housing Bureau

 1257 Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for North Hollow Apartments located at SW 15th Ave and SW Taylor St (Ordinance) 10 minutes requested


 1258 Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Vancouver Avenue Apartments located at N Vancouver Ave and N Shaver St (Ordinance) 10 minutes requested


 1259 Approve application under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Mississippi Avenue Apartments located at N Mississippi Ave, N Albina Ave and N Borthwick Ave between N Fremont St and Cook St (Ordinance) 10 minutes requested






 1260 TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Accept Report on the City of Portland Disabled Parking (Report introduced by Commissioner Novick) 1 hour requested





 1261 TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Approve findings to authorize an exemption to the competitive bidding requirements; authorize a competitive solicitation for use of the Design-Build alternative contracting method; and authorize payment for construction related to the Willamette River Crossing Project for an estimated amount of $40,000,000 (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fish) 1 hour requested for items 1261-1262


  1262 Authorize a formal Qualifications-Based Selection/Request for Proposal process and contract for Owner's Representative Services related to the Willamette River Crossing Project for an estimated amount of $4,000,000 (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fish)





Location: Mittleman Jewish Community Center

6651 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219

 1263 TIME CERTAIN: 6:00 PM – Adopt new and amended supporting documents for an update of Portland’s Comprehensive Plan; accept report of the Citizen Involvement Committee (Previous Agenda 1209; Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales) 3 hours requested for items 1263-1264


 Exhibit A Further Findings of Fact   Exhibit B Community Involvement  

 Exhibits C and D Inventory Maps   Exhibit E Growth Scenarios Report

 Exhibit F Economic Opportunities Vol 2   Exhibit F Economic Opportunities Vol 3  

 Exhibit F Economic Opportunities Vol 4   Exhibit G Citywide Systems Plan


 1264 Adopt a new Comprehensive Plan for the City of Portland, Oregon (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales; Previous Agenda 1210)


 Exhibit A Further Findings of Fact   Exhibit B Comprehensive Plan  

 Exhibit C Comp Plan Map  

 Exhibit D List of Significant Sewer, Stormwater, Water projects

 Exhibit E Transportation Project List



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.


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Mary Hull Caballero

 Auditor of the City of Portland





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