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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 OCTOBER 29-30, 2014 (Printable version)



City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, OCTOBER 29,   2014


 1111  Request of Brooks Hickerson to address   Council regarding construction noise in Portland neighborhoods  (Communication)


 1112  Request of Mary Sipe to address Council   regarding pile driving  (Communication)


 1113  Request of Eli Spevak to address Council   regarding residential densities on properties abutting neighborhood   parks  (Communication)


 1114  Request of Scott Timmons to address Council   regarding police efforts in the Central Eastside dealing with the   homeless/camper issue  (Communication)



 1115  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Accept report on   the Regional Arts & Culture Council’s Right Brain Initiative program  (Report introduced by Commissioner   Fish)  30 minutes requested





Mayor Charlie   Hales

Office of   Management and Finance

*1116  Pay claim of Gregory Haase in the sum of $125,000 involving the Portland Bureau   of Transportation  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position   No. 4

Bureau of   Transportation

*1117  Authorize application to ArtPlace America for a grant in the amount of $160,000 for the   Foster Placemaking Project  (Ordinance)


 1118  Accept an Engineering Report on an existing encroachment into the public right-of-way for building projection on North   Mississippi Ave  (Second Reading Agenda   1099)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of   Environmental Services

*1119  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Environmental   Quality to conduct an environmental investigation and collect samples at the   former Oaks Bottom Landfill and to accept funding from the State Solid Waste   Orphan Site Account for a portion of the investigation  (Ordinance)


 1120  Authorize a contract for construction of   the Columbia Boulevard Wastewater Treatment Plant Digesters 1 & 2   Compressors Replacement, BES Project No. E10118 for $470,000  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position   No. 3

 1121  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement   with Multnomah County to support the operation of the Gateway Center for   Domestic Violence Services to provide accessible and coordinated services to   victims of domestic violence and their children  (Ordinance)


Portland Housing   Bureau

*1122  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the City of Gresham for $1,225,253 for the HOME Investment Partnership Program  (Ordinance)




Mayor Charlie   Hales

Office of   Management and Finance

 1123  Accept bid of Moore Excavation, Inc. for the SW Ventilation & Capacity Project for $3,458,479  (Procurement Report – Bid No. 117104)


 1124  Authorize a contract with e-Builder for hosted software in an amount not to exceed $735,929  (Second Reading Agenda 1107)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of   Environmental Services

*1125  Authorize funding of the supplemental environmental investigation and remediation work   required under the Administrative Settlement Agreement and Order On Consent   with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency CERCLA Docket No. 10-2013-0087, up to $500,000 in FY 2014-15  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested



WEDNESDAY,   2:00 PM, OCTOBER 29, 2014


 1126  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Consider candidates for independent monitoring of City’s compliance with Department of Justice Settlement Agreement  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Fritz)  3 hours requested



THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, OCTOBER 30,   2014


 1127  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Appeal of David Vanadia against the noise variance granted to Andersen Construction for the Unico Overton Apartment project located at the block bounded by NW 12th Ave, NW Overton St, NW 13th Ave and NW Pettygrove St  (Hearing introduced by Auditor Griffin-Valade)  1 hour requested


 1128  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM  POSTPONED TO TENTATIVE DATE NOVEMBER 20,   2014 AT 2:00 PM TIME CERTAIN- Consider the proposal of Sam Rodriguez,   Mill Creek Residential Trust, LLC and the recommendation from the Hearings Officer   for approval to change the Comprehensive Plan Map designation from High   Density Multi-Dwelling to Central Commercial and the Zoning Map designation   from RHd, High Density Multi-Dwelling Residential with a Design overlay zone,   to CXd, Central Commercial with Design overlay zone, for property in the   vicinity of SW 20th and 19th Avenues and SW Main and   Madison Streets  (Previous Agenda 1036;   Hearing introduced by Commissioner Fritz; LU 14-105474 CP ZC)


  Hearings Officer's Recommendation


 1129  POSTPONED TO TENTATIVE DATE NOVEMBER 20, 2014 AT 2:00 PM TIME CERTAIN Amend the Comprehensive Plan Map designation and amend the Zoning Map for property in the vicinity of SW 20th and 19th Avenues and SW Main and Madison Streets at the request of Sam Rodriguez, Mill Creek Residential Trust, LLC  (Previous Agenda 1037; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz; LU 14-105474 CP ZC)



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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                                                       LaVonne Griffin-Valade

                                                                Auditor of the City of Portland




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