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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 April 23, 2014 (Printable version)



City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, APRIL 23, 2014



 346  Request of Claudia Krenz to address Council to honor the memory of the man known as Hayseed  (Communication)


 347  Request of Barry Joe Stull to address Council regarding living from the outside of planet earth  (Communication)


 348  Request of Charles Johnson to address Council regarding problems with Council communication policy vis-a-vis Constitution and Multnomah County  (Communication)


 349  Request of Michael Withey to address Council regarding neighborhood support centers and eco communities  (Communication)


 350  Request of Kyle Camberg to address Council regarding Portland Police Bureau Sunshine Division  (Communication)



 351  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – 107ist/Timbers Army  (Presentation introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  15 minutes requested


 352  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Support the One Key Question initiative to improve reproductive health care and long-term community outcomes by helping women plan healthy pregnancies and prevent unintended pregnancies  (Resolution introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  20 minutes requested





Mayor Charlie Hales

*353  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County to provide the Multnomah County Department of Human Services $100,000 to support and sustain the SUN Community School at David Douglas High School  (Ordinance)


Office of Management and Finance

 354  Accept bid of Landis & Landis Construction, LLC for the Grant Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project for $3,511,231  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 116337)


 355  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County for the Revenue Bureau to administer the Multnomah County Business Income Tax  (Ordinance)


Office of Neighborhood Involvement

*356  Authorize grant agreement of $25,650 for East Portland Neighbors to administer the newsletter production of East Portland Neighborhood Association News  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

*357  Authorize application to Oregon Department of Transportation/Compressed Natural Gas Infrastructure 2014 Call for Projects for a grant up to the amount of $4,000,000 for Columbia Blvd Wastewater Treatment Plant Biogas Utilization  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

Portland Housing Bureau

*358  Authorize an agreement with Home Forward to serve as a lead agency in the Rent Well Tenant Education Program  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 186375)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*359  Authorize joint application with the Port of Portland and Metro to the U.S. Department of Transportation for a TIGER 6 Discretionary grant in the amount of $11,569,000 for the Portland Marine Terminal Freight and Jobs Access Project  (Ordinance)


*360  Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $200,000 from the Oregon Department of Transportation to commence Graffiti Abatement along areas of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd/Grand Ave Viaduct  (Ordinance)


 361  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County in the form of a permit for location of an electronic traffic and parking advance information sign  (Second Reading 342; amend Contract No. 30002513)



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

 Position No. 1

Portland Parks & Recreation

*362  Amend contract with KemperSports Management, Inc. for golf management services at Colwood Golf Course  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 53062)


 363  Amend contract with Professional Roof Consultants, Inc. for additional services during construction on the Pittock Mansion Restoration project  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30000135)





Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

 364  Create a local improvement district to construct street, sidewalk and stormwater improvements from NE 3rd Ave to NE Couch St in the NE Couch Ct Local Improvement District  (Second Reading 345; C-10046)



WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, APRIL 23, 2014


 365  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept report on the state of the arts from the Regional Arts and Culture Council  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  1 hour requested


 366  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Accept report on the Arts Education & Access Fund by the Arts Oversight Committee  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)  1 hour requested




FY 2014-15 Budget Process

Public Hearings will be held April 22 and May 15.


For details see City Budget Office website at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/cbo/ Suggestions and Comments may be submitted at the above site.


Public Hearings provide citizens the opportunity to offer testimony before City Council.





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.


  Council Chambers is equipped with a sound system for the hearing impaired. Assisted listening devices are available from the Clerk.


  The City of Portland will gladly accommodate requests for an interpreter or make other accommodations that further inclusivity.  Please make your request at least 48 hours before the meeting to the Council Clerk 823-4086. (TTY 503-823-6868).


   City Council meetings can be viewed at http://www.portlandoregon.gov/video.  

The meetings are also cablecast on CityNet 30, Portland Community Media television.


                                                                                                     LaVonne Griffin-Valade

                                                                                                     Auditor of the City of Portland




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Written testimony may be emailed or mailed to the Council Clerk prior to the meeting.


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Include your name, address, phone number and a brief description of the subject you will be addressing.  For full details, see Testimony Policies and procedures. http://www.portlandonline.com/auditor/index.cfm?&a=63123&c=34447


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US Mail: Council Clerk, 1221 SW Fourth Ave., Room 130, Portland OR  97204




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