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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 24, 2014 (Printable version)



City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue



Due to the absence of two council members

emergency items will not be considered

and items will not be heard under a consent agenda.



 984  Request of Shedrick Jay Wilkins to address Council regarding Intel Corporation, corporate tax and Portland Public   Schools  (Communication)


 985  Request of Austin Bennington to address Council regarding honey bees within city limits of Portland  (Communication)


 986  Request of David Red Thunder to address Council regarding hunting on Hayden Island    (Communication)         


 987  Request of Steve Wiley to address Council regarding Five Keys to Success for Small Business Owners  (Communication)


 988  Request of Dan Walsh to address Council  regarding Roundhouse Collaborative: Supporting Portland Start-ups  (Communication)



 989  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Proclaim September 15 to October 15, 2014 to be Hispanic Heritage Month in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by   Mayor Hales and Commissioner Fritz)  30 minutes requested  





Mayor Charlie   Hales

Office of   Management and Finance

 990  Authorize a price agreement with Gresham Transfer, Inc. for residuals hauling services for a 5-year contractual total   not to exceed $6,000,000  (Procurement Report - RFP No. 116696)


 991  Amend Code relating to franchises, public utility privilege taxes and Utility License Law for consistency and clarity  (Second Reading Agenda 971; replace Code   Chapter 7.12 and amend Section 7.14.040)



City Auditor LaVonne   Griffin-Valade

 992  Assess property for sidewalk repair for the Bureau of Maintenance  (Second Reading   Agenda 978; Y1084)





 993  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Adopt the Willamette River Greenway Inventory as a supporting document for the update   of the Willamette Greenway Plan  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)  1 hour requested





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





Testimony is taken on all Agenda items except Communications and Second Readings.  To testify, sign up on a testimony sheet as you enter Council Chambers on the day of the meeting.  Individuals have 3 minutes to testify, unless otherwise stated at the meeting. 


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


To schedule a Communication, email or mail your request to the Council Clerk.

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


Clerk Email: karla.moore-love@portlandoregon.gov

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




Declaration Required by Lobbyists.  Portland City Code 2.12.060 states:  Prior to offering public testimony before City officials, at the beginning of any meetings or phone calls with City officials, or in emails and letters to City officials, a lobbyist must declare which lobbying entity he or she is authorized to represent for that communication.



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