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Council Agenda for JANUARY 28-29, 2015(Printable version)



City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, JANUARY 28, 2015



 96  Request of Shedrick J. Wilkins to address Council regarding Health Care Rally in Salem on February 11, 2015  (Communication)


 97  Request of Crystal Elinski to address Council regarding start anew    (Communication)


 98  Request of Josh Maurice to address Council regarding et cetera  (Communication)


 99  Request of Katherine Smith to address Council regarding issues with police    (Communication)


  100  Request of Montserrat Shepherd and Susan Stringer to address Council regarding development on NE Russell and NE   7th  (Communication)



*101  TIME   CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Amend Bureau of Development Services fee schedule to add a Peer Review Fee  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner   Fritz; amend Policy ENB-14.01)  15   minutes requested


 102  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Accept the Quarterly Technology Oversight Committee Reports from the Chief Administrative Officer  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)  30 minutes   requested


*103  TIME CERTAIN: 10:30 AM – Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro to develop a Preferred Alternative Package, Locally Preferred Alternative and Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Southwest Corridor Plan and fund   the City share of the local partner agency contribution  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick)   30 minutes requested



Mayor Charlie Hales

 104  Reappoint Brandon Erickson, David Nilles and Blake Patsy to the Structural Engineering Advisory Committee for partial terms to expire August 31, 2017    (Report)


City Attorney

 105  Authorize City Attorney to appear as amicus curiae to support President's Executive Order granting relief to undocumented immigrants  (Resolution)


Office of Management and Finance

 106  Accept bid of R&R General Contractors, Inc. for the W Burnside & Pearl Crossing Improvements for $2,066,222  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 117346)


*107  Amend contract with Bainbridge Design, Inc. in the amount of $8,000 to provide space planning services for Bureau of Development Services in the 1900   Building  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30004037)


 108  Extend term of a temporary, revocable permit granted to Portland State University for electric vehicle supply equipment services  (Ordinance; amend   Ordinance No. 184805)


Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

*109  Authorize the Bureau of Environmental Services to execute easements with Tualatin Hills   Park and Recreation District, as part of the SW 86th Avenue Pump Station and Appurtenances Project No. E09051  (Ordinance)


Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*110  Amend Intergovernmental Agreement with Oregon Department of Transportation to   increase the grant in the amount of $62,000 for additional review of   construction work at OR99W: N Victory Blvd - N Argyle St  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30003289)


*111  Accept a grant   in the amount of $250,000 from Oregon Department of Transportation for I-205 at NE Killingsworth SB On-Ramp project  (Ordinance)



 112  Address the City's infrastructure maintenance and replacement funding gap, amend City Comprehensive Financial   Management Policy 2.03 and rescind Resolution 34423  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioners Fritz, Fish and Novick)  10 minutes requested


Mayor Charlie Hales

*113  Authorize rental of office space at non-City owned facility for the independent   Compliance Officer and Community Liaison for the Department of Justice Settlement Agreement  (Ordinance)  15 minutes requested


Office of   Management and Finance

 114  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 11)

           Rescheduled   to February 4, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.

Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

 115  Authorize four price agreements not to exceed $500,000 each for on-call civil engineering services in support of Bureau of Environmental Services capital improvement program projects  (Ordinance)   15 minutes requested


 116  Extend contract with Madison Biosolids, Inc. for Biosolids Use Services for an additional five years for $3,250,000  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 31000149)


 117  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsive bidder for the construction of the SE Division Pl and SE 6th Ave Sewer Rehabilitation Project No. E10630 for an estimated cost of $720,000  (Second Reading Agenda 93)


Commissioner Steve Novick

Position   No. 4

Bureau of Emergency Management

*118  Authorize a competitive solicitation for the purchase of a new Community Emergency   Notification System and related services for an estimated cost of   $900,000  (Ordinance)  7 minutes requested


Bureau of Transportation

 119  Vacate a portion of an unnamed street north of N Schmeer Rd subject to certain conditions and reservations  (Hearing; Ordinance; VAC-10091)


 120  Authorize an agreement with Portland Streetcar, Inc. to provide a Streetcar Operator relief point  (Second Reading Agenda 88)



WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JANUARY 28, 2015


 121  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Accept North/Northeast Neighborhood Housing Strategy from the Portland Housing Bureau  (Report introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  1 hour requested


 122  TIME CERTAIN: 3:00 PM – Office of Equity and Human Rights report on city-wide employee discussion of institutional racism and police/community relations in the aftermath of Ferguson  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)  1 hour requested



THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, JANUARY 29, 2015


 123  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Open and close public hearing on Proposed Urban Renewal Area Amendments and postpone first reading to  February 26, 2015  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)  5 minutes 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.


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                                                                                       Mary Hull Caballero

                                                                                       Auditor of the City of Portland





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