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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.  


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Council Agenda for OCTOBER 22, 2014 (Printable version)



City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, OCTOBER 22, 2014


 1089  Request of Kathleen Bushman to address Council regarding Healing Man Sanctuary    (Communication)


 1090  Request of Scott Gibson to address Council regarding Park Rangers  (Communication)


 1091  Request of Bill Dolan to address Council regarding Park Rangers  (Communication)


 1092  Request of Lionel Eyres to address Council regarding Park Rangers  (Communication)


 1093  Request of Trena Sutton to address Council regarding Park Rangers contact with the homeless community  (Communication)



 1094  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Accept   Streamlining Agreement Ten Year Status Report: 2003-2013  (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)  30 minutes requested




 1095  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Appeal of Central Eastside Industrial Council against the Design Commission’s decision to approve with conditions the LOCA/Goat Blocks mixed-use project at 1004-1036 SE Belmont St  (Introduced by Commissioner Fritz; Previous Agenda 1060; Findings; LU 14-125908 DZM AD)  10 minutes requested


      Design Commission Decision




 1096  Appoint Charles Benson to the Adjustment Committee for a term to expire October 21, 2018 and reappoint Anyeley Hallova   and Suzanne Zuniga to the Adjustment Committee for terms to expire June 30, 2018  (Report introduced by Mayor Hales   and Commissioner Fritz)


Mayor Charlie   Hales

Office of   Management and Finance

*1097  Create a new entry level, represented classification of Water Meter Technician I and establish a compensation rate for the new classification  (Ordinance)


Commissioner Steve Novick

Position   No. 4

Bureau of   Transportation

*1098  Amend contract for Federal Highway Bridge Program grant of $3.392 million for an additional $161,784 to rehabilitate the historic NW Thurman Street Bridge   25B15 over Macleay Park  (Ordinance; amend Contract 30003717)


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


Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of   Environmental Services

 1100  Authorize a grant agreement with Friends of Zenger Farm for their Nutrition Education and Food Access Project in the amount of $50,000  (Second Reading   Agenda 1075)


Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position   No. 3

Portland Housing   Bureau

*1101  Authorize application to Department of Housing and Urban Development for three   Continuum of Care renewal grants in the total amount of $698,524 and   submission of the Consolidated Continuum of Care application on behalf of the   Portland/Gresham/Multnomah County Continuum of Care  (Ordinance)




Mayor Charlie   Hales

 1102  Establish a tax on the sale, transfer, mixing, handling or serving of recreational marijuana and recreational   marijuana-infused products in the City  (Second Reading Agenda 1076; add Code Chapter 6.07)


Bureau of   Planning & Sustainability

 1103  Adopt the Willamette River Greenway Inventory as a supporting document for the update of the Willamette Greenway Plan  (Second Reading Agenda 1088)


      Exhibit as amended


Bureau of Police

 1104  Amend an agreement with Volunteers of America to increase compensation not to exceed $20,000 to assist victims and survivors of domestic violence  (Second   Reading Agenda 1079; amend Contract No. 32000612)


 1105  Amend an agreement with Catholic Charities/El Programa Hispano to increase compensation not to exceed $10,000 to assist victims and survivors of domestic violence  (Second Reading 1080; amend Contract No.   32000481)


Office of   Management and Finance

 1106  Accept bid of James W. Fowler Co. and authorize a three-year Price Agreement for Urgent Rehabilitation of Sanitary and Storm Sewers for a not to exceed amount of $9,000,000  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 116506)


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



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of   Environmental Services

*1108  Authorize revenue-generating Revegetation Sponsorship Agreement in the amount of $144,093 with Colwood Industrial Park, LLC for vegetation management services at Colwood Golf Course Mitigation site    (Ordinance)



WEDNESDAY,   2:00 PM, OCTOBER 22, 2014


 1109  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Appeal of South Portland Neighborhood   Association against the Design Commission’s decision to approve with conditions the 6-story, mixed-use building with 270 residential units, 8,359 square feet of retail area and 225 parking spaces at 3700 SW River Parkway  (Hearing; LU 14-117884 DZM)  1.5 hours requested


              Design Commission Decision


 1110  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Authorize City Attorney to seek clarification regarding Order entered in United States of America v. City of Portland concerning the U.S. Department of Justice Settlement Agreement and the Portland Police Bureau  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and   Commissioner Fritz)  15 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.


  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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