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Council Agenda for April 16, 2014 (Printable version)



City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, APRIL 16, 2014


 332  Request of Kris Day to address Council to advocate for full funding of Title 11  (Communication)


 333  Request of Jeff Moore to address Council regarding the need for the new tree code  (Communication)


 334  Request of Dick Springer to address Council regarding the restoration of Sturgeon Lake on Sauvie Island  (Communication)


 335  Request of Fred Maxwell to address Council regarding the USS Zumwalt to head up the 2015 Fleet Week part of the Rose Festival  (Communication)


 336  Request of David Kif Davis to address Council regarding Child Sex Trafficking / Child Pornography in Portland  (Communication)



 337  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Accept report on interim results of the Women Into Housing Now and Home Start initiatives  (Report introduced by Commissioner Saltzman)  45 minutes requested





Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

Portland Fire & Rescue

 338  Authorize a sole source agreement with SeaWestern, Inc. for the purchase of individual facepieces for firefighter self-contained breathing apparatus  (Second Reading Agenda 325)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Emergency Management

*339  Amend Intergovernmental Agreements with regional partners to spend down reprogrammed FY2011 Urban Areas Security Initiative grant funds for equipment, training, planning, exercise and operational needs  (Ordinance; amend Contract Nos. 30002299, 30002187, 30002131, 30002186, 30000150, 53129 and 30002298)


Bureau of Transportation

*340  Authorize application to the Transportation Research Board for a grant in the amount of $150,000 for research and evaluation of best practices for improving safety around streetcar facilities for people on bicycles  (Ordinance)


*341  Authorize an Oregon Public Works Emergency Response Cooperative Assistance Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation and others for cooperative assistance during emergency conditions  (Ordinance)


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



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

 Position No. 1

Portland Parks & Recreation

*343  Authorize Procurement Services to enter into a contract for construction and payment of NE 52nd Avenue & Alberta Street Park  (Ordinance)





Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Emergency Management

 344  Direct bureaus to collect personal contact information for employees and designate personnel vital to City Business continuity and emergency response  (Resolution)  20 minutes requested


Bureau of Transportation

 345  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  (Hearing; Ordinance; C-10046)



WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, APRIL 16, 2014






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).


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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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