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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 June 3-4, 2015  (Printable version)



City   Hall  -    1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY,   9:30 AM, JUNE 3, 2015


 548  Request of Craig Rogers to address Council   regarding budget  (Communication)


 549  Request of Michael Krupp to address Council   regarding military and the Commissioner of Police  (Communication)


 550  Request of Rev. Kate Lore and Rev. Dr.   Charles Currie, Jr. to address Council regarding City Energy Policy  (Communication)


 551  Request of Chris Fountain to address   Council regarding proposed propane terminal    (Communication)


 552  Request of Shelly Lufkin to address Council   regarding large cell tower on SE 71st Ave    (Communication)



 553  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Proclaim June 8-14   to be Timbers and Thorns FC Stand Together Week in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Hales and   Commissioner Fish)  15 minutes   requested


 554  TIME CERTAIN: 10:00 AM – Create Portland   Utility Board to strengthen oversight functions for City water, sewer and   stormwater services  (Ordinance   introduced by Commissioner Fish; repeal and replace Code Chapter 3.123)  1 hour requested





 555  Proclaim Sunday, June 7, 2015 to be   Community Music Center Day in Portland and encourage all citizens to recognize   and support Community Music Center for its important work and contributions   to Portland arts and culture    (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Fritz)



Mayor Charlie Hales

*556  Amend grant   agreement with Worksystems, Inc. to add $315,000 for the SummerWorks youth   employment program and Black Male Achievement Initiative within City Bureaus   for an additional year not to exceed $610,000    (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 32001032)


Office of Management and Finance

*557  Pay claim of   Markus Maniar in the sum of $100,000 involving the Bureau of Internal   Business Services  (Ordinance)


 558  Delegate authority for the periodic   disposition of used artificial turf to the Chief Administrative Officer and   approve 2014 donations of turf from Providence Park  (Ordinance; amend Code Chapter 5.36)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

 559  Authorize grant   agreement awarding up to $73,000 in FY 15/16 to Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc.   to provide outreach, technical assistance and community involvement for   watershed projects in Fanno and Willamette watersheds  (Second Reading Agenda 525)



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

Portland Housing Bureau

 560  Accept a grant   of up to $6,000 from MPower Oregon for energy efficiency improvements at 1103   SW Stark St  (Second Reading Agenda 527)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Transportation

*561  Amend   Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation for   the East Portland Access to Transit Project to update the scope of work,   state project responsibilities, project schedule and staff contact   information  (Ordinance; amend Contract   No. 30003175)


*562  Amend 2007   Transportation System Development Charge Capital Improvement Project list and   amend Criteria for Projects to be Eligible for Transportation System   Development Charge Funding to include improvements to North Rivergate Blvd   and correct oversight regarding freight districts  (Ordinance)


*563  Authorize joint   application with the Port of Portland to the U.S. Department of   Transportation for a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery 7   Discretionary Grant in the amount of $11,033,000 for the Portland Marine   Terminal Freight and Jobs Access Project    (Ordinance)


 564  Authorize an   Intergovernmental Agreement with the Oregon Department of Transportation,   Metro, Multnomah County, Washington County and Clackamas County for preparing   a Regional Over-Dimensional Truck Route Study    (Second Reading Agenda 530)





Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Police

*565  Apply to the   U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice   Assistance for a grant in the amount of $9,625 for the FY15 Bulletproof Vest   Partnership/Body Armor Safety Initiative for bulletproof vests  (Ordinance)


Office of Management and Finance

 566  Accept bid of Titan Utilities, LLC for the   SE Division Place & SE 6th Avenue Sewer Rehabilitation for $868,490  (Procurement Report - Bid No. 117402)


*567  Delegate   authority to the Bureau of Human Resources Director to designate certain   training and development programs as mandatory for employees, managers and   supervisors in support of the City Training and Development Program  (Ordinance)    20 minutes requested



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

 568  Authorize a   contract with the lowest responsive bidder for construction of SW Stephenson   & SW Hamilton Drainage and road shoulder improvements BES project E10131   for $560,000  (Second Reading Agenda 535)


Water Bureau

 569  Authorize a competitive solicitation for   the purchase of water system hydrants and valves at an estimated cost of   $5,220,000  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Steve Novick

Position No. 4

Bureau of Emergency Management

*570  Authorize   application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, through the Oregon   Military Department Office of Emergency Management, for the Emergency   Management Performance Grant in the amount of $385,027 for positions and programs  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Position No. 1

Portland Parks & Recreation

*571  Authorize a   contract with R&H Construction in the amount of $718,991 to complete   emergency structural repairs to the Director Park canopy  (Ordinance)



WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, JUNE 3, 2015


 572  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Establish a program   to provide incentives, training and technical assistance to promote voluntary   deconstruction as a viable alternative to mechanical demolition  (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)  2 hours requested



THURSDAY,   2:00 PM, JUNE 4, 2015


 573  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Proclaim June 4,   2015 to be a day of recognition for Rev. Dr. W.G. Hardy, Jr. in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Hales and   Commissioner Fish)  1.5 hours requested


 574  TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Accept the 2015   annual report on Sister City activities    (Report introduced by Mayor Hales)    45 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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                Mary Hull Caballero

                Auditor of the City of Portland





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