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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 AUGUST 27-28, 2014 (Printable version)

 

PORTLAND CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, AUGUST 27, 2014
   

 

Communications

 870  Request of David Genrich to address Council regarding livability issues and concerns in the downtown corridor  (Communication)

 

 871  Request of Diane McMahon to address Council regarding homeless and street kids    (Communication)

 

 872  Request of Norm Duffet to address Council regarding security issues in downtown Portland  (Communication)

 

 873  Request of Namkisiah O. Roper to address Council regarding stalking laws    (Communication)

 

 874  Request of Kim Bogus to address Council regarding JANE a theatre company's campaign to build a new theater/performance center  (Communication)

 

TIMES   CERTAIN

 875  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Japanese Local Government Managers Training Program  (Presentation introduced by Mayor Hales)  15 minutes requested

 

 876  TIME CERTAIN: 10:15 AM – Modify and update specifications for the City of Portland flag  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales; amend Code Chapter 1.06)  20 minutes requested

 

*877  TIME   CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with Multnomah County to provide House Bill 3194 offender law enforcement   supervision and support  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)  30 minutes   requested

 

 

CONSENT   AGENDA – NO DISCUSSION

 

Mayor Charlie   Hales

Office of   Management and Finance

*878  Pay claim of Jack Graham in the sum of $40,000 involving the Office of Management and Finance  (Ordinance)

 

*879  Amend cost-sharing Intergovernmental Agreement for Columbia River Levee Project   engineering analysis  (Ordinance; amend   Contract No. 30004151)

 

 880  Extend term of a franchise granted to MCI Metro Access Transmission Services, Inc. to build and operate telecommunication facilities within City streets  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 169230)

 

 881  Extend term of a franchise granted to Electric Lightwave, Inc. to build and operate telecommunication facilities within City streets  (Ordinance; amend   Ordinance No. 170283)

 

 882  Extend term of a franchise granted to tw telecom of oregon llc to build and operate telecommunication facilities within City streets  (Ordinance; amend   Ordinance No. 171566)

 

 883  Extend term of a franchise granted to McLeodUSA Telecommunications Services, Inc. to build and operate   telecommunication facilities within City streets  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 175061)

 

 884  Extend term of a franchise granted to XO Communications Services, Inc. to build and operate telecommunication facilities within City streets  (Ordinance; amend Ordinance No. 175062)

 

 

Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position   No. 3

Portland Fire   & Rescue

 885  Authorize contract with Burlington Water District for fire prevention, suppression and emergency response services for FY 2014-15  (Ordinance; Contract No.   30004035)

 

 886  Accept a donation of a cargo trailer from the Shirlee Ann Foundation  (Ordinance)

 

 

Commissioner Steve Novick

Position   No. 4

Bureau of   Emergency Management

*887  Accept   and appropriate a grant in the amount of $265,982 from the Oregon Office of Emergency Management Federal Emergency Management Agency Pre-Disaster Mitigation Grant Program for an update of the City's Natural Hazard   Mitigation Plan  (Ordinance)

 

 

Commissioner Amanda Fritz

 Position No. 1

Portland Parks   & Recreation

*888  Accept and appropriate a grant in the amount of $5,600 from Oregon Arts Commission to Multnomah Arts Center for design costs and development of a business plan for the Arts Cottages  (Ordinance)

 

 

Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of   Environmental Services

*889  Authorize Joint Funding Agreement between the Bureau of Environmental Services and the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior to provide water quality modeling for Crystal Springs Lake in the Johnson Creek basin for   $59,791  (Ordinance)

 

*890  Authorize application to Oregon Business Development Department for a grant in the amount of $20,320 for Brownfield Project Assessment  (Ordinance)

 

Water Bureau

 891  Authorize a contract with Cadre, Inc. for site specific and practical training related to Hazardous Materials Operations, Emergency Response, and Wilderness and Primary Responder in the amount of $126,000  (Ordinance)

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

Mayor Charlie   Hales

Bureau of Police

*892  Accept a grant in the amount of $483,619 and appropriate $360,000 for FY 2014-15   from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of   Justice Assistance FY14 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant Program to prevent or reduce crime and violence  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested

 

City Budget   Office

*893  Authorize an Intergovernmental Agreement with the Portland Development Commission for   FY 2014-15 economic development activities  (Ordinance)  20 minutes requested

 

Office of   Management and Finance

*894  Authorize Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal and Redevelopment Refunding Bonds  (Ordinance)

 

 895  Repeal outdated City Code chapters relating to Civic Stadium and Portland Zoo  (Ordinance; repeal Code Chapters 20.24 and 20.28)

 

 896  Authorize a three year lease extension with Columbia Square LLC for the Revenue Bureau leased premises at 111 SW Columbia   through May 31, 2018 at an average annual cost of $694,965  (Second Reading Agenda 865; amend Contract   No. 52080)

 

 

Commissioner Steve Novick

Position   No. 4

Bureau of   Transportation

 897  Authorize Bureau of Transportation to grant easements on City fee-owned land to Portland General Electric  (Ordinance)

 

 

Commissioner Nick Fish

Position   No. 2

Bureau of   Environmental Services

 898  Authorize Joint Funding Agreement between the Bureau of  Environmental Services   and the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior for   hydrologic monitoring in Johnson Creek, Columbia Slough, Willamette River, Fanno Creek and Tryon Creek for $463,130  (Ordinance)

 

 899  Declare as surplus City-owned property located at 2400 NW Front Ave and authorize the Director of the Bureau of Environmental Services to proceed with a public sale of the property  (Second Reading Agenda 854)

 

 900  Declare as surplus City-owned property located at NW Nicolai St and NW 22nd Ave and authorize the Director of the   Bureau of Environmental Services to proceed with a public sale of the   property  (Second Reading Agenda 855)

 

Water Bureau

*901  Authorize a contract with Analytical Services, Inc. in the amount of $250,000 for   laboratory services for Cryptosporidium and Giardia water analysis  (Ordinance)    10 minutes requested

 

 

WEDNESDAY,   2:00 PM, AUGUST 27, 2014

 

*902  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Authorize acquisition of approximately 25 acres of property located between I-84 and I-205 near Rocky Butte from the Oregon Department of Transportation for the future development of the Gateway Green project  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Fritz)  30 minutes requested

 

 903  TIME CERTAIN: 2:30 PM – Accept final   presentation and report on BoyStrength grant funded services, and accept final reports by Janus Youth, Sexual Assault Resource Center, and Lifeworks staff on grant funded services for survivors of human trafficking  (Report introduced by Commissioner   Fritz)  30 minutes requested

 

 

THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, AUGUST 28, 2014

 

 904  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM - Appeal of Arlington Neighborhood Association and Hilary Mackenzie against Hearings   Officer’s decision to approve a conditional use review and an environmental review for proposed development at the Portland Japanese Garden at 400 SW Kingston Avenue  (Hearing introduced by Commissioner Fritz; LU 14-122172 CU EN)  3 hours requested

 

         Hearings Officer's Decision  &  Attachments

          

 

 

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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