POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Hull Caballero Divisions Council Clerk/Contracts Council Agenda
Current Council Agenda
Current Agenda Items
Agenda is hyper-linked to these documents for your convenience.
Council Meetings on Video
Council Meetings - live and archived
Upcoming Agenda Items
A calendar of future Council items
Work Sessions
Additional Council meetings; City Budget meetings
Council Records
Past Meeting Records: Agenda, Audio, Video, Ordinances, Resolutions, Reports, Minutes.

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.   


Final Council documents available in EfilesCouncil Records link


Council Agenda for August 5, 2015  (Printable version)



City   Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue

WEDNESDAY, 9:30 AM, AUGUST 5, 2015


 815  Request of Marvin Sannes to address Council regarding destruction of World Trade Center 7  (Communication)


 816  Request of Shedrick Jay Wilkins to address   Council regarding Hanford Columbia well    (Communication)


 817  Request of Charles Johnson to address   Council regarding #WarOnWomen via #rapeKit plus simultaneous failures of   others  (Communication)


 818  Request of David Davis to address Council   regarding police civil rights violations during homeless sweeps  (Communication)


 819  Request of Greg Schifsky to address Council   regarding Portland's trees and the new Title 11  (Communication)



 820  TIME CERTAIN: 9:30 AM – Proclaim August 6, 2015 to be Voting Rights Day in Portland  (Proclamation introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Saltzman)  15 minutes requested





Mayor Charlie Hales

 821  Appoint Don Vallaster to the Design Commission for a term to expire August 14, 2019  (Report)


Bureau of Police

*822  Extend Intergovernmental Agreement with Home Forward through September 30, 2017 to   continue to provide patrol services at the New Columbia housing sites  (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 30002975)


Office of Management and Finance

*823  Pay claim of Glitz, LLC dba Dante's in the sum of $12,398 involving Water Bureau  (Ordinance)


*824  Pay claim of Portland Leeds Living, LLC-Tess O'Brien Apartments in the sum of $125,000   involving the Bureau of Development Services  (Ordinance)



Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

 825  Amend contract with Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway in the amount of $5,485 for cost increases for track removal and reconstruction, and provide for further amended amounts for Project No. E09017  (Second Reading Agenda 809;   amend Contract)





Mayor Charlie Hales

Office of Management and Finance

 826  Authorize a Partial Compliance Agreement between the City on behalf of Portland Parks & Recreation and Laborers’ Local 483, Laborers’ International Union of North America that partially implements Arbitrator David Stiteler’s Opinion and Award concerning the Bargaining Unit Work Grievance filed under the Recreation collective bargaining agreement  (Second Reading Agenda 806)



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No. 3

Portland Housing Bureau

*827  Replace the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program and establish annual program cap  (Ordinance; replace Code Chapter 3.103)  20 minutes requested




Commissioner Nick Fish

Position No. 2

Bureau of Environmental Services

 828  Authorize a contract with the lowest responsive   bidder for construction of the Inverness 30-inch Force Main Repair Project No. E10629 for an estimated $582,000    (Ordinance) 



WEDNESDAY, 2:00 PM, AUGUST 5, 2015






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).


City Council meetings can be viewed at http://www.portlandoregon.gov/video.

The meetings are also cablecast on CityNet 30, Portland Community Media television.


                                                                                          Mary Hull Caballero

                                                                                          Auditor of the City of Portland




Testimony is taken on all Agenda items except Communications and Second Readings.  To testify, sign up on a testimony sheet as you enter Council Chambers on the day of the meeting.  Individuals have 3 minutes to testify, unless otherwise stated at the meeting.


Written testimony may be emailed or mailed to the Council Clerk prior to the meeting.


To schedule a Communication, email or mail your request to the Council Clerk.

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


Clerk Email: karla.moore-love@portlandoregon.gov

Council Clerk Testimony: cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov  

US Mail: Council Clerk, 1221 SW Fourth Ave., Room 130, Portland OR  97204




Declaration Required by Lobbyists.  Portland City Code 2.12.060 states:  Prior to offering public testimony before City officials, at the beginning of any meetings or phone calls with City officials, or in emails and letters to City officials, a lobbyist must declare which lobbying entity he or she is authorized to represent for that communication.




“Be a part of the picture…get involved with your City…volunteer for a City of Portland Board or Commission.  For more information, a brochure, or a volunteer application, stop by the Office of Neighborhood Involvement in City Hall or call 503-823-4519.”


PDF Information
Some of the links on this page are to PDF documents. To open PDF files you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, it is available for free from Adobe.com.
Download Adobe Acrobat PDF Reader
Questions & Comments
If you have any questions or comments, please contact our site administrator.