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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 Thursday 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 February 17-18, 2016 (Printable version) 

 *** REVISED TO ADD 158-1 ***


City Hall  -  1221 SW Fourth Avenue



 143  Request of Anne McLaughlin to address   Council regarding National Court Reporter and Captioning Week  (Communication)


 144  Request of Terri Mundt to address Council   regarding National Court Reporter and Captioning Week  (Communication)


 145  Request of Tevin Green to address Council   regarding working at LNS Captioning    (Communication)


 146  Request of Lightning Watchdog PDX to   address Council regarding propose City of Portland purchase Wapato  (Communication)


 147  Request of Trena Sutton to address Council   regarding sweeps and clean ups    (Communication)



 148  TIME CERTAIN: 9:45 AM – Amend   Intergovernmental Agreement with Metro for development of a Preferred   Alternative Package, Locally Preferred Alternative and Draft Environmental   Impact Statement for the Southwest Corridor Plan  (Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick;   amend Contract No. 30004541)  45 minutes requested


*149  TIME CERTAIN:   10:30 AM – Ratify   a Letter of Agreement between the City on behalf of Portland Parks &   Recreation and Laborers’ Local 483, Laborers’ International Union of North   America that places the City in full compliance with Arbitrator David   Stiteler’s May 1, 2015 Opinion and Award concerning the April 2013 Grievance   filed under the Recreation collective bargaining agreement  (Ordinance introduced by Mayor Hales)  15 minutes requested


  150  TIME CERTAIN: 10:45 AM – Vacate a portion of N   Lombard St between N Richmond Ave and N Charleston Ave subject to certain   conditions and reservations  (Previous   Agenda 141; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick; VAC-10109)  30 minutes requested   


    City Engineer's Report    





Commissioner Amanda Fritz

 Position No. 1

Office of   Neighborhood Involvement

*151  Amend agreement   with Resolutions Northwest in the amount of $28,000 for restorative justice   services in the Parkrose School District    (Ordinance; amend Contract No. 38117)



City Auditor Mary   Hull Caballero

*152  Assess property   for system development charge contracts, private plumbing loan contracts and   safety net loan deferral contracts (Ordinance; Z0816, K0159, T0171, W0047,   Z1199, K0160, T0172, Z0817, W0048, P0137, P0138)





Mayor Charlie Hales

Bureau of Police

*153  Authorize a   competitive solicitation for the provision of treatment readiness services,   transitional housing, and follow-up retention support services to   chemically-dependent, homeless adult chronic arrestees  (Previous Agenda 134)  10 minutes requested



Commissioner Amanda Fritz

Position No.   1

Portland Parks &   Recreation

*154  Authorize a contract with Nevue Ngan Associates for design and construction administration   services for the Ventura Park Play Area Improvements and Loo Installation for a total not-to-exceed amount of $120,000  (Ordinance)


*155  Authorize   contract with PLACE Studio, LLC for master planning for the Washington Park   Master Plan Update Project at a not to exceed amount of $368,800  (Ordinance)  10 minutes requested


 156  Reallocate City's Local Share of the 2006 Metro Natural Areas Bond  (Ordinance)  10 minutes   requested



Commissioner Dan Saltzman

Position No.   3

Portland Housing   Bureau

 157  Approve and terminate limited tax   exemptions for properties under the Homebuyer Opportunity and Multiple-Unit   Limited Tax Exemption Programs    (Resolution)


 158  Approve application to extend the property   tax exemption under the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption Program for Sitka   Apartments located at 1230 NW 12th Ave    (Second Reading Agenda 137)






TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Amend Bond Ave roadway realignments in the South Waterfront District Street Plan, Criteria   and Standards document  (Previous Agenda 142; Resolution introduced by Commissioner Novick)  5 minutes requested


 159  TIME CERTAIN: 2:05 PM – Accept annual report   from the Age-Friendly Portland Initiative    (Report introduced by Commissioner Fish)       30 minutes requested


 160  TIME CERTAIN: 2:30 PM – Direct the Bureau of   Planning and Sustainability to develop code language for Council   consideration to require deconstruction for the city’s oldest and most   historic houses and duplexes    (Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales)  2 hours requested



THURSDAY, 2:00 PM, FEBRUARY 18, 2016


 161  TIME CERTAIN: 2:00 PM – Vacate a portion of   SE Harrison St east of SE 3rd Ave subject to certain conditions   and reservations  (Previous Agenda 119;   Hearing; Ordinance introduced by Commissioner Novick; VAC-10106)   4 hours requested for items 161-163


 162  Approve and adopt zoning confirmation   letter responding to request for zoning confirmation on SE 3rd and Harrison,   submitted by Right 2 Dream Too    (Previous Agenda 120; Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and   Commissioner Fritz)


 163  Affirm the City of Portland's intent to   relocate Right 2 Dream Too onto City property located on SE 3rd and   Harrison  (Previous Agenda 121;   Resolution introduced by Mayor Hales and Commissioner Fritz)



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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