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December 15-16, 2021 Council Agenda

Council Agenda Number
5639

Please note, City Hall is closed to the public due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Under Portland City Code and state law, the City Council is holding this meeting electronically. All members of council are attending remotely by video and teleconference, and the City has made several avenues available for the public to listen to the audio broadcast of this meeting. The meeting is available to the public on the City's YouTube Channel, eGov PDX, www.portlandoregon.gov/video and Channel 30.

The public may provide written testimony to Council by emailing the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

The Council is taking these steps as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to limit in-person contact and promote social distancing. The pandemic is an emergency that threatens the public health, safety and welfare which requires us to meet remotely by electronic communications. Thank you all for your patience, flexibility and understanding as we manage through this difficult situation to do the City’s business.

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Meeting Records

Disposition Agenda

Audio Recording

Meeting Minutes

In this Agenda

Session Status
Recessed

Registration is closed. The public can provide written testimony to Council by emailing the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

Council in Attendance
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty
Commissioner Mingus Mapps

Mayor Wheeler presided. 

Officers in attendance: Lauren King, Deputy City Attorney; Keelan McClymont, Council Clerk

Items 883, 886, and 889 were pulled from the Consent Agenda and on a Y-5 roll call, the balance of the Consent Agenda was adopted.

Council recessed at 11:55 a.m. and reconvened at 12:00 p.m.

Council recessed at 1:28 p.m.

Communications

875

Disposition
Placed on File

877

Disposition
Placed on File

878

Disposition
Placed on File

Time Certain

880

Document number
880-2021
Introduced by
Commissioner Mingus Mapps
Time certain
9:45 am
Time requested
30 minutes
Disposition
Placed on File

Consent Agenda

881

Document number
190652
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Mingus Mapps
Bureau
City Budget Office
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading December 22, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

882

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

883

Item 883 was pulled from the Consent Agenda for discussion.
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

884

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

885

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

886

Item 886 was pulled from the Consent Agenda for discussion.
Disposition
Passed As Amended
Motion to add emergency clause due to the ongoing crisis that Portland Fire & Rescue has been responding to, it's in the City's best interest to put this policy into place as soon as possible: Moved by Hardesty and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5)
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

887

Second reading agenda item 864.
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

888

Document number
37557
Introduced by
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Bureau
Housing Bureau
Disposition
Adopted
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

889

Document number
37559
Introduced by
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Bureau
Housing Bureau
Item 889 was pulled from the Consent Agenda for discussion.
Disposition
Referred to Commissioner of Public Works

890

Document number
190635
Introduced by
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Bureau
Housing Bureau
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

891

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

892

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

893

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

894

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

895

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

896

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

897

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

898

Document number
190643
Introduced by
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty
Bureau
Portland Fire & Rescue
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

899

Document number
190644
Introduced by
Former Auditor Mary Hull Caballero
Bureau
Elections Office
Second reading agenda item 870.
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

Regular Agenda

900

Document number
900-2021
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Bureau
Housing Bureau
Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Confirmed
Motion to accept the report: Moved by Hardesty and seconded by Ryan.
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

901

Document number
901-2021
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Bureau
Housing Bureau
Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Confirmed
Motion to accept the report: Moved by Hardesty and seconded by Ryan.
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

902

Document number
37558
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Revenue and Financial Services
Time requested
5 minutes
Disposition
Continued
Continued to December 22, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

903

Document number
190645
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Human Resources
Management and Finance
Second reading agenda item 862.
Disposition
Passed As Amended
Motion to add emergency clause in order that the classification and compensation action may occur without delay: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Hardesty. (Y-5)
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

904

Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading December 22, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

905

Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading December 22, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

906

Second reading agenda item 872.
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

907

Second reading agenda item 873.
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

908

Time requested
25 minutes
Previous agenda item 850.
Disposition
Accepted
Motion to accept the report: Moved by Hardesty and seconded by Mapps.
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

909

Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

910

Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading December 22, 2021 at 9:30 a.m.

Session Status
Recessed

Registration is closed. The public can provide written testimony to Council by emailing the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

Council in Attendance
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty
Commissioner Mingus Mapps

Mayor Wheeler presided. Commissioner Ryan presided at 2:03 p.m.

Commissioner Rubio arrived at 2:02 p.m. 

Officers in attendance: Lauren King, Deputy City Attorney; Keelan McClymont, Council Clerk

Council recessed at 3:53 p.m.

Time Certain

911

Document number
190687
Introduced by
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Bureau
Planning and Sustainability (BPS)
Time certain
2:00 pm
Time requested
2 hours
Previous agenda item 791.

Visit Historic Resources Code Project webpage for more information, https://www.portland.gov/bps/hrcp

Disposition
Continued As Amended
Oral and written record are closed.

Motion to allow 10’ of bonus height for certain development proposals in Historic and Conservation Districts in the CM2 Commercial Mixed Use zone: Moved by Hardesty and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)

Motion to allow certain affordable housing proposals subject to historic resource review to be processed through a Type II or Type Ix procedure following a required design advice request meeting: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Hardesty. (Y-5)

Motion to eliminate an existing demolition review approval criterion related to “reasonable economic use” and amend the remaining demolition review approval criteria to ensure underrepresented histories and economic consequences to owners are considered by the decision-maker: Moved by Hardesty and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)

Motion to allow permits for interior alterations to be issued during 120-day delay, consistent with the applicability of historic resource review: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Hardesty. (Y-5)

Motion to allow for independent recommendations from the Planning and Sustainability Commission and the Historic Landmarks Commission concerning the designation or removal of Historic and Conservation Districts: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Ryan. (Y-1 Mapps; N-4 Rubio, Ryan, Hardesty, Wheeler). Motion failed to pass.

Motion to adjust the Recommended Draft membership categories for the 7-member Historic Landmarks Commission (Amendment 6B): Moved by Mapps and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)

Motion to allow any Type III historic resource review proposal in the New Chinatown/Japantown Historic District to be processed as a Type II review following a required design advice request meeting: Moved by Mapps and not seconded. Vote not called.

Motion to approve a slate of minor and technical changes intended to clarify and improve the zoning code: Moved by Hardesty and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)

Continued to January 19, 2022 at 9:45 a.m. Time Certain as amended.

Session Status
Adjourned

Registration is closed. The public can provide written testimony to Council by emailing the Council Clerk at cctestimony@portlandoregon.gov.

Council in Attendance
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty
Commissioner Mingus Mapps

Mayor Wheeler presided.

Commissioner Ryan left at 3:57 p.m.

Officers in attendance: Anne Milligan, Deputy City Attorney; Keelan McClymont, Council Clerk

Council adjourned at 4:03 p.m.

Time Certain

912

Document number
190651
Introduced by
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty
Bureau
Transportation
Time certain
2:00 pm
Time requested
90 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea