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May 17-18, 2023 Council Agenda

Council Agenda Number
5713

City Hall  –  1221 SW Fourth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204

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Meeting Minutes

In this Agenda

Session Status
Recessed
Council in Attendance
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez
Commissioner Mingus Mapps

Mayor Wheeler presided. 

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

The Consent Agenda was adopted on a Y-5 roll call.

Council recessed at 11:31 a.m. and reconvened at 11:42 a.m.

Council recessed at 12:41 p.m.

Communications

376

Disposition
Placed on File

377

Disposition
Placed on File

378

Disposition
Placed on File

380

Disposition
Placed on File

Time Certain

381

Document number
191289
Introduced by
Commissioner Mingus Mapps
Bureau
Environmental Services
Time certain
9:45 am
Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 24, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.

Consent Agenda

382

Document number
191274
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Revenue and Financial Services
Risk Management
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

383

Document number
191275
Introduced by
Commissioner Mingus Mapps
Bureau
Environmental Services
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

384

Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 24, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.

385

Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

Regular Agenda

386

Document number
386-2023
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Community Safety Division
Time requested
20 minutes
Disposition
Accepted
Motion to accept the report: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Rubio.
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

387

Document number
191277
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Revenue and Financial Services
Risk Management
Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

388

Second reading agenda item 368.
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

389

Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 24, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.

390

Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

391

Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 24, 2023 at 9:30 a.m.

392

Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Referred to Commissioner of Public Safety

393

Time requested
20 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

Four-Fifths Agenda

393 - 1

Document number
191281
Introduced by
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez
Bureau
Emergency Management
Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

393 - 2

Document number
191282
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Human Resources
Management and Finance
Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

Session Status
Recessed
Council in Attendance
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez
Commissioner Mingus Mapps

Council convened at 2:06 p.m.

Mayor Wheeler presided. 

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

Council recessed at 4:08 p.m. and reconvened at 4:18 p.m.

Council recessed at 5:14 p.m.

Time Certain

394

Document number
394-2023
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
City Budget Office
Time certain
2:00 pm
Time requested
3 hours
Disposition
Placed on File As Amended
Motion to approve technical change to Attachment B: Moved by Rubio and seconded by Ryan.

Mayor Ted Wheeler Amendments
1) Motion to update policy on Five-Year Financial Planning timelines and submissions: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5)
2) Motion to develop policy and process for timing of revenue bonds for utilities: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Ryan. (Y-5)
3) Motion for inventory and review of bureau-specific fees: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)
4) Motion to reduce rate growth for Water Bureau water retail rates to the FY 2022-23 forecast of 7.7% growth: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Ryan. (Y-3 Ryan, Rubio, Wheeler; N-2 Gonzalez, Mapps)
5) Motion to reduce rate growth for Bureau of Environmental Services sewer rates to the FY 2022-23 forecast of 3.15%: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Rubio. (Y-3 Ryan, Rubio, Wheeler; N-2 Gonzalez, Mapps)
6) Motion to reduce on-street metered parking by $.40 per hour in the Portland Bureau of Transportation FY 2023-24 Budget Transportation Operating Fund: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Ryan. (Y-1 Wheeler; N-4 Ryan, Gonzalez, Mapps, Rubio). Motion failed to pass.

Commissioner Carmen Rubio Amendments
1) Motion to maintain FY 2023-24 System Development Charges at FY 2022-23 rates: Moved by Rubio and seconded by Ryan. (Y-5)
2) Motion to centralize coordination of forecasts FY 2024-25 Budget Development: Moved by Rubio and seconded by Wheeler. (Y-5)

Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Amendments
1) Motion to provide direction for call response and allocation review for medical response: Moved by Gonzalez and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5)
2) Motion for overtime analysis and reporting structure for Portland Fire and Rescue: Moved by Gonzalez and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5)
3) Motion to realign $400,000 in one-time General Fund discretionary resources allocated to the Community Safety Division in the Office of Management & Finance to the Portland Fire Bureau for onboarding and training new Fire Fighters: Moved by Gonzalez and seconded by Wheeler. (Y-Ryan, Gonzalez, Mapps, Rubio; N-Wheeler)

Commissioner Dan Ryan Amendments
1) Motion for assessment of City Arts Program and future agreements: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)
2) Motion for outgoing City grants policy and process review: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)

Commissioner Dan Ryan and Commissioner Carmen Rubio Amendment
1) Motion for one-time funding for the Diversity and Civic Leadership program: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)

Commissioner Mapps Amendment
1) Motion to reduce on-street metered parking by $.20 per hour in the Portland Bureau of Transportation FY 2023-24 Budget Transportation Operating Fund: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-4 Ryan, Gonzalez, Mapps, Rubio; N-1 Wheeler)

Motion to approve changes to the Proposed Budget as presented in the Memo and Attachments B, C and D as amended by the individual floor amendments: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-5)

Motion to approve the Budget as amended: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Rubio. (Y-Ryan, Gonzalez, Rubio, Wheeler; N-Mapps)

Motion to approve Tax Levies: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-5)

Session Status
Adjourned
Council in Attendance
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez
Commissioner Mingus Mapps

Mayor Wheeler presided. 

Officers in attendance: Lauren King, Senior Deputy City Attorney; Christina Thomas, Acting Council Clerk

Council adjourned at 2:13 p.m.

Time Certain

395

Document number
395-2023
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Bureau
Prosper Portland
Time certain
2:00 pm
Time requested
30 minutes
Disposition
Placed on File
Motion to accept the report: Moved by Rubio and seconded by Ryan.

Record is kept by Prosper Portland Budget Committee Clerk.
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea