January 10-11, 2024 Council Agenda

Council Agenda Number
5747

Council Chambers in City Hall are closed for renovations.

In accordance with Portland City Code and state law, City Council holds hybrid public meetings, which provide for both virtual and in-person participation. Members of council will attend virtually. Space is available for community members to watch council meetings and provide public testimony in the Lizzie Weeks Room at the Portland Building at 1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Room 100, Portland, OR 97204. The City makes several avenues available for the public to listen to and watch the broadcast of this meeting, including the City's YouTube Channel, the Open Signal website, and Xfinity Channel 30 and 330.

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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: Naomi Sheffield, Senior Deputy City Attorney; Keelan McClymont, Council Clerk

Motion to elect Commissioner Mapps President of the Council: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)

Motion to hold Council meetings at the 1900 Building, 1900 SW 4th Ave., beginning the week of January 16th, 2024 until Council Chamber renovations are complete at City Hall: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5)

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

Council recessed at 11:33 a.m. and reconvened at 11:43 a.m.
Council recessed at 1:11 p.m.

Communications

1

Disposition
Placed on File

2

Disposition
Placed on File

3

Disposition
Placed on File

4

Disposition
Placed on File

5

Disposition
Placed on File

Time Certain

6

Document number
6-2024
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Commissioner Mingus Mapps
Time certain
9:45 am
Time requested
20 minutes
Disposition
Placed on File

7

Document number
7-2024
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Government Relations
Time certain
10:05 am
Time requested
30 minutes (1 of 2)
Disposition
Accepted
Motion to accept the report: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Gonzalez.
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

8

Document number
8-2024
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Government Relations
Time certain
10:05 am
Time requested
30 minutes (2 of 2)
Disposition
Accepted
Motion to accept the report: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Mapps.
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

Consent Agenda

9

Document number
191570
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Human Resources
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

10

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

11

Document number
191586
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Revenue Division
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading January 17, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

12

Second reading agenda item 1059
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

13

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

14

Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading January 17, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

15

Document number
191574
Introduced by
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Bureau
Planning and Sustainability (BPS)
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

16

Second reading agenda item 1064.
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

17

Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading January 17, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

18

Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading January 17, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

19

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

Regular Agenda

20

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

21

Document number
37645
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
City Budget Office
Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Adopted
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

22

Document number
191577
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Human Resources
Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

23

Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Accepted - Prepare Contract
Motion to accept the report: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Rubio.
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

24

Document number
191578
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Revenue and Financial Services
Risk Management
Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

25

Document number
191579
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Revenue and Financial Services
Risk Management
Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

26

Document number
191593
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Revenue and Financial Services
Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading January 17, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

27

Document number
191580
Introduced by
Commissioner Dan Ryan
Bureau
Parks & Recreation
Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

28

Second reading agenda item 1078
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

29

Second reading agenda item 1079
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

30

Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading as amended
Motion to remove the emergency clause: Moved by Rubio and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5)
Passed to second reading as amended January 17, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

31

Document number
191583
Introduced by
Commissioner Mingus Mapps
Bureau
Environmental Services
Second reading agenda item 1072
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

32

Document number
191584
Introduced by
Commissioner Mingus Mapps
Bureau
Water
Time requested
5 minutes
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps 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

Mayor Wheeler presided.

Commissioner Mapps arrived at 2:02 p.m.

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

Council recessed at 2:50 p.m. and reconvened at 3:00 p.m.

Council recessed at 6:19 p.m.

Time Certain

33

Time certain
2:00 pm
Time requested
1 hour
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading January 31, 2024 at 10:00 a.m. Time Certain

34

Time certain
3:00 pm
Time requested
2 hours

Oral record is closed. Written record closed January 12, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. 

Disposition
Continued
Rubio Amendment 1 - Motion to align regulations with recent state law changes, remove out-of-date language, and change some regulations to align with Title 30 inclusionary housing processes: Moved by Rubio and seconded by Mapps. Vote not called.

Rubio Amendment 2 - Motion to clarify application of the ground floor window requirement in the Central City plan district: Moved by Rubio and seconded by Mapps. Vote not called.

Rubio Amendment 3 - Motion to further reduce Design Review procedures temporarily for affordable housing projects: Moved by Rubio and seconded by Mapps. Vote not called.

Gonzalez Amendment 4 - Motion to reinstate staff’s original proposal to temporarily suspend bird-safe glazing requirement in the River overlay zone and Central City plan district when a proposal includes a residential use: Moved by Gonzalez and seconded by Ryan. Vote not called.

Gonzalez Amendment 5 - Motion to Replace Planning Commission’s ecoroof recommendation with staff’s original proposal to temporarily suspend the ecoroof requirement in the Central City plan district when a proposal includes a residential use: Moved by Gonzalez and seconded by Ryan. Vote not called.

Gonzalez Amendment 6 - Motion to temporarily suspend the 35 day deadline to post the neighborhood contact sign and send notification to recognized organizations when a proposal includes a residential use: Moved by Gonzalez and seconded by Ryan. Vote not called.

Gonzalez Amendment 7 - Motion to amend directive D to add 33.475.235.B, 333.510.223.B, and 33.510.243.B.: Moved by Gonzalez and seconded by Ryan. Vote not called.

Continued to January 17, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. Time Certain

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

Mayor Wheeler presided.

Commissioner Ryan arrived at 2:02 p.m.

Officers in attendance: Linly Rees, Chief Deputy City Attorney; Keelan McClymont, Council Clerk

Council adjourned at 4:36 p.m.

Time Certain

35

Time certain
2:00 pm
Time requested
90 minutes
Disposition
Tentatively deny appeal and uphold decision of Hearings Officer
Motion to the extent that there are new facts or other new evidence in the oral statements today or submitted in written testimony, the Council intends to reject and will not consider that evidence as part of their final decision, and that will be reflected in the findings: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Ryan. (Y-5)

Motion to tentatively deny appeal and uphold the decision of the Hearings Officer, ask the applicant to add the condition proposed on October 20, 2023, prepare revised findings, and work with staff to return to Council with revised findings: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Mapps.

Prepare Findings for January 31, 2024 at 10:10 a.m. Time Certain
Votes
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea