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May 15-16, 2024 Council Agenda

Council Agenda Number
5765

1900 SW Fourth Avenue, Room 2500, Portland, OR 97201

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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.

Commissioner Ryan arrived at 9:34 a.m.

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

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

Council recessed at 11:20 a.m. and reconvened at 11:28 a.m.
Council recessed at 12:14p.m.

Communications

369

Disposition
Placed on File

370

Disposition
Placed on File

371

Disposition
Placed on File

372

Disposition
Placed on File

373

Disposition
Placed on File

Time Certain

374

Time certain
9:45 am
Time requested
30 minutes (1 of 2)
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 22, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

375

Time certain
9:45 am
Time requested
30 minutes (2 of 2)
Disposition
Passed to second reading as amended
Motion to substitute Exhibits C and E: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-5)
Passed to second reading as amended May 22, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

376

Time certain
10:15 am
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

377

Document number
377-2024
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Time certain
10:35 am
Time requested
20 minutes
Disposition
Placed on File

Consent Agenda

378

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

379

Document number
191711
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
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

380

Document number
191712
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
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

381

Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 22, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

382

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

383

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

384

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

385

Time requested
15 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 22, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

386

Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 22, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

387

Document number
191717
Introduced by
Commissioner Mingus Mapps
Bureau
Environmental Services
Second reading agenda item 366.
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

388

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

389

Time requested
10 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 22, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

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

Council recessed at 2:49 p.m. and reconvened at 3:00 p.m.
Council recessed at 4:54 p.m. and reconvened at 5:01 p.m.

Council recessed at 5:37 p.m.

Time Certain

390

Document number
390-2024
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
City Budget Office
Time certain
2:00 pm
Time requested
2 hours
Disposition
Placed on File As Amended
Mayor Wheeler Amendments
1) Motion to update Attachment A to reflect the correct State Shared Revenue amount of $26,997,152 for FY 2024-25: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5)
Motion to consider the changes to the Proposed Budget as described in the memo, “Approval of the Budget for the City of Portland”: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5)
2) Motion to add attachment I with corrected Tax Levy Computation table: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-5) 
3) Motion to restore funding for one People & Culture position and one recruiter position in the Bureau of Human Resources: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5) 
4) Motion to make a technical adjustment to recognize beginning fund balance in the Public Elections Fund: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Mapps. (Y-5)

Mayor Wheeler - Commissioner Rubio Amendment
1) Motion to add funding to the Bureau of Human Resources to support expedited hiring for the Portland Clean Energy and Community Benefits Fund: Moved by Wheeler and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5)

Commissioner Gonzalez Amendments
1) Motion to replace budget notes “Public Safety Budget Monitoring” and “Portland Fire & Rescue Budget Governance and Monitoring” with “Oversight and Governance of Public Safety Spending.”: Moved by Gonzalez and seconded by Ryan. (Y-5)
2) Motion to evaluate organizational structure and relative staffing of City Administrator, City Council, and Mayor’s Office: Moved by Gonzalez and seconded by Ryan. (Y-5) 

Commissioner Ryan Amendments
1) Motion to direct the City Budget Office to work with the Interim Deputy City Administrators to compile a listing of direct and indirect costs for all services associated with the range of programs developed to address homelessness and its impact on Portland communities: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-5)
3) Motion to direct the City Budget Office and the Bureau of Human Resources to analyze the bureau-by-bureau impacts of the recent change in the methodology for developing rates charged to bureaus for employee health benefits. Moved by Ryan and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-5) 
4) Motion to direct the City Economist to modify the Current Appropriation Level (CAL) for FY 2025-26 to add $7 million to the Portland Parks & Recreation General Fund Discretionary base for purposes of calculating annual increases in CAL in perpetuity (or until the $7 million GF is restored to the bureau): Moved by Ryan and seconded by Gonzalez. Motion withdrawn. 
5) Motion to restore Portland Parks & Recreation General Fund for 5% reduction on Park Rangers: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-Ryan, Gonzalez; N-Mapps, Rubio, Wheeler). Motion failed to pass.  
6) Motion to restore Portland Parks & Recreation General Fund for 5% reduction on Park Rangers: Moved by Ryan and seconded by Gonzalez. Motion withdrawn. 

Commissioner Mapps - Commissioner Ryan Amendment
1) Motion to provide one-time funding for the LGBTQIA2S+ program in the Office of Equity and Human Rights: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Ryan. (Y-5) 
2) Motion to forecast inflation in multi-year PCEF allocations: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Rubio. (Y-5) 

Motion to approve updates to the change Memo: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-5) 

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 Mapps and seconded by Gonzalez. (Y-5) 

Motion to approve the Budget as amended: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Ryan. (Y-5) 

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

A public hearing will be conducted by the Tax Supervising & Conservation Commission on the Approved Budget on June 11, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.
The Budget Adoption hearing will be June 12, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. time certain

391

Document number
391-2024
Introduced by
Commissioner Carmen Rubio
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Prosper Portland
Time certain
4:00 pm
Time requested
1 hour
Disposition
Placed on File
Motion to accept the report: Moved by Mapps and seconded by Gonzalez.
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

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: Beth Woodard, Deputy City Attorney; Rebecca Dobert, Acting Council Clerk

Council adjourned at 3:11 p.m.

Time Certain

392

Time certain
2:00 pm
Time requested
45 minutes
Disposition
Passed to second reading
Passed to second reading May 22, 2024 at 9:30 a.m.

393

Document number
191719
Introduced by
Mayor Ted Wheeler
Bureau
Management and Finance
Human Resources
Time certain
2:45 pm
Time requested
1 hour
Disposition
Passed
Votes
Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
Commissioner Rene Gonzalez Yea
Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

394

Time certain
3:45 pm
Time requested
1 hour
Disposition
Referred to Commissioner of Public Utilities