190610

Emergency Ordinance

*Authorize the Director of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability to execute a grant agreement with the National Park Service, accept funds from Community Partners for Affordable Housing, and enter a contract for an LGBTQ+ Historic Resources Survey and Context Statement to support identifying and designating underrepresented historic sites

Passed

The City of Portland ordains:

Section 1. The Council finds:

  1. The National Park Service has notified the City of Portland that it has been awarded an Underrepresented Communities Grant in the amount of $50,000.
  2. Community Partners for Affordable Housing has notified the City of Portland that it will provide funds in the amount of $17,500.
  3. This grant and funds will support continued work of the Historic Resources Program in identifying and designating underrepresented historic sites. 
  4. A local match for the Underrepresented Communities Grant in the amount of $52,807 will be provided by the General Fund Historic Resources Program.  The match will be in the form of salary, benefits, and payroll taxes included in BPS FY 2021-22 Adopted Budget. 

NOW, THEREFORE, the Council directs:

  1. The Director of the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (Director) is hereby authorized to accept on behalf of the City of Portland a grant from the National Park Service in the amount of $50,000 with a $52,907 in-kind matching requirement for the LGBTQ+ Historic Resources Survey and Context Statement and to execute a Grant Agreement substantially similar to Exhibit A.
  2. The Director is hereby authorized to accept funds for support the LGBTQ+ Historic Resources Survey and Context Statement in the amount of $17,500 from the Community Partners for Affordable Housing (CPAH) and to execute a grant agreement with CPAH. 
  3. The FY 2021-22 budget is hereby amended as follows.
    GRANT FUND
    Fund: 217
    Business Area – PN
    Bureau Program Expenses - $67,500
  4. BPS and the Office of Management & Finance Grants Division are authorized to perform all administrative matters in relation to the grant application, grant agreement or amendments, requests for reimbursement from the grantor, and to submit required grant documents on the Director’s behalf.
  5. The BPS Director is authorized to execute amendments to the agreements authorized in sections A and B above, provided such modifications do not increase the City’s financial obligation or risk. Any modifications that increase the City’s financial obligation or risk must be authorized by the City Council.
  6. The BPS Director is authorized to execute a contract in an amount not to exceed $50,000, in conformance with the obligations in the grant agreement, and in a form to be approved by the City Attorney, to provide professional services.

Section 2. The Council declares that an emergency exists because a delay would jeopardize the City’s ability to timely perform its obligations under the grant; therefore, this Ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage by the Council.

An ordinance when passed by the Council shall be signed by the Auditor. It shall be carefully filed and preserved in the custody of the Auditor (City Charter Chapter 2 Article 1 Section 2-122)

Passed by Council

Auditor of the City of Portland
Mary Hull Caballero

Impact Statement

Agenda Items

841 Consent Agenda in December 1, 2021 Council Agenda

Passed

  • Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
  • Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
  • Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
  • Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Yea
  • Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea

Requested Agenda Type

Consent

Date and Time Information

Requested Council Date