190658

Emergency Ordinance

*Accept a grant in the amount of $379,823 from Oregon Department of Transportation, authorize Intergovernmental Agreement to install pedestrian islands and signals on NE Killingsworth St between Martin Luther King Junior Blvd and 33rd Ave

Passed

The City of Portland ordains:

Section 1.  The Council finds:

  1. The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) applied to The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) for a grant in the amount of $379,823 for NE Killingsworth Street between Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard and 33rd Avenue on 5/7/2018; and
  2. ODOT has notified the City of Portland that it will award a grant for NE Killingsworth Street between Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard and 33rd Avenue to PBOT in the amount of $379,823;
  3. The City of Portland wishes to exchange unspent federal funds for state funds, in order to fund installing pedestrian islands and signals on NE Killingsworth Street between Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard and 33rd Avenue using state funding. The Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) has determined that the City of Portland is eligible for state funds for the work to be performed under the attached agreement (Exhibit A) through the State Funded Local Project (SFLP) Program. The Parties enter into the attached Agreements to exchange these funds, identify the Projects that will be funded with the state funds, and describe the method State will use to reimburse Agency for work performed on the Projects using the state funds, including establishing invoicing requirements and the proportional reimbursement rate; and
  4. The SFLP State funds for these for this project totals and are limited to $379,823.

NOW, THEREFORE, the Council directs:

  1. The Commissioner-in-Charge is hereby authorized to accept on behalf of the City of Portland a grant from the Oregon Department of Transportation for NE Killingsworth Street between Martin Luther King Junior Boulevard and 33rd Avenue in the amount of $379,823.  Any increases to the Grant Amount must be approved by the City Council.
  2. The Commissioner-in-charge to execute an Intergovernmental Agreement in the amount of $379,823 in a form similar to the contract attached as Exhibit A.
  3. The Commissioner-in-Charge is authorized to execute amendments, approved as to form by the City Attorney, to the scope of the services or the terms and conditions of this Agreement, provided the changes do not increase the City’s financial risk.
  4. The OMF Grants Office is 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 online grant documents on the Commissioner-in-Charge’s behalf.              

Section 2.  The Council declares that an emergency exists because a delay would unnecessarily delay the City’s ability to perform the activities authorized by 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

924 Consent Agenda in December 22, 2021 Council Agenda

Passed

  • Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
  • Commissioner Carmen Rubio Absent
  • 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