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Emergency Ordinance

*Authorize a competitive solicitation and contract with the lowest responsible bidder for the Central Eastside Access and Circulation Project


The City of Portland ordains:                                     

Section 1.  The Council finds:

  1. The Central Eastside Access and Circulation project will improve freight access and circulation and reduce multimodal conflicts in the Central Eastside by adding and modifying traffic signals.
  2. The project is consistent with the adopted SE Quadrant, Central City 2035 and Central City in Motion plans.
  3. The Bureau of Transportation has funds budgeted in FY 2022 and proposed FY 2022 for construction, inspection and management of the project.
  4. The Bureau's level of confidence in the cost estimate for this project is moderate; the project is defined and plans and specifications are nearing completion.  

  NOW, THEREFORE, the Council directs:

  1. The Chief Procurement Officer is authorized to facilitate the competitive solicitation process in accordance with City Code 5.34 to obtain the lowest most responsible bidder.
  2. Upon the Council’s acceptance of the Chief Procurement Officer’s report recommending the lowest responsible bidder, the Chief Procurement Officer is authorized to award, negotiate and execute a contract, provided the contract has been approved as to form by the City Attorney’s Office.
  3. The  Mayor and City Auditor to draw and deliver warrants chargeable to T00718.C42 when demand is presented and approved by the proper authority.

Section 2.  The Council declares that an emergency exists because design is nearly complete and any delay could delay construction and increase costs; 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

Budget Office Financial Impact Analysis

This legislation will authorize PBOT to bid the Central Eastside Access and Circulation project. The total project budget is $5.6 million. Costs for this project to be posted in PBOT's Capital Project T00718.C42 which has been included in the bureau's FY 2021-22 Adopted Budget and five-year CIP forecast. The project funding sources include Transportation System Development Charges ($2.4M) and local (non-federal) Metro grant ($3.2M).

Document History

Item 104 Consent Agenda in February 16-17, 2022 Council Agenda

City Council


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

Requested Agenda Type


Date and Time Information

Requested Council Date