Emergency Ordinance

*Authorize Bureau of Human Resources Director to execute amendments to the Intergovernmental Agreement with Portland State University for the Hatfield Resident Fellows program not to exceed $960,000 (amend Contract No. 30006407)


The City of Portland ordains: 

Section 1. The Council finds:

  1. City Council previously approved funding for Hatfield Resident Fellows program under Ordinance No. 188918 in May 2018 for the intergovernmental agreement between the City and Portland State University for four years in an amount not to exceed $960,000.
  2. The Bureau of Human Resources is seeking authority to execute three contract amendments  and continue to fulfill the agreement with Portland State University.  Amendment 1 increases the cost per fellow from $40,000 to $43,000 (Exhibit A).  Amendment 2 adds language regarding the Public Service Fellows (Exhibit B).  Amendment 3 extends the agreement through June 30, 2023 (Exhibit C).

NOW, THEREFORE, the Council directs:

  1. The Chief Human Resources Officer is hereby authorized to amend the intergovernmental agreement on behalf of the City, provided such amendments do not cause the amount of the agreement to exceed $960,000, as shown in Exhibits A, B, and C.

Section 2.   The Council declares that an emergency exists because of the harm that would result from a delay in funding the work provided by the Hatfield Resident Fellows; 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

Purpose of Proposed Legislation and Background Information

The Bureau of Human Resources is seeking authority to execute the three contract amendments, as shown in the exhibits, and continue to fulfill the agreement with Portland State University.

Financial and Budgetary Impacts

Funding is available in the Bureau's budget.

Community Impacts and Community Involvement

Adoption of this Ordinance will positively impact the community by supporting the development of diverse leadership in the public sector.

100% Renewable Goal

This action has no impact on the City’s renewable energy goal.

Document History

Item 884 Consent Agenda in October 21-27, 2022 Council Agenda

City Council


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

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