Authorize Intergovernmental Agreement between United States Coast Guard and Portland Fire & Rescue to provide fire protection and emergency medical, hazardous material and confined space rescue services
The City of Portland ordains:
Section 1. The Council finds:
- The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Cutter Bluebell, is located at 6767 N Basin Ave, Portland OR, 97217.
- The USCG requests Portland Fire & Rescue to provide fire protection and emergency medical, hazardous material and confined space rescue services.
- Portland Fire & Rescue’s Station 24 has a specialty trained marine program equipped with suppression of shipboard fires.
- Station 6 has one Fireboat; the Williams.
NOW, THEREFORE, the Council directs:
- The Portland Fire & Rescue Chief is hereby authorized to execute an intergovernmental grant agreement with the United States Coast Guard in a form substantially similar to the agreement attached as Exhibit A.
- The Portland Fire & Rescue Chief is hereby authorized to sign modifications to the IGA provided such modifications do not increase the City of Portland’s financial obligation or risk.
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
Purpose of Proposed Legislation and Background Information
- IGA identifies the terms and conditions for PF&R to provide fire suppression services to USCG Cutter Bluebell.
Financial and Budgetary Impacts
Reimbursement to PF&R for the cost of firefighting on USCGC Bluebell is governed by section 2210, title 15, United States Code (U.S.C.), and the implementing regulations set forth in title 44, part 151, of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR).
Community Impacts and Community Involvement
100% Renewable Goal
Budget Office Financial Impact Analysis
Costs will be reimbursed based on federal regulations. CBO's understanding is that this is not anticipated to have workload impacts on PF&R based on the limited frequency of services that would be provided, but did not receive confirmation from the bureau.
922 Consent Agenda in November 2-3, 2022 Council Agenda
Passed to second reading
943 Consent Agenda in November 9, 2022 Council Agenda
- Commissioner Mingus Mapps Yea
- Commissioner Carmen Rubio Yea
- Commissioner Dan Ryan Yea
- Former Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty Absent
- Mayor Ted Wheeler Yea