Water Bureau surplus property - Woodward Tank

The City of Portland Water Bureau owns the property, structure, and infrastructure located at 3000 SE 109th Avenue. The Water Bureau no longer needs the property, structure, and infrastructure for on-going operations.
The Woodward Water storage tank on a hill behind a fence
Aerial view of the Woodward Water Storage tank in Southeast Portland
LocationWoodward Tank: 3000 SE 109th Ave. Portland, OR 97266
Property Description

Site Details: The site contains an aboveground concrete tank and water infrastructure.

Reason for Intent to Dispose: The Water Bureau no longer needs the property, structure, and infrastructure for on-going operations and it is excess to the bureau’s needs, except for ongoing maintenance.

Sq. Footage: 67,460

Acres: 1.55

Tax ID#: R333885 and R244372

County: Multnomah

Zone:Converted commercial segment/Recreation land

Property StatusStage 1 (see stage descriptions below)
AppraisalConducted on September 14, 2011
Land value appraised at $225,000
Conditions of sale

Water Bureau: Before the close of the sale, the Water Bureau will be responsible for making the disconnections from the water system.

Buyer: As part of the contract and condition of the sale, the buyer will be responsible for the removal of the aboveground concrete tank.

Other Conditions: None at this time.

Sale PriceTBD
Sale DateTBD
ContactTom Klutz
Property Acquisition & Services Manager
Portland Water Bureau

Surplus property status: Category three


September 8, 2020

TBDProperty Declared As Excess
The Portland Water Bureau determines the property and structures are no longer needed for on-going operations and are excess to the bureau’s needs.
2December 7, 2022December 28, 2022Inter-Bureau Notification of Sale of Excess Property
The Water Bureau property staff notifies and sends specific details to the Real Property Coordinator that a specific property is excess and no longer needed for bureau use. Within seven calendar days, written notification on its potential availability is sent to other City bureaus, offices and Council offices. Each City bureau, office and Council office may provide a written response within 21 calendar days indicating whether or not the bureau or office is interested in the property.
3March 2, 2023TBDExternal Notification
If no City bureau or office indicates interest in acquiring the real property, and the originating bureau wishes to proceed with the deposition process, there is a minimum 60 calendar-day notification period to invite public comment for consideration. The Real Property Coordinator shall provide written notice of the proposed disposition to the Neighborhood Coalition, the Neighborhood Association, and the Office of Neighborhood Involvement of the bureau’s intent to dispose of the property. At this time, the property will be listed on the citywide Excess Real Property webpage. The Real Property Coordinator, in conjunction with the originating bureau, will notify PDC, Metro, TriMet, the Port of Portland, the county in which the real property is located, the State of Oregon, and any other jurisdictions that have expressed interest in being notified.
4--Extension Opportunity
Request for extension by a City bureau or office.
5March 7, 2023TBDWebsite Announcement
The available property for sale is identified on the Water Bureau's Surplus Property website.
6March 7, 2023TBDSignage
The Water Bureau will place an informational sign on the property identifying it as excess, available for acquisition, and listed for sale to the public if not acquired by a public agency. The sign is posted for a minimum of 60 days.
7TBDTBDExtension Opportunity
Request for extension from Neighborhood Association.
8March 10, 2023TBDPrinted Notification
Notification of proposed disposition given to those living within 200 feet of the property by the Real Property Coordinator.
9July 12, 2023TBDCity Council Declares Property Surplus
If, after the informational sign has been posted for a minimum of 60 days, the public comment period has ended, and no public agency has expressed interest in acquiring the property, the Water Bureau prepares an Ordinance to be placed on the regular City Council agenda. The Ordinance asks council to declare the property surplus and authorize the Water Bureau to proceed with a public sale. The Real Property Coordinator updates the web page.
10TBDTBDNotice to Sale
Upon the effective date of a council Ordinance authorizing the sale, the Water Bureau may proceed to sell the surplus property, with or without a real estate agent, for an asking price determined to be reasonable by the bureau's property manager.
11TBDTBDPre-Authorized Properties
For any properties already authorized for sale by council, the Water Bureau shall, prior to the sale, conduct notice in Stage 1 (above) and proceed to sale in Stage 5 (above).
12TBDTBDProperty Listed
The surplus property is listed for sale with the Regional Multiple List Service (RMLS).
13TBDTBDProperty Sale
Surplus property has been sold. 

The Water Bureau will update this webpage as the property moves through the process