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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />503.635.0215 380 A Avenue PO BOX 369 Lake Oswego, OR 97034 www.lakeoswego.city <br />Subject: Ordinance 2819, an Ordinance amending Section 20.02.025 of the Lake Oswego <br />Code to eliminate business license requirements for businesses with right of way licensees <br />under Chapter 51 of the Code <br /> <br />Meeting Date: May 21, 2019 Staff Member: <br />Madison Thesing, Management Analyst <br />Rachel Sykes, Assistant Public Works Director <br /> <br />Department: Public Works <br /> <br />Action Required Advisory Board/Commission Recommendation <br />☒ Motion ☐ Approval <br />☐ Public Hearing ☐ Denial <br />☒ Ordinance ☐ None Forwarded <br />☐ Resolution ☒ Not Applicable <br />☐ Information Only Comments: <br />Recommendation has been vetted through all <br />affected departments: Planning, Finance, City <br />Manager’s Office, and City Attorney. <br /> <br />☐ Council Direction <br />☒ Consent Agenda <br /> <br />Staff Recommendation: Adopt Ordinance 2819 to expand business license exemption to <br />include utilities with an effective, in good standing right of way license. <br /> <br />Recommended Language for Motion: Move to enact Ordinance 2819. <br /> <br />Project / Issue Relates To: <br />☐Council Goals/Priorities <br /> <br />☐Adopted Master Plan(s) <br /> <br />☒Not Applicable <br /> <br /> <br />ISSUE BEFORE COUNCIL <br />Currently, Lake Oswego Code Chapter 20 allows for business license exemptions for utilities <br />that have an effective franchise agreement. Staff recommends expanding that exemption to <br />include utilities with an effective, in good standing right of way license. <br /> <br />BACKGROUND <br />At the Council meeting on January 2nd, the City Council approved the enactment of Ordinance <br />2804, which establishes a new code chapter in the Lake Oswego Municipal Code. The new <br />6.2