Just a couple of months ago the Portland City Council voted to withdraw from the FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force.

On Wednesday, the Council decided it wouldn't make a complete break, voting to work with the JTTF when it works for the city.

And that works for Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler.

"All of us on the City Council, even on an issue this contentious, we found a way to come to the table," said the mayor after the morning vote on a resolution that would allow the city to consider requests from the special agent in charge at the FBI, and consider the circumstances. "What we provided today was a resolution that we all worked on, we all crafted it, that allows us to stay in on a case-by-case basis, but it also has a reporting requirement back to the City Council, so it will be more transparent than what people are used to."

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