The City Council has now had six weeks to consider that request.
"In meeting with the mayor today I asked him again whether they were prepared to make any kind of a commitment with regard to a local match on the Sellwood Bridge, and the mayor indicated he would be willing to support it provided that I would agree to support the headquarters hotel by Thursday.
"I don't trade votes,"
I think people need to weigh the issues completely separately and not co-mingle them."
"I cannot possibly do that by Thursday, nor will I try," Wheeler said.