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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, May 07, 2012, 01:00 PM
Book: 66, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION


Finance & Personnel
Michael Lilliquist, Chair
Cathy Lehman; Stan Snapp

Stan Snapp excused. Jack Weiss appointed to the Committee

AB19564 1. Financial report, 1st quarter

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director

INFORMATION ONLY.

AB19565 2. An Ordinance amending the 2012 budget recognizing a $2,500,000 grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology to provide certain remedial actions at the R.G. Haley site and appropriating related expenditures in the Environmental Remediation Fund.

Presented by: Amy Kraham, Project Manager

JW/CL MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. ML concurred.

Public Works / Public Safety
Stan Snapp, Chair
Seth Fleetwood; Gene Knutson

Stan Snapp excused. Gene Knutson appointed Chair. Jack Weiss appointed to the Committee

AB19543 1. Proposals from Potential Parkade Tenant

Presented by: Patty Fernandez, Public Works Real Property Manager

POSTPONED TO MAY 21, 2012

Lake Whatcom Reservoir & Natural Resources
Seth Fleetwood, Chair
Michael Lilliquist; Cathy Lehman; Stan Snapp

Stan Snapp excused.

AB19573 1. Authorization for the Mayor to enter into a contract for a Puget Sound Partnership grant for Invasive Aquatic Species prevention

Presented by: Clare Fogelsong, Environmental Resources Manager

CL/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SF concurred.

Planning & Community Development
Jack Weiss, Chair
Michael Lilliquist; Cathy Lehman; Seth Fleetwood

AB19483 1. A Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Rezone for approximately 113 acres in Areas 5 and 6, Samish Neighborhood. Applicant: Free Spirit Enterprises, LLC. Owner: Padden Trails, LLC

Discussion moved to follow Executive Session.

Committee Of The Whole
Terry Bornemann, Chair
Jack Weiss, Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman, Stan Snapp, Michael Lilliquist, Seth Fleetwood

AB19566 1. An Ordinance to amend Bellingham Municipal Code Chapter 6.17 relating to Cable Television

Presented by: Marty Mulholland, Information and Technology Service Director

ML/SF MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Unanimous consent.

None submitted

Home Fund Levy

SF/ML MOVED TO DIRECT STAFF TO PREPARE A RESOLUTION PLACING THE HOME FUND LEVY ON THE NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION BALLOT. The motion carried 6-0-0. SS excused.

AB19569 - Post Point WWTP Improvements Agenda Bill on Consent Agenda

Jack Weiss noted that there is no information provided on the agenda bill to explain what "additional unplanned night work" was needed for the noise variance. He expressed he was inclined to request the item be pulled from consent for more explanation. Ted Carlson explained the need to work beyond noise ordinance limitations due to tide flows.

At 2:15 PM Council President Bornemann adjourned the meeting to Executive Session to hear the following:

Executive Session
Closed to the public. 1. Labor Relations Update - (Klemanski – Approx. 5 min.)

2. Litigation: In re the Estate of Dorothy Deets - (Marriner – Approx. 10 min.)

3. Litigation: Squalicum Road Appeals - (Marriner – Approx. 10 min.)

At 2:52 PM the meeting was called back to order .

Planning & Community Development
Jack Weiss, Chair
Michael Lilliquist; Cathy Lehman; Seth Fleetwood

AB19483 1. A Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Rezone for approximately 113 acres in Areas 5 and 6, Samish Neighborhood. Applicant: Free Spirit Enterprises, LLC. Owner: Padden Trails, LLC

Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Planning and Community Development Director
Kathy Bell, Planner II
Alan Marriner, Senior Assistant City Attorney

ML withdrew his motion made April 16, to approve the memo submitted by Council Member Lilliquist which assesses the current proposal and applies new findings and conclusions.

SF/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND THAT THE FULL COUNCIL ACCEPT THE PLANNING COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS WITH THE FOLLOWING MODIFICATIONS TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDED CONDITIONS:
JW concurred. CL opposed. Mixed Recommendation.


ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 3:06 PM





Terry Bornemann, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to the Bellingham City Council
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