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Transportation Benefit District No. 1
RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON
August 16, 2010
Called To Order
The meeting was called to order by President Gene Knutson
Jack Weiss, Council Member, First Ward
Gene Knutson, Council Member, Second Ward
Barry Buchanan, Council Member, Third Ward
Stan Snapp, Council Member, Fourth Ward
Terry Bornemann, Council Member, Fifth Ward
Michael Lilliquist, Council Member, Sixth Ward
Seth Fleetwood, Council Member, At Large
PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MEMBERS: CHAIR, TERRY BORNEMANN; SETH FLEETWOOD;
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; JACK WEISS
AB18946 1. CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST TO INITIATE THE REVIEW PROCESS FOR AN ANNEXATION OF APPROXIMATELY 120 ACRES LOCATED IN BELLINGHAM’S YEW STREET URBAN GROWTH AREA KNOWN AS THE YEW STREET ROAD EAST ANNEXATION
Presented by: Greg Aucutt, PCD Senior Planner
Moshe Quinn, PCD Planner
JW MOVED TO DENY INITIATION OF THE PETITION. There was no second.
SS/ML MOVED TO HOLD THIS MATTER OVER FOR ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION BY THE COMMITTEE.
PUBLIC WORKS / PUBLIC SAFETY
MEMBERS: CHAIR, BARRY BUCHANAN; STAN SNAPP; JACK WEISS
AB18879 1. DISCUSSION REGARDING EXPANSION AT THE POST POINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT
Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Brian Matson, Carollo Engineering
JS/SS MOVED TO DIRECT STAFF TO LOOK AT HISTORIC LEVELS OF POPULATION GROWTH AND HISTORIC BOD LOADING AND PROJECT A BEST CASE SCENARIO AND TO PRESENT A FOURTH RECOMMENDATION THAT REFLECTS WHAT THE NEW VOLUMES WOULD BE BASED ON THOSE FINDINGS. Mixed recommendation.
MEMBERS: CHAIR, JACK WEISS; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST
AB18947 1. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO BMC 2.44, TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TO AUTHORIZE THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TO SERVE AS A CITIZEN ADVISORY GROUP TO THE TRANSPORTATION BENEFIT DISTRICT.
Presented by: Mayor Dan Pike
Joan Hoisington, City Attorney
ML/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON
AB18874 1. COMCAST FRANCHISE RENEWAL: PROJECT UPDATE PRESENTATION OF CABLE TELEVISION RENEWAL INFORMAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT REPORT
Presented by: Marty Mulholland, ITSD Director
David Webster, Chief Administrative Officer
2. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
Minutes of August 09, 2010 Committee Minutes were submitted for approval.
SS/TB MOVED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS SUBMITTED. The motion carried 7-0
3. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
Micheal Lilliquist discussed the Lake Whatcom Reservoir work plan in regards to a change or increase in the size of the Committee. JW/SS moved to add Seth Fleetwood to the Committee. The motion carried 7-0/
Terry Borneman presented information about the PBS special featuring Bellingham and its efforts towards sustainability, to be aired Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7 p.m. Bellingham has been recognized as “the gold standard” for sustainable businesses.
Dan Pike proposed that the Mount Baker Theatre host the PBS special event catered by local businesses in a “pot-luck” fashion. The special will feature local businesses including Woodstone, Boundary Bay, and Mallards.
The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session at 3:36 PM to hear the following items:
1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION
2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION
3. PROPERTY ACQUISITION MATTER
4. PENDING LITIGATION: Port of Bellingham v. City of Bellingham
The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 4:32 PM.
Gene Knutson, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Legislative Coordinator
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