CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON
Thursday, September 08, 2011, 12:30 PM
Book: 65, Page: 1
At 12:35 PM, Council President Stan Snapp adjourned the meeting to Executive Session to hear the following item:
Litigation: American Traffic Solutions [ATS] v. City of Bellingham
The meeting was called back to order at 12:53 PM
Joan Hoisington, City Attorney, made the following report:
Staff provided an update on this litigation matter. The Court of Appeals has ruled that the Initiative on the traffic cameras is invalid, however, the Court did not grant an injunction to ATS. The status is that it will appear on the ballot and it will not be legally binding.
On July 11, 2011 Council voted to take no action pursuant to the City Charter and Municipal Code which has the effect of sending the Initiative to the ballot by the Finance Director. Staff recommends taking no action.
Information only. No action taken
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 12:55 PM.
Stan Snapp, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to the Bellingham City Council
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