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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, April 12, 2010, 01:00 PM
Book: 64, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by President Gene Knutson

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION


PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MEMBERS: CHAIR, TERRY BORNEMANN; SETH FLEETWOOD;
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; JACK WEISS

AB18822 1. WHATCOM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION UPDATE TO COUNCIL

Presented by: Mauri Ingram, President and CEO

INFORMATION ONLY

AB18823 2. AN UPDATE ON COMMUNITY GARDENS

Presented by: Linda Stewart, Neighborhood Services Coordinator
David Webster, CAO

INFORMATION ONLY

WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
MEMBERS: CHAIR, JACK WEISS; TERRY BORNEMANN;
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; SETH FLEETWOOD

AB18824 1. WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT UPDATE

Presented by: Linda Stewart, Waterfront Project Co-Manager
Les Reardanz, Waterfront Project Co-Manager

INFORMATION ONLY

PARKS AND RECREATION
MEMBERS: CHAIR, SETH FLEETWOOD; TERRY BORNEMANN;
STAN SNAPP

AB18626 1. APPROVAL OF STRATEGIC PLAN FOR SOUTH AREA GREENWAY 3 LEVY LAND ACQUISITIONS

Presented by: Leslie Bryson, Parks & Recreation Development Manager

SF/TB MOVED TO POSTPONE TO A DATE FOLLOWING THE COMPLETION OF NEGOTIATIONS FOR PURCHASE OF SOUTHSIDE PROPERTY.
Mixed recommendation.

LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR & NATURAL RESOURCES COMMITTEE
MEMBERS: CHAIR, MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; BARRY BUCHANAN;
STAN SNAPP

AB18825 1. CONSERVATION EASEMENT FOR LAKE WHATCOM ACQUISITION PROPERTIES – GENEVA PRESERVE

Presented by: Clare Fogelsong, Public Works Environmental Services Manager

BB/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

PUBLIC WORKS / PUBLIC SAFETY
MEMBERS: CHAIR, BARRY BUCHANAN; STAN SNAPP; JACK WEISS

AB18826 1. DISCUSSION REGARDING IMPLEMENTATION OF A COMPREHENSIVE INFLOW AND INFILTRATION PROGRAM

Presented by: Bob Bandarra, Public Works Superintendant
Chad Bedlington, Public Works Street Division
Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

SS/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND DIRECTION TO STAFF TO MOVE FORWARD WITH A PILOT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT IN THE CENTRAL BASIN DISTRICT; DELAY THE WET WEATHER FACILITY UNTIL COMPLETION OF THE PILOT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT; AND USE A PORTION OF THE BOND PROCEEDS DESIGNATED FOR THE WET WEATHER FACILITY TO FUND THE PILOT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON

Minutes of the City Council Committee meeting for March 29 and March 15 were submitted for approval.

SS/BB MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 7-0.

Lake Whatcom 2010-2014 Work Program

Council Member Lilliquist reported that the Lake Whatcom 5-year Accomplishment Report and the Lake Whatcom Work Plan are available for review on the City’s website. On April 20, 2010 there will be a Joint Meeting of the City Council, Whatcom County Council and Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District, 6:30 p.m. City Hall to consider the Work Plan. Additionally, on May 3rd, at 6:30 PM in City Council Chambers, there will be a public meeting to take public comment on the Work Plan.

The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session at 3:08 p.m. to hear the following items:

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. RATIFICATION OF WHATCOMM DISPATCH GUILD COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT FOR 2010-2011

2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION

3. LITIGATION: Puget Sound Energy v. City of Bellingham



ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 3:38 p.m.






Gene Knutson, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Legislative Coordinator
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