|Call to Order|
|Announcements & Upcoming Meetings:|
Bellingham City Council meets all requirements of the State of Washington Open Meetings Act.
|Pledge Of Allegiance|
Led by Council President Bornemann.
|Approval Of Minutes|
KNUTSON / SNAPP moved approval of the October 8, 2012 minutes of the regular City Council meeting as corrected. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|15-Minute Public Comment Period|
|AB19709 1. Whatcom Smart Trips Program mobility report|
|AB19710 1. Resolution declaring certain real property surplus to the City of Bellingham (Waterfront)|
“A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM DECLARING CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY SURPLUS.” [900, 902, 907, 909 and 1001 C Street].
Public hearing held.
KNUTSON / SNAPP moved final approval of Resolution #2012-28. MOTION CARRIED 6-1, FLEETWOOD opposed.
|Public hearing held. |
Res. 2012-28 APPROVED
|Waterfront/Downtown Development .|
Gene Knutson, Chair
Cathy Lehman; Michael Lilliquist; Jack Weiss
|AB19714 1. Request for authorization for the Mayor to enter into an Interlocal Agreement for the exchange of real property by and between the Port of Bellingham and the City of Bellingham|
Amy Kraham, Assistant City Attorney noted changes to Exhibit I, which the Port of Bellingham has agreed to. In the Now, Therefore section:
1. Add “possess, control” after the word maintain.
1.1 Add “possess, control and” to the second sentence.
1.2 Add “The sole exception to the City’s right to possess and control the parking area and trail is as follows:” after the subject line.
KNUTSON / LEHMAN moved approval to authorize the Mayor to enter into an Interlocal Agreement for the exchange of real property (in the Waterfront District) by and between the Port of Bellingham and the City of Bellingham. MOTION CARRIED 7-0
|APPROVED w/changes to Exhibit I|
|Finance and Personnel |
Michael Lilliquist, Chair
Cathy Lehman; Stan Snapp
|AB19711 1. Financial Report - 3rd Quarter|
|Planning and Community Development |
Jack Weiss, Chair
Michael Lilliquist; Cathy Lehman; Seth Fleetwood
|AB19712 1. Scope, process and budget for the 2016 Comprehensive Plan update|
|Lake Whatcom Reservoir and Natural Resources |
Seth Fleetwood, Chair
Michael Lilliquist; Cathy Lehman; Stan Snapp
|AB19713 1. Lake Whatcom Watershed capital projects funding|
|Waterfront/Downtown Development [moved to follow public hearing AB19710].||Moved to follow public hearing|
|Committee Of The Whole |
Terry Bornemann, Chair
Jack Weiss, Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman, Stan Snapp, Michael Lilliquist, Seth Fleetwood
None submitted at evening meeting.
Mayor Linville submitted a draft of a letter to the Whatcom County Council regarding an ordinance amending the Whatcom County Zoning Code to create Chapter 20.51 Lake Whatcom Watershed Overlay District. Council concurred and directed that in the last sentence “Lake Whatcom Management Committee” be replaced with “Interjurisdictional Coordinating Team (ITC)”.
|Executive Session - Report and action only.|
|1. Litigation: David Carlsen v. City of Bellingham re GMA appeal of the Fairhaven Neighborhood and Urban Village Plan: Staff provided information on a litigation matter. Information only. No action taken.||NO ACTION|
|AB19715 2. Mayor's appointment of Alice Shilhanek to the Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Board for Council's approval.|
WEISS / LILLIQUIST moved approval of the Mayor’s appointment of Alice Shilhanek to the Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Board, term ending October 22, 2015. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
Mayor Linville submitted an update on the Gateway Pacific Terminal (GPT) Team, which includes:
Works, Parks and Fire Chief.
· GPT Team members will attend the scoping meeting on Saturday October 27 at Squalicum High from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
· GPT team and Public Works have arranged for an Association of Washington Cities webinar to be shown in Council Chambers on October 31 from 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
· Staff proposed scoping letter will be presented at City Council on November 5 and anticipates Council’s comments and suggestions. Staff’s work will be informed by Council Resolution passed on July 2, 2012 [Resolution 2012-17]. Information only.
All matters listed on the Consent Agenda are considered routine and/or non-controversial items and may be approved in a single motion. A member of the Council may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.
|AB19716 1. A Resolution of the City Council sponsoring the Whatcom Transit Authority's request to join the Association of Washington Cities employee benefit trust.|
“A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM SPONSORING THE WHATCOM TRANSIT AUTHORITY’S REQUEST TO JOIN THE ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON CITIES EMPLOYEE BENEFIT TRUST.”
|AB19717 2. Bid Award for Multi-hearth Incinerator #1 Repair at Post Point, Bid #65B-2012||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB19718 3. Authorization of checks issued for pay period September 29, 2012 through October 4, 2012||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB19719 4. Authorization of checks issued for pay period October 5, 2012 through October 13, 2012||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB19720 5. Authorization of checks issued for payroll September 26, 2012 through October 10, 2012|
KNUTSON / WEISS moved approval of the Consent Agenda in its entirety. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|CONSENT AGENDA APPROVED IN ITS ENTIRETY|
|There were no ordinances for final consideration.|
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 9:54 p.m.
Next City Council Meeting
Monday, November 5, 2012