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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, June 21, 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

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

Stan Snapp excused; Michael Lilliquist appointed to the Committee

AB18892 1. ORDINANCE FOR THE APPROPRIATION OF $232,850 IN GRANT FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PURCHASING A SHARED HIGH-EFFICIENCY STREET SWEEPER

Presented by: Bill Reilly, Public Works Stormwater Utility Manager

JW/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

AB18893 2. BID REJECTION – SERVICE BODY AND CRANE, BID NO. 15B-2010

Presented by: Joan Cady, Public Works Purchasing Superintendent

JW/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

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

Stan Snapp excused; Michael Lilliquist appointed to the Committee

AB18894 1. BOULEVARD PARK PATTLE POINT TRESTLE RENOVATION, #20B-2010 BID AWARD

Presented by: Gina Austin, Parks and Recreation Project Engineer

ML/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

TRANSPORTATION
MEMBERS: CHAIR, JACK WEISS; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST

Stan Snapp excused; Barry Buchanan appointed to the Committee

AB18862 1. RESOLUTION TO ADOPT THE 2011-2016 SIX-YEAR TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

JW/BB MOVED TO AMEND PROJECT 14. DISCUSSION CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING. No recommendation.

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

AB18686 1. DISCUSSION RE GUIDELINES FOR AN INCENTIVE ZONING ORDINANCE

Presented by: Mark Gardner, Legislative Policy Analyst

ML/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND DIRECTION TO STAFF TO DRAFT AN ORDINANCE BASED ON THE INCENTIVE ZONING ORDINANCE GUIDELINES DEVELOPED AT THE BELLINGHAM CITY COUNCIL PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTED WORKSESSION CONDUCTED MAY 10,2010.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON

AB18895 1. UPDATE ON WHATCOM COUNTY’S 10-YEAR PLAN TO
END HOMELESSNESS

Presented by: Greg Winter, Director of the Homeless Service Center
Gail De Hoog, Whatcom County Housing Specialist

INFORMATION ONLY

AB18896 2. REPORT RE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY

Presented by: Pam Kiesner, Library Director

INFORMATION ONLY

AB18897 3. PRESENTATION RE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Presented by: Andy Rowlson, Human Resources Benefits Manager
Michelle Barrett, Human Resources Director/Senior Analyst

INFORMATION ONLY

AB18898 4. CLOSED RECORD HEARING AND CONSIDERATION OF AN
ORDINANCE FOR THE VACATION OF PORTIONS OF
Presented by: Alan Marriner, Assistant City Attorney Senior
Kurt Nabbefeld, Planning & Community Development Senior Planner
Paul Schissler, Kulshan Community Land Trust

ML/BB MOVED TO ADOPT THE FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE HEARING EXAMINER. The motion carried 6-0.

Minutes of the City Council Lake Whatcom Reservoir Committee meeting for May 3,2010 were submitted for approval.
ML/BB MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 2-0

Minutes of the City Council Planning and Community Development Committee worksession for May 10, 2010 were submitted for approval.
BB/TB MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 4-0.

Minutes of the City Council Committee of the Whole worksession for May 25, 2010 were submitted.
SF/BB MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 6-0.

Minutes of the City Council Committee meeting for June 7, 2010 were submitted for approval.
TB/ML MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 6-0
None.

The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session at 2:59 PM to hear the following items:


EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. LITIGATION: State of Washington v. Port of Bellingham et al. – (Kraham)

2. LITIGATION: Skeers v. City of Bellingham - (Hoisington)

3. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (Hoisington)

4. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (Hoisington)

5. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (Kraham)



ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 3:44 PM.




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