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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, November 23, 2009, 01:00 PM
Book: 63, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order Council President Barry Buchanan called the meeting to order at 1:00 PM

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MEMBERS: TERRY BORNEMANN, CHAIR; BARBARA RYAN; JACK WEISS; LOUISE BJORNSON

AB18642 1. A ORDINANCE FOR A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT, REZONE AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT FOR APPROXIMATELY 35 ACRES IN AREA 17D OF THE GUIDE MERIDIAN/CORDATA NEIGHBORHOOD

Presented by: Alan Marriner, Senior City Attorney
Kathy Bell, Planning & Community Development

JW/BR MOVED TO DIRECT POLICY ANALYST TO ASSESS OPTIONS FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING AS SUBMITTED.

BAR/LB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE REZONE.


AB18604 2. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE SAMISH WAY URBAN VILLAGE SUBAREA PLAN AND CORRESPONDING CHANGES TO THE ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS

Presented by: Darby Galligan, Planning & Community Development

TB/BR MOVED TO AMEND LAND USE CLASSIFICATION ITEM #26 TO REMOVE SUBSECTION E – DETACHED ADU. Mixed recommendation.

JW/BR MOVED TO RECOMMEND ADDITION OF LANGUAGE TO BAR SHARROWS FROM BEING CONSIDERED AS A TRANSPORTATION COMPONENT FOR THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM. Mixed recommendation.

JW/LB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ORDINANCE AS AMENDED.

AB18641 3. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING TEXT AMENDMENT TO THE SOUTH HILL NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, Planning & Community Development

JW/BR MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

AB18572 4. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING TEXT AMENDMENTS TO THE BIRCHWOOD NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, Planning & Community Development

JW/BR MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.


AB18563 5. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING AMENDMENT TO THE BELLINGHAM COMPREHENSIVE PLAN URBAN VILLAGE POLICIES AND MAP

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, Planning & Community Development

JW/BR MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.


AB18624 6. AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AMENDMENT TO THE CAPITAL FACILITIES CHAPTER OF THE BELLINGHAM COMPREHENSIVE PLAN RELATED TO THE BELLINGHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT FACILITIES

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, Planning & Community Development

JW/BR MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.


AB18625 7. AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AMENDMENT TO THE CAPITAL FACILITIES CHAPTER OF THE BELLINGHAM COMPREHENSIVE PLAN RELATED TO THE MERIDIAN SCHOOL DISTRICT FACILITIES

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, Planning & Community Development

BR/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.


PARKS AND RECREATION
MEMBERS: BARBARA RYAN, CHAIR; LOUISE BJORNSON, TERRY BORNEMANN

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

Presented by: Leslie Bryson, Parks and Recreation
TB/BR MOVED TO POSTPONE DISCUSSION TO FEBRUARY 8, 2010. Mixed recommendation.


WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
MEMBERS: JACK WEISS, CHAIR; BARBARA RYAN; TERRY BORNEMANN

AB18662 1. UPDATE TO COUNCIL REGARDING WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT BY MAYOR PIKE

Presented by: Les Reardanz, Senior City Attorney
Linda Stewart, Neighborhood Services and Special Projects

INFORMATION ONLY


TRANSPORTATION -
MEMBERS: JACK WEISS, CHAIR; BARBARA RYAN; STAN SNAPP

AB18663 1. A RESOLUTION TO ADOPT A BASE RATE FEE FOR 2010 TRANSPORTATION IMPACT FEES, AS PER BMC 19.06

Presented by: Chris Comeau, Public Works
Brent Baldwin, Public Works

BR/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.


COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
MEMBERS: BARRY BUCHANAN, CHAIR

AB18632 1. CONTINUATION OF DEPARTMENTAL BUDGET SUMMARIES AND BUDGET DISCUSSION

Presented by: David Webster, Chief Administrative Officer
Barry Buchanan, City Council President

LB/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND REDUCTION OF THE COUNCIL TRAVEL BUDGET TO $8,000 AND TO REINSTATE THE PAID COUNCIL INTERN POSITION. Mixed recommendation.

The minutes of the November 9th City Council Committee meeting minutes were submitted for approval.

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


Old/New business was postponed to the Regular meeting

The Committee meeting was adjourned to Executive Session at 4:57 to hear the following items:

1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION

2. LITIGATION – Ebenal v. City of Bellingham

3. LABOR NEGOTIATIONS



ADJOURNMENT
The Committee meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 5:39 PM




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