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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, December 03, 2012, 01:00 PM
Book: 66, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by Council President, Terry Bornemann.

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

Finance and Personnel
Michael Lilliquist, Chair
Cathy Lehman; Stan Snapp

AB19750 1. An Ordinance amending Bellingham Municipal Code Chapter 6.04, Bellingham Business and Occupations Tax Code, to reflect State law changes.

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director

SS/CL MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. ML concurred

AB19751 2. An Ordinance amending Bellingham Municipal Code Chapter 6.05. Administrative Provisions for Certain Taxes

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director

CL/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. ML concurred


Lake Whatcom Reservoir and Natural Resources
Seth Fleetwood, Chair
Michael Lilliquist; Cathy Lehman; Stan Snapp

AB19752 1. Proposed Mitigation Program overview

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Renee LaCroix, Public Works Environmental Coordinator
Analise Burns, Northwest Ecological Services

INFORMATION ONLY

AB19753 2. An Ordinance approving the issuance of a not to exceed $5,000,000 Water and Sewer subordinate lien line of credit with Wells Fargo Bank for the purpose of providing financing for the purchase of various parcels of land within the Lake Whatcom watershed

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director

SS/CL MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. The motion carried 4-0.

AB19754 2. An Ordinance amending the 2012 Budget appropriating $3,200,000 from Estimated Ending Designated Reserves in the Water Fund for Lake Whatcom Watershed property

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
John Carter, Finance Director

CL/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. ML, SF opposed. MIXED RECOMMENDATION


Public Works / Public Safety
Stan Snapp, Chair
Seth Fleetwood; Gene Knutson

AB19755 1. 2012 Sewer Replacement Program (EU-0156) Bid Award,
Bid #73B-2012

Presented by: Shane Oden, Public Works Project Engineer

SF/GK GK/SF MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.

AB19756 2. An Ordinance amending BMC 4.76.040 expanding the allowable use of solid waste utility tax revenue to include all environmental remediation

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

SF/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.

AB19757 3. An Ordinance related to reduced utility rates for low-income households, senior and disabled customers

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

SF/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.

AB19758 4. An Ordinance related to water usage rates and customer class structure

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Eric Johnston, Assistant Public Works Director

GK/SF MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.

AB19759 5. An Ordinance related to sewer usage rates and customer class structure

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Eric Johnston, Assistant Public Works Director

GK/SF MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.

AB19760 6. An Ordinance related to storm and surface water usage rates

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Eric Johnston, Assistant Public Works Director

GK/SF MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.

Committee Of The Whole
Terry Bornemann, Chair
Jack Weiss, Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman, Stan Snapp, Michael Lilliquist, Seth Fleetwood

AB19761 1. An Ordinance amending BMC 10.08.010 and 10.08.020 to be consistent with new State laws regarding possession of Marijuana and Marijuana-infused products and adding a new BMC Section 10.08.080

Presented by: Peter Ruffatto, City Attorney
Ryan Anderson, Assistant City Attorney

ML/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL WITH AMENDMENT TO 10.08.010(B) TO CHANGE "HUMAN USE" TO "HUMAN CONSUMPTION" AND AT 10.08.020(C) TO ADD "IN VIOLATION OF THIS SECTION" AFTER "POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA OR MARIJUANA-INFUSED PRODUCT". No vote was taken.

AB19762 2. An Ordinance adopting City of Bellingham's 2013 Annual Budget
(This item will be heard during the Regular Meeting only)

DISCUSSION DEFERRED TO REGULAR MEETING


None None



ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned at 2:49 PM




Terry Bornemann, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to the Bellingham City Council
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