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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, December 07, 2009, 01:00 PM
Book: 63, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by President Barry Buchanan

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

FINANCE & PERSONNEL
MEMBERS: GENE KNUTSON, CHAIR; LOUISE BJORNSON; STAN SNAPP

AB18622 1. CITY COUNCIL APPROVAL OF THE 2010 ANNUAL BUDGET ORDINANCE

Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Budget Manager
John Carter, Finance Director
Mayor Dan Pike

LB/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

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

AB18678 1. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING 2010 ATHLETIC/PARK FACILITY RENTAL FEES

Presented by: Paul Leuthold, Parks & Recreation Director

LB/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

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

AB18679 1. A WORK SESSION TO DISCUSS REVISED LANGUAGE IN THE DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THE CORDATA VILLAGE REZONE PROPOSAL.

Presented by: Kathy Bell, Planning and Community Development

JW/LB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL


AB18680 2. AN ORDINANCE APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE CITY’S SCHOOL IMPACT FEE ORDINANCE, BMC TITLE 19.08

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, Planning and Community Development

BR/LB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

PUBLIC WORKS / PUBLIC SAFETY
MEMBERS: LOUISE BJORNSON, CHAIR; GENE KNUTSON; STAN SNAPP

AB18681 1. BID CONSIDERATION FOR 2009-10 SEWER REPLACEMENTS PROJECT (TRENCHLESS) CITY PROJECT NUMBER EU-150 / BID NUMBER 99B-2009

Presented by: Ravyn Whitewolf, Public Works

SS/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

AB18682 2. CLEAN GREEN UPDATE AND ANNUAL REPORT

Presented by: Chad Bedlington, Public Works
Jon Hutchins, Assistant Director, Whatcom County Public Works

GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS OFFERED A FRIENDLY AMENDMENT TO INCREASE THE RATE TO $5 PER LOAD. GK ACCEPTED THE FRIENDLY AMENDMENT. SS SECONDED THE MOTION. Mixed recommendation.


AB18683 3. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING NEW AND UPDATED FIRE DEPARTMENT DEVELOPMENT SERVICES PERMIT, PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTION FEE SCHEDULE

Presented by: Bill Boyd, Fire Chief
Jason Napier, Fire Marshal

GK/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL


AB18684 4. A RESOLUTION ADOPTING NEW AND UPDATED FIRE DEPARTMENT OPERATIONAL PERMIT, PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTION FEE SCHEDULE

Presented by: Bill Boyd, Fire Chief

SS/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
MEMBERS: BARRY BUCHANAN, CHAIR

AB18685 1. WORK SESSION ON THE TRANSFER OF CITY PROPERTIES TO THE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Presented by: Joan Hoisington, City Attorney
Jim Long, Executive Director, BPDA

INFORMATION ONLY


AB18686 2. REVIEW OF OPTIONS FOR A PROGRAM OF INCENTIVE ZONING TO REQUIRE AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN NEW RESIDENTIAL HOUSING PROJECTS IN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM

Presented by: Mark Gardner, City Council Policy Analyst
Jeff Thomas, Planning and Community Development

JW/TB MOVED TO DIRECT POLICY ANALYST TO CONDUCT FURTHER RESEARCH TOWARD DEVELOPMENT OF AN ORDINANCE FOR PRESENTATION TO COUNCIL IN 2010. The motion carried 7-0.

AB18687 3. REVIEWING OF OPTIONS FOR A RENTAL HOUSING LICENSING AND INSPECTION PROGRAM.

Presented by: Mark Gardner, City Council Policy Analyst

TB/BR MOVED TO DIRECT POLICY ANALYST TO CONDUCT FURTHER RESEARCH THAT REGARDING A SELF CERTIFICATION INSPECTION PROGRAM FOR LANDLORDS. The motion carried 5-2.

There were no minutes submitted for approval


Lakewood Police Officers Vigil

Terry Bornemann reported that a candlelight vigil was held for the four slain Lakewood police officers. It was very well attended despite poor weather conditions. He confirmed with Council President Buchanan that there would be an acknowledgement of the officers at the Regular meeting this evening.

The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session at 3:52 PM to hear the following items:

EXECUTIVE SESSION


1. LITIGATION PORT OF BELLINGHAM VS CITY OF BELLINGHAM

2. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION

3. EBENAL GENERAL VS CITY OF BELLINGHAM

4. POLICE GUILD CONTRACT RATIFICATION




ADJOURNMENT
The Committee meeting was called back to order at 5:15 PM and then adjourned.





Barry Buchanan, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Legislative Coordinator
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