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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, May 09, 2011

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 1:00 PM TO 4:05 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE HEARD IN THE REGULAR MEETING ONLY:
CALL TO ORDER
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING MEETINGS:

On May 23, @ 7:00 PM in City Council Chambers there will be a Public Hearing regarding the Sunnyland Neighborhood Association request that the City docket for review in 2011 a proposed site specific comprehensive plan amendment and rezone for Area 8, commonly known as “the former DOT site”, to change the allowed housing density and add certain considerations and regulations.

Bellingham City Council meets all requirements of the State of Washington Open Meetings Act.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
During this period of time, citizens may speak informally to the Council on subjects not scheduled for public hearing. EACH SPEAKER IS ALLOWED A MAXIMUM OF THREE MINUTES. If the speaker has written comments for the Council, an additional copy should be handed to the Clerk, preferably before the meeting, for our office files.
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THE FOLLOWING ARE HEARD IN BOTH COMMITTEE AND REGULAR MEETINGS

COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Open to the public. Committees report to the full Council at regular evening meeting:

LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    1:00 PM - 1:15 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; BARRY BUCHANAN; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST


    1. PRESENTATION BY STEVE HOOD FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY REGARDING THE TOTAL MAXIMUM DAILY LOAD FOR TEMPERATURE APPLYING TO ALL CITY STREAMS
1
PUBLIC WORKS/PUBLIC SAFETY    1:15 PM - 1:30 PM
BARRY BUCHANAN (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON


    1. **ORDINANCE REPEALING ALL WATER AND SEWER SERVICE ZONES OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMITS AND AMENDING BMC 15.36
2 - 34
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE    1:30 PM - 1:55 PM
TERRY BORNEMANN (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST


    1. ANALYSIS OF PROPOSED BICYCLE LANES ON NORTHWEST, ELM AND DUPONT STREETS
35 - 87
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    1:55 PM - 3:15 PM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR)


    1. INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT SETTLING DISPUTE AND SETTING TERMS FOR UTILITY SERVICE AT BELLINGHAM INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND POTENTIAL FUTURE ANNEXATION
88 - 106
    2. PRESENTATION OF RESULTS FROM 2010 SURVEY OF BELLINGHAM RESIDENTS
107
    3. PRESENTATION OF RESULTS FROM 2010 SURVEY OF BELLINGHAM BUSINESS LEADERS
108
    4. PRESENTATION OF PERMIT CENTER SURVEY RESULTS FOR 3RD AND 4TH QUARTERS OF 2010
109
    5. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    6. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    3:15 PM - 4:05 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (HOISINGTON – APPROX 15 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (RUFFATTO – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    3. LITIGATION - LIND BROS. CONSTRUCTION, LLC VS. CITY OF BELLINGHAM (MARRINER – APPROX. 5 MIN.)
    4. LITIGATION - CLAIRMONT VS. PUNCHES (BRADY - APPROX 5 MINS)
    5. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (HOISINGTON – APPROX. 15 MIN.)
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE HEARD IN THE REGULAR MEETING ONLY:

MAYOR'S REPORT
    1. STANDING TIME FOR BRIEFINGS, UPDATES AND REPORTS TO COUNCIL BY THE MAYOR, IF NEEDED. INFORMATION ONLY.
    2. MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT OF RICHARD SALE TO THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR COUNCIL’S APPROVAL
110 - 111
    3. MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT OF PATRICIA ROSE TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD FOR COUNCIL’S INFORMATION
112 - 114
    4. MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT OF LYNN LOVELAND TO THE SEHOME HILL ARBORETUM BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR COUNCIL’S INFORMATION
115 - 116
CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed on the Consent Agenda are considered routine and/or non-controversial items and may be approved in a single motion. Committee review has taken place during the afternoon session on most of these items. A member of the Council may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.

    1. WATER TREATMENT CHEMICAL BID FOR ALUMINUM SULFATE
117 - 118
    2. **BUDGET ORDINANCE TO ADD A SECOND 5% MARKET STEP TO THE SALARY GRADE FOR THE SYSTEMS ANALYST 1 CLASSIFICATION
119 - 121
    3. APPROVAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH WHATCOM COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS FOR THE SERVICES OF A LEGISLATIVE SPECIALIST
122 - 129
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR PAYROLL FROM APRIL 1, 2011 TO APRIL 15, 2011
130
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2011 BUDGET RECOGNIZING AWARD OF A $403,723.00 STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY GRANT TO THE SOLID WASTE FUND FOR THE ELDRIDGE MUNICIPAL LANDFILL PROJECT (EC15) AND PLACING THIS AMOUNT IN ESTIMATED ENDING UNDESIGNATED RESERVES.
131 - 133
ADJOURNMENT
** INDICATES THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE/RESOLUTION
AGENDA INFORMATION
The agenda packet, which contains the supporting documentation for agenda items, is available at the Public Library or can be purchased in the Finance office for $4.00.
BROADCAST INFORMATION
The Bellingham City Council Committee Meetings are broadcast live on BTV10 starting at 1:00 p.m. Bellingham City Council Regular Meetings are broadcast live on BTV10 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The meetings are also streamed live on the internet as they occur and are available at http://www.cob.org/services/education/btv10/live-stream.aspx. BTV10 programming is available 24/7 to anyone with a computer and high-speed internet access. On-line viewers will see exactly what the Comcast cable customers would see on Channel 10, without the need for cable television service.

The Bellingham Public Library also has DVD’s available for checkout. Video and audio files are available on the Internet at http://www.cob.org within 5 business days following each meeting.
COUNCIL MEETING VIEWING SCHEDULE: BTV10 AND WEBSITE
Mon. 1 p.m.Live broadcast of Committee meetings as they occur.
Mon. 7 p.m.Live broadcast of Regular meeting as it occurs.
Tues. noonRepeat broadcast of Monday afternoon Committee meetings.
Tues. 7 p.m.Repeat broadcast of Monday night regular meeting.
Wed. 8 a.m.Repeat broadcast of Monday night regular meeting.
Fri. 5 p.m.Council Committee and Regular meetings posted on city website no later than this day/time (though usually posted much sooner.)
Sat. 7 p.m.Repeat broadcast of Monday night regular meeting.
ACCESSIBILITY
FOR OUR CITIZENS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, the Council Chambers is fully accessible. Hearing assistance is available and a receiver may be checked out through the clerk prior to the evening session. For additional accommodations, persons are asked to contact the Legislative Assistant at 778-8200 at least 3 working days in advance of the meeting. Thank you.
NEXT CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, May 23, 2011


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
05/18/2011 10:00 AM
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