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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, November 22, 2010, 01:00 PM
Book: 64, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by Council President Gene Knutson

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

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

AB19027 1. PERMIT CENTER AND DEVELOPMENT SERVICES FUND BRIEFING

Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Interim PCD Director

INFORMATION ONLY

AB19002 2. WORKSESSION TO CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO THE YORK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN, ZONING TABLE AND OTHER ASSOCIATED CODE AMENDMENTS

Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Interim PCD Director
Chris Koch, Planning & Community Development

ML/SF MOVED TO DIRECT STAFF TO PREPARE AN ORDINANCE REFLECTING THE FINDINGS OF FACT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PLANNING COMMISSION FOR THE YORK NB. PLAN WITH A CHANGE IN DENSITY TO 2,000 S.F. Motion failed 2-5, BB, TB, GK, SS, JW opposed.

BB/TB MOVED TO DIRECT STAFF TO PREPARE AN ORDINANCE REFLECTING THE FINDINGS OF FACT AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOT HE PLANNING COMMISSION FOR THE YORK BD. PLAN WITH DENSITY OF 3,000 S.F. FOR CONSIDERATION ON 12/06110. Motion carried 7-0.

AB19015 3. WORKSESSION TO REVIEW AMENDMENTS TO BMC 17.82 REGARDING MULTI FAMILY TAX EXEMPTION IN URBAN CENTERS

Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Interim PCD Director
Dave Stalheim, PCD Program Manager
Mayor Dan Pike

JW/SF MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. The motion carried 4-0.

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

AB19028 1. CONSIDERATION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH WA DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY FOR PARTIAL FUNDING FOR THE REMEDIATION OF THE R.G. HALEY SITE

Presented by: Jack Weiss, 1st Ward Council Member

BB/JW MOVED TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH WA. STATE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY. The motion carried 7-0.

AB18977 2. ORDINANCE ADDING A NEW CHAPTER 11.16 TO THE BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE TO AUTHORIZE AND REGULATE AUTOMATED TRAFFIC CAMERAS

Presented by: Todd Ramsay, Chief of Police
Joan Hoisington, City Attorney
Mayor Dan Pike
Clark Williams, Public Works Transportation Manager

SS/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. The motion carried 3-0.

FINANCE & PERSONNEL
MEMBERS: CHAIR, STAN SNAPP; BARRY BUCHANAN; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST

AB19029 1. 2011 BUDGET PRESENTATIONS - LIBRARY, INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES DEPARTMENT, PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT, MUSEUM AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Presented by: Pam Kiesner, Library Director
Marty Mulholland, ITSD Director
Paul Leuthold, Parks & Recreation Director
Brian Henshaw, Budget Director
David Webster, Chief Administrative Officer

INFORMATION ONLY

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON

AB19030 1. REVIEW OF PROPOSED WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR 2011

Presented by: Dick Little, Public Works

ML/TB MOVED TO APPROVE THE 2011 WASHINGTON STATE LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AS AMENDED DURING COMMITTEE. The motion carried 7-0.

Minutes of the October 11, 2010 City Council Committee meeting were submitted for approval. Changes were submitted under Old/New Business. ML/SS MOVED APPROVAL The motion carried 7-0 .

Minutes of the November 01, 2010 City Council Committee meeting were submitted for approval. SF/TB MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 7-0.

Special Minutes of the September 21, 2010 and October 27, 2010 and Community Development Committee meeting were submitted for approval. ML/BB MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 7-0.

None.



The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 PM to Executive Session to hear the following items:

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION

2. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION

3. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION

4. POTENTIAL LITIGATION



ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 5:23 PM



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