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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, August 06, 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

Transportation
Cathy Lehman, Chair
Jack Weiss; Gene Knutson

AB19632 1. Bellingham Pedestrian Master Plan

Presented by: Kim Brown, Transportation Options Coordinator

JW/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. CL concurred.

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

AB19574 1. An Ordinance Amending the City's 2006 Bellingham Comprehensive Plan adopting a new chapter on the environment

Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Planning and Community Development Director
Greg Aucutt, Senior Planner
Kim Weil, Planner II

SS/CL MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. ML opposed. Mixed recommendation.

AB19654 2. Natural Resources Committee Quarterly Update

Presented by: Renee LaCroix, Public Works Environmental Coordinator

INFORMATION ONLY.

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

AB19590 1. An Ordinance amending the Bellingham Comprehensive Plan and BMC Title 20 and Title 21, adopting the Fairhaven Neighborhood and Urban Village Plan and associated development regulations

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, Senior Planner

JW/SF MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

GK/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE MAIN MOTION AS AMENDED. The motion carried 7-0.

AB19611 2. A Resolution to deny a Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Rezone for approximately 130 acres in Areas 5 and 13, King Mountain Neighborhood
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Presented by: Kathy Bell, Planner II

JW/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE RESOLUTION STRIKING THE FIRST SENTENCE IN SECTION II CONCLUSIONS, ITEM #1. SS, GK, TB opposed. Mixed recommendation.

AB19633 3. A Resolution adopting the 2012-2013 docket of proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, Senior Planner

SF/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. JW, CL opposed. Mixed recommendation.

AB19642 4. A Resolution related to the Gateway Pacific Terminal proposal seeking a nonbinding advisory vote in the November 6, 2012 General Election

Presented by: Peter Ruffatto, City Attorney

Discussion only. No action taken.

None.

Due to a technical failure, the beginning and end time for Executive Session was not recorded.

Executive Session
Closed to the public. Report in the Regular Meeting only:

1. Litigation: City of Bellingham v. Whatcom County regarding Initiative 2012-02 -
(Erb – Approx. 15 min.)

2. Litigation: Jacob Nicolaas v. City of Bellingham et al - (Brady - Approx 15 min)



ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.



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