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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, November 21, 2011

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 1:00 PM TO 2:35 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

None.

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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PRESENTATION
    1. MAYOR’S PROCLAMATION OF NOVEMBER AS “PANCREATIC CANCER AWARENESS MONTH”
PUBLIC HEARING
    1. CITY OF BELLINGHAM 2012 BUDGET
    2. CITY/COUNTY INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT CONCERNING PLANNING, ANNEXATION AND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW IN BELLINGHAM’S URBAN GROWTH AREA
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:

PLANNING/NEIGHBORHOODS & COMM. DEV.    1:00 PM - 1:10 PM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; SETH FLEETWOOD; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST


    1. UPDATE ON FAIRHAVEN NEIGHBORHOOD AND URBAN VILLAGE PLANNING EFFORT
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    1:10 PM - 1:40 PM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR)


    1. COMMUNITY INDICATORS AND CITY GOVERNMENT PERFORMANCE METRICS IN SUPPORT OF THE CITY COUNCIL’S LEGACIES AND STRATEGIC COMMITMENTS
    2. DISCUSSION OF ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE TO REGULATE UNREASONABLY BOTHERSOME NOISES GENERATED BY DOMESTICATED FOWL SUCH AS ROOSTERS PRIOR TO CONSIDERATION FOR ADOPTION ON THIRD & FINAL READING.
    3. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    4. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    1:40 PM - 2:35 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY SALE - (KRAHAM – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (MARRINER – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    3. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (HOISINGTON – APPROX. 15 MIN.)
    4. LITIGATION: CAITAC REZONES SEPA APPEAL - (MARRINER – APPROX. 10 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 REAPPOINTMENT OF DAN WELCH AND JOHN ERICKSON TO THE MAYOR'S NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COMMISSION FOR COUNCIL’S INFORMATION
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. BID AWARD FOR PRECAST CONCRETE PRODUCTS BIDS, 60B-2011
    2. **ORDINANCE CLOSING THE OLYMPIC RESTORATION FUND AND TRANSFERRING THE REMAINING BALANCE TO THE NATURAL RESOURCE PROTECTION AND RESTORATION FUND.
    3. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM OCTOBER 28, 2011 TO NOVEMBER 3, 2011
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM NOVEMBER 4, 2011 TO NOVEMBER 10, 2011
    5. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM OCTOBER 26, 2011 TO NOVEMBER 10, 2011
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON RELATING TO THE LEVYING OF TAXES AND ESTABLISHING THE AMOUNT TO BE RAISED IN 2012 ON THE ASSESSED VALUATION OF THE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY
    2. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON AMENDING BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE 7.12.130
    3. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2011 BUDGET RECOGNIZING RECEIPT OF DONATIONS TO THE LIBRARY GIFT FUND IN THE AMOUNT OF $53,524.00 AND APPROPRIATING RELATED EXPENDITURES
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, December 05, 2011


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
11/30/2011 10:00 AM
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