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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL
CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON
June 06, 2011
Called To Order
The meeting was called to order by Council President, Stan Snapp
Jack Weiss, Council Member, First Ward
Gene Knutson, Council Member, Second Ward
Barry Buchanan, Council Member, Third Ward
Stan Snapp, Council Member, Fourth Ward
Terry Bornemann, Council Member, Fifth Ward
Michael Lilliquist, Council Member, Sixth Ward
Seth Fleetwood, Council Member, At Large
Lake Whatcom Reservoir & Natural Resources
Members: Chair, Seth Fleetwood; Michael Lilliquist; Barry Buchanan; Gene Knutson
AB19221 1. Lake Whatcom 2010 update by Dr. Robin Matthews
Presented by: Dr. Robin Matthews, Director, WWU Institute for Watershed Studies
AB19222 2. Natural Resources Committee Quarterly Update
Presented by: Renee LaCroix, Public Works Environmental Coordinator
Finance & Personnel
Members: Chair, Michael Lilliquist; Barry Buchanan; Seth Fleetwood
AB19223 1. Presentation of a Financial Forecast
Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director
Parks & Recreation
Members: Chair, Gene Knutson; Terry Bornemann; Seth Fleetwood
AB19224 1. Ordinance creating a settlement fund and budgeting City matching funds for remedial investigation, feasibility study and potential interim action for S. State St. manufactured gas plant environmental remediation project
Presented by: Leslie Bryson, Interim Parks and Recreation Director
SF/TB moved to recommend approval. GK concurred.
Public Works / Public Safety
Members: Chair, Barry Buchanan; Jack Weiss; Gene Knutson
AB19225 1. Approval for the Mayor to enter into an Interlocal Agreement with the Department of Ecology for provision of a Source Control Program
Presented by: Bill Reilly, Public Works SSWU Manager
JW/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. BB concurred.
Planning & Community Development
Members: Chair, Jack Weiss; Michael Lilliquist; Seth Fleetwood; Gene Knutson
AB19226 1. Ordinance to implement a reclassification from Building Inspector II to Electrical Inspector III position
Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Public Works Director
SF/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Motion carried 4-0..
AB19204 2. Staff update and continuing discussion of the Sunnyland Neighborhood Association request to docket for review a comprehensive plan amendment and rezone of Area 8
Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Planning Director
Mayor Dan Pike
GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND DOCKETING. There was no second.
SF/JW MOVED TO POSTPONE FOUR MONTHS TO 10/10/11. The vote was 2-2. GK, ML opposed.
Committee Of The Whole
Chair, Stan Snapp
AB19227 1. Presentation of the 2011 City Green Team work plans
Presented by: David Webster, CAO
Kim Weil, Planner II
Ryan Nelson, Public Works Resources Conservation Management
Emily Johnson, Environmental Resources
AB19228 2. Appointment of WWU Police Chief, Randy Stegmeier to the Whatcom County Law and Justice Council
Presented by: Stan Snapp, Council President
BB/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Unanimous consent.
3. Approval Of City Council Committee and/or Special Meeting Minutes
Minutes of the May 9 and May 23 City Council Committee Meetings were submitted for approval. BB/GK MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 7-0.
Minutes of the May 12, EMS Committee Special Meeting were also submitted for approval. GK/ML MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 3-0.
4. Old/New Business
Gene Knutson reported he would not be able to attend the Planning & Community Development Committee special meeting on June 8.
Council President Snapp adjourned the meeting at 3:42 PM to Executive Session to hear the following items:
1. Potential Litigation -
2. Potential Litigation -
3. Potential Litigation -
4. Potential Property Acquisition -
Council President Snapp called the meeting back to order and adjourned at 4:02 PM.
Stan Snapp, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to Bellingham City Council
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