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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, October 22, 2012

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 1:00 PM TO 2:50 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

On Monday, October 22, @ 3:00 - 5:00 PM in the Mayor's Board Room, there will be a worksession to discuss the 2013 Budget regarding the Human Resources; Planning & Community Development and Public Works Departments.

On Monday, October 29, @ 1:00 - 4:00 PM in the Mayor's Board Room, there will be a worksession to discuss the 2013 Budget regarding the Legal, Finance, Information Technology and Library Departments.

On Monday, November 5, @ 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding an extension of the Demonstration Program for Innovative Permanently Affordable Home Ownership (BMC 20.27).

On Monday, November 19, @ 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding the 2013 Preliminary Budget.

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. WHATCOM SMART TRIPS PROGRAM MOBILITY REPORT
PUBLIC HEARING
    1. **RESOLUTION DECLARING CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY SURPLUS TO THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM (WATERFRONT)
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:

FINANCE & PERSONNEL    1:00 PM - 1:25 PM
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST (CHAIR); CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP


    1. FINANCIAL REPORT - 3RD QUARTER
PLANNING/NEIGHBORHOODS & COMM. DEV.    1:25 PM - 1:45 PM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); SETH FLEETWOOD; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; CATHY LEHMAN


    1. SCOPE, PROCESS AND BUDGET FOR THE 2016 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE
LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    1:45 PM - 2:10 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP


    1. LAKE WHATCOM WATERSHED CAPITAL PROJECTS FUNDING
WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE    2:10 PM - 2:35 PM
GENE KNUTSON (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; CATHY LEHMAN; JACK WEISS


    1. REQUEST FOR AUTHORIZATION FOR THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR THE EXCHANGE OF REAL PROPERTY BY AND BETWEEN THE PORT OF BELLINGHAM AND THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    2:35 PM - 2:40 PM
TERRY BORNEMANN (CHAIR)


    1. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    2. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    2:40 PM - 2:50 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. LITIGATION: DAVID CARLSEN V. CITY OF BELLINGHAM RE GMA APPEAL OF THE FAIRHAVEN NEIGHBORHOOD AND URBAN VILLAGE PLAN - (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 APPOINTMENT OF ALICE SHILHANEK TO THE LAKE WHATCOM WATERSHED ADVISORY BOARD FOR COUNCIL'S APPROVAL.
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. **A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL SPONSORING THE WHATCOM TRANSIT AUTHORITY'S REQUEST TO JOIN THE ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON CITIES EMPLOYEE BENEFIT TRUST.
    2. BID AWARD FOR MULTI-HEARTH INCINERATOR #1 REPAIR AT POST POINT, BID #65B-2012
    3. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD SEPTEMBER 29, 2012 THROUGH OCTOBER 4, 2012
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD OCTOBER 5, 2012 THROUGH OCTOBER 13, 2012
    5. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAYROLL SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 THROUGH OCTOBER 10, 2012
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, November 05, 2012


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
10/31/2012 10:00 AM
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