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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, March 24, 2014, 01:00 PM
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Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION
Public Works/Public Safety
203481.Ordinance Amending Bellingham Municipal Code Section 4.82.060 Regarding Ambulance Service Rates

Presented by: Bill Newbold, Interim Fire Chief

JACK WEISS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. MICHAEL AND TERRY CONCURRED.
203492.Temporary street closure for James Street Bridge Replacement Project, Project No. ER-0009

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

JACK WEISS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF CLOSURE OF JAMES STREET FROM JUNE TO DECEMBER, 2014. MICHAEL AND TERRY CONCURRED.



203503.Approval to enter into Loan Agreement for Stormwater Main Replacement and Water Quality Improvements with the Department of Ecology

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

MICHAEL LILLIQUIST MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. JACK AND TERRY CONCURRED.
203514.Central Business District Bioretention Project Bid Award (EV-105), Bid No. 87B-2013

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
    JACK WEISS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. TERRY AND MICHAEL CONCURRED.
    203525.Water Main Replacement Program Bid Award for 2014 (EW-0205)
    Bid Number 9B-2014

    Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
    Shane Oden, Engineering Project Engineer

    MICHAEL LILLIQUIST MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. JACK AND TERRY CONCURRED.
    203531.An ordinance adjusting Estimated 2014 Budgeted Beginning Reserves by $42,697,985 to equal actual beginning reserve balances

    Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Finance Director

    GENE KNUTSON MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. TERRY AND MICHAEL CONCURRED.
    203542.An ordinance authorizing $14,833,288.86 in reappropriations for goods and services ordered in 2013, but unpaid at year end

    Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Finance Director

    TERRY BORNEMANN MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. GENE AND MICHAEL CONCURRED.




    203553.An ordinance authorizing $46,147,495.87 in reappropriations for goods and services budgeted in 2013, but unencumbered at year end

    Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Finance Director

    GENE KNUTSON MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. TERRY AND MICHAEL CONCURRED.
    Parks and Recreation
    203561.Rate Change for Park Open Space and Woodstock Farm Facility Rentals

    Presented by: Roxanne Murphy
    James King, Parks & Recreation Director

    JACK WEISS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. PINKY AND ROXANNE CONCURRED
    203572.Exchange of Easement Rights with Puget Sound Energy

    Presented by: Roxanne Murphy
    James King, Parks & Recreation Director

    JACK WEISS/ROXANNE MURPHY MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. PINKY RECUSED HERSELF AS SHE WORKS FOR PSE.
    203583.Parks and Open Space Level of Service Presentation

    Presented by: James King, Parks & Recreation Director

    INFORMATION ONLY
    Committee of the Whole
    203591.Small Business Development Center Update

    Presented by: Jennifer Shelton, Center Director of SBCD at WWU

    INFORMATION ONLY
    203602.Survey of Bellingham business leaders

    Presented by: Pamela Jull, Applied Research Northwest & Colleague Rachel Williams

    INFORMATION ONLY
    3.Approval of City Council Committee and/or Special Meeting Minutes

    3/10/14 Minutes

    GENE KNUTSON / MICHAEL LILLIQUIST MOVED APPROVAL OF MINUTES. MOTION CARRIES 7-0
    4.Old/New Business

    Comments on TBD
    Jack Weiss was not able to make the TBD meeting, but had comments about WTA. The board received a report last week that showed revenues for last year and they are doing well ($4.7M revenue over expenses last year). He would like the Council (TBD Board) to consider starting negotiations with WTA about contributions. The City has been a stop gap measure and would like this topic added to the next TBD Meeting Agenda.

    ADJOURNMENT

    At 3:26 PM Council President Lehman adjourned the meeting

    ADJOURNMENT

    Cathy Lehman, Council President
    ATTEST: Legislative Assistant
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