CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON
Finance and Personnel
Michael Lilliquist, Chair
Gene Knutson; Stan Snapp
Gene Knutson excused. Terry Bornemann appointed
AB20179 1. Approval for Mayor to enter into a Department of Ecology loan for Squalicum Creek re-route, Phase II
Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Renee LaCroix, Public Works Ecology and Restoration Manager
SS/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. ML concurred.
ML/SS MOVED FINAL APPROVAL OF RESOLUTION #2013-23. MOTION CARRIED 5-0. Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman excused.
AB20053 2. Worksession on applications of Business & Occupation tax on medical providers
Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Mayor's Office Executive Coordinator
Matt Stamps, Assistant City Attorney
Bill Brady, Certified Public Accountant, MPAcc-Tax
Chris Phillips, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Director for Community Affairs
SS/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF OPTION #2. ML concurred.
ML/TB MOVED TO DIRECT STAFF TO PREPARE AN ORDINANCE USING OPTION #2; AND TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING. MOTION CARRIED 5-0. Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman excused.
Committee Of The Whole
Seth Fleetwood, Chair
Jack Weiss, Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman, Stan Snapp, Michael Lilliquist, Terry Bornemann
Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman excused.
AB20180 1. Economic Development review with Associate Development Organization
Presented by: John Michener, Port of Bellingham Economic Development Specialist
Dodd Snodgrass, Port of Bellingham Economic Development Specialist
Mayor Kelli Linville
AB20181 2. Staff briefing on proposed State changes to medical marijuana rules
Presented by: Alan Marriner, Assistant City Attorney
Kurt Nabbefeld, Senior Planner
AB20182 3. State Legislative Agenda
Presented by: Mayor Kelli Linville
Jeff Thomas, Planning and Community Development Director
JW/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. MOTION CARRIED 4-1. ML opposed.
DIRECTION TO STAFF TO ADVANCE THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE AGENDA AS DISCUSSED DURING COMMITTEE.