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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, October 24, 2011

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 1:00 PM TO 4:45PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

On Monday, October 31, 2011, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, in the Mayor's Boardroom there will be a Council Worksession to discuss the City’s Performance Measures Project

On Monday, November 7, 12:00 - 12:55 PM in City Council Chambers there will be a meeting of the Transportation Benefit District #1 Board to receive an update on projects and to discuss the proposed 2012 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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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 - 1:20 PM
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST (CHAIR); BARRY BUCHANAN; SETH FLEETWOOD


    1. REVIEW OF 3RD QUARTER FINANCE REPORT
1
LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    1:20 PM - 1:45 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; BARRY BUCHANAN; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST


    1. AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES PREVENTION PROGRAM RECOMMENDATION
2 - 10
PLANNING/NEIGHBORHOODS & COMM. DEV.    1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; SETH FLEETWOOD; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST


    1. **RESOLUTION AMENDING THE 2011 ACTION PLAN ALLOCATING FEDERAL FUNDS FROM HUD FOR LOW AND MODERATE-INCOME CITIZENS OF BELLINGHAM
11 - 21
    2. **RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2012 ACTION PLAN ALLOCATING FEDERAL FUNDS FROM HUD FOR LOW AND MODERATE-INCOME CITIZENS OF BELLINGHAM
22 - 26
    3. UPDATE ON DISCUSSIONS REGARDING FUTURE DEVELOPMENT OF FORMER “DOT” PROPERTY IN THE SUNNYLAND NEIGHBORHOOD
27
    4. AGREEMENT FOR MANAGEMENT OF PROPERTY AT 600 WEST HOLLY STREET
28 - 42
    5. WORKSESSION ON A PIPELINE SAFETY ORDINANCE
43 - 66
PUBLIC WORKS/PUBLIC SAFETY    2:45 PM - 3:15 PM
BARRY BUCHANAN (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON


    1. **OLYMPIC PIPE LINE COMPANY FRANCHISE RENEWAL ORDINANCE
67 - 103
    2. **ORDINANCE REQUIRING ABUTTING PROPERTY OWNERS TO REMOVE SNOW/ICE FROM SIDEWALK
104 - 106
    3. BID AWARD FOR 2010-2011 SEWER REPLACEMENT PROGRAM, BID #59B-2011
107 - 110
    4. NOISE VARIANCE FOR 25 NIGHTS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ADVANCED TRAVELER INFORMATION SYSTEM ON INTERSTATE 5 AT SAMISH WAY AND FROM NORTHWEST AVENUE TO NORTHERN CITY LIMITS
111 - 114
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    3:15 PM - 4:00 PM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR)


    1. CLOSED RECORD HEARING TO CONSIDER WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY'S PETITION TO VACATE THE PORTION OF 26TH STREET AND THE ALLEY TO THE WEST BETWEEN TAYLOR AND DOUGLAS AVENUES IN AREA 1C OF THE HAPPY VALLEY NEIGHBORHOOD
115 - 133
    2. **ORDINANCE AMENDING THE BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE TO REGULATE UNREASONABLE BOTHERSOME NOISES GENERATED BY DOMESTICATED FOWL SUCH AS ROOSTERS
134 - 136
    3. WORKSESSION REGARDING THE 2012 BUDGET - LIBRARY DEPARTMENT
137
    4. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    5. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY SALE - (RUFFATTO – APPROX. 5 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (BRADY – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    3. LITIGATION: HOFSTETTER V. CITY OF BELLINGHAM - (BRADY – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    4. LITIGATION: LIND BROS V. CITY OF BELLINGHAM - WILKIN - (ERB – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    5. LITIGATION: LIND BROS V. CITY OF BELLINGHAM - SUPERIOR COURT NO. 10-2-03292-1 (MARRINER/ERB – 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 GABRIEL MILES AND MIKE SMITH TO THE BELLINGHAM ARTS COMMISSION FOR COUNCIL’S APPROVAL
138 - 140
    3. MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF BARBARA RYAN TO THE MUSEUM FOUNDATION BOARD FOR COUNCIL’S APPROVAL
141 - 143
    4. MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF ALEX MCLEAN TO THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR COUNCIL'S APPROVAL
144 - 145
    5. MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF THERESE KELLIHER AND JIM MCCABE TO THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR COUNCIL'S APPROVAL
146
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. **RESOLUTION SETTING 2012 CITY COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE
147 - 149
    2. BID AWARD FOR INSTALLATION OF TWO DEWATERING CENTRIFUGES AT THE POST POINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT, BID NO. 52B-2011
150 - 151
    3. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM SEPTEMBER 30, 2011 TO OCTOBER 6, 2011
152
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM OCTOBER 7, 2011 TO OCTOBER 13, 2011
153
    5. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR PAYROLL FROM SEPTEMBER 24, 2011 TO OCTOBER 10, 2011
154
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE RENEWING THE GRANT OF A FRANCHISE TO COMCAST OF WASHINGTON IV, INC. TO OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A CABLE SYSTEM IN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM; SETTING FORTH CONDITIONS ACCOMPANYING THE GRANT OF FRANCHISE; PROVIDING THE CITY REGULATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE CABLE SYSTEM AND TERMINATING ORDINANCE NO. 10709.
155 - 212
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 07, 2011


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
11/02/2011 10:00 AM
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