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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, April 22, 2013

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 9:00 AM; 10:30 AM; 1:00 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

On Monday, May 13, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding an amendment to the Fountain District Urban Village Plan increasing the Floor Area Ratio limit for properties that front Dupont Street between Broadway and I Street.

On Monday, May 13, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding a petition to annex 235 acres at Pacific Highway and Aldrich Road.

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:

PUBLIC WORKS/PUBLIC SAFETY    09:00 AM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. FIREWORKS BAN DISCUSSION
    2. CENTRAL BASIN INFLOW AND INFILTRATION PILOT PROJECT (SUNNYLAND), EU-0154
    3. BID AWARD FOR WEST BAKERVIEW ROAD ARTERIAL SAFETY & OVERPASS IMPROVEMENTS, BID #15B-2013
    4. TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION UPDATE AND WORK PLAN REVIEW
PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT    10:30 AM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; GENE KNUTSON


    1. REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION OPTIONS FOR RESIDENTIAL RENTAL PROPERTIES - A BRIEFING ON THE EXISTING CODE COMPLIANCE PROGRAM AND PREVENTATIVE MEASURES TO ASSIST IN LANDLORD/TENANT MATTERS
FINANCE AND PERSONNEL    1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; STAN SNAPP


    1. OVERVIEW OF THE CITY'S VARIOUS FUNDS CREATED TO ACCOUNT FOR CITY FINANCIAL ACTIVITIES
PARKS AND RECREATION    1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
GENE KNUTSON (CHAIR); STAN SNAPP; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. **BUDGET ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE CAPITAL FACILITIES ELEMENT OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO ADD A NEW PROJECT, ASB TRAIL, TO BE FUNDED BY REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX.
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    1:35 PM - 2:00 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. LIBRARY STAFFING CHANGES
    2. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REGARDING 2013 DELIVERABLES.
    3. MODIFICATION TO SECOND OPERATING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM AND THE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO ADD LANGUAGE REGARDING BPDA EXPENDITURES
    4. AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BELLINGHAM COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO ADD AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER
    5. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    2:00 PM - 2:40 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (MARRINER – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (MARRINER – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    3. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (MARRINER – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    4. POTENTIAL PROPERTY SALE - (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 DANIEL LARNER TO THE BELLINGHAM/WHATCOM PUBLIC FACILITIES DISTRICT FOR COUNCIL'S APPROVAL
    3. MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL REED TO THE SEHOME HILL ARBORETUM BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR COUNCIL'S INFORMATION
    4. MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF PATRICK MCKEE TO THE MAYOR'S NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COMMISSION AS THE SUNNYLAND NEIGHBORHOOD ALTERNATE FOR COUNCIL'S INFORMATION
    5. MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF TERRA NEVITT TO THE BELLINGHAM-WHATCOM COUNTY COMMISSION ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FOR COUNCIL'S INFORMATION
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. PUBLIC WORKS OPERATIONS ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY RECLASSIFICATION TO SUPPORT AND SERVICES SUPERVISOR
    2. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD MARCH 29, 2013 THROUGH APRIL 4, 2013
    3. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD APRIL 5, 2013 THROUGH APRIL 11, 2013
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAYROLL MARCH 26, 2013 THROUGH APRIL 10, 2013
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM RELATING TO BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE 20.00.095 KING MOUNTAIN NEIGHBORHOOD TABLE OF ZONING REGULATIONS, FOR AREA 14A AMENDING THE USE QUALIFIER, DENSITY, SPECIAL CONDITIONS PREREQUISITE CONSIDERATIONS, AND SPECIAL REGULATIONS
    2. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $68,550.00 IN THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT, GENERAL FUND, TO PROVIDE FOR A REORGANIZATION OF STAFF
    3. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON, IMPOSING THE LOCAL SALES AND USE TAX TO BE CREDITED AGAINST THE STATE OF WASHINGTON'S SALES AND USE TAX FOR THE PURPOSE OF UTILIZING LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE FINANCING IN THE BELLINGHAM REVENUE DEVELOPMENT AREA PURSUANT TO RCW 39.102
    4. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2013 BUDGET INCREASING REVENUES BY $432,560.00 IN THE SURFACE AND STROM WATER UTILITY FUND AS A RESULT OF THE AWARD OF A WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY GRANT FOR PHOSPHORUS MANAGEMENT IN THE LAKE WHATCOM WATERSHED AND APPROPRIATING RELATED EXPENDITURES IN THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
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, May 13, 2013


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
05/08/2013 10:00 AM
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