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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, February 07, 2011

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 2:00 PM TO 4:50 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

Council Members Michael Lilliquist, Seth Fleetwood and Stan Snapp will be attending the Association of Washington Cities, Cities Legislative Action Conference in Olympia February 15 - 17.

On Monday, February 28, at 7:00 PM in City Council Chambers there will be a Public Hearing to consider surplus declarations for three properties: 2804, 2841 & 2932 East Sunset Drive

Bellingham City Council meets all requirements of the State of Washington Open Meetings Act.

TRANSPORTATION BENEFIT DISTRICT NO. 1

On Monday, February 7, 1:00 PM in Council Chambers there will be a meeting of the Transportation Benefit District No. 1 Board to discuss transit service negotiations, transportation projects and budget.
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. PRESENTATION OF EMPLOYEE RECOGNITION AWARDS
1 - 2
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    2:00 PM - 2:05 PM
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST (CHAIR); BARRY BUCHANAN; SETH FLEETWOOD


    1. **AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2011 BUDGET APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECLASSIFYING TWO POSITIONS IN THE LEGAL DEPARTMENT
3 - 6
    2. **AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2011 BUDGET CREATING THE TRANSPORTATION BENEFIT DISTRICT FUND (161) AND AUTHORIZING THE RECEIPT AND EXPENDITURE OF $2,100,000
7 - 11
PUBLIC WORKS/PUBLIC SAFETY    2:05 PM - 3:40 PM
BARRY BUCHANAN (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON


    1. BID AWARD FOR JAMES STREET FIREFLOW UPGRADES PHASE I (EW-172) AND PHASE II (EW-183), BID NO. 6B-2011
12 - 15
    2. **AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2011 BUDGET APPROPRIATING $15,000 IN THE STREET FUND TO PURCHASE SCHOOL ZONE FLASHING BEACONS FROM UNANTICIPATED GRANT REVENUE
16 - 22
    3. COMMUNITY SOLAR PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR - REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS/REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
23 - 25
    4. 2010 CLEAN GREEN ANNUAL REPORT
26 - 31
    5. CONSIDERATION OF THE POLICE PROTECTION 2030 TASK FORCE FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS
32 - 71
    6. CONSIDERATION OF THE FIRE/MEDIC ONE 2030 TASK FORCE FINAL REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS
72 - 106
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR)


    1. **RESOLUTION EXPRESSING SUPPORT FOR WASHINGTON STATE EFFORTS AIMED AT INCREASING HOUSING AFFORDABILITY AND HOUSING ACCESS FOR LOW INCOME CITIZENS
107 - 110
    2. REVIEW OF FOUR COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT PROPOSALS TO ESTABLISH THE DOCKET OF POTENTIAL AMENDMENTS TO BE REVIEWED IN 2011
111 - 212
    3. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    4. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    4:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (RUFFATTO – 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 DAVID MARSHAK TO THE GREENWAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR COUNCIL’S APPROVAL
213 - 215
    3. MAYOR’S APPOINTMENT OF DR. SHERRY MALLORY TO THE COMMISSION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FOR COUNCIL’S INFORMATION
216 - 218
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. BID AWARD FOR ASPHALT PAVEMENT REPAIRS, BID NO. 3B-2011
219 - 220
    2. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM JANUARY 7, 2011 TO JANUARY 14, 2011
221
    3. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM JANUARY 14, 2011 TO JANUARY 21, 2011
222
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM JANUARY 21, 2011 TO JANUARY 28, 2011
223
    5. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR PAYROLL FROM JANUARY 1, 2011 TO JANUARY 15, 2011
224
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2011 BUDGET ADDING ONE NEW LIMITED TERM PROJECT ENGINEER POSITION IN THE PUBLIC WORKS ENGINEERING GROUP, THE SOURCE OF FUNDS WILL BE ESTIMATED ENDING UNDESIGNATED RESERVES IN THE STREET FUND
225 - 227
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, February 28, 2011


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
02/23/2011 10:00 AM
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