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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, October 14, 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:

There will be a series of worksessions of the Committee of the Whole regarding the Waterfront District Subarea Plan and related documents, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, in City Council Chambers on the following dates:
October 28 & November 4.

There will be a series of worksessions of the Committee of the Whole regarding the City of Bellingham 2014 Preliminary Budget in the Mayor's Boardroom on the following dates as part of the regular Council Meeting schedule: October 28; November 4; November 18; & December 9. Please refer to the Agendas for those meetings for the approximate starting times. In addition, there may be two Committee of the Whole worksessions added to the schedule on November 25 & December 2; to begin at 1:00 PM in the Mayor's Boardroom.

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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PUBLIC HEARING
    1. 2013 WATER SYSTEM PLAN UPDATE APPROVAL
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    09:00 AM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. CONTINUATION OF REVIEW OF THE WATERFRONT DISTRICT SUB-AREA PLAN AND RELATED DOCUMENTS
PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT    1:00 PM - 1:25 PM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; GENE KNUTSON


    1. **RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2013 HUD ACTION PLAN AMENDMENT ALLOCATING FEDERAL FUNDS FROM HUD FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME CITIZENS OF BELLINGHAM
    2.**RESOLUTION ADOPTING HOUSING LEVY AWARDS AND ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL PLAN AMENDMENTS
LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    1:25 PM - 1:30 PM
CATHY LEHMAN (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; STAN SNAPP


    1. REPORT FROM THE OCTOBER 7, 2013 LAKE WHATCOM POLICY GROUP MEETING
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    2. OLD/NEW BUSINESS (COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE WILL CONTINUE WITH ITS BUDGET WORKSESSION FOLLOWING EXECUTIVE SESSION)
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. WORKSESSION REGARDING THE 2014 PRELIMINARY BUDGET
EXECUTIVE SESSION    1:35 PM - 2:00 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. TENTATIVE AGREEMENT 106S 2011-2013 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT - (KLEMANSKI – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    2. LABOR RELATIONS - (KLEMANSKI – APPROX. 15 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 BECCA SHEW TO THE DESIGN REVIEW BOARD FOR COUNCIL'S APPROVAL
    3. MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF LYNETTE FELBER AND MARY ROSSI, AND REAPPOINTMENT OF SARAH CAMPBELL TO THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION FOR COUNCIL'S APPROVAL
    4. MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF JAMES GEBHARDT AND TIM HOSTETLER TO THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION FOR COUNCIL'S APPROVAL
    5. MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL SINGLETARY, CATHERINE CHAMBERS, MOLLY MONAHAN AND DAN HAMMILL TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD FOR COUNCIL'S INFORMATION
    6. MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF KEITH COLEMAN TO THE TOURISM COMMISSION 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. BID AWARD FOR POLICE UNIFORMS, BID #63B-2013
    2. BID AWARD FOR DETRITOR COVER INSTALLATION, BID #59-B-2013
    3. AUTHORIZATION TO ENTER INTO AN EASEMENT AGREEMENT WITH THE WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES NECESSARY TO CONSTRUCT THE INTERIM ACTION FOR THE R.G. HALEY SITE
    4. **RESOLUTION SETTING THE 2014 CITY COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE
    5. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD SEPTEMBER 20, 2013 THROUGH SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
    6. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD SEPTEMBER 27, 2013 THROUGH OCTOBER 3, 2013
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF DONATIONS OF MONEY AND PROPERTY
    2. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM ACCEPTING DONATION TO ASSIST THE FAMILIES OF FIREFIGHTERS KILLED OR DISABLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY
    3. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET RECLASSIFYING ONE POSITION IN THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, FACILITIES FUND, WHERE NO ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OR REALLOCATION OF FUNDS IS REQUESTED
    4. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET APPROPRIATING $228,828.00 OF EXPENDITURES IN THE GENERAL FUND RELATED TO THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE AND FEDERAL DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY FUNDS
    5. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $35,159.00 IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, GENERAL FUND, AS A RESULT OF A GRANT AWARD FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO PURCHASE SOFTWARE AND THERMAL IMAGERS
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, October 28, 2013


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
10/23/2013 10:00 AM
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