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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, August 16, 2010, 01:00 PM
Book: 64, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by President Gene Knutson

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MEMBERS: CHAIR, TERRY BORNEMANN; SETH FLEETWOOD;
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; JACK WEISS

AB18946 1. CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST TO INITIATE THE REVIEW PROCESS FOR AN ANNEXATION OF APPROXIMATELY 120 ACRES LOCATED IN BELLINGHAM’S YEW STREET URBAN GROWTH AREA KNOWN AS THE YEW STREET ROAD EAST ANNEXATION

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, PCD Senior Planner
Moshe Quinn, PCD Planner

JW MOVED TO DENY INITIATION OF THE PETITION. There was no second.
SS/ML MOVED TO HOLD THIS MATTER OVER FOR ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATION BY THE COMMITTEE.


PUBLIC WORKS / PUBLIC SAFETY
MEMBERS: CHAIR, BARRY BUCHANAN; STAN SNAPP; JACK WEISS

AB18879 1. DISCUSSION REGARDING EXPANSION AT THE POST POINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Brian Matson, Carollo Engineering

JS/SS MOVED TO DIRECT STAFF TO LOOK AT HISTORIC LEVELS OF POPULATION GROWTH AND HISTORIC BOD LOADING AND PROJECT A BEST CASE SCENARIO AND TO PRESENT A FOURTH RECOMMENDATION THAT REFLECTS WHAT THE NEW VOLUMES WOULD BE BASED ON THOSE FINDINGS. Mixed recommendation.

TRANSPORTATION
MEMBERS: CHAIR, JACK WEISS; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST

AB18947 1. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO BMC 2.44, TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TO AUTHORIZE THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TO SERVE AS A CITIZEN ADVISORY GROUP TO THE TRANSPORTATION BENEFIT DISTRICT.

Presented by: Mayor Dan Pike
Joan Hoisington, City Attorney

ML/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON

AB18874 1. COMCAST FRANCHISE RENEWAL: PROJECT UPDATE PRESENTATION OF CABLE TELEVISION RENEWAL INFORMAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT REPORT

Presented by: Marty Mulholland, ITSD Director
David Webster, Chief Administrative Officer

INFORMATION ONLY
Minutes of August 09, 2010 Committee Minutes were submitted for approval.

SS/TB MOVED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS SUBMITTED. The motion carried 7-0 Micheal Lilliquist discussed the Lake Whatcom Reservoir work plan in regards to a change or increase in the size of the Committee. JW/SS moved to add Seth Fleetwood to the Committee. The motion carried 7-0/

Terry Borneman presented information about the PBS special featuring Bellingham and its efforts towards sustainability, to be aired Thursday, November 18, 2010 at 7 p.m. Bellingham has been recognized as “the gold standard” for sustainable businesses.

Dan Pike proposed that the Mount Baker Theatre host the PBS special event catered by local businesses in a “pot-luck” fashion. The special will feature local businesses including Woodstone, Boundary Bay, and Mallards.

The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session at 3:36 PM to hear the following items:

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION

2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION

3. PROPERTY ACQUISITION MATTER 4. PENDING LITIGATION: Port of Bellingham v. City of Bellingham

The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 4:32 PM.


ADJOURNMENT

Gene Knutson, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Legislative Coordinator
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