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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, June 20, 2011, 01:00 PM
Book: 65, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by Terry Bornemann, Council President Pro Tempore

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

Parks And Recreation
Members: Chair, Gene Knutson; Terry Bornemann; Seth Fleetwood

AB19238 1. Resolution designating July 2011 as Parks and Recreation Month

Presented by: Leslie Bryson, Parks & Recreation Interim Director

SF/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. GK concurred.

Public Works / Public Safety
Members: Chair, Barry Buchanan; Jack Weiss; Gene Knutson

AB19239 1. Bid opening and recommendation for rejection of all bids for Central Avenue improvements

Presented by: Sam Shipp, Public Works Project Engineer
Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

GK/JW MOVED TO REJECT ALL BIDS. BB concurred.

AB19240 2. Rejection of bid award to Bellingham Plumbing & Heating, Inc. and all other bids for Bid #12B-2011 for Post Point condenser replacement

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

JW/GK MOVED TO REJECT BID AWARD TO BELLINGHAM PLUMBING AND HEATING AND ALL OTHER BIDS. BB concurred.

AB19110 3. Sale of three surplus properties on Sunset Drive by multiple listing and negotiated sale

Presented by: Patty Fernandez, Public Works Real Property Manager

GK/JW MOVED TO AUTHORIZE USING MULTIPLE LISTING AND NEGOTIATED SALE FOR PROPERTY DISPOSITION. BB concurred.

Transportation
Members: Chair, Terry Bornemann; Michael Lilliquist; Jack Weiss

AB19211 1. Draft 2012-2017 Transportation Improvement Program

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Chris Comeau, Transportation Planner
Brent Baldwin, Development Manager


ML/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND ADDING A LINE FOR A “TRANSPORTATION RESERVE” TO PROJECT #2: TRANSIT SERVICE ENHANCEMENTS AND TO TRANSFER THE PROJECT TOTAL AMOUNT IDENTIFIED TO THAT LINE. TB concurred.

JW/ML MOVED TO AMEND PROJECT #6: ELIZA AVENUE TO WIDEN ELIZA FOR DEDICATED BIKE LANE ON WEST SIDE AND ADDING A 4-FOOT STRIPED SHOULDER ON THE EAST SIDE. Mixed recommendation.

JW/ML moved to strike projects 11-B; 11-E; 11-F; 11-G; 11-H; 11-I AND 11-J FROM THE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM LIST. Mixed recommendation.

Committee Of The Whole
Chair, Terry Bornemann

AB19241 1. Library update

Presented by: Pam Kiesner, Library Director

INFORMATION ONLY

AB18687 2. Discussion of rental unit licensing proposal

Presented by: Mark Gardner, City Council Policy Analyst

JW/ML MOVED TO DIRECT THE CITY EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT STAFF TO DEVELOP A RENTAL LICENSING AND INSPECTION PROGRAM AND WARRANT AUTHORITY AND CORRESPONDING ORDINANCES, WORKING WITH THE FRAMEWORK DEVELOPED BY THE BELLINGHAM CITY COUNCIL PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE. THE COUNCIL’S POLICY ANALYST IS ALSO DIRECTED TO PROVIDE RESEARCH ASSISTANCE AS REQUESTED BY CITY DEPARTMENTS OR THE CITY’S CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER. THE LEAD DEPARTMENT OR DEPARTMENTS SHOULD RETURN TO BRIEF THE COUNCIL ON PROGRESS BY NO LATER THAN SEPTEMBER 12. No recommendation.

The Committee Meeting minutes of June 6, 2011 were submitted for approval. JW/GK MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 6-0-0. Stan Snapp excused.

The Special Meeting minutes of June 13, 2011 were submitted for approval. GK/JW MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 6-0-0. Stan Snapp excused.


None submitted.


At 3:19 PM Terry Bornemann adjourned the meeting to Executive Session to hear the following items. The first item was stricken: Executive Session

1. Litigation: Puget Sound Energy v. City of Bellingham

2. Potential Litigation - (Hoisington)

3. Potential Litigation - (Hoisington)

4. Potential Litigation - (Marriner)

5. Potential Property Acquisition - (Marriner)

6. Potential Property Acquisition - (Hoisington)

At 4:01 PM Terry Bornemann announced Executive Session would be extended for an additional 15 minutes.



ADJOURNMENT
At 4:19 PM the meeting was called back to order and adjourned.




Terry Bornemann, Council President Pro Tempore
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to Bellingham City Council
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