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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, August 05, 2013,
Book: 67, Page: 1

Committee Meetings
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meetings were called to order.

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

Public Works / Public Safety
Stan Snapp, Chair
Terry Bornemann; Gene Knutson

AB20066 1. Pacific Highway-Aldrich Annexation Mitigation Agreement with Fire District 8

Presented by: Roger Christenson, Fire Chief

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL TO DRAFT AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT. SS concurred.


AB20067 2. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Contract Proposal

Presented by: Roger Christenson, Fire Chief

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND DIRECTION TO STAFF TO MOVE FORWARD WITH NEGOTIATIONS AS PRESENTED. SS concurred.


AB20068 3. Lake Whatcom Water and Sewer District Agreement for Wastewater

Presented by: Eric Johnston, Assistant Public Works Director
Mayor Kelli Linville
Patrick Sorensen, LWWSD General Manager

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.


AB20069 4. An Ordinance relating to the 2013 Budget appropriating $15,000 in the Street Fund to purchase School Zone Flashing Beacons, from unanticipated grant revenue

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.


Parks and Recreation
Gene Knutson, Chair
Stan Snapp; Terry Bornemann


AB20070 1. Bellingham Railway Museum presentation to Council regarding a proposal for a trolley car tourist attraction along Squalicum Parkway

Presented by: David Baker, Bellingham Railway Museum President
Leslie Bryson, Parks and Recreation Design and Development Manager

INFORMATION ONLY

Finance and Personnel
Michael Lilliquist, Chair
Gene Knutson; Stan Snapp

AB20071 1. Financial Report - 2nd Quarter

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director

INFORMATION ONLY


AB20072 2. Appointment of Interim Finance Director

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director

SS/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. ML concurred.


Committee Of The Whole
Seth Fleetwood, Chair
Jack Weiss, Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman, Stan Snapp, Michael Lilliquist, Terry Bornemann


The minutes of the July 1, 2013 and July 15, 2013 City Council Committee Meetings were submitted for approval. SS/GK MOVED APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES AS SUBMITTED. The motion carried 7-0.
Waterfront Committee Worksessions

Terry Bornemann announced that following the Public Hearing tonight, Council Members should put their questions and concerns in writing and submit them to staff as quickly as possible. Ms. Lehman asked whether there would be a Waterfront Committee Worksession on August 12. Tara Sundin explained that since there was uncertainty as to whether the Public Hearing would be continued to the next meeting. Staff needs to get direction from the Waterfront Committee regarding the focus and structure for the worksessions in order to prepare.

At 2:06 PM Council President Fleetwood adjourned the meeting to Executive Session to hear the following:

Executive Session - Closed to the public. Report in the Regular Meeting only:

1. Potential Litigation - (Kraham – Approx. 5 min.)
2. Potential Litigation - (Kraham – Approx. 15 min.)

An Executive session item was added to the agenda:

3. Litigation - Carlson v. City of Bellingham - (Brady – Approx. 15 min.)


ADJOURNMENT
At 2:41 PM the meeting was called back to order and adjourned.


Seth Fleetwood, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to the Bellingham City Council
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