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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS RETREAT AGENDA

Saturday, January 22, 2011

SQUALICUM BOATHOUSE, 2600 HARBOR LOOP BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM


Attendees:
      Council Members

      Facilitator: David Webster, CAO
      City Staff: Mayor Dan Pike
      Marty Mulholland, ITSD Director
      Janice Keller, Communications Director
      Joan Hoisington, City Attorney
      Jeff Thomas, Planning & Community Development Director
      J. Lynne Walker, Legislative Administrator

AB19089

9:00-9:15 Review of 2010 Accomplishments
          a. Retreat Agenda review and approval

9:15 - 9:55 Taking Stock of Future Progress:
          a. Discussion of Performance Measures and City budget process interface - 10 min
          b. Demonstration of public access and management software for metrics - 30 min

9:55 - 11:00 Council Processes & Protocols:
          a. Discussion regarding committee structure and time constraints - 15 min
          b. Council roles and relationships with Executive, Staff and Citizen Boards - 20 min
          c. Council policy regarding voting after a public hearing - 15 min
          d. Review of Robert's Rules of Order led by Barry Buchanan - 15 min

11:00-12:00 LUNCH BREAK

12:00-12:30 Content
        a. Discussion of City growth management policies and Comprehensive Plan update - 20 min
        b. Other business:

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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.


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