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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, December 09, 2013, 01:00 PM
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Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The Committee Meetings were called to order

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

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

AB20215 1. A 2013 Budget Ordinance authorizing use of up to $75,000 from the Cemetery Cash Endowed Care Reserve to offset declining revenues

Presented by: James King, Parks and Recreation, Director
Marcia Wazny, Parks and Recreation, Park Enterprise Director

SS/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. GK concurred

AB20216 2. Squalicum Creek Park Phase Three construction project bid award, Bid No. 77B-2013

Presented by: James King, Parks and Recreation Director
Jonathan Schilk, Parks and Recreation Landscape Architect

SS/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. GK concurred.

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

AB20217 1. 2014 Work Plan Amendments to the Fire District 8 Administrative Services Contract

Presented by: Roger Christensen, Fire Chief

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.SS concurred.


AB20218 2. Special Purpose Facility Interlocal Lease Agreement

Presented by: Roger Christensen, Fire Chief

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.


AB20219 3. Emergency Medical Services Interlocal Agreement

Presented by: Roger Christensen, Fire Chief
Peter Ruffatto, City Attorney

POSTPONED TO 12/16/2013 BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT.

AB20220 4. Ordinance adopting a base rate for 2014 Transportation Impact Fees, per BMC 19.06

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Christ Comeau, Transportation Planner
Linda Twitchell, Building Industry Association of Whatcom County

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.


AB20221 5. Public Works Operations Division Update

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Eric Johnston, Assistant Director Public Works Operations

INFORMATION ONLY


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

Cathy Lehman excused

AB20222 1. A Resolution to commend the Wellness Committee and reaffirm support of the existing Wellness Program

Presented by: Allysa Bronson, Benefits and Payroll Manager

GK/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Motion carried 6-0. CL excused.


AB20223 2. Library Update

Presented by: Pam Kiesner, Library Director

INFORMATION ONLY.


AB20224 3. An Interlocal Agreement between Whatcom County, the City of Bellingham, and the Port of Bellingham regarding a Coordinated approach to funding and contracting with economic development providers

Presented by: Tara Sundin, Economic Development Manager

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Motion carried 6-0. CL excused.

AB20225 4. **An Ordinance amending the 2013 Budget transferring proceeds from the sale of 1100 Cornwall Avenue from the Public Development Authority Fund to the Parking Services Fund

Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Finance Director

SS/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Motion carried 6-0. CL excused.


AB20226 5. Adoption of the City of Bellingham's 2014 Annual Budget

Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Finance Director
Pam Kiesner, Library Director

GK/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Motion carried 6-0. CL excused.


AB20227 6. An Ordinance amending the 2014 Budget authorizing a restructuring of the $1,800,000.00 loan from the Natural Resource Protection and Restoration Fund to the Public Facilities District

Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Finance Director

TB/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Motion carried 6-0. CL excused.


AB20196 7. Consideration of motion to rescind the vote to approve third and final reading of Ordinance 2013-12-087 vacating an unnamed right-of-way (ROW) located north of West Bakerview Rd. between Pacific Highway and unimproved Dover Street due to a processing error (ADDED AS ADDENDUM TO ORIGINAL AGENDA)

Presented by: Alan Marriner, Assistant City Attorney

SS/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND RESCISSION OF THE VOTE ON THIRD AND FINAL READING. Motion carried 6-0. CL excused.

The December 2 Committee Meeting Minutes were submitted for approval.

SS/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Motion carried 5-0-1. GK abstained. CL excused.

At 2:53 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. Labor Relations Update - (Klemanski – Approx. 10 min.)


2. Potential Litigation - (Stamps – Approx. 30 min.)



ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 3:39 PM



Michael Lilliquist, Council President Pro Tempore
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to the Bellingham City Council
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