|Call to Order|
|Announcements & Upcoming Meetings:|
Bellingham City Council meets all requirements of the State of Washington Open Meetings Act.
|Pledge Of Allegiance|
Led by Council President Bornemann.
|Approval Of Minutes|
WEISS / KNUTSON moved approval of the July 23, 2012, August 6, 2012 and August 13, 2012 minutes of the regular City Council meetings as submitted. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|15-Minute Public Comment Period|
|Planning & Community Development |
Jack Weiss, Chair
Michael Lilliquist; Cathy Lehman; Seth Fleetwood
|AB19677 1. Budget Ordinance to reinstate three positions in the Planning and Community Development Department|
“AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2012 BUDGET APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $13,798.00 IN THE GENERAL FUND AND $25,214.00 IN THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES FUND, ALONG WITH REALLOCATING OTHER EXPENDITURES IN BOTH FUNDS, TO PROVIDE FOR A REORGANIZATION OF STAFF IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, BUILDING SERVICES GROUP.”
WEISS / KNUTSON moved approval for first and second reading. MOTION CARRIED 6-1, LILLIQUIST opposed.
|1st & 2nd APPROVED|
|Public Works / Public Safety |
Stan Snapp, Chair
Seth Fleetwood; Gene Knutson
|AB19669 1. Ordinance Adopting a Marina Boathouse Fire Code|
“AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM ESTABLISHING NEW MARINA BOATHOUSE FIRE CODE REGULATIONS BY AMENDING BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE (BMC) SECTIONS 17.20.010 AND 17.20.020 AND ADOPTING A NEW BMC SECTION 17.20.110 WHICH AMENDS THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE CHAPTER 45 AS ADOPTED BY THE STATE OF WASHINGTON.”
SNAPP / LILLIQUIST moved approval for first and second reading. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|1st & 2nd APPROVED|
|AB19678 2. Central Basin Inflow and Infiltration pilot project Bid Award, EU-0154, Bid #38B-2012|
SNAPP / KNUTSON moved to award Bid No. 38B-2012 for Central Basin Inflow and Infiltration Pilot Project to Interwest Construction Inc. of Burlington, Washington as the lowest responsive, responsible bidder and to authorize the Mayor to enter into a contract with them for the amount of their bid which is $2,684,819.35, which includes WSST. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|AB19679 3. Biochemical Oxygen Demand [BOD] Reduction Update for Post Point Water Treatment Plant|
SNAPP / KNUTSON moved to direct staff to move forward with the implementation of volumetric rate structure for both industrial and significant industrial users. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|DIRECTION TO STAFF|
|Committee Of The Whole |
Terry Bornemann, Chair
Jack Weiss, Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman, Stan Snapp, Michael Lilliquist, Seth Fleetwood
|AB19680 1. Discussion of possible City Council support for a community-based effort to seek funding for an independent Health Impact Assessment of the Gateway Pacific Terminal project|
Withdrawn during committee. No action.
|Withdrawn / |
|Executive Session - Report and action only.|
|1. Potential Property Acquisition/Potential Litigation: Staff provided information on a potential property acquisition matter as well as a potential litigation matter. Direction given. No action taken.||NO ACTION|
|2. Potential Property Sale: Staff provided information on a potential property sale.|
KNUTSON / LEHMAN moved to authorize the sale of the property located at 2404 Meridian Street in the amount of $180,500.00 subject to the Retention of Real Estate Proceeds Agreement between the City and the Estate of Allyn C. Deets. MOTION CARRIED 5-2, WEISS, SNAPP opposed.
|3. Potential Property Acquisitions and Sales: Staff provided information on three potential property acquisitions and one potential property sale. Direction given. No action taken.||NO ACTION|
All matters listed on the Consent Agenda are considered routine and/or non-controversial items and may be approved in a single motion. A member of the Council may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.
|AB19681 1. Number 3 steel meter box lids Bid Award, Bid #51B-2012||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB19682 2. Authorization of checks issued for pay period August 3, 2012 through August 9, 2012||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB19683 3. Authorization of checks issued for pay period August 10, 2012 through August 16, 2012||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB19684 4. Authorization of checks issued for pay period August 17, 2012 through August 23, 2012||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB19685 5 Authorization of checks issued for payroll July 26, 2012 through August 10, 2012||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB19686 6 Authorization of checks issued for payroll August 11, 2012 through August 24, 2012|
KNUTSON / WEISS moved approval of the Consent Agenda in its entirety. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|CONSENT AGENDA APPROVED IN ITS ENTIRETY|
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:33 p.m.
Next City Council Meeting
Monday, September 24, 2012