|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 Steve Moore.
|APPROVAL OF MINUTES|
SS / TB moved approval of the August 16, 2010 minutes of the regular Council Meeting as submitted. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|15-MINUTE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD|
|AB18951 1. CONSIDERATION OF AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE FOUNTAIN DISTRICT SUBAREA PLAN AND CORRESPONDING CHANGES TO THE ZONING AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS|
Public hearing held. Worksession scheduled for September 27th.
|Public hearing held.|
|COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEES:|
|PUBLIC WORKS / PUBLIC SAFETY |
MEMBERS: CHAIR, BARRY BUCHANAN; STAN SNAPP; JACK WEISS
|AB18835 1. APPROVAL OF SALE OF SURPLUS RESCUE VEHICLE #471|
BB / JW moved to approve the surplus sale of Rescue Vehicle #471 for $50,000.00. MOTION CARRIED 7-0
|AB18952 CB 13642|
2. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2010 BUDGET APPROPRIATING $235,720.19 FROM ESTIMATED ENDING UNDESIGNATED RESERVES IN THE FLEET FUND TO PURCHASE POLICE PATROL VEHICLES
BB / SS moved approval for first and second reading. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR & NATURAL RESOURCES |
MEMBERS: CHAIR, MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; BARRY BUCHANAN; STAN SNAPP; SETH FLEETWOOD
|AB18953 1. BRIEFING ON CITY’S RESPONSE TO THE NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE BIOLOGICAL OPINION REGARDING SALMON HABITAT PROTECTION STANDARDS WITHIN REGULATORY FLOODPLAINS|
|PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT|
MEMBERS: CHAIR, TERRY BORNEMANN; SETH FLEETWOOD; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; JACK WEISS
|AB18946 1. WORKSESSION REGARDING CONSIDERATION OF A REQUEST TO INITIATE REVIEW PROCESS FOR THE YEW STREET ROAD EAST ANNEXATION|
JW / SF moved to deny the initiation of the annexation. MOTION CARRIED 4-3, TB, BB, GK opposed.
|APPROVED (TO NOT INITIATE)|
|COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE |
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON
Council Member Bornemann introduced a resolution opposing Initiatives 1100 and 1105. A Public Hearing will be scheduled for October 4, 2010.
Council Member Bornemann noted the new exhibit at the Museum, entitled 1934: A New Deal for Artists, a Smithsonian Exhibit opens September 18th.
Council Member Lilliquist noted activities and information with regard to Whatcom Water Week: September 18th - 25th.
Council Member Weiss discussed regulation of political signage. Several items from a MRSC Report were noted. Public Works Director Ted Carlson explained that staff does remove signs if they’re in the median or are a safety or sight issue.
|EXECUTIVE SESSION - Report only.|
|1. Potential Property Acquisition: Staff provided information on a potential property acquisition. Information only. No action taken.||No action|
|2. Potential Property Acquisition: Staff provided information on a potential property acquisition. Information only. No action taken.||No action|
|3. Potential Property Acquisition: Staff provided information on the potential acquisition of a 4.5 acre parcel adjacent to Lake Whatcom Boulevard, in the vicinity of the Stimpson Reserve. The seller is Summit Bank.|
SS / TB moved to authorize the purchase of said property at a purchase price of $100,000. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|4. Labor Negotiations – AFSCME 114L (Librarians): City Staff provided an update on labor negotiations.|
SS / TB moved to approve the agreement with AFSCME 114L with the following terms:
Term of Agreement: Modification to 2009-2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement with extension through December 31, 2013.
Wages: For 2011, the wage plan remains as published in the current Collective Bargaining Agreement.
For 2012-2013, wage increases will be the greater of 0% or the COLA awarded to the unrepresented (E-Team) group.
Benefits: Beginning January 1, 2011, the City’s contribution to medical premiums will be based on Group Health Co-Pay Plan 2 instead of Regence PPO.
Personnel: Management will discuss any planned layoffs or position eliminations with the bargaining unit to determine whether savings can be achieved another way.
|AB18954 2. MAYOR’S REAPPOINTMENT OF MICHAEL SINGLETARY, MOLLY MONAHAN AND DAN HAMMILL TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD|
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.
|AB18955 Resolution #2010-25|
1. RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (NIMS)
“A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON AUTHORIZING THE ADOPTION OF THE NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM AS THE BASIS FOR ALL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT IN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM.”
|AB18956 Resolution #2010-26|
2. RESOLUTION TO SET A PUBLIC HEARING DATE OF OCTOBER 20, 2010 BEFORE THE HEARING EXAMINER FOR A STREET VACATION PETITION FOR 26TH STREET AND THE ALLEYWAY TO THE WEST
“ A RESOLUTION FIXING THE TIME FOR A PUBLIC HEARING ON A PROPOSED STREET AND ALLEY VACATION FOR 26TH STREET AND THE ALLEYWAY TO THE WEST ABUTTING BLOCKS 251 AND 252, FAIRHAVEN LAND CO. THIRD ADDITION TO FAIRHAVEN, GENERALLY BETWEEN DOUGLAS AVENUE AND TAYLOR STREET.”
|AB18957 3. BID AWARD FOR POLICE UNIFORMS, BID #53B-2010||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB18958 4. BID AWARD FOR CITY HALL ROOF REPLACEMENT, BID #52B-2010||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB18959 5. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM JULY 30, 2010 TO AUGUST 6, 2010||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB18960 6. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM AUGUST 6, 2010 TO AUGUST 13, 2010||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB18961 7. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM AUGUST 13, 2010 TO AUGUST 20, 2010||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB18962 8. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE CHECK ISSUED AUGUST 27, 2010||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB18963 9. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM AUGUST 27, 2010 TO SEPTEMBER 3, 2010||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB18964 10. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR PAYROLL FROM JULY 16, 2010 TO JULY 31, 2010||(Consent Agenda)|
|AB18965 11. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR PAYROLL FROM AUGUST 1, 2010 TO AUGUST 15, 2010|
BB / ML moved approval of the Consent Agenda in its entirety. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
|CONSENT AGENDA APPROVED IN ITS ENTIRETY|
|FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES|
|AB18947 1. CB 13640 |
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 2.44, TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION, AMENDING SECTION 2.44.010 B. PERTAINING TO MEMBERSHIP, AND ADDING A NEW SECtION 2.44.050 (11) TO AUTHORIZE THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION TO ADVISE BELLINGHAM TRANSPORTATION BENEFIT DISTRICT. NO. 1
TB / SS moved approval for third and final reading. Upon motion, said bill was placed on final passage and approved by the following roll call vote:
AYES: BORNEMANN, BUCHANAN, FLEETWOOD, KNUTSON, LILLIQUIST, SNAPP, WEISS
MOTION CARRIED 7-0 and was thereafter named Ordinance #2010-09-054
|AB18950 2. CB 13641 |
AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2010 BUDGET APPROPRIATING $30,000.00 FROM ESTIMATED ENDING RESERVES DESIGNATED FOR BTV IN THE GENERAL FUND TO PAY ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICES COSTS RELATING TO NEGOTIATION OF A FRANCHISE AGREEMENT
TB / BB moved approval for third and final reading. Upon motion, said bill was placed on final passage and approved by the following roll call vote:
AYES: BORNEMANN, BUCHANAN, FLEETWOOD, KNUTSON, LILLIQUIST, SNAPP, WEISS
MOTION CARRIED 7-0 and was thereafter named Ordinance #2010-09-055
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 10:33 p.m.