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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, December 05, 2011

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 1:00 PM TO 3:20 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE HEARD IN THE REGULAR MEETING ONLY:
CALL TO ORDER
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING MEETINGS:

On Monday, December 12 at 1:00 PM* in Council Chambers, there will be a meeting of the TBD Board of Directors to discuss transit options for 2012.

*On Monday, December 12, the City Council Committee meetings will begin at 2:00

Bellingham City Council meets all requirements of the State of Washington Open Meetings Act.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD
During this period of time, citizens may speak informally to the Council on subjects not scheduled for public hearing. EACH SPEAKER IS ALLOWED A MAXIMUM OF THREE MINUTES. If the speaker has written comments for the Council, an additional copy should be handed to the Clerk, preferably before the meeting, for our office files.
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THE FOLLOWING ARE HEARD IN BOTH COMMITTEE AND REGULAR MEETINGS

COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Open to the public. Committees report to the full Council at regular evening meeting:

PUBLIC WORKS/PUBLIC SAFETY    1:00 PM - 1:20 PM
BARRY BUCHANAN (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON


    1. EXTENSION OF LEASE TERM AND POTENTIAL EXPANSION OF SPACE FOR THE BELLINGHAM RAILWAY MUSEUM
1 - 3
    2. **RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION REQUESTING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INVESTMENT (EDI) FUNDING FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE W. BAKERVIEW OVERPASS
4 - 5
    3. PURCHASE OF MECHANICAL CPR DEVICES
6 - 16
TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE    1:20 PM - 1:35 PM
TERRY BORNEMANN (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST


    1. **RESOLUTION ADOPTING A BASE RATE FOR 2012 TRANSPORTATION IMPACT FEES PER BMC 19.06.
17 - 21
PLANNING/NEIGHBORHOODS & COMM. DEV.    1:35 PM - 2:05 PM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; SETH FLEETWOOD; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST


    1. CITY/COUNTY INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT CONCERNING PLANNING ANNEXATION AND DEVELOPMENT REVIEW IN BELLINGHAM’S URBAN GROWTH AREA
22 - 80
LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    2:05 PM - 2:25 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; BARRY BUCHANAN; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST


    1. **ORDINANCE TO INCREASE THE WATER RATE SURCHARGE FOR THE LAKE WHATCOM ACQUISITION AND STORMWATER PROGRAM
81 - 87
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    2:25 PM - 2:55 PM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR)


    1. RATIFICATION OF REAL ESTATE PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY AND CATHOLIC COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR THE SALE OF THE 1100 CORNWALL PROPERTY
88 - 144
    2. **ORDINANCE CONFIRMING FINAL ASSESSMENT ROLL FOR LID #1109 REGARDING SEWER IMPROVEMENTS ALONG 34TH STREET BETWEEN TAYLOR STREET AND DONOVAN AVENUE
145 - 160
    3. **ORDINANCE TO ADOPT THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM 2012 ANNUAL BUDGET
161 - 167
    4. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    5. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    2:55 PM - 3:20 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (HOISINGTON – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (HOISINGTON – APPROX. 15 MIN.)
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE HEARD IN THE REGULAR MEETING ONLY:

MAYOR'S REPORT
    1. STANDING TIME FOR BRIEFINGS, UPDATES AND REPORTS TO COUNCIL BY THE MAYOR, IF NEEDED. INFORMATION ONLY.
CONSENT AGENDA

All matters listed on the Consent Agenda are considered routine and/or non-controversial items and may be approved in a single motion. Committee review has taken place during the afternoon session on most of these items. A member of the Council may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.

    1. BID AWARD FOR CENTRIFUGE AND GRAVITY BELT POLYMER FOR 2012, BID #57B
168 - 169
    2. **ORDINANCE FOR 2011-2 LIBRARY GIFT FUND APPROPRIATION
170 - 172
    3. **ORDINANCE FOR 2011 BUDGET APPROPRIATION FROM THE TOURISM FUND
173 - 175
    4. **ORDINANCE FOR APPROPRIATION FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY INTO 2011 BUDGET
176 - 178
    5. **ORDINANCE FOR 2011 BUDGET APPROPRIATING $75,000 IN THE CLAIMS AND LITIGATION FUND FOR SPECIAL LEGAL SERVICES AND CLAIMS PAYMENTS
179 - 181
    6. **ORDINANCE CLOSING THE 2001 FIRE UNLIMITED TAX GENERAL OBLIGATION FUND
182 - 184
    7. **ORDINANCE CLOSING THE CAPITAL MAINTENANCE FUND
185 - 188
    8. **ORDINANCE CLOSING THE TECHNOLOGY REPLACEMENT AND RESERVE FUND
189 - 192
    9. **ORDINANCE CREATING A NEW SPECIAL REVENUE FUND
193 - 195
    10. **ORDINANCE CREATING A NEW DEBT SERVICE FUND
196 - 198
    11. RENEWAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH WHATCOM COUNTY FOR JOINT USAGE OF THE VACTOR WASTE TRANSFER FACILITY
199 - 236
    12. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM NOVEMBER 11, 2011 TO NOVEMBER 17, 2011
237
    13. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR PAYROLL FROM NOVEMBER 11, 2011 TO NOVEMBER 23, 2011
238
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2011 BUDGET FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLOSING THE OLYMPIC RESTORATION FUND AND TRANSFERRING ANY REMAINING BALANCE TO THE NATURAL RESOURCE PROTECTION AND RESTORATION FUND
239 - 241
ADJOURNMENT
** INDICATES THE INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCE/RESOLUTION
AGENDA INFORMATION
The agenda packet, which contains the supporting documentation for agenda items, is available at the Public Library or can be purchased in the Finance office for $4.00.
BROADCAST INFORMATION
The Bellingham City Council Committee Meetings are broadcast live on BTV10 starting at 1:00 p.m. Bellingham City Council Regular Meetings are broadcast live on BTV10 beginning at 7:00 p.m.

The meetings are also streamed live on the internet as they occur and are available at http://www.cob.org/services/education/btv10/live-stream.aspx. BTV10 programming is available 24/7 to anyone with a computer and high-speed internet access. On-line viewers will see exactly what the Comcast cable customers would see on Channel 10, without the need for cable television service.

The Bellingham Public Library also has DVD’s available for checkout. Video and audio files are available on the Internet at http://www.cob.org within 5 business days following each meeting.
COUNCIL MEETING VIEWING SCHEDULE: BTV10 AND WEBSITE
Mon. 1 p.m.Live broadcast of Committee meetings as they occur.
Mon. 7 p.m.Live broadcast of Regular meeting as it occurs.
Tues. noonRepeat broadcast of Monday afternoon Committee meetings.
Tues. 7 p.m.Repeat broadcast of Monday night regular meeting.
Wed. 8 a.m.Repeat broadcast of Monday night regular meeting.
Fri. 5 p.m.Council Committee and Regular meetings posted on city website no later than this day/time (though usually posted much sooner.)
Sat. 7 p.m.Repeat broadcast of Monday night regular meeting.
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.
NEXT CITY COUNCIL MEETING
Monday, December 12, 2011


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
12/07/2011 10:00 AM
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