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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, March 11, 2013

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 9:00 AM; 10:30 AM; 1:00 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

On Monday, March 18, 12:30 PM @ Woodstock Farm, the Bellingham City Council will hold a retreat to discuss the process for review and approval of the annual budget.

On Monday, April 8, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding an amendment to the Capital Facilities Plan to add a new project, ASB Trail, to be funded by Real Estate Excise Tax.

On Monday, April 8, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding the addition of an Economic Development Chapter to the Comprehensive Plan.

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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PRESENTATION
    1. MAYOR LINVILLE'S STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS
PUBLIC HEARING
    1. PROPOSED RECODIFICATION OF THE BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE BY THE CODE PUBLISHING COMPANY OF SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
    2. PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE 12.12.280 TO PREVENT THE RELEASE AND SPREAD OF AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES (AIS)
PUBLIC WORKS/PUBLIC SAFETY    09:00 AM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. REPORT REGARDING WASHINGTON CONSERVATION CORPS CREWS ASSISTANCE WITH HURRICANE SANDY CLEANUP
    2. DRAFT 2013 WATER SYSTEM PLAN UPDATE
PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT    10:30 AM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; GENE KNUTSON


    1. **AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A REZONE OF AREA 14A, KING MOUNTAIN NEIGHBORHOOD
PARKS AND RECREATION    1:00 PM - 1:35 PM
GENE KNUTSON (CHAIR); STAN SNAPP; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. LAKE PADDEN GOLF COURSE GREENS FEE INCREASE
    2. 2013 RATE CHANGES FOR ATHLETIC AND PARK FACILITIES AND DEPOT MARKET SQUARE RENTALS
LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    1:35 PM - 2:25 PM
CATHY LEHMAN (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; STAN SNAPP


    1. AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES PREVENTION PROGRAM - FEE DISCUSSION
    2. LAKE PADDEN WATER QUALITY UPDATE
    3. INITIAL ANALYSIS OF THE LAKE WHATCOM WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT REPORT AND IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGY; VOLUME 2
WATERFRONT/DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT    2:25 PM - 3:35 PM
TERRY BORNEMANN (CHAIR); CATHY LEHMAN; JACK WEISS


    1. OVERVIEW OF THE DRAFT INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR FACILITIES WITHIN THE WATERFRONT DISTRICT BETWEEN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM AND THE PORT OF BELLINGHAM
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    3:35 PM - 4:45 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. HEARING EXAMINER ANNUAL REPORT TO CITY COUNCIL
    2. ARMY STREET PROJECT BRIEFING
    3. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM AND THE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REGARDING 2013 DELIVERABLES
    4. MODIFICATION TO SECOND OPERATING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM AND THE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO ADD LANGUAGE REGARDING BPDA EXPENDITURES
    5. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    6. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
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.
    2. MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF DEAN HASKINS TO THE MAYOR'S NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COMMISSION AS THE ALABAMA HILL PRIMARY REPRESENTATIVE, FOR COUNCIL'S INFORMATION
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 ARNE HANNA AQUATIC CENTER POOL RESURFACING
    2. **AN ORDINANCE AMENDING BMC 20.52.020 TO CORRECT A SCRIVENER'S ERROR
    3. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD FEBRUARY 8, 2013 THROUGH FEBRUARY 14, 2013
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD FEBRUARY 15, 2013 THROUGH FEBRUARY 21, 2013
    5. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD FEBRUARY 22, 2013 THROUGH FEBRUARY 28, 2013
    6. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAYROLL FEBRUARY 9, 2013, THROUGH FEBRUARY 25, 2013
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE, AS REVISED, REFORMATTED, INDEXED, CODIFIED, COMPILED, EDITED, AND REPUBLISHED BY CODE PUBLISHING COMPANY, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
    2. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2013 BUDGET AND APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $9,143.00 FROM ESTIMATED ENDING UNDESIGNATED RESERVES IN THE DEVELOPMENT SERVICES FUND TO PROVIDE FOR A SALARY UPGRADE FOR A JOB CLASSIFICATION IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT, DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DIVISION
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, March 25, 2013


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
03/20/2013 10:00 AM
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