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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, June 17, 2013

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS,9:00 AM; 10:30 AM; 1:00 PM - 4:10 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

On Monday, July 15th, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding five proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments for docketing for review in 2013/2014 located in: Samish, Happy Valley and Cordata Neighborhoods, Meridian, Cornwall Park and South Neighborhoods and a city-wide update to the Parks, Recreation And Open Space 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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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    09:00 AM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. **BUDGET ORDINANCE TO TRANSFER MAIL SERVICES FUNCTION FROM THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT TO THE PUBLIC WORKS WAREHOUSE DEPARTMENT AND RECLASSIFYING TWO PART-TIME POSITIONS INTO ONE FULL-TIME POSITION.
    2. **BUDGET ORDINANCE TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR PURCHASE OF LAND NECESSARY TO CONSTRUCT A REGIONAL STORMWATER AND WETLAND FACILITY
    3. UPDATE ON LAKE WHATCOM WATER AND SEWER DISTRICT [LWWSD] CONTRACT FOR WHOLESALE WASTEWATER TREATMENT
PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT    10:30 AM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; GENE KNUTSON


    1. DISCUSSION OF A RENTAL REGISTRATION AND INSPECTION PROGRAM
LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
CATHY LEHMAN (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; STAN SNAPP


    1. AUTHORIZATION FOR THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH WHATCOM COUNTY FOR THE LAKE WHATCOM HOMEOWNER INCENTIVE PROGRAM [HIP]
    2. NATURAL RESOURCES QUARTERLY UPDATE
PARKS AND RECREATION    1:30 PM - 1:50 PM
GENE KNUTSON (CHAIR); STAN SNAPP; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. CONDITIONS FOR INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH CHUCKANUT COMMUNITY FOREST PARK DISTRICT
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    1:50 PM - 3:50 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. PRESENTATION OF THE BELLINGHAM WHATCOM COUNTY TOURISM 2013 MARKETING PLAN
    2. ANNUAL REPORT ON TOURISM FUND
    3. AUTHORIZATION FOR MAYOR TO ENTER INTO THE ARMY STREET PROPERTY OWNER LETTER OF INTENT WITH THE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY [BPDA]
    4. **AN ORDINANCE GRANTING A NON-EXCLUSIVE TELECOMMUNICATIONS FRANCHISE TO ASTOUND BROADBAND, LLC
    5. REVIEW WITH COUNCIL THE SCHEDULE FOR MODIFYING THE 2014 BUDGET AND SEEK INPUT ABOUT COUNCIL BUDGETING PRIORITIES
    6. **CLOSED RECORD PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A SITE SPECIFIC REZONE AT 348 W BAKERVIEW ROAD
    7. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    8. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    3:50 PM - 4:10 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY SALE - (KRAHAM – APPROX. 5 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION: CLAIM NO. 2012-17 - (BRADY – 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.
    2. MAYOR'S REAPPOINTMENT OF CHARLES MATTHEWS TO THE GREENWAYS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR COUNCIL'S APPROVAL
    3. MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF JOEL BERGSBAKEN TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD 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. **RESOLUTION RELATING TO CITY OF BELLINGHAM LEGISLATIVE PROCESS TO MAINTAIN THE WRITTEN RECORD FOLLOWING PUBLIC HEARINGS UNTIL COUNCIL MAKES A FINAL DECISION
    2. **AN ORDINANCE REPEALING BMC 6.17.500 TO ELIMINATE A CONFLICT WITH THE MUNICIPAL CODE
    3. BID AWARD FOR STATE AND MAPLE INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS, ES-0458, BID # 36B-2013
    4. INTERLOCAL PURCHASING AGREEMENT WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF ENTERPRISES SERVICE [DES]
    5. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD MAY 24, 2013 THROUGH MAY 30, 2013
    6. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD MAY 31, 2013 THROUGH JUNE 6, 2013
    7. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAYROLL MAY 25, 2013 THROUGH JUNE 10, 2013
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM RELATING TO BELLINGHAM'S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, UPDATING THE WHATCOM FALLS NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN AND REZONING AREA 1 OF THE WHATCOM FALLS NEIGHBORHOOD, AMENDING THE NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN LAND USE MAP, ZONING MAP AND BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE 20.00.230
    2. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, ADDING A NEW ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATE GROWTH MANAGEMENT ACT (RCW CHAPTER 36.70A) AND BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE 21.10.150 AND 20.20.030
    3. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM PROHIBITING THE POSSESSION AND USE OF CONSUMER FIREWORKS AMENDING BMC 10.24.130, ADDING NEW SECTIONS TO BMC 10.24, AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES
    4. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM ESTABLISHING NEW AUTHORITY AND STANDARDS FOR ADDRESSING AND STREET NAMING WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS BY REPEALING BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 18.28.150 "STREET NAMING" AND ADOPTING BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 17.30 "ADDRESSING AND STREET NAMING"
    5. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $1,651.00 FROM ESTIMATED ENDING DESIGNATED RESERVES IN THE PUBLIC EDUCATION AND GOVERNMENT ACCESS TV FUND AND REALLOCATING EXPENDITURES IN THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADDITION OF A NEW PART-TIME POSITION
    6. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $30,000.00 FROM ESTIMATED ENDING DESIGNATED RESERVES IN THE LIBRARY GIFT FUND TO PROVIDE FOR ADDITIONAL CIRCULATION MATERIALS, SUPPLIES, AND STRATEGIC PLANNING EXPENDITURES
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, July 01, 2013


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
06/26/2013 10:00 AM
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