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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, March 15, 2010, 01:00 PM
Book: 64, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by President Gene Knutson

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

FINANCE & PERSONNEL
MEMBERS: CHAIR, STAN SNAPP; BARRY BUCHANAN;
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST

AB18784 1. REVIEW OF 2009 FISCAL YEAR END FINANCIAL REPORT

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director

INFORMATION ONLY

AB18785 2. INTRODUCTION OF COMPREHENSIVE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director
Brian Henshaw, Budget Manager
Dan Pike, Mayor

INFORMATION ONLY

AB18786 3. AN ORDINANCE TO ADJUST ESTIMATED 2010 BUDGETED BEGINNING RESERVE BALANCES BY $42,834,672.18 TO EQUAL ACTUAL BEGINNING RESERVE BALANCES

Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Budget Manager

BB/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

AB18787 4. AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE $14,447,432.48 IN REAPPROPRIATIONS FOR GOODS AND SERVICES ORDERED IN 2009, BUT UNPAID AT YEAR-END CLOSING

Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Budget Manager
Tim Stewart, Planning Director
Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

BB/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

AB18788 5. AN ORDINANCE TO AUTHORIZE $45,045,924.26 OF REAPPROPRIATIONS FOR GOODS AND SERVICES BUDGETED IN 2009 BUT UNENCUMBERED AT YEAR END

Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Budget Manager
John Carter, Finance Director
Dan Pike, Mayor
Ravyn Whitewolfe, Public Works, Engineering Manager

BB/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

AB18789 6. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2010 BUDGET APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $64,998 FROM GENERAL FUND ESTIMATED ENDING UNDESIGNATED RESERVES TO REINSTATE A POSITION IN THE BELLINGHAM POLICE DEPARTMENT

Presented by: Chief Todd Ramsay
Dan Pike, Mayor

BB/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MEMBERS: CHAIR, TERRY BORNEMANN; SETH FLEETWOOD;
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; JACK WEISS

AB18790 1. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING BMC 2.42 REGARDING APPOINTMENTS TO THE BELLINGHAM PLANNING COMMISSION

Presented by: Greg Aucutt, Senior Planner
Dan Pike, Mayor

JW/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

PARKS AND RECREATION
MEMBERS: CHAIR, SETH FLEETWOOD; TERRY BORNEMANN;
STAN SNAPP

AB18791 1. BID AWARD, WILLOW SPRING AND SQUALICUM CREEK PARK, PROJECT #EN-26; BID #104B-2009

Presented by: Freeman Anthony, Public Works, Project Engineer
Dan Pike, Mayor

SS/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

TRANSPORTATION
MEMBERS: CHAIR, JACK WEISS; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST

AB18792 1. PRESENTATION ON PAVEMENT AND UTILITY REPLACEMENT PRIORITIZATION PROCESS

Presented by: Ravyn Whitewolfe, Public Works, Project Manager
Dorothy Baker, Data Services Supervisor

INFORMATION ONLY

PUBLIC WORKS / PUBLIC SAFETY
MEMBERS: CHAIR, BARRY BUCHANAN; STAN SNAPP; JACK WEISS

AB18765 1. DISCUSSION REGARDING EXPANSION AT THE POST POINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT FACILITY

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Brian Mattson, Carollo Engineers
Dan Pike, Mayor

SS/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF ALTERNATIVE 1B - EXPAND CORE PROCESS TO THE SOUTH

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON



AB18793 1. RESOLUTION TO INVITE THE BUSINESS ALLIANCE FOR LOCAL LIVING ECONOMIES (BALLE) TO HOLD THEIR JUNE 2011 NATIONAL CONFERENCE IN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM

Presented by: Dan Pike, Mayor

TB/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL


AB18587 2. A WORKSESSION TO CONSIDER EXCEPTIONS TO THE 90,000 SQUARE FOOT SIZE LIMIT FOR RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS.

Presented by: Tim Stewart, Planning Director
Marilyn Vogel, Senior Planner
Dan Pike, Mayor

SS/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND TREATING NEW AND EXISTING BUSINESSES THE SAME


Minutes of the February 8, and February 22, Committee meetings were submitted for approval together with the February 11, minutes of the Planning and Community Development Committee Worksession regarding Big Box Ordinance exception options and the minutes of the February 16, Council Worksession regarding the Post Point Facilities Plan.

SF/BB MOVED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS SUBMITTED. The motion carried 7-0.

None.

The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session at 4:29 PM to hear the following items:

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (Marriner)

2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (Marriner)

3. LITIGATION: EBENAL V. CITY OF BELLINGHAM – (Reardanz)




ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 5:01 PM





Gene Knutson, Council President
ATTEST: Legislative Assistant
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