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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, August 12, 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:

The Council Office will be closed the week of August 19 to August 23. Council Members can be contacted directly during this time. Contact information is available on the City's website, in the kiosk in City Hall or by calling the City's main number, 778-8000.

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.
Page No
PUBLIC HEARING
    1. RECENTLY ADOPTED EMERGENCY ORDINANCE IMPOSING A MORATORIUM ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FACILITIES PRODUCING, PROCESSING AND RETAILING RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA
    2. RECENTLY ADOPTED EMERGENCY ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING INTERIM ZONING FOR THE CULTIVATION OF MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR PERSONAL USE AND IN COLLECTIVE GARDENS
PUBLIC WORKS/PUBLIC SAFETY    09:00 AM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. REJECTION OF BID FOR 2013 CRACK SEAL PROGRAM, BID #49B-2013
    2. MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH PUBLIC UTILITY DISTRICT #1 OF WHATCOM COUNTY REGARDING USE OF WATER DIVERSION/INTAKE FACILITY
    3. MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH CITY OF LYNDEN REGARDING USE OF WATER DIVERSION/INTAKE FACILITY
    4. COMMERCIAL STREET THEATRE LEASE
    5. DOWNTOWN PARKING GOALS AND POLICIES
WATERFRONT/DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT    10:30 AM
TERRY BORNEMANN (CHAIR); CATHY LEHMAN; JACK WEISS


    1. A WORKSESSION TO BEGIN COMMITTEE REVIEW OF THE WATERFRONT DISTRICT SUB-AREA PLAN AND RELATED DOCUMENTS
PARKS AND RECREATION    1:00 PM - 1:03 PM
GENE KNUTSON (CHAIR); STAN SNAPP; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. NOISE VARIANCE FOR LAKE PADDEN GOLF COURSE EQUIPMENT WASH BAY FACILITIES PROJECT
FINANCE AND PERSONNEL    1:03 PM - 1:15 PM
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; STAN SNAPP


    1. BUSINESS & OCCUPATIONS TAX EXEMPTION DISCUSSION
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    1:15 PM - 1:25 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. **CONSIDERATION OF AN EMERGENCY INTERIM ZONING ORDINANCE TO REPLACE THE RECENTLY ADOPTED MORATORIUM ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FACILITIES PRODUCING, PROCESSING AND RETAILING RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA
    2. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    3. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    1:25 PM - 1:40 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (STAMPS – APPROX. 5 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (STAMPS – APPROX. 5 MIN.)
    3. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (STAMPS – APPROX. 5 MIN.)
    4. POTENTIAL PROPERTY SALE - (KRAHAM - APPROX 5 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. **A RESOLUTION RE-AUTHORIZING INVESTMENT OF CITY MONIES IN THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT INVESTMENT POOL TO APPOINT BRIAN HENSHAW AS THE CITY'S REPRESENTATIVE.
    2. **BUDGET ORDINANCE RECLASSIFYING TWO CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATORS TO EVIDENCE AND ID OFFICERS
    3. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD JULY 19, 2013 THROUGH JULY 25, 2013
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD JULY 26, 2013 THROUGH AUGUST 1, 2013
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET INCREASING REVENUE IN THE STREET FUND, PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT TRANSPORTATION OPERATIONS GROUP, AS A RESULT OF A WASHINGTON STATE TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION GRANT TO PROVIDE FOR THE PURCHASE OF SCHOOL ZONE FLASHING BEACONS AND APPROPRIATING $15,000.00 IN RELATED EXPENDITURES
    2. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET RECLASSIFYING ONE POSITION IN THE POLICE DEPARTMENT, GENERAL FUND, WHERE NO ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OR REALLOCATION OF EXPENDITURES IS REQUIRED
    3. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET RECLASSIFYING ONE POSITION IN THE PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT, STREET FUND, WHERE NO ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OR REALLOCATION OF EXPENDITURES IS REQUIRED
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, September 16, 2013


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
09/11/2013 10:00 AM
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