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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, April 21, 2014

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 9:00 AM; 10:30 AM; 1:00 PM TO 1:40 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

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. PRESENTATION OF “ESSENCE OF BELLINGHAM” PHOTO COMPETITION AWARDS
1
    2. 24TH ANNUAL NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME REPORT
2 - 4
    3. GREENWAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT TO COUNCIL
5 - 9
    4. PRESENTATION BY BECKWITH CONSULTING GROUP ON COUNTYWIDE HOUSING AFFORDABILITY TASKFORCE ACTIVITIES
10
PUBLIC HEARING
    1. PUBLIC HEARING ON THE JUNE 4TH, 2007 VERSION OF THE DRAFT SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM
11 - 44
EXECUTIVE SESSION    1:00 - 1:50 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. LABOR RELATIONS/UNION AGREEMENT BRIEFING - (L. Klemanski – Approx. 10 min.)
    2. LITIGATION - OLSON V. CITY OF BELLINGHAM - (P. Ruffatto – Approx. 5 min.)
    3. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (A. Marriner – Approx. 10 min.)
    4. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (J. Capell – Approx. 15 min.)
    5. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (J. Capell – Approx. 10 min.)
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:

FINANCE & PERSONNEL    1:50 - 2:00 PM
GENE KNUTSON, CHAIR; JOHN WATTS; BARBARA RYAN


    1. **ORDINANCE TO IMPLEMENT A NEW CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN FOR LIBRARY SUPPORT POSITIONS IN THE AFSCME 114 BARGAINING UNIT
45 - 52
PARKS & RECREATION    2:00 - 2:15 PM
TERRY BORNEMANN, (CHAIR); BARBARA RYAN, LOUISE BJORNSON


    1. CAPITAL PROJECT UPDATE - IMPROVEMENTS TO THE OLD VILLAGE TRAIL
53 - 55
    2. **AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE PROHIBITION ON INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES ON LAKE PADDEN
56 - 58
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    2:15 - 3:00 PM
BOB RYAN (CHAIR)


    1.TO BE RESCHEDULED. APPLICATION FOR AN AGREEMENT FOR UTILITY SERVICE ZONE EXTENSION TO ALLOW MUNICIPAL SEWER SERVICE TO AN EXISTING LOT LOCATED AN 766 MARINE DRIVE IN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM URBAN GROWTH AREA.
59 - 73
    2. DISCUSSION REGARDING UPDATES TO THE CITY CHARTER
74 - 76
    3. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    4. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
THE FOLLOWING ITEMS ARE HEARD IN THE REGULAR MEETING ONLY:

MAYOR'S REPORT
    1. MAYOR’S REAPPOINTMENT OF JULIANNA GUY, WILLIAM HADLEY AND JIM MCCABE TO THE PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD FOR COUNCIL’S INFORMATION
77
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. NOISE VARIANCE FOR 2007 OVERLAY PROGRAM, ES- 372
78
    2. BID AWARD FOR TYTON JOINT DUCTILE IRON PIPE BID #051B-2007
79 - 80
    3. TRAFFIC SIGNS AND MATERIALS BID RESULTS
81 - 82
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM JUNE 8, 2007 TO JUNE 15 2007.
83
    5. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM JUNE 15, 2007 TO JUNE 22, 2007.
84
    6. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM JUNE 22, 2007 TO JUNE 29, 2007
85
    7. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM JUNE 29, 2007 TO JULY 6, 2007
86
    8. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR PAYROLL FROM JUNE 1, 2007 TO JUNE 15, 2007.
87
    9. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR PAYROLL FROM JUNE 15, 2007 TO JUNE 30, 2007.
88
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. CB 13311 – AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2007 BUDGET APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $67,235 FROM ESTIMATED ENDING UNDESIGNATED RESERVES IN THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE PURPOSE OF ESTABLISHING THE NEIGHBORHOOD SERVICES PROGRAM AS AN ONGOING SERVICE AND PROVIDING STAFF AND OPERATIONAL FUNDING IN THE EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT THROUGH FISCAL 2007.
89 - 91
    2. CB 13313 – AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2007 BUDGET AND REALLOCATING $1,172 IN EXPENDITURES IN THE GENERAL FUND FOR THE PURPOSE OF RECLASSIFYING A POSITION IN THE LIBRARY DEPARTMENT.
92 - 94
    3. CB 13314 - AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2007 BUDGET APPROPRIATING AND ADDITIONAL $3,902 FROM ESTIMATED ENDING UNDESIGNATED RESERVES IN THE GENERAL FUND AND REALLOCATING $43,689 IN GENERAL FUND EXPENDITURES FOR THE PURPOSE OF ADDING FOUR NEW PART-TIME POSITION IN THE PARK DEPARTMENT, AQUATICS CENTER. 95-97
95 - 97
    4. CB 13315 – AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2007 BUDGET ELIMINATING THE PERMIT CENTER MANAGER POSITION IN THE BUILDING SERVICES DIVISION OF PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, AND ADDING A PLANNING/COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT DIRECTOR.
98 - 100
    5. CB 13316 - AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2007 BUDGET APPROPRIATING $632,962.76 IN THE GENERAL FUND AND REALLOCATING $608,067.00 IN EXPENDITURES IN THE GENERAL FUND, STREET FUND, WATER FUND, WASTEWATER FUND AND STORM/SURFACE WATER UTILITY FUND FOR THE PURPOSE OF CENTRALIZING ALL NON-CAPITAL RELATED EXPENDITURES FOR THE WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT.
101 - 107
    6. CB 13317 – AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE FORM AND AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTINGENT LOAN AND BRIDGE LOAN AGREEMENT WITH THE BELLINGHAM-WHATCOM PUBLIC FACILITIES DISTRICT TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO THE DISTRICT IN REPAYMENT OF BONDS ISSUED TO PROVIDE FINANCING FOR AN ART AND CHILDREN’S MUSEUM AND THE MOUNT BAKER THEATRE
108 - 113
    7. CB 13318 - AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2007 BUDGET REALLOCATING ALL PARKING FINE REVENUE TO THE PARKING FUND, CONSOLIDATING ALL PARKING FINE PROCESSING COSTS IN THE GENERAL FUND, AND BUDGETING A TRANSFER FROM THE PARKING FUND TO THE GENERAL FUND TO REIMBURSE THE COST OF PARKING FINE PROCESSING.
114 - 117
    8. CB 13319 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON AMENDING BMC SECTION 11.33.230
118 - 120
    9. CB 13320 - AN ORDINANCE AMENDING BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE SECTIONS 17.05.010, 17.10.010, 17.30.010, AND 17.40.010, REPEALING SECTIONS 17.50.010, 17.50.020, AND 17.50.030, AND ADOPTING NEW SECTIONS 17.50.010 AND 17.50.020 TO ADOPT BY REFERENCE THE 2006 EDITIONS OF THE INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE, INTERNATIONAL RESIDENTIAL CODE, INTERNATIONAL EXISTING BUILDING CODE, INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE, INTERNATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE, INTERNATIONAL PROPERTY MAINTENANCE CODE, WASHINGTON STATE ENERGY CODE, WASHINGTON STATE VENTILATION AND INDOOR AIR QUALITY CODE, AND UNIFORM PLUMBING CODE AS AMENDED, AS SET FORTH HEREIN
121 - 129
    10. CB 13321 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM AMENDING BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 17.20 TO ADOPT BY REFERENCE THE 2006 EDITION OF THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE.
130 - 140
    11. CB 13322 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM CONSENTING TO THE ACQUISITION OF ADVANCE TELCOM, INC. DBA ADVANCE TELCOM GROUP BY INTEGRA TELECOM HOLDINGS, INC.
141 - 145
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, May 05, 2014


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
04/30/2014 10:00 AM
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