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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, May 21, 2012

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 1:00 PM TO 3:35 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

On Saturday, May 19, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, at Lairmont Manor, 405 Fieldston Rd., the City Council will hold a retreat to discuss City Departments' and City Council work plan priorities in preparation for 2013 budgeting.

On Monday, June 4, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding a Fairhaven Neighborhood Plan Amendment and Urban Village 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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PUBLIC HEARING
    1. 2013-2018 DRAFT TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM [6-YEAR TIP]
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    1:00 PM - 1:02 PM
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST (CHAIR); CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP


    1. APPROVAL OF PAYMENT OF CLAIMS FOR DAMAGES IN EXCESS OF $15,000 FOR A BROKEN WATER LINE AND A BROKEN SEWER LINE
PUBLIC WORKS/PUBLIC SAFETY    1:02 PM - 1:15 PM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; SETH FLEETWOOD


    1. PROPOSALS FROM POTENTIAL PARKADE TENANTS
LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP


    1. BRIEFING ON IMPLEMENTATION OF 2009 LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR REGULATORY CHAPTER, AKA THE "SILVER BEACH ORDINANCE"
PLANNING/NEIGHBORHOODS & COMM. DEV.    2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); SETH FLEETWOOD; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; CATHY LEHMAN


    1. REVIEW OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY'S BELLINGHAM FIELD OFFICE SET OF PRELIMINARY REQUIRED AND RECOMMENDED REVISIONS TO THE 2009 CITY OF BELLINGHAM SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM (SMP)
    2. A COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT AND REZONE FOR APPROXIMATELY 113 ACRES IN AREAS 5 AND 6, SAMISH NEIGHBORHOOD. APPLICANT: FREE SPIRIT ENTERPRISES, LLC. OWNER: PADDEN TRAILS, LLC
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    2:50 PM - 3:20 PM
TERRY BORNEMANN (CHAIR)


    1. LOW-INCOME HOUSING LEVY ORDINANCE
    2. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    3:20 PM - 3:35 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (RUFFATTO – APPROX. 5 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (RUFFATTO – APPROX. 10 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. CONSIDERATION FOR APPLICATION FOR BUREAU OF JUSTICE GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $22,069
    2. MCLEOD/NORTHWEST DRIVE ROUNDABOUT PHASE II - STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDING SWAP
    3. BID AWARD FOR AIR COMPRESSOR AT POST POINT WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT
    4. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD MAY 4, 2012 THROUGH MAY 10, 2012
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM TO ACCEPT DONATIONS FOR PURPOSES OF RECOGNIZING BOARD AND COMMISSION VOLUNTEERS
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, June 04, 2012


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
05/30/2012 10:00 AM
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