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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, December 13, 2010, 01:00 PM
Book: 64, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



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

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

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

AB19053 1. INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN WHATCOM COUNTY, CITY OF BELLINGHAM, PORT OF BELLINGHAM AND THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF THE PORT FOR FUNDING AND CONTRACTING WITH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICE PROVIDERS

Presented by: David Webster, Chief Administrative Officer

BB/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.

AB19054 2. AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE A NEW FIVE-YEAR MANAGEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE MOUNT BAKER THEATRE

Presented by: David Webster, Chief Administrative Officer

ML/BB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred

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

AB19055 1. ORDINANCE AMENDING BMC CHAPTER 15.08.250 RELATING TO WATER RATES AND CHARGES

Presented by: Bob Bandarra, Public Works Superintendent

JW/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. BB concurred.

AB19056 2. BID WARD FOR 2010 SANITARY SEWER REHABILITATION, ALDERWOOD AND CHERRYWOOD, PROJECT NO. EU-158, BID NO. 71B-2010

Presented by: Mark Handzlik, Public Works Engineer
Mark Gardner, Legislative Policy Analyst

JW/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. BB concurred.

AB19057 3. AUTHORIZATION FOR GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY FOR PARTIAL FUNDING FOR REMEDIATION OF THE ELDRIDGE AVENUE MUNICIPAL LANDFILL SITE

Presented by: Amy Kraham, Assistant City Attorney

JW/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. BB concurred.

AB19058 3. PROJECT UPDATE RE: FACILITIES PLANNING AND 30% PRELIMINARY DESIGN UPDATE FOR POST POINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IMPROVEMENT

Presented by: Freeman Anthony, Public Works Project Engineer
Brian Mattson, Corollo Engineering Consultant

INFORMATION ONLY

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

AB19059 1. RESOLUTION TO REQUEST STAFF ASSISTANCE TO HOLD A STAKEHOLDER MEETING TO IMPLEMENT BICYCLE LANES ON NORTHWEST/ELM/DUPONT STREETS

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Work Director

JW withdrew the last paragraph of the Resolution, the 3rd “Be it further resolved”

DISCUSSION CONTINUED TO THE REGULAR MEETING

LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR & NATURAL RESOURCES
MEMBERS: CHAIR, MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; BARRY BUCHANAN; STAN SNAPP; SETH FLEETWOOD

AB18995 1. ORDINANCE TO AMEND BMC 15.42.050 TO REVISE RESTRICTIONS ON PHOSPHORUS CONTAINING GARDEN PRODUCTS IN THE LAKE WHATCOM WATERSHED

Presented by: Mark Gardner, Legislative Policy Analyst


BB/SF MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. ML & SS concurred.

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

AB19018 1. NOISE VARIANCE REQUEST FOR THE PATTLE POINT TRESTLE RENOVATION PROJECT AT BOULEVARD PARK

Presented by: Gina Austin, Project Engineer


SS/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SF concurred.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON

AB19060 1. LIBRARY UPDATE

Presented by: Pam Keisner, Library Director

INFORMATION ONLY

AB19061 2. COUNCIL MEMBERS’ ROLE AND RELATIONSHIP WITH CITY ADVISORY GROUPS - PROPOSED PROTOCOL

Item stricken.

None submitted.

New City Council Agenda Bill Form

Stan Snapp introduced draft of new Agenda Bill form to reflect changes discussed with staff. The new form will state presenter(s) of each Agenda Bill item. The order of the form and how it is used by staff was discussed as well. Jack Weiss requested that information be provided to reflect the source of funds for proposed expenditures in addition to stating the fiscal impact.

TB/BB MOVED APPROVAL OF THE NEW AGENDA BILL FORM AS AMENDED. The motion carried 7-0.

Stan Snapp stated the next step now is to draft a new agenda form for the Council packet to make it more modern and more readable.

The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session at 2:53 PM to hear the following items:

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. LITIGATION: Crown Point Development et al. v. City of Bellingham

2. LITIGATION: Squalicum Ridge Road Appeal

3. POTENTIAL LITIGATION

4. POTENTIAL LITIGATION




ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 4:22 PM


Gene Knutson, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Legislative Administrator
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