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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA FOLLOW UP: October 25, 2010

CALL TO ORDER
ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPCOMING MEETINGS:
    On Wednesday, October 27, at 10:30 a.m. in City Council Chambers there will be a Planning and Community Development Committee Worksession regarding rental property licensing options.
    On Monday, November 1, at 7:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers there will be a Public Hearing regarding amendments to the Multi-family Tax Exemption ordinance.
    On Monday, November 8, at 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the Mayor’s Boardroom there will be a Special Worksession regarding the 2011 budget.
    On Monday, November 15, at 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Mayor’s Boardroom there will be a Special Worksession regarding the 2011 budget.
    On Monday, November 22, at 7:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers there will be a Public Hearing regarding the Silver Beach Neighborhood Plan Amendment.
    On Monday, November 22, at 7:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers there will be a Public Hearing regarding the extension of the Demonstration Program for Permanently Affordable Homeownership Program.
    On Monday, November 22, at 7:00 p.m. in City Council Chambers there will be a Public Hearing regarding the 2011 Preliminary Budget.

Bellingham City Council meets all requirements of the State of Washington Open Meetings Act.
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Led by Nicole Oliver.
ROLL CALL
All present.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
None submitted.
None submitted
15-MINUTE PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

PRESENTATION

AB19001 1. **RESOLUTION ENCOURAGING PROTECTION OF INDUSTRIAL JOB BASE AT CHERRY POINT, WHATCOM COUNTY PULLED FROM AGENDA
PULLED FROM AGENDA
PUBLIC HEARING
AB19002 1. CONSIDERATION OF AMENDMENTS TO THE YORK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN, ZONING TABLE AND OTHER ASSOCIATED CODE AMENDMENTS

Public hearing held.
JW / SS moved to direct staff to continue discussion to November 22, 2010. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
CONTINUED TO 11/22/10
COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEE MEETINGS:
FINANCE & PERSONNEL
MEMBERS: CHAIR, STAN SNAPP; BARRY BUCHANAN; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST
AB19003 1. REVIEW OF 3RD QUARTER 2010 FINANCIAL REPORT
Information only.
INFO ONLY
AB18989 CB 13650
2. 2011 PROPERTY TAX ORDINANCE

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON RELATING TO THE LEVYING OF TAXES AND ESTABLISHING THE AMOUNT TO BE RAISED IN 2011 ON THE ASSESSED VALUATION OF THE PROPERTY WITHIN THE CITY.”
SS / SF moved approval for first and second reading. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
CB 13650
APPROVED
AB18993 3. 2011 DEPARTMENTAL BUDGET PRESENTATIONS - FIRE DEPARTMENT & PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
Information only.
INFO ONLY
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON
          1. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
None submitted at evening meeting.
          2. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
Council Member Snapp noted that he had inquired of Paul Leuthold, Parks Director if the city would be interested in assuming the Roeder Home. Mr. Leuthold had said that there is no interest at this time.

SS/BB moved approval of the 2011 Council Calendar. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
2011 COUNCIL CALENDAR APPROVED
EXECUTIVE SESSION - Report only.
    1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION: Staff provided information on a potential litigation matter. Direction was given. No action taken.
NO ACTION
    2. LABOR RELATIONS UPDATE: Staff provided information on labor negotiations. No action taken.
NO ACTION
MAYOR’S REPORT
          1. Standing time for briefings, updates and reports to Council by the Mayor, if needed.
Mayor Pike acknowledged and thanked the delegation of Bellingham’s Sister City, Cheongju, South Korea. Information only.
AB19004 2. APPOINTMENT OF ANNE-MARIE FAIOLA TO THE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
JW / SS moved to authorize the Mayor’s appointment of Anne-Marie Faiola to the Bellingham Public Development Authority, term ending July 31, 2013. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
APPROVED
AB19005 3. REAPPOINTMENT OF JAMES GEBHARDT AND TIM HOSTETLER TO THE TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION
SS / ML moved to authorize the Mayor’s reappointment of James Gebhardt and Tim Hostetler to the Transportation Commission, terms ending October 31, 2013. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
APPROVED
AB19006 4. APPOINTMENT OF SARAH ROSE AND TERESA SCHMIDT TO THE WHATCOM MUSEUM FOUNDATION BOARD
SS / TB moved to authorize the Mayor’s appointment of Sarah Rose, term ending March 1, 2011 and Teresa Schmidt, term ending March 1, 2013, to the Whatcom Museum Foundation Board. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
APPROVED
AB19007 4. APPOINTMENT OF CATHERINE CHAMBERS TO THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY BOARD
Information only.
INFO ONLY
AB19008 5. REAPPOINTMENT OF STEVE PAUS AND KATHY WALKER TO THE WHATCOM COUNTY LAW AND JUSTICE COUNCIL
Information only.
INFO ONLY
AB19009 6. APPOINTMENT OF PAUL DE JONG TO THE MAYOR’S NEIGHBORHOOD ADVISORY COMMISSION AS THE CORNWALL PARK NEIGHBORHOOD REPRESENTATIVE
Information only.
INFO ONLY
AB19010 7. APPOINTMENT OF SARA HOLLIDAY TO THE TOURISM COMMISSION
Information only.
INFO 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. A member of the Council may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.
AB19011 1. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM OCTOBER 1, 2010 TO OCTOBER 8, 2010(Consent Agenda)
AB19012 2. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR ACCOUNTS PAYABLE FROM OCTOBER 8, 2010 TO OCTOBER 15, 2010(Consent Agenda)
AB19013 3. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECK ISSUE FOR PAYROLL FROM SEPTEMBER 16, 2010 TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2010

TB / BB moved to approve the Consent Agenda in its entirety. MOTION CARRIED 7-0.
CONSENT AGENDA APPROVED IN ITS ENTIRETY
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES
AB18994 1. CB 13649
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON AMENDING CHAPTER 6.54, TO ADD A NEW SUBSECTION IN 6.54.020 C. TO DEFINE THE TERM "COMPENSATION" FOR PURPOSES OF THIS CHAPTER.

JW / TB moved approval for third and final reading. Upon motion, said bill was placed on final passage and approved by the following roll call vote:

AYES: BORNEMANN, BUCHANAN, FLEETWOOD, KNUTSON, LILLIQUIST, SNAPP, WEISS
NAYS:
ABSTENTIONS:

MOTION CARRIED 7-0 and was thereafter named Ordinance #2010-10-059

Ord. 2010-10-059
APPROVED
ADJOURNMENT
There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 9:11 p.m.
NEXT CITY COUNCIL MEETING
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2010
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARING FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27 2010; 10 AM


Disclaimer: This document is provided as a courtesy follow up of the City Council meeting. This document is not to be considered the minutes from the meeting rather a report of the action taken by Council. All information contained herein is subject to change upon further review of the tapes of proceedings and composure of the minutes from the meeting. Your comments and suggestions are welcome.
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