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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, June 06, 2011, 01:00 PM
Book: 65, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by Council President, Stan Snapp

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

Lake Whatcom Reservoir & Natural Resources
Members: Chair, Seth Fleetwood; Michael Lilliquist; Barry Buchanan; Gene Knutson

AB19221 1. Lake Whatcom 2010 update by Dr. Robin Matthews

Presented by: Dr. Robin Matthews, Director, WWU Institute for Watershed Studies

INFORMATION ONLY

AB19222 2. Natural Resources Committee Quarterly Update

Presented by: Renee LaCroix, Public Works Environmental Coordinator

INFORMATION ONLY

Finance & Personnel
Members: Chair, Michael Lilliquist; Barry Buchanan; Seth Fleetwood

AB19223 1. Presentation of a Financial Forecast

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director

INFORMATION ONLY

Parks & Recreation
Members: Chair, Gene Knutson; Terry Bornemann; Seth Fleetwood

AB19224 1. Ordinance creating a settlement fund and budgeting City matching funds for remedial investigation, feasibility study and potential interim action for S. State St. manufactured gas plant environmental remediation project

Presented by: Leslie Bryson, Interim Parks and Recreation Director

SF/TB moved to recommend approval. GK concurred.

Public Works / Public Safety
Members: Chair, Barry Buchanan; Jack Weiss; Gene Knutson

AB19225 1. Approval for the Mayor to enter into an Interlocal Agreement with the Department of Ecology for provision of a Source Control Program

Presented by: Bill Reilly, Public Works SSWU Manager

JW/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. BB concurred.

Planning & Community Development
Members: Chair, Jack Weiss; Michael Lilliquist; Seth Fleetwood; Gene Knutson

AB19226 1. Ordinance to implement a reclassification from Building Inspector II to Electrical Inspector III position

Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Public Works Director

SF/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Motion carried 4-0..

AB19204 2. Staff update and continuing discussion of the Sunnyland Neighborhood Association request to docket for review a comprehensive plan amendment and rezone of Area 8

Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Planning Director
Mayor Dan Pike

GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND DOCKETING. There was no second.
SF/JW MOVED TO POSTPONE FOUR MONTHS TO 10/10/11. The vote was 2-2. GK, ML opposed.

MIXED RECOMMENDATION

Committee Of The Whole
Chair, Stan Snapp

AB19227 1. Presentation of the 2011 City Green Team work plans

Presented by: David Webster, CAO
Kim Weil, Planner II
Ryan Nelson, Public Works Resources Conservation Management
Emily Johnson, Environmental Resources

INFORMATION ONLY

AB19228 2. Appointment of WWU Police Chief, Randy Stegmeier to the Whatcom County Law and Justice Council

Presented by: Stan Snapp, Council President

BB/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. Unanimous consent.

Minutes of the May 9 and May 23 City Council Committee Meetings were submitted for approval. BB/GK MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 7-0.

Minutes of the May 12, EMS Committee Special Meeting were also submitted for approval. GK/ML MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 3-0.

Gene Knutson reported he would not be able to attend the Planning & Community Development Committee special meeting on June 8.

Council President Snapp adjourned the meeting at 3:42 PM to Executive Session to hear the following items:

Executive Session

1. Potential Litigation - (Kraham)

2. Potential Litigation - (Kraham)

3. Potential Litigation - (Kraham)

4. Potential Property Acquisition - (Ruffatto)

ADJOURNMENT

Council President Snapp called the meeting back to order and adjourned at 4:02 PM.




Stan Snapp, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to Bellingham City Council
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