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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA FOLLOW UP: October 08, 2012

Call to Order
Announcements & Upcoming Meetings:
    On Monday, October 15, @ 1:00 - 4:00 PM in the Mayor's Board Room, there will be a worksession to discuss the 2013 Budget regarding the Museum, Parks & Recreation, Public Works and Executive Departments.
    On Monday, November 19, @ 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding the 2013 Preliminary Budget.

Bellingham City Council meets all requirements of the State of Washington Open Meetings Act.
Pledge Of Allegiance
Led by Council President Bornemann.
Roll Call
Cathy Lehman excused.
Approval Of Minutes
SNAPP / KNUTSON moved approval of the September 24, 2012 minutes of the regular City Council meeting as submitted. MOTION CARRIED 6-0.
APPROVED
15-Minute Public Comment Period

Presentation
AB19699 1. Resolution Honoring Fire Chief Bill Boyd for his service

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL HONORING BILL BOYD FOR HIS OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM AND THE CITIZENS OF BELLINGHAM.”

SNAPP / KNUTSON moved final approval of Resolution #2012-27. MOTION CARRIED 6-0.
Res. 2012-27
APPROVED
AB19700 2. Mayor's presentation of the 2013 Preliminary Budget

Information only.
Information only.
Finance and Personnel
Michael Lilliquist, Chair
Cathy Lehman; Stan Snapp
AB19701 1. 2012 Housing Levy Administration and Financial Plan; Program Years: 2013 - 2019

Information only.
Information only.
Public Works / Public Safety
Stan Snapp, Chair
Seth Fleetwood; Gene Knutson
DIRECTION TO STAFF
AB19702 1. Parkade public benefit leasing

KNUTSON / WEISS moved to direct staff to begin negotiations with Kuntz & Company [Commercial Street Theatre] on the Parkade space.
BORNEMANN moved to amend the motion to include that within the negotiations, in addition to providing improvements to the space in lieu of rent, that Kuntz & Company be required to pay $1.25 per s.f. for maintenance and operations. MOTION CARRIED 5-1, LILLIQUIST opposed.
LILLIQUIST / KNUTSON moved to include instructions to the staff to negotiate the credit for all tenant improvements, which may not be 100%. MOTION CARRIED 5-1, BORNEMANN opposed.
MAIN MOTION CARRIED 6-0 AS AMENDED
DIRECTION TO STAFF
AB19708 2. 2012 Overlay Project - Noise Variance request for evening work along Woburn Street between Lakeway and Alabama

SNAPP / FLEETWOOD moved approval of noise variance starting the week of October 15th. MOTION CARRIED 6-0.
APPROVE
Committee Of The Whole
Terry Bornemann, Chair
Jack Weiss, Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman, Stan Snapp, Michael Lilliquist, Seth Fleetwood
          1. Approval of City Council Committee and/or Special Meeting minutes

None submitted at evening meeting.
          2. Old/New business
Council President Bornemann reported that:
    a calendar has been presented for worksessions regarding the 2013 budget;
    Council Members will participate in the search Committee and Interview Team for replacing the Police Chief and Fire Chief;
    Public Works Operations will host a tour of the Post Point Construction Project; sign up through J. Lynne Walker;
    Council Member Snapp has requested that a forum be held regarding the Gateway Pacific Terminal and will be working with the Mayor on that possibility.
Council Member Snapp reported that the fire at Hannegan Road and Bakerview Road has been put out.

Executive Session - Report and action only.
1. Labor relations direction: Staff provided an update on labor negotiations. Direction given. No action taken.NO ACTION
2. Potential property acquisition: Staff provided information on a potential property acquisition matter. Direction given. No action taken.
    NO ACTION
    Mayor's Report
            1. Standing time for briefings, updates and reports to Council by the Mayor, if needed. Information only.
    AB19703 2. Mayor's appointment of Andrew Good as the Lettered Streets representative, Dan White as the South Hill representative and Patrick Stickney as the WWU representative to the Mayor's Neighborhood Advisory Board

    Information only.


    Mayor Linville noted that with regard to the scoping process for the Gateway Pacific Terminal project, seven public meetings have been scheduled by Whatcom County’s Consultant. The first one will be at Squalicum High School, October 27, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Updates will be provided by department heads on November 5th.

    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. A member of the Council may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.
    AB19704 1. Surplus manufactured home (1983 Berks Double-Wide)(Consent Agenda)
    AB19705 2. Authorization of checks issued for pay period September 14, 2012 through September 20, 2012(Consent Agenda)
    AB19706 3. Authorization of checks issued for pay period September 21, 2012 through September 27, 2012(Consent Agenda)
    AB19707 4. Authorization of checks issued for payroll September 11, 2012 through September 25, 2012

    KNUTSON / SNAPP moved approval of the Consent Agenda in its entirety. MOTION CARRIED 6-0.
    CONSENT AGENDA APPROVED IN ITS ENTIRETY
    Final Consideration of Ordinances
    AB19689 1. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO BUSINESS REGISTRATIONS IN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, AMENDING BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE SECTIONS 6.05, 6.05.025, 6.05.030, 6.05.230, 6.06.030, 6.08, 6.08.001, 6.08.010, 6.08.020, 6.08.025, 6.08.030, 6.08.050, 6.08.080, 6.08.110, 6.08.334, 6.18.030, 6.18.050, 6.18.100, 6.18.110, 6.08.150, 6.26.010, 6.26.040, 6.26.050, 6.30.040, 6.30.150, 6.30.190, 6.32.020, 6.54.030, AND 6.54.190 TO MAKE BUSINESS REGISTRATION APPLICATION PROCEDURES CONSISTENT WITH THE STATE BUSINESS LICENSING SERVICE AND TO UPDATE PROVISIONS THAT GOVERN THE GROUNDS FOR DENIAL AND REVOCATION OF BUSINESS REGISTRATIONS

    LILLIQUIST / SNAPP moved to strike “or any provision of the Bellingham Municipal Code” from Section 6.05.230.A.3. MOTION CARRIED 6-0.

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

    AYES: BORNEMANN, FLEETWOOD, KNUTSON, LILLIQUIST, SNAPP, WEISS
    NAYS:
    ABSTENTIONS:
    EXCUSED: LEHMAN

    MOTION CARRIED 6-0 and was thereafter named Ordinance #2012-10-047 AS AMENDED.
    Ord. 2012-10-047 APPROVED AS AMENDED
    AB19690 2. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2012 BUDGET, APPROPRIATING AN ADDITIONAL $7,706.00 IN THE GENERAL FUND AND $895.00 IN THE TOURISM FUND TO PROVIDE FOR A RECLASSIFICATION OF A PROGRAM MANAGER 1 IN THE PLANNING DEPARTMENT COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP.

    LILLIQUIST / KNUTSON 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, FLEETWOOD, KNUTSON, LILLIQUIST, SNAPP, WEISS
    NAYS:
    ABSTENTIONS:
    EXCUSED: LEHMAN

    MOTION CARRIED 6-0 and was thereafter named Ordinance #2012-10-048
    Ord. 2012-10-048 APPROVED
    Adjournment
    There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:33 p.m.
    Next City Council Meeting
    Monday, October 22, 2012


    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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