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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, May 13, 2013

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 10:30 AM; 1:00 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

On Monday, May 20, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing to consider The 2014-2019 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program

On Monday, May 20, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing to consider a Development Agreement between Green Valley Holdings, LLC, Aldrich Park, LLC, and the City of Bellingham regarding the West Cordata Green planned 344-unit development located on both sides of June Road in Area 12 of the Cordata Neighborhood.

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. FOUNTAIN DISTRICT URBAN VILLAGE CODE AMENDMENT
    2. PACIFIC HIGHWAY ALDRICH ROAD ANNEXATION CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 262.5 ACRES LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY'S NORTHERN URBAN GROWTH AREA
PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT    10:30 AM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; GENE KNUTSON


    1. COUNCIL UPDATE ON 2012 HOUSING LEVY PROGRAMS
    2. AMENDMENT TO 2012 HOUSING LEVY ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL PLAN
    3. REQUEST FOR AMENDMENT TO THE CORNWALL PARK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN FOR THE 2013 ANNUAL REVIEW DOCKET CONSIDERATION PROCESS
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 AND PERSONNEL    1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; STAN SNAPP


    1. **ORDINANCE ADDING AUTHORITY OF $41,000 TO THE MUNICIPAL COURT GENERAL FUND BUDGET TO EMPLOY SECURITY SERVICES TO THE FRONT LOBBY OF THE BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL COURTHOUSE
    2. FINANCIAL REPORT - 1ST QUARTER
PARKS AND RECREATION    1:30 PM - 1:35 PM
GENE KNUTSON (CHAIR); STAN SNAPP; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. BID AWARD FOR BOULEVARD PARK SHORELINE IMPROVEMENTS, BID #14B-2013
WATERFRONT/DOWNTOWN DEVELOPMENT    1:35 PM - 1:55 PM
TERRY BORNEMANN (CHAIR); CATHY LEHMAN; JACK WEISS


    1. PRESENTATION OF PARKING STUDY FOR THE DOWNTOWN SUBAREA PLANNING PROCESS
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    1:55 PM - 4:05 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. BELLINGHAM-WHATCOM COUNTY COMMISSION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ANNUAL PRESENTATION
    2. ANNUAL HOMELESS SERVICE CENTER REPORT
    3. CITY PERFORMANCE MEASURES - 2013 DATA UPDATES, COMMUNICATIONS AND OUTREACH
    4. MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM AND THE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY REGARDING 2013 DELIVERABLES
    5. ** AN ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE BELLINGHAM COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO ADD AN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER
    6. **BID AWARD FOR 2013 ANNUAL OVERLAY PROGRAM (ES-047), BID #26B-2013 DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER
    7. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    8. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    4:05 PM - 5:00 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (MARRINER – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (RUFFATTO – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    3. LITIGATION: HERRON V. CITY OF BELLINGHAM - (BRADY – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    4. LITIGATION: NASH V. CITY OF BELLINGHAM, ET AL. - (BRADY – APPROX. 15 MIN.)
    5. LITIGATION: WEST CORDATA GREEN HEARING EXAMINER APPEALS - (MARRINER 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. BID AWARD FOR CORNWALL MAPLE COMBINED SEWER OVERFLOW (CSO) PROJECT, BID #9B-2013; EU-0161
    2. BID AWARD FOR BRASS SERVICE AND THREADED FITTINGS, BID # 23B-2013
    3. RIVERSIDE FIRE AUTHORITY INTERLOCAL PURCHASING AGREEMENT
    4. **ORDINANCE CHANGING THE NAME OF FUND 235 FROM "PUBLIC WORKS TRUST - STREET OVERLAY" TO "GOVERNMENTAL DEBT SERVICE FUND"
    5. **A BUDGET ORDINANCE TO ALLOW FOR RECEIPT AND SPENDING OF $16,012.00 FOR THE PUGET SOUND MARINE FIREFIGHTING GRANT FROM FEMA PORT SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM
    6. **ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET RECLASSIFYING ONE PART-TIME POSITION IN THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT.
    7. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD APRIL 12, 2013 THROUGH APRIL 18, 2013
    8. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD APRIL 19, 2013 THROUGH APRIL 25, 2013
    9. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD APRIL 26, 2013 THROUGH MAY 2, 2013
    10. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAYROLL APRIL 11, 2013 THROUGH APRIL 25, 2013
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM RELATING TO CAPITAL FACILITIES, AMENDING THE CITY'S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN CAPITAL FACILITIES ELEMENT AND 2013 BUDGET TO ADD THE ASB (AERATION STABILIZATION BASIN) TRAIL AS A REET (REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX) FUNDED PROJECT IN 2013
    2. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET REALLOCATING $57,293.00 IN EXPENDITURES IN THE LIBRARY DEPARTMENT TO PROVIDE FOR A REORGANIZATION OF STAFF AND PLACING SAVINGS IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,058.00 IN ESTIMATED ENDING UNDESIGNATED RESERVES IN THE GENERAL FUND
    3. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET RECLASSIFYING ONE POSITION IN PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION, STREET FUND, WHERE NO ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OR REALLOCATION OF EXPENDITURES IS REQUIRED
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, May 20, 2013


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
05/15/2013 10:00 AM
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