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CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS AGENDA

Monday, July 01, 2013

CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS, 210 LOTTIE STREET BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON 98225

COMMITTEE MEETINGS, 9:00 AM; 10:30 AM; 1:00 - 2:10 PM

REGULAR MEETING, 7:00 PM


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

On Monday, July 15th, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding 5 proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments for docketing for review in 2013/2014 in areas located in Samish, Happy Valley and Cordata Neighborhoods, Meridian, Cornwall Park and South Neighborhoods, and a City-Wide Update to the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Plan

On Monday, July 15, at 1:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, the Bellingham City Council's Waterfront Committee will hear a presentation regarding the Waterfront District proposal and associated documents.

City and Port staff will be available to discuss the proposal and answer questions at an informational open house in the lobby of City Hall scheduled July 17, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m..

On Monday, August 5, at 7:00 PM, in City Council Chambers, there will be a public hearing regarding the proposed Waterfront District Sub-Area Plan, Development Regulations, Design Standards, Planned Action Ordinance, Development Agreement and Facilities Interlocal Agreement

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 WORKS/PUBLIC SAFETY    09:00 AM
STAN SNAPP (CHAIR); GENE KNUTSON; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE NEIGHBORHOOD TRAFFIC SAFETY PROGRAM (NTSP)
    2. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF PUBLIC WORKS SURFACE AND STORM WATER UTILITY (SSWU) ENGINEERING TECHNICIAN POSITION
PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT    10:30 AM
JACK WEISS (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; GENE KNUTSON


    1. DISCUSSION REGARDING PUBLIC DISTURBANCE NOISE RELATED TO CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES
    2. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE REGULATION OF AMATEUR RADIO ANTENNAS
LAKE WHATCOM RESERVOIR AND NATURAL RESOURCES    1:00 PM - 1:10 PM
CATHY LEHMAN (CHAIR); MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; STAN SNAPP


    1. MID-SEASON UPDATE ON AQUATIC INVASIVE SPECIES PROGRAM BOAT INSPECTIONS
PARKS AND RECREATION    1:10 PM - 1:25 PM
GENE KNUTSON (CHAIR); STAN SNAPP; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. NOISE VARIANCE REQUEST FOR THE BOULEVARD PARK SHORELINE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
    2. **BUDGET ORDINANCE TO APPROPRIATE UNDESIGNATED RESERVES FROM THE GENERAL FUND FOR CIVIC STADIUM TURF REPLACEMENT
    3. BID AWARD FOR CIVIC STADIUM TURF REPLACEMENT, BID #38B-2013
    4. **BUDGET ORDINANCE TO AMEND THE 2013 BUDGET APPROPRIATING $30,000 FROM ESTIMATED ENDING UNDESIGNATED RESERVES IN THE GOLF COURSE FUND TO PAY FOR REPAIRS AND MAINTENANCE AT LAKE PADDEN GOLF COURSE
    5. BID AWARD FOR LAKE PADDEN GOLF COURSE EQUIPMENT WASH BAY FACILITIES, BID #34B-2013
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE    1:25 PM - 1:40 PM
SETH FLEETWOOD (CHAIR); JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON; CATHY LEHMAN; STAN SNAPP; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; TERRY BORNEMANN


    1. UPDATE ON EXPANSION OF PEG ACCESS TELEVISION
    2. **ORDINANCE APPROVING THE PACIFIC HIGHWAY ALDRICH ROAD ANNEXATION CONSISTING OF APPROXIMATELY 262.5 ACRES LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY'S NORTHERN URBAN GROWTH AREA **DISCUSSION WILL BE POSTPONED TO THE REGULAR MEETING
    3. APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE AND/OR SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES
    4. OLD/NEW BUSINESS
EXECUTIVE SESSION    1:40 PM - 2:10 PM
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

    1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (MARRINER – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    2. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (MARRINER – APPROX. 10 MIN.)
    3. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (KRAHAM – APPROX. 5 MIN.)
    4. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (KRAHAM – APPROX. 5 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 ORGANOPHILLIC CLAY, BID #41B-2013, #EC-0018
    2. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD JUNE 7, 2013 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2013
    3. AUTHORIZATION OF CHECKS ISSUED FOR PAY PERIOD JUNE 14, 2013 THROUGH JUNE 20, 2013
FINAL CONSIDERATION OF ORDINANCES

    1. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET RECLASSIFYING POSITIONS IN THE FINANCE AND PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENTS TO PROVIDE FOR THE TRANSFER OF MAIL SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC WORKS WAREHOUSE GROUP WHERE NO ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATION OR REALLOCATION OF FUNDS IS REQUIRED
    2. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE 2013 BUDGET TRANSFERRING $500,000.00 FROM THE STREET FUND AND $1,000,000.00 FROM THE LID GUARANTY FUND TO THE SURFACE AND STORMWATER FUND AND APPROPRIATING $1,850,000 IN THE SURFACE AND STORMWATER FUND TO PURCHASE LAND FOR THE CREATION OF A REGIONAL STORMWATER FACILITY
    3. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING ASTOUND BROADBAND, LLC A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS IN, THROUGH, OVER AND UNDER THE RIGHTS-OF-WAY WITHIN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM
    4. AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO LAND USE PLANNING AND ZONING, SPECIFICALLY REZONING APPROXIMATELY 2.4 ACRES AND CREATING A NEW SUBAREA (17A) IN THE CORDATA NEIGHBORHOOD ZONING TABLE AND ZONING MAP. THE CREATION OF THE NEW SUBAREA REMOVES THE REQUIREMENT FOR A MINIMUM PLANNED CONTRACT SITE PLAN - RESIDENTIAL 4 ACRES, COMMERCIAL 8 ACRES
    5. AN ORDINANCE REPEALING BMC 6.17.500 TO ELIMINATE A CONFLICT WITHIN THE CODE
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, July 15, 2013


DEADLINE TO SUBMIT MATERIAL FOR THE PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR INCLUSION IN THE PUBLISHED AGENDA PACKET:
07/10/2013 10:00 AM
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