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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, February 28, 2011, 01:00 PM
Book: 65, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



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

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


FINANCE & PERSONNEL
MEMBERS: CHAIR, MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; BARRY BUCHANAN;
SETH FLEETWOOD

AB19111 1. PRESENTATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL CLEANUP OF CITY SITES INCLUDING TIMING AND ESTIMATED COSTS

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director
Amy Kraham, Assistant City Attorney

INFORMATION ONLY

WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE
MEMBERS: CHAIR, TERRY BORNEMANN; JACK WEISS;
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; GENE KNUTSON

AB19112 1. WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE

Presented by: Linda Stewart, Neighborhoods and Special Projects Coordinator

INFORMATION ONLY

PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MEMBERS: CHAIR, JACK WEISS; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST;
SETH FLEETWOOD; GENE KNUTSON

AB19113 1. BELLINGHAM CITY HALL NOMINATION TO BE PLACED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES

Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Interim Planning Director

GK/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND DIRECTION TO TO STAFF TO DRAFT A RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF THE NOMINATION. The motion carried 4-0.

PUBLIC WORKS / PUBLIC SAFETY
MEMBERS: CHAIR, BARRY BUCHANAN; JACK WEISS; GENE KNUTSON

AB19114 1. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING BMC 15.08.230 AND 15.12.175 REVISING WATER AND SEWER SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT CHARGES [SDCs] RELATING TO FIRE PROTECTION FOR SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL HOMES

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director

JW/BB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. GK concurred.


AB19115 2. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING BMC 17.20.010 AND 17.20.030 TO CLARIFY THAT THE CITY HAS ADOPTED THE 2009 INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE AS AMENDED BY THE STATE OF WASHINGTON AND TO ESTABLISH A NEW GRADE STANDARD FOR FIRE APPARATUS ACCESS ROADS

Presented by: Bill Boyd, Fire Chief
Jason Napier, Fire Marshall

JW MOVED TO ACCEPT STAFF RECOMMENDATION. There was no second.

NO COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION

AB19116 3. SUNNYLAND INFLOW AND INFILTRATION [I&I] PROJECT UPDATE

Presented by: Chad Bedlington, Surface and Stormwater Division Superintendent

JW/GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND DIRECTION TO STAFF TO PROCEED WITH THE SUNNYLAND PROJECT AS PRESENTED. BB concurred.

AB19117 4. POST POINT WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT IMPROVEMENTS - PRECONSTRUCTION SERVICES CONTRACTS AND OUTREACH ACTIVITIES; PROJECT NO. EU-145

Presented by: Freeman Anthony, Project Engineer

INFORMATION ONLY

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, STAN SNAPP

AB19118 1. BELLINGHAM SISTER CITIES UPDATE TO COUNCIL

Presented by: Torhil Ramsay, Executive Assistant to Mayor Pike
Barbara Sanchez, immediate past BSCA President
Terry Carten, BSCA President

INFORMATION ONLY


AB19119 2. NEWLY PROPOSED SISTER CITY OF TSETSERLEG, MONGOLIA

Presented by: Bolor Smith, BSCA Board Member

INFORMATION ONLY


AB19120 3. SECOND OPERATING AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM AND THE BELLINGHAM PUBLIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY [BPDA]

Presented by: Jim Long, Public Development Authority Executive Director

JW/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL FOR THE MAYOR TO ENTER INTO THE AGREEMENT AS SUBMITTED. The motion carried by unanimous consent.


The minutes of the February 7, 2011 City Council Committee Meeting minutes were submitted for approval.

BB/ML MOVED APPROVAL. The motion carried 6-0-0. GK was out of the room

None submitted.

Council President Stan Snapp adjourned the meeting to Executive Session at 3:56 PM EXECUTIVE SESSION
Closed to the public. Report in regular meeting only:

1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (Ruffatto)

2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (Kraham )

3. POTENTIAL LITIGATION - (Marriner)

4. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (Marriner)

5. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (Marriner)

6. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION - (Marriner)



DISCUSSION


ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 5:15






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