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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, August 12, 2013,
Book: 67, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

Public Works / Public Safety
Stan Snapp, Chair
Terry Bornemann; Gene Knutson

AB20082 1. Rejection of Bid for 2013 Crack Seal Program, Bid #49B-2013

Presented by: Ted Carlson

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND REJECTION OF THE BID. SS concurred.


AB20083 2. Memorandum of Agreement with Public Utility District #1 of Whatcom County regarding use of Water Diversion/Intake Facility

Presented by: Clare Fogelsong, Public Works Environmental Resources Manager

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.


AB20084 3. Memorandum of Agreement with City of Lynden regarding use of Water Diversion/Intake Facility

Presented by: Clare Fogelsong, Public Works Environmental Resources Manager

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.


AB19985 4. Commercial Street Theatre Lease

Presented by: Ted Carlson, Public Works Director
Mayor Kelli Linville

GK/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF A 6-MONTH EXTENSION. TB opposed.
MIXED RECOMMENDATION.


AB20085 5. Downtown parking goals and policies

Presented by: Darby Cowles, Planning Special Projects Development Specialist

INFORMATION ONLY

Waterfront/Downtown Development
Terry Bornemann, Chair
Cathy Lehman; Jack Weiss

JW excused. Stan Snapp appointed

AB20063 1. A worksession to begin Committee review of the Waterfront District Sub-area plan and related documents

Presented by: Tara Sundin, Economic Development Manager
Mayor Kelli Linville

CL/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF PROPOSED WATERFRONT REVIEW STRUCTURE: OPTION A. TB concurred.

DIRECTION TO STAFF TO ADDRESS PUBLIC HEARING COMMENTS; DIFFERENCES BETWEEN VISION AND PLAN; CLEAN UP; SOCIAL EQUITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE.


Parks and Recreation
Gene Knutson, Chair
Stan Snapp; Terry Bornemann

AB20086 1. Noise Variance for Lake Padden Golf Course Equipment Wash Bay Facilities Project


Presented by: James King, Parks and Recreation Director

GK/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. SS concurred.

Finance and Personnel
Michael Lilliquist, Chair
Gene Knutson; Stan Snapp


AB20053 1. Business & Occupations tax exemption discussion

Presented by: Brian Henshaw, Budget Manager
Chris Phillips, St. Joseph Hospital, Director of Community Affairs

GK MOVED TO RECOMMEND DIRECTION TO STAFF TO BRING BACK AN ORDINANCE REFLECTING THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION AND TO SCHEDULE A PUBLIC HEARING.
ML, SS concurred.


Committee Of The Whole
Seth Fleetwood, Chair
Jack Weiss, Gene Knutson, Cathy Lehman, Stan Snapp, Michael Lilliquist, Terry Bornemann


AB20087 1. Consideration of an Emergency Interim Zoning Ordinance to replace the recently adopted moratorium on the establishment of facilities producing, processing and retailing recreational marijuana

Presented by: Peter Ruffatto, City Attorney
Alan Marriner, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Kurt Nabbefeld, Senior Planner
Mayor Kelli Linville

INFORMATION ONLY

International Relations

Gene Knutson announced he attended the Bellingham Bells baseball game against the Victoria HarbourCats in Victoria. The teams played 6 games and each team won three - so no one won the bet between the two cities. At 2:00 PM Council President Fleetwood adjourned the meeting to Executive Session to hear the following:

Executive Session
Closed to the public. Report in the Regular Meeting only:

1. Potential Property Acquisition - (Stamps – Approx. 5 min.)

2. Potential Property Acquisition - (Stamps – Approx. 5 min.)

3. Potential Property Acquisition - (Stamps – Approx. 5 min.)

4. Potential Property Sale - (Kraham - Approx 5 min.)




ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 2:30 PM





Seth Fleetwood, Council President
ATTEST: J. Lynne Walker, Executive Assistant to the Bellingham City Council
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