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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, April 26, 2010, 01:00 PM
Book: 64, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



Called To Order The meeting was called to order by President Gene Knutson

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION


FINANCE & PERSONNEL
MEMBERS: CHAIR, STAN SNAPP; BARRY BUCHANAN; MICHAEL LILLIQUIST

AB18835 1. SURPLUS RESCUE VEHICLE #471

Presented by: Joan Cady, Purchasing, Public Works
Roger Christianson, Assistant Fire Chief

BB/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

AB18836 2. REDUCING A PROGRAM SPECIALIST POSITION AS WELL AS AN ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN POSITION FROM 1.0 FTE TO .5 FTE AND CREATING A NEW 1.0 FTE ACCOUNTING TECHNICIAN POSITION IN THE PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Presented by: Jeff Thomas, Assist. Director, Planning and Community Development

BB/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

AB18837 3. AMENDMENT TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR ADMINISTERING SURCHARGE FUNDS GENERATED
AS A RESULT OF SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 2060 AND RCW 36.22.178

Presented by: Dave Cahill, Block Grant Programs Manager

ML/BB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

AB18838 4. REVIEW OF 1ST QUARTER 2010 FINANCIAL REPORT

Presented by: John Carter, Finance Director
Brian Henshaw, Financial Analyst

INFORMATION ONLY.

PUBLIC WORKS / PUBLIC SAFETY
MEMBERS: CHAIR, BARRY BUCHANAN; STAN SNAPP; JACK WEISS

AB18839 1. BID AWARD FOR 2010 ANNUAL OVERLAY PROGRAM, PROJECT NO. ES-433, BID NO. 16B-2010

Presented by: Ravyn Whitewolf, Engineering Manager

SS/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

AB18840 2. NOISE VARIANCE REQUEST FOR WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OF INTERSTATE 5 ON/OFF RAMP RECONSTRUCTION WORK

Presented by: Rayvn Whitewolf, Engineering Manager
Marco Foster, WSDOT
Todd Harrison, WSDOT
Anne Mackie, President of York Neighborhood Association

JW/SS MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. BB OPPOSED. Mixed recommendation.

AB18814 3. TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE (PUGET SOUND) LLC FRANCHISE NEGOTIATIONS UPDATE

Presented by: Les Reardanz, Assistant City Attorney Senior

INFORMATION ONLY.

PARKS AND RECREATION
MEMBERS: CHAIR, SETH FLEETWOOD; TERRY BORNEMANN;
STAN SNAPP

AB18841 1. GREENWAY ADVISORY COMMITTEE REPORT TO COUNCIL

Presented by: John Blethen, Chair of Greenway Advisory Committee
Tim Wahl, Greenways Program Coordinator
Eric Hirst, Vice-Chair of Greenway Advisory Committee
Leslie Bryson, Design Development Manager

INFORMATION ONLY.

PLANNING & COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
MEMBERS: CHAIR, TERRY BORNEMANN; SETH FLEETWOOD;
MICHAEL LILLIQUIST; JACK WEISS

AB18842 1. PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION OF OPTIONS FOR INCENTIVE ZONING FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING IN RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM

Presented by: Mark Gardner, Legislative Policy Analyst
David Webster, Chief Administrative Officer

ML/JW RECOMMENDED STAFF TO SET WORK SESSION.

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON
Minutes of the April 12 Committee meeting were submitted for approval. SF/TB MOVED TO APPROVE MINUTES AS SUBMITTED. The motion carried 6-0-1. GK absent.

Minutes of the Finance Committee meeting of April 13 regarding a review of proposed Comprehensive Financial Management guidelines. BB/ML MOVED TO APPROVE MINUTES AS SUBMITTED. The motion carried 6-0-1. GK absent.

Minutes of the Special Meeting regarding Legacies and Strategic Commitments Metrics of March 22. TB/BB MOVED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES AS SUBMITTED. The motion carried 6-0-1. GK absent.

NONE

The meeting was adjourned to Executive Session at 4:08 PM to hear the following items:

EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION

2. LITIGATION: (Hofstetter v. City of Bellingham

3. POTENTIAL LITIGATION

4. POTENTIAL LITIGATION

5. POTENTIAL LITIGATION



ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 5:21 p.m.






Gene Knutson, Council President
ATTEST: J.Lynne Walker, Legislative Coordinator
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