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RECORD OF PROCEEDING OF CITY COUNCIL

CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON

Monday, November 01, 2010, 01:00 PM
Book: 64, Page: 1

Committee Meeting
Council Chambers



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

Roll Call
Present:
Excused:
PURPOSE


DISCUSSION

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


AB19016 1. A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE FIRE CHIEF TO ENGAGE IN DISCUSSIONS WITH ADJACENT FIRE AGENCIES REGARDING COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS FOR FIRE AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES

Present by: Bill Boyd, Fire Chief

SS/JW MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

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

AB19017 1. A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE 2011 ACTION PLAN ALLOCATING FEDERAL FUNDS FROM HUD FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME CITIZENS IN BELLINGHAM

Present by: David Stalheim, Community Development Block Grant Manager
Cahill Flickeringer, Grants & Budget Manager

JW/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

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

AB19018 1. NOISE VARIANCE REQUEST FOR THE PATTLE POINT TRESTLE RENOVATION PROJECT AT BOULEVARD PARK

Present by: Leslie Bryson, Parks & Rec. Design Development Manager
Gina Austin, Parks & Rec. Project Engineer

SS/TB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL. The motion passed 3-0.

AB18626 2. APPROVAL OF STRATEGIC PLAN FOR SOUTH AREA GREENWAY 3 LEVY LAND ACQUISITIONS

Present by: Dan Pike, Mayor
Joan Hoisington, City Attorney

DISCUSSION POSTPONED BY ERROR ON PROCEDURE. SF MOVED TO RECONSIDER. Motion failed for lack of a second.

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

AB19019 1. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2010 BUDGET TRANSFERRING FUNDS FROM THE LITTLE SQUALICUM OESER SETTLEMENT FUND TO THE BEYOND GREENWAYS FUND

Present by: Leslie Bryson, Parks & Rec. Design Development Manager

ML/BB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

AB18993 2. 2011 DEPARTMENT BUDGET PRESENTATIONS - LEGAL DEPARTMENT - HEARING EXAMINER - FINANCE DEPARTMENT - EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

Present by: Dan Pike, Mayor
David Webster, Chief Administrative Officer
Joan Hoisington, City Attorney
Brian Henshaw, Budget Director
Dawn Sturwold, Hearing Examiner
John Carter- Finance Director

INFORMATION ONLY

COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
CHAIR, GENE KNUTSON

AB19020 1. AN ORDINANCE AMENDING BELLINGHAM MUNICIPAL CODE 6.32.010 AND 6.32.020 REGARDING TEEN DANCES

Present by: Ryan Anderson, Assistant City Attorney
Claudia Murphy, Sergent/SIU/CIU

ML/BB MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

AB19021 2. RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE 2011 CITY COUNCIL MEETING SCHEDULE

SF/ML MOVED TO RECOMMEND APPROVAL

Minutes of October 25, 2010 Committee Minutes were submitted for approval.

SS/ML MOVED TO APPROVE THE MINUTES WITH CHANGES. The motion carried 7-0

Reconsideration of AB18626 - Approval of strategic plan for south area greenway 3 levy land acquisitions:

There was lengthy discussion of procedural process for reconsideration of this item. There was no direction given and no action taken.


The meeting was adjourned at 3:35 PM to Executive Session to hear the following items:






EXECUTIVE SESSION

1. POTENTIAL LITIGATION

2. POTENTIAL LITIGATION

3. LITIGATION: PSE v. City of Bellingham

4. POTENTIAL PROPERTY ACQUISITION

5. LABOR RELATIONS UPDATE

The meeting was called back to order and adjourned at 4:16 PM.

ADJOURNMENT

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