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Date:
April 24, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
5:30 PM - Study Session: Peace Portal and H Street Stop Signs; 6:00 PM - Regular City Council Meeting
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230

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Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, April 24, 2017


CITY OF BLAINE
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230
CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, April 24, 2017

6:00 PM

Harry Robinson, Mayor
Paul Greenough, Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION – 5:30PM – Peace Portal and H Street Stop Signs

B. CALL TO ORDER

Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance **Please silence all electronics that may interfere with the meeting** 

ROLL CALL:  
COUNCILMEMBERS: Charlie Hawkins, Paul Greenough, Steve Lawrenson, Dennis Olason, Bonnie Onyon, Harry Robinson, and Mary Lou Steward.  

C. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting
1. Proclamation – Blessing of the Fleet 

D. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated April 10, 2017, from Dan Shea, regarding City power in Vista and Allan neighborhoods.
2. Email dated April 11, 2017, from Bill Becht, regarding stop sign removal.
3. Email dated April 12, 2017, from Chief Haslip, regarding a structure fire.
4. Email dated April 13, 2017, from Susan Marks, regarding the Domestic Violence Annual Meeting.
5. Email dated April 15, 2017, from Ravyn Whitewolf, regarding the April 10, 2017, Dan Shea email.
6. Email dated April 17, 2017, from Tom Burton, regarding mowing contract considerations.
7. Email dated April 17, 2017, from Dan Shea, regarding City Power in Vista and Allan neighborhoods.
8. Email dated April 20, 2017, from David Wilbrecht, regarding Exit 274.

E. FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT
1. North Whatcom Fire Update – Chief Hollander

F. CONSENT AGENDA
Items listed below will be enacted by one motion.  If separate discussion is desired on an item, that item may be removed from the Consent Agenda and placed on the Regular Agenda at the request of a Councilmember. 
1. Approval of Bills - $85,252.14 and Advance Pay - $9,896.83
2. Approval of Council Minutes for April 10, 2017
3. Awarding Contract for Heron Pond Park Improvements
4. Resolution 1707-17, Surplus Trees

G. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Citywide Groundskeeping Contract
2. Purchase and Sale Agreement between the City of Blaine and Chuckanut Bay Foods

H. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Projects Update
2. Community Development Services 
a. Lincoln Park Project Update
b. Department Outreach Update
c. Port of Bellingham RCO Plan Survey
3. Public Safety
a. Operations Update
4. City Manager

I. COUNCIL REPORTS
1. Blaine Chamber of Commerce - Bonnie Onyon
2. Boys & Girls Club – Bonnie Onyon
3. WTA Board - Paul Greenough
4. Drayton Harbor Shellfish Advisory Committee - Charlie Hawkins
5. Senior Center Liaison - Dennis Olason
6. Library Committee – Dennis Olason 
7. Small Cities Caucus - Harry Robinson and David Wilbrecht
8. Whatcom Council of Governments - Harry Robinson

J. CALENDARS
Thursday, April 27, 7 pm – Planning Commission meeting
Canceled
Tuesday, May 2, 3 pm - Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, May 4, 10 am - Public Works Advisory Committee meeting
Location: Public Works 1200 Yew Ave.
Monday, May 8, 6 pm - City Council meeting
Tuesday, May 9, 8 am - Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, May 11,
9:30am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting 
Thursday, May 18, 6 pm - Planning Commission Training – Meeting Management Training - City Council and Park and Cemetery Board Invited
Monday, May 22, 6 pm - City Council meeting
Thursday, May 25, 7 pm - Planning Commission meeting and Public Hearing – Drayton Reach Phase II PUD, Shoreline & Plat Variance

K. UNFINISHED BUSINESS 

L. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

M. EXECUTIVE SESSION – to discuss sale of real estate pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c) and collective bargaining pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(a)

N. ADJOURN

Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Requirement: The meeting location is accessible.  If you require a special accommodation during your attendance at any public meeting, please contact the Administrative Services Department (360) 332-8311, 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending.   Thank you.