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Date:
October 23, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
5 PM - Study Session - CIP 6 PM - council meeting and public hearings - Community Center Sign continued, and Property Tax Levy Approx. 6:30 PM - Executive Session per RCW 42.30.140(4)(b)
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230

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Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, October 23, 2017


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

Monday, October 23, 2017

6:00 PM

Harry Robinson, Mayor
Paul Greenough, Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION – 5:00 PM – Capital Improvement Plan

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, Meg Olson, Bonnie Onyon, Harry Robinson, and Mary Lou Steward.

C. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting

D. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
    1. Communities Pulling Together – Ron Snyder and Cathy Taggett
    2. Employee Recognition – Chief Mike Haslip

E. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

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

G. 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 - $1,013,265.10 and Advance Pay - $142,035.76
    2. Approval of Council Minutes for October 9, 2017
    3. Project Closeout for Community Center Driveway

H. PUBLIC HEARING - PLEASE NOTE: Persons speaking on any issue will be allowed five (5) minutes. Additional non-repetitive testimony will be allowed after all testimonies have been heard.
    1. Community Center Video Display Sign – continued from October 9, 2017
    2. 2018 Property Tax Levy

I. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
    1. Community Center Video Display Sign
    2. Resolution 1720-17, Accepting Donation of Metal Sculptures
    3. Project Closeout for ESCO Energy Conservation
    4. Personnel Contract (following executive session)

J. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
    1. Public Works
         a. Updates
    2. Community Development
         a. Peace Portal Drive Code Enforcement Update
    3. Public Safety
         a. Staffing Update
    4. Administrative Services
         a. Pavilion Rental Update
    5. City Manager

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

L. CALENDARS
    Thursday, October 26, 7 pm - Planning Commission meeting and public hearing – Tesoro Conditional Sign          Permit and Sign Variance
    Thursday, November 2, 10 am – PW Advisory Committee meeting
         Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.
    Tuesday, November 7, 3 pm – Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
    Thursday, November 9
         10 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
         7 pm – Planning Commission meeting and public hearings:
              Blaine Food Bank Expansion – Conditional Use Permit
              Dakota Creek Apartments – Conditional Use Permit and Shoreline Substantial Development Permit
    Friday, November 10, City offices will be closed in observance of Veterans’ Day
    Monday, November 13, 6 pm – City Council meeting and Public Hearing – 2018 Budget
    Tuesday, November 14, 8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
    Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24,
         City offices will be closed in observance of Thanksgiving
         Canceled – Planning Commission meeting
    Monday, November 28, 6 pm – City Council meeting and continuation of Public Hearing - 2018 Budget

M. EXECUTIVE SESSION – Approximately 6:30 PM – to discuss applicant for public employment pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b)

N. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

O. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

P. ADJOURN

Following the council meeting, the council will convene in closed session to discuss collective bargaining pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b)

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.