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Date:
April 22, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230
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City Council Meeting

Monday, April 22, 2019


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

Monday, April 22, 2019

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION: 5:00 PM – Council Rules of Procedure Overview

B. CALL TO ORDER
Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance **Please turn off all cell phones and other electronics that may interfere with the sound system** 

ROLL CALL:  
COUNCILMEMBERS: Jaime Arnett, Eric Davidson, Charlie Hawkins, Steve Lawrenson, Bonnie Onyon, Alicia Rule, and Mary Lou Steward.

C. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting
1.

D. AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
1. Blaine Builder Award – Gary Dunster – Blessing of the Fleet
2. Proclamation – Blessing of the Fleet

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

F. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated April 9, 2019, from Dana Briggs, regarding Extinction Rebellion. 
2. Email dated April 11, 2019, from Rick Beauregard, regarding information requested at the April 8th City Council meeting.
3. Email dated April 11, 2019, from Alex Berkman, regarding Rick Beauregard’s email. 
4. Email dated April 12, 2019, from Mayor Onyon, regarding 665 Peace Portal Drive demolition.
5. Email dated April 17, 2019, from Dennis Olason, regarding City Council conduct.

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. Voucher Memo: 
Approval of Bills: $134,045.77
2. Approval of April 8, 2019, City Council Minutes

H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Ordinance 19-2924a, Amending Ordinance 19-2924, Establishing a New Chapter 3.81 to the Blaine Municipal Code to Establish a Business and Occupation Tax.

I. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS 
1. Blaine Tourism and Advisory Committee – Steve Lawrenson
2. Blaine Chamber of Commerce – Steve Lawrenson
3. Boys and Girls Club – Alicia Rule 
4. Drayton Harbor Shellfish Advisory Committee – Charlie Hawkins
5. Port of Bellingham Marine Advisory Committee – Charlie Hawkins
6. Library Committee – Mary Lou Steward
7. Senior Center Liaison – Mary Lou Steward
8. WTA Board – Eric Davidson
9. Public Works Advisory Committee – Mary Lou Steward and Eric Davidson
10. Whatcom Council of Governments – Bonnie Onyon
11. Small Cities Caucus – Michael Jones and Bonnie Onyon

J. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services
3. Police
a. Records Management System Update
4. City Clerk
a. City Website Update
5. City Manager

K. CALENDARS 
Unless noted, all meetings are held at City Hall, 435 Martin Street, Suite 4000, and are open to the public. Agendas can be found on the City’s website.

Thursday, April 25
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting

Thursday, May 9
9 am – Parks and Cemetery Board

Thursday, May 9
2 pm – Public Works Advisory Committee
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.

Thursday, May 9
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting

Monday, May 13
6 pm – Regular City Council meeting

Tuesday, May 14
8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Thursday, May 13
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting

Monday, May 27
City Offices Closed – Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 28
6 pm – Regular City Council meeting

L. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

M. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

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 City Clerk’s Office (360) 332-8311, 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending.   Thank you.