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Date:
February 24, 2020
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230
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City Council Meeting

Monday, February 24, 2020


CITY OF BLAINE
435 Martin St., Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230


CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Monday, February 24, 2020
6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon – Mayor
Mary Lou Steward - Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION:   5:00PM: Consideration of 665 Peace Portal Drive and Old City Hall for Sale by City.

B. CALL TO ORDER
Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance.

ROLL CALL
COUNCILMEMBERS: Garth Baldwin, Eric Davidson, Charlie Hawkins, Richard May, Bonnie Onyon, Alicia Rule, and Mary Lou Steward.

C. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
This time on the agenda is an opportunity for anyone to speak to the City Council about any topic except items scheduled on the agenda for a public meeting that same day, or items that have had a public hearing and are still under City Council deliberation. Comments are limited to three minutes per speaker.
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D. FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT
1. North Whatcom Fire Update

E. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated February 14, 2020, from Jess Rainey, regarding restoring Blaine’s Train Station.

F. CONSENT AGENDA
1. Voucher Memo:
Approval of Bills: $328,193.07
2. Approval of February 10, 2020, Special City Council Minutes
3. Approval of February 10, 2020, City Council Minutes
4. Resolution 1796-20, Declaring certain city property as surplus.

G. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Bid Award for the Rehabilitation of Well 2 and 5.1 (Whitewolf)

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

I. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. City Manager – Michael Jones
a. Whatcom County Housing Advisory Committee
b. State Budget Requests Update
2. Community Development Services – Stacie Pratschner
3. Public Works – Ravyn Whitewolf
4. Police Chief – Donnell Tanksley
5. Finance – Jeff Lazenby

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

Thursday, February 27
6:00pm – Planning Commission Meeting

Monday, March 2
4:30pm – Special City Council Meeting - City Council Retreat
Location: Blaine Boating Center: 
235 Marine Drive, Blaine, WA 98230

Monday, March 9
4:30pm – Study Session – OPMA and PRA Training.
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, March 23
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

K. UNIFINISHED BUSINESS

L. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

M. ADJOURN

Americans with Disabilities 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 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending. Thank you.