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Date:
June 8, 2020
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Teleconference. Information on how to listen live is on the agenda.
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230
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City Council Meeting

Monday, June 8, 2020


CITY OF BLAINE
Teleconference

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, June 8, 2020

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon – Mayor
Mary Lou Steward – Mayor Pro Tem

Due to Governor Inslee’s proclamation in response to COVID-19, this City Council meeting will be conducted entirely through teleconference. Councilmembers will separately call into the meeting and the public will be able to listen live as the meeting happens. All callers will be muted during the meeting. All City Council meeting recordings are on the City’s website. Instructions on how to listen live to the City Council meeting are below:

For members of the public who want to listen to the meeting, call the number below (Toll-Free):
1-866-899-4679

Follow the instructions given by GoToMeeting. The Access Code is below: 
216-396-581

A. CALL TO ORDER
Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance led by Mayor Onyon.

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

B. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated June 1, 2020, from Michael Jones, regarding Burlington Northern Santa Fe repairs.
2. Email dated June 2, 2020, from Lyn Rogers, regarding parking on B St.
3. Email dated June 3, 2020, from Michael Jones, regarding Chief Tank’s Op Ed in the Bellingham Herald.
4. Email dated June 5, 2020, from Garth Baldwin responding to Lyn Rogers, regarding parking on B St.
5. Email dated June 5, 2020, from Samuel Crawford, regarding Phase Two of Washington’s Safe Start Plan.

C. 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: $199,061.91
2. Approval of Payroll: $608,592.39
3. Approval of May 26, 2020 City Council Minutes

D. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Authorizing the City Manager to enter into listing agreement with Ron Freeman for the marketing and sale of 665 Peace Portal Drive. (Jones) 
This action item will be voted on after the Executive Session.

E. EXECUTIVE SESSION – approximately 6:15 PM - to discuss sale of real property pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c).

F. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS

G. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. City Manager – Michael Jones
2. Community Development Services – Stacie Pratschner
a. Update on upcoming Planning Commission’s public hearing format. The public hearing will occur via Zoom. 
3. Finance – Jeff Lazenby
a. Budget Update – Memo 

H. CALENDARS
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Proclamation, meetings are now only open to the public telephonically. Information on how to listen to the meeting live will be on the City Council agenda which is located on the City’s website homepage under Your Government, City Council, City Council Agenda.

Thursday, June 11
6:00pm – Planning Commission Meeting 
Public Hearing – To Accept Public Testimony on the East Maple Ridge PUD and Preliminary Plat Application. The public hearing will occur via Zoom, and the information is available on the City’s website. 

Monday, June 22
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting
Public Hearing – Six Year Transportation Improvement Program

Thursday, June 25
6:00pm – Planning Commission Meeting 
Public Hearing – to Accept Public Testimony on the Grandis Pond PUD Modification; Boundary Line Adjustment; and Preliminary Plat Application

Monday, July 13
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, July 27
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

All City offices are currently closed to the public. Contact information for staff and Councilmembers can be found on the City’s website.

I. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

J. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

K. 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.