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Date:
May 10, 2021
Time:
6:00 PM
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City Council Meeting

Monday, May 10, 2021


CITY OF BLAINE
Zoom

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, May 10, 2021

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 Zoom Meetings; a teleconference application. The public will be able to participate in the public hearing and listen live to the meeting. Instructions for how to participate in the public hearing can be found in the meeting details at the end of the agenda (after “Adjourn”). If you do not want to give testimony during the public hearing, please email your testimony to CityCouncil@cityofblaine.com. All City Council meeting recordings are on the City’s website.

For members of the public who want to listen/watch the meeting, click on the link below:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87891433650?pwd=ak4yRDM2UEdvTlQxRW9GZUxWTFZidz09 


Information on how to listen live via phone is included at the bottom of this agenda.

A. STUDY SESSION: 5:00 PM – Second Review of Water Comprehensive Plan (PowerPoint)
1.  Comprehensive Water System Plan - Volume 1
2.  Comprehensive Water System Plan - Volume 2 (downloading this file may take some time considering the size)
3. 2019 Comprehensive Water System Plan - Agency Comments and Responses

B. CALL TO ORDER:
Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance – Led by Mayor Onyon

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

C. PRESENTATION
1. Blaine VACIS Status Update – Garret Reinhart, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Branch Chief.

D. PROCLAMATION
1. Safe Boating Week 

E. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated May 4, 2021, from Lyn Rogers, regarding parking on B St. 

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. Voucher Memo:
Approval of Bills: $253,541.14
2. Wire Register: $377,001.89
3. Approval of Payroll: $620,044.77
4. Approval of April 26, 2021, City Council Minutes.
5. Circuit 17 Feeder Professional Service Agreement - Braaksma Engineering.
6. Switch Farm Professional Service Agreement - Braaksma Engineering.

G. 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. Testimony can also be sent to CityCouncil@cityofblaine.com
1. Proposed Annexation of 4455 H Street, Blaine, WA 98230 (Rooney Annexation) – Presented by Stacie Pratschner.

PUBLIC HEARING WRITTEN TESTIMONY:
1. Email dated April 22, 2021, from Curtis Whitney, regarding 4455 H Street Annexation.
2. Email dated April 22, 2021, from Thomas Frey, regarding H Street Road Annexation.
3. Email dated April 23, 2021, from Thomas Frey, regarding H Street Road Annexation. 
4. Letter dated April 22, 2021, from Raymond Pelletti, regarding the annexation of the Rooney property. 
5. Email dated April 23, 2021, from Pamela Sweet and Tara Gilbert, regarding the Rooney Annexation.
6. Email dated April 26, 2021, from Tony Fiore, regarding the Rooney Annexation.
7. Email dated April 26, 2021, from Deborah Coleman, regarding the Rooney Annexation. 
8. Email dated May 5, 2021, from Raymond Pelletti, regarding the annexation. 
9. Email dated May 5, 2021, from Pamela Sweet and Tara Gilbert, regarding the proposed Rooney Annexation. 

H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Proposed Annexation of 4455 H Street, Blaine, WA 98230 (Rooney Annexation). (Pratschner) 

I. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS
1. Council Reports

J. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. City Manager – Michael Jones
a. Finance Director Hiring

K. 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. Please check the agenda prior to each meeting as the call in number or location may change. 

Monday, May 11
8:00am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, May 13
9:00am – Parks and Cemetery Board Meeting
2:00pm – Public Works Advisory Committee Meeting 
6:00pm – Planning Commission Meeting

Monday, May 24
6:00pm – City Council Meeting

Tuesday, May 25
3:00pm – Civil Service Commission Meeting

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

Monday, May 31
City Offices Closed – Memorial Day

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

L. COUNCIL UNFINISHED BUSINESS

M. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

N. 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 72 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending. Thank you.



Information on how to view or listen to this City Council Meeting live is below.

Meeting Details
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How to Use Zoom Meeting

Follow the instructions below to join the meeting by desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone:
1. Click the link to join the meeting:  
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87891433650?pwd=ak4yRDM2UEdvTlQxRW9GZUxWTFZidz09 

***Please make note of the meeting ID and password prior to clicking the link to join the meeting. You may need to enter them when you enter the meeting.***

1. Meeting ID: 878 9143 3650
2. Passcode: 035803


Follow the instructions below if you want to give testimony during the public hearing. Please note that only testimony on the public hearing topic will be placed into the record. 

2. When the Chair opens the Public Hearing, please “raise your hand” (via the “raise hand” option in Zoom) and you will be placed in a queue. When it is your time to speak, the Zoom moderator will call on you and provide you five minutes to make your comments (if you're not planning on providing public comment, no action is required once you join the meeting).

For information on how to use the Raise Hand function in Zoom, please read our advice here:
Zoom Tips on Raising Your Hand

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1. Meeting ID: 878 9143 3650
2. Passcode: 035803
3. Once you enter the meeting dial *9 to raise your hand and be placed in the queue. 


All callers will be placed on mute until called upon to speak if there is a public hearing. Otherwise callers will be placed on mute for the entirety of the meeting.

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