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Date:
March 13, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
5:30 PM - Study Session; 6:00 PM - Regular City Council Meeting
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230

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Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, March 13, 2017


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

Monday, March 13, 2017

6:00 PM

Harry Robinson, Mayor
Paul Greenough, Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION – 5:30 PM - Cemetery Maintenance Alternatives

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, Dennis Olason, Bonnie Onyon, Harry Robinson, and Mary Lou Steward.  

C. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting. Audience members may not address the council on any issue scheduled for a public hearing or for which a public hearing has been closed.

D. EXECUTIVE SESSION – to discuss the sale of real estate pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c), and collective bargaining pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(a)
 
E. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated February 27, 2017, from Bill Becht, regarding stop signs.
2. Email dated March 8, 2017, from Debbie Harger, regarding the Wings Over Water Opening & Artist Reception on Friday, March 10, 2017.
3. Email dated March 9, 2017, from Erin Emry, regarding litter on the street. 

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 - $226,588.71
2. Approval of Payroll - $528,222.23
3. Approval of Council Minutes for February 27, 2017
4. Resolution 1705-17, Surplus PW Vehicles and Equipment
5. Project Completion  – Public Works Building 

H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. AT&T Facility Easement in Lincoln Park

I. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services 
a. 2016 Enforcement Report
3. Public Safety
4. City Manager

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

K. CALENDARS
Tuesday, March 14, 8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, March 23, 7 pm – Planning Commission meeting
Monday, March 27, 6 pm – City Council meeting
Tuesday, April 4, 3 pm – Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
Monday, April 10, 6 pm – City Council meeting
Tuesday, April 11, 8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, April 13,
9:30 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting
Monday, April 24, 6 pm – City Council meeting
Thursday, April 27, 7 pm – Planning Commission 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 Administrative Services Department (360) 332-8311, 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending.   Thank you.