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Date:
August 14, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230

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Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, August 14, 2017


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

Monday, August 14, 2017

6:00 PM

Harry Robinson, Mayor
Paul Greenough, Mayor Pro Tem


A. CALL TO ORDER

Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance **Please silence all electronics that may interfere with the meeting** 

ROLL CALL:  
COUNCILMEMBERS: Paul Greenough, Charlie Hawkins, Steve Lawrenson, Dennis Olason, Bonnie Onyon, Harry Robinson, and Mary Lou Steward.  

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

C. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Letter dated July 25, 2017, from Christina Winkler, regarding the Hands Across the Border Event. 
2. Email dated July 30, 2017, from Gury Gill, regarding a petition to stop a new gas station from opening.
3. Email dated August 8, 2017, from Debbie Harger, regarding a Seattle Times article on Blaine and Birch Bay.
4. Emails dated August 10, 2017, from Jesse Creydt, regarding a new doctor at TouchStone Behavioral Health Clinic.
5. Emails dated August 10, 2017, from Lisa Moeller, regarding a power outage.

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

E. 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 - $237,281.13
2. Approval of Payroll - $553,013.19
3. Approval of Council Minutes for July 24, 2017 

F. 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.  
1. Six Year Transportation Improvement Program (followed by council action item one)

G. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Resolution 1715-17,  Adopting the 2018 – 2023 Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program
2. Resolution 1716-17, Granting a One-Year Extension for the Bridges Preliminary Plat and Planned Unit Development
3. Authorizing City Manager to Negotiation Cane Creek Land Acquisition
4. Small Works Award – Senior Center Driveway and Parking Lot
5. Small Works Award – Jerome and H Streets Patch Repairs
6. Design Services Contract – TranTech Engineering
7. Construction Services Contract – TranTech Engineering
8. Change Order Approval – Lincoln Park Sewer Extension
9. Approval of Finance Committee Budget Recommendations

H. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Update
2. Community Development Services 
a. Enforcement Update
3. Public Safety
a. Operations and Staffing Updates
4. City Manager

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

J. CALENDARS
Thursday, August 24, Canceled - Planning Commission meeting
Monday, August 28, 6 pm - City Council meeting
Tuesday, September 5, 3 pm - Blaine economic Development Committee meeting
Monday, September 11, 6 pm – City Council meeting
Tuesday, September 12, 8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, September 14,
9:30 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
10 am – Public Works Advisory Committee meeting – Location: PW Office 1200 Yew Ave.
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting
Monday, September 25, 6 pm – City Council meeting
Thursday, September 28, 7 pm – Planning Commission meeting and Public Hearing:  Dakota Creek Apartments – Conditional Use Permit and Shoreline Substantial Development Permit

K. UNFINISHED BUSINESS 

L. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

M. 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.