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Date:
February 27, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
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, February 27, 2017


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

Monday, February 27, 2017

6:00 PM

Harry Robinson, Mayor
Paul Greenough, Mayor Pro Tem

A. CALL TO ORDER

Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance **Please turn off all cell phones and other electronics that may interfere with the sound system** 

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

B. EXECUTIVE SESSION – to discuss the sale of real estate pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c).

C. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
1. Blaine Builder Award – Mike “Woody” Woods

D. 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.

E. PRESENTATION BY STEVE PRICE 
1. Status of Grandis Pond

F. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Emails dated February 15, 2017, from City Staff and Craig Stellpflug, regarding speeding traffic.
2. Letter dated January 24, 2017, from Jim Lentine, regarding Semiahmoo Shore Update.

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

H. 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 - $177,186.18 and Advance Pay - $538.00
2. Approval of Special Council Minutes for February 13, 2017
3. Approval of Council Minutes for February 13, 2017
4. Approval of Special Council Minutes for February 21, 2017
5. Lease for 2017 Camel NJPA Vacuum Truck
6. Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee Appointments

I. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Bid Award for Lincoln Park Sewer
2. Tsi’litch Transfer Agreement
3. Collective Bargaining 

J. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services
a. 2016 Enforcement Report
3. Public Safety
a. Report on H Street and Peace Portal Drive Stop Signs
4. City Manager

K. 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

L. CALENDARS
Thursday, March 2, 10 am - Public Works Advisory Committee meeting 
Location: 1200 Yew Avenue
Tuesday, March 7, 3 pm – Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, March 9,
9:30 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting
Monday, March 13, 6 pm – City Council meeting
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

M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS 

N. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

O. 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.