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Date:
October 8, 2018
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, October 8, 2018


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

Monday, October, 8, 2018

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSIONS: 5:00pm – Council Chambers Audio System
5:15pm – Code Enforcement Report
          5:45pm – Planning Commission Interview

B. 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: Eric Davidson, Charlie Hawkins, Meg Olson, Bonnie Onyon, Alicia Rule. Steve Lawrenson and Mary Lou Steward requested to be excused.

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

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

E. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1.

F. GATEWAY PROPERTY MARKETING REPORT
1. Windermere Real Estate – Mike Kent

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. Voucher Memo:
Approval of Bills: $188,096.48, Wire Register: $315,451.77
Advance Payment: $50,834.83
2. Approval of Payroll: $556,213.29
3. Approval of September 24, 2018, City Council Minutes
4. Approval of October 1, 2018, Study Session Minutes

H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Ordinance 18-2918, repealing Title 2.88 of the Blaine Municipal Code to Dissolve the Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee.
2. Appointment to the Planning Commission.

I. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS 

1. Blaine Tourism and Advisory Committee – Steve Lawrenson
2. Blaine Chamber of Commerce – Steve Lawrenson
3. Boys and Girls Club – Alicia Rule 
4. Port of Bellingham Commission – Alicia Rule
5. Drayton Harbor Shellfish Advisory Committee – Charlie Hawkins
6. Port of Bellingham Marine Advisory Committee – Charlie Hawkins
7. Library Committee – Meg Olson
8. Senior Center Liaison – Meg Olson
9. WTA Board – Eric Davidson

J. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
1. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services
1. Development Activity Report
2. Rawganique Ribbon Cutting
3. Police Department
4. City Manager

K. CALENDARS 
Unless noted, all meetings are held at City Hall, 435 Martin Street, Suite 4000, and are open to the public. Agendas can be found on the City’s website.

Thursday, October 11
9 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting 
Public Hearing – Lil’ Sprouts – Variance
Public Hearing – Peace Arch Montessori – Conditional Use

Friday, October 12 
8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Monday, October 15
5 pm – 2019 Budget Study Session

Monday, October 22
5 pm – Study Session
6 pm – Regular City Council Meeting
            Property Tax Public Hearing 

Thursday, October 25
7 pm - Planning Commission

Thursday, November 1
10 am - Public Works Advisory Committee
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.

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 City Clerk’s Office (360) 332-8311, 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending.   Thank you.