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Date:
June 10, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230
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City Council Meeting

Monday, June 10, 2019


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

Monday, June 10, 2019

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION: 5:40PM – Lincoln Park Disc Golf Adaptive Management Report

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: Jaime Arnett, Eric Davidson, Charlie Hawkins, Steve Lawrenson, Bonnie Onyon, Alicia Rule, and Mary Lou Steward.

C. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
1.

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

E. PRESENTATION – BELLINGHAM-WHATCOM COUNTY COMMISSION ON SEXUAL & DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – Presentation by Susan Marks

F. PRESENTATION – HANDS ACROSS THE BORDER – Report by Christina Winkler

G. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated May 29, 2019, from Suzanne McIntosh, regarding her interaction with a Blaine police officer.

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. Voucher Memo:
Approval of Bills: $221,158.35, Wire Register: $1,586,248.15
2. Approval of Payroll: $602,379.78
3. Approval of May 28, 2019, City Council Minutes

I. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Consideration of an employment contract for Donnell Tanksley.
2. Resolution 1760-19, declaring an emergency in the City’s Wastewater system, waive competitive bidding requirements, and authorizing staff to immediately pursue repairs to Lift Station 10.

J. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS 
1. Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee – Steve Lawrenson
2. Blaine Chamber of Commerce – Steve Lawrenson
3. Boys and Girls Club – Alicia Rule
4. Port of Bellingham – Alicia Rule
5. Drayton Harbor Shellfish Advisory Committee – Charlie Hawkins
6. Port of Bellingham Marine Advisory Committee – Charlie Hawkins
7. Library Committee – Mary Lou Steward
8. Senior Center Liaison – Mary Lou Steward
9. WTA Board – Eric Davidson

K. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
1. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services

L. 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.

Tuesday, June 11
8am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Thursday, June 13
9am – Park and Cemetery Board

Thursday, June 13
2pm – Public Works Advisory Committee 
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.

Thursday, June 13
7pm – Planning Commission

Monday, June 24
6pm – Regular City Council meeting
Public Hearing: 6-year Transportation Improvement Plan (TIP)

Thursday, June 27
7pm – Planning Commission

Thursday, July 4
City Offices Closed – 4th of July

Monday, July 8
6pm – Regular City Council meeting

Tuesday, July 9
8am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Thursday, July 11
9am – Park and Cemetery Board

Thursday, July 11
2pm – Public Works Advisory Committee 
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.

Thursday, July 11
7pm – Planning Commission

M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

N. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

O. EXECUTIVE SESSION: – approximately 6:30 PM – Performance of a public employee pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g) and sale of real property pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c).

P. 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.