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Date:
April 27, 2020
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Teleconference. Information on how to listen live is on the agenda.
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City Council Meeting

Monday, April 27, 2020


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

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Monday, April 27, 2020

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon – Mayor
Mary Lou Steward – Mayor Pro Tem

Due to Governor Inslee’s proclamation in response to COVID-19, this City Council meeting will be conducted entirely through teleconference. Councilmembers will separately call into the meeting and the public will be able to listen live as the meeting happens. All callers will be muted during the meeting. All City Council meeting recordings are on the City’s website. Instructions on how to listen live to the City Council meeting are below:

For members of the public who want to listen to the meeting, call the number below (Toll-Free):
1-866-899-4679

Follow the instructions given by GoToMeeting. The Access Code is below: 
538-468-469

A. CALL TO ORDER
Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance.

ROLL CALL
COUNCILMEMBERS: Garth Baldwin, Eric Davidson, Charlie Hawkins, Richard May, Bonnie Onyon, Alicia Rule, and Mary Lou Steward.

B. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated April 14, 2020, from Michael Jones, regarding Federal funding update from Representative Suzan DelBene.
2. Email dated April 17, 2020, from Stacie Pratschner, regarding Blaine summer events. 
3. Emails dated April 17-20, 2020, from Garth Baldwin and Michael Jones, regarding Stacie’s letter about Blaine summer events.
4. Email dated April 21, 2020, from Jennifer Moon, regarding Unity Care NW virtual tour of response to COVID-19 pandemic.
5. Email dated April 22, 2020, from Jeffrey Lazenby, regarding the 2019 Community Assistance Program’s annual ministry report. 

C. 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: $112,559.95
2. Approval of April 13, 2020 City Council Minutes
3. Interlocal Agreement with the City of Bellingham for disposal of materials from catch basin and manhole cleanings. (Whitewolf)
4. Resolution 1814-20, Determining the City of Blaine will use and accept electronic records and electronic signatures. (Sitkin)

D. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Resolution 1813-20, Suspending Blaine Municipal Code (BMC) 15.04.080, Expiration of Building Permits. (Pratschner)
2. Resolution 1812-20, Confirming and ratifying, modifying or rejecting Emergency Order 20-04. (Jones)

E. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS

F. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. City Manager – Michael Jones
a. Emergency Response Coordination Structure Memo
b. Update on Summer Events

G. CALENDARS
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Proclamation, meetings are now only open to the public telephonically. Information on how to listen to the meeting live will be on the City Council agenda which is located on the City’s website homepage under Your Government, City Council, City Council Agenda.

Monday, May 11
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Tuesday, May 26 (Monday the 25th is Memorial Day)
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, June 8
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, June 22
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting
             
All City offices are currently closed to the public. Contact information for staff and Councilmembers can be found on the City’s website.

H. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

I. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

J. ADJOURN

Americans with Disabilities 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 at least 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending. Thank you.