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Date:
December 11, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
Study Session at 4:00 PM; Regular Council Meeting at 6:00 PM.
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230
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Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, December 11, 2017


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

Monday, December 11, 2017

6:00 PM

Harry Robinson, Mayor
Paul Greenough, Mayor Pro Tem


A. STUDY SESSION – 4:00 PM – Cain Creek Final Report, 2018 Budget, and
                  Unified Fee Schedule

B. 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, Meg Olson, Bonnie Onyon, Mary Lou Steward, and Harry Robinson.

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

D. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Emails dated November 30, 2017, from Bonnie Onyon and Meg Olson, regarding David Wilbrecht’s email to Council on the upcoming December 15, 2017, delegation meeting.
2. Email dated December 01, 2017, from Debbie Harger, regarding the Holiday Harbor Lights festivities.
3. Email dated December 05, 2017, from David Wilbrecht, regarding the closing of the Chuckanut Bay Properties transaction.
4. Email dated December 08, 2017, from Bonnie Onyon, regarding David Wilbrecht’s email to Council on the Noah’s walk across the United States.

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

F. 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 – $399,523.59, Wire Register - $1,366,190.25, and Advance Pay $2,200.00
2. Approval of Payroll – $580,971.93
3. Approval of Council Minutes for November 27, 2017
4. Resolution 1723-17, Designating the Official Newspaper for 2018
5. Resolution 1724-17, Setting the Dates and Times for the 2018 Council Meetings
6. Project Completion – Lincoln Park Sewer Project

G. 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. 2018 Budget - continued

H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Ordinance 17-2906, Amending 2017 Budget
2. Ordinance 17-2907, Adopting 2018 Budget
3. Resolution 1725-17, Amending Unified Fee Schedule
4. Selection of Mayor Pro Tempore for January 8, 2018, Council Meeting
5. Purchase and Sale Agreement
6. Personnel Contracts
7. Lease Agreement

I. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Updates
2. Community Development Services
a. Downtown Design – Boardwalk Challenges
3. Administrative Services
a. Quorum and Time for December 26th Meeting
4. City Manager

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

K. CALENDARS
 
Tuesday, December 12, 8 am - Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, December 14 
Canceled – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting and Public Hearing - Dakota Creek Apartments – Conditional Use Permit and Shoreline Substantial Development Permit
Friday, December 15, 3 pm – Study Session with District 42 legislators
Monday, December 25, City offices will be closed in observance of Christmas
Tuesday, December 26, TBD - City Council meeting to approve Accounts Payable Vouchers
Thursday, December 28, 7 pm - Planning Commission meeting

L. EXECUTIVE SESSION – approximately 6:45 PM - to discuss potential litigation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(I), lease of property pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(b),  and collective bargaining pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b) 

M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS 

N. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

O. ADJOURN

Following the council meeting, the council will convene in closed session to discuss collective bargaining pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b)

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.