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Date:
February 26, 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, February 26, 2018


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

Monday, February 26, 2018

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION – 5:00 PM – Title 13 Review

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, Steve Lawrenson, Meg Olson, Bonnie Onyon, and Alicia Rule. Mary Lou Steward requested to be excused.  

C. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting
1. Leslee Smith – Music students from Japan coming to Blaine

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

E. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated February 16, 2018, from Michael Jones, regarding the Lincoln Park letter to the editor.
2. Letter dated February 19, 2018, from Stan Monks, regarding Tract D of Sea Smoke development.
3. Emails dated February 20, 2018, from Mayor Onyon, regarding the Town Hall meeting with 42nd District legislators.
4. Email dated February 22, 2018, from Patrick Rooney, regarding UGA sewer ordinance.

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. Voucher Memo:
Approval of Bills: $127,333.58
2. Approval of February 12, 2018, Council Meeting Minutes
3. Approval of February 21, 2018, Special Council Meeting Minutes
4. Approval of Public Works Advisory Committee Appointment
5. Accepting Vista Terrace Electrical Conversion Project as Complete

G. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1.

H. 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
10. Public Works Advisory Committee – Mary Lou Steward and Eric Davidson
11. Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee – Bonnie Onyon and Mary Lou Steward
12. Small Cities Caucus – Bonnie Onyon
13. R.E.D. Loan Committee – Bonnie Onyon
14. Whatcom Council of Governments – Bonnie Onyon
15. Whatcom County Council – Bonnie Onyon

I. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
1. Project Updates
2. Community Development
1. 2017 Development Report
2. 2017 Enforcement Report
3. Public Safety
1. LEMAP Update
4. Administrative Services
5. City Manager

J. CALENDARS 
Thursday, March 1, 10 am - Public Works Advisory Committee meeting
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.
Tuesday, March 6, 3 pm - Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, March 8
4 pm – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting - Downtown Design Standards Review
Monday, March 12, 6 pm - City Council meeting
Tuesday, March 13, 8 am - Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, March 22, 7 pm - Planning Commission meeting – Downtown Design Standards Review
Monday, March 26, 6 pm - City Council meeting

K. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

L. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

M. EXECUTIVE SESSION – approximately 6:30 PM - to discuss personnel contracts pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b), collective bargaining pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b), and potential litigation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(I).

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 Administrative Services Department (360) 332-8311, 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending.   Thank you.