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Date:
March 26, 2018
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
5:00 PM Study Session on Impact Fee Rate Structure, Incentives, and Deferral, followed by the Regular City 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, March 26, 2018


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

Monday, March 26, 2018

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION – 5:00 PM – Impact Fee Rate Structure, Incentives, and Deferral

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, Alicia Rule, and Mary Lou Steward.

C. AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
1. Sheri Sanchez – Blaine Builder Award

D. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting
1. Dan Dement – Year End BCAP Report

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

F. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Letter dated March 15, 2018, from an anonymous sender, regarding signs.
2. Email dated March 17, 2018, from Suzanne Kite, regarding addresses and building identifications.

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

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: $159,711.93
2. Approval of March 12, 2018, Special Council Meeting Minutes
3. Approval of March 12, 2018, Council Meeting Minutes
4. Approval of March 19, 2018, Special Council Meeting Minutes

I. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Direction on Gateway Regional Storm Project
2. Purchase and Sale Agreement for Sale of 4.4 Acres of Gateway Property
3. Residential Downtown Parking Exemption
4. Bid Rejection, Loomis Loop Electrical Project
5. Police Chief Recruitment Contract
6. Collective Bargaining Agreements
7. Personnel Contracts

J. CITY COUNCIL RETREAT – STAFF REPORTS

K. 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. Whatcom Council of Governments – Bonnie Onyon

L. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
1. Project Updates
2. Community Development
1. Lincoln Park Report
3. Public Safety
4. Administrative Services
5. City Manager

M. CALENDARS 
Tuesday, April 3, 3 pm – Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, April 5, 10 am – Public Works Advisory Committee meeting
Monday, April 9, 
5 pm – Study Session
6 pm – Regular City Council meeting
Tuesday, April 10, 8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, April 12, 10 am – Public Works Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, April 12, 4 pm – Park and Cemetery Board
Thursday, April 12, 7 pm
Planning Commission meeting and Public Hearing:
  Downtown Design Standards Review

N. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

O. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

P. 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.