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Date:
May 29, 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

Tuesday, May 29, 2018


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

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION – 4:30 PM – Gateway Sale and Pond Decisions – This will convene at the Public Works Building: 1200 Yew Avenue, Blaine, WA 98230
5:30 PM – Rules of Procedure (In the Council Chambers)

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

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

D. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated May 19, 2018, from John Yirak, regarding the tsunami evacuation map.
2. Email dated May 20, 2018, from John Yirak, regarding traffic issues and speed limits.
3. Letter dated May 21, 2018, Greg Wendt, regarding police patrol of Semiahmoo Resort.

E. 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: $115,916.04
2. Approval of May 14, 2018, Council Meeting Minutes

F. 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. Title 3 – Revenue and Finance – Development Impact Fees

G. EXECUTIVE SESSION – approximately 6:30 PM - to discuss sale of real property pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c).

H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Purchase and Sale Agreement for Gateway Property
2. Ordinance 18-2910, Amending Section 3.80 Development Impact Fees to Adjust the Fee Calculations Method Add a Fee Deferral
3. Resolution 1730-18, Updating Unified Fee Schedule to Increase Development Impact Fees
4. Amendment to Boblett Properties (Yorkston) Purchase and Sale Agreement
5. City of Blaine Election Procedures – Ward Voting Procedures
6. Schedule a Public Hearing for School Drive Street Vacation

I. 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. Finance Committee – Jeffrey Lazenby and Bonnie Onyon
13. Small Cities Caucus – Michael Jones and Bonnie Onyon
14. Whatcom Council of Governments – Bonnie Onyon

J. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services
a. Density Credit Program 

K. CALENDARS 
Tuesday, June 5, 3 pm
Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting

Thursday, June 7, 10 am
Public Works Advisory Committee meeting
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.

Monday, June 11
5 pm – Study Session
6 pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Tuesday, June 12, 8 am
Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting

Thursday, June 14
4 pm – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting

Monday, June 25
5 pm – Study Session
6 pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Thursday, June 28, 7 pm
Planning Commission meeting

L. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

M. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

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.