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Date:
July 23, 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, July 23, 2018


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

Monday, July 23, 2018

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION –  3:30 PM – 2019 Budget – Revenue

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. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting
1.

D. AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
1. Blaine Builder Award – Healthy Youth Coalition 

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

F. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated July 13, 2018, from Dennis Olason, regarding medical facilities in Blaine.
2. Email dated July 19, 2018, from Dennis Olason, regarding a medical facility district.
3. Email dated July 20, 2018, from Dennis Olason, regarding medical facilities in Blaine.

G. 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: $169,726.84
2. Approval of July 9, 2018, Council Meeting Minutes

H. 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. Petition to vacate public right-of-way – Pearl Street right-of-way 

I. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Agreement with Blossom Development to Partially Fund the City’s East Blaine Infrastructure Lobbying Effort
2. Professional Services Agreement with Reichhardt & Ebe Engineering for professional design and permitting for Boblett Street Channelization Improvements, between Yew Avenue and Boblett Court, including multi-modal trail, road widening, and roundabout improvements.

J. 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

K. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services
a. Park and Cemetery Board Report
3. City Manager
a. Ludwick area parking

L. CALENDARS 

Thursday, July 26, 7 pm
Planning Commission Meeting *CANCELED*

Thursday, August 2, 10 am
Public Works Advisory Committee

Thursday, August 9
9 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting 

Monday, August 13
5 pm – Study Session
6 pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Tuesday, August 14, 8 am
Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Thursday, August 23, 7 pm
Planning Commission Meeting

Monday, August 27
5 pm – Study Session
6 pm – Regular City Council Meeting

M. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

N. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

O. 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.