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Date:
August 27, 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, August 27, 2018


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

Monday, August 27, 2018

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSIONS - 5:30 PM – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee (BTAC) Grant Process

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. OATH OF OFFICE
1. Allen Schubert, Chief of Police
D. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 

Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting
1. Jesse Creydt – TouchStone Health Clinic 

E. AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
1. Blaine Builder Award - Tracy and Capp Connors

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

G. GATEWAY PROPERTY MARKETING REPORT
1. Windermere Real Estate – Mike Kent

H. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated August 15, 2018, from Dennis Olason and Mayor Onyon, regarding Ward voting in Blaine.

I. 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: $220,509.61
2. Approval of August 13, 2018, Council Meeting Minutes
3. Approval of August 20, 2018, Special Council Meeting Minutes
4. Project Acceptance – Community Center Parking Lot Improvements

J. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Street vacation on Pearl Street east of Bayview Avenue
2. Lease agreement proposal with Christ the King Church for the use of the Senior Center every Sunday starting in October
3. Ordinance 18-2915, 2018 Mid-Year Budget Amendment

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

L. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services
a. Mid-Year Development Report
3. City Manager

M. CALENDARS 
Unless noted, all meetings are held at City Hall, 435 Martin Street, Suite 4000, and are open to the public. Agendas can be found on the City’s website.

Monday, September 3
City Offices Closed – Labor Day

Tuesday, September 4, 3 pm 
Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee

Monday, September 10
5 pm – Study Session
6 pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Tuesday, September 11, 8 am
Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Thursday, September 13, 9 am
Park and Cemetery Board

Thursday, September 13, 10 am
Public Works Advisory Committee

Thursday, September 13, 10 am
Public Works Advisory Committee

Thursday, September 13, 7 pm
Planning Commission 

N. EXECUTIVE SESSION – approximately 6:30 PM – to review the performance of a public employee pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g).

O. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

P. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

Q. 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 City Clerk’s Office (360) 332-8311, 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending.   Thank you.