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Date:
March 11, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230
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City Council Meeting

Monday, March 11, 2019


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

Monday, March 11, 2019

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION: 5:00 PM – Proposed Business and Occupation (B&O) Tax

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. Jaime Arnett requested to be excused.

C. PRESENTATION – BLAINE HIGH SCHOOL – CAIN CREEK

D. LUMMI CANOE TRIP PRESENTATION

E. BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB PRESENTATION

F. PROCLAMATION - HEATLH CARE DECISIONS DAY

G. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
1.

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

I. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated March 4, 2019, from Mayor Onyon, regarding a City of Blaine legislative report.
2. Email dated March 5, 2019, from Mary Huselid, regarding Unity Care NW’s North Whatcom Health Center save the date.

J. 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: $231,879.40, Wire Register: $ 375,551.18
2. Approval of Payroll: $603,104.17
Advance Pay: $1,700.00
3. Approval of February 25, 2019, City Council Minutes
4. Resolution 1753-19, Waiving Bid Requirements and Authorizing Sole Source for Hach Equipment for Lighthouse Point Water Reclamation Facility.

K. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Construction Services Agreement with KBA for Hughes Avenue Construction Management
2. Construction Services Amendment with Tran Tech Engineering for Hughes Avenue Construction Management
3. Ordinance 19-2925, Marin PUD Amendment to Update the Architectural Standards for Building C.

L. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS 
1. Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee – Steve Lawrenson
2. Blaine Chamber of Commerce – Steve Lawrenson
3. Boys and Girls Club – Alicia Rule
4. Port of Bellingham – Alicia Rule
5. Drayton Harbor Shellfish Advisory Committee – Charlie Hawkins
6. Port of Bellingham Marine Advisory Committee – Charlie Hawkins
7. Library Committee – Mary Lou Steward
8. Senior Center Liaison – Mary Lou Steward
9. WTA Board – Eric Davidson
10. Small Cities Partnership – Michael Jones and Bonnie Onyon

M. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
1. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services
3. City Manager

N. 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.

Thursday, March 14
9 am – Parks and Cemetery Board

Thursday, March 14
10 am – Public Works Advisory Committee
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.

Thursday, March 14
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting - CANCELLED

Tuesday, March 19
8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee – DATE CHANGED TO THE 19th

Monday, March 25
6pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Thursday, March 28
5 pm – Planning Commission Workshop – Periodic Shoreline Masterplan Update
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting

O. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

P. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

Q. EXECUTIVE SESSION – approximately 6:30 PM - to discuss collective bargaining pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b).

R. 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.