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Date:
April 8, 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, April 8, 2019


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

Monday, April 8, 2019

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION: 5:30 PM – Downtown Multi Family Housing Tax Exemption Redevelopment Initiative

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: Jaime Arnett, Eric Davidson, Charlie Hawkins, Steve Lawrenson, Bonnie Onyon, and Alicia Rule. Mary Lou Steward requested to be excused.

C. PROCLAMATION – SIKH AWARENESS MONTH – APRIL 2019 

D. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
1.

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

F. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated April 3, 2019, from Kris Kruse, regarding Police Chief candidates.

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: $196,875.11, Wire Register: $418,114.02
Advanced Pay: $15,615.65
2. Approval of Payroll: $608,020.48
3. Approval of March 25, 2019, City Council Minutes
4. Bid for Wire Purchased for Inventory
5. Contract with North County Public Defense for Public Defender Services

H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Ordinance 19-2926, Approving the Woodberry Planned Unit Development and Preliminary Plat. (Here is the link to the full item from the 03-25-19 agenda).
2. Resolution 1755-19, Extending the preliminary plat approval for the Grandis Pond on the 49th parallel subdivision and associated planned unit development for one year.
3. Resolution 1756-19, Defer the preliminary plat application fees for the Grandis Pond on the 49th parallel subdivision with all fees due at the time of final plat application.  

I. 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

J. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
1. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services
1. Development Project Updates
3. Finance
1. 2018 Year End Report
4. City Manager

K. 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.

Tuesday, April 9
8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Thursday, April 11
9 am – Parks and Cemetery Board - CANCELLED

Thursday, April 11
2 pm – Public Works Advisory Committee
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.

Thursday, April 11
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting - CANCELLED

Monday, April 22
6 pm – Regular City Council meeting

Thursday, April 25
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting

L. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

M. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

N. EXECUTIVE SESSION – approximately 6:30 PM – to review the qualifications of an applicant for public employment pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g), and sale of real property pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(C).

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