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Date:
May 22, 2023
Time:
6:00 PM
Address:
435 Martin St.
Suite 4000

Blaine, WA 98230
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City Council Meeting

Monday, May 22, 2023


CITY OF BLAINE

Council Chambers and Zoom


CITY COUNCIL AGENDA


Monday, May 22, 2023


6:00 PM


Mary Lou Steward – Mayor

Richard May – Mayor Pro Tem


This City Council meeting will be conducted in-person and virtually. Councilmembers and the public will be in attendance in the City Council Chambers. Those wishing to listen or watch the meeting live will be able to call one of the numbers below, or click the link to watch the live stream. Other than the audience participation portion or a public hearing, all callers will be muted during the meeting. All City Council meeting recordings are on the City’s website. Instructions on how to listen live to the City Council meeting are below:


For members of the public who want to watch the meeting live, click the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6326365553?pwd=MnhJQlFiU2hxWC9TcU9sN1J0N3VUUT09


For members of the public who want to listen to the meeting, call one of the numbers below:

    +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

    888 475 4499 US Toll-free

    833 548 0276 US Toll-free

    833 548 0282 US Toll-free

    877 853 5257 US Toll-free

Meeting ID:         632 636 5553

Participant ID:     #

Passcode:         427636

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbVzu9PCmA


A.    STUDY SESSION:    4:00 PM – Police and Court - Blaine Municipal Code Update – Presented by Rajeev Majumdar. 


B.    CALL TO ORDER

Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance – Led by Mayor Steward 


ROLL CALL

COUNCILMEMBERS: Eric Davidson, Kerena Higgins, Mike Hill, Rhyan Lopez, Richard May, and Mary Lou Steward. Garth Baldwin requested to be excused.


C.    AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION - Sign-up/Comment Sheet is located in the Council Chambers before the meeting. Members of the audience will have three minutes to speak. If you plan on commenting remotely via Zoom, instructions on how to comment are included at the bottom of the agenda. Audience members speaking remotely will be asked to participate first. After the remote audience participation is over, in-person speakers will be asked to speak.


D.    WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS

1.    Email dated May 12, 2023, from Suzanne Dinkel, regarding the C curb on H Street. 

2.    Email dated May 18, 2023, from Friends of the Blaine Library, regarding the proposed project between the City and Kulshan Community Land Trust. 

3.    Email dated May 19, 2023, from the Community Development Services Department, regarding the Housing Action Plan Project.

4.    Email dated May 19, 2023, from Skip Jansen, regarding East Harbor Hills.


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.    Approval of Bills: $246,636.17

2.    Approval of May 8, 2023, City Council Minutes.

3.    Resolution 1920-23, Updating the purchasing policy. (Heverling)

4.    Second Floor of City Hall Remodel Services. (McSpadden)


F.    COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS

1.    Transfer Option Agreement – Blaine Library Site. (Paul Schissler)

2.    Downtown Revitalization Projects’ Scope of Work. (McSpadden)


G.    COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS


H.    DEPARTMENT REPORTS

1.    City Manager – Michael Harmon

2.    Public Works Department – Gary McSpadden


I.    CALENDARS

Information on how to listen to the meeting live will be on the City Council agenda which is located on the City’s website homepage under Your Government, City Council, City Council Agenda. Please check the agenda prior to each meeting as the call in number or location may change. 


Monday, May 22

10:00am – Hearing Examiner: Public Hearing for a Variance and Reasonable Use Exception for the Runge Ave Residence

4:00pm – Study Session: Police and Court BMC Update

6:00pm – City Council Meeting 


Tuesday, May 23

3:30pm – Civil Service Commission Meeting *CANCELLED*


Monday, May 29

Offices Closed – Memorial Day


Contact information for staff and Councilmembers can be found on the City’s website.


J.    COUNCIL UNFINISHED BUSINESS


K.    COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS


L.    ADJOURN


Americans with Disabilities 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 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending. Thank you.



Information on how to view or listen to this City Council Meeting live is below.


Meeting Details

For information on how to join a Zoom meeting via web browser, please read our advice here:

How to Use Zoom Meeting


Follow the instructions below to join the meeting by desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone:

1.    Click the link to join the meeting:  

For members of the public who want to watch the meeting live, click on the link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6326365553?pwd=MnhJQlFiU2hxWC9TcU9sN1J0N3VUUT09


For members of the public who want to listen to the meeting, call one of the numbers below:

Dial by your location

    +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

    888 475 4499 US Toll-free

    833 548 0276 US Toll-free

    833 548 0282 US Toll-free

    877 853 5257 US Toll-free

Meeting ID:         632 636 5553

Participant ID:     #

Passcode:         427636

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbVzu9PCmA


Follow the instructions below if you want to give testimony during audience participation or public hearing. Please note that only testimony on the public hearing topic will be placed into the record. 

    

2.    When the Chair opens the Audience Participation or Public Hearing, please “raise your hand” (via the “raise hand” option in Zoom) and you will be placed in a queue. When it is your time to speak, the Zoom moderator will call on you and provide you five minutes to make your comments (if you're not planning on providing public comment, no action is required once you join the meeting).


For information on how to use the Raise Hand function in Zoom, please read our advice here:

Zoom Tips on Raising Your Hand


For members of the public who want to listen to the meeting, call one of the numbers below:

Dial by your location

    +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)

    888 475 4499 US Toll-free

    833 548 0276 US Toll-free

    833 548 0282 US Toll-free

    877 853 5257 US Toll-free

Meeting ID:     632 636 5553

Participant ID:     #

Passcode:         427636

Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbVzu9PCmA


All callers will be placed on mute until called upon to speak. Otherwise, callers will be placed on mute for the entirety of the meeting.


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