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Date:
August 12, 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, August 12, 2019


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

Monday, August 12, 2019

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION: 5:00 PM – Council Retreat Follow-Up: Utilities and Facilities Maintenance Planning
5:20 PM – Council Retreat Follow-Up: Community Health
5:40 PM – Council Retreat Follow-Up: Communication Plan and Transparency

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. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
1. Family Care Network – Presentation by Dr. Anderson on the proposed use of the City’s Gateway property

D. FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT
1. North Whatcom Fire Update – Chief Herschel Rostov

E. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated July 23, 2019, from Michael Jones, regarding Whatcom County Council’s consideration of the City’s Resolution to create a no shooting zone.
2. Letter dated July 26, 2019, from Bryan Johnson, regarding a refund to the Pacific Arts Association. 
3. Email dated July 26, 2019, from Bonnie Onyon, regarding the July Whatcom County Economic Development Investment (EDI) Board minutes.
4. Email dated July 26, 2019, from Bonnie Onyon, regarding the July Small Cities Meeting minutes.
5. Email dated July 28, 2019, from Margarette Grant, regarding the proposed Drayton Harbor No Shooting Zone.
6. Email dated August 1, 2019, from Michael Jones, regarding the D Street emergency closure.
7. Email dated August 8, 2019, from Michael Zapico, regarding speeding on D Street.

F. 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: $454,573.45, Wire Register: $299,636.33
2. Approval of Payroll: $676,634.85
3. Approval of July 22, 2019, City Council Minutes
4. Second Amendment to the Senior Center Lease Agreement for the transfer of facility rental coordination for the Senior/Community Center and the Pavilion.

G. 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. To consider the acceptance of the account of expense report for the demolition of the dangerous building at 665 Peace Portal Drive, Blaine, WA 98230. 

H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Resolution 1767-19, 665, to consider the acceptance of the account of expense report for the demolition of the dangerous building at 665 Peace Portal Drive, Blaine, WA 98230.
2. Resolution 1766-19, to include updates to the Wharf District Master Plan on the 2019 Docket of Amendments to the City of Blaine Comprehensive Plan.
3. Request for Proposal (RFP) for the redevelopment of the Old City Hall site.

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

J. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
1. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services
1. Development Project Updates
3. Police Department
4. City Clerk
5. 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.

Monday, August 12
5:00pm – Study Session: Utilities and Facilities Maintenance Planning
5:20pm – Study Session: Community Health
5:40pm – Study Session: Communication Plan and Transparency 
6pm – Regular City Council meeting

Tuesday, August 13
8am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Thursday, August 22
7pm – Planning Commission
Public Hearing: Stone - Accessory Dwelling Unit Permit 

Monday, August 26
6pm – Regular City Council meeting

L. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

M. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

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