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Date:
July 12, 2021
Time:
6:00 PM
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City Council Meeting

Monday, July 12, 2021


 CITY OF BLAINE
Zoom

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA
Monday, July 12, 2021
6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon – Mayor
Mary Lou Steward – Mayor Pro Tem

Due to Governor Inslee’s proclamation in response to COVID-19, this City Council meeting will be conducted entirely through teleconference. Councilmembers will separately call into the meeting and the public will be able to listen live as the meeting happens. 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:

Due to Governor Inslee’s proclamation in response to COVID-19, this City Council meeting will be conducted entirely through teleconference. Councilmembers will separately call into the meeting and the public will be able to listen live as the meeting happens. 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 on the link below:
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A. STUDY SESSION:  5:00 PM – 2021 Law Enforcement Related Legislative Updates

B. CALL TO ORDER:
Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance – Led by Mayor Onyon

ROLL CALL
COUNCILMEMBERS: Garth Baldwin, Eric Davidson, Sukhwant Singh Gill, Charlie Hawkins, Richard May, Bonnie Onyon, and Mary Lou Steward.

C. FIRE MARSHAL’S REPORT
1. North Whatcom Fire Update – No Report

D. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Letter dated June 30, 2021, from Fire Chief Jason Van der Veen, regarding the June 28, 2021, City Council meeting as well as the “Responder” handout. 

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. Voucher Memo:
Approval of Bills: $258,808.06
2. Wire Register: $306,664.20
3. Approval of Payroll: $663,103.47
4. Approval of June 28, 2021, Special City Council Minutes. 
5. Approval of June 28, 2021, City Council Minutes.

F. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Resolution 1856-21, A resolution to authorize an addendum to resolutions 1842-21 and 1843-21 for a mid-year addition to the Comprehensive Plan, Land Use Map, and Zoning regulations dockets. (Pratschner) 
2. Ordinance 21-2966, Mid-Year Budget Amendment. (Jones)
3. Ordinance 21-2960, Ordinance rescinding proclamation of emergency. (Jones)

G. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS
1. Council Reports

H. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. City Manager – Michael Jones
a. 4th of July 
b. Finance Director Hiring Update
2. Community Development Services – Stacie Pratschner
3. Public Works Department – Bernie Ziemianek
4. Police Department – Chief Tank
5. City Clerk – Samuel Crawford
a. Open Public Meetings Update

I. CALENDARS
Due to COVID-19 and new OPMA rules, meetings are now only open to the public virtually. Information on how to listen or watch 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. 

Tuesday, July 13
8:00am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee Meeting *CANCELLED*

Thursday, July 15
10:00am – Public Works Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, July 22
6:00pm – Planning Commission Meeting *CANCELLED* 

Monday, July 26
6:00pm – City Council Meeting *CANCELLED*

Tuesday, July 27
3:00pm – Civil Service Commission Meeting

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.