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Date:
March 27, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
6:00 PM - Regular Council Meeting Executive Session to discuss sale of real estate per RCW 42.30.110(1)(c) and collective bargaining per RCW 42.30.140(4)(a)
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230

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Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, March 27, 2017


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

Monday, March 27, 2017

6:00 PM

Harry Robinson, Mayor
Paul Greenough, Mayor Pro Tem

A. CALL TO ORDER

Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance **Please silence all electronics that may interfere with the meeting**

ROLL CALL:
COUNCILMEMBERS: Charlie Hawkins, Paul Greenough, Steve Lawrenson, Dennis Olason, Bonnie Onyon, Harry Robinson, and Mary Lou Steward.

B. EXECUTIVE SESSION – to discuss sale of real estate pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c) and collective bargaining pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(a)

C. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before meeting

D. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS 
    1. Letter dated March 14, 2017, from James Zell, regarding his Letter of Appreciation. 
    2. Email dated March 16, 2017, from John Yirak, regarding traffic law enforcement.

E. FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT 
    1. North Whatcom Fire Update – Chief Hollander  
 
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. Approval of Bills - $87,746.53 
    2. Approval of Council Minutes for March 13, 2017

G. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS 
    1. Ordinance 17-2901, Telecommunications Franchise with Astound Broadband LLC, dba Wave 
    2. Professional Services Agreement with TranTech Engineering for Sweet Road Design 
    3. Bid award for Vista Terrace Electrical

H. DEPARTMENT REPORTS 
    1. Community Development Services 
        a. Upcoming Training on Meeting Management 
        b. Downtown Report 
    2. City Manager

I. COUNCIL REPORTS 
    1. Blaine Chamber of Commerce - Bonnie Onyon 
    2. Library Committee – Bonnie Onyon 
    3. WTA Board - Paul Greenough 
    4. Drayton Harbor Shellfish Advisory Committee - Charlie Hawkins 
    5. Senior Center Liaison - Dennis Olason 
    6. Boys and Girls Club – Dennis Olason 
    7. Small Cities Caucus - Harry Robinson and David Wilbrecht 
    8. Whatcom Council of Governments - Harry Robinson

J. CALENDARS 
    Tuesday, April 4, 3 pm – Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting 
    Thursday, April 6, 10 am – Public Works Advisory Committee meeting 
         Location: PW Office 1200 Yew Ave. 
    Monday, April 10, 6 pm – City Council meeting 
    Tuesday, April 11, 8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting 
    Thursday, April 13: 
        9:30 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting 
        7 pm – Planning Commission meeting 
    Monday, April 24, 6 pm – City Council meeting 
    Thursday, April 27, 7 pm – Planning Commission meeting

K. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

L. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

M. 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 Administrative Services Department (360) 332-8311, 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending. Thank you.