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Date:
September 25, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
3:30 PM - Council Study Session to Interview Applicants for City Council 6:00 PM - Regular City Council meeting and executives sessions to review qualifications of candidates for elective office per RCW 42.30.110(1)(h) and to discuss sale of real estate per RCW 42.30.110(1)(c)
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230

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Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, September 25, 2017


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

Monday, September 25, 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, Bonnie Onyon, Harry Robinson, and Mary Lou Steward.  

B. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting

C. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated September 12, 2017, from David Wilbrecht, regarding the Congresswoman DelBene Town Hall Meeting on September 23, 2017.

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

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 - $404,463.69
2. Approval of Council Minutes for September 11, 2017
3. Project closeout for Emergency Pavement Repair Contract

F. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Membership and Appointment to Economic Development Advisory Committee
2. Setting Public Hearing for Community Center Sign
3. Appointment to City Council Ward 2 Position 3 (following executive session)
4. Offer to Purchase Gateway Property (following executive session)

G. DEPARTMENT REPORTS - *Postponed to the next regular council meeting*
1. Public Works
a. Project Updates
2. Community Development
a. Enforcement
b. Planning Commission
3. Public Safety
a. Ludwick Parking Update
4. City Manager
a. AWC Regional Meeting

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

I. CALENDARS
Thursday, September 28, 7 pm - Planning Commission meeting and Public Hearing - Bayview on Drayton Harbor – Conditional Use Permit and Shoreline Substantial Development Permit  
Tuesday, October 3, 3 pm - Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, October 5, 10 am - Blaine Public Works Advisory Committee meeting
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.
Monday, October 9, 6 pm - City Council meeting
Tuesday, October 10, 8 am - Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, October 12,
9:30 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm Planning Commission meeting
Monday, October 23, 6 pm - City Council meeting and Public Hearing – Property Tax Levy
Thursday, October 26, 7 pm - Planning Commission meeting and public hearing – Tesoro Conditional Sign Permit and Sign Variance

J. EXECUTIVE SESSIONS:
1. To evaluate the qualifications of a candidate for appointment to elective office pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(h) (followed by Council Action Item F.3).
2. To discuss the sale of real estate pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(c) (followed by Council Action Item F.4).

K. ADJOURN

Following the council meeting, the council will convene in closed session to discuss collective bargaining pursuant to RCW 42.30.140(4)(b)

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.