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Date:
July 22, 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, July 22, 2019


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

Monday, July 22, 2019

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION:  4:30 PM – Report on the City’s Water System
5:00 PM – Council Retreat Follow-Up Regarding Revitalizing Downtown
5:30 PM – Council Retreat Follow-Up Regarding Fiscal Responsibility 

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, Alicia Rule, and Mary Lou Steward.

C. PRESENTATION - Presentation of Fire Marshal designation award By Chief Noonchester.

D. AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 
Sign-up/Comment Sheet located in Council Chambers before Meeting
1.

E. FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT
1. North Whatcom Fire Update

F. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated July 15, 2019, from Michael Jones, regarding the 4th of July celebration.
2. Email dated July 15, 2019, from Michael Jones, regarding the proposed Drayton Harbor No Shooting Zone.
3. Email dated July 15, 2019, from William Ruckelshaus, regarding the location change for the July 17th Road Map Open House.
4. Email dated July 16, 2019, from Carroll Solomon, regarding the 4th of July celebration.

G. 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: $809,894.23
2. Approval of July 08, 2019, City Council Minutes
 
H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Interlocal Agreement for North Whatcom Regional Source Project.
2. Ordinance 19-2930, updating the Shoreline Master Program and the Blaine Municipal Code.
3. Professional Services Agreement with Reichhardt & Ebe for construction services for Gateway Regional Storm Project.
4. Professional Services Agreement with Reichhardt & Ebe for construction services for East Blaine Extension.
5. Set Public Hearing for the 2019 Water System Plan for August 26, 2019.
6. Bid Award for Conservation Kits.

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
10. Small Cities Partnership – Michael Jones and Bonnie Onyon
11. Whatcom Council of Governments – Michael Jones and Bonnie Onyon

J. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works 
2. Community Development Services
3. City Manager 
a. Communication Update
b. County-Wide Wayfinding Program

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. 

Thursday, July 25
7pm – Planning Commission
Life Impact Church Conditional Use Permit

Thursday, August 8
9am – Park and Cemetery Board

Thursday, August 8
2pm – Public Works Advisory Committee 
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.

Thursday, August 8
7pm – Planning Commission
Stone - Accessory Dwelling Unit Permit 

Monday, August 12
6pm – Regular City Council meeting

L. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

M. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

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).

N. 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.