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Date:
May 26, 2020
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Teleconference. Information on how to listen live is on the agenda.
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City Council Meeting

Tuesday, May 26, 2020


CITY OF BLAINE
Teleconference

CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

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:

For members of the public who want to listen to the meeting, call the number below (Toll-Free):
1-866-899-4679

Follow the instructions given by GoToMeeting. The Access Code is below: 
488-890-725

A. CALL TO ORDER
Moment of Silence and Pledge of Allegiance **Please turn of all cell phones and other electronics that may interfere with the sound system**

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

B. PRESENTATION: Gordon Thomas Honeywell (GoToMeeting)

C. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated May 12, 2020, from Chief Tank, regarding the 32nd Annual Candlelight Vigil.
2. Email dated May 13, 2020, from Michael Jones, regarding Tax Increment Financing information. 
3. Letter dated May 15, 2020, from Joel Douglas, regarding property south of Clark St. intersection, proposed Right of Way access issue onto Peace Portal Drive.
4. Email dated May 18, 2020, from Michael Jones, regarding Emergency Order 20-07 authorizing furloughs for teamsters.
5. Email dated May 19, 2020, from Michael Jones, regarding COVID related utilities letters. 6. Email dated May 20, 2020, from Michael Jones, regarding City Offices Mask Policy.

D. 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: $159,722.37
2. Approval of Advance Pay: $21,205.28
3. Approval of May 11, 2020, City Council Minutes

E. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Ordinance 20-2946, Amending the 2020 Budget. (Lazenby)
2. Resolution 1817-20, Confirming Emergency Order EO20-07, Entering into a letter of Understanding with General Teamsters Union, Local 231 for one week furloughs. (Jones)
3. Authorizing the City Manager to pursue Tax Increment Financing option through the Washington State Legislature. (Jones)
4. Resolution 1816-20, authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office in support of an ALEA Grant for the Marine Park Beach Capital Project. (Pratschner)

F. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS

G. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. City Manager – Michael Jones
a. COVID – 19
i. State Pass-Through CARES Funding
ii. Furlough Implementation
iii. City Offices Reopening 
2. Community Development Services – Stacie Pratschner
a. Updated construction guidance 
b. RED loan
c. Blaine by the Sea website 
3. Public Works – Bob Hammond
a. Notice of award for the sidewalk replacement project

H. CALENDARS
Due to COVID-19 and the Governor’s Proclamation, meetings are now only open to the public telephonically. Information on how to listen to 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.

Monday, June 8
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Thursday, June 11
6:00pm – Planning Commission Meeting 
Public Hearing – To Accept Public Testimony on the East Maple Ridge PUD and Preliminary Plat Application

Monday, June 22
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting
Public Hearing – Six Year Transportation Improvement Plan

Thursday, June 25
6:00pm – Planning Commission Meeting 
Public Hearing – to Accept Public Testimony on the Grandis Pond PUD Modification; Boundary Line Adjustment; and Preliminary Plat Application

Monday, July 13
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, July 27
6:00pm – Regular City Council Meeting

All City offices are currently closed to the public. Contact information for staff and Councilmembers can be found on the City’s website.

I. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

J. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

K. 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 24 hours prior to the meeting date you will be attending. Thank you.