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Date:
May 22, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230

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Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, May 22, 2017


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

Monday, May 22, 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, Steve Lawrenson, Dennis Olason, Bonnie Onyon, and Harry Robinson.  Paul Greenough and Mary Lou Steward requested to be excused.  

B. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
1. Van Tabb – Certificate of Appreciation
2. Carroll Solomon – Blaine Builder Award
3. Christy and Rodny Lonquist – Blaine Builder Award
4. Alex Mazurkewycz - Proclamation for National Safe Boating Week

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

D. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated May 9, 2017, from Chief Haslip, regarding a bear sighting.
2. Email dated May 17, 2017, from Michael Jones, regarding Governor Inslee’s veto of the Exit 274 project.
3. New. Email dated May 19, 2017, from Debbie Harger, regarding the Blaine Harbor Art Gallery Springfest Art Show.

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 - $162,839.79
2. Approval of Special Council Minutes for May 8, 2017
3. Approval of Council Minutes for May 8, 2017
4. Bid Award for Three Phase Transformers
5. Bid Award for Single Phase Transformers

G. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Resolution 1710-10, Setting Public Hearing for Vacation Petition – Clyde Street between Madison and Kingsley
2. Request for Final Plat Approval – Mountain Estates

 H. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Update
2. Community Development Services 
a. Main Street Program
b. Code Enforcement Report

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

J. CALENDARS
Tuesday, May 23, 3 pm – Revenue Task Force meeting
Thursday, May 25, 7 pm - Planning Commission meeting and Public Hearing – Drayton Reach Phase II PUD, Shoreline & Plat Variance
Monday, May 29, City Offices Closed in Observance of Memorial Day
Tuesday, June 6, 3 pm - Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, June 8
9:30 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
10 am – PW Advisory Committee meeting – Location: PW Office 1200 Yew Ave.
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting
Monday, June 12, 6 pm - City Council 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.