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Date:
July 24, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
5:00 PM Study Session - Downtown Development Incentives; 6:00 PM Regular Council Meeting
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230

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Regular City Council Meeting

Monday, July 24, 2017


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

Monday, July 24, 2017

6:00 PM

Harry Robinson, Mayor
Paul Greenough, Mayor Pro Tem


A. STUDY SESSION – 5:00 PM  - Downtown  Development  Incentives

B. CALL TO ORDER

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

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

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

D. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated July 10, 2017, from Bonnie Onyon, regarding the Drayton Harbor Music Festival.
2. Letter dated July 10, 2017, from Joel Douglas, regarding building regulations.
3. Email dated July 12, 2017, from Debbie Harger, regarding the Downtown Development Open House.
4. Email dated July 13, 2017, from Bill Becht, regarding a letter for the Downtown Open House meeting.
5. Email dated July 14, 2017, from Chief Haslip, regarding motorists at the Pacific Highway Border Crossing.
6. Email dated July 14, 2017, from Bill Becht, regarding his thoughts on helping downtown Blaine. 
7. Letter dated July 17, 2017, from Angela Garvey, regarding time limits for discharging fireworks.

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 - $233,706.87
2. Approval of Council Minutes for July 10, 2017 

G. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Sail Electric Change Order 1 for Vista Terrace
2. Setting Public Hearing to Amend Six-Year Transportation Improvement Program
3. Initiating Downtown Development Incentives

H. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Update
2. Community Development Services 
a. Enforcement Update
3. Public Safety
a. Operations and Staffing Updates
4. City Manager

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
Thursday, July 27, Canceled - Planning Commission meeting
Tuesday, August 1, 3 pm - Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, August 3, 10 am - Public Works Advisory Committee meeting
Location: Public Works 1200 Yew Ave.
Tuesday, August 8, 8 am - Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, August 10,
9:30 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting
Monday, August 14, 6 pm - City Council meeting and Public Hearing – Amending the 6 Year Transportation Improvement Program
Thursday, August 24, 7 pm - Planning Commission meeting
Monday, August 28, 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.