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Date:
August 28, 2017
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Details:
5:00 PM Study Session - Truck parking in City Right-Of-Way; 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, August 28, 2017


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

Monday, August 28, 2017

6:00 PM

Harry Robinson, Mayor
Paul Greenough, Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION – 5:00PM – Truck Parking in City Right-of-Way

B. 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, and Harry Robinson.  Mary Lou Steward requested to be excused.  

C. AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
1. National Senior Center Month Proclamation

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

E. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Letter dated August 8, 2017, from Joel Douglas, regarding business closures.
2. Letter dated August 14, 2017, from Peter Starzynski, regarding collective bargaining and the Open Public Meetings Act.
3. Email dated August 16, 2017, from Dena Jensen, regarding jail facility timeline.
4. Email dated August 16, 2017, Satpal Sidhu, regarding the Arch of healing and Reconciliation ceremony.
5. Email dated August 17, 2017, from Sheriff Elfo, regarding Dena Jensen’s email.

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

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. Approval of Bills - $256,952.74
2. Approval of Special Council Minutes for August 14, 2017
3. Approval of Council Minutes for August 14, 2017

H. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Ordinance 17-2904, Amending the 2017 Budget
2. Lease for Pavilion Parking Lot
3. Schedule a Public Hearing for On-Street Truck Parking
4. Gateway Purchase Option Agreement

I. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
a. Project Updates
2. Community Development Services 
a. Mid-Year Development Report
3. Administrative Services
4. City Manager

J. 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

K. CALENDARS
Tuesday, September 5, 3 pm - Blaine Economic Development Advisory Committee meeting
Monday, September 11, 6 pm - City Council meeting
Tuesday, September 12, 8 am - Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee meeting
Thursday, September 14,
9:30 am – Park and Cemetery Board meeting
10 am – Public Works Advisory Committee meeting
  Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting 
Monday, September 25, 6 pm - City Council meeting
Thursday, September 28, 7 pm - Planning Commission meeting

L. UNFINISHED BUSINESS 

M. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

N. EXECUTIVE SESSION – 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) 

O. 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.