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Date:
December 10, 2018
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, December 10, 2018


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

Monday, December 10, 2018

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem


A. 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: Eric Davidson, Charlie Hawkins, Steve Lawrenson, Bonnie Onyon, Alicia Rule, and Mary Lou Steward. 

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

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

D. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated November 26, 2018, from Bonnie Onyon, regarding the Bellingham Herald article on blocked roads due to border crossing trains.
2. Email dated December 3, 2018, from Bonnie Onyon, in response to a letter regarding Chewters Chocolates.
3. Letter dated December 5, 2018, from the Pacific Arts Association, regarding BTAC funding they want for 2019.

E. 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: $202,888.77, Wire Register: $358,383.63
2. Approval of Payroll: $569,658.66
3. Approval of November 26, 2018, City Council Minutes
4. Approval of December 5, 2018, Study Session Minutes
5. Resolution 1746-18, Setting legal publication for 2019
6. Resolution 1747-18, Setting Council meeting dates and times
7. Resolution 1749-18, Updating Unified Fee Schedule

F. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Ordinance 18-2922, Adoption of 2019 Budget
2. Bid Award for the Demolition of 665 Peace Portal Drive Structure
3. Fifth Amendment to the School Resource Officer (SRO) Interlocal Agreement and the Memorandum of Understanding between the Blaine School District and the City of Blaine on the operational protocols of the SRO program.

G. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS 
1. Blaine Tourism and Advisory Committee – Steve Lawrenson
2. Blaine Chamber of Commerce – Steve Lawrenson
3. Boys and Girls Club – Alicia Rule 
4. Port of Bellingham Commission – 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

H. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. Public Works
1. Project Updates
2. Police Department
3. City Manager

I. 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.

Tuesday, December 11
8 am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee

Thursday, December 13
9am – Park and Cemetery Board

Thursday, December 13
10 am – Public Works Advisory Committee
Location: PW 1200 Yew Ave.

Thursday, December 13
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting 
Public Hearing – Flood Hazard Regulations Update

Monday, December 24
9 am – City Council Meeting.

Tuesday, December 25 
City offices will be closed in observance of Christmas

Thursday, December 27
7 pm – Planning Commission meeting – CANCELED

J. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
1. Request for Council Action (RFCA) - Consideration of Chewter’s Chocolates letter of intent to enter into purchase and sale agreement.

K. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

L. 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.