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Date:
September 23, 2019
Time:
6:00 PM
Location:
Council Chambers
Address:
435 Martin Street, Suite 4000
Blaine, WA 98230
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City Council Meeting

Monday, September 23, 2019


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

Monday, September 23, 2019

6:00 PM

Bonnie Onyon - Mayor
Steve Lawrenson – Mayor Pro Tem

A. STUDY SESSION:  5:00 PM – Resolution, Ordinance, and Blaine Municipal Code updates

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

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

D. FIRE CHIEF’S REPORT
1. North Whatcom Fire Update

E. WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS
1. Email dated September 19, 2019, from Mayor Onyon, regarding Don Goldberg and his role in bringing a medical facility to Blaine.

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. Voucher Memo: 
Approval of Bills: $380,596.09
Advanced Payment: $6,700.00
2. Approval of September 9, 2019, City Council Minutes
3. Approval of September 12, 2019, Special City Council Minutes
4. Resolution 1771-19, Amending Resolution 1405-05, referencing RCW 42.17 and updating to RCW 42.56 documents and indexes to be made public.
5. Resolution 1772-19, Amending Resolution 1317-01 appointing the Finance Director as the agent to receive claims against the City of Blaine, Washington, under Chapter 4.96 RCW.
6. Resolution 1773-19, Repealing Resolution 1133-96 and closing the Community Economic Development Change Fund of $25. 
7. Resolution 1774-19, Amending Resolution 979, Fair Housing
8. Resolution 1775-19, Repealing Resolution 957, regarding presentation of business before the Blaine City Council.
9. Resolution 1776-19, Repealing Resolutions 1401-05 and 1404-05 relating to exempt and non-exempt public records.
10. Resolution 1777-19, Declaring certain vehicles to be surplus property.
 
G. COUNCIL ACTION ITEMS
1. Resolution 1768-19, a resolution of the City Council of the City of Blaine, Washington, establishing priorities for 2020 budgeting and programs – Presented by Samuel Crawford.
2. Ordinance 19-2933, Repealing Ordinance 94-2141, Blaine Municipal Code Chapter Title 2, Chapter 2.94 Personnel Rules and Policies – Presented by Samuel Crawford.
3. Ordinance 19-2934, Repealing Blaine Municipal Code 2.78 – Airport Manager – Presented by Samuel Crawford.
4. Purchase Agreement In Lieu of Foreclosure for 665 Peace Portal Way – Presented by Jon Sitkin.

H. COMMISSION, COMMITTEE AND BOARD REPORTS 
1. Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee – Steve Lawrenson
2. Blaine Chamber of Commerce – Steve Lawrenson
3. Boys and Girls Club – Alicia Rule
4. Port of Bellingham – 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
10. Small Cities Partnership – Samuel Crawford and Bonnie Onyon
11. North Sound Transportation Alliance (NTSA) – regarding trains – Bonnie Onyon

I. DEPARTMENT REPORTS
1. City Attorney

J. 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. 

Thursday, September 26
6pm – Planning Commission
Woodberry PUD Master Plan Review

Tuesday, October 8
8am – Blaine Tourism Advisory Committee (BTAC)

Thursday, October 10
9am – Park and Cemetery Board

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

Thursday, October 10
6pm – Planning Commission

Monday, October 14
6pm – Regular City Council meeting

Thursday, October 24
6pm – Planning Commission

Monday, October 28
6pm – Regular City Council meeting

K. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

L. COUNCIL NEW BUSINESS

M. EXECUTIVE SESSION: – approximately 6:30 PM - to review the performance of a public employee pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g). The executive session should last approximately 45 minutes.

N. 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.