September 14, 2015 Bellingham City Council Meeting Materials / Noisy Waters Northwest

bham city council sept 14September 10, 2015  Dena Jensen

The next Bellingham City Council meeting is on Monday September 14, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.  Here is a link to the agenda and meeting materials for that meeting:  http://www.cob.org/sirepub/mtgviewer.aspx?meetid=334&doctype=AGENDA

All the information below can be found on the Bellingham City Council webpage link provided above.

Note: I will tag this post “Meetings” so that readers can click the “Meetings” tag (here or at the bottom of the post) to view a Noisy Waters NW page with all the various meetings that have been posted over time.

Council Standing Committee Meetings:
Open to the public to attend. Note: there is generally no public comment period for Committee sessions. Standing Committee Members receive reports and information, ask questions and, when appropriate, vote on a recommended action for consideration by the full Council at the Regular Meeting. The notice of Committee Meetings identified below also serves as notice of Special Meetings of the City Council at the times identified, as Council Members who are not members of the Committee routinely attend and participate in the Committee Meetings. Committee Chairs give a report of the Committee Meeting at the Regular Meeting in the evening prior to deliberation and formal vote in the order shown below:
Public Works / Public Safety 1:00 PM
Terry Bornemann, Chair

Michael Lilliquist; Roxanne Murphy

20960 1. Woodstock Intersection Improvements, Project # ES-0318, Impacts to Sunset Pond Park p. 1
20961 2. Bid Award for the Lincoln Street Sidewalk Improvements, Bid No. 47B-2015 p. 9
       
Planning 1:15 PM
Jack Weiss, Chair

Daniel Hammill; Terry Bornemann

20962 1. A Request from the Bellingham School District (BSD) to Initiate the Review Process for an Emergency Amendment to the Bellingham Comprehensive Plan to Incorporate a New Six-Year Capital Facilities Plan p. 13
Lake Whatcom Reservoir and Natural Resources 1:30 PM
Daniel Hammill, Chair

Pinky Vargas; Jack Weiss

20905 1. Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Program Cost Recovery p. 15
Finance and Personnel 1:45 PM
Pinky Vargas, Chair

Michael Lilliquist; Daniel Hammill

20963 1. An Ordinance Amending the 2015/2016 Adopted Budget Increasing Revenue in the Street Fund by $4,000,000 as a Result of $3,500,000 Proceeds from an Intergovernmental Loan and Award of a $500,000 Grant and Appropriating Related Expenditures in the Street Fund  

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2015 / 2016 ADOPTED BUDGET INCREASING REVENUE IN THE STREET FUND BY $4,000,000 AS A RESULT OF $3,500,000 PROCEEDS FROM AN INTERGOVERNMENTAL LOAN AND AWARD OF A $500,000 GRANT; APPROPRIATING $4,000,000 FOR STREET LIGHTING SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS, TRANSFERRING $295,000 FROM STREET FUND RESERVES TO THE GOVERNMENTAL DEBT SERVICES FUND AND APPROPRIATING TRANSFERRED FUNDS FOR DEBT SERVICE PAYMENTS

p. 18
20964 2. An Ordinance Amending the 2015/2016 Budget Authorizing an Interfund Loan of $1,350,000 from the Solid Waste Fund to the Watershed Fund

 

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING AN INTERFUND LOAN OF $1,350,000 FROM THE SOLID WASTE FUND TO THE WATER FUND AND AMENDING THE 2015 / 2016 ADOPTED BUDGET IN THE WATER FUND BY APPROPRIATING $1,350,000 IN THE WATER FUND FOR PRINCIPAL REPAYMENT

p. 22
20965 3. An Ordinance Approving the Advance Refunding of the Outstanding 2006 Water & Sewer Bonds

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON, AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF A WATER AND SEWER REVENUE REFUNDING BOND OF THE CITY IN THE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF NOT TO EXCEED $4,200,000 TO REFUND OUTSTANDING WATER AND SEWER REVENUE BONDS, MAKE A DEPOSIT TO THE RESERVE ACCOUNT (IF REQUIRED), AND PAY COSTS OF ISSUANCE; DELEGATING AUTHORITY TO APPROVE THE SALE AND FINAL TERMS OF THE BOND; AND RESERVING THE RIGHT TO ISSUE REVENUE REFUNDING BONDS ON A PARITY WITH THE BOND UPON COMPLIANCE WITH CERTAIN CONDITIONS

p. 27
Community and Economic Development 2:05 PM
Michael Lilliquist, Chair

Roxanne Murphy; Pinky Vargas

20966 1. Economic Development Strategic Action Plan p. 84
20967 2. North State Street Design Concept p. 94
Committee Of The Whole 2:40 PM
Gene Knutson, Chair

Jack Weiss; Daniel Hammill; Michael Lilliquist; Terry Bornemann; Pinky Vargas;

Roxanne Murphy

20968 1. Presentation of Mental Health Court and Behavioral Court p. 95
20969 2. Consideration of the Consent Decree for the Eldridge Municipal Landfill Site p. 96
3. Approval of Minutes
4. Old/New Business
Executive Session 3:25 PM
Closed to the public. Report in the Regular Meeting only:
1. Litigation: Hollier v. City of Bellingham (Brady, approx. 5 minutes)
Mayor’s Report
Standing time for briefings, updates and reports to Council by the Mayor, if needed. Information only.
20970 1. Mayor’s Appointments to the Mayor’s Neighborhood Advisory Commission (Information) p. 97
20971 2. Mayor’s Reappointment of Trula Nicholas and Jessica Brown to the Community Development Advisory Board (Information) p. 99
20972 3. Mayor’s Reappointment of Alice Shilhanek to the Lake Whatcom Watershed Advisory Board (Approval) p. 100
Consent Agenda
All matters listed on the Consent Agenda are considered routine and/or non-controversial items and may be approved in a single motion. A member of the Council may ask that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and considered separately.
20973 1. A Resolution Setting the Date for a Public Hearing Before the Hearing Examiner for Consideration of a Petition to Vacate a Portion of the Samish Way/37th Alley South of Consolidation Avenue Adjacent to 105 Samish Way

 

A RESOLUTION SETTING THE DATE FOR A PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE HEARING EXAMINER FOR CONSIDERATION OF A PETITION TO VACATE A PORTION OF THE SAMISH WAY/37TH ALLEY SOUTH OF CONSOLIDATION AVENUE ADJACENT TO 105 SAMISH WAY

p. 101
20974 2. Authorization of A/P checks issued August 28, 2015 p. 105
20975 3. Authorization of A/P checks issued September 4, 2015 p. 106

Next City Council Meeting

09/28/2015

Deadline to submit material for the public hearing for inclusion in the published agenda packet is 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday prior to the meeting.

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