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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Mayor Canaday called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 pm. 

Pledge of Allegiance 

Mayor Canaday led the flag salute.

Attendance

Present: Mayor Canaday, Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs, Councilor Fund, Councilor Henderson, Councilor Bates, Councilor Trent and Councilor Anzelini.

Absent: None. 

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR TRENT MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Commissioner Ron Averill, Lewis County, addressed the Council and spoke on his past 6 years as a County Commissioner and thanked the Council for their support.

Roger Stewart, CDA, addressed the Council and spoke on the upcoming Tractor Parade on December 15th.

3. Reports 

Councilor Anzelini -had no report.

Councilor Fund - reported she attended the Flood Authority, a Salute to the Master Gardeners and the lighting of the Fox Theatre marquee.

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - reported on the Borst Park lights that opens on Friday.

Councilor Bates - reported he attended a Twin Transit and Centralia Downtown Association meeting.

Councilor Henderson - spoke on flooding in his neighborhood due to the lack of stormwater drainage. He thanked Commissioner Averill for his service to the community. 

Councilor Trent - wished everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. 

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended the Lewis County Tourism meeting, the Mayor and Commissioners meeting, United Way, Home Tour, Fox Theatre marquee lighting and thanked Commissioner Averill for his service to Centralia. She presented Councilor Fund with a plaque thanking her for her years of service to the Centralia City Council. Mayor Canaday read a letter into the record from the Chehalis Tribe asking the City to reconsider the decant station grant funding and noting that they may be willing to pay for it. It was the consensus of the Council to send the Chehalis Tribe a letter asking about the funding.

Rob Hill - reported he attended the PFD meeting and updated the Council on the FEMA maps. 

4. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for December 11, 2012 #119646-119813 $282,736.22

b. Payroll Approval for December 5, 2012 #128363-128435 and direct deposits #19588-19741 $1,138,500.50

c. Notification of claim for damages 1)Frances Brengan $3,158.07

d. Consideration of meeting minutes for November 27, 2012

e. Consideration of contract with ESCI for safety services/training $21,000

f. Consideration of change order #2 with GeoEngineers $10,000

g. Consideration of change order #6 2009 Sewer I &I Reduction $81,000

h. Consideration of City Light Mutual Aide Agreement

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR HENDERSON, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.

5. Consideration of Mayor's appointment of Brian M. Mead to the Historic Preservation Commission

COUNCILOR FUND MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO APPROVE THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF BRIAN M. MEAD TO THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION...motion PASSED...7-0.

6. Consideration of STOP Grant Agreement with the Washington State Department of Commerce

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR FUND, TO APPROVE THE STOP GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE...motion PASSED...7-0.

7. Consideration of a resolution declaring property to be surplus

COUNCILOR TRENT MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION DECLARING PROPERTY TO BE SURPLUS...motion PASSED...7-0. 

8. Consideration of amendment to the Interlocal Agreement for the Event Center

COUNCILOR BATES MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE AMENDMENT TO THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR THE EVENTS CENTER...

City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson addressed the council and noted that the amendments are mainly in the financial numbers, which were updated to reflect actual costs.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...7-0.

9. Consideration of amendment to the Parking Agreement for the Event Center

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR FUND, TO APPROVE THE AMENDMENT TO THE PARKING AGREEMENT FOR THE EVENT CENTER...motion PASSED...7-0.

10. Consideration of Transfer Station Host Fee Agreement

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR FUND, TO APPROVE THE TRANSFER STATION HOST FEE AGREEMENT...

Public Works Director Kahle Jennings reviewed the background on the agreement and host fees. He added that the previous host fee was $4.00 and this agreement was proposing it to be changed to 4.75% per ton of the tipping fees based on outbound weight. Brief discussion followed.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...7-0.

11. Consideration of second reading of an ordinance amending the legal description for the Kresky annexation

COUNCILOR HENDERSON MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR TRENT, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE LEGAL DESCRIPTION FOR THE KRESKY ANNEXATION...motion PASSED...7-0.

12. Consideration of first and final reading of an ordinance affirming a zero increase in the regular property tax levy

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND APPROVE ON FIRST AND FINAL READING AN ORDINANCE AFFIRMING A ZERO INCREASE IN THE REGULAR PROPERTY TAX LEVY...motion PASSED...7-0. 

13. Consideration of second reading of an ordinance amending the 2012 Budget

COUNCILOR TRENT MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR HENDERSON, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2012 BUDGET...motion PASSED...7-0.

11. Consideration to cancel the December 25, 2012 City Council meeting and authorize the Finance Committee to approve the voucher run for that date

COUNCILOR HENDERSON MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO CANCEL THE DECEMBER 35, 2012 CITY COUNCIL MEETING AND AUTHORIZE THE FINANCE COMMITTEE TO APPROVE THE VOUCHER RUN FOR THAT DATE...motion PASSED...7-0.

Adjournment

COUNCILOR HENDERSON MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:08 PM...motion PASSED...7-0.

Submitted By:

 

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Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk

 

Approved By:

 

 

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Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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