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Tuesday, February 12, 2013

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

Pledge of Allegiance 

Councilor Trent led the flag salute.

Attendance

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

Absent: None. 

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

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

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items 

There were none.

3. Presentations

a. Commissioner Fund - Updates

Sheila Gray, Lewis County, addressed the Council and spoke on the upcoming event, Women in Agriculture, to be held on February 23rd.

4. Reports 

Councilor Henderson - reported he attended a SWCA meeting, Boy Scout dinner and spoke on the needs of Veteran's. He requested a Workshop/Special meeting on February 19, 2013 at 7:00 pm to discuss the City Council Committees and the City Council Policy and Procedures.

Councilor Trent - had no report.

Councilor Anzelini - had no report.

Councilor Elmore - reported he attended a Chehalis Pool Foundation meeting, KOP, EDC Banquet, Toured the Yelm facility, LC Historic Museum, Children's Museum Grand Opening and the PFD meeting. 

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - thanked those helping to rid the graffiti and presented a slide show on the Borst Park lights.

Councilor Bates - reported he attended a CDA meeting and talked with Staff regarding stormwater issues. 

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended the Debbie's Boutique ribbon cutting, a Mayor's meeting, Lets Talk about Tourism, the EDC Banquet and a Fire training meeting.

Rob Hill - introduced new City Light Director M.L. Norton.

Chief Berg, Judge Buzzard and Court Administrator Michelle Petrich - spoke on video arraignment.

Chief Berg - spoke on the graffiti problem and presented a Public Service Announcement the Police Department will be releasing on Channel 3.

City Clerk Deena Bilodeau - announced there was an opening on the Civil Service Commission. The contact is the Payroll Department at 330-7562.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for February 12, 2013 #120437-120592 $744,812.03

b. Payroll Approval for February 5, 2013 #128564-128657 and direct

deposits #20071-20222 $1,207,911.89

c. Notification of a Claim for Damage 1)Kristine D. Towner $2,112.00

2)James T. Baker unknown amount d. Consideration of meeting minutes for January 22, 2013

e. Consideration of change order #1-School Safety Enhancement $11,715 f. Consideration of change order #1-Yelm Hydro Engineering Ser. $93,000

g. Consideration of change order #3-Professional Services Contract with GeoEngineers $83,000

h. Consideration of final acceptance-Line Clearance Tree Trimming $66,700 i. Consideration of Prof. Services Agree with Foresight Surveying Inc $25,000 j. Consideration of an Interlocal Agreement with Riverside Fire Authority for use of for use of Small Works Roster

k. Consideration of Homeland Security Mutual Aide Agreement Renewal

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

6. Consideration to permanently close the Pearl Street Pool and instruct staff to take steps to improve the park area

COUNCILOR COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR HENDERSON, TO PERMANENTLY CLOSE THE PEARL STREET POOL AND INSTRUCT STAFF TO IMPROVE THE PARK AREA...

Community Development Director Emil Pierson addressed the Council and reviewed the proposal to close and fill in the pool and develop a park on the property. He added that the park would include a variety of play toys, volleyball, basketball and a splash pad. Discussion followed regarding the proposal and potential funding. Several Councilor's requested more information.

COUNCILOR HENDERSON MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR TRENT, TO POSTPONE THE ITEM UNTIL THE MARCH 12, 2013 CITY COUNCIL MEETING TO ALLOW FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...motion PASSED...7-0.

7. Consideration of first and final reading of an ordinance extending the Medical Marijuana Collective Gardens Moratorium

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO EXTEND THE MORATORIUM ON MEDICAL MARIJUANA COLLECTIVE GARDEN AS PRESENTED...

City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson addressed the Council and noted that the Planning Commission was recommending that the moratorium be extended until the Federal and State Governments have written and agreed upon regulations. She added that a public hearing concerning the moratorium must be held within 60 days of the passage of this ordinance. Brief discussion followed.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...5-2 (Councilor Trent and Councilor Anzelini).

8. Consideration of first reading of an ordinance amending CMC Section 15.10 Sewer Service

COUNCILOR BATES MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR HENDERSON, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CMC SECTION 15.10 SEWER SERVICE...

Public Works Director Kahle Jennings addressed the Council and reviewed the proposed housekeeping changes, a new section and fee changes.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...6-1 (Councilor Trent). 

9. Consideration of second reading of an ordinance approving a Franchise Agreement with LightSpeed Networks Inc

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR HENDERSON, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION COLLABORATING AND PARTNERING WITH LEWIS COUNTY AND CITIES WITHIN LEWIS COUNTY FOR SERVICES AND INTERNAL SUPPORT FUNCTIONS...motion PASSED...7-0.

10. Executive Session to discuss Potential Litigation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(i). Expected to last approximately 30 minutes with nothing to report after.

COUNCILOR HENDERSON MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR TRENT, TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION AT TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL LITIGATION PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1)(i) FOR APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES...motion PASSED...7-0.

The Executive Session began at 9:18 pm and ended at 9:48. City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson was present.

Adjournment

Mayor Canaday adjourned the meeting at 9:48 pm.

 

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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