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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Mayor Canaday called the regular meeting to order at 7:01 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 COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items 

Alicia Bull, Chamber, addressed the Council and updated them on Chamber events.

3. Proclamation

a. Evergreen Playhouse Founders Day

Mayor Canaday read the proclamation into the record declaring March 2, 2013 as Evergreen Playhouse Founders Day and Susanne Sincock accepted it on behalf of the Evergreen Playhouse. 

4. Presentations

a. Centralia Police Department Citizens' Police Academy

Commander Ross and Community Services Officer Carr announce that applications were being accepted for the Police Citizens' Academy.

4. Reports 

Councilor Henderson - reported that he attended the Special meeting last Tuesday.

Councilor Trent - reported he attended the Special meeting last Tuesday and has been talking with his constituents.

Councilor Anzelini - had no report.

Councilor Elmore - reported he toured the Wastewater Treatment Plant attended KOP, Business After Hours, CDA and a Solid Waste meeting.

Councilor Bates - reported he attended KOP and CDA meetings.

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - reported he attended a Solid Waste meeting and has begun working on the Spring Youth Fair and Summerfest.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended LEOFF Board meeting, LC Transportation, Joint Fire, Business After Hours, Rotary Spelling Bee, Chehalis Basin Partnership and the Special meeting.

Ron Averill - updated the Council on the Chehalis River Basing Flood Authority.

Emil Pierson - updated the Council on the City's Flood Insurance Community Rating, noting that the City was a "5".

Rob Hill - reported that the Strategic Planning process will be beginning soon.

6. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for February 26, 2013 #120614, 120621-120802 $1,093,382.49

b. Payroll Approval for February 20, 2013 #128658-128676 and direct

deposits #20223-20310 $114,745.00

c. Notification of a Claim for Damage 1)Centralia Church of Nazarene $26,393.65

d. Consideration of meeting minutes for February 12 & 19, 2013

e. Consideration of change order #2-Hydro Consulting and Maintenance $54,850

f. Consideration of bid award-Old Wastewater Treatment Plant Demo $225,599.09

g. Consideration of contract amendment #2-Electrical Consultants inc $30,000

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

7. Consideration of amended City Council Rules & Procedures

COUNCILOR HENDERSON MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE AMENDED CITY COUNCIL RULES AND PROCEDURES...motion PASSED...7-0.

8. Consideration of 2013 City Council Committee appointments

COUNCILOR BATES MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE 2013 CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS... 

After a few minor changes regarding meeting dates, times and having some left as open positions,

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

9. Consideration of amendments to the Design and Development Guidelines

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR TRENT, TO AMEND THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT FOR FRONTAGE IMPROVEMENTS FOR ALL SHORT SUB-DIVISIONS...

City Engineer Jan Stemkoski addressed the Council and reviewed the background on this issue including changes that had been made and past citizen complaints which led to the item before the Council. After further discussion,

COUNCILOR HENDERSON MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO POSTPONE THIS DECISION AND SEND IT BACK TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION FOR CONSIDERATION...motion PASSED...5-2 (Councilor Anzelini and Councilor Trent).

10. Consideration of Consultant Agreement with CH2M Hill to update the Wastewater General Sewer Plan $147,600

COUNCILOR HENDERSON MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH CH2M HILL TO UPDATE THE CITIES GENERAL SEWER PLAN...

Public Works Director Kahle Jennings addressed the Council and stated that the plan was last updated in 2000 and since that time there have been several infrastructure changes. He added that it is time for an update and staff chose this company as they are best suited and knowledgeable on this issue. In response to Councilor Anzelini's question as to if this went out to bid, Mr. Jennings stated that they did not as it was not required and they are highly qualified. Discussion followed pertaining to the sewer lines and the variety of techniques to be evaluated.

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

11. Consideration of amended Interlocal Agreement with the Port of Centralia

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR HENDERSON, TO APPROVE THE AMENDED INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE PORT OF CENTRALIA...

Mr. Hill addressed the Council and reviewed the background on the property and noted that a portion of Long Road was needed by the State for the Mellen-Blakesley project improvements. He added that in exchange for this portion of the property, the State will deed the City property needed to complete the 7 mile regional trail along the Chehalis River.

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

12. Consideration of second 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...5-2 (Councilor Anzelini and Councilor Trent).

13. Consideration of second reading of an ordinance amending CMC Section 15.10 Sewer Service

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR HENDERSON, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CMC SECTION 15.10 SEWER SERVICE...

Mr. Jennings addressed the Council and noted that as a result of an inquiry from the last meeting, he confirmed the enforcement ability. He added that it was not included in the packet because there were no changes proposed. Councilor Anzelini noted that he reviewed information since the first reading and had decided to vote against the motion due to rate schedule increases. After discussion related to the Capital Facility charges and the possibility of waiving those fees in certain circumstances,

COUNCILOR HENDERSON MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ANZELINI, TO POSTPONE THIS ITEM TO THE MARCH 12, 2013 CITY COUNCIL MEETING ...motion PASSED...7-0.

Adjournment

COUNCILOR TRENT MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR HENDERSON, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:54 PM...motion PASSED...7-0. 

 

Submitted By: 

 

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Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk

 

Approved By:

 

 

______________________________

Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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