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Tuesday, April 09, 2013

Mayor Canaday called the regular meeting to order at 7:01 pm.

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Elmore led the flag salute.

Attendance

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

Absent: Councilor Henderson, Councilor Trent and Councilor Anzelini.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR BATES MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...4-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Kevin Wasson, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on behalf of his mother and father. He requested that the Council look into changing the city code related to sprinkler systems.

Chief Berg, CPD, addressed the Council and reported on the Community Shred-a-Thon taking place on April 13, 2013 from 10:00 am - 3:00 pm in the parking lot by City Hall..

3. Proclamation

a. Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Mayor Canaday read the proclamation into the record declaring April 2013 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Rachel Deskins accepted it on behalf of the Human Response Network.

b. Barbershop Harmony Month

Mayor Canaday read the proclamation into the record declaring April 7-13, 2013 as Barbershop Harmony Week. Members of the local Barbershop Quartet accepted the proclamation and sang a few songs.@

4. Presentations

a. Event Center Update

City Manager Rob Hill updated the Council and audience on the Event Center.

b. Keep Our Pool Update

Mark Giffey addressed the Council and updated them on the fund-raising efforts of the committee.

c. China Creek Watershed Analysis

Public Works Director Kahle Jennings and Tim Hume, HDR, addressed the Council and reviewed the analysis.

d. Lewis County Update

No presentation given.

5. Reports

Councilor Elmore - reported he attended the CDA Forum and the Depot, the Chamber Forum and the Fire Chief's meeting.

Councilor Bates - reported he attended the CDA Forum at the Depot and noted that the Mayor's Prayer Breakfast would be held May 2nd at 7:00 am at the Centralia Christian School. He added that he will be unable to attend the April 23rd Council meeting.

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - reported he attended a Solid Waste meeting, a RFA meeting, April Pool's Day and noted that the Youth Fair would be the first weekend in May. He added that the Lewis County Realtor's would be taking over the 4th of July parade permanently starting this year.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended the CDA Forum at the Depot, a meeting on Forest Land with Con. Jaime Herrera-Buetler, Lets Talk Tourism, Chehalis Basin Partnership, RFA and the Fox Theatre movie event.

Rob Hill - reported that he was working with the other entities on the sharing efficiencies and he will report back in September.

6. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for April 9, 2013 #121180-121302 $345,233.67

b. Payroll Approval April 5, 2013 #128771-128836 and direct deposits #20550-20701 $1,103,633.90

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for March 12 & 26, 2013

d. Consideration of final acceptance-Heat Pump Replacement - Mellen Street Facility $15,368.40

e. Consideration of Consultant Contract with Materials, Testing and Consulting Inc $7,500.00

f. Consideration of Pole Attachment Agreement with Rainier Connect

g. Consideration of Small Works Bid Award Demolition of house at 1128 B Street $9,710.00

h. Consideration of Small Works Bid Award Installation of Fence Posts at Borst Park $2,381.40

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...4-0.

7. Public Hearing related to declaring certain personal property surplus

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 8:04 pm.

Mr. Jennings and City Light Director M.L. Norton reviewed the items on the property list. There being no public comment,

Mayor Canaday closed the public hearing at 8:07 pm.

8. Consideration of a resolution declaring certain personal property surplus

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES , TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION DECLARING CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY SURPLUS...motion PASSED...4-0.

9. Consideration of a resolution amending the Design and Development Guidelines

COUNCILOR BATES MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION AMENDING THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...4-0.

10. Consideration of a resolution waiving bidding requirements-Special Market Conditions

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION WAIVING BIDDING REQUIREMENTS DUE TO SPECIAL MARKET CONDITIONS FOR THE PURCHASE OF 115KV POWER CIRCUIT BREAKER...

Mr. Norton addressed the Council and noted that City Light needed to purchase a breaker and it should match the specifications of the existing breaker. He added that rather than go through a lengthy bidding process that would lead to the sole source company that can provide the breaker, they are asking for this resolution.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...4-0.

11. Consideration of first reading of an ordinance approving a Franchise Agreement with Rainier Connect

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE APPROVING A FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH RAINIER CONNECT...motion PASSED...4-0.

12. Consideration of first reading of an ordinance regarding refunding of the 2001 Limited Tax General Obligation Bonds

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND APPROVE ON FIRST AND FINAL READING AN ORDINANCE REGARDING REFUNDING OF THE 2001 LIMITED TAX GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS...

Finance Director Pam Nelson addressed the Council and noted that was the next step in the process and reviewed the parameters of the bonds. Alan Dashen, Financial Advisor, reviewed with the Council the results of the request for proposals that went out to the banks and information received from firms that sell bonds. He noted that going with bank financing at a lower interest rate was the best option and if this ordinance passes, then they would proceed.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...4-0.

13. Consideration of first reading of an ordinance regarding the refunding of the 2001 Water Revenue Bonds

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND APPROVE ON FIRST AND FINAL READING AN ORDINANCE REGARDING REFUNDING OF THE 2001 WATER REVENUE BONDS...motion PASSED...4-0.

14. Consideration of second reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 13 Electric Rates

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ELMORE, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 13 ELECTRIC RATES...motion PASSED...4-0.

15. Executive Session to discuss Real Estate Litigation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(b). Expected to last approximately 15 minutes with possible action to be taken after

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS REAL ESTATE PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(b) FOR APPROXIMATELY 15 MINUTES WITH POSSIBLE ACTION TO BE TAKEN AFTER...motion PASSED...4-0.

The Executive Session began at 8:36 pm. City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson was present. The Executive Session adjourned at 8:51pm.

Adjournment

Mayor Canaday adjourned the meeting at 8:51 pm.

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Submitted By:

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Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk

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Approved By:

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Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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