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Tuesday, October 22, 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 Trent, Councilor Bates, Councilor Elmore and Councilor Anzelini.

Absent: Councilor Henderson.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...6-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Sheila Gray, WSU Extension Office, addressed the Council and invited them to a Rural Pathway's to Prosperity Webinar on November 15th from 9:00 am t 3:00 pm.

3. Presentations

a. Flood Authority Update - Ron Averill

Mr. Averill updated the Council and audience on Flood Authority issues.

4. Reports

Councilor Bates - spoke on the upcoming Lodging Tax interviews and noted he attended a Twin Transit meeting.

Councilor Anzelini - had no report.

Councilor Elmore - reported he attended the Business After Hours, a Master Builders meeting and October Fest at Dick's Brewery.

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - reported he attended a Landfill Closure Group meeting, two Open Houses and noted he is starting the Christmas Lights in Borst Park process.

Councilor Trent - had no report.@

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended a LC Transportation meeting, Business After Hours, Ribbon Cuttings, RFA, Toastmasters Forum, LEOFF Board, a Fords Prairie Fun

Run and Girls Night Out. She presented Councilor Bill Bates with a plaque for his years of service to the City of Centralia. Councilor Bates thanked everyone.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for October 22, 2013 #123594, 123804, 123831-124034

$2,196,128.24

b. Payroll Approval October 18, 2013 #129511-129528 and direct deposits

#22120-22204 $111,895.00

c. Consideration of meeting minutes - October 8, 2013

d. Consideration of small works bid award-City Hall Fence $23,413.79

e. Consideration of small works final acceptance-Lift Station Service Relocation

$2,980.80

f. Consideration of small works bid award-Asphalt Patch Project $15,854.40

g. Consideration of small works bid award-WWTP Compost Yard Concrete Slab &

Asphalt Paving $204,870.60

h. Consideration of Change Order #1-Trench Restoration & Asphalt Overlay $950.00

i. Consideration of Change Order #2-Yelm Pole Replacement $82,007.42

COUNCILOR TRENT MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ANZELINI, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA...motion PASSED...6-0.

6. Consideration of an appointment to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ELMORE, TO APPROVE THE APPOINTMENT OF BRITTANY WALKER TO THE LODGING TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE...motion PASSED...6-0.

7. Consideration of a resolution supporting the Long Road Annexation

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BATES, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE LONG ROAD ANNEXATION...

Community Development Director Emil Pierson reviewed the process to date with the Council.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...6-0.

8. Presentation on General Fund Revenue Sources and Setting the 2014 Property Tax Levy

Finance Director Pam Nelson reviewed the General Fund Revenue Sources and the proposed 1% increase in the 2014 Property Tax Levy with the Council and audience.@

9. Public Hearing related to General Fund Revenue Sources and Setting the 2014 Property Tax Levy

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 7:43 pm.

There being no public comment,

Mayor Canaday closed the public hearing at 7:44 pm.

10. Presentation on Proposed 2014 Budget

Ms. Nelson reviewed the proposed 2104 Budget with the Council and audience.

11. Public Hearing on the Proposed 2014 Budget

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 7:56 pm.

Joyce Barnes, Centralia, addressed the Council and questioned where in the budget there was funding to help with the outdoor pool. Ms. Nelson and Mr. Hill stated that there was money budgeted for the outdoor pool n the Park's Budget. There being no further public comment,

Mayor Canaday closed the public hearing at 7:59 pm.

12. Consideration on first reading of an Ordinance on 2014 Property Tax Levy

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE ON THE 2014 PROPERTY TAX LEVY...

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR TRENT, TO AMEND THE MOTION BY REMOVING THE 1% PROPERTY TAX INCREASE...motion FAILED...2-4 (Mayor Canaday, Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs, Councilor Elmore and Councilor Bates).

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the main motion...motion PASSED...4-2 (Councilor Anzelini and Councilor Trent).

13. Consideration on first reading of an Ordinance on Proposed 2014 Budget

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR TRENT, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE ON THE PROPOSED 2014 BUDGET...motion PASSED...6-0.

Adjournment

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR TRENT, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:05 PM...motion PASSED...6-0.@

Submitted By:

__________________________________

Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk

Approved By:@

______________________________

Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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