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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore led the flag salute.

Attendance

Present: Mayor Canaday, Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore, Councilor Coumbs, Councilor Anzelini, Councilor Gallagher, Councilor Greenwood and Councilor Ricks.

Absent: None.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, 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. Urban Forestry Stewardship Award - Seminary Hill Natural Area

Sheila Gray, Brian Mittge and Judy Bell spoke on the award and updated the Council on upcoming 2014 events.

b. Historic Preservation Commission Update - Daniel LaPlaunt & Roy Matson

Mr. LaPlaunt and Mr. Matson addressed the Council and updated them on moving the blockhouse.

c. Flood Authority Update - Ron Averill

Col. Averill addressed the Council and updated them on the Flood Authority.@

4. Reports

Councilor Ricks - reported he attended an annexation meeting.

Councilor Coumbs - reported he attended the Solid Waste Advisory Committee and an RFA meeting. He added that he is working on the Spring Youth Fair.@

Councilor Gallagher- reported he attended the annexation meeting, toured the Yelm Plant, took a China Creek tour and attended the Rotary Spelling Bee.

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore -reported he attended Business After Hours, Twin Transit and KOP. He noted that he wanted to re-address the fire sprinkler requirements.

Councilor Anzelini - thanked staff for their work on the new power poles.

Councilor Greenwood - reported that he toured the Yelm Plant.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended the annexation meeting, LEOFF, LC Transportation, Business After Hours and the Rotary Spelling Bee. She added that she welcomed a Chinese Debate Team and students visiting from Everett High School.

Chief Berg - updated the Council on aggressive panhandling.

M.L. Norton and Micah Goo - updated the Council on the Yelm Hydro Unit #3.

Rob Hill - noted that there would be a presentation related to the Tacoma Rail Purchase at the next Council meeting.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for February 25, 2014 #125470 -125648 $1,471,437.18

b. Payroll Approval February 20, 2014 #129905-129921 and direct deposits #23044-23129 $112,170.00

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for February 11, 2014

d. Consideration of small works bid rejection - Tree Removal Project

e. Consideration of Amendment #2 to Consultant Services Contract with CH2M Hill $6,000

f. Consideration of small works bid award-HVAC Unit at the Library $21,639.96

g. Consideration of a Lease Extension Agreement with Scotty's Snack Shack for concession stand at Borst Park Softball Complex

h. Consideration of Change Order #1-Yelm Hydro Unit #3 $111,869

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED MAYOR PRO-TEM JOHN ELMORE, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA...motion PASSED...7-0.

6. Consideration of a resolution declaring certain personal property surplus

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION DECLARING CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY SURPLUS...motion PASSED...7-0.@

7. Consideration of first reading of an Ordinance amending the 2014 Budget

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2014 BUDGET...

Finance Director Pam Nelson addressed the Council and reviewed the proposed budget amendments with them. Discussion followed.

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO TAKE THE $3000 THAT WAS DEDICATED TO COUNCIL MONITORS AND MOVE IT IN THE LEOFF 1 FUND...motion PASSED...7-0.

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO TAKE THE $6000 DEDICATED FOR THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND MOVE IT TO THE LEOFF 1 FUND...

Discussion followed pertaining to the level of past funding to the Chamber and the amount the Lodging Tax Committee funded for 2014. Mr. Hill noted that historically they have received $10,000 and at this time they would only receive $4,000. In addition, he noted that they would be making their own request to the Lodging Tax Committee for all future funding. Councilor Anzelini stated that he would go along with it this year, however, next year it would need to be handled through lodging tax funds.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the amendment...motion FAILED...1-6 (Mayor Canaday, Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore, Councilor Coumbs, Councilor Gallagher, Councilor Ricks and Councilor Anzelini).

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the main motion as amended...motion PASSED...7-0.*

*Please note that Councilor Ricks voted for the budget amendment, however, he recused himself from the portions that pertained to the Municipal Court, Police Department and City Attorney's Office.

8. Consideration on second reading of an Ordinance repealing and replacing in its entirety CMC Chapter 10.18 - Controlled Substances

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE REPEALING AND REPLACING IN ITS ENTIRETY CMC CHAPTER 10.18 - CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES...motion PASSED...7-0.

9. Executive Session to discuss Real Estate pursuant to RCW 42.31.110(b) and RCW 42.31.11(c) and Labor Issues pursuant to RCW 42.30.140. Expected to last approximately 1 hour with nothing to report.

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS REAL ESTATE PURSUANT TO RCW 42.31.110(B) AND RCW 42.31.110(C) AND LABOR ISSUES PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.140 FOR APPROXIMATELY 1 HOUR WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER....motion PASSED...7-0.

The Executive Session began at 9:41 pm. At 10:41 pm it was announced that they would need approximately 40 more minutes. The Executive Session adjourned at 11:20 pm.

Adjournment

Mayor Canaday adjourned the meeting at 11:20 pm.

Submitted By:

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Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk

Approved By:@

______________________________

Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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