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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Mayor Canaday called the regular meeting to order at 7:01 pm. She noted there was a Special Meeting prior to the regular meeting to hold an Executive Session on Potential Litigation. There was nothing to report.

Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore led the flag salute.

Attendance

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

Absent: None.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD , TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED...

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR RICKS, TO AMEND THE AGENDA TO ADD A NEW ITEM #11 AMENDMENT TO ORDINANCE 2232A AND ADD LITIGATION UNDER RCW 42.10.110 (I) TO THE NEW ITEM #12 EXECUTIVE SESSION...motion PASSED...5-2 (Councilor Anzelini and Councilor Greenwood).

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

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

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Al Falcon, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke against the requirements of the property owners due to the Scott Project.

Leona Nin Sander-Hunter, Centralia, addressed the Council and asked that the City handle future housing developments better. She added that the effected homeowners need to be included in the process earlier.

3. Presentations

a. Flood Authority Update - Ron Averill

Col Averill updated the Council on Flood Authority issues. 

4. Reports

Councilor Ricks - reported he attended a Finance Committee meeting and thanked those that serve in the Armed Forces.

Councilor Coumbs - reported he attended Memorial Day ceremonies, a CDA meeting and is working on Summerfest.

Councilor Gallagher- reported attended a CDA meeting, met with Port employees and met with citizens regarding the oil train issue.

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore -reported he attended a Twin Transit meeting, Business After Hours and the Boundary Review Board.

Councilor Anzelini -reported he attended a Finance Committee meeting.

Councilor Greenwood - had no report.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended an RFA meeting, Veteran's program and the Latino Music program at Centralia College.

Allie Carr - reported on the tire recycling event.

Emil Pierson - reported on the 2014 Parks and Recreation Plan.

Rob Hill - noted there was a workshop on May 29th to discuss streets.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for May 27, 2014 #126126661, 126669-126875 $1,465,181.55

b. Payroll Approval May 20, 2014 #130183-130203 and direct deposits #23748-238337 $117,520.00

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for April 22 & May 13, 2014

d. Consideration of small works bid rejection and bid award for Tree Removal $10,044

e. Consideration of small works bid award for Roof Coating $35,424

f. Consideration of bid award - Gold Street viaduct to Exhibitor Paving Project $624,000

g. Consideration of a Memorandum of Understanding with Centralia School District Construction Class

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR RICKS, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA...motion PASSED...7-0. 

6. Public Hearing related the Community Development Block Grant

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 7:53 pm.

Public Works Director Kahle Jennings briefly reviewed the grant. There being no public comment,

Mayor Canaday closed the public hearing at 7:54 pm.

7. Consideration to submit a Community Development Block Grant

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO SUBMIT A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT...motion PASSED...7-0.

8. Consideration of a property purchase for China Creek Flood Control Project

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO APPROVE A PROPERTY PURCHASE FOR CHINA CREEK FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT

Mr. Jennings noted that the proposed property was 39 acres in the upper China Creek watershed and was in a good location to construct a flood mitigation project.

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

9. Consideration of a resolution declaring certain personal property surplus

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION DECLARING CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY SURPLUS...motion PASSED...7-0.

10. Consideration of first reading of an Ordinance amending CMC Section 13.04.310 Hydroelectric and Light System

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR RICKS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CMC SECTION 13.04.310 HYDROELECTRIC AND LIGHT SYSTEM...

City Light Director ML Norton reviewed the proposed ordinance with the Council. Discussion followed pertaining to employees having access to all parts of the premises and violations being a misdemeanor.

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR RICKS, TO POSTPONE THIS ITEM TO THE NEXT MEETING SO THE CITY MANAGER CAN PROVIDE MORE INFORMATION...motion FAILED...3-4(Mayor Canaday, Mayor Pro-tem Elmore, Councilor Coumbs and Councilor Gallagher).

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the main motion...motion PASSED...4-3 (Councilor Anzelini, Councilor Ricks and Councilor Greenwood).

11. Consideration to amend ordinance #2232A

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR RICKS, TO UPDATE ORDINANCE #2232A...

Ms. Murphy-Olson addressed the Council and noted that this ordinance rescinds Ordinance #2232 and #2232A and reviewed the changes with the Council and audience.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...4-3 (Councilor Coumbs, Councilor Anzelini and Councilor Greenwood.

12. Executive Session to discuss the City Manager Evaluation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g). Expected to last 30 minutes with nothing to report after.

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ANZELINI, TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS THE CITY MANAGER EVALUATION PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1)(G) AND LITIGATION PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1) EXPECTED TO LAST 45 MINUTES WITH NOTING TO REPORT AFTER...motion PASSED...7-0.

The Executive Session was called to order at 8:46 pm and City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson was present. Additional time was announced. The Executive Session adjourned at 9:40 with nothing to report.

Adjournment

Mayor Canaday adjourned the meeting at 9:40 pm. 

 

Submitted By: 

 

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Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk

Approved By:
 

______________________________

Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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