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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Mayor Canaday called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Greenwood led the flag salute.

Attendance

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

Absent: Councilor Ricks.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

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

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Liz Hallock, White Salmon, addressed the Council and introduced herself as one of the opposing attorneys in litigation with the City and spoke on I-502 issues.

Bob Songer, Vancouver, addressed the Council and spoke on crime related to I-502.

Steve Kories, Centralia Downtown Association, addressed the Council and led the "Uptown Voices" in a song and updated the Council on events downtown.

3. Presentations

a. Flood Authority Update - Ron Averill

Col. Averill updated the Council on the Flood Authority.

b. Drug Court Program - Judge Hunt

Judge Hunt updated the Council on the Lewis County Drug Court Program and their upcoming 10 year anniversary.

4. Reports

Councilor Gallagher- reported he attended the AWC Conference in Spokane.

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore -reported he attended the AWC Conference in Spokane and the opening of the Grand Ballroom.

Councilor Anzelini - had no report.

Councilor Greenwood - had no report.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended the AWC Conference in Spokane and the Grand Ballroom opening.

Councilor Coumbs - reported on Summerfest and introduced Lisa Perry of Sierra Springs who presented a check in the amount of $1008.00 to sponsor the Summerfest breakfast at Borst Park.

M.L. Norton and Micah Goo - updated the Council on the Yelm Hydro Plant issues.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for June 24, 2014 #127060-127255 $1,348,076.48

b. Payroll Approval June 20, 2014 #130293-130311 and direct deposits #23981-24068 $117,770.00

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for June 10, 2014

d. Consideration of a contract for Fleet Department Hoist System Foundation Design $452.50

e. Consideration of Testing Laboratory contract-Decant Facility $2,045

f. Consideration of a contract for materials testing - May St. Building $1,776

g. Consideration of materials testing contract-Gold St Viaduct to Exhibitor $7,000

h. Consideration of change order #4-Yelm Hydro Unit #3 Rehab $119,651.09

i. Consideration of change order #5-Yelm Hydro Unit #3 Rehab $63,706.00

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

6. Consideration of an agreement with Lewis County Community Trails to pave a mile loop in Borst Park

COUNCILOR GALLAGHER MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE, TO APPROVE AN AGREEMENT WITH LEWIS COUNTY TRAILS TO PAVE A MILE LOOP IN BORST PARK...

Community Development Director Emil Pierson and Lewis County Trails representative Mark Dulin reviewed the project with the Council.

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

7. Consideration of funding for the refurbishment of the outdoor pool

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO CONSIDER FUNDING FOR THE REFURBISHMENT OF THE OUTDOOR POOL...

Mr. Pierson reviewed the background of the outdoor pool, including the grants that the City has applied for in conjunction with the STOP (Save the Outdoor Pool) group. Josh Logan, STOP, addressed the Council and stated that the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office, where the grants were submitted, stated that a weakness of the grant application was that the City needed to commit to some funding. Joyce Barnes, STOP, noted her concern and asked that the City consider a funding commitment. Further discussion followed pertaining to the City's commitment to run the pool in the future and the stipulations the Council placed on the STOP group in March.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion FAILED 2-4 (Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore, Councilor Anzelini, Councilor Gallagher and Councilor Greenwood).

8. Public Hearing related to the Six Year Transportation Improvement Program

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 8:27 pm.

City Engineer Jan Stemkoski reviewed the projects with the Council and audience. There being no public comment,

Mayor Canaday closed the public hearing at 8:30 pm.

9. Consideration of a resolution related to the Six Year Transportation Improvement Program

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE SIX YEAR TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM...motion PASSED...6-0.

10. Consideration of a resolution declaring certain personal property to be surplus

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION DECLARING CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY TO BE SURPLUS...motion PASSED...6-0.

9. Executive Session to discuss Litigation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(i). Expected to last 20 minutes with nothing to report after.

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE, TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS LITIGATION PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1)(I) EXPECTED TO LAST 20 MINUTES WITH NOTING TO REPORT AFTER...motion PASSED...6-0.

The Executive Session was called to order at 8:42 pm and City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson was present. The Executive Session adjourned at 9:02 pm with nothing to report.@

Adjournment

Mayor Canaday adjourned the meeting at 9:02 pm.

Submitted By:

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Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk

Approved By:@

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Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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