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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Coumbs led the pledge of allegiance.

Attendance

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

Absent:. None.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Steve Warren, Centralia School District, addressed the Council and invited them to the Superintendent Forums being held on March 2-5, 2015 from 7:00-8:00 pm in the Centralia Middle School commons.

3. Presentation

a. Flood Authority Update - Ron Averill

Col. Averill updated the Council on Flood Authority issues.

4. Reports

Councilor Anzelini - reported he attended the Auditor's Exit Conference.

Councilor Gallagher- reported on Centralia Downtown Association events.

Councilor Coumbs - reported he attended a Solid Waste meeting and visited Oakview School. He added that he is working on Youth Fair.

Councilor Ricks - reported he attended the Auditor's Exit Conference.

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore - reported he attended a Twin Transit meeting, Auditor's Exit Conference, Police Chief candidate meet and greet, a ribbon cutting, Rotary Spelling Bee and a fundraiser at I-5 Toyota.@

Councilor Greenwood - had no report.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended the Auditor's Exit Conference, a LEOFF Board meeting, fundraiser at I-5 Toyota, Rose Bowman's retirement party, Lewis County Community Concert, a ribbon cutting, Lewis County Transportation and had dinner with a debate team from China.

Kahle Jennings and M.L. Norton - reviewed the issue of the rates of water sewer and electricity inside the city limits of Centralia verses outside the city limits of Centralia. Council discussion followed. Jon Wiley, Nate Brown, Steve Wohld and Ron Averill, all citizens living outside the city limits of Centralia, addressed the Council and noted they would like to see the fees reviewed and more fairly set. A workshop will follow at a later date on this issue.

Emil Pierson - reviewed the condition of the trees in Borst and Washington Park.

Rob Hill - reviewed the issue of placing the Transportation Benefit District on the ballot. It was the consensus of the Council to move forward with the November election.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for February 24, 2015 200138, 200143-200296 $1,134,520.26

b. Payroll Approval February 20, 2015 #131344-131361 and direct deposits #25754-25840 $117,740.00

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for February 10, 2015

d. Consideration of Prof. Services Agreement Tree Assessment at Borst and Washington Parks $1,937.70

e. Consideration of bid award-Sewer Decant Facility $1,212,699.20

f. Consideration of change order #1 and final acceptance Relay Wiring Project $28,240.73

g. Consideration of small works bid award Fuel Tank Decommissioning $17,692.56

h. Consideration of Grant Agreement with Washington State Department Of Health $30,000

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

6. Consideration of second reading of an ordinance amending Chapter 11.07 Vehicle Impounds

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR RICKS, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 11.07 VEHICLE IMPOUNDS...motion PASSED...7-0.@

Adjournment

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:54 PM...motion PASSED...7-0.@

Submitted By:

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Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk

Approved By:@

______________________________

Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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