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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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

 

Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore led the pledge of allegiance.

Attendance

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

Absent:. Councilor Ricks.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

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

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Joyce Barnes and John Pembrook, STOP, addressed the Council and updated them on the progress at the outdoor pool.

3. Presentation

a. Lewis County Update - Commissioner Fund

Commissioner Fund introduced Kevin Hanson who spoke on mental health issues in the Community.

4. Reports

Councilor Anzelini - had no report.

Councilor Gallagher- reported he attended a meeting at the College regarding their 5 year Master Plan.

Councilor Coumbs - reported he has been working on Spring Youth Fair and thanked City Light staff for getting the power back on quickly with the recent outage.

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore - reported he attended the Chamber Forum and assisted in the Superintendent search for the School District.

Councilor Greenwood - reported he attended the Lewis County Historical Museum meeting and the 5 year master plan meeting for the College.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended ribbon cuttings, Tacoma Rail, Mayor & Commissioners meeting, Chamber Forum and the Southwest Washington Clean Air meeting.

Rob Hill - updated the Council on the Utility rate issue and it was the consensus of the Council to hold a workshop on April 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for March 10, 2015 #200304-200458 $402,115.39

b. Payroll Approval for March 5, 2013 #131363-131431 and direct deposits #25841-25990 $1,228,283.59

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for February 24, 2015

d. Consideration of a contract with GeoEngineers for Geotechnical FERC support at Yelm $309,500

e. Consideration to purchase a replacement camera van $266,652

f. Consideration of a lease agreement for farm property management

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PULLING ITEM F OFF AND TAKING IT UP SEPARATELY...motion PASSED...6-0.

f. Consideration of a lease agreement for farm property management

COUNCILOR COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE, TO APPROVE THE LEASE AGREEMENT FOR FARM PROPERTY MANAGEMENT...

Public Works Director Kahle Jennings addressed the Council and spoke on the process to date on this lease. Councilor Anzelini noted his opposition to approve this item without it going out for the bid or proposal process. Discussion followed.

Kevin Hanson, a local farmer, addressed the Council and stated that he would like a chance to bid this project.

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

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE, TO MOVE FORWARD WITH PUTTING IT OUT FOR BID...motion PASSED...6-0.

6. Public hearing related to declaring real property surplus

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 7:38 pm.

Mr. Jennings reviewed the proposed properties with the Council and audience.

John Pembrook, STOP, addressed the Council and questioned if the outdoor pool property was on the list and was informed that it was not.

Rick Mack, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on the Sprague Street property that was on the list. He questioned if the street would be abandon due to this process as he is the only property on that street and Mr. Jennings stated that would not be the case. A

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

7. Consideration of a resolution declaring certain real property surplus

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

8. Consideration on first reading of an ordinance amending sections of CMC Title 20 relating to the siting of wireless communication facilities

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTIONS OF CMC TITLE 20 RELATING TO THE SITING OF WIRELESS COMMUNICATION FACILITIES...

Community Development Director Emil Pierson addressed the Council and reviewed the proposed changes to the Council and audience. Brief discussion followed.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...5-1 (Councilor Anzelini).

9. Consideration on first reading of an ordinance amending CMC Section 5.98.080 - Minimum standards for temporary stands (fireworks) and Section 20.42.020 - Permitted Uses (M-2 Industrial District)

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CMC SECTION 5.98.080-MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR TEMPORARY STANDS (FIREWORKS) AND SECTION 20.42.020-PERMITTED USES (M-2 INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT)...

City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson and Fire Marshall Rick Mack reviewed the background related to the proposed ordinance. Brief discussion followed.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...5-1 (Councilor Anzelini).

10. Executive session to discuss Labor Issues pursuant to RCW 42.30.140. Expected to last 15 minutes with possible action to be taken after.

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO ADJOURN TO EXECUTIVE SESSION AT 8:01 PM TO DISCUSS LABOR ISSUES PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.140 FOR APPROXIMATELY 15 MINUTES WITH POSSIBLE ACTION TO BE TAKEN AFTER...motion PASSED...6-0.

The Executive Session was called to order at 8:09 pm. The Executive Session was adjourned at 8:24 pm. Mayor Canaday called the meeting back to order at 8:27 pm.

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO ACCEPT THE PARKS AND STREETS CONTRACT WITH TEAMSTERS LOCAL 252...motion PASSED...6-0.

Adjournment

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 7:28 PM...motion PASSED...6-0.@

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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