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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Greenwood led the pledge of allegiance.

Attendance

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

Absent: None.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED ...motion PASSED...7-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Steve Kories-MacLeod, CDA, addressed the Council and spoke on upcoming events.

Jean Bluhm, Borst Home, addressed the Council and spoke on upcoming events at the Borst Home.

3. Presentation

a. Lewis County Update

Commissioner Fund and Michael Strozyk addressed the Council and spoke on the upcoming Southwest Washington Fair.

4. Reports

Councilor Ricks - announced the birth of his newest daughter Evelyn Sue.

Councilor Gallagher - announced his resignation from the Council.

Councilor Anzelini - had no report.

Councilor Coumbs - had no report.

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore - had no report.

Councilor Greenwood - had no report.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended a ribbon cutting, the Adopt a Block, National Night Out, Southwest Washington Economic Development Council, Southwest Clean Air, Mayor and Commissioners meeting, Chamber Forum and Power of the Purse. She presented Councilor Gallagher a plaque for recognition of his time on the City Council.

Kim Ashmore, Centralia School Board, addressed the Council and introduced the new School Superintendent, Mark Dalavos.

Kahle Jennings and Andy Oien, Public Works, addressed the Council and updated them on the water supply.

Chief Kytta, RFA, addressed the Council and spoke on burn ban restrictions.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for August 11, 2015 #202365-202511 $714,460.49

b. Payroll Approval August 5, 2015 #131792-131884 and direct deposits #27067-27222 $1,346,039.06

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for July 28, 2015

d. Consideration of small works bid award-May Street Feeders $180,154.80

e. Consideration of Consultant Contract-Phase 2 Water SCADA $263,353.98

f. Consideration of change order #1 -Gold St Viaduct to Exhibitor $6,758.27

g. Consideration of Prof. Services Agree-Surveying at WWTP $2,100

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

6. Consideration of Centralia Outdoor Pool Options

COUNCILOR GALLAGHER MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO CONSIDER CENTRALIA OUTDOOR POOL OPTIONS...

Josh Logan, STOP and Swim, addressed the Council and reviewed their proposal for a scaled down version of the pool refurbishment. Council discussion followed pertaining to the grant money and how it can be used, whether or not the City should designate additional funds and what the future holds by way of continued costs.

Jason Walker, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke in favor of refurbishing the pool.

David Reynoldson, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke in favor of refurbishing the pool.

Evan Fagerness, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke against refurbishing the pool.

Phoebe Slusher, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke in favor of refurbishing the pool.

Sharon Larson Taylor, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke in favor of refurbishing the pool.

Marlene Arata, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke in favor of refurbishing the pool.

Joyce Barnes, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke in favor of refurbishing the pool.

COUNCILOR GALLAGHER MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO AMEND THE MOTION TO APPROVE OPTION A AND ALLOW STOP TO CONTINUE TO RAISE PRIVATE FUNDS...

COUNCILOR COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GALLAGHER, TO AMEND THE MOTION TO ADD ALLOCATING $100,000 OF GENERAL FUND RESERVES...motion FAILED...3-4 (Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore, Councilor Ricks, Councilor Anzelini and Councilor Greenwood).

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the amendment to the main motion...motion PASSED...6-1 (Councilor Anzelini).

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the main motion as amended...motion PASSED...6-1 (Councilor Anzelini).

Mr. Hill noted that he would be contacting the RCO to get clarification on the time frame for the allocation of the grant funds. He noted he will report back at the August 25, 2015 Council meeting.

A break was taken at 8:52 pm and the meeting was called back to order at 9:04 pm.

7. Consideration to initiate contract negotiations for acquisition of Springbrook Financial System

COUNCILOR GALLAGHER MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO INITIATE CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS FOR ACQUISITION OF SPRINGBROOK FINANCIAL SYSTEM...

Finance Director Pam Nelson and City Light Director M.L. Norton reviewed the proposed financial information system with the Council. The recommendation of staff was to use General Fund reserves to finance the Springbrook financial system costs and direct staff to proceed with the implementation planning, acquisition and transition to Springbrook and NISC. Brief discussion followed.

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

8. Consideration of a resolution declaring certain personal property surplus

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

9. Consideration on second reading of an ordinance amending the 2015 Budget

COUNCILOR RICKS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2015 BUDGET...motion PASSED...7-0.

10. Consideration on second reading of an ordinance amending the Zoning Code

COUNCILOR RICKS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING CODE...

COUNCILOR GALLAGHER MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ANZELINI, TO REMOVE THE GATEWAY COMMERCIAL ZONING...motion FAILED...3-4 (Mayor Canaday, Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore, Councilor Coumbs and Councilor Ricks).

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the main motion...motion PASSED...6-1 (Councilor Anzelini).

11. Executive Session to discuss Real Estate pursuant to RCW 42.56.110(1) . Expected to last approximately 20 minutes with noting to report after.

COUNCILOR RICKS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO GO INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS REAL ESTATE PURSUANT TO RCW 42.56.110(1) FOR APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER...motion PASSED...7-0.

The executive session was called to order at 10:02 pm and adjourned at 10:15 pm.

Adjournment

Mayor Canaday adjourned the meeting at 10:15 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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