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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Vogt led the pledge of allegiance.

1. Swearing in of new City Councilor Joyce Barnes

City Clerk Deena Bilodeau swore in Joyce Barnes to the position of City Council Position #1, At Large.

Attendance

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

Absent: None.

2. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA WITH THE AMENDMENT OF MOVING ITEM #9 UP ON THE AGENDA TO BE DISCUSSED PRIOR TO ITEM #7...motion PASSED...7-0.

3. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

There were none.

4. Presentation

a. Flood Authority Update - Ron Averill

Col. Averill updated the Council on Flood Authority issues.

b. Discovery Trail - Chehalis River Basin Land Trust

Representatives of the Chehalis River Basin Land Trust addressed the Council and spoke on a new brochure and thanked the City for their partnership.

5. Reports

Councilor Greenwood - warned the public about holiday scams.

Councilor Barnes - thanked everyone for the opportunity to serve the community.

Councilor Vogt - reported he attended a ribbon cutting, Historical Society Annual Banquet, Business After Hours and a production at the Fox Theatre.

Councilor Coumbs - welcomed Councilor Barnes and thanked everyone for their support over the last month. He added that the Tree Lighting ceremony and Santa Breakfast were Friday and he is working on the Borst light display which will run from December 11 - 25, 2015.

Mayor Pro-Tem Elmore - reported he attended Business After Hours, North Lewis Industrial Access meeting, Economic Development lunch and Twin Transit.

Councilor Anzelini - had no report.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended Business After ours, ribbon cuttings, EDC lunch, transportation meetings, RFA, All Aboard Washington welcome ceremony, production at Fox Theatre and the Chehalis Basin Partnership.

6. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for November 24, 2015 #203907-204089 $1,068,345.78

b. Payroll Approval November 20, 2015 #132161-132173 and direct deposits #27968-28060 $122,315.00

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for November 10, 2015

d. Consideration of amendment to Consultant Services Agreement-Pacific Groundwater Group $35,035

e. Consideration of change order #1 and final acceptance-Energy Efficiency Project

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA...motion PASSED...7-0.

9. Consideration on second reading of an ordinance authorizing the refinancing of an Electric System Revenue Bond

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE REFINANCING OF AN ELECTRIC SYSTEM REVENUE BOND...

Finance Director Pam Nelson and Bond Counsel Nancy Nerras, Foster Pepper, addressed the Council and reviewed the ordinance.

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

7. Consideration of an amendment to the Fox Theatre lease extending the leasing period

MAYOR PRO-TEM ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO THE FOX THEATRE LEASE EXTENDING THE LEASING PERIOD...motion PASSED...7-0.

8. Consideration of Hotel/Motel Lodging Tax Fund grant allocations

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE HOTEL/MOTEL LODGING TAX GRANT ALLOCATIONS AS PRESENTED BY THE COMMITTEE...motion PASSED...7-0.

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

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

Adjournment

COUNCILOR ANZELINI MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 7:39 PM...motion PASSED...7-0.

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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