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Tuesday, June 14, 2016

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs led the pledge of allegiance.

Attendance

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

Absent: Councilor Elmore.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

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

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Bonnie Young, Glenoma, presented the Council with a copy of a petition that was turned into the City on June 6, 2016 requesting the establishment of a Tourism Promotion Area.

Raymond Lenz, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on how the City could request that a Winco Foods come to Centralia.

Ron Averill, Centralia, addressed the Council and noted that today was the birthday of the US Army.

3. Presentation

a. Lewis County Update

Commissioner Fund reported on Lewis County events and issues.

b. Citizen Re-use Award - Melanie Case

Ms. Case addressed the Council and announced that local business owner Steve Kopa was awarded the 2016 Recycler of the year from the Washington State Recycling Association.

c. Centralia Police Department Awards

Chief Nielsen presented several departmental awards and years of service awards.

4. Reports

Councilor Greenwood - had no report.

Councilor Barnes - reported she attended the Memorial Day ceremony at Claquato Cemetery, Seminary Hill picnic shelter dedication and the Chamber Forum.

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - reported he attended the EDC lunch and events at the fairgrounds.

Councilor Vogt - reported he attended a parade, the Chamber Forum and noted that Centralia was awarded Best Place int the Northwest to Buy an Old House by This Old House.

Councilor Abbarno - reported he attended the EDC lunch, events at Seminary Hill Natural Area, and congratulated this years graduates.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended a RFA meeting, Chamber Forum, EDC lunch, Steam Train Ride, Mayor and Commissioners meeting, 100th Birthday of Stella Staebler and the Seminary Hill picnic shelter dedication.

Shannon Murphy-Olson and Chief Mack - addressed the Council and spoke on tall grass and fire hazard prevention. John Halvorsen, Centralia, presented the Council with information on a nuisance property in the Buckner Street neighborhood.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for June 14, 2016 #206403-206594 $462,480.17

b. Payroll Approval June 3, 2016 #132679-132754 and direct deposits

#29527-29681 $1,266,814.33

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for May 24, 2016

d. Consideration of a Public Works Agreement with McCann's Property Plus

for roof maintenance $7,020

e. Consideration of small works bid-Tree Removal at Pearl St. Pool $2,705

f. Consideration of bid award-Water Truck purchase $35,147.80

g. Consideration of amendment to SCADA contract with Parametrix $3000

h. Consideration of contract amendment #1 for SCADA equipment and

technical support credit back of $4,641.84

i. Consideration of an agreement with BNSF Railroad $3,600

j. Consideration of Prof. Services Agree Salzer Valley Tap Appraisal $3,500

k. Consideration of small works bid-May St. Storage Building $144,559.53

l. Consideration to sell PVC Conduit and approve an access easement for

Yelm $33,050

m. Consideration of Joint Funding Agreement with US Geological Survey

Washington Water Science Center $49,000

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA...motion PASSED...6-0.

6. Consideration of an agreement with Bethel Church for the use of the Pearl Street

Pool Building for a bicycle repair program

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE AN AGREEMENT WITH BETHEL CHURCH FOR THE USE OF THE PEARL STREET POOL BUILDING FOR A BICYCLE REPAIR PROGRAM...

Emil reviewed the agreement with the Council and Kyle Rasmussen and Dave Smith spoke on their bicycle repair program.

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

7. Consideration of an Amended Interlocal Agreement with Lewis County for the cost sharing of pictometry imagery

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE AN AMENDED INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH LEWIS COUNTY FOR THE COST SHARING OF PICTOMETRY IMAGERY...motion PASSED...6-0.

8. Consideration of amendment to Prof. Services Contract with Ramboll/Environ for

China Creek Flood Reduction Phase 2

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO APPROVE AN AMENDED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT WITH RAMBOLL/ENVIRON FOR CHINA CREEK FLOOD REDUCTION PHASE 2...motion PASSED...6-0.

9. Consideration of amendment to Grant Agreement with RCO for China Creek Flood Reduction Phase 2 Engineering and Permit Assistance@

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE AN AMENDMENT TO THE GRANT AGREEMENT WITH RCO FOR CHINA CREEK FLOOD REDUCTION PHASE 2 - ENGINEERING AND PERMIT ASSISTANCE...motion PASSED...6-0.

10. Consideration of a resolution declaring certain personal property surplus

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

11. Public Hearing to discuss City Light Rates

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 8:31 pm.

City Light Director M.L. Norton and Angie Sanchez, FCS Group, presented the proposed ordinance to the Council and audience. Discussion followed.

John Pedersen, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke against the rate increase.

Emily Langford, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke against the rate increase.

Ron Averill, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke against the rate structure for those living outside the City limits.

Mayor Canaday closed the public hearing at 9:11 pm.

12. Consideration on first reading of an ordinance increasing City Light rates

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR VOGT, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE INCREASING CITY LIGHT RATES...motion PASSED...4-2 (Councilor Abbarno and Councilor Barnes).

13. Consideration on first reading of an ordinance adding CMC 20.04.070 - Chickens, Ducks and other Fowl, Domestic and Wild

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE ADDING CMC 20.04.070 - CHICKENS, DUCKS, AND OTHER FOWL, DOMESTIC AND WILD...

City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson addressed the Council and reviewed the ordinance.

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

14) Consideration on first reading of an ordinance amending CMC Chapter 5.98-Fireworks to enact an emergency ban on the discharge of fireworks in the event of extreme weather

COUNCILOR VOGT MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CMC CHAPTER 5.98 - FIREWORKS TO ENACT AN EMERGENCY BAN ON THE DISCHARGE OF FIREWORKS IN THE EVENT OF EXTREME WEATHER...

Ms. Murphy-Olson addressed the Council and stated that this was brought before Council at the request of Councilor Vogt. She added that should this ordinance be passed as it is written, it will not be effective until the 2018 fireworks season. Councilor Vogt noted that he felt this should be on the books as a precautionary measure. Discussion followed.

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...4-2 (Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs and Councilor Abbarno).

15) Consideration on second reading of an ordinance amending the 2016 Budget

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO APPROVE ON SECOND REASON AN OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE 2016 BUDGET...motion PASSED...6-0.

Adjournment

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 9:56 PM...motion PASSED...6-0.

Submitted By:@

__________________________________

Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk@

Approved By:@

______________________________

Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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