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Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Mayor Canaday called the regular meeting to order at 7:04 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, Councilor Elmore and Councilor Abbarno.

Absent: None.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA WITH THE ADDITION OF ITEM 4C LEWIS COUNTY UPDATE, AND THE DELETION OF ITEM 9...motion PASSED...7-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Dean Phillips, Centralia, addressed the Council and requested that the City look into changing stop lights and four way stop intersections to help the flow of traffic in less busy times of the day.

3. Proclamation

a. Recovery Month

Mayor Canaday read the proclamation into the record declaring September as Recovery Month and Janice Housden accepted it.

4. Presentation

a. Chehalis Basin Strategy

b. ARES Group

Bob Willey addressed the Council and spoke on the volunteer Group ARES and the service they provide during emergency situations.

c. Lewis County Update

Commissioner Fund and Danette York updated the Council on County issues.

5. Reports

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - thanked the library and Parks staff for their assistance with his wedding with Mayor Canaday on August 28, 2016.

Councilor Vogt - reported he met with his constituents and they voiced their concern with the Depot area and asked for more police presence in the area.

Councilor Abbarno - spoke on safe driving, the Borst Avenue area and thanked the CDA for their efforts in supplying school supplies to local children.

Councilor Barnes - reported she attended the Lewis County ECC meeting.

Councilor Greenwood - noted he agreed with Mr. Phillips who spoke during citizens comments regarding traffic flow.

Councilor Elmore - reported he attended the Chamber Appreciation lunch and a Commissioners meeting regarding speed limits. He added that he would like to see Centralia lower speed limits in certain areas as well.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended the ribbon cutting for the Mellen to Blaksley Junction project, the Hub City Car Show and Chamber Appreciation lunch. She requested that the October 25, 2016 City Council meeting be cancelled due to three Council members being out of town.

Susan Faubion - updated the Council on the proposed changes to the Children's Section at the library and asked the City to consider funding a portion of the cost.

Bret Broderson - announced the Budget Workshop that will be held on September 22, 2016 at 6:00 pm.

Scott White - updated the Council on the Fox Theatre restoration.

Rob Hill - reported that Chief Nielsen conducted pedestrian enforcement in the downtown area.

6. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for September 13, 2016 #207441, 207781-207987 $1,098,178.16

b. Payroll Approval September 2, 2016 #132999-133098 and direct deposits #30258-30412 $1,467,516.77

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for August 23, 2016

d. Consideration of Consultant Agreement - Leak Detection $11,788

e. Consideration of Amend #2-WWTP Server Operating System Agreement

f. Consideration of Amend 1 & 2-Wastewater Consultant Agree $22,513

g. Consideration of Prof. Service Agree-Substation Control Room $12,794.08

h. Consideration of Prof. Services Agree-Environmental Services $3,305

i. Consideration of Prof. Services Agree-Materials Testing/Inspection $2,989

j. Consideration of Contract Amend-Materials Testing for City Light $3,000

k. Consideration of bid award-Construction of Dry Deck $129,570

l. Consideration of Prof. Services Agree-Special Plan Reviews/Inspections

m. Consideration of lease with BNSF-Express Building at the Train Depot

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

7) Consideration of Mayor's appointment of Chelsea Kane to the Parks Board

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF CHELSEA KANE TO THE PARKS BOARD...motion PASSED...7-0.

8) Consideration of Mayor's appointment of Teva Youngblood, Richard James,

Brittany Walker and Jan Nontell to the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BARNES, TO APPROVE THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENT OF TEVA YOUNGBLOOD, RICHARD JAMES, BRITTANY WALKER AND JAN NONTELL TO THE LODGING TAX ADVISORY COMMITTEE...motion PASSED...7-0.

9) Consideration of an Interlocal Agreement Establishing a Tourism Promotion Area

This item was pulled.

10 Consideration of a resolution declaring personal property surplus

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION DECLARING PERSONAL PROPERTY SURPLUS...motion PASSED...7-0.@

11) Consideration of first reading of an ordinance amending a portion of CMC

Chapter 7.15 Animals At Large

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING A PORTION OF CMC CHAPTER 7.15 ANIMALS AT LARGE...motion PASSED...7-0.

Adjournment

Councilor Barnes requested that an action item to cancel the October 25, 2016 City Council meeting be on the next agenda.

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:20 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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