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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

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

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Elmore 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 GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Red Weaver, Roger Keech and Paula Sandirk, Lewis County Quartermilers, addressed the Council and presented the City with appreciation certificates for assistance with the Hub City Car Show.

Michael S. Farkas, Centralia, addressed the Council and requested the city look into allowing him a water hook up.

3. Proclamation

a. Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Mayor Canaday read the proclamation into the record and Michael Rowe accepted on behalf of the Human Response Network.

4. Presentation

a. Lewis County Update - Commissioner Fund

Commissioner Fund updated the Council on Lewis County issues.

5. Reports

Councilor Greenwood - had no report.@

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - reported he attended a memorial for Curt Marsh and spoke on volunteerism.

Councilor Vogt - reported he visited Florida.

Councilor Abbarno - reported he attended a State of the Schools meeting and the Centralia College Gala.

Councilor Barnes - reported she attended the Candidate Forums and a Providence Hospital and Rotary event.

Councilor Elmore - reported he attended the Candidate Forums and thanked the Police Chief for the pedestrian safety enhancement.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended a ceremony where the Centralia College Phoenix Center was named after the Odegard's, a Work Opportunity Dinner, Southwest Air Control, a Harvest Festival, Mayor and Commissioners meeting and judged Fire Posters. She requested that the City Manager look into getting the City Council tablets.

6. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for October 11, 2016 #208228-208388 $681,581.35

b. Payroll Approval October 5, 2016 #133113-133195 and direct deposits

#30501-30655 $1,261,333.87

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for September 27, 2016

d. Consideration of Change Order #1 and final acceptance - Summa St Railroad Bore project $325,782.58

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

7) Consideration of a resolution supporting a loan to the Historic Fox Theatre Restoration project

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR VOGT, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING A LOAN TO THE HISTORIC FOX THEATRE RESTORATION PROJECT....

Scott White addressed the council and reviewed the background on this request and added that it was not his intention to ever utilize the loan request, it just needed to be in place to secure additional grant funding. After much Council discussion,

Mayor Canaday called for a vote on the motion...motion PASSED...5-2 (Councilor Greenwood and Councilor Elmore).@

8) Consideration on first reading of an ordinance amending CMC 11.56.050 Violations and Penalties (Vehicles and Traffic)

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CENTRALIA MUNICIPAL CODE 11.56 VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES (VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC), SECTION 11.56.050 ENTITLED VIOLATIONS AND PENALTIES AND REPEALING THOSE SECTIONS IN CONFLICT HEREWITH...motion PASSED...7-0.

9) Consideration on first reading of an ordinance adding a new chapter to the Centralia Municipal Code entitled 3.34 Centralia/Chehalis Tourism Promotion Area and establishing a Special Assessment on Operators of Lodging Businesses within the area

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE ADDING A NEW CHAPTER TO TITLE 3 ENTITLED REVENUE AND FINANCE OF THE CENTRALIA MUNICIPAL CODE TO BE ENTITLED CMC 3.34 CENTRALIA/CHEHALIS TOURISM PROMOTION AREA (TPA) AND ESTABLISHING A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT ON THE OPERATORS OF LODGING BUSINESSES WITHIN THE TPA PURSUANT TO RCW CHAPTER 35.101 AND REPEALING THOSE SECTIONS IN CONFLICT HEREWITH...motion PASSED...7-0.

Adjournment

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:05 PM...motion PASSED...7-0.

Submitted By:@

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Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk

Approved By:@

______________________________

Bonnie Canaday, Mayor

City of Centralia



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