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Tuesday, November 08, 2016

Mayor Canaday called the regular meeting to order at 7:03 pm.

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Greenwood 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 COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA WITH THE DELETION TO ITEM 3A...motion PASSED...7-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

There were none.

3. Presentation

a. Skate Park Committee Recognition

4. Reports

Councilor Greenwood -reported he attended the Lewis County Historical Museum meeting.

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - reported he has started working on the Borst Park Christmas Lights.

Councilor Vogt - reported he attended the Centralia Downtown Association and the exit hearing with the State Auditors.

Councilor Abbarno - noted the Lighted Tractor Parade was scheduled for December 10, 2016.

Councilor Barnes - had no report. 

Councilor Elmore - reported he attended a Twin Transit meeting,

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended the exit hearing with the State Auditor's.

ML Norton - updated the Council on the Line Truck replacement.

Rob Hill - reported he would be attending a rail meeting tomorrow and asked the Council to consider a Workshop on December 6, 2016.

5. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for October 25, 2016 #208418-208434, 208434-208621

$1,252,810.14 and November 8, 2016 #208635, 208642-208788 $1,313,152.57

b. Payroll Approval October 20, 2016 #133199-133211 and direct deposits

#30656-30743 $121,815.00 and November 4, 2016 #133212-133272

and direct deposits #30744-30898 $1,224,549.32

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for October 11, 2016

d. Consideration of cancellation of a Small Works bid contract with MDK and

accept the #2 low bidder Sterland Contracting - PD Evidence Room Remodel $24,345

e. Consideration of amendment to agreement-China Creek Phase 2 Cultural

Resource Assessment $12,628

f. Consideration of small works bid Motorized Security Gates at the Water Department $29,850

g. Consideration of small works bid Yelm Plant House Demo. $24,986.87

h. Consideration of Prof. Services Agreement-Underwater Acoustics at Yelm

$102,000

i. Consideration of Mutual Assistance Agreement with BPA - no cost

j. Consideration of Fire Inspection and Services Agree at Library $200/yr

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

6. Public Hearing related to declaring personal property to be surplus

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 7:21 pm. There being no public comment, Mayor Canaday closed the public hearing at 7:21 pm. 

7. Consideration of a resolution declaring personal property to be surplus

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

8. Consideration of a resolution supporting Alternative 1 of Programmatic EIS

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF CENTRALIA, WASHINGTON, SUPPORTING ALTERNATIVE 1 AS OUTLINED IN THE CHEHALIS BASIN STRATEGY PROGRAMMATIC ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

9. Consideration on first reading of an Ordinance amending the Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Map

Community Development Director Emil Pierson went through each item with the City Council to vote on individually.

1. Various Owners, Saley Lane, 21 parcels - 43.82 acres

Current Comp. Plan designation: Rural Residential

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Very Low-Density Residential

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

2. City of Centralia, Outdoor Pool, Pearl Street - 0.91 acre

Current Comp. Plan designation: Public Facilities

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: CBD Commercial

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

3. City of Centralia, 1007 Madrona Avenue - 0.48 acre

Current Comp. Plan designation: Very Low-Density Residential

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Very Low-Density Residential

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

4. Scott Horner/Eric Conrad, various parcels, E Roanoke - 14.7 acres

Current Comp. Plan designation: Very Low-Density Residential

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Medium Density Residential

Planning Commission made a NEGATIVE recommendation. Denied 3-1.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND DENY THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...4-3 (Councilor Elmore, Councilor Vogt and Councilor Abbarno).

5. Port of Centralia, Alder St./Long Rd., 6 parcels - 2 acres

Current Comp. Plan designation: Gateway Commercial

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: General Commercial

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

6. City of Centralia, Seminary Hill/Locust Ave. - 2.77 acres

Current Comp. Plan designation: Medium Density Residential

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Open Space

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

7. Campbell's property, Main Street - 1.2 acres

Current Comp. Plan designations: General Commercial

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: CBD Commercial

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0. 

8. Finlay property, near Campbell's, Iron St. - 0.05 acres

Current Comp. Plan designations: General Commercial

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Medium Density Residential

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 5-0.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

9. Ross Reichert, 1111 Woodland Ave. - 0.45 acre

Current Comp. Plan designation: Low Density Residential

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Medium Density Residential

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

10. Levi Althauser, 108 S Washington Ave. - 0.33 acre

Current Comp. Plan designation: General Commercial

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Limited Business District

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 5-0.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

11. Various owners, S Gold Street, 7 parcels - 1.17 acres

Current Comp. Plan designation: General Commercial

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Heavy Industrial

Planning Commission made a NEGATIVE recommendation with the comment to urge Council to approve the proposed text change to allow marijuana related businesses in the C-1 zone. Denied 5-0.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND DENY THE AMENDMENT

Serena Haskins, Rochester, addressed the Council and spoke in favor of the re-zone.

Jerry Anotonelli, Olympia, addressed the Council and spoke in favor of the re-zone. 

Dick Watkins, Chehalis, addressed the Council and spoke in favor of the re-zone.

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

12. Robert Reimer, Harrison Ave/Horsley Rd., 3 parcels - 7.67 acres

Current Comp. Plan designation: Low Density Residential

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Light Industrial

Planning Commission made a NEUTRAL recommendation. Tied 2-2.

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO ALLOW THE REZONE TO LIGHT INDUSTRIAL...motion FAILED...1-6 (Mayor Canaday, Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs, Councilor Abbarno, Councilor Greenwood, Councilor Vogt and Councilor Barnes).

13. Marc Conrad/Denise Shero, Reynolds Ave./Hillview Rd., 6 parcels - 4.52 acres

Current Comp. Plan designations: Very Low Density Residential & Light Industrial

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Medium Density Residential

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

14. Centralia College, Centralia College Blvd., 6 parcels - 0.98 acre

Current Comp. Plan designation: Limited Business District

Proposed Comp. Plan designation: Public Facility

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

15. Walter Remund, et al, Nick Road - 8.65 acres

Current Comp. Plan designation: Rural Residential

Proposed Comp. Plan Designation: Medical/Health Care

Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0. 

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE UPDATING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND THE 2015 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN LAND USE MAP FOR THE CITY OF CENTRALIA AS AMENDED...motion PASSED...7-0.

10. Consideration on first reading of an Ordinance amending the Zoning Code (Text and Map)

Community Development Director Emil Pierson went through each item with the City Council to vote on individually.

Proposed Text Amendment #1

Title 20.06 - Definitions:

20.06.737: Wireless Communication Facilities.

"Wireless communication facilities (WCF)" means facilities for the transmission and reception of radio or microwave signals used for communication, cellular phone, personal communications services, specialized mobile radio, paging, and any other services licensed by the FCC and unlicensed wireless services including but not limited to associated equipment shelters, support towers, and antenna arrays.

The following shall not be considered WCFs:

A. Industrial processing equipment and scientific or medical equipment using frequencies regulated by the FCC.

B. Licensed amateur (ham) radio antennas and low power radio towers under 100' in height.

C. Television antennas and satellite dish antennas for reception within individual homes or businesses.

D. Temporary WCFs placed in service during an emergency declared by a governmental agency. (Ord. 2346 1, 2015).

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. 6-0

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #2

20.06.630: Recreational Vehicle Park

"Recreational vehicle park" means a parcel or tract of land having designated areas for rent to one or more persons for temporary parking or placement of a recreational vehicle as opposed to permanent year-round occupancy. The maximum time any recreational vehicle may stay at the park shall be thirty consecutive days. They must then leave the park for a minimum of ten calendar days before they may stay again. The maximum time a recreational vehicle may be allowed to stay at the RV park is one hundred eighty days during any twelve-month period. The only exemption for this condition shall be if the resident manager/owner is living in an RV. They shall be allowed to reside at the RV park year-round.

(Ord. 2209 2 (part), 2008: Ord. 2155 1 (part), 2005: Ord. 2024 1 (part), 1999).

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation of all definition changes with the addition of language to the hotel/motel sections to allow the owner/manager of the site to reside on the premises year round. Approved 5-1

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #3

20.06.510 Motel/Hotel.

"Motel/Hotel" means a building or group of buildings containing guest rooms which may or may not contain cooking facilities, and where lodging with or without meals is provided for compensation. Motels are designed to accommodate the automobile tourist or transient, and parking spaces or garages are conveniently located near each guest room. A Motel/Hotel is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis, therefore, the maximum time any person may stay at a hotel/motel shall be thirty consecutive days. (Ord. 2209 2 (part), 2008: Ord. 2155 1 (part), 2005: Ord. 2024 1 (part), 1999).

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation of all definition changes with the addition of language to the hotel/motel sections to allow the owner/manager of the site to reside on the premises year round. Approved 5-1

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #4

Title 20 Permitted Uses.

C-3 zone, 20.24.020 Permitted uses.

A. Permitted uses are those which provide direct retail sales and services to consumers. Such uses and services include, but are not limited to, the following:

12. Hotels-A hotel is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis, therefore, the maximum time any person may stay at a hotel/motel shall be thirty consecutive days. ;

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation with the addition of language to allow the owner/manager of the site to reside on the premises year round. Approved 6-0

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #5

C-2 zone, 20.28.020 Permitted uses.

A. Permitted uses are as follows:

4. Hotels and motels- A Motel/Hotel is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis, therefore, the maximum time any person may stay at a hotel/motel shall be thirty consecutive days.;

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation with the addition of language to allow the owner/manager of the site to reside on the premises year round. Approved 6-0

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #6

C-1 zone, 20.27.020 Permitted uses.

A. Permitted uses are those which provide direct retail sales and services to consumers. Such uses and services include, but are not limited to, the following:

8. Recreational vehicle parks subject to the following standards:

a. The minimum lot size requirement shall be two acres, and a minimum recreational vehicle site of one thousand square feet in area;

b. No structure or recreational vehicle site shall be closer than twenty-five feet to any property line. The area created by such setback shall be used for landscaping to screen the recreational vehicles from adjoining properties;

c. Permitted improvements include restroom facilities, picnicking areas, boating, fishing, swimming, outdoor games and activities including miniature golf courses or any mechanical amusement device, and other uses customarily incidental to the operation of the park;

d. Facilities for storage and disposal of trash and garbage in a sanitary manner shall be provided in each park;

e. The maximum time any recreational vehicle may stay at the park shall be thirty consecutive days. They must then leave the park for a minimum of ten calendar days before they may stay again. The maximum time a recreational vehicle may be allowed to stay at the RV park is one hundred eighty days during any twelve-month period. The only exemption for this condition shall be if the resident manager/owner is living in an RV. They shall be allowed to reside at the RV park year-round;

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 6-0 

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #7

C-1 zone, 20.27.020.B. Similar or related uses permitted as special uses as follows:

1. Distributive business establishments such as wholesaling or warehousing, including, for example:

a. Mail-order warehouses;

b. Automotive parts wholesalers;

c. Hotels and motels - A Motel/Hotel is an establishment that provides lodging paid on a short-term basis, therefore, the maximum time any person may stay at a hotel/motel shall be thirty consecutive days.;

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation with the addition of language to allow the owner/manager of the site to reside on the premises year round and relocate this item to 20.27.020.A13. Approved 6-0

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #8

C-3 zone, 20.24.020 Permitted uses.

A.22 Child Care Centers and Daycares

C-1 zone, 20.27.020 Permitted uses.

A.13 Child Care Centers and Daycares

C-2 zone, 20.28.20 Permitted uses.

A.8 Child Care Centers and Daycares

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made POSITIVE recommendations on all three. Approved 6-0

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0. 

Proposed Text Amendment #9

Title 20.65.050 Recreational Marijuana Businesses - Development Requirements.

20.65.050.C.1: Marijuana retailers shall be allowed in the M-2 Industrial District and the C-1 General Commercial Districts. The C-1 General Commercial District is limited to the area that has S Gold Street frontage, south of the railroad viaduct and north of Floral Street.

D.10 General Commercial District (C-1)

O. Retail marijuana sales may not be located within any other businesses, and may only be located in buildings with other uses only if the marijuana business is separated by full walls and with a separate entrance. No more than one marijuana retail business shall be located on a single parcel. Marijuana retail stores in the C-1 General Commercial District shall be separated by a distance of not less than 1,000 feet.

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 4-0

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...died for lack of second.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BARNES, TO GO AGAINST THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND DENY THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...6-1 (Councilor Greenwood).

Proposed Text Amendment #10

20.65.050.C.1: Marijuana retailers shall be allowed in the M-2 Industrial and the C-1 General Commercial districts only.

D.10 General Commercial District (C-1)

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 6-0

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ELMORE, TO GO AGAINST THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND DENY THE AMENDMENT...

SBC Group (Chris Marr, Carlo Magno, Bryce Mearns and Matt Martinez), Olympia, addressed the Council and noted their opposition to the re-zone.

Raffelina Reyes, Olympia, addressed the Council and noted she was in favor of the re-zone.

Elaine Watkins, Chehalis, addressed the Council and note she was in favor of the re-zone.

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

Proposed Text Amendment #11

20.65.050.C.1: Marijuana retailers shall be allowed in the M-2 Industrial, C-1 General Commercial, C-2 Highway Commercial, GCZ Gateway Commercial Zoning and H-1 Health Services districts only.

D.6 Health services district (H-1)

D.10 General Commercial District (C-1)

D.11 Highway Commercial District (C-2)

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation with the condition to remove the GCZ zone. Approved 4-0

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ELMORE, TO GO AGAINST THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND DENY THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...6-1 (Councilor Greenwood).

Proposed Text Amendment #12

20.65 - Prohibit marijuana related businesses in all zones.

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a NEGATIVE recommendation. Denied 6-0

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BARNES, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND DENY THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #13

20.65.050.J and K

J. As provided in RCW 69.50.331 and WAC 314-55-050, marijuana producers, marijuana processors, and marijuana retailers shall not be allowed to locate within one thousand feet of public parks, playgrounds, recreation/community centers, libraries, child care centers, schools, game arcades, and public transit centers. For purposes of this standard, these uses are defined in Chapter 314-55 WAC. The methodology for measuring the buffers shall be as provided in Chapter 314-55 WAC. It shall be the responsibility of the owner or operator of the proposed state-licensed marijuana use to demonstrate and ensure that a proposed location is not within one of the buffers. The Site Plan Review Committee may grant a reduction of this buffer requirements on a case-by-case basis to not less than 500' with the appropriate justification documentation. A buffer of less than 500' will require a Variance/Hearing Examiner approval.

K. Marijuana retailers shall not be allowed to locate within one thousand feet of correctional facilities, courthouses, drug rehabilitation facilities, substance abuse facilities, and detoxification centers. The methodology for measuring the buffers shall be as provided in Chapter 314-55 WAC. It shall be the responsibility of the owner or operator of the proposed state-licensed marijuana use to demonstrate and ensure that a proposed location is not within one of the buffers. The Site Plan Review Committee may grant a reduction of this buffer requirements on a case-by-case basis to not less than 500' with the appropriate justification documentation. A buffer of less than 500' will require a Variance/Hearing Examiner approval.

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 6-0.

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #14

20.65.050 Recreational Marijuana Businesses - Development Requirements

R. Only two three recreational marijuana retail stores shall be allowed at any one time, within the Centralia city limits.

Findings: PC made a POSITIVE recommendation. Approved 5-0. 10-13-2016

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #15

20.66.080 Bed and breakfasts.

Bed and breakfasts may be allowed as a conditional/special use in R:2 and R:4 all residential zones upon issuance of a conditional/special use permit:

A. The use shall be permitted only in owner-occupied residences. "Owner-occupied residence" shall mean a residence which the fee owner, contract purchaser or life tenant resides for more than eight months per calendar year.

B. Bed and breakfast rooms shall not be located in any structure except the principal residence upon the subject premises. The proposed use shall not require exterior structural alterations of the residence. In order to preserve the residential appearance of the structure, there shall be no exterior evidence of the use other than a permitted sign, up to two hundred forty square inches in area.

C. In addition, the following factors shall be taken into consideration in determining whether to issue a conditional/special use permit:

1. Parking;

2. Impact on neighbors;

3. Aesthetics;

4. Historical nature of site;

5. Size of home;

6. Environmental performance standards (CMC 20.66.040).

D. Conditional use permits issued pursuant to this section shall be subject to annual review by community development, which may revoke a conditional use permit for noncompliance with the conditions of this section. (Ord. 2209 2 (part), 2008: Ord. 2147 19, 2005: Ord. 2024 1 (part), 1999).

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a positive recommendation. Approved 6-0

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

Proposed Text Amendment #16

Title 20.102 Violations.

20.102.020 - Liability for Violation.

The owner and/or tenant of any building, structure, premises or part thereof, any architect, builder, contractor, agent or other person who commits, participates in, assists in or maintains such violation may each be found guilty of a separate offense and suffer the penalties herein provided. (Ord. 2209 2 (part), 2008: Ord. 2024 1 (part), 1999).

FINDINGS: Planning Commission made a positive recommendation. Approved 6-0

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO FOLLOW THE PLANNING COMMISSION'S RECOMMENDATION AND APPROVE THE AMENDMENT...motion PASSED...7-0.

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CENTRALIA MUNICIPAL CODE TITLE 20 ENTITLED ZONING BY AMENDING SECTIONS 20.06.510, 20.06.630, 20.06.737, 20.09.020, 20.24.020, 20.27.020, 20.28.020, 20.66.080, 20.65.050(R) AND 20.102.020 AND REPEALING THOSE SECTIONS IN CONFLICT HEREWITH...motion PASSED...7-0.

11. Consideration on first reading of an Ordinance Finding a Substantial Need for the Allowable 1% Property Tax Increase

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE MAKING A FINDING OF SUBSTANTIAL NEED FOR THE ALLOWABLE 1% INCREASE IN THE CITY OF CENTRALIA'S REGULAR PROPERTY TAX FROM WHAT WAS LEVIED THE PREVIOUS YEAR...motion PASSED...5-2 (Councilor Abbarno and Councilor Elmore). 

12. Public Hearing related to General Fund Revenue Sources and the 2017 Property Tax Levy

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 9:08 pm. There being no public comment, Mayor Canaday closed the public hearing at 9:08 pm.

13. Consideration on first reading of an Ordinance setting the 2017 Property Tax Levy

MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR BARNES, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING A 1% INCREASE IN THE CITY OF CENTRALIA'S REGULAR PROPERTY TAX LEVY FROM WHAT WAS LEVIED THE PREVIOUS YEAR...motion PASSED...4-3 (Councilor Abbarno, Councilor Elmore and Councilor Greenwood).

14. Public Hearing on the Proposed 2017 Budget

Mayor Canaday opened the public hearing at 9:35 pm. There being no public comment, Mayor Canaday closed the public hearing at 9:35 pm.

15. Consideration on first reading of an Ordinance on Proposed 2017 Budget

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM COUMBS, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING THE BUDGET OF THE CITY OF CENTRALIA, WASHINGTON, FOR THE YEAR 2017, AND PROVIDING FOR THE EFFECTIVE DATE HEREOF...

Finance Director Bret Broderson addressed the Council and reviewed the proposed budget.

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

16 Consideration on second 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 SECOND 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. 

17. Consideration on second 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 SECOND 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 GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 9:56 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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