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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Mayor Canaday called the regular meeting to order at 7:02 pm.

Pledge of Allegiance

Councilor Elmore led the pledge of allegiance.

Attendance

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

Absent: None.

1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO , TO APPROVE THE AGENDA WITH THE ADDITION OF AN ITEM #9 EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS REAL ESTATE PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1)(B) EXPECTED TO LAST 10 MINUTES WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER ...motion PASSED...7-0.

2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items

Jean Bluhm, Borst Museum, addressed the Council and updated them on museum activities. She brought forward the idea of a Borst Church being built.

Scott White, Fox Theatre, addressed the Council and updated them on Fox Theatre activities, fundraisers and grant funding.

Kurtis Engle, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on alternate power options.

3. Proclamation

a. Centralia Lions Club Centennial Celebration Day

Mayor Canaday read the proclamation into the record and members of the Centralia Lions Club accepted it.

4. Presentation

a. Lewis County Update - Commissioner Fund

Commissioner Fund addressed the Council and spoke on County issues.@

b. Twin Transit Update - Rob LaFontaine

Mr. LaFontaine addressed the Council and spoke to concerns that were brought up at a previous meeting pertaining to ADA, routes and budget cuts.

4. Reports

Councilor Vogt - reported he attended the EDC Banquet, Chamber Forum, George Washington Celebration planning meeting and the Lodging Tax Committee interviews.

Councilor Abbarno - reported he attended the United Way Health Fair, Young Life Father Daughter Dance, EDC Banquet, a ribbon cutting and the Boy Scouts Banquet. He requested an update from the Centralia Foundation.

Councilor Elmore - reported he attended the EDC Banquet, a ribbon cutting and a Twin Transit meeting.

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

Joyce Barnes - reported she attended the EDC Banquet and spoke on keeping the Amtrak office open at the depot.

Mayor Pro-Tem Coumbs - reported he attended the EDC Banquet and is working on Spring Youth Fair.

Mayor Canaday - reported she attended Chehalis Basin Partnership, Southwest Washington EDC, Southwest Washington Fair meeting, Southwest Clean Air, Mayor and Commissioners meeting, Donna Karvia memorial, RFA, LEOFF Board, EDC Banquet and the planning meeting for the George Washington celebration.

Rob Hill - announced the workshop to discuss water re-use would be on February 23, 2017 at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers.

Kahle Jennings - updated the Council on the emergency sewer line replacement on Borst Avenue.

6. Consent Agenda

a. Voucher Approval for February 14, 2017 #209835-210046 $855,832.26

b. Payroll for February 3, 2017 #133466-133554 and direct deposits

#31475-31630 $1,319,548.25

c. Consideration of meeting minutes for January 24, 2017

d. Consideration of a Consultant Services Agreement for On-Call

Assistance for SCADA System Programming $30,000

e. Consideration of a Consultant Services Agreement for Load Rating

on Sixteen City Bridges $52,612

f. Consideration of a Consultant Services Agreement for Preparing the

Transportation Element of Comprehensive Plan $119,104

g. Consideration of Change Order #1 and Final Acceptance-Office Carpet

Replacement Project $190.97

h. Consideration of a Professional Service Contract for breaker testing,

maintenance testing and relay and SCADA troubleshooting/tuning $87,200

i. Consideration of a Professional Services Contract for Underwater Acoustic

Imaging Examination and Geophysical of Yelm Canal $56,000

j. Consideration of Small Works Bid Award - Caulking Vertical Joints on the

Flume Structure in Yelm $7,400

k. Consideration of Generator Preventative Maintenance Agreement $15,000

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

7. Consideration to approve the Mayor's appointment of Janis Housden to the

Planning Commission and re-appoint Jackie Franks Jr to the Historic Preservation Commission

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO APPROVE THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENTS OF JANIS HOUSDEN TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION AND RE-APPOINT JACKIE FRANKS JR TO THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION...motion PASSED...7-0.

8. Consideration to participate in funding the Centralia Library Children's Area Remodel

COUNCILOR GREENWOOD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ELMORE, TO APPROVE THE ALLOCATION OF $25,000 TOWARDS THE PARTICIPATION IN FUNDING OF THE CENTRALIA TIMBERLAND LIBRARY CHILDREN'S AREA REMODEL...

Community Development Director Emil Pierson and Library Manager Susan Fabion addressed the Council and reviewed the details of the project and the budget including the amount still needed for the project.

COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ELMORE, TO AMEND THE AMOUNT FROM $25,000 TO $36,357...

In response to Councilor Greenwoods question, Finance Director Bret Broderson noted that the funds would come from reserves.

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

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

9. Executive Session to discuss Real Estate pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(b). Expected to last approximately 10 minutes with nothing to report after

COUNCILOR ELMORE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR GREENWOOD, TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS REAL ESTATE PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1)(b) EXPECTED TO LAST APPROXIMATELY 10 MINUTES WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER...motion PASSED...7-0.

The Executive Session was called to order at 8:25 pm and adjourned at 8:35 pm with nothing to report.

Adjournment

Mayor Canaday adjourned the meeting at 8:35 pm.

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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