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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Mayor Coumbs called the meeting to order at 7:01 pm.
 
Pledge of Allegiance 
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt led the pledge of allegiance.
 
Attendance
 
Present: Mayor Coumbs, Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt, Councilor Staebler, Councilor McGee, Councilor Barnes, Councilor Abbarno and Councilor Luond.
 
Absent: None.
 
1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM VOGT TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PULLING ITEM 3...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items
 
Peter Lahmann, LC Historic Museum, reported on upcoming events at the museum.
 
Joyce Hoerling, Stop and Swim, announced a Bunco Night fundraiser on May 2nd.
 
Edna Fund & Emil Pierson, spoke on flood insurance and announced an Open House on April 26th, 5:00 pm, at Oakview Elementary School.
 
Judy Bell, Centralia, spoke on the Seminary Hill Natural Area.
 
3. Presentations
a. Youth Advocacy Center - Samantha Mitchell
 
This item was pulled.  Ms. Mitchell was unable to attend.
 
4. Reports
 
Councilor Abbarno - reported he attended the EDC Luncheon and congratulated the CTE students for their State Championship and noted they are fundraising for Nationals in Kentucky.
 
Councilor Barnes - reported she attended a George Washington Planning meeting, Fox Theatre event and the Talent Show at Liberty Theater.
 
Councilor Luond - reported she attended a Centralia Port meeting, Chehalis Basin Partnership and thanked Steve Kopa and other citizens for their clean up efforts in the community.
 
Councilor McGee - reported he attended the EDC luncheon and a meeting of the Young Professionals.
 
Councilor Staebler - reported she attended the Twin Transit meeting and spoke on the passing of her mother and the legacy she left behind with the Seminary Hill Natural Area.
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt - reported he attended the Historical Museum meeting, the Home and Garden Show, Fox Theatre meeting and announced the upcoming AWC Annual Conference.
 
Mayor Coumbs - reported on the opening of Reliable Enterprises Anderson House and the upcoming Spring Youth Fair.
 
Emil Pierson - updated the Council on ADA issues at the Train Depot.
 
Kim Ashmore - updated the Council on the China Creek Project.
 
Rob Hill - updated the Council on the Centralia Community Foundation.
 
5. Consent Agenda
a. Voucher Approval - April 24, 2018 #215986, 215997-216177 $2,150,372.89
b. Payroll Approval - April 20, 2018 #134711-134718 and direct deposits  #35156-35248 $128,590.00
c. Consideration of meeting minutes for March 27 & April 10, 2018
d. Consideration of a 3 year Agreement for WWTP Fire Alarm maintenance, testing and inspection $5,152.00
e. Consideration of Amendment #5 of China Creek Floodwater Storage and Fish Habitat Project
f. Consideration of Prof. Services Agreement for Modifying and Verifying SCADA System at Yelm $68,870.00
g. Consideration of Prof. Services Agreement for Locating and Marking Underground Power Cable $35,000.00
h. Consideration of a Public Works Contract for the Galvin and Eshom Electrical Distribution Upgrade $282,293.80
I. Consideration of Teamsters Local 252 Commissioned Police Officers Contract for 2018-2020
j. Consideration of Teamsters Local 252 Streets and Parks Maintenance Contract for 2018-2021
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
6. Consideration of a contract with Washington State Business Licensing Services
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE,  TO APPROVE A BUSINESS LICENSING SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH THE WASHINGTON STATE DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
7. Consideration of a resolution declaring certain personal property surplus
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF CENTRALIA, WASHINGTON, DECLARING CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY TO BE SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING STAFF TO DISPOSE OF SAID PROPERTY FOR THE HIGHEST AND BEST PRICE...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
8. Consideration of the sale of hazardous trees removed from Borst Park
 
COUNCILOR MCGEE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO APPROVE THE SALE OF CUT TIMBER IN BORST PARK TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, JOHN BULL, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1500...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
9. Consideration of a resolution supporting a Washington Wildlife Recreation  Program Grant
Community Development Director Emil Pierson 
 
Community Development Director Emil Pierson addressed the Council and spoke on the proposed grant applications. 
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND, TO APPROVE RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION(S) FOR FUNDING ASSISTANCE FOR A WASHINGTON WILDLIFE AND RECREATION PROGRAM (WWRP) PROJECT TO THE RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE (RCO) AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 79A.15 RCW, ACQUISITION OF HABITAT CONSERVATION AND OUTDOOR RECREATION LANDS...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
10. Consideration of a resolution supporting a Federal Land and Water Conservation Program Grant
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION(S) FOR FUNDING ASSISTANCE FOR A LAND AND WATER CONSERVATION FUND PROJECT TO THE RECREATION AND CONSERVATION OFFICE (RCO) AS PROVIDED IN CHAPTER 79A.15 RCW, ACQUISITION OF HABITAT CONSERVATION AND OUTDOOR RECREATION LANDS...motion PASSED...7-0.
11. Consideration on first reading of an ordinance repealing CMC Chapter 10.38 - Solicitation of Occupants of Vehicles on Public Roadways Prohibited and Replacing Chapter 10.38 with Pedestrian Activities within the City Road Ways Meant for Vehicular Travel Prohibited
 
City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson reviewed the proposed changes with the Council and noted that this was before them due to an opinion from the ACLU that the current ordinance appeared to single out on class of person.  Staff recommends these changes.
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE REPEALING CENTRALIA MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 10.38 SOLICITATION OF OCCUPANTS OF VEHICLES ON PUBLIC ROADWAYS PROHIBITED AND REPLACING AS CHAPTER 10.38 PEDESTRIAN ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE CITY ROADWAYS MEANT FOR VEHICULAR TRAVEL PROHIBITED AND REPEALING THOSE SECTIONS IN CONFLICT HEREWITH...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
12. Consideration on first reading of an ordinance amending CMC 18.04.010- Codes Adopted-Copies on file and 18.04.020 - Building Code Review and Permit Fees
 
Mr. Pierson reviewed the proposed ordinance and noted that the City is required to adopt the International Building Codes.  He added that staff recommended maintaining the 2012 adopted fire and fireflow requirements until a discussion with Riverside Fire Authority took place.
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CENTRALIA MUNICIPAL CODE (C.M.C) SECTIONS 18.04.010 ENTITLED CODES ADOPTED-COPIES ON FILE AND 18.04.020 ENTITLED BUILDING CODE REVIEW AND PERMIT FEES UNDER CHAPTER 18.04 AND REPEALING THOSE SECTIONS IN CONFLICT HEREWITH WITH LEAVING SUBSECTION L AND G AS THE INTERNATIONAL FIRE CODE FOR THE 2012 VERSION ...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
Adjournment
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:45 PM...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
 
Submitted By: 
 
 
__________________________________
Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk
Approved By:
 
 
______________________________
Lee Coumbs, Mayor
City of Centralia


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