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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Mayor Coumbs called the meeting to order at 7:02 pm.
 
Pledge of Allegiance 
 
Mayor Coumbs led the pledge of allegiance.
 
Attendance
 
Present: Mayor Coumbs, Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt, Councilor Staebler, Councilor Barnes, Councilor Abbarno, Councilor McGee and Councilor Luond.
 
Absent: None.
 
1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items
 
Edna Fund, Centralia, spoke on the upcoming fair and on the passing of Margaret Shields and Bill Schulte.
 
Peter Lahmann, LC Historical Museum, spoke on the upcoming pancake and hot dog feed.
 
Henry Gallagher & Steve Ward, Centralia, spoke on partnering with the City and the Centralia Rotary to put in a soccer field at Riverside Park.
 
Jan Nontell, CDA, spoke on upcoming events.
 
3. Presentations
a. Flood Authority Update - Ron Averill
 
Col. Averill updated the Council on Flood Authority issues.
 
4. Reports
 
Councilor Abbarno - reported he attended he attended the Workshop and spoke on the Back to School Supply and Clothing Drive.
 
Councilor Barnes - reported she attended the STP and a Scholarship event at the College.
 
Councilor McGee - had no report.
 
Councilor Luond - had no report.
 
Councilor Staebler - reported she attended a CDA meeting.
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt - reported he attended the Workshop.
 
Mayor Coumbs - spoke on the fair and the unveiling of the George Washington Statue.
 
Kim Ashmore - reported on the China Creek Project and the Water/Wastewater Rate Analysis.
 
5. Consent Agenda
a. Voucher Approval - July 24, 2018 #217255-217429 $1,628,612.20
b. Payroll Approval - July 20, 2018 #134939-134945 and direct deposits
#35936-36028 $129,390.00
c. Consideration of a small works bid-Tree Removal at Borst and Riverside Parks $19,427.31
d.         Consideration of contract with JR Merit-Yelm Hydro Plant Inspections and Turbine work $72,170.28
e.      Consideration of change order #1 and #2-Galvin and Eshom Road Distribution Upgrade - $39,000.69
f. Consideration of small works bid change order #1-City Hall Window Project $5,375.46 (total contract $122,777.59)
g. Consideration to purchase new Buckets and Variable Frequency Drives from State Bid List-UV Building MCC Upgrade $73,433.33 (excl.tax)
h. Consideration of Interlocal Agreement-Transformer Training Device $5,100.00
 
COUNCILOR MCGEE MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR ABBARNO, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
6. Public Hearing related to the surplus of personal property
 
Public Works Director Kim Ashmore briefly reviewed the surplus items.
 
Mayor Coumbs opened the public hearing at 7:53 pm.
 
There being no public comment,
 
Mayor Coumbs closed the public hearing at 7:53 pm.
 
 
 
 
7. Consideration of a resolution authorizing personal property to be surplus
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION DECLARING CERTAIN PERSONAL PROPERTY TO BE SURPLUS AND AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING STAFF TO DISPOSE OF SAID PROPERTY BY AUCTION OR NEGOTIATED SALE TO OBTAIN THE HIGHEST AND BEST PRICE FOR THE SAME...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
8. Consideration of a resolution waiving the bidding requirements due to special
market conditions regarding Substation Breaker Racking System
 
COUNCILOR LUOND MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM VOGT, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION WAIVING BIDDING REQUIREMENTS AUTHORIZED UNDER RCW 39.04.280(1)(A), SOLE SOURCE PURCHASING OF A BREAKER RACK OUT SYSTEM, A PROPRIETARY PRODUCT, BY THE CENTRALIA CITY LIGHT DEPARTMENT FOR THE UPGRADE OF THE FORDS PRAIRIE SUBSTATION AND THE NEW SALZER SUBSTATION...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
9. Consideration of a resolution declaring emergency and waiving bidding requirements 
Fords Prairie substation re-energizing
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND,  TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION WAVING BIDDING REQUIREMENTS AUTHORIZED UNDER RCW 39.04.280(1)(C) FOR THE PURCHASE OF PRIMARY PADMOUNTED TIE SWITCHES BY THE CENTRALIA LIGHT DEPARTMENT TO COMPLETE THE UPGRADE OF THE FORDS PRAIRIE SUBSTATION BY OCTOBER 1, 2018...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
10. Consideration of a resolution  appointing a City Light Representative to the 
Northwest Requirements Utility Board of Directors
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CENTRALIA CITY LIGHT GENERAL MANAGER TO APPOINT A STAFF MEMBER TO SERVE AS A DIRECTOR AND AN ALTERNATE ON THE NORTHWEST REQUIREMENTS UTILITIES BOARD OF DIRECTORS...motion PASSED...7-0.
Adjournment
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 8:03 PM...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
 
 
Submitted By: 
 
 
 
__________________________________
Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk
Approved By:
 
 
 
______________________________
Lee Coumbs, Mayor
City of Centralia


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