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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Mayor Coumbs called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
 
Pledge of Allegiance 
 
Councilor Luond led the pledge of allegiance. 
 
Attendance
 
Present: Mayor Coumbs, Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt, Councilor Staebler, Councilor Abbarno, Councilor McGee, Councilor Barnes and Councilor Luond.
 
Absent: None.
 
1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO AMEND THE AGENDA AND ADD AN EXECUTIVE SESSION UNDER ITEM #10...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS AMENDED...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items
 
Joyce Hoerling, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on the Veteran's Memorial Pearl Street Pool.
 
Muriel Wheatley, library, addressed the Council and spoke on upcoming library events.
 
Steve Kopa, Galvin, addressed the Council and spoke on his continued efforts to organize and clean up areas of Centralia on Saturdays.
 
Richard Stride & Julie Marquez, Cascade Mental Health, addressed the Council and spoke on their new Social Support Center.
 
Maysville Production Team, addressed the Council and spoke on their upcoming filming of a movie and their fundraising efforts for the film.
 
Teri Zambon, CDA, updated the Council and audience on CDA activities.
 
3. Presentations
 
a. Lewis County Update - Commissioner Fund
 
Commissioner Fund updated the Council on County issues and events.
 
4. Reports
 
Councilor Abbarno - reported he attended the Miss Lewis County Pageant, the Superior Court Justice visit and participated in the Polar Plunge.
 
Councilor Luond - reported she attended the Finance Committee and spoke on shopping local.
 
Councilor Staebler - reported she attended the CDA meeting, the County Commissioners Special meeting regarding Twin Transit and a Twin Transit Special Board meeting.
 
Councilor Barnes - spoke on Sticklin Greenwood Cemetery.  
 
Councilor McGee - announced the Young Professionals meeting would be on March 13th from 5:00 - 7:00 pm at the Chehalis Theater.
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt - reported he attended a quarterly meeting with his constituents and gave a brief Fox Theatre update.
 
Mayor Coumbs - reported he attended the Southwest Washington Clean Air meeting, the  .09 Committee meeting and noted he was working on the Spring Youth Fair. 
 
Shannon Murphy-Olson - notified the Council that there is adequate time to place the Pearl Street Pool on the November ballot. 
 
Rob Hill - updated the Council on the cemetery.
 
5. Consent Agenda
a. Voucher Approval for March 12, 2019 #220259, 220263-220423
$821,328.91
b. Payroll Approval for March 5, 2019 #135464-135514 and direct 
deposits #37812-37972 $1,354,200.28
c. Consideration of meeting minutes for February 26, 2019
d. Consideration of change order #1 and final acceptance- Water Dept. Asphalt Paving Project $65,045.78
e. Consideration of amendment #2 to the Interlocal Agreement with Lewis County for Licensed Pictometry Imagery $7,601.40
f. Consideration of bid award-New 2019 Slope Mower $42,739.00
g. Consideration of amendment #1 to Prof. Services Agreement with Specialty
Engineering $122,000.00
h. Consideration of purchasing a new John Deere 410L Backhoe $101,735.36
I. Consideration of bid award - Cold Storage Distribution Project $48,743.02
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
6. Consideration of a resolution declaring personal property 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 FOR THE HIGHEST AND BEST PRICE...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
7. Consideration of a resolution modifying Design and Development Guidelines and Standards
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE CITY ENGINEER TO ADD SECTION 4.21 - ROADWAY SECTION DEVIATIONS TO THE CITY OF CENTRALIA DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
8. Consideration on first reading of an ordinance creating a Depot Fund
 
Finance Director Bret Brodersen addressed the Council and reviewed the proposed ordinance.
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING A NEW FUND TO BE ENTITLED THE DEPOT FUND...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
9. Consideration on second reading of an ordinance authorizing the issuance of 
Limited Tax General Obligation Bonds
 
Chris Brewer, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on using some of the money for improved cyclist lanes throughout Centralia.
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE RELATED TO CONTRACTING INDEBTEDNESS; PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE, SALE AND DELIVERY OF NOT TO EXCEED $4,200,000 AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF LIMITED TAX GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS TO PROVIDE FUNDS TO FINANCE STREETSCAPE PROJECTS, IMPROVEMENTS TO THE FOX THEATRE AND OTHER CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS, AND TO PAY THE COSTS OF ISSUANCE OF THE BONDS; FIXING OR SETTING PARAMETERS WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN TERMS AND COVENANTS OF THE BONDS; APPOINTING THE CITY'S DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE TO APPROVE THE FINAL TERMS OF THE SALE OF THE BONDS AND PROVIDING FOR OTHER RELATED MATTERS...motion PASSED...6-1 (Councilor Barnes).
 
10. Executive Session to discuss Real Estate pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1) 
Expected to last approximately 5 minutes with nothing to report after.
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS REAL ESTATE PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1) ; EXPECTED TO LAST APPROXIMATELY 5 MINUTES WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER...motion PASSED...7-0.
Mayor Coumbs called the Executive Session to order at 8:43 pm and adjourned it at 8:48 pm.
 
Adjournment
 
Mayor Coumbs adjourned the meeting at 8:48 pm.
 
 
 
Submitted By:
 
 
__________________________________
Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk
 
 
 
Approved By:
 
 
 
______________________________
Lee Coumbs, Mayor
City of Centralia


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