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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt called the meeting to order at 7:01 pm.
 
Pledge of Allegiance 
 
Councilor Luond led the pledge of allegiance. 
 
Attendance
 
Present: Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt, Councilor Staebler, Councilor Barnes, Councilor Abbarno and Councilor Luond.
 
Absent: Mayor Coumbs and Councilor McGee.
 
1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA WITH THE AMENDMENT OF ADDING A NEW ITEM #9, AN EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL LITIGATION PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1)(I) EXPECTED TO LAST APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER ...motion PASSED...5-0.
 
2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items
 
Silas Guy, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on his safety concerns related to the Borst Ave project.
 
Christopher Reese, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on housing, pedestrian safety and distracted driving.
 
John VerValen, Centralia, addressed the Council and noted that he did not feel the City needed to purchase the IKE 4 GPA item that is on the Consent Agenda.
 
Peter Lahmann, Centralia, addressed the Council and noted the Armistice Day Tragedy Display would be open on June 27th from 5:00 -7:00 pm and added there will be a Port Special Meeting on June 26th. 
 
Elizabeth Cameron, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on the traffic on W. 1st Street.
 
Cody Wells, Centralia, addressed the Council and spoke on People 1st Annual Conference.
 
 
 
3. Reports
 
Councilor Abbarno - spoke on the streetscape project, safety issues and the Borst Ave project.
 
Councilor Luond - spoke on the streetscape project, requested a report updating the Council on streets and requested a plan on how the City plans to keep the freeway ramps mowed.
 
Councilor Staebler - reported she attended a CDA and Twin Transit meeting.  She also spoke on the streetscape project and traffic concerns.
 
Councilor Barnes - reported she attended Music in the Park, an open house for Dawn's Delectables and spoke on the streetscape project.
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt - reported he attended Music in the Park and spoke on the Borst Ave project.
 
4. Consent Agenda
a. Voucher Approval for June 25, 2019 #221665 - 221844 $1,123,234.36
b. Payroll Approval for June 20, 2019 #135704-135710 and direct deposits #38759-38853 $135,015.00
c. Consideration of meeting minutes for June 11, 2019
d. Consideration of a contract with Prairie Fire to perform music at the Summerfest Derby $500
e. Consideration of an agreement with J&B Vaulting for the ATM Machine at the Summerfest Derby
f. Consideration of Change Order #1 - 521 Wagner Rd Home Improvements $8,481.00
g. Consideration of small works ratification and final acceptance - Underground Service Work at 1721 Hillview $3,477.44
h. Consideration to purchase an IKE 4 GPS unit including deployment, training and annual software support $14,860.00
I. Consideration of an agreement with Wolverine Fireworks for Summerfest fireworks display $8,800.00
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...5-0.
 
 
 
 
 
5. Public Hearing on the Residential Care Services Interim Ordinance
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt opened the public hearing at 7:52 pm.
 
JP Anderson, Lewis County Public Health & Social Services, addressed the Council and spoke on the services his department provides.
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt closed the public hearing at 7:57 pm.
 
6. Public Hearing on the 2020-2025 Six Year Transportation Improvement Program
 
City Engineer Jan Stemkoski reviewed the projects with the Council and audience.
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt opened the public hearing at 8:00 pm.
 
Christopher Reese, Centralia, addressed the Council and requested more bus shelters.
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt closed the public hearing at 8:01 pm.
 
7. Consideration of a resolution approving the 2020-2025 Six Year Transportation
Improvement Program
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE 2020-2025 SIX YEAR TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM...motion PASSED...5-0.
 
8. Consideration of Veteran's Memorial Pool ballot measure details
 
No action taken.  This item will come back on July 9, 2019 in ordinance format.
 
9. Executive Session to discuss potential litigation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(I), expected to last approximately 20 minutes with nothing to report after
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR LUOND, TO ADJOURN INTO EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL LITIGATION PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1)(I), EXPECTED TO LAST APPROXIMATELY 20 MINUTES WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER...motion PASSED...5-0.
 
The Executive Session was called to order at 8:25 pm.  City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson was present.  The Executive Session adjourned at 8:45 pm with nothing to report.
 
 
 
Adjournment
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt adjourned the meeting at 8:45 pm.
 
 
Submitted By:
 
 
 
___________________________________
Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk
 
Approved By:
 
 
 
_________________________________
Max Vogt, Mayor
City of Centralia
 


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