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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Mayor Coumbs called the meeting to order at 7:03 pm.
 
Pledge of Allegiance 
 
Councilor McGee 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
 
Joyce Hoerling - thanked everyone involved in the Car Show.
 
Cody Wells & Michael Clevenger - addressed the Council and spoke on the need for safer bike lanes on Mellen Street.
 
3. Presentations
a. Lewis County Update - Commissioner Fund
 
Commissioner Fund updated the Council on Lewis County events and issues.
 
4. Reports
 
Councilor Luond - spoke on street complaints from citizens.
 
Councilor Abbarno - reported he attended the Young Professionals of Lewis County meeting, Music in the Park and spoke on being cautions when schools start back next week and volunteering in the classroom.
 
Councilor Staebler - reported she attended Music in the Park, Twin Transit, the Employee Recognition Lunch and requested an update on the Streetscape project.
 
Councilor McGee - had no report.
 
Councilor Barnes - had no report.
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt - reported he attended Music in the Park, Car Show and the Class of 1979 Reunion.
 
Mayor Coumbs - reported he attended the Employee Recognition lunch, the open houses at the new schools and the Car Show.
 
ML Norton - updated the Council on the Pole Replacement project.
 
Kim Ashmore - updated the Council on Alexander Avenue.
 
Rob Hill - updated the Council on the Greenwood Cemetery and the Streetscape Project.
 
5. Consent Agenda
a. Voucher Approval for August 27, 2019 #222577 - 222740 $1,674,711.73
b. Payroll Approval for August 20, 2019 #135886-135893 and direct deposits           
#39281-39371 $134,215.00              
c. Consideration of meeting minutes for July 23 & Aug 13, 2019 d. Consideration of bid award for Salzer Transmission Line $901,465.74
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
6. Consideration of a Resolution amending the Design and Development Guidelines
for street improvements on non-functionally classified right of ways that are entirely
within the Port Master Plan (PMP)
 
Community Development Director Emil Pierson and City Engineer Jan Stemkoski reviewed the amendments with the City Council.  Brief discussion followed.
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION AMENDING THE CITY OF CENTRALIA DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT GUIDELINES FOR STREET IMPROVEMENTS ON NON-FUNCTIONALLY CLASSIFIED RIGHT-OF-WAYS THAT ARE ENTIRELY WITHIN THE PORT MASTER PLAN (PMP)...motion PASSED...7-0.
7. Consideration of a Resolution declaring certain 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 FOR THE HIGHEST AND BEST PRICE...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
8. Executive Session to discuss Real Estate pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(b),  Potential Litigation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(ii) and City Manager's evaluation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110 (1)(g).  Expected to last approximately 40 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)(B), POTENTIAL LITIGATION PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1)(ii) AND CITY MANAGER'S EVALUATION PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110 (1)(G). EXPECTED TO LAST APPROXIMATELY 40 MINUTES WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
The Executive Session was called to order at 8:15 pm.  City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson was present.  The Executive Session was adjourned at 8:55 pm with nothing to report.
 
Adjournment
 
Mayor Coumbs adjourned the meeting at 8:55  pm.
 
Submitted By:
 
___________________________________
Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk
 
Approved By:
 
_________________________________
Lee Coumbs, Mayor
City of Centralia
 


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