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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Mayor Luond called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.
 
Pledge of Allegiance 
 
Mayor Luond led the pledge of allegiance.
 
Attendance
 
Present: Mayor Luond, Mayor Pro-Tem Abbarno, Councilor Vogt, Councilor Staebler Councilor McGee, Councilor Smith Johnston and Councilor Cameron.
 
Absent: None.
 
1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented
 
COUNCILOR ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA WITH THE ADDITION OF ADDING ITEM 3B- TWIN TRANSIT UPDATE; AND ITEM #11 - EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS REAL ESTATE PURSUANT TO RCW 42.30.110(1)  EXPECTED TO LAST APPROXIMATELY 15 MINUTES WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER ...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
IS Manager Marc Baine gave a brief update on the upgrade of the equipment used to live stream and record the meetings.
 
2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items
 
Steve Kopa, Galvin, addressed the Council and spoke on litter pick up in Centralia.
 
Peter Lahmann, Centralia, addressed the Council and noted that the next Lewis County Historic Museum meeting would be on March 17th. 
 
3. Presentations
a. Lewis County Update - Commissioner Fund
 
Commissioner Fund addressed the Council and spoke on County issues.
 
b. Twin Transit
 
Joe Clark and Andrea Culletto addressed the Council and updated them on all that has been happening with Twin Transit.
 
4. Reports
 
Councilor Vogt - reported he attended the Southwest Clean Air meeting and read to kids at Edison School for World Read Aloud Day. 
 
Councilor Smith Johnston - reported she has been meeting with staff as a part of her orientation and invited everyone to the Chamber after Hours for the Boys and Girls Club. 
 
Councilor McGee - invited everyone interested to attend the Young Professionals meeting tomorrow night.
 
Councilor Cameron - reported she attended the Centralia Downtown Association meeting.
 
Councilor Staebler - reported she attended the Interagency Summit for Twin Transit and the Centralia Downtown Association meeting. 
 
Mayor Pro-tem Abbarno - reported he participated in World Read Aloud Day and the Polar Plunge where they raised $6,000.  He presented Chief Nielsen with a banner signed by the participants.
 
Mayor Luond - reported she attended a Trans Ala Information meeting and the Lewis County Mayor's meeting.
 
Kim Ashmore - reported on the streetscape project. 
 
Rob Hill - reported that there will be workshops on February 25 (Code Enforcement/Nuisance Abatement, March 3 (Homelessness) and March 10 (Comprehensive Plan) all at 6:00 pm.
 
5. Consent Agenda
a. Voucher Approval February 11, 2020 #224783-224932 $581,708.82
b. Payroll Approval February 5, 2020 #136254-136329 and direct deposits
#40685-40854 $1,509,167.53
c. Consideration of meeting minutes for January 28, 2020
d. Consideration of a Professional Service Agreement for lead and asbestos at 1222 St. Helens $6,345.00
e. Consideration of a Professional Services Agreement for Tree Inventory and Risk Assessment of parks and downtown area $6,500.00
f. Consideration of a Consultant Agreement to complete the right of way services for the Harrison/Johnson to Galvin project $151,000.00
g. Consideration of a Lease Agreement for property located at 305 E Summa for a lay-down area for the Salzer Substation and Transmission Line project materials $4,900.00
h. Consideration of a Lease with the Twin Cities Sports Commission at the Train Depot
 
MAYOR PRO-TEM ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.
6. Consideration of City Council Committee appointment
 
MAYOR PRO-TEM ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE,  TO APPROVE THE CITY COUNCIL COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
7. Consideration on first reading of an ordinance amending CMC Chapter 20.66 - 
Special Uses
 
Community Development Director Emil Pierson, Planning Commission Chair Jakob McGhie and Planning Commission Vice Chair Norm Chapman addressed the Council and reviewed the proposed ordinance.  After a brief discussion,
 
COUNCILOR STAEBLER MOVED, SECONDED BY MAYOR PRO-TEM ABBARNO, TO POSTPONE THIS ITEM TO THE FEBRUARY 25, 2020 CITY COUNCIL MEETING...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
8. Consideration on first reading of an ordinance amending CMC Chapter 13.04.105 -
Policy for Electric Service
 
City Attorney Shannon Murphy-Olson and City Light Director M.L. Norton addressed the Council and reviewed the proposed ordinance. 
 
MAYOR PRO-TEM ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CENTRALIA MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 13.04.105 (POLICY FOR ELECTRIC SERVICE) AND REPEALING THOSE SECTIONS IN CONFLICT HEREWITH...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
9. Consideration on second reading of an ordinance adopting the 2020 Washington State 
Standard Specifications for Road, Bridge and Municipal Construction
 
MAYOR PRO-TEM ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CENTRALIA MUNICIPAL CODE SECTION 14.24.010   STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS FOR ROAD, BRIDGE AND MUNICIPAL CONSTRUCTION   DOCUMENTS ADOPTED BY REFERENCE AND REPEALING THOSE SECTIONS IN CONFLICT HEREWITH...motion PASSED...7-0.
10. Consideration on second reading of an ordinance vacating Brotherson Road
 
MAYOR PRO-TEM ABBARNO MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE ON SECOND READING AN ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE VACATING BROTHERSON ROAD FROM W.H. LONG ROAD TO THE WESTERNMOST TERMINUS...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
11. Executive Session to discuss Real Estate pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1) .
 
MAYOR PRO-TEM 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 15 MINUTES WITH NOTHING TO REPORT AFTER...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
Mayor Luond called the Executive Session to order at 8:50 pm.  The Executive Session was adjourned at 9:05 pm with nothing to report.
 
Adjournment
 
Mayor Luond adjourned the meeting at 9:05 pm.
 
Submitted By: 
 
 
_________________________________ Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk
Approved By:
 
 
 
 
______________________________
Sue Luond, Mayor
City of Centralia
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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