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  City Council - Minutes     
Tuesday, March 09, 2021

Mayor Luond called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm. 
 
Attendance
 
Present: Mayor Luond, Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt, Councilor McGee, Councilor Staebler, Councilor Smith Johnston and Councilor Westley.  Councilor Cameron was in attendance remotely via WebEx.
 
Absent: None.
 
1. Approval of Agenda - As Presented
 
MAYOR PRO-TEM VOGT MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE THE AGENDA AS PRESENTED...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
2. Comments by the Public on Non Agenda Items
 
There were none.
 
3. Presentation
a. Centralia School Board Update - Lori Fast
 
Ms. Fast updated the Council on the upcoming school levy and their process on getting the secondary students back in the schools.
 
4. Reports
 
Councilor Cameron - reported she attended the Police District 2 meeting, toured the Trans Alta property and reported on CDA programs.
 
Councilor McGee - had no report.
 
Councilor Smith Johnston - thanked staff for their work during the virtual meetings and now with the new hybrid.  She updated the audience on the Learn, Run, Serve program and noted she met with Julio Rios, Executive Director of CIELO.
 
Councilor Staebler - reported that she was glad to be back in person, attended a portion of the Chehalis River Basin meeting tonight and has bee researching the Trans Alta property.
 
Councilor Westley - reported he met with the President and Vice President of Centralia College, met with Julio Rios of CIELO and will be touring the Trans Alta property tomorrow.  He added that he had registered for the Learn, Run, Serve program.
 
Mayor Pro-Tem Vogt - reported that he was happy to be back in person, attended the Police District 1 meeting, spoke on body cameras and spoke on Centralia schools and the levy.
 
Mayor Luond - welcomed everyone back to in person meetings and spoke on litter  pickup.  She read a letter into the record to Washington State Fish and Wildlife regarding the Trans Alta property.  Members of the Council noted they would like some modifications to the letter before it was mailed.  
 
Kim Ashmore & Rick Eaton - updated the Council on the Compost Program.
 
Bret Brodersen - reported on the recent bond issuance.
 
Rob Hill - reported on thanked staff for their work on the bond Issuance, met with Julio Rios of CIELO and he is scheduled for a presentation on April 13th.  He updated the Council on the United Learning Center.
 
5. Consent Agenda
a. Voucher Approval -March 9, 2021 #229714, 229720-229881 $659,006.56
b. Payroll Approval -March 5, 2021 #137038-137078 and direct deposits #44053-44221 $1,512,386.80
c. Consideration of meeting minutes for February 23, 2021
d. Consideration of a Consultant Agreement-NPDES Stormwater Permit Compliance $97,456.98
e. Consideration of a small works change order #1 $14,162.03 and final acceptance-Exit Feeder S-6 Salzer Substation -new final contract amount $87,619.01
f. Consideration to purchase a 2022 Kenworth Digger Derrick Line Truck $315,596.00
 
MAYOR PRO-TEM VOGT MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA  ...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
Adjournment
 
MAYOR PRO-TEM VOGT MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILOR MCGEE, TO ADJOURN THE MEETING AT 7:54 PM...motion PASSED...7-0.
 
Submitted By:
 
_______________________________
Deena Bilodeau, City Clerk
 
Approved By:
 
______________________________
Sue Luond, Mayor
City of Centralia


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