CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE
Regular Meeting of the City Council
Monday, April 1, 2013
City Hall, Windmill Village
1. CALL REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER
Mayor Grassi called the Regular Meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
2. ROLL CALL AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Roll call was taken by the City Clerk as follows:
Councilmember Belleci Present
Councilmember Choiniere Present
Councilmember Figueroa Present
Councilmember Keel Present (arrived at 6:33 p.m.)
Councilmember Nye Present
Mayor Pro Tem McCluskey Present
Mayor Grassi Present
Staff present: City Manager Sugg, Executive Director/ACM Craig, City Attorney Victor, Parks, Recreation and Public Works Director Cooper, Police Chief Blair, Paralegal Grover, Parks & Recreation Manager Smith, Assistant Finance Director Blaisdell, and City Clerk Genetia.
Councilmember Choiniere led the pledge of allegiance.
3. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
MOTION: By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Choiniere, to approve the minutes of March 4, 2013 as submitted.
The motion carried.
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA
MOTION: By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Figueroa, to approve the agenda.
The motion carried.
Announcement and Introduction – Mayor Grassi announced the appointment of Jim Sharp as the new Fire Chief of West Pierce Fire & Rescue.
Pierce County Sheriff’s Department Annual Awards – Police Chief Blair recognized Deputy Doug Shook, Sgt. Glen Carpenter, and Deputy Chris Rather as recipients of the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department Annual Awards. Chief Blair applauded their individual acts of courage and commitment, and dedication to duty.
Curtis High School Partnership – Parks and Recreation Manager Smith recognized University Place School District for its commitment to the community and its collaboration with the City to provide facilities and resources for parks and recreation programs. He also recognized Terry Jenks and Shelly Nyegaard for their dedication in finding recreation opportunities for the community.
Curtis High School Basketball State Championship – Mayor Grassi presented a proclamation to the Curtis High School 2013 Varsity Boys Basketball team in recognition of its hard work, sportsmanship and inspired team play. Curtis High School’s Boys Basket team won the South Puget Sound League Championship, the West Central District III Championship, the WIAA Region 3 Championship, and ultimately the 2013 WIAA 4A State Championship.
Proclamation – Mayor Grassi presented a proclamation to Michael Kagan in recognition o his goodwill, turning his passion for baseball into an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others.
6. PUBLIC COMMENTS – None.
7. COUNCIL/COMMISSION COMMENT
Council Comments - Councilmember Belleci reported on the Pierce County Regional Council (PCRC) meeting that she and Councilmember Choiniere attended. She also provided Council with an updated list of PCRC representatives and committee members.
Mayor Grassi reported that he and City Manager Sugg attended the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department Annual Awards ceremony.
8. CITY MANAGER’S REPORT
City Manager Sugg reported on the first quarter commercial and residential permit activities and showed renderings of the Green Firs retail building that will replace the old Shari’s building.
9A-9D. CONSENT AGENDA
MOTION: By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Figueroa, to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:
A. Receive and File: Payroll for the period ending 02/15/13, signed and dated 02/27/13, check nos. 317384 through 317404, and wires in the total amount of One Hundred Eighty-Four Thousand Three Hundred Forty-Six and 53/100 ($184,346.53); Claims dated 02/28/13, signed 02/27/13, check nos. 47959 through 48026, check no. 47973 voided, in the total amount of One Hundred Ninety-Eight Thousand Seven Hundred Eleven and 09/100 Dollars ($198,711.09); Payroll for the period ending 03/18/13, signed and dated 03/14/13, check nos. 317405 through 317428, and wires in the total amount of Two Hundred Fifty-Four Thousand Three Hundred Ninety-Three and 39/100 Dollars ($254,393.39); Claims dated 02/27/13, signed 03/14/13, check no. 48027, in the total amount of Seven Thousand Eight Hundred Forty-Seven and 31/100 ($7,847.31); and Claims dated 03/15/13, signed 03/14/13, check nos. 48028 through 48093, in the total amount of Six Hundred Fifty-Three Thousand Six Hundred Thirty-Four and 21/100 Dollars ($653,634.21).
B. Receive and File: 2012 Fourth Quarter Financial Report.
C. Receive and File: National Day of Remembrance Proclamation.
D. Approve application for renewal of Liquor License for Taqueria El Antojo.
E. Approve new application for Liquor License for Albertson’s #467 (new corporate entity).
F. Adopt a resolution declaring certain equipment surplus and authorizing its sale. (RESOLUTION NO. 716)
G. Pass an ordinance granting a two-year extension of Ordinance No. 367, the City’s nonexclusive franchise to the City of Tacoma Department of Public Utilities, Light Division, Click! Network, to provide cable television services. (ORDINANCE NO. 620)
H. Adopt a resolution approving a list of City supported events for 2013. (RESOLUTION NO. 717)
The motion carried.
10. NARROWS MARINA PHASED MASTER SITE PLAN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT
Staff Report - City Attorney Victor presented a proposed resolution approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City of University Place and the City of Tacoma for the joint review and permitting of development within Narrows Marina. The Interlocal Agreement is a tool for the two agencies to work together to avoid separate, duplicate and unnecessary review and permitting process.
Public Comment – None.
Council Consideration – MOTION: By Councilmember Choiniere, seconded by Councilmember Belleci, to adopt a resolution approving an Interlocal Agreement between the City of University Place and City of Tacoma for Narrows Marina permitting.
The motion carried. (RESOLUTION NO. 718)
11. MAYOR’S REPORT – None.
The meeting adjourned at 7:05 p.m. No other action was taken.