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Meeting Minutes: Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Type

Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

5/18/2015 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, May 18, 2015

City Hall, Windmill Village

 

 

 

1.         CALL REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER

 

Mayor McCluskey 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 Grassi                          Present

            Councilmember Keel                             Present

            Councilmember Nye                              Present

            Councilmember Worthington                  Present

            Mayor Pro Tem Figueroa                       Present

            Mayor McCluskey                                 Present

 

Staff Present:  City Manager Sugg, City Attorney Victor, Planning and Development Services Director Swindale, Assistant City Engineer Avcular, Police Chief Blair and City Clerk Genetia.

 

Councilmember Grassi led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Mayor McCluskey called for a moment of silence in remembrance of the men and women who have died in military service, Nepal earthquake victims and military rescue workers.

 

3.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Figueroa, to approve the minutes of January 31, 2105 and May 4, 2015 as submitted.

 

The motion carried.

 

4.     APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Grassi, to approve the agenda.

 

The motion carried.

 

5.         PRESENTATIONS

 

16th Combat Aviation Brigade – Mayor McCluskey presented a proclamation to Col. Paul Mele, Commander of the 16th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB), in recognition its support and partnership with the City. Colonel Mele presented Mayor McCluskey with an American flag flown in the “Operation Enduring Freedom” combat in Afghanistan by the City’s partner unit, along with other tokens of appreciation for the City’s unwavering support of the 16th CAB.

 

At 6:55 p.m., the City Council took a ten minute break.  The regular meeting reconvened at 7:12 p.m.

 

Building Safety Month Proclamation – Mayor McCluskey presented Planning and Development Services Director Swindale with a proclamation recognizing May 2015 as Building Safety Month and acknowledged the City’s code administrators, officials and inspectors for the vital services they perform and their exemplary dedication to the community.

 

Pierce County Sheriff’s SWAT Team - Police Chief Blair introduced Sergeant Berry of the Pierce County Sheriff Department’s SWAT Team. Sergeant Berry presented information on services provided by the unit, its mission and capabilities.  The SWAT Team will be part of the U.S. Open event contingency response.

 

6.         PUBLIC COMMENTS – The following individual provided comment:  Bunny Nance, 5818 75th Avenue Court West.

 

At 7:38 p.m., a motion was made and was carried to extend the meeting to 8:30 p.m.

 

7.         COUNCIL COMMENTS/REPORTS

 

Councilmember Keel shared concerns about potential impacts to revenues of local cities and encouraged citizens to reach out to legislators for support.

 

Councilmember Worthington shared information on the Historical Society’s Garden Tour, Andy Frain’s hiring of City residents for the U.S. Open, and his attendance at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Armed Forces Day event. 

 

8.         CITY MANAGER’S REPORT

 

City Manager Sugg reported on the grand opening of Whole Foods Market.

 

9.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Grassi, seconded by Councilmember Keel, to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:

 

A.    Receive and File:  Payroll for the period ending 05/15/15, signed and dated 05/14/15, in the total amount of One Hundred Eighty-Eight Thousand Nine Hundred Ninety-Four and 60/100 Dollars ($188,994.60); Claims dated 05/15/15, signed 05/14/15, check nos. 51976325 through 51976394, in the total amount of Two Million One Hundred Forty-Six Thousand Four Hundred Twenty-Four and 02/100 Dollars ($2,146,424.02).

B.    Adopt a resolution authorizing the purchase of real property in the amount of $11,900 from the City of Tacoma over a portion of parcel #0220101047 for the Bridgeport Way Phase 5 project and authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.  (RESOLUTION NO. 781)

 

The motion carried.

 

COUNCIL CONSIDERATION

 

10.      44TH STREET SAFE ROUTES TO SCHOOL BID AWARD

 

Staff Report – Assistant City Engineer Avcular recommended awarding the bid for the 44th Street Safe Routes to School project to Stan Palmer Construction, Inc. who submitted the lowest responsive, responsible bid of the six received by the City in the amount of $699,679.00.

 

This project includes the construction/installation of sidewalks, bike lanes, curb, gutter, storm drainage improvements, landscaping, irrigation, and on the north side of 44th Street West from Bridgeport Way West to 67th Avenue West. This project is funded through a grant from the Federal Highway Administration which covers 86.5% of the construction cost.  The local match is programmed in the City’s current budget.

 

Public Comment – None.

 

Council Consideration MOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Keel, to authorize the City Manager to award the 44th Street Safe Routes to School project to Stan Palmer Construction, Inc. in the amount of $699,679.00 and execute all necessary contract documents.

 

The motion carried.

 

11.          MAYOR’S REPORT – Mayor McCluskey reported on her legislative attendance to request transit facility funds for the City, and her and Councilmember Keel’s attendance at the National Day of Prayer observance at Market Square.  She announced the upcoming Tacoma Narrows Rotary meeting, and the U.S. Open public meeting being held to address residents’ questions and concerns. She intends to provide a presentation to address the state of the City’s recreation program.

 

12.      ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:03 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

MeetingID

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20150518-0703 

Meeting Type / Meeting Date

42142/Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda-20150518-0837 

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Resolutions

Resolution:781-19020219-781 
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