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Meeting Minutes: Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Type

Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

1/4/2016 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, January 4, 2016

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, Public Works & Parks Director Cooper, Communications/IT Manager Seesz, Development Services Director Swindale, Executive Director/ACM Craig, Police Chief Blair, and City Clerk Genetia.

 

Councilmember Worthington led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

3.         OATH OF OFFICE

 

The Honorable Judge Blinn administered the Oath of Office to re-elected Councilmembers Keel, Nye and Belleci. 

 

Before Mayor McCluskey opened the floor for the election of new officers, she thanked the City Council and City staff for their support during her tenure as Mayor and for the opportunity, privilege and honor to represent the citizens of University Place. 

 

4.         ELECTION OF MAYOR

 

Mayor Pro Tem Figueroa was unanimously elected as Mayor.

 

5.         ELECTION OF MAYOR PRO TEM

 

Councilmember Keel was unanimously elected as Mayor Pro Tem.

 

6.         MAYOR’S REMARKS – NEWLY ELECTED

 

Newly elected Mayor Figueroa thanked his peers for the privilege and honor of being elected as Mayor. He congratulated newly elected Mayor Pro Tem Keel and re-elected Councilmembers Belleci, Nye and Keel.  Moreover, he expressed his gratitude to outgoing Mayor McCluskey for her hard work, dedication and outstanding leadership.  On behalf of Councilmembers, City staff and the community, he presented her with an engraved gavel recognizing her service as Mayor for the last two years.

 

In closing, newly elected Mayor Figueroa also thanked the City commissions for their community service, and the City staff for their tireless effort in keeping the City safe, clean and fun to live in.

 

7.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Grassi, to approve the minutes of December 8, 2015 as submitted.

 

The motion carried.

 

8.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

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

 

The motion carried.

 

9.         PUBLIC COMMENTS – None.

 

10.      COUNCIL COMMENTS/REPORTS

 

Councilmember McCluskey informed the public of the Seahawks 12th Man spirit contest. The winner will be recognized during a Council meeting.

 

Councilmember Grassi congratulated the newly elected officers and thanked outgoing Mayor McCluskey for her service. He also thanked the business community who participated in the annual Light UP.

 

Councilmember Worthington too thanked outgoing Mayor McCluskey for her efforts in building a sense of community and for integrating a whole host of approaches that made the Council feel more knitted together.

 

11.      CITY MANAGER’S REPORT – City Manager Sugg stated that he looks forward to building upon the progress of 2015 and making 2016 a great year.

 

12.      CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

 

A.    Receive and File:  Payroll for the period ending 11/30/15, signed and dated 12/16/15, in the total amount of Two Hundred Fifty-Eight Thousand One Hundred Eighty-Seven and 28/100 Dollars ($258,187.28); Claims dated 12/15/15, signed 12/16/15, check nos. 51977332 through 51977434 and wire transfer 16815872, in the total amount of One Million Thirty Thousand Six Hundred Fifty and 42/100 Dollars ($1,030,650.42).

 

The motion carried.

 

13.      ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 6:53 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

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Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20160104-0743 

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42373/Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

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Regular Meeting Agenda-20160104-0927 

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