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Meeting Minutes: Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Type

Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

11/21/2016 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, November 21, 2016

City Hall, Windmill Village

 

 

 

1.         CALL REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER

 

Mayor Figueroa called the Regular Meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.

 

2.         ROLL CALL

 

Roll call was taken by the City Clerk as follows:

 

Councilmember Belleci

 

Present

Councilmember Grassi

 

Present

Councilmember McCluskey

 

Excused

Councilmember Nye

 

Present

Councilmember Worthington

 

Present (Arrived at 6:57 p.m.)

Mayor Pro Tem Keel

 

Present

Mayor Figueroa

 

Present

 

Staff Present:  City Manager Sugg, City Attorney Victor, Public Works, Parks & Facilities Director Cooper, Engineering and Capital Projects Director Ecklund, Paralegal Grover, Police Chief Blair, Executive Director/ACM Craig, Human Resources Manager Petorak, and City Clerk Genetia.

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Grassi, to excuse the absence of Councilmember McCluskey.

 

The motion carried.

 

3.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Councilmember Belleci led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

4.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Grassi, to approve the minutes of November 7, 2016 as submitted.

 

The motion carried.

 

5.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Keel, to approve the agenda. 

 

The motion carried.

 

6.         PRESENTATION

 

Representative Christine KilduffRepresentative Christine Kilduff of the 28th Legislative District, shared issues to be addressed at the upcoming legislative session in January 2017.  Among them are full and sustainable funding of public education, veterans and military affairs, budget outlook for 2017-2019, and the Public Records Act.  Representative Kilduff expressed her gratitude to Council for supporting the Boulevard of Remembrance initiative. 

7.         PUBLIC COMMENTS – None.

 

8.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

Councilmember Belleci requested that Item 8D be pulled for separate consideration.

 

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

A.    Receive and File:  Payroll for the period ending 10/31/16, dated 11/04/16, in the total amount of Two Hundred Seventy-Six Thousand Seven Hundred Fifty-Two and 23/100 Dollars ($276,752.23); Payroll for the period ending 11/15/16, dated 11/18/16, in the total amount of Two Hundred Two Thousand Three Hundred Eighty-Four and 88/100 Dollars ($202,384.88); Claims dated 11/15/16, check nos. 51978950 through 51979011, and wire nos. 10252016, 4626956, and 19297959, in the total amount of Two Million Eight Hundred Twenty Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety-Four and 45/100 Dollars ($2,820,794.45).

B.    Receive and File:  Undergrounding Report.

C.    Adopt a resolution approving an agreement between the City of University Place and University Place School District for a School Resource Officer.  (RESOLUTION NO. 822)

D.    Adopt a resolution approving a Lease of the University Place Senior Center to Community Connection Place, a Washington nonprofit corporation, and federal tax-exempt charitable organization. (PULLED FOR SEPARATE CONSIDERATION.)

 

The motion carried.

 

9.         COUNCIL COMMENTS/REPORTS

 

Mayor Pro Tem Keel reported that he and Councilmember Grassi attended the Pierce County Regional Council (PCRC) meeting in which the Growth Management Act and urban growth planning were discussed.

 

Mayor Figueroa reported that he attended the Safe Streets Conference and the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce meeting.

 

Councilmember Belleci reminded the residents of the Christmas Tree Lighting event on December 2 at 5:00 p.m.

 

City Manager Sugg provided additional details on the Christmas Tree Lighting and winter holiday events.  He also announced that the Regional Growth Center Subarea Planning Workshops have been rescheduled to December 13 and 14.  He invited the public to attend and provide input on phase one of the Regional Growth Center Subarea Planning work done by the City consultant.

 

8D.    Concerns were expressed that although Community Connection Place made a very good effort to address all concerns/issues raised at the last study session, the level of detail with regard to the group’s financial capacity is still somewhat incomplete.  Other alternatives/potential users for the Senior Center were briefly discussed.

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Grassi, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Keel, to adopt a resolution approving a Lease of the University Place Senior Center to Community Connection Place, a Washington nonprofit corporation, and federal tax-exempt charitable organization.

 

Roll Call Vote:

 

Councilmember Belleci

 

No

Councilmember Nye

 

Yes

Mayor Figueroa

 

Yes

Mayor Pro Tem Keel

 

Yes

Councilmember Grassi

 

Yes

Councilmember Worthington

 

No

 

The motion passed 4 to 2.  (RESOLUTION NO. 823)

 

The City Council concluded its business meeting at 7:25 p.m. and recessed to study session.

 

STUDY SESSION

 

10.      UNIVERSITY PLACE REFUSE

 

Human Resources Manager Petorak presented an ordinance that would amend the existing Franchise Agreements with University Place Refuse and Harold Lemay Enterprises to streamline the process for implementation of the annual contractual required rate adjustments.  The Franchisees will continue to bring any other proposed changes to the Agreement to Council as needed.

 

Staff was directed to bring back the proposed ordinance for Council consideration.

 

11.      PUBLIC WORKS CODE AMENDMENTS

 

Engineering and Capital Projects Director Ecklund presented a summary of the proposed changes to Title 13 (Public Works Code) and Title 19 (Zoning Code).  The Public Works Code establishes the standards for construction, improvement and maintenance of the City’s transportation, storm drainage facilities, utilities, grading and clearing, as well as emergency vehicle access standards and related amenities. 

 

Discussion followed with regard to temporary right-of-way signs, street banner sizes and allowed locations.  A second study session will be scheduled to allow further discussion.  Councilmembers were encouraged to submit their concerns/questions that they want staff to address at the next study session.

 

12.      LOT 12 PURCHASE AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT

 

City Attorney Victor presented the proposed Development Agreement between the City and SEB, Inc. for Lot 12 of the Town Center.  Lot 12 is located on the east side of Bridgeport Way (the former Briarview Apartments).  The proposed development is a mixed-use building with approximately 10,000 square feet of commercial retail space and approximately 125 market rate residential units.  Under the Agreement, the City will receive $15.00 per square foot for the property.  He noted that this is a full SEB, Inc. project with no public participation.  The draft Agreement is substantially unchanged from the previously approved Development Agreements with SEB for Town Center Lots 8 and 10. 

 

Staff was directed to bring back the proposed resolution for Council consideration.

 

13.     ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:52 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

 

 

 

MeetingID

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20161121-0734 

Meeting Type / Meeting Date

42695/Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda-20161121-0907 

Ordinances

 

Resolutions

Resolution:822-19020401-822; Resolution:823-19020402-823 
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