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Meeting Minutes: Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Type

Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

4/3/2017 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, April 3, 2017

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

 

Present 

Councilmember Nye

 

Present

Councilmember Worthington

 

Present

Mayor Pro Tem Keel

 

Present

Mayor Figueroa

 

Present

 

Staff Present:  City Manager Sugg, City Attorney Victor, Planning & Development Services Director Swindale, Principal Planner Boers, Engineering & Capital Projects Director Ecklund, Public Works, Parks & Facilities Director Cooper, and City Clerk Genetia.

 

3.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Mayor Pro Tem Keel led the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

4.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Grassi, seconded by Councilmember Belleci, to approve the minutes of March 6, 2017 and March 20, 2017 as submitted. 

 

The motion carried.

 

5.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

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

 

The motion carried.

 

6.         PUBLIC COMMENTS – The following individuals provided comment: Christy Stanley, 7621 27th Street West; Jill Peters, 7621 27th Street West; David Harrowe, 4616 79th Avenue Court West; Dennis Flann, 2623 Lemons Beach Road; and Edward Wood, 6406 46th Street Court West.

 

7.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

Councilmember Worthington requested that Item 7D be pulled for separate consideration.

 

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

A.    Receive and File:  Claims dated 03/31/17, check nos. 51979574 through 51979639 in the total amount of Nine Hundred Thirty-Four Thousand Two Hundred Thirty-Seven and 46/100 Dollars ($934,237.46).

B.    Adopt a resolution approving Amendment No. 3 to the Professional Services Agreement with Gray & Osborne, Inc. to add construction management services for the Soundview/Brookside Storm Drainage Project. (RESOLUTION NO. 835)

C.    Authorize the purchase of LED Christmas decorations for City streets in the amount of Thirty-Seven Thousand Three Hundred Forty-Three and 84/100 Dollars, including sales tax and freight, and authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

D.    Authorize the purchase of a Tymco Regenerative Air Sweeper on State Contract #02613 in the amount of Two Hundred Forty-Eight Thousand Six Hundred Seven and 74/100 Dollars ($248,607.74), including sales tax, and authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents. (Pulled for separate consideration.)

 

The motion carried.

 

Councilmember Worthington raised some questions with regard to the cost and funding of this purchase.

 

Public Works Director Cooper stated that the request is for a replacement of a 2004 street sweeper and will be funded by Storm Water Funds (50%) and General Fund (50%).  He indicated that the existing street sweeper will become surplus and will be auctioned out. The equipment is five years over its expected life.

 

Item 7D - MOTION:  By Councilmember Grassi, seconded by Councilmember Worthington, to authorize the purchase of a Tymco Regenerative Air Sweeper on State Contract #02613 in the amount of Two Hundred Forty-Eight Thousand Six Hundred Seven and 74/100 Dollars ($248,607.74), including sales tax, and authorize the City Manager to execute all necessary documents.

 

The motion carried.

 

COUNCIL CONSIDERATION

 

8.         LARSON LANE PHASE I PROJECT BID AWARD

 

Staff ReportCity Engineer Ecklund recommended awarding the bid for the Larson Lane Phase I project to Reed Trucking and Excavating, Inc. who submitted the lowest responsive, responsible bid of the seven received by the City, in the amount of $439,796.30.

This project includes the construction of approximately 560 lineal feet of new road, including but not limited to grading, paving, a water main, storm drainage improvements, street lighting, joint utility trench, curbs and gutters.  This project is funded through Traffic Impact Fee (TIF) funds.

 

Public Comment – None.

 

Council Consideration MOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Nye, to authorize the City Manager to award the Larson Lane Phase I project to Reed Trucking & Excavation, Inc., in the amount of $439,796.30 and execute all necessary documents.  

 

The motion carried. 

 

9.         CIRQUE/SUNSET TO 83RD STREET IMPROVEMENT PROJECT BID AWARD

 

Staff ReportCity Engineer Ecklund recommended awarding the bid for the Cirque Drive West Street Improvement project to Hoffman Construction who submitted the lowest responsive, responsible bid of the six received by the City, in the amount of $194,184.00.

This project includes the construction of curbs, gutters, sidewalks, bike lanes, street lights and storm drainage improvements.  This project is funded 86.5% through State grant and has received State concurrence of award.

 

Public Comment – None.

Council ConsiderationMOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Grassi, to authorize the City Manager to award the Cirque Drive West Street Improvements project to Hoffman Construction in the amount of $194,184.00 and execute all necessary documents.

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The motion carried. 

 

10.      COUNCIL COMMENTS/REPORTS

 

Councilmember Keel provided Councilmembers with Pierce Transit’s monthly report to the Board of Commissioners.

 

Councilmember Belleci reflected on UP for Arts’ last event and invited the community to UP for Arts upcoming spring concert.

 

Councilmember Grassi recognized the Public Works crew for the new City gateway signage on 40th Street.

 

Councilmember Worthington reported that the Senate and House budgets seem to reflect reasonably well for municipalities with a number of city-related funding opportunities.

 

The City Council concluded its business meeting at 7:06 p.m. and recessed to study session thereafter.

 

STUDY SESSION

 

11.      PLANNING COMMISSION’S RECOMMENDATION ON MARIJUANA ZONING

 

Planning and Development Services Director Swindale reviewed and discussed the proposed amendments recommended by the Planning Commission that could be added to the development regulations to allow marijuana uses in the City should Council decide to lift the ban.  The proposed code revisions would allow only State-licensed and regulated marijuana retailer outlets in the mixed-use zone subject to a conditional use permit.

 

Recommended changes to the City’s Zoning Code text provisions would include adopting the definitions in WAC 314-55-010 and RCW 69.50.101; adding a description of a Marijuana Retail Outlet, Marijuana Processor and Marijuana Producers in the Commercial Use Types, Use Category and Use Table; and adding references relating to development standards on marijuana-related uses (Purpose, Limitations, and Marijuana Cooperatives) in the Use Tables Notes.

 

Council requested a second study session to discuss medical marijuana cooperative regulations and to review marijuana-related law enforcement data.

 

The above recommendation is a result of the Council’s directive to the Planning Commission to review Municipal Code provisions regarding zoning and development conditions which would apply to State-licensed and regulated marijuana uses, if the Council chose to allow such uses in the City, and to provide recommendations to the City Council.

 

12.      ZONING TEXT AMENDMENT – FRED AXE APPLICATION

 

Principal Planner Boers presented the proponent’s (Fred Axe) application to modify UPMC 19.25.110 Use Tables, by adding single-family/duplex housing as a permitted use in the Neighborhood Commercial zone.  The proposed zoning text amendment would allow the applicant, as well as 20 other existing detached single-family dwellings located within the Bridgeport Way and 27th Street Neighborhood Commercial zone area, to convert nonresidential buildings to their original single-family or duplex housing use.  These were originally permitted and constructed as single-family or duplex housing and subsequently converted to nonresidential use. 

 

The Planning Commission recommends approval of the proposed zoning text amendment based on its findings outlined in Resolution No. 2017-01.  

 

Council directed staff to bring forth the proposed zoning text amendment for Council consideration.  

 

13.      PLANNING COMMISSION’S RECOMMENDATION ON 54TH STREET AND BRIDGEPORT PLAN MAP AMENDMENT

 

Principal Planner Boers introduced the City’s proposal to change the land use designation from Low Density Residential to Mixed Use-Office, and a Zoning Map amendment to change the zoning classification from Residential 2 to Mixed Use-Office, for a 0.48 acre site located at the southwest corner of 54th Street and Bridgeport Way West (parcel nos. 4260000151 and 4260000152).

 

The City Council adopted Resolution No. 821, directing the Planning Commission to review a City-initiated proposed rezone of the vacant residential parcels at the corner of 54th and Bridgeport Way to allow for commercial use.  The owner of the property expressed support of amending the zoning to Mixed Use-Office which would allow for construction of administrative and professional offices, and potentially other uses, including attached single-family units that could be located above ground floor commercial office uses.

 

The Planning Commission, after review of the proposal and consideration of the public’s comment, recommended denial of the amendments to Council.

 

A public hearing on the matter will take place on April 17, 2017, after which the Council will make its final consideration.

 

14.      ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:59 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

 

 

MeetingID

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20170403-0937 

Meeting Type / Meeting Date

42828/Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda-20170403-0916 

Ordinances

 

Resolutions

Resolution:835-19020414-835 
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