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Meeting Minutes: Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Type

Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

10/2/2017 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, October 2, 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

 

Excused

Councilmember Worthington

 

Present   

Mayor Pro Tem Keel

 

Present   

Mayor Figueroa

 

Present

 

Staff Present:  City Manager Sugg, City Attorney Kaser, Executive Director/ACM Craig, Police Chief Blair,  Public Safety Administrator Hales, Human Resources Manager Petorak, Principal Planner Briske, Finance Director Blaisdell, Communications/I.T. Manager Seesz, and City Clerk Genetia.

 

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

 

The motion carried.

 

3.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Mayor Figueroa led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

4.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember Belleci, seconded by Councilmember McCluskey, to approve the minutes of September 18, 2017 as submitted.

 

The motion carried.

 

5.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

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

 

The motion carried.

 

6.         PRESENTATIONS

 

Charles Wright Academy – Matt Culberson, Head of School of Charles Wright Academy presented an overview of the school’s academic history, educational mission and core values.

 

Certificate of Recognition - Mayor Figueroa presented Mr. Culberson with a Certificate of Recognition in celebration of Charles Wright Academy’s 60th anniversary.  

 

7.         PUBLIC COMMENTS – The following individuals provided comment: David Harrowe, 4616 79th Avenue Court West; and Jill Peters, 7621 27th Street West.

 

8.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

A.    Receive and File:  Payroll for the period ending 09/15/17, dated 09/20/17, in the total amount of Two Hundred Twenty-Three Thousand Six Hundred Five and 21/100 Dollars ($223,605.21); Claims dated 09/29/17, check nos. 51980352 through 51980433, wire transfers 289515 and 21497920, in the total amount of One Million Four Hundred Eight-Five Thousand One Hundred Eight and 97/100 Dollars ($1,485,108.97); and Claims dated 09/29/17, check nos. 51980434 through 51980443, in the total amount of Nine Thousand Four Hundred Seventy-Three and 84/00 ($9,473.84) .

B.    Authorize the City Manager to execute a contract amendment with The Haddow Group, LLC to increase the contract amount not to exceed $50,000.00 to provide building inspector services.

 

The motion carried.

 

9.        CITY MANAGER AND COUNCIL COMMENTS/REPORTS

 

City Manager Sugg informed the Council of upcoming City and community events.

 

Mayor Figueroa recognized Mayor Pro Tem Keel for successfully completing the Association of Washington Cities’ (AWC) Certificate of Municipal Leadership and Advanced Certificate of Municipal Leadership training program.

 

Councilmember Belleci reported on the status of Puget Sound Regional Council’s draft legislation on the Regional Framework Update.  She requested that a study session be scheduled at the end of October so that Council can review the proposed changes to the draft legislation and provide direction to staff.

 

Mayor Pro Tem Keel updated Council on a number of statewide initiatives that the Association of Washington Cities are working on.  

 

STUDY SESSION

 

10.      CLICK! NETWORK FRANCHISE AGREEMENT

 

Communications/I.T. Manager Seesz provided an overview on the proposed 10-year franchise agreement with Click! Network. She highlighted the key provisions of the proposed franchise as well as the negotiated changes made to the agreement. 

 

Questions were raised with regard to the objectives of the franchise, maximum term of the franchise, outlet appropriation, complaint history log, and audit.

 

Staff was directed to bring forth an ordinance granting the extension of the franchise agreement for consideration under the consent agenda at the next scheduled Council meeting, along with information on the maximum amount of time associated with the franchise term and the log of complaints.

 

11.      LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL:  AMENDMENTS TO THE LEGISLATIVE ADVISORY COMMISSION ORDINANCE

 

City Attorney Kaser presented a legislative proposal submitted by Mayor Figueroa and Mayor Pro Tem Keel as a follow-up to the September 18, 2017 joint meeting with the City Commissions.  One of the issues that were raised during the discussion was related to the scope of delegated authority.   The legislative proposal offers to amend Ordinance No. 692 to broaden the authority of the City Commissions to undertake tasks on matters pending before them. 

 

Discussion followed, after which, language amendments were proposed to further clarify/define intent and scope of the delegated authority.  Staff was directed to bring forth an ordinance reflecting these changes for Council consideration.

 

12.      ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:57 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

 

 

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Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20171002-0734 

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