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Meeting Type

Special Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

6/11/2018 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Special Meeting of the City Council

Monday, June 11, 2018

City Hall, Windmill Village

 

 

 

1.         CALL SPECIAL MEETING TO ORDER

 

Mayor Pro Tem Belleci called the Special Meeting to order at 5:05 p.m.

 

Attendance was noted by the City Clerk as follows:  Mayor Pro Tem Belleci, Councilmember McCluskey, Councilmember Nye, Councilmember Worthington, Councilmember Figueroa, Councilmember Grassi, and Mayor Keel (arrived at 6:18 p.m.).

 

Staff:  City Manager Sugg, Executive Director/ACM Faison, City Attorney Kaser, Executive Director/ACM Craig, Planning and Development Services Director Swindale, Finance Director Blaisdell, Public Works, Parks & Facilities Director Cooper, Engineering and Capital Projects Director Ecklund, Communications /I.T. Manager Seesz, Human Resources Manager Petorak, Police Chief Blair and City Clerk Genetia

 

Facilitator:  Michael Pendleton, Ph.D.

 

2.         2019-2020 COUNCIL GOALS AND OUTCOMES WORKSHOP

 

Executive Director Faison provided an overview and discussed the information provided by staff with regard to the 2019-2020 list of goals and outcomes and clarified the budget perspective on those goals.  Dr. Pendleton explained the process on how the goals and outcomes will be ranked/prioritized.

 

The following lists the prioritization of the 2019-2020 Council Goals and Outcomes:

 

2019-2020 COUNCIL GOALS AND OUTCOMES

TOTAL

1.     A targeted business retention/recruitment strategy, complete a Strength, Weakness, Opportunities and Threats (SWOT) analysis of priorities:

-   Business that can thrive with U.P.’s geographic, social and quality of life assets.

-   Select businesses types that have the optimum ratio between tax revenue and the cost to provide local government services to that business type.

-   Use the U.P. Business SWOT Analysis to prioritize business types in certain zoning districts in the overlay district and other zoning actions.

-   Consider optimum tax to cost of service impacts in the SEPA process when applicable so that certain high return business construction impacts are balanced with their long term positive net cost for government services.

§  Further develop strategies to market “Opportunity Properties.”  Pay particular attention to attracting mid-sized employers looking to be near the boom in King County.

93

2.     Implement an electronic citizens/public communications strategy.

§ Virtual communication and social media.

§ Complete and implement e-communication to the public.

§ Complete/enhance what we have, create new e-platforms.

§ Develop a comprehensive communication strategy and implement by end of year.

91

3.     Hold citywide 25-year celebration that will highlight accomplishments and solicit future needs/expectations. 

§ U.P. Citizens involved in a meaningful way to recraft the community vision for the next long-term planning horizon. (Comp Plan update)

86

4.     Conduct a detailed review of public safety needs with commission, community, and business input and develop a long-range planning document.

79

5.     Complete and implement action plans for the Subarea Plans.

66

6.     Unneeded City property sold, returning it to tax paying purposes.

63

7.     Explore partnering with UPSD to do an advisory bond measure to hire additional police officers for school and neighborhood safety.

55

8.     Increase strategic reserves 1% each budget cycle until reserves reach a best practice standard of 13% of GF.

49

9.     Part-time community/volunteer position.

48

10.  Understand and define citizen involvement and value of volunteers/events on community image and desirability.

46

11.  Conservative forecasting and expenditures to ensure debt reduction.

§ Continue our conservative financial business practices.

§ Continue to look for opportunities to pay down principle and reduce interest rate.

45

12.  Develop a policy for prioritizing one-time and excess revenues to support police and transportation based on identified planning document.

43

13.  Lower Park Impact fees and SWM fees.

41

14.  Establish a viable homeless action plan and partner with existing services.

38

15.  Increase staff awareness/education of Council’s direction on overall service to the community.  Service that results in citizen trust and confidence.”

37

16.  Work on a solution with the UPSD for ½ days and support youth centric services – open gyms along with programs:  Dance/Sports

36

17.  Develop a City value statement which includes transparency and integrity in the City’s actions and communications.  Use the value statement.

36

 

3.         ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:42 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

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Special Meeting Minutes-20180611-0703 

Meeting Type / Meeting Date

43262/Special Meeting Minutes 

Agenda

Special Meeting Agenda-20180611-1420 

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