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Meeting Minutes: Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Type

Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

12/3/2018 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, December 3, 2018

City Hall, Windmill Village

 

 

 

1.         CALL REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER

 

Mayor Pro Tem Belleci 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 Figueroa

 

Excused

Councilmember Grassi

 

Present

Councilmember McCluskey

 

Present

Councilmember Nye

 

Present 

Councilmember Worthington

 

Excused

Mayor Pro Tem Belleci

 

Present 

Mayor Keel

 

Excused

 

Staff Present:  City Manager Sugg, City Attorney Kaser, Finance Director Blaisdell, Engineering and Capital Projects Director Ecklund, Planning & Development Services Director Swindale, Police Chief Blair, and City Clerk Genetia. 

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember McCluskey, seconded by Councilmember Nye, to excuse the absences of Mayor Keel, Councilmember Worthington and Councilmember Figueroa.

 

The motion carried.

 

3.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Councilmember Nye led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

4.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember McCluskey, seconded by Councilmember Grassi, to approve the minutes of the November 19, 2018 and November 26, 2018 meetings as submitted.

 

The motion carried.

 

5.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

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

 

The motion carried.

 

6.         PRESENTATION

 

2018 Third Quarter Financial ReportFinance Director Leslie Blaisdell presented the third quarter 2018 Financial Report, giving a summary of City revenues and expenditures.

 

7.         PUBLIC COMMENTS – The following individual provided public comment:  Blake Geyen, 7710 54th Street West.

 

8.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember McCluskey, seconded by Councilmember Nye, to approve the Consent Agenda as follows:

A.    Receive and File:  Claims dated 11/15/18, check nos. 51982104 through 51982167,  wire transfers 6046908 and 5363427, in the total amount of One Million One Hundred Six Hundred Thirteen Thousand Four Hundred Four and 43/100 Dollars ($1,613,404.43).

B.    Receive and File:  2018 Third Quarter Financial Report.

C.    Adopt a resolution establishing the City’s legislative priorities for 2019.  (RESOLUTION NO. 878)

D.    Adopt a resolution approving the Planning Commission’s 2019 Annual Preliminary Work Plan.  (RESOLUTION NO.  879)

E.    Adopt a resolution approving the Economic Development Advisory Commission’s 2019 Annual Preliminary Work Plan.  (RESOLUTION NO. 880)

F.    Adopt a resolution approving the Public Safety Advisory Commission’s 2019 Annual Preliminary Work Plan. (RESOLUTION NO. 881)

G.    Adopt a resolution approving the Exclusive Brokerage Agreement with Jeff Kraft of Kidder Mathews, for a term through December 2020.  (RESOLUTION NO. 882)

 

The motion carried.

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

9.         2019-2020 BIENNIAL BUDGET ADOPTION

 

Staff Report Finance Director Blaisdell provided a summary of the City’s revenue and expenditure projections for the 2019-2020 biennium.  New items in the 2019-2020 proposed budget include funding for changes to existing programs and services, the City’s 25-year birthday celebration, and an allocation of one-time revenues to fund a maintenance worker and a traffic patrol deputy.  City reserves exceed the Council adopted  target range of 5 to 15% in both 2019 and 2020 (47.59% in 2019 and 45.04% in 2020 when calculated using the total operating budgets.)  She indicated that the 2019-2020 proposed biennial budget is balanced and fits the conservative financial assumptions for the City’s operating and capital budgets, Town Center, and debt management that supports a continuation of the 2018 core level of service to the community.

 

Public Comment – None.

 

MOTION:  By Councilmember McCluskey, seconded by Councilmember Nye, to table Council consideration of the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget to 12/17/18.

 

The motion carried. 

 

COUNCIL CONSIDERATION

 

10.      ADA TRANSITION PLAN

 

Staff Report Engineering and Capital Projects Director Ecklund presented a resolution adopting the City’s ADA Transition Plan.  The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires cities to develop, implement and maintain an ADA Transition Plan for the purpose of evaluating existing public pedestrian facilities and identify steps necessary to bring these facilities into compliance with the ADA.  An inspection and self-evaluation of the City’s pedestrian facilities has been completed and an inventory of deficiencies has been compiled and strategies have been identified in bringing these facilities into compliance.

 

Public Comment – None.

 

Council Consideration MOTION:  By Councilmember McCluskey, seconded by Councilmember Grassi, to adopt a resolution adopting the University Place ADA Transition Plan.

 

The motion carried.  (RESOLUTON NO. 883)

 

11.      CITY MANAGER & COUNCIL COMMENTS/REPORTS

 

City Manager Sugg reported on the major progress of two federally funded City projects – 27th Street Phase 2 and Bridgeport Way Phase 4.

 

Mayor Pro Tem Belleci reminded Council of its December 17, 2018 meeting;  announced upcoming community/holiday events; and shared the topic of discussion at the Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) meeting she attended.

 

STUDY SESSION

 

12.      MCI FRANCHISE AGREEMENT – TABLED FOR THE 01/07/19 MEETING

 

13.      ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 6:56 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

 

MeetingID

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20181203-0752 

Meeting Type / Meeting Date

43437/Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda-20181203-1037 

Ordinances

 

Resolutions

Resolution:878-19020527-878; Resolution:879-19020528-879; Resolution:880-19020529-880; Resolution:882-19020531-882; Resolution:883-19020601-883 
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Created at 12/18/2018 7:52 AM  by Emelita Genetia 
Last modified at 12/18/2018 7:52 AM  by Emelita Genetia