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Meeting Minutes: Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Type

Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

12/17/2018 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, December 17, 2018

City Hall, Windmill Village

 

 

 

1.         CALL REGULAR MEETING TO ORDER

 

Mayor Keel 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

 

Present

Councilmember Grassi

 

Present

Councilmember McCluskey

 

Present

Councilmember Nye

 

Present 

Councilmember Worthington

 

Present

Mayor Pro Tem Belleci

 

Present 

Mayor Keel

 

Present

 

Staff Present:  City Manager Sugg, City Attorney Kaser, Finance Director Blaisdell, Human Resources Manager Petorak, Public Works, Parks & Facilities Director Cooper and City Clerk Genetia.  Guest:  Michael Pendleton (Michael Pendleton Consulting, LLC)

 

3.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Mayor Pro Tem Belleci led Council in the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

4.         APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

MOTION:  By Mayor Pro Tem Bellleci, seconded by Councilmember Figueroa, to approve the minutes of the December 3, 2018 meeting as submitted.

 

The motion carried.

 

5.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

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

 

The motion carried.

 

6.         PUBLIC COMMENTS – None. 

 

7.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

A.    Receive and File:  Payroll for the period ending 11/30/18, dated 12/05/18, in the total amount of Three Hundred Seven Thousand One Hundred Twenty-Five and 40/100 Dollars ($307,125.40); Claims dated 11/30/18, check nos. 51982168 through 51982207,  wire transfer 312638, in the total amount of One Four Hundred Fifty-Six Thousand Four Hundred Twenty-One and 47/100 Dollars ($456,421.47).

B.    Authorize appropriation of $260,459 from the General Fund Contingency for the costs associated with construction of the Civic Building and Police Station.

 

The motion carried.

COUNCIL CONSIDERATION

 

8.         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. 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.)  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.  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.

 

Council Consideration - MOTION:  By Councilmember Figueroa, seconded by Mayor Pro Tem Belleci, to pass an ordinance adopting the 2019-2020 Biennial Budget.

 

The motion passed 6 to 1.  Councilmember Nye voted no.  (ORDINANCE NO. 712)

 

9.         EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

At 6:43 p.m., Council recessed to Executive Session for approximately one and half hours, per RCW 42.30.110(1)(g), to review the performance of a public employee.  At 8:14 p.m., the Executive Session was extended for 15 minutes.  Council resumed to Council Consideration at 8:26 p.m.

 

10.      CITY MANAGER’S PERFORMANCE REVIEW/EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT

 

Staff Report – Mayor Keel referred to the City Manager’s performance evaluation and employment agreement reviewed and discussed during Executive Session.

 

Public Comment – None.

 

Council ConsiderationMOTION:  By Mayor Pro Tem Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Figueroa, to adopt a resolution authorizing the Mayor to execute, on behalf of the City of University Place, a City Manager Employment Agreement.

 

The motion carried.  (RESOLUTION NO. 884)

 

11.      CITY MANAGER & COUNCIL COMMENTS/REPORTS

 

City Manager Sugg informed Council of two upcoming Emergency Management training opportunities in 2019.

 

Councilmember Worthington reported on the Rainier Communications Commission (RCC) and Pierce County Regional Council meetings he attended.  

 

Mayor Pro Tem Belleci updated Council on recent community events she attended.

 

12.      ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:38 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

MeetingID

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20181217-0753 

Meeting Type / Meeting Date

43451/Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda-20181217-1140 

Ordinances

Ordinance :712-19011212-712 

Resolutions

Resolution:884-19020602-884 
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