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Meeting Minutes: Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Type

Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

1/7/2019 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Monday, January 7, 2019

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

 

Excused

Councilmember Grassi

 

Excused

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 and City Clerk Genetia.  

 

MOTION:  By Mayor Pro Tem Belleci, seconded by Councilmember Worthington, to excuse the absences of Councilmember Grassi and Councilmember Figueroa.

 

The motion carried.

 

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 McCluskey, to approve the minutes of the December 17, 2018 meeting as submitted.

 

The motion carried.

 

5.         APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

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

 

The motion carried.

 

6.         PRESENTATION

 

Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month – Mayor Pro Tem Belleci presented a proclamation to Jo Kling of Pierce County Coalition Against Trafficking, declaring the month of January as Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month in University Place.

 

7.         PUBLIC COMMENTS – The following individual provided comment:  Steve Thorndill,  7003 53rd Street West.

  

8.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

A.    Receive and File:  Payroll for the period ending 12/15/18, dated 12/20/18, in the total amount of Two Hundred Forty-One Thousand Three Hundred Thirty-Three and 42/100 Dollars ($241,333.42); Payroll for the period ending 12/31/18, in the total amount of Three Hundred Twelve Thousand Two Hundred Forty-Eight and 32/100 Dollars ($312,248.32); Claims dated 12/14/18, check nos. 51982208 through 51982277,  wire transfer 5778374, in the total amount of One Million Eighty-One Thousand Eight Hundred Twenty-Seven and 56/100 Dollars ($1,081,827.56)’;  and Claims dated 12/31/18, check nos. 51982278 through 51982334, wire transfer 318990, in the total amount of Six Hundred Four Thousand Seven Hundred Forty-Eight and 41/100 Dollars ($604,748.41).

B.    Authorize the City Manager to execute a Professional Services Agreement with Gray CPA Consulting for Finance Professional Services and Consulting in an amount not to exceed Forty-Five Thousand Dollars ($45,000.00)

 

The motion carried.

 

9.         CITY MANAGER & COUNCIL COMMENTS/REPORTS

 

City Manager Sugg provided an update on four roadway improvement projects that are underway.  He informed Council that the Planning Commission has begun work on the City’s Comprehensive Plan and (Form Based) Zoning Code amendments. In addition, he shared information on grand opening schedules of two new businesses in the City.

 

Councilmember Worthington reported on Puget Sound Regional Council’s (PSRC) Growth Management Act (GMA) Policy Board discussion and process in preparation for its update to Vision 2050.

 

Councilmember McCluskey commented on the completion of the Sunset Park Terrace Playground and suggested a ribbon-cutting event for the public.  She also shared Community Connection Place’s upcoming events.

 

Mayor Keel provided a highlight on upcoming agenda items.  He also informed Council that he has been appointed to serve on the Transportation Demand Management Executive Board.

 

STUDY SESSION

 

10.      MCI FRANCHISE AGREEMENT

 

City Attorney Kaser informed the Council that MCImetro, dba Verizon, has applied for a non-exclusive franchise for the purpose of providing telecommunications services through the rights-of-way of the City.  He indicated that the current proposal is in alignment with the Zayo Franchise Agreement (previously approved by the City Council) and is not anticipated to adversely impact the City’s rights-of-way.

 

Staff was directed to bring forth the proposed ordinance for Council consideration.

 

11.      ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 7:11 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

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Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20190107-0749 

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43472/Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda-20190107-0731 

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