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Meeting Minutes: Regular Council Meeting Minutes

Meeting Type

Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Meeting Date

1/22/2019 

Minutes

CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE

MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the City Council

Tuesday, January 22, 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

 

Present

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, Communications /I.T. Manager Seesz, Executive Director/ACM Craig, Planning and Development Services Director Swindale, NPDES Coordinator Smith, and City Clerk Genetia.  

 

MOTION:  By Mayor Pro Tem Belleci, seconded by Councilmember McCluskey, to excuse the absence of Councilmember Grassi.

 

The motion carried.

 

3.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Mayor Keel 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 January 7, 2019 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

 

Mayor’s Year-End Report – Mayor Keel delivered his year-end report highlighting the City’s 2018 legislative actions and accomplishments.

 

7.         PUBLIC COMMENTS – The following individual provided comment:  Edward Kitrell, 5007 57th Avenue Court West.

 

 

8.         CONSENT AGENDA

 

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

A.    Receive and File:  Payroll for the period ending 12/15/18, dated 01/15/19, in the total amount of Two Hundred Forty-Eight Thousand Three Hundred Forty-One and 92/100 Dollars ($248,341.92); Claims dated 01/17/19 (2019 Invoices), check nos. 51982335 through 51982349, in the total amount of One Hundred Thirty-Five Thousand Thirty and 64/100 Dollars ($135,030.64);  and Claims dated 01/15/19 (2018 Invoices), check nos. 51982350 through 51982401, in the total amount of One Million Three Hundred Fifty Thousand Nine Hundred Twelve and 86/100 Dollars ($1,350,912.86).

B.    Authorize the City Manager to approve payment of $51,076.34 for the Eden Systems/Tyler Technologies invoice for financial systems software maintenance and support covering January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019.

C.    Adopt a resolution approving a System Access and Use Agreement with Pierce Transit–Pierce County Combined Communications Network (“CNN”). (RESOLUTION NO. 885)

D.    Confirm Rick Maloney’s appointment to the Conservation Futures Citizens’ Advisory Board for a four-year term.

E.    Confirm Chuck Forster’s appointment to the Economic Development Advisory Commission for a four-year term ending January 31, 2023.

F.    Confirm John Siridakis’ appointment to the Economic Development Advisory Commission for a four-year term ending January 31, 2023.

G.    Confirm Rieko Wilford’s appointment to the Park Advisory Commission for a four-year term ending January 31, 2023.

H.    Confirm Howard Lee’s appointment to the Public Safety Advisory Commission for a four-year term ending January 31, 2023.

I.      Confirm Alex Meusburger’s appointment to the Public Safety Advisory Commission for a four-year term ending January 31, 2023.

J.     Confirm Galina Perekopsky’s appointment to the Public Safety Advisory Commission for a four-year term ending January 31, 2023.

K.    Confirm Frank Boykin’s appointment to the Planning Commission for a four-year term ending January 31, 2023.

L.    Confirm Tony Paulson’s appointment to the Planning Commission for a four-year term ending January 31, 2023.

M.   Confirm Cliff Quisenberry’s appointment to the Planning Commission for a four-year term ending January 31, 2023.

 

The motion passed 5 to 1.  Mayor Pro Tem Belleci voted no.

 

COUNCIL CONSIDERATION

 

9.     MCI METRO FRANCHISE AGREEMENT

 

Staff Report – City Attorney Kaser presented an ordinance that would grant MCImetro, dba Verizon, 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.

 

Public Comment – None.

 

Council Consideration MOTION:  By Mayor Pro Tem Belleci, seconded by Councilmember McCluskey, to pass an ordinance granting a franchise to MCImetro Access Transmission Service Corp., dba Verizon Access Transmission Services, to provide a telecommunications system within the City of University Place.

 

The motion passes 5 to 1.  Councilmember Worthington voted no. (ORDINANCE NO. 713)

 

10.      CITY MANAGER & COUNCIL COMMENTS/REPORTS

 

Mayor Pro Tem Belleci reported that she and Councilmember McCluskey attended the Pierce County Regional Council (PCRC) meeting and provided a brief overview on three of the proposed amendments to its Comprehensive Plan.  She also encouraged attendance to PCRC’s general assembly meeting in February.

 

Mayor Keel reminded Council of its retreat this coming Saturday.

 

City Manager Sugg shared a picture of the completed Sunset Terrace Park project and reported on several roadway projects that are underway.  He also informed Council that the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on the City’s Comprehensive Plan amendments in February.

 

STUDY SESSION

 

11.      STORMWATER MANAGEMENT PROGRAM UPDATE

 

NPDES Coordinator Smith presented the 2019 updates to the City’s Stormwater Management Program (SWMP).  He indicated that the City is required to develop, implement, and annually update its Stormwater Management Program as a condition of its NPDES Phase II permit.  The program lists the components, actions and activities the City is conducting to meet the required elements in (1) public education and outreach, (2) public involvement and participation, (3) illicit discharge detection and elimination, (4) controlling runoff from new development, redevelopment and construction sites, (5) pollution prevention and operations and maintenance for municipal operations, (6) monitoring, and (7) reporting requirements. The updates to the 2019 SWMP are minimal and were highlighted in the written staff report.

 

A public hearing on this matter is scheduled on February 4, 2019. 

 

12.      REGIONAL GROWTH CENTER FORM-BASED CODE

 

Planning and Development Services Director Swindale updated Council on what the Planning Commission has done so far in preparation for the implementation of the City’s Regional Growth Subarea Plan.  He stated that one of the next steps is to develop the zoning amendments, including a form-based code for the Regional  Growth Center’s three districts.   A Request for Qualifications (RFQ) was published to seek a consultant to assist the City with the development of Form-Based Code provisions.  After review of the submitted RFQs, the City selected the Beckwith Consulting Group and Rangwala Associates. Director Swindale indicated that should the provided scope of work meets Council’s approval, it will be placed in the February 4, 2019 Council’s consent agenda for approval.

 

13.      ADJOURNMENT

 

The meeting adjourned at 8:09 p.m.  No other action was taken.

 

Submitted by,

 

 

 

Emy Genetia

City Clerk

MeetingID

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20190122-0951 

Meeting Type / Meeting Date

43487/Regular Council Meeting Minutes 

Agenda

Regular Meeting Agenda-20190122-1024 

Ordinances

Ordinance :713-19011213-713 

Resolutions

Resolution:885-19020603-885 
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