CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE
Special Meeting of the City Council
Joint City Council/City Advisory Commission Meeting
Monday, October 14, 2019
City Hall Gallery
CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Keel called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m.
Attendance was noted as follows: Mayor Keel, Mayor Pro Tem Belleci, Councilmember Figueroa, Councilmember McCluskey, Councilmember Pro Tem Lee, Councilmember Nye, and Councilmember Worthington.
Staff Present: City Manager Sugg, City Attorney Kaser, Executive Director/ACM Craig, Police Chief Premo, Public Safety Manager Hales, Principal Planner Briske, City Clerk Genetia, and Deputy City Clerk Nicholas.
Commissioners: Economic Development Advisory Commission: Joshua Koontz; Park Advisory Commission: Jack Mushallo; Planning Commission: Frank Boykin, Tonya Mushallo; Public Safety Advisory Commission: Torey Heidelberg, Alex Meusburger, Hallie McCurdy, Galina Perekopsky, Melody Williams, and Ed Wood.
25th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION UPDATE
Mayor Pro Tem Belleci shared development made by the 25th Anniversary Celebration Subcommittee to organize and secure entertainment, vendors, and funding for the City’s August 22, 2020 event.
IMAGINE 2045 CAMPAIGN UPDATE
Councilmember Worthington presented progress made by the Vision Subcommittee to engage residents in recrafting the City’s vision statement. He promoted the Commission’s continued efforts toward building public awareness and reported enrollment numbers for FlashVote, the City’s e-newsletter, and emails being used to solicit community input.
A YEAR IN REVIEW
Commissioners Wood, Mushallo, Boykin and Koontz provided details of the work being done by their commissions to complete their Council-approved work plans.
A LOOK AHEAD
Mayor Keel brought attention to upcoming changes in leadership due to the November Council elections and the recent appointment of Council Member Pro Tem Lee.
City Manager Sugg announced that the Council Retreat has been scheduled for January 25, 2020 and that the goal setting and budgeting process will begin in the spring of 2020.
Mayor Keel and Council Members gave their closing remarks.
The meeting adjourned at 8:15 p.m. No other action was taken.
Deputy City Clerk