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Minutes 08/06/2019 CITY COUNCIL MEETING Port Angeles, Washington August 6, 2019 CALL TO ORDER SPECIAL MEETING Mayor Bruch called the special meeting of the Port Angeles City Council to order at 4:49 p.m. Members Present: Mayor Bruch, Deputy Mayor Dexter, Council Members French, Kidd, Moran, and Schromen- Wawrin. Members Absent: Council Member Merideth Staff Present: City Manager West,Attorney Bloor,Clerk Martinez-Bailey.T. Hunter, S. Carrizosa and A. Fountain. EXECUTIVE SESSION Based on input from Attorney Bloor, Mayor Bruch announced the need for a closed Executive Session.under authority of RCW 42.30.140(4),to discuss collective bargaining with an employee organization. Council moved to the Jack Pittis Conference Room for Executive Session for approximately 30 minutes.The Executive Session convened at 4 i 49 p.m. ADJOURNMENT Ma,,,or Bruch adjourned the Special Meeting at 5:14 p.m. OPEN SESSION Mayor Bruch called the think tank meeting to order at 5:19 p.m. Members Present: Mayor Bruch; Deputy Mayor Dexter; Council Members French.. Kidd. Moran. and Schromen- Wawrin. Members Absent: Council Member Merideth Staff Present: City Manager West,Attorney Bloor,Clerk Martinez-Bailey,C.Delikat,K. Dubuc,B. Smith,T.Hunter A. Brekke,and S. Carrizosa. Mayor Bruch spoke about creative districts and proposed resources be put towards the arts in order to create an artist community. Council discussion followed. Council Member French spoke about a business whose property is partially in the Parking and Business Improvement f Area(PBIA)boundary and asked what it would take for the business to be a part of the PBIA. I ADJOURNMENT Mayor Bruch adjourned the think tank meeting at 5:50 p.m. CALL TO ORDER-REGULAR MEETING Deputy Mayor Dexter called the regular meeting of the Port Angeles City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. ROLL CALL Members Present: Mayor Bruch(arrived at 6:03); Deputy Mayor Dexter; Councilmembers French, Kidd, Merideth, Moran,and Schromen-Wawrin. Members Absent: None n Staff Present: City Manager West,Attorney Bloor,Clerk Martinez-Bailey,C. Delikat,K. Dubuc,B. Smith, A. Brekke,T.Hunter,and S.Carrizosa. PORT ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING—August 6, 2019 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Council Member Moran led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. PUBLIC COMMENT Suzanne Debey.residing outside city limits,spoke about the importance of compassion and how she used compassion in her career as a high school teacher. She recommended Council adopt the Compassion Charter. Susan Hillgren,residing outside city limits,spoke about homeless numbers in the City and asked for porta-potties and garbage cans. LATE ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON THIS OR FUTURE AGENDAS as determined by City Manager or Councibnentber-None. CONSENT AGENDA It was moved by Dexter and seconded by French to approve the Consent Agenda to include: 1.City Council Minutes of July 16,2019/Approve Minutes 2. Expenditure Report:From July 6,2019 and July 26,2019 in the amount of 53.-155.592.1 1 .4pprore Report 3. 2019 Landfill Beach Nourishment Project—CON-2019-28/Approve and authorize the Circ Manager to award and sign a construction contract with 2 Grade LLCfor the 2019 Landfill Beach Nourishment Project CON-2019-28,for a contract amount of$34,911.18 including applicable taxes. 4. 10th Street Reconstruction.Project No.TR1100—Final Acceptance/Accept the 10th Street Reconstruction Project No. TR1100 as complete, authorize staff to proceed with project closeout, and release the retainage bond upon receipt of all required clearances. 5. Maintenance Contract Renewal for City Emergency Generators/Approve and authorize the City Manager to sign a contract with Legac r Power,for the 2019 Emergency Generator Maintenance and Load Test, in the amount ofS55,235.69, including applicable taxes and to make minor modifications to the contract if necessary. 6. Wastewater Utility Updates to the Municipal Code/Conduct First Reading and Continue to August 20 Motion carried 7-0. ORDINANCES NOT REQUIRING COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. For-Hire Licensing Code City .Attorney Bill Bloor spoke about the development of the For-Hire Licensing Code and noted changes that had been made since the Council last saw the proposed ordinance. He shared the new code simplified what had been in place. He stated background checks are still required in the proposed code and shared the rules would apply the same to taxis and to transportation network companies. Attorney Bloor reminded Council the ordinance was on the agenda for a first reading and that at the next meeting,staff would share the final definition of"certified mechanic"as it will be identified in the proposed ordinance. Council discussion followed. Mayor Bruch conducted a first reading of the ordinance by title,entitled, ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE of the City of Port Angeles,Washington amending provisions of the Port Angeles Municipal Code relating to the licensing of For-Hire Vehicles. The Mayor continued the matter to the August 20 meeting. 2. 2019 Budget Amendment#2 Finance Director Sarina Carrizosa spoke about the agenda item and identified changes. She said the amendment includes cost of living changes as a result of bargaining group contract settlements as well as reductions to the Firemen's Pension fund due to changes required by the Governmental Accounting Standards Board. She stated medical premiums would be moved into the General Fund for reporting. She recommended Council conduct a first reading and continue the matter to the August 20 meeting.Council discussion followed. Page 2 of 4 PORT ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING—August 6, 2019 n Mayor Bruch conducted a first reading of the ordinance by title,entitled, ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE of the City of Port Angeles,Washington amending the 2019 budget and funds. The Mayor continued the matter to the August 20 meeting. CONTRACTS & PURCHASING 1. Professional Services Agreement-Olympic Peninsula Community Clinic Council Member French stated he is a Board member, and as a private citizen would be recusing himself from the discussion. He left the Council Chambers at 6:27 p.m. Police Chief Brian Smith presented the agenda item and shared it was similar to what has been in place. Council discussion followed. It was moved by Dexter and seconded by Kidd to: Approve the professional services agreement between PAPD and OPCC for the 2019-2020 ReDiscover,, program and authorize the City Manager upon award of WASPC funding to sign the professional services agreement with OPCC. Motion carried 6-0 with French recusing himself. ' Council Member French returned to the Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. j CITY COUNCIL REPORTS Council Member Kidd spoke about the compassion charter and her recent interaction with a city resident. She said compassion doesn't need to be formalized in a document. Council Member Merideth shared he attended the William Shore Memorial Pool District Board meeting, a tour of a yacht at Westport Yachts, and a tour of the Cable Innovator and heard from the crew about their positive experience while in Port Angeles. Deputy Mayor Dexter spoke about the Clallam Transit System's strategic planning process and encouraged public attendance at the upcoming meeting. Council Member Schromen-Wawrin shared he will be attending the Washington State Transportation Association Conference.He thanked City Council candidates and their efforts to be a part of the city process.He shared he attended an Association of Washington Cities legislative priorities subcommittee meeting. He spoke about the Department of Ecology and discussed recent permits issued by the department.He reminded Council of recent presentations on trees and encouraged the Council to make trees a priority. He shared he is in support of the Compassion Charter. Council Member French shared he attended a Homelessness Task Force meeting and spoke about the need for affordable housing. He briefed the Council on the work done by the Port Angeles Regional Chamber of Commerce and the status of the Board. Council Member Moran shared he recently drove light house keepers to the Dungeness Lighthouse for their stay. He shared an update about the North Olympic Development Council meeting and spoke about his upcoming participation at a Fairchild Airport event. Mayor Bruch spoke about an upcoming celebration of the sister-city relationship with Mutsu City,Japan, and asked if any members of Council would like to assist her with a letter in support of the event. She shared she watched a webinar on housing presented by the Association of Washington Cities. She spoke about her time at the Farmer's Market and shared a number of suggestions from those who stopped to talk to her while she was there. No other reports were given. Page 3 of 4 PORT ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING—August 6, 2019 INFORMATION Manager West spoke regarding reports included in the packet and made a special note about the stage 2 water conservation status update and encouraged residents to conserve water. He updated the Council on the next work session which will include a Cost of Service Analysis. He shared this change will allow the legal department the necessary time to devote to the Vacant Properties Work Session materials and let Council know it would be placed on a future agenda. SECOND PUBLIC COMMENT f John Ralston,city resident,shared his support of the tax measure but recommended a sunset clause. ADJOURNMENT Mayor Bruch adjourned the meeting at 6:58 p.m. -_�qSissi Bruch,Mayor Kari Martinez-Bailey,City Page 4 of 4