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Minutes 09032019 CITY COUNCIL MEETING Port Angeles, Washington September 3, 2019 CALL TO ORDER SPECIAL MEETING Mayor Bruch called the special meeting of the Port Angeles City Council to order at 5:02 p.m. Members Present: Mayor Bruch, Deputy Mayor Dexter, Council Members French, Merideth (arrived at 5:10 p.m.), Moran and Schromen-Wawrin. Members Absent: Council Member Kidd Staff Present: City Manager West, Attorney Bloor, Clerk Martinez-Bailey, S. Carrizosa, T. Hunter, K. Dubuc, B. Smith,and A. Brekke. Mayor Bruch introduced Clallam Economic Development Corporation CEO,Colleen McAleer who spoke about the Think Tank agenda item,Rural Procurement. She provided a brief background on the topic and spoke about ideas to boost local contract procurement and the benefits of keeping local companies competitive with outside sources. Mayor Bruch asked that a discussion on Council agenda late items be added to the next Council Think Tank agenda. ADJOURNMENT Mayor Bruch adjourned the Special Meeting at 5:47 p.m. CALL TO ORDER-REGULAR MEETING I Mayor Bruch called the regular meeting of the Port Angeles City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. ROLL CALL Members Present: Mayor Bruch, Deputy Mayor Dexter, Councilmembers French, Kidd, Merideth, Moran, and Schromen-Wawrin. Members Absent: None Staff Present: City Manager West,Attorney Bloor,Clerk Martinez-Bailey,A. Bright,K.Dubuc,B.Smith,T.Hunter, A. Brekke,and S. Carrizosa. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Mayor Bruch led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. PUBLIC COMMENT Ili Marolee Smith,city resident,spoke in opposition of the Charter of Compassion. Arlene Jensen, spoke of her involvement on local committees and boards and spoke about the need for Council to make bold changes including voting in favor of the Charter of Compassion. Marilyn Eash,city resident,spoke in favor of the Charter of Compassion. Susan Hillgren,residing outside city limits, spoke about a number of needs from the homeless community including garbage cans,portapotties and cell phone charging stations. Hillary Powers,spoke in favor of the Charter of Compassion. ^' Bill Atkinson,city resident,spoke about the parking agenda item. I PORT ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING—September 3, 2019 Ellen Fetchet,city resident,spoke in favor of the Charter of Compassion. Michael Gonzalez,residing outside the city limits,spoke about the need for a builder's exchange in Port Angeles. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS 1. Clallam Economic Development Corporation 2020 Direction by Colleen McAleer Carolyn St.James introduced the Clallam Economic Development Corporations' (CEDC) 2020 proposal,and shared CEDC's mission and goals and spoke about the need for collaboration within the community. She introduced Colleen McAleer who shared a PowerPoint presentation. She spoke about an upcoming opportunity zone conference and invited Brian Garrett to speak about the North Olympic Legislative Alliance. Ms.McAleer shared the request CEDC is making of the City of Port Angeles. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. Electric Cost of Service Analysis Methodology Finance Director Sarina Carrizosa introduced the agenda item and provided dates the methodology went before the Utility Advisory Committee and the City Council in a work session. Senior Accountant MarySue French shared the City's traditional rate setting principles and presented the Electric Cost of Service Analysis methodology. Mayor Bruch read the resolution by title,entitled, RESOLUTION NO. A RESOLUTION of the City Council of the City of Port Angeles, Washington, approving the Cost of Services Analysis(COSA)methodology for electric utility rates as presented at the Utility Advisory Committee on August 13, 2019 and the September 3rd Council meeting for use in calculating and setting electric utility rates in 2020. Mayor Bruch opened the public hearing at 7:16 p.m. Kathryn Ochio-Grosso,spoke of the potential impacts on conservation efforts if the base rates are increased. Brendan Meyer,city resident,spoke of the potential impacts on conservation efforts if the base rates are increased. Hearing no additional public comments,the Mayor closed the public hearing at 7:18 p.m. It was moved by Dexter and seconded by French to: Pass the Resolution for the Electric utility cost of service analysis methodologies. Kidd called the question and Moran seconded. The motion to call the question carried 6-1 with Schromen-Wawrin opposed. Original motion carried 6-1 with Schromen-Wawrin opposed. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS CONTINUED 2. Paramedicine Presentation by Fire Chief Ken Dubuc Fire Chief Ken Dubuc shared a PowerPoint presentation on the Community Paramedicine program and the efforts of those working in the program to provide care to vulnerable individuals in the community. He shared examples of the services the program provides. 4. Compassion Charter Mayor Bruch introduced the Charter of Compassion for discussion.Council discussion followed. It was moved by Schromen-Wawrin and seconded by French to: Adopt the Charter of Compassion for Port Angeles. Motion carried 6-1 with Kidd opposed. Mayor Bruch recessed the meeting for a break at 7:59 p.m. The meeting reconvened at 8:08 p.m. Page 2 of 5 PORT ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING—September 3,2019 LATE ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON THIS OR FUTURE AGENDAS as determined by City Manager or Councibnember— City Manager Nathan West added Stage III Water Shortage Declaration to the Consent Agenda as item I-5. CONSENT AGENDA At the request of Councilmember Schromen-Wawrin,Mayor Bruch pulled item 1 from the Consent Agenda. It was moved by Kidd and seconded by Dexter to approve the Consent Agenda to include: 1. Expenditure Report: From August 10,2019 through August 23,2019 in the amount of$1,645,823.86 Motion carried 7-0. It was moved by Schromen-Wawrin and seconded by French to: Approve the City Council Minutes of August 20,2019 to include changes as identified by Schromen-Wawrin. Motion carried 7-0. ORDINANCES NOT REQUIRING COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARINGS 2. City Council Meetings on Election Night Manager West introduced the agenda item and spoke about the background of the ordinance. Schromen-Wawrin assisted the Mayor in conducting a first reading of the ordinance by title,entitled, ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE of the City of Port Angeles,Washington,amending Chapter 2.04.0 10 regarding City Council meetings of the Port Angeles Municipal Code. It was moved by Schromen-Wawrin and seconded by Dexter to: Amend Chapter 2.04.010 regarding City Council meetings of the Port Angeles Municipal Code and wave the first reading and adopt the ordinance as read. Moran amended the original motion and seconded by Kidd to: Amend Chapter 2.04.0 10 regarding City Council meetings of the Port Angeles Municipal Code and wave the second reading and adopt the ordinance as read. Motion carried 7-0. RESOLUTIONS NOT REQUIRING PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. Use of Sales Tax Funds for Affordable Housing Manager West presented the agenda item outlining specific use of funds under House Bill 1406,and said the memo reflects specific uses for both House Bill 1406 and sales tax portion. City Attorney Bill Bloor reminded Council the item would be going to the voters and shared it would be beneficial to voters to know how the money would be spent by the City. Attorney Bloor said the purpose of the outline was to identify options.He said Council could then choose from those options or propose additional options. Mayor Bruch read the resolution by title,entitled, RESOLUTION NO. A RESOLUTION of the City Council of the City of Port Angeles,Washington,stating its intentions for the use of funds obtained through Proposition No. 1 relating to affordable and supportive housing,following passage. It was moved by Schromen-Wawrin and seconded by Dexter to: To adopt the resolution as read,with the following amendments; strike the first sentence from Section 1,and in Section 1 change"to fund"to"to assist". Motion carried 7-0. Page 3 of 5 PORT ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING—September 3, 2019 ORDINANCES NOT REQUIRING COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARINGS CONTINUED 1. Parking Regulations Discussion Mayor Bruch introduced the item and outlined the different options that were presented to Council in the memo. Council discussion followed. ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE of the City of Port Angeles,Washington amending Chapter 14.40 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code relating to off street parking. It was moved by Schromen-Wawrin and seconded by French to: Direct staff to prepare an ordinance to repeal Chapter 14.40 Motion failed 3-4 with Bruch,French and Schromen-Wawrin in favor. It was moved by Schromen-Wawrin to: Modify code 17.94.070,to delete item G,removing parking requirements for Accessory Residential Units. Motion failed for lack of a second. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS CONTINUED 3. Amendment to the Off-Street Parking Section of the Port Angeles Municipal Code(Chapter 14.40) Director of Community and Economic Development Allyson Brekke introduced the item and spoke about the agreement and background on the item and shared information on the proposed changes to the ordinance. Mayor Bruch conducted a first reading of the ordinance by title,entitled, ORDINANCE NO. AN ORDINANCE of the City of Port Angeles,Washington amending Chapter 14.40 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code relating to off street parking. The Mayor continued the matter to September 17. 5. West added Stage III Water Shortage Declaration Director Thomas Hunter presented the late agenda item and said while the City isn't at the markers yet,due to declining Elwha River flows,it is likely the levels will continue to lower. It was moved by Dexter and seconded by Moran to: Authorize the City Manager to implement Stage III water shortage restrictions on the use of water as detailed in the water shortage response plan,when thresholds for Stage III have been reached. Motion carried 7-0. CITY COUNCIL REPORTS Council Member Moran spoke about his experience at a recent bell ringing ceremony at Veteran's Park. Council Member Schromen-Wawrin spoke about an upcoming MRSC webinar and shared information related to a recent Clallam Transit Board meeting and spoke about a presentation he attended at the Port Angeles High School. He spoke about his participation on the Legislative Authority Committee. Council Member Dexter spoke about her participation at a recent Clallam Transit meeting,shared she had participated at a recent Feiro Marine Life event. She shared she had participated in the Opioid Awareness walk. Council Member Merideth briefly referenced his participation at a recent Shore Memorial Pool district meeting. Council Member Kidd spoke about a recent event at the BMX park. Page 4 of 5 PORT ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING—September 3, 2019 Mayor Bruch spoke about the upcoming Rib Fest event in Esquimalt,B.C.,Vancouver. No other reports were given. INFORMATION Manager West spoke to comments that were made during public comment period relative to the work being done at Veteran's Park. He recognized the decision was made by the Park's Recreation and Beautification Commission after a thorough public process.He shared his appreciation for the work done by the Commission,knowing it was a difficult decision to make. Manager West reminded Council the recordings of public meetings were located on the City's website. It was moved by Schromen-Wawrin and seconded by Dexter to: Extend the meeting past 10:00 p.m. Motion carried 7-0. SECOND PUBLIC COMMENT John Ralston,city resident,asked Council if there was a sunset clause the ballot language related to the tax measure. Nancy Walters,spoke about the parking issue on the agenda. ADJOURNMENT Mayor Bruch adjourned the meeting at 10:04 p.m. sr � iou ac Sissi Bruch,Mayor Kari Martinez-Bailey,CioCrkZ Page 5 of 5