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Minutes 12/17/2019 t 1 I CITY COUNCIL MEETING Port Angeles, Washington December 17, 2019 CALL TO ORDER SPECIAL MEETING Mayor Bruch called the special meeting of the Port Angeles City Council to order at 4:01 p.m. Members Present: Mayor Bruch,Deputy Mayor Dexter,Councilmembers French,Kidd(arrived shortly after roll call at 4:03 p.m.). Schroznen-Wawrin participated by conference call. Members Absent: Council Member Merideth and one vacant seat. Staff Present: City Manager West,Attorney Bloor,Clerk.Martinez-Bailey, S. Carrizosa,C. Delikat&B. Smith. 4:00-4:00 p.m.—Discuss Council Candidate Questions Council chose 10 questions to ask candidates. Candidates were not present during the discussion. 1. What unique qualifications and background would you bring to the City Council? a. How would your special skills help the council address what you consider to be the 2 to 3 most critical issues facing the city over the next(2)years. 2. How do you volunteer/serve in the community? 3. if you are involved in a strategic plan process,what items would you bring forward? 4. What is your definition of Economic Development? a. What strategies to have to implement to put that definition into effect? 5. Given potential surplus in the City budget,what would you spend it on'? 6. What policies would you propose or support to eliminate homelessness in Port Angeles,and why do you believe those policies would be effective in reaching that goal'? 7. What do you see as the relationship between ecological protection and economic growth in Port Angeles? 8. How would you voice your ideas and engage the public`? 9. What's something(an issue,a decision,a principle,etc)on which you've changed your mind'? Can you describe that process or circumstance? 1.0. What is the most interesting/compelling policy idea/practice that you have read or heard about in the last year'? 4:30-5:30 p.m.—Interview Candidates Council interviewed the candidates in alphabetical order by last name,starting with Michael Merideth,then moved to Matthew Rainwater,and finally to LaTrisha Suggs. 5:30-5:55 p.m.—Open Session Council discussion followed. French made the motion and Dexter seconded to: Appoint LaTrisha Suggs to the open City Council seat,position#1. Motion carried 4-1 with Kidd opposed. ADJOURNMENT Mayor Bruch adjourned the Special Meeting at 5:41 p.m. CALL TO ORDER-REGULAR MEETING 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, and Merideth. Schromen- Wawrin participated by conference call. PORT ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING -December 17, 2019 Members Absent: None--one vacant seat. Staff Present: City Manager West, Attorney Bloor, Assistant Attorney Cowgill, Clerk Martinez-Bailey, C. Delikat, K. Dubuc., B. Smith,J. Viada,'T'. Hunter, A. Brekke,and S.Carrizosa. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Mayor Bruch led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. CEREMONIAL MATTERS, PROCLAMATIONS & EMPLOYEE RECOGNITIONS 1. Recognition of Outgoing Council Members City Manager Nathan West recognized outgoing City Council Members Sissi Bruch, Cherie Kidd, and Michael Merideth, by reading each a proclamation recognizing their public service and community advocacy, and thanked each for their service to the community. PUBLIC COMMENT Dale Wilson,city resident, shared his concern about the sale of property at Morse Creek. Mayor Bruch recessed the meeting for a break at 6:19 p.m.The meeting reconvened at 6:32 p.m. RESOLu'rIONS NOT REQUIRING PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. Port Angeles School District Proposition I Resolution For and Against Manager West introduced the agenda item,provided background on the item,and stated Council was required to offer an opportunity for both sides,for and against.,to speak to the matter. The Mayor opened the meeting for public comment. Jim I-laguewood, city resident and president of the Chamber of Commerce, spoke in support of the Port Angeles School District capital levy. Candace Cathol,residing outside of the city limits,spoke in support of the Port Angeles School District capital levy. Steve Methner,residing outside the city limits,spoke in support of the Port Angeles School District capital levy. Megan Ueker,city resident, spoke in support of the Port Angeles School District capital levy. Laurel Black,residing outside the city limits,spoke in support of the Port Angeles School District capital levy. John Henry,city resident and Port Angeles High School teacher,spoke in support of the Port Angeles School District capital levy. Justin Kimball,city resident,spoke in support of the Port Angeles School District capital levy. Mayor Bruch read the resolution by title,entitled, RESOLUTION NO.24-19 A RESOLUTION of the City Council of the City of Port Angeles, Washington, in support ot'Proposition No. I to finance a Capital Levy to expand and renovate Stevens Middle School and to improve safety at all school facilities. It was moved by Kidd and seconded by Schromen-Wawrin to: Pass the resolution as read. Motion carried 6-0. Page 2 of 5 PORI"ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING—December 17, 2019 LATE ITEMS TO BE PLACED ON THIS OR FUTURF AGENDAS as determined by City Manaze or Councilmember— City Manager Nathan West noted there was information provided during the meeting regarding the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee item. CONSENT AGENDA By consensus,Council added item J-2 to the consent agenda. It was moved by French and seconded by Kidd to approve the Consent Agenda to include: 1. Expenditure Report: From November 23,2019 to December 6, 2019 in the.amount of$358,174.85 Approve 2. Sublease Agreement—Shared Storage Facility/Approve 3. PSA-2019-1 I Water System Modeling Support—Contract Amendment 01 /Approve 4. 2020-2021 Humane Society Services Agreement/Approve 5. Stormwater Capacity Grant Agreement between Department of Ecology&City WQSWCAP-1921- PoAnPW-00 10 1 /Approve 6. Resolution Ratifying a Declaration of Emergency—Round Tree Road Water Main Repair/Pass Resolution 425-19 7. Amendment to Water Contract between City of Port Angeles and McKinley Paper Co Approve 8. ITEM MOVED FROM J-2 -Fire Department Medical purchase Motion carried 6-0. ORDINANCES NOT REQUIRING COUNCIL PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. Proposed Adjustments to the Industrial Transmission 2020 Utility Rates Manager West introduced the item,provided background on the item,stating that by adopting the proposed ordinance, staff would work diligently to insure the rates would be effective in January. Council discussion followed. Mayor Bruch conducted a first reading of the ordinance by title,entitled, ORDINANCE NO.3653 AN ORDINANCE of the City of Port Angeles,Washington,amending Title 13,Chapter 13.12 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code relating to the Industrial Transmission electric rate classification. It was moved by Kidd and seconded by French to: Waive second reading and adopt ordinance as read. Motion carried 6-0. 2. Correction to Previously Adopted Municipal Code Amendments to Increase Residential Building Capacity and Housing Diversity(PZ Application No. 19-67) Director Brekke provided the background on the ordinance and noted the changes were specific to setbacks. Mayor Bruch conducted a first reading of the ordinance by title,entitled, ORDINANCE NO.3654 AN ORDINANCE of the City of Port Angeles, Washington amending a section of Chapter 17.10 and a section of Chapter 17.11 of the Port Angeles Municipal Code relating to zoning. It was moved by Dexter and seconded by French to: Waive second reading and adopt ordinance as read. Motion carried 6-0. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS 1. Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Event Grant Recommendations Director Brekke provided background on the information presented to Council at the meeting. She shared information on the recommendations and the process and noted the committee chose to use available reserves, specifically in the capital and operational items. Council discussion followed. Page 3 of 5 PORI' ANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING— December 17, 2019 It was moved by Kidd and seconded by Dexter to: Approve the Lodging Tax Advisory Committee recommended amounts for event and non-event applications totaling map $952.658. Motion carried 6-0. CONTRACTS & PURCHASING 1. Peabody Creek Culvert—Professional Services Agreement PSA-2019-42& Creek Jonathan Boehme presented a PowerPoint presentation on the Peabody Creek culvert and provided historical background on the issues the City faces regarding the deterioration of'the culvert. He shared the presentation was focused on Peabody Creek Basin. discussed some of the solutions that have been discussed over time, and proposed how the City should move forward. Council discussion followed. It was moved by French and seconded by Kidd to: Approve and award a Professional Services Agreement with Parametrix in the not to exceed amount of$149,942.30, and authorize the City Manager to sign and execute the Professional Services Agreement and to make minor modifications as necessary. Motion carried 6-0. OTHER CONSIDERATIONS CONTINUED 1. Legislative Priorities Manager West introduced the agenda item,provided background on the Legislative Pri6rity process,and suggested that the asks made to the legislature be non-monetary items or smaller financial requests. He stated it was valuable to receive input from the current Council,considering the views of the new Council may differ from those expressed by the current Council. Council discussion followed. 3. Council Committees,Council Community Outreach,and Council Compensation The Mayor discussed the various committees Council Members are assigned to. Council asked about required participation on certain boards., commissions,and committees. Council discussion followed. • Council Compensation C The Mayor proposed an increase in Council compensation. Council discussion followed. It was moved by French and seconded by Dexter to: Table the discussion. CITY COUNCIL REPORTS Council Member Schromen-Wawrin, thanked Director Hunter for additional sections to memos when hiring outside professional services, noting it helps to know what is done in house and what is not. He spoke about the upcoming AWC City Action Days and expressed his interest in attending, should there be room for him to go. He spoke about the upcoming training by Ann MacFarlane of Jurassic Parliament. Council Member Kidd thanked many of the City Departments and spoke about several of the boards she participated on and shared some of the accomplishments by each of the them. Council Member Merideth shared his thoughts on his experience over the last four years and thanked members of the staff. Deputy Mayor Dexter spoke about a recent Utility Advisory Committee meeting and thanked the outgoing members for their service. Council Member French spoke about his attendance at a recent Port Angeles Downtown Association meeting and shared there was discussion on the ongoing planning efforts for downtown. He spoke about homelessness and shared information from articles related to the issue. Page 4 of 5 POR"FANGELES CITY COUNCIL MEETING—December 17, 2019 Mayor Bruch spoke about her experience at the Port Angeles Senior Center. She thanked staff and encouraged them to bold,creative,and innovative. No other reports were given. INFORMATION Manager West thanked the Council for all they accomplished over the year, and shared his appreciation of staff and Council. He spoke about reports included in the packet and shared a number of AIA projects that have been accomplished over the year. SECOND PUBLIC COMMENT John Ralston,city resident,thanked Council for the adoption of codes regarding duplexes. Dale Wilson,city resident,shared he was in support of raising the Council compensation amount. ADJOURNMENT Mayor Bruch adjourned the meeting at 9:41 p.m. - -—--------- Kate Dexter,Mayor Kari Martinez-Bailey,City k6 Page 5 of 5