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CITY COUNCIL MEETING <br /> Port Angeles, Washington <br /> September 17, 2019 <br /> CALL TO ORDER SPECIAL MEETING <br /> Mayor Bruch called the special meeting of the Port Angeles City Council to order at 5:30 p.m. <br /> Members Present: Mayor Bruch, Deputy Mayor Dexter, Councilmembers French, Kidd, Merideth, Moran, and <br /> Schromen-Wawrin. <br /> Members Absent: None <br /> Staff Present: City Manager West,Attorney Bloor,Clerk Martinez-Bailey,A. Fountain.and S. Carrizosa. <br /> EXECUTIVE SESSION <br /> Based on input from Attorney Bloor, Mayor Bruch announced the need for a closed Executive Session, under <br /> authority of RCW 42.30.110(1)(i), to discuss potential litigation with legal counsel, and under authority of RCW <br /> 42.30.140(4),to discuss collective bargaining with an employee organization for approximately 25 minutes. Council <br /> moved to the Jack Pittis Conference Room for Executive Session for approximately 25 minutes.The Executive Session <br /> convened at 5:32 p.m. <br /> ADJOURNMENT <br /> Mayor Bruch adjourned the Special Meeting at 5:59 p.m. <br /> CALL TO ORDER-REGULAR MEETING <br /> Mayor Bruch called the regular meeting of the Port Angeles City Council to order at 6:00 p.m. <br /> ROLL CALL <br /> Members Present: Mayor Bruch, Deputy Mayor Dexter, Councilmembers French, Kidd, Merideth, Moran, and <br /> Schromen-Wawrin. <br /> Members Absent: None <br /> i <br /> Staff Present: City Manager West,Attorney Bloor,Clerk Martinez-Bailey,A.Bright,M. Sanders,B. Smith, <br /> A. Brekke,T.Hunter,and S.Carrizosa. <br /> PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE <br /> Mayor Bruch led the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag. <br /> CEREMONIAL MATTERS, PROCLAMATIONS & EMPLOYEE RECOGNITIONS <br /> 1. Constitution Week Proclamation <br /> Mayor Bruch read a proclamation recognizing September 17-23,2019,as Constitution Week and September 17,2019, <br /> as Citizenship Day,and presented the proclamation to Judi Tordini, on behalf of the Michael Trebert Chapter of the <br /> Daughters of the American Revolution. <br /> PUBLIC COMMENT <br /> Iris Winslow,city resident and Parks,Recreation and Beautification Board member,updated Council on activities and <br /> improvements at the BMX track and shared her appreciation for the volunteers who work at the track. <br /> Gordon Peters,city resident,spoke about the fence around the Liberty Bell at Veteran's Park and said Council should <br /> consider a place where homeless people can go when the weather gets cold now the space near the bell is unavailable. <br /> Joshua Torres,spoke about the need for a shelter for homeless people especially during the winter time. <br />