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Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The regular meeting of the Everett City Council was called to order at 12:30 p.m., September 26, 2012, in the City Council Chambers of the Everett City Hall, President Gipson presiding.  Upon roll call it was found that Mayor Stephanson and Council Members Roberts, Moore, Gipson, Burke, and Affholter were present.  Council Members Hatloe and Stonecipher were excused.

The city clerk led the Pledge of Allegiance.

The minutes of the September 19, 2012, Everett City Council meeting were approved as printed. Council Member Affholter abstained from the vote.


MAYOR

Mayor Stephanson congratulated President Gipson who will be inducted into the Snohomish County Sports Hall of Fame, Class of 2012, on September 26, 2012. 


COUNCIL

Council Member Roberts and Moore commented on the Sound Transit bus stop located at 38th and Broadway which was closed as a result of commuter parking issues. 

Mayor Stephanson thanked Sound Transit for supporting the city’s request to close this bus stop.

Council Members Moore, Affholter, and Burke congratulated President Gipson on his induction into the Snohomish County Hall of Fame.


CITY ATTORNEY

The city attorney had no comments.


CITIZEN COMMENTS

There were no citizen comments.


COUNCIL BRIEFING AGENDA

Revenue Workshop
Presented by Debra Bryant, CAA/CFO

Business License and Tax Portal Project Update
Presented by Susy Haugen, Finance

Debra Bryant stated that the Mayor’s office will work in conjunction with the Council President to determine the representation of elected officials as the next phase of the governance model is developed. 


CONSENT ITEMS:

Moved by Council Member Moore, seconded by Council Member Affholter, to approve the following consent items:

RESOLUTION – CLAIMS

To adopt Resolution No. 6543 acknowledging the payment of audited and approved claims against the City of Everett in the amount of $1,104,394.16 for the period of September 8, 2012, through September 14, 2012.


RESOLUTION – PAYROLL

To adopt Resolution No. 6544 acknowledging the payment of audited and approved payroll claims against the City of Everett in the amount of $3,417,335.45 for the period ending September 8, 2012.


Roll was called with all council members voting yes, except Council Members Hatloe and Stonecipher who were excused.
            Motion carried.


ACTION ITEMS:

COUNCIL BILL NO. 1209-45

 THIRD AND FINAL READING:

AN ORDINANCE relating to liquor, amending Ordinance Nos. 3471, 1145-85, and 2442-00, as amended

Moved by Council Member Roberts, seconded by Council Member Burke, that this is declared to be the third and final reading of Council Bill No. 1209-45, and the City Clerk is directed to call the roll for the final disposition of the ordinance.


 AYES:     Roberts, Moore, Gipson, Burke, Affholter
 NAYS:     None
 EXCUSED: Hatloe, Stonecipher

              Ordinance No. 3296-12 adopted.


AGREEMENT AMENDED – NEIGHBORHOOD GRANT

Moved by Council Member Moore, seconded by Council Member Burke, to authorize the Mayor to sign Amendment No. 1 to the Grant Agreement with the South Forest Park Neighborhood Association.


Roll was called with all council members voting yes, except Council Members Hatloe and Stonecipher who were excused.
            Motion carried.
AGREEMENT AMENDED – NEIGHBORHOOD GRANT

Moved by Council Member Burke, seconded by Council Member Moore, to authorize the Mayor to sign Amendment No. 1 to the Grant Agreement with the Lowell Civic Association.


Roll was called with all council members voting yes, except Council Members Hatloe and Stonecipher who were excused.

            Motion carried.


BID AWARD – LANDSLIDE REPAIR

Moved by Council Member Roberts, seconded by Council Member Moore, to award the 2011 Landslide Repair, Lowell-Larimer Road Project, to Granite Construction Company in the amount of $391,901.00 including Washington State sales tax.


Roll was called with all council members voting yes, except Council Members Hatloe and Stonecipher who were excused.

            Motion carried.


AGREEMENT – EASEMENT/LOT 8 OF RIVERSIDE BUSINESS PARK

Moved by Council Member Burke, seconded by Council Member Affholter, to authorize the Mayor to sign the Easement Agreement from Snohomish County for Lot 8 of the Riverside Business Park substantially in the form provided.

 

 

Roll was called with all council members voting yes, except Council Members Hatloe and Stonecipher who were excused.

      Motion carried.


GRANT AWARD

Moved by Council Member Roberts, seconded by Council Member Affholter, to authorize the Mayor to execute the Agreement with the Washington State Department of Commerce and accept the Grant Award in the amount of $45,000.


Roll was called with all council members voting yes, except Council Members Hatloe and Stonecipher who were excused.

            Motion carried.


The city council meeting adjourned at 1:28 p.m.

 

     ___________________________
     City Clerk


Read and approved as printed.
     ____________________________
     President

 

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