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CC MIN 031114City of Bothell Bothell Municipal Court, 10116 NE 183 Stree Bothell, WA City Council Study Session Minutes Tuesday, March 11, 2014 6:00 PM Call to OrderlPledge of Allegiance Mayor Freed called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM and led the Pledge of Allegiance. 1. Roll Call Mayor Freed, Deputy Mayor Spivey and Councilmembers Agnew, Evans, Lamb, Rheaume, and Samberg present 2. Meeting Agenda Approval The meeting agenda was approved as presented. 3. Council Committee Reports Councilmember Evans reported on the RFA meeting of March 6, 2014. Mayor Freed reported on the Economic Development Committee. 4. Study Session a. AB #14 -35 -Study Session -Status Update Regarding City Hall Predevelopment Agreement Work City Manager Bob Stowe presented and introduced the consulting team: Mike Jobes with Miller Hull Partnership, Bill Dejarlais of GLY Construction and Hamilton Hazelhurst of City Investors Development. Mr. Stowe stated the purpose of the meeting is to provide Council a status update of the project and receive direction from Council regarding the scope of work and major elements of the project. Discussion ensued. City Council Study Session Minutes March 11, 2014 Page 2 of 3 Council directed staff to move forward with the bid and design work to receive hard numbers on the major elements of the project. Council recessed at 8:05 PM and reconvened at 8:20 PM. After the break, Mayor Freed announced that council would reverse the order of the agenda and hear AB 14 -37, Pavement Preservation and Funding, first. b. AB # -14 -37 Study Session regarding Pavement Preservation and Funding Senior Civil Engineer Ronnie Bennett presented and reviewed the current state of streets in Bothell. He introduced Paul Sachs of Northwest Management Systems and reviewed the Pavement Condition Index (PCI) and reviewed alternative maintenance methods. Staffs recommendation includes a 3- teired approach which includes a proposed Maintenance and Operations Levy. Discussion ensued. Council moved into the next agenda item as it is related. a. AB #14 -36 - Study Session Concerning a Potential Resolution Authorizing a November 4, 2014, General Election for: 1) Parks & Public Spaces Levy; and 2) Street Preservation & Pedestrian Safety Levy City Manager Bob Stowe presented and stated that at the Council Retreat, Council concurred that voters should be asked if they want to fund critical downtown infrastructure while providing for additional park and public space amenities. He also stated that the city's infrastructure is aging as discussed earlier in the evening. He asked for direction in preparing a resolution for Council consideration to place before the voters in the November General Election ballot measures for 1) Parks & Public Spaces and 2) Street Preservation and Maintenance. These would be two separate ballot measures. Discussion ensued. Council was in favor of a Capital Levy for Parks and Public Spaces; but not in favor of a Maintenance and Operations Levy. City Council Study Session Minutes March 11, 2014 Page 3 of 3 Staff will bring back to Council a Resolution on the Capital Levy to include the Park at Bothell Landing, Main Street Enhancement and Extension, The Boulevard, and Park Acquisition and Development. The Resolution will also include a skate park and North Creek Forest Development as well as the levy amount. 5. Adjournment Mayor Freed adjourned the meeting at 9:47 PM. Submitted for Approval 4 /1/14 Laura Hathaway, City Clerk 1 Approved as Submitted: 4/1/14