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CC MIN 110414City Council Regular Meeting & Study Session Meeting Minutes Tuesday, November 4, 2014 6:00 PM Call to Order /Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Freed called the meeting to order at 6:00 PM and led the Pledge of Allegiance. 1. Roll Call Councilmembers Agnew, Evans, Lamb, Rheaume and Mayor Freed present. Mayor Freed announced that Councilmember Samberg would arrive late and Council , w - c..,,,t,,.,-,. and Deputy Mayor Spivey was were absent and excused. 2. Meeting Agenda Approval The Meeting Agenda was approved as presented. Mayor Freed asked about a resolution in support of Northshore Public Health. City Manager Stowe responded it would be scheduled based on Council direction. 3. Review Projected Agenda Councilmember Evans suggested the following revisions to the budget calendar which will be incorporated: move the November 25 budget study session to December 2 and move the December 2 continuation of the public hearing /possible adoption of the budget to December 9. 4. Visitors (3 minutes per speaker) Hanna Welander - spoke regarding the possible closure Northshore Public Health. Tracy Eickhoff - spoke regarding the need for sidewalks along 188th Street. Terri Herman - spoke regarding the possible closure of Northshore Public Health. Luanne Cunningham - spoke regarding the possible closure of Northshore Public Health. City Council Regular Meeting & Study Session Minutes November 4, 2014 Page 2 of 5 Sandy Guinn spoke regarding 2015 legislative priorities and the Regional Fire Authority. 5. Consent Agenda a. Consider Approval of the October 21, 2014 Regular Meeting Minutes RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the City Council Meeting Minutes of October 21, 2014. b. AB #14 -164 - Consider Approval of Payroll and Benefit Transactions for September 1 -30, 2014 RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve payroll and benefit direct deposit transactions #2000087835 through #2000088439, in the amount of $1,474,510.22; payroll and benefit checks #34759 through #34822, in the amount of $1,141,059.87; and payroll tax deposits in the amount of $559,507.00 for September 1 -30, 2014, payroll that were approved and paid by the City Auditor. c. AB #14 -165 - Consider Award of Construction Contract for the 2014 Storm and Sewer Small Works Project RECOMMENDED ACTION: Authorize the City Manager to execute a construction contract with Shoreline Construction Company, in the amount of $203,382.03 including WSST, for the 2014 Storm and Sewer Small Works Project MOTION: Councilmember Agnew moved approval of the Consent Agenda as presented. Councilmember Lamb second. The motion carried 5 -0; Councilmember Samberg and Deputy Mayor Spivey absent and excused. 6. Old Business a. AB # 14 -166- Consider Adoption of the City's 2015 Legislative Priorities RECOMMENDED ACTION: Adopt the proposed Bothell Legislative Priorities for the 2015 Washington State Legislative Session. City Attorney Joe Beck presented and reviewed previous Council direction regarding the legislative priorities. He stated the City received a letter from UW Bothell asking for the City's continuing support. MOTION: Councilmember Lamb moved adoption of the Legislative Priorities with the following two changes: 1) Legislative Priority #4 - change the wording to state- "Cities are facing increasing prosecutorial burdens and a crisis of funding due to county City Council Regular Meeting & Study Session Minutes November 4, 2014 Page 3 of 5 prosecutors refusing to prosecute many felony crimes. This is compounded by increasingly stringent public defense standards, privatization of liquor and legalization of recreational marijuana." 2) Addition of 5th bullet point: • University of Washington Bothell: The City of Bothell supports UW Bothell's request for capital investment for an academic building to continue the efforts of providing greater access to higher education. Councilmember Agnew second. The motion carried 5 -0; Councilmember Samberg and Deputy Mayor Spivey absent and excused. 7. New Business a. AB #14 -167 - Consider Approval of a .25 Educational and Governmental Access Fee for Cable Subscribers RECOMMENDED ACTION: Although the City's existing cable franchise agreements permit the charge of access fees without further action, the City Manager is seeking Council authorization to send written notice to cable franchise companies operating in Bothell instructing them to begin collecting $0.25 per subscriber per month and to remit the receipts to the City of Bothell as EG Fees for the purpose of procuring or replacing BCTV broadcast equipment. Senior Management Analyst Kathie Oeser presented and entertained council questions. MOTION: Councilmember Agnew moved approval of the recommended action. Councilmember Lamb second. The motion passed 4 -1; Councilmember Rheaume dissenting. Councilmember Samberg and Deputy Mayor Spivey absent and excused. b. AB #14 -168 - Consider Approval of the 2015 Visitor Development Spending Plan RECOMMENDED ACTION: Approve the 2015 Visitor Development Spending Plan. Assistant City Manager Peter Troedsson presented and entertained Council questions. City Council Regular Meeting & Study Session Minutes November 4, 2014 Page 4 of 5 MOTION: Councilmember Evans moved approval as presented. Councilmember Lamb second. The motion carried 5 -0; Councilmember Samberg and Deputy Mayor Spivey absent and excused. c. AB # 14 -169 - Consider Adoption of a Resolution Revising Personnel Policy Chapter 6.1, Revising Definition of Domestic Partner and Providing Incentives to Non - Represented Employees to Enroll in the City's High Deductible Plan with Associated Health Savings Account RECOMMENDED ACTION: Adopt the resolution revising Personnel Policy Chapter 6.1 (Health Insurance), revising the definition of domestic partner and providing incentives for Non - Represented employees to enroll in the City's High Deductible Health Plan with associated Health Savings Accounts. Human Resources Director Jamie Marsden presented and entertained Council questions. MOTION: Councilmember Lamb moved approval of the recommended action as presented. Councilmember Agnew second. The motion carried 5 -0; Councilmember Samberg and Deputy Mayor Spivey absent and excused. 8. Study Session a. AB # 14 -170 - Study Session - Transportation Impact Fee Program Update RECOMMENDED ACTION: No action is requested this evening; however, Council is asked to provide comments and direction. This item is currently scheduled for Council action on December 2, 2014. Utility & Development Services Manager Don Fiene presented along with Deputy Public Works Director Eddie Low and entertained Council questions. Mr. Fiene also introduced Don Samdahl, consultant with Fehr and Peers, who entertained Council questions. This item is scheduled to come back before the Council on December 2, 2014. Council adjourned into Executive Session pursuantto Real Estate at 7:56 PM; expected to last approximately 20 minutes with no action. Council reconvened at 8:17 PM. b. AB #14 -171 - Study Session - 2015 -2016 Biennial Budget Presentation RECOMMENDED ACTION: No action is requested this evening; however, Council is City Council Regular Meeting & Study Session Minutes November 4, 2014 Page 5 of 5 asked to acknowledge the study session and public meeting /hearing schedule and the proposed budget adoption date. City Manager Bob Stowe presented and reviewed the budget schedule (updated earlier in the evening). He reviewed budget highlights and entertained Council questions. Councilmember Samberg arrived at 8:42 PM. MOTION: Councilmember Lamb moved to extend the meeting until 9:10 PM. Councilmember Samberg second. The motion carried 5 -1; Councilmember Agnew dissenting. Deputy Mayor Spivey absent and excused. Discussion continued. 9. Adjournment Mayor Freed adjourned the meeting at 9:09 PM. Submitted for Approval 11 /18/14 Approved as Amended 11/18/14 - page 1 of 5