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5-24-18 PSC agenda packet Council Public Safety Committee 2nd Floor Conference Room City Hall May 24, 2018 3:00 p.m. Members: Staff: Others: Councilmember D. Gutierrez (chair) City Manager Cliff Moore Councilmember Cousens Asst. City Manager Ana Cortez Councilmember Funk Police Chief Dominic Rizzi Councilmember White (alternate) City Prosecutor Cynthia Martinez Brad Coughenour Scott Schafer Agenda 1) Approval of April 26, 2018 minutes 2) New Business a) Update from gang conference - Gutierrez 3) Old Business a) Domestic violence i) Legislative action b) Forum wrap up – next steps 4) Other Business 5) Information items 6) Recap of future agenda items 7) Audience Participation 8) Adjournment Council Public Safety Committee 2nd Floor Conference Room City Hall April 26, 2018 3:00 p.m. Members: Staff: Others: Councilmember Gutiérrez Councilmember Cousens Councilmember Funk Cliff Moore, City Manager Ana Cortez, Assistant City Manager Dominic Rizzi, Police Chief Pat Reid, Deputy Fire Chief Aaron Markham, Deputy Fire Chief Cynthia Martinez, City Prosecutor Joe Rosenlund, Streets Manager Brett Sheffield, Chief Engineer Connie Mendoza, Dir. of Human Resources Bronson Faul, Sr. Assistant City Attorney Tony Doan, Fire Code Inspector Brad Coughenour, SunComm Manager Nick Sloan, IAFF Kelley Melcher, IAFF Executive Minutes Gutiérrez called the meeting to order. 1. Approval of March 22, 2018 minutes The March 22, 2018 meeting minutes were reviewed. Funk motioned to accept the minutes as presented and Cousens seconded the motion. The minutes were approved unanimously. 2. New Business a. Proposed inspection fee revision Markham reviewed the fire inspection fees that were adopted in December 2016 and are in the Yakima Municipal Code. After a year of building inspections, staff thought it was time to revisit the fees based on what the inspectors have observed. There are three options for Council consideration. 1. Reduce the fee for vacant buildings by $25.00 2. Increase the hourly rate for inspections of larger buildings (greater than 10,000 SF) 3. Increase the fee for re-inspections After group discussion, Funk motioned to forward the three proposals to the full Council for consideration and Gutiérrez seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously. b. Strategic planning follow up Cortez reviewed the strategic plan outline that was distributed. Council members agreed to meet and discuss the outline and report back to the committee at the May meeting. c. Fire chief selection process Funk asked what the process was for the fire chief selection. Moore reviewed the Charter and the roles of the City Manager and discussed the process that will be used. Interviews are scheduled for May 15 and Gutiérrez is the Council representative selected to one of the panels. Committee members, Union representatives and staff discussed their perspectives on the current process and processes that have been used in past recruitments. 3. Old Business a. Traffic calming procedure revision i. East/West arterial issues Cortez reported that traffic calming was one of the issues Council wanted the Community Integration Committee to review. The Integration Committee will discuss traffic calming policies and impacts at its May meeting and an update will be brought to the Public Safety Committee in May. b. Domestic violence i. Legislative action Martinez did not have anything new to report. c. Dangerous dog ordinance Martinez reported that one of the attorney’s is working on the ordinance and will bring a revised version to the full Council at its next meeting. d. Conclusion of public forums/wrap up Gutiérrez did not have anything new to report. 4. Other business Gutiérrez stated that she and Funk are working on the Crisis Response Team and will be meeting weekly. They will provide updates on the group’s progress. 5. Information items Nothing for the group. 6. Recap of future agenda items Strategic Planning update Traffic calming procedure Domestic violence 7. Audience participation No audience participation. 8. Adjournment The next meeting is scheduled for May 24 at 3:00 in the 2nd Floor Conference Room. Dulce Gutiérrez, Chair