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05/07/2019 06A Draft Council Meeting Minutes Approval to\'4\lyy tbxk ik 1 + PPP d g. P A P p P 1 PPi ittYlltYlt.\ta. BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEM ENT Item No. 6.A. For Meeting of: May 7, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Approval of the minutes from the April 16, 2019 City Council regular meeting and April 23, 2019, City Council special meeting SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: See attached. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR ' SUBMITTAL: City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes. BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type 4-1 4/23/2019 r Me o D 4-23 4/25/2019 ( r Memo 2 4b i'. tk, 4a` s p F r�tp aao /w ot- \\Yt;Ak1AA YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL April 16, 2019 City Hall -- Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting -- MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Council Members Holly Cousens, Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Carmen Mendez and Jason White Staff: City Manager Moore, City Attorney Cutter and City Clerk Claar Tee 2. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Coffey led the Pledge of Allegiance. 3. Interpreter Services Mayor Coff ' ced - cia wh nounc are available. 4. Open Dis« .sion f• th: ood • he A. ' •clam. ins Tele Communicators Week proclamation Council Member Cousens proclaimed April 14-20, 2019, as National Tele Communicators Week and Public Safety Manager Brad Coughenour and Assistant Communications Manager Stacey Garcia accepted it. ii. Stand Against Racism proclamation Council Member Mendez proclaimed April 25-28, 2019, as YWCA Yakima Stand Against Racism Day and Cheri Kilty, YWCA Executive Director, accepted it. iii. Cinco De Mayo proclamation Assistant Mayor Gutierrez proclaimed May 5, 2019, as Cinco de Mayo day. Maria DJ Rodriguez and a Ms. Cinco de Mayo candidate accepted it. B. Presentations/ Recognitions/ Introductions Recognition of Walt Fridley of the Wastewater Division for an Apple Award Wastewater Manager Mike Price and Wastewater Superintendent Marc Cawley recognized Walt Fridley for demonstrating excellent customer service above and beyond his regular assignments. Mayor Coffey presented Mr. Fridley with a City Apple award. Page 1 of 4 3 ii. YV Tech PSA's- Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Planning Manager Joseph Calhoun and Community Relations Specialist Sean Davido recognized YV Tech students for their assistance in helping to create a bike/pedestrian public service announcement campaign. 5. Council Reports A. Council Public Safety Committee report Assistant Mayor Gutierrez reported on the recent Council Public Safety Committee meeting. B. Resolution authorizing the removal of City Council Member Funk from participation in all City Council Committee assignments and non-City boards, committees and commissions for six months Mayor Coffey stated she continues to stand by the actions taken by a super-majority of City Council to remove Council Member Funk from her board, commission and committee assignments. Dana Dwinell, City resident, spoke in favor of the sanction and Tony Courcy, City resident, spoke briefly. The following City residents spoke against the sanction: Elizabeth Angland, Kenton Gartrell, Lupe Sanchez, Liz Hallock, Roman Kilinkaridis and Denise Svendsen. Denise Englehart, non-resident, also spoke against the sanction. Council Member Funk made a rebuttal statement, concludin that she stands by her remarks. The City CI -.. le r: . title .j MOTION: .ffey a sec, f • • a esolu n. The motion carried by a 5-2 vo' Funk . . ite v. ; n. RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-041, A RESOLUTION authorizing the removal of City Council Member Kay Funk from participation in all City Council Committee assignments and non-City boards, committees and commission assignments for a period of six months. 6. Consent Agenda Mayor Coffey referred to the items placed on the Consent Agenda, questioning whether there were any additions or deletions from Council members present. Item 6G was removed from the consent agenda becoming item 8. Item 8 was added to the consent agenda becoming item 6H. The City Clerk read the Consent Agenda items, including resolutions and ordinances, by title. (Items on the Consent Agenda are handled under one motion without further discussion—see motion directly below.) MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to approve the consent agenda. The motion carried by unanimous vote. A. Accept Council Committee minutes B. Approval of the minutes from the April 2, 2019, City Council regular meeting and April 9, 2019, City Council special meeting and a correction to the October 2, 2018 Council regular meeting minutes C. Approve payment of disbursements for the period March 1 —31, 2019 Page 2 of 4 4 D. 2019 1st Quarter Treasury Report E. Resolution authorizing a Fire District Assistance Agreement with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to obtain Federal Excess Personal Property(FEPP) RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-042, A RESOLUTION authorizing a Fire District Assistance Agreement with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to obtain Federal Excess Personal Property (FEPP). F. Resolution authorizing award of Bid 11834 and execution of an agreement with Solenis (formerly BASF Corp), to purchase cationic polymer flocculent RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-043, RESOLUTION authorizing award of BID 11834 and execution of an agreement with Solenis (formerly BASF Corp), to purchase Cationic Polymer Flocculent. G. Item 6G was removed from the consent agenda becoming item 10 H. Resolution awarding Request for Qualifications (RFQ) 11903Q and authorizing an agreement with ALSC Architects, to develop a design for Yakima Convention Center north expansion RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-044, RESOLUTION authorizing award of Request for Qualificatio• ' ! 1190 • -•• .uthorizi • an agr 't hitects, to develop a design fo a i . 'env ion . er no sans I. tter of s ,ps - .srtun' .•s trial nter 7. Public Co Tony Courcy, City resident, spoke on several issues. Jerry Mellen, City resident, shared his concerns about the City's debt level. Luz Gutierrez, City resident, spoke in support of the City Manager hiring the new Police Chief. CITY MANAGER UPDATE 8. Item 8 was added to the consent agenda becoming item 61 9. Resolution authorizing two additional months base salary as severance for the Police Chief position City Manager Moore briefed Council on the resolution and reported Mr. Murray's background check has been completed and is extremely positive. Mr. Moore distributed an accurate in- depth article written by KAPP TV reporter Emily Goodell, titled New Yakima Police Chiefs record clean despite allegations. The City Clerk read the resolution by title only.After Council discussion, MOTION: Hill moved and Coffey seconded to adopt the resolution. The motion carried by a 6-1 vote, Funk voting no. Page 3 of 4 5 RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-045, A RESOLUTION authorizing two additional months base salary as severance for the Police Chief position. 10. Resolution authorizing a contract with TTC Construction for Spring Creek Road Improvements for roadway and related improvements in the vicinity of the Yakima Sports Complex Acting Chief Engineer Desgrosellier briefed Council on the resolution. After discussion, the City Clerk read the resolution by title only. MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to adopt the resolution. The motion carried by unanimous vote. RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-046,A RESOLUTION authorizing a contract with TTC Construction for Spring Creek Road Improvements for roadway and related improvements in the vicinity of the Yakima Sports Complex. 11. Other Business Mayor Coffey stated at the April 2, 2019 Council meeting, the Council voted 6-1 to accept the City Manager's response to the YPPA's letter and consider the matter closed. Since then, the YPPA has emailed Council members stating they have had time to read Mr. Moore's response and feel they have additional information to share with Council. Mayor Coffey suggested Council members not meet with the YPPA and if there are additional documents they should send those directly to the City Manager for his review and response. After furthe .__ .isc ncil M 'ers Hi hey would like to read the PA's' r. .o Id t Ma er, and after iewing the response d •rmine i array . ich lude th City Manager. 12. Adjournm: t MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Hill seconded to adjourn to a Special City Council Meeting on April 23, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote. The meeting adjourned at 7:10 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 4 of 4 6 q'txitttt xis !k k¢k 6 p ‘gk kkk a, kk kttttnitxaia YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING April 23, 2019 City Hall --Council Chambers 5:30 p.m.Agenda Preview Meeting 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Council Members Kay Funk, Brad Hill and Jason White Staff: City Manager Moore, City Attorney Cutter and City Clerk Claar Tee Absent and excused: Council Members Holly Cousens and Carmen Mendez 2. Agenda preview for May 7 and 21, 2019 draft agendas City Manager Moo '- ed t ' .nd 21, 9 draf 3. City Manager upd. • City Manager Moo introd -d .a -an fic of Financial nagement who reviewed the census proces ere I vided . ate on lowing items: tate of the City on May 8, 2019;Airport Manager Rob Peterson appointed to the YCDA Board;AWC conference in June; Email phishing scams on the rise, and Council candidates meeting with the City Manager. Council members discussed the agenda for the upcoming meeting with the Yakima School District Board including the possibility of requesting a school conducted survey asking for additional information such as the number of students who are walkers, percentage of walkers, and schools where there are few walkers. It was suggested that the Public Safety Committee take up this issue at its May 2 meeting and bring forward recommendations to the full Council at the May 7 business meeting. City Manager Moore referenced the November 2018 letter sent to the school district superintendent and as previously reported, Mr. Irian responded by telephone saying he felt that all the items were the City's responsibility; however on item 3, he said that streets near Barge-Lincoln and Adams schools might benefit from analysis. Regarding gang prevention/intervention, Council discussed asking the school district to identify a liaison at each school the City could work with. Regarding the youth development portion of the agenda, Council would like to invite the school district to send a representative to the May 29 Village meeting.Additionally, Council discussed asking the school district if there are any possibilities of additional bus transport that might enable expansion of the Beyond the Bell program to an additional site, what it would take to identify select school buildings to keep open from 3:00 to 7:00 pm during the school week and perhaps on weekends and during the summer as well. Ryan Bleek,Assistant City Attorney, reported the City will be notifying property owners who are delinquent on their LID assessments of the foreclosure process for non-payment. Page 1 of 2 7 Randy Beehler, Communications and Public Affairs Manager, discussed how public comment is currently handled and other options including having the comment period during one section of the meeting instead of on every agenda item.After Council discussion, it was general consensus to keep it as it is with the exception of only accepting comment before the consent agenda begins, and if there are more than ten comment clips, to reduce the comment period to two minutes and if more than twenty slips, it will be reduced to 1.5 minutes. Mayor Coffey noted after the meetings, for additional security purposes, Council members should meet with community members in the lobby. 4. Council Committee update None. 5. Adjournment MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Hill seconded to adjourn to the next City Council regular meeting on May 7, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Cousens and Mendez absent. The meeting adjourned at 7:16 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE DRNCI ER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 2 of 2