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07/02/2019 06A Draft Council Meeting Minutes Approval ti i..asxntntj kd d g$Ag r!?-1 aY 1,,acae.. x°'naa.x,,4n BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 6.A. For Meeting of: July 2, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Approval of the minutes from the June 18, 2019 City Council regular meeting and June 24, 2019 Special City Council meeting SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: See attached. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: f if City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes. BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type -1 0/24/2019 r Me L 0-24 /2 /2010 r Me 0 2 ihxllt iiy����xxxnnxemax,. YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL June 18, 2019 City Hall -- Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting -- MINUTES ............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding, Councilmembers Holly Cousens, Kay Funk and Jason White Staff:Acting City Manager Cutter and City Clerk Claar Tee Absent and excused: Councilmembers Dulce Gutierrez, Brad Hill and Carmen Mendez 2. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Coffey led the Pledge of Allegiance. 3. I me rprete Mayor Coff introdu d is w •unc reter s ices are available. 4. Open Dis. .sion f th oo th: 'r•er A. Presentations/ Recognitions/ Introductions Yakima County Development Association report Jonathan Smith, Executive Director, provided an update on Yakima County Development Associations 2018 accomplishments. 5. Council Reports None. 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 6A(now 8) and 6F (now 9)were removed removed from the consent agenda, which renumbered the agenda. 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: Cousens moved and White seconded to approve the consent agenda. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Gutierrez, Hill and Mendez absent. A. This item was removed from the consent agenda becoming item 8 Page 1 of 4 3 B. Approval of the minutes from the June 4, 2019 City Council regular meeting C. Approve payment of disbursements for the period May 1 —31, 2019 D. Set date of July 16, 2019, for a closed record public hearing to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation regarding the preliminary plat of Vista Ridge Phase 2 located in the vicinity of S 72nd Ave& Coolidge Rd. E. Resolution setting public hearings on July 2 and July 16, 2019, to review and adopt the Six-year Transportation Improvement Program and amend the Capital Facilities Element of the Yakima Urban Area Comprehensive Plan for the period of 2020 to 2025 RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-062, A RESOLUTION setting the times and place for hearings on July 2nd and July 16th, 2019 in the city of Yakima Council Chambers to review and adopt the Six-year Transportation Improvement Program and amend the Capital Facilities Element of the Yakima Urban Area Comprehensive Plan for the period of 2020-2025. F. This item was removed from the consent agenda becoming item 9 G. Ordinance updating Classification and Compensation Plan for City Employees Section 2.20.100 ORDINANCE NO. 2019-011 AN ORDINANCE relatin to Cit ersonnel; adopting a classificatio . ,.en for Ci' ploy 21, 2019; and repealing al 'recedi pa .rdina s in , y of kima Municip Code. 7. Public Co ent Tony Cour. -side spoke . . eral iss .. La Casa Hogar board members Priscilla Trevino and David Morales, along with Executive Director Laura Armstrong, provided a report on the citizenship class and requested a letter of support from Council for an upcoming grant application for citizenship work. Community Integration Committee Member Sandra Aguilar spoke in support of their request. MOTION: Cousens moved and White seconded to add the letter of support on the July 2nd agenda. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Gutierrez, Hill and Mendez absent. Luz Gutierrez, City resident, shared her concern about the low sales tax projections and the 2019 budget. Robert Strader, City resident, spoke in support of the agreement with Spark Northwest. DEPARTMENT ITEMS 8. Accept Council Committee minutes Councilmember Funk shared her thoughts on what the minutes should reflect.Additionally, she asked about the status of a grant application reported in the April Partnership Committee minutes. Community Development Director Davenport reported they are monitoring the grant status; however, the information has not yet been released. MOTION: Cousens moved and White seconded to accepted the Council Committee Page 2 of 4 4 minutes. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Gutierrez, Hill and Mendez absent. 9. Ordinance amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code Chapters 7.12, 7.50, and 7.60 regarding metering of wastewater utility connections Wastewater Manager Mike Price briefed Council on the ordinance. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title only. MOTION: Cousens moved and White seconded to pass the ordinance. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Gutierrez, Hill and Mendez absent. ORDINANCE NO. 2019-012, AN ORDINANCE relating to required meters for wastewater utility services; amending Sections 7.12.030, 7.50.060, 7.50.110, 7.50.120, and 7.60.050 of the Yakima Municipal Code regarding metering of wastewater utility connections. 10. Resolution authorizing a Memorandum of Understanding with Spark Northwest for the Solarize Yakima Campaign Randy Beehler, Communications and Public Affairs Manager, briefed Council on the item.After discussion, the City Clerk read the resolution by title only. MOTION: Cousens moved and White seconded to adopt the resolution. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Gutierrez, Hill and Mendez absent. RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-063, A RESOLUTION authorizing an agreement with Spark Northwest f. .- Solarize u. .roject. 11. Ordinance . endin. e . 19 Bus •t for ity of kima; and m g appropriations from Unappropri -d Fun. ;al n va nds diture ring 2019 for various purposes in ding 2, 8 : um. ces :di Steve Groo , ■ -ctor of nance a . =ud get, b - e Council on th ppropriation ordinance. Mayor Coffey noted this is a first reading and will be brought back at the next Council regular meeting for approval. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title only.AN ORDINANCE amending the 2019 Budget for the City of Yakima; and making appropriations from Unappropriated Fund Balances within various Funds for expenditure during 2019 for various purposes including 2018 encumbrances. 12. Discussion of potential amendments to the Yakima Municipal Code, including adding the definition of"inoperable" as the term relates to junk vehicles Senior Assistant City Attorney Sara Watkins briefed Council on the ordinance. Senior Assistant City Attorney Brooke Gooseman and Code Administration Manager Joe Caruso reviewed the suggested amendments.After Council discussion, it was consensus not to take any action. 13. Other Business MOTION: White moved and Cousens seconded to add Community Integration Council representation to the next agenda. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Gutierrez, Hill and Mendez absent. 14. Adjournment MOTION: Cousens moved and White seconded to adjourn to a City Council special meeting on June 24, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Gutierrez, Hill and Mendez absent. The meeting adjourned Page 3 of 4 5 at 6:36 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR DRAFT Page 4 of 4 6 q'txitttt xis !k k¢k '7-E4v p dgk kk kttttnitxaia YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING June 24, 2019 City Hall --Council Chambers 5:30 p.m.Agenda Preview Meeting -- MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Councilmembers Holly Cousens and Jason White Staff: City Manager Moore, City Attorney Cutter and City Clerk Claar Tee Absent and excused: Councilmembers Kay Funk, Carmen Mendez and Brad Hill Due to lack of quorum, the scheduled start time of the meeting was delayed. Mayor Coffey called the meeting to order at 5:45 p.m. 2. Agenda preview f e July 2 . • 1 2019 4 ;ft ag City Manager Moo review t u .nd 1 ' ,raf gen as. 3. City Manager upd. City Manager Moore reported the Downtown Association of Yakima recently stopped sponsoring insurance for cruise events, which led to the cancelation of a recently scheduled cruise. Councilmember White requested additional information regarding insurance rates as it relates to City sponsored events. Community Development Specialist Colleda Monick will research and provide additional information in the near future. City Manager Moore stated the Council received a request from a constituent about banning plastic straws and Styrofoam in the City of Yakima. It was Council consensus to not pursue this issue. Councilmembers expressed interest in HB 1406, which would allow the City to recover a sales and use tax revenue up to the maximum amount permitted under the bill. This tax recovery may only be used for"acquiring, rehabilitating, or constructing affordable housing." City Manager Moore anticipates bringing this back on the July 16 Council agenda. City Manager Moore asked for specific guidance related to the downtown definition and Strategic Plan updates.After discussion, it was consensus to have a study session regarding the Downtown Master Plan to possibly include a citizen survey. Councilmembers also discussed having the Community Integration Committee research why some community members don't utilize the downtown area of the City. 4. Council Committee update Page 1 of 2 7 None. 5. Adjournment MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to adjourn to the next Council regular meeting on July 2, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Funk, Hill and Mendez absent. The meeting adjourned at 6:18 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR DRAFT Page 2 of 2