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09/17/2019 06A Draft Council Minutes Approval BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEM ENT Item No. 6.A. For Meeting of: September 17, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Approval of the minutes from the September 3, 2019 City Council regular meeting and August 29, 2019 City Council study session SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: See attached. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR I SUBMITTAL L -////i_pi_/ Interim City Manager : 7/75- - --- ---t- __ STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes. BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type D 0 2 iA1AhiY dk r�td a /o ;A'ZAA YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL September 3, 2019 City Hall -- Council Chambers 5:00 p.m. Executive Session; 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting; 6 p.m. Public Hearings -- MINUTES EXECUTIVE SESSION 1. Executive Session regarding prospective and pending litigation Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Councilmembers Holly Cousens (arrived 5:22 p.m.), Kay Funk, Brad Hill and Jason White Absent and excused: Councilmember Carmen Mendez MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Funk seconded to adjourn to Executive Session for up to 30 minutes to discuss prospective and pending litigation. The motion carried by unanimous vote. Executive ' .sion h: and al urner : .28 p. 1. Roll Call Council: M... . by C. -y, press. •,Assista or Dulce Guti rez, Councilmembers Holly Cousens, Kay Funk, Brad Hill and Jason White Staff: Interim City Manager Cynthia Martinez, City Attorney Jeff Cutter and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee Absent and excused: Carmen Mendez 2. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Coffey led the Pledge of Allegiance. 3. Interpreter Services Mayor Coffey introduced Jorge Villasenor who announced interpreter services are available. 4. Open Discussion for the Good of the Order A. Employee Recognition for Community Relations Specialist Sean Davido Communications and Public Affairs Manager Randy Beehler introduced and recognized Community Relations Specialist Sean Davido for his exemplary work. Mayor Coffey presented Mr. Davido with a City Apple Award. B. Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Council Committees Page 1 of 6 3 Appointment to the Lodging TaxAdvisory Committee Mayor Coffey reported the Council Partnership Committee recommends appointment of Anne Moneymaker, Sales& Marketing Manager of the State Fair Park, to the Lodging TaxAdvisory Committee to replace Greg Lybeck, who resigned his position with the State Fair Park. MOTION: Cousens moved and Gutierrez seconded to approve the recommendation. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. 5. Council Reports A. Lodging Tax Advisory Committee Report Mayor Coffey reported on the Lodging TaxAdvisory Committee meeting of August 15, 2019. Assistant Mayor Gutierrez requested staff to encourage SOZO to be an applicant for lodging tax funds in the future. B. Council Economic Development Committee report Councilmember White reported on the recent Council Economic Development Committee meeting. MOTION: White moved and Gutierrez seconded to add the vacant building ordinance to the next meeting. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. 6. ConsentA •n.a Mayor Coff referre' o I -. ace. .,.■o Co nda, q stioning whether there were any a' itions o iel: ens Co - _ .er resent. Ther ere no changes. The City Clerk r - - ens: Agent 't: s, inclu' . olutions and dinances, 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, Mendez absent. A. Approval of the minutes from the August 20, 2019 City Council regular meeting and August 27, 2019 City Council special meeting B. Resolution authorizing a contract with Selland Construction, Inc. for Alley Paving Project RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-084,A RESOLUTION authorizing a contract with Selland Construction, Inc. for alley reconstruction C. Resolution authorizing the Chief of Police to execute recurring annual agreements with the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-085,A RESOLUTION authorizing the Chief of Police's execution of recurring annual agreements with the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration. D. Resolution authorizing an Interlocal School Resource Officer Agreement with the Yakima School District Page 2 of 6 4 RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-086,A RESOLUTION authorizing an Interlocal School Resource Officer Agreement with Yakima School District No. 7 for the continuation of the school resource officer program during the 2019-2020 school year 7. Public Comment Luz Gutierrez, City resident, spoke about another city in the valley that utilizes lodging tax funds for its annual Cinco de Mayo event and encouraged Yakima to do the same. Matt Lunstrum, City resident, shared his concerns about the Yakima School District Board. PUBLIC HEARINGS 8. Open record public hearing to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation on a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#001-19) and Rezone (RZ#002-19) request submitted by UPI Property II LLC Planning Manager Joseph Calhoun briefed Council on the request, noting the Comprehensive Plan Amendment process submittal period ended on April 30, 2019. He stated the Planning Commission held a study session and a public hearing on the requests and forwarded its recommendation for approval to the Council. Mayor Coffey opened the public hearing and, with no one coming forward to speak, closed the hearing. MOTION: . - o • . an. ousel-con aprepare legislation appro • t requ- andthis ck to Counc The motion carried by unanimous ,te, Me -z 9. Open recor • • Sari to con -r e Yaki P ning Commi n's recommendation on a Compre ensive Plan mendmen PA#002- 9 and Rezone ( #003-19) request submitted by John I Haas Inc Planning Manager Joseph Calhoun briefed Council on the request. Mayor Coffey opened the public hearing and Mark Fickes, representing John I Haas, spoke in support of this request. MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to direct staff to prepare legislation to approve the request and bring this back to Council. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. 10. Open record public hearing to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation on a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#004-19) and Rezone (RZ#004-19) request submitted by the City of Yakima Planning Division Planning Manager Joseph Calhoun briefed Council on the request. Mayor Coffey opened the public hearing and, with no one coming forward to speak, closed the hearing. MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to direct staff to prepare legislation to approve the request and bring this back to Council. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. Page 3 of 6 5 11. Open record public hearing to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation on a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#005-19) and Rezone (RZ#007-19) request submitted by Forrest Emmons Planning Manager Joseph Calhoun briefed Council on the request. Mayor Coffey opened the public hearing and, with no one coming forward to speak, closed the hearing. MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to direct staff to prepare legislation to approve the request and bring this back to Council. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. 12. Open record public hearing to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation on a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA#006-19) and Rezone (RZ#006-19) request submitted by River 16 LLC Planning Manager Joseph Calhoun briefed Council on the request. Mayor Coffey opened the public hearing and, with no one coming forward to speak, closed the hearing. MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to direct staff to prepare legislation to approve the request and bring this back to Council. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. DEPARTM S 13. Resolution thorizin eeme ood ngine ing, Inc. for property located at 2 10 We a ngto e, i e ki Air Terminal cAllister Field Mayor Coffey reported this item is postponed to a future meeting. 14. Ordinance repealing City of Yakima Municipal Code Chapter 9.25 Cruising Control Community Development Specialist Colleda Monick and Councilmember White briefed Council on a recent meeting with car club enthusiasts. Art Reis, City resident, spoke favorably on the suggested amendments to the cruising ordinance and shared how pleased he was with the recent meeting. MOTION: White moved and Cousens seconded to have staff modify the cruise ordinance that would allow cruising downtown Yakima on the second and third Saturdays in June, July,August and September from 6-10 p.m. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. 15. Ordinance imposing a local sales and use tax, as provided for in Substitute House Bill 1406, to be used for the provision of affordable housing opportunities within the City; adding new Sections 3.78.065 and 3.78.067 to the Yakima Municipal Code; and amending Section 3.78.080 of the Yakima Municipal Code Assistant City Attorney Bleek briefed Council on the ordinance. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title only. MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to pass the ordinance. The motion Page 4 of 6 6 carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. ORDINANCE NO. 2019-020,AN ORDINANCE imposing the maximum capacity available from the City's annual taxable retail sales and use tax, as provided for in Substitute House Bill 1406 effective July 28, 2019, to be used for the provision of affordable housing opportunities within the City. 16. Ordinance granting PacifiCorp a non-exclusive franchise to locate, construct, maintain and operate electric transmission and distribution lines within the City of Yakima and prescribing the terms of such grant City Attorney Cutter briefed Council on the ordinance. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title only. MOTION: Hill moved and Gutierrez seconded to pass the ordinance. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. ORDINANCE NO. 2019-021,AN ORDINANCE granting to PacifiCorp, an Oregon Corporation, doing business as Pacific Power, a non-exclusive franchise to locate, construct, maintain and operate electric transmission and distribution lines within the City of Yakima, Washington, and prescribing the terms of such grant. 17. Other Business Councilmember Funk requested staff provide materials for Executive Session ahead of time. MOTION: - - mo - • - ouse econ utes to elementa -choo ss to the ext a. T motion carrie y unanimous vote, Mendez ab• nt. A. I .cus , and . .si modi ti , of the curre committee structure -. . the y Coun Councilmember Hills stated he would like to research this issue a little more. MOTION: Hill moved and Cousens seconded to move this item to the October 1 meeting. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. 18. Adjournment MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to adjourn to the next Council regular meeting on September 17, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Mendez absent. The meeting adjourned at 6:19 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE Page 5 of 6 7 ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR DRAFT Page 6 of 6 8 ¢aaRadRR g R p aR dt aid YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION August 29, 2019 City Hall --Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Clean City Program and Safe Routes to Schools -- MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Councilmembers Holly Cousens, Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Carmen Mendez and Jason White Staff: Interim City Manager Cynthia Martinez, City Attorney Jeff Cutter, Interim Assistant City Manager Scott Schafer, Communication & Public Affairs Manager Randy Beehler and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee 2. Clean City Program I nterim Assista ity . .g Schaf: Sen' .sista CityAttorne ara Watkins and Solid Wast; Recy ng ---- or: ma ented PowerPoint on the Clean City proj: propo -1. . 'ns n un g could be ained by increasing the Yakima Wa, ' - - Ut Tax •% to 'o, hich is simil o the tax imposed by other lower valley ci ies. Solid Waste & Recycling Manager Loretta Zammarchi reviewed the current structure of the Commercial Waste Collection, which is collected by a private hauler in Yakima County and regulated by the Washington Utilities & Transportation Commission. Ms. Zammarchi also reviewed problematic recycling issues, 2020 rate study, planning for the closure of the Terrace Height Landfill in 2027 and the impact on collection rates. 3. Safe Routes to Schools Interim Assistant City Manager Schafer reviewed the Safe Routes to Elementary Schools information, including the citywide LED lighting upgrade project, evaluation of 20 traffic- calming requests, Yakima Transit Sidewalk policy and Complete Streets policy.Acting Chief Engineer Desgrosellier explained the grant application process for Safe Routes to Schools funding. 4. Public comment(allow 15 minutes) None. 5. Adjournment MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Mendez seconded to adjourn to the next City Council regular meeting on September 3, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The motion 9 carried by unanimous vote. The meeting adjourned at 6:44 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR