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10/15/2019 06A Draft Council Minutes Approval 4,41 BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 6.A. For Meeting of: October 15, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Approval of the minutes from the October 1, 2019 019 City Council regular meeting, October 1, 2019 City Council special meeting and October 1 and 3, 2019 City Council study sessions SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: See attached. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: Interim City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes. BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type ci I ular 1 /3/ 01• r e o D 1 -1 sp ial 1 /3/ 01 r e o D 10-1 ss 10/3/ 01 r e o D 1 -3 ss 10/7/ 01 r e o 2 4 iX.tlitiliti t ii h C) f♦♦ f ::}iti;;;p0.4ATD S4e YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL October 1, 2019 City Hall -- Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting -- MINUTES 1. Roll Call Mayor Coffey called the meeting to order at 5:46 p.m. Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Council members Holly Cousens, Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Carmen Mendez and Jason White Staff: Interim City Manager Cynthia Martinez, City Attorney Jeff Cutter and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee 2. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Coff le. ' 'le. - of A : 'ance 3. Interprete i ervice Mayor Coff 'i •► ed rge Vi e who a ou ed interprete ervices are available. 4. Open Discussion for the Good of the Order A. Proclamations YWCA Domestic Violence Awareness Month Proclamation Assisant Mayor Gutierrez proclaimed the month of October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Cheri Kilty accepted the proclamation. B. Presentations/ Recognitions/ Introductions Presentation by City of Yakima Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee on Potential Pedestrian Master Plan Bike and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Chair Neil McClure advocated for a Pedestrian Master Plan. He reported the Committee is seeking Council approval for a funding package for this plan, which is projected at$40,000 to$70,000. Council Member Mendez suggested using REET funds.Assistant Mayor Gutierrez suggested staff could assist in seeking grants.After Council discussion, MOTION: White moved and Cousens seconded to add the potential Pedestrian Master Plan to the 2020 budgeting sessions. The motion carried by unanimous vote. ii. Presentation by City of Yakima Community Integration Committee re: Page 1 of 4 3 Council Meeting Equity and Community Integration Plan Chad Stover, Community Integration Committee member, reported on the Committee's recommendation regarding a Council meeting equity and community integration plan.After Council discussion, MOTION: Hill moved and Mendez seconded to schedule a study session with the Community Integration Committee regarding these recommendations in 2020. The motion carried by unanimous vote. 5. Council Reports A. Council Healthy Communities and Neighborhood Building Committee report Chair Hill stated he had nothing to report. B. Council Economic Development Committee report Chair White reported on the recent Council Economic Development Committee meeting. C. Council Public Safety Committee report Chair Gutierrez reported on the recent Council Public Safety Committee meeting. She commended the Yakima Police Department for its increase in communication efforts and social media presence. 6. Consent As n.a 11. Mayor Coff referre. o . ace. . Co _.0 nda, q .stioning whether there were any a. itions o .el- ens . Co .er. .resent. Item c now 6F) and item 9 (now 6G) - ,.®-. to t : conse .a® da. T i Clerk read th- onsent 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 Mendez seconded to approve the consent agenda. The motion carried by unanimous vote. A. Hadong Sister City dinner reimbursement B. Approval of the minutes from the September 17, 2019 City Council regular meeting and September 24, 2019 City Council special meeting C. Accept Council Committee minutes D. Set date of November 5, 2019, for a closed record public hearing to consider the Hearing Examiner's recommendation regarding the preliminary plat of Anderson Park located in the vicinity of S 64th Ave& Occidental Rd E. Resolution authorizing a Construction Services Agreement Amendment No. 2 with JUB Engineering, Inc., for Construction Services to rehabilitate the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field West General Aviation Apron RESOLUTION NO. R-2019-087, A RESOLUTION authorizing a Construction Services Page 2 of 4 4 Agreement Amendment No. 2 with JUB Engineering, Inc., for Construction Services to rehabilitate the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field West General Aviation Apron. F. Ordinance amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code Chapter 8.20 Right-of-Way Use Permits ORDINANCE NO. 2019-032,AN ORDINANCE amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code Chapter 8.20 Right-Of-Way Use Permits G. Ordinance amending Chapter 9.25 YMC concerning cruising events ORDINANCE NO. 2019-033,AN ORDINANCE amending City of Yakima Municipal Code Chapter 9.25 Cruising Control to provide specific dates and times when cruising prohibitions will not be enforced. 7. Public Comment Tony Courcy, City resident, spoke on several issues. Tony Sandoval, City resident, believes it is a waste of tax payer dollars to hire an Interim City Manager and shared his support of Interim City Manager Martinez. Dave Hanson, City resident, shared his concern about the contract with Sunrise Outreach for Camp Hope and suggested the lease be amended to have the relocation period changed to April and September. DEPARTM S rib 8. This item w. • added . th .ge ®. .- .mini 9. This item wd -®® ® o th conse .. da bees 'n® tem 6G CITY MANAGER UPDATE 10. Consideration of appropriation of funds to address the no camping ordinance Jeffrey Schaap,Assistant City Attorney, briefed Council on the issue. Tony Courcy, City resident, spoke on several issues. Rhonda Hauff, Chief Operating Officer of Yakima Neighborhood Health Services (YNHS), shared statistics on homelessness and the services they provide. After Council discussion, MOTION: White moved and Cousens seconded to adopt proposal C. The motion carried by a 6-1 vote, Gutierrez voting no. 11. Other Business MOTION: Cousens moved and Gutierrez seconded to add to the next agenda a review of the temporary ordinance for Camp Hope. The motion carried by unanimous vote. A. Discussion about, and possible modifications, of the current committee structure utilized by the City Council Council Member Hill stated he would like to eliminate the Council Committees, with the exception of an Appointment Committee needed to make recommendations to the full Council Page 3 of 4 5 regarding appointments to City advisory committees and could meet only when needed. After Council discussion, MOTION: Hill moved and Cousens seconded to abolish the Council Committees of Economic Development, Public Safety, Healthy Communities & Neighborhood Building and Partnership and stand up an appointment committee. The motion carried by a 4-3 vote, Gutierrez, Funk and Mendez voting no. 12. Adjournment MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Mendez seconded to adjourn to a City Council study session on October 3, 2019, at 10 a.m. at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote. The meeting adjourned at 7:35 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 4 of 4 6 sa.e.+ntikatiYt\it (( f °+r ! t �`R�RATIL't 16 YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING October 1, 2019 City Hall --Council Chambers 4 p.m. Interview Interim City Manager applicants -- MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Council Members Holly Cousens, Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Carmen Mendez(present at 4:22 p.m.)and Jason White Staff: City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee 2. Interviews of Interim City Manager applicants Human Resources Director Connie Mendoza reported candidate Larry Patterson has withdrawn from consideration, which leaves two candidates. Council members ervie Al Meye Iff an es rick via Skyp or the Interim City Manager position. MOTION: Hill m• -d a• o ens s s • d to a to executi session to evaluate the qualification • . .pplic. t for p • employ for up to 16 inutes. The motion carried by unanimous vote. Executive Session was held and adjourned at 5:28 p.m. and the meeting reconvened. MOTION: Cousens moved and White seconded to enter into contract negotiations with Alex Meyerhoff. The motion failed by a 4-3 vote with Gutierrez, Funk, Mendez and Hill voting no. MOTION: Funk moved to make a contract offer for a minimum of six months with a possibility to renew for three months with Alex Meyerhoff. The motion failed for lack of second. MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Mendez seconded to adjourn to an executive session for up to 30 minutes to evaluate the qualifications of an applicant for public employment. The motion carried by unanimous vote. Executive Session was held and adjourned at 5:46 p.m. and the meeting reconvened.Assistant Mayor Gutierrez stated she feels it is best to work with someone from the community and there is talent here. Council Member Funk reported she believes a duration of the contract should be included in any motions. MOTION: Hill moved and Cousens seconded to enter into a contract with Alex Meyerhoff. The motion carried by a 4-3 vote with Gutierrez, Funk and Mendez voting no. 3. Adjournment Page 1 of 2 7 MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Cousens seconded to adjourn to the next Council regular meeting to occur now, October 1, 2019, at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote. The meeting adjourned at 5:46 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR ll 111 Page 2 of 2 8 1-:Z41111111,•*.%'"% Hcomom.ryi:1 10.1 tt��i�RPy;R rtTEYY 1��4 YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION October 1, 2019 City Hall --Council Chambers 10 a.m. Council Budget Review-- MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Council Members Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Carmen Mendez(present at 10:42 a.m.)and Jason White Staff: Interim City Manager Cynthia Martinez, Director of Finance & Budget Steve Groom and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee Absent and excused: Council Member Cousens 2. Council Revie ,sed •get- 1 4 Interim City Ma ger Ma e - -- - . staf - hed ' Octo r 8 and 10 budget study sessions d sug• .te Oct. -r 16 h were no obj tions to those dates. Steve Groom, I irec or of Finance & Budget, reviewed a PowerPoint on the proposed 2020 budget. Assistant Mayor Gutierrez asked about the potential elimination of the Transportation Benefit District(TBD)and what efforts are being made to show the impact on the City if eliminated. Interim City Manager Martinez stated the City cannot advocate for a ballot measure; however, we can educate. She also noted the Association of Washington Cities and other groups are leading efforts advocating for the TBD. Ms. Gutierrez requested an update on completed and future TBD projects to include expenses.Additionally, she asked about positions being funded by the TB D. Interim Assistant City Manager Schafer noted there are two positions, which would be eliminated if the TBD goes away. Assistant Mayor Gutierrez asked if there were any budget cut proposals. Director of Finance & Budget Groom noted they are not proposing any cuts at this time. Ms. Gutierrez requested a list of possible budget reductions for Council's review. 3. Public comment(allow 15 minutes) None. 4. Adjournment MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Mendez seconded to adjourn to a City Council 9 special meeting today, October 1, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote. The meeting adjourned at 11:27 a.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR 10 / tf-# r tyt i,xRk�&A;BCY YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION October 3, 2019 City Hall -- Council Chambers 10:00 a.m. Council Budget Review-- MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Council Members Kay Funk, Brad Hill and Jason White Staff: Interim City Manager Cynthia Martinez, Director of Finance & Budget Steve Groom and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee Absent and excused: Council Members Holly Cousens and Carmen Mendez 2. Council Revie sed get- 4 k. rim in- Steve Groom, Director of Finance & Budget, reviewed a PowerPoint on the proposed 2020 policy issues. limmoily //////it I Fire Chief Markham briefed Council on the proposed inspection report filing fee.After Council discussion, MOTION: Funk moved and Hill seconded for preparation of an ordinance for imposition of this fee (fire inspection report filing fee). The motion carried by unanimous vote, Cousens and Mendez absent. Fire Chief Markham discussed fire inspection fees and special event fees.After Council discussion, MOTION: Funk moved and Gutierrez seconded to prepare an ordinance for this fee (fire special event fee). The motion carried by unanimous vote, Cousens and Mendez absent. Fire Chief Markham reviewed a proposal to add one time full-time community risk reduction specialist position. Deputy Fire Chief Reid briefed Council on a two-tier hazardous material fee. Deputy Fire Chief Rodriquez briefed Council on a proposal for one full-time day investigator. Council Member Hill asked if only given one position, what position should it be. Chief Markham recommended the community risk reduction specialist, which has a funding source. Police Chief Murray stated he set a single priority of reducing violent crime when he became 11 Chief and every decision made revolves around this single priority. Chief Murray reviewed the following policy issues: cell phones for every officer, four additional part-time community response officers, and one full-time administrative systems analyst. Steve Groom, Director of Finance & Budget, briefed Council on the License Plate Recognition (LP R)Technology for parking enforcement and the issues involved with a new ruling that tires can no longer be chalked. Council discussed the current parking ticket cost and believes the cost should be increased. Joan Davenport, Director of Community Development, reviewed a proposal for one additional full-time plans examiner 1 due to the increase in permits. Scott Schafer, Interim Assistant City Manager, briefed Council on the need for additional maintenance and operating costs for the Henry Beauchamp Jr. Community Center(HBCC) and Washington Fruit Community Center.Additionally, Mr. Schafer and Airport Director Peterson reviewed the airline service development request to explore and pursue alternative airlines or destinations to service the area. Dave Brown,Acting Public Works Director, briefed Council on the following proposals: eliminate two temporary employees and replace with one 9-month ball field maintenance worker, a second Beyond the Bell Program, Lions Pool dehumidification system, traffic calming and community centers capital repair& replacement. Council members requested more information on the traffic calming requests and costs. 3. Public commen ® mi 111111 None. 4. Adjournment 1111 MOTION: Gutierrez moved and White seconded to adjourn to a City Council Business Meeting on October 15, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Cousens and Mendez absent. The meeting adjourned at 12:03 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITYCLERK MAYOR