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04/03/2012 00 Agenda [Revised] j . ti+a 'p n. YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL April 3, 2012 Council Chambers -- City Hall 4:30 p.m. Executive Session; 6 p.m. Business Meeting EXECUTIVE SESSION -"Rev �_ . 1. Roll Call 2. Executive Session regarding prospective and pending litigation, real estate or land and property considerations, collective bargaining and to evaluate the qualifications of an applicant for public employment and review the performance of a public employee. BUSINESS MEETING 1. Roll Call 2. Pledge of Allegiance 3. Open Discussions for the Good of the Order A. Proclamations B. Presentations /recognitions /introductions i. Presentation and introduction of Lily Yeh C. Status reports on prior meeting's citizen service requests i. Response to citizen comments from City Council Meeting of March 6, 2012 regarding Railroad Underpass Project ii. Response to comments from Candi Turner at the City Council Meeting of March 6, 2012, regarding traffic signal at 64th Avenue and Washington. iii. YFD Brown Outs /ARFF Impact - Response to Councilman Lover's requst on March 20, 2012 D. Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Council Committees 4. Consent Agenda All items listed on the Consent Agenda are considered routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion without discussion. A citizen or Council member may request to remove an item from the Consent Agenda, and if approved, it will be considered in its normal sequence on the agenda. A. Consideration of approval of City Council Meeting Minutes i. City Council Study Session of January 24, 2012 and City Council Retreat from February 1, 2012. B. Consideration of approval of Council Committee Meeting Minutes C. Resolution authorizing the City Manager of the City of Yakima to consent to final payments to settle and resolve a sewer backup claim filed by Marlene Amos. D. Resolution setting a Public Hearing on April 17, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers to amend the six -year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). E. Ordinance Amending the 2012 Budget for 2011 Year -End Encumbrances (Second Reading) Ordinance authorizing the issuance and sale of water and wastewater revenue refunding bonds in the principal amount of not to exceed $10,000,000 in one or L' o►nS'E more series to refund (refinance) certain outstanding water and wastewater bonds of the City; and delegating authority to the City Manager or Director of Finance and Budget of the City to approve the final terms of the bonds (first reading). G. Ordinance amending Chapter 2.04 entitled "Group Insurance" of the City of Yakima Municipal Code, specifically by adding a new section 2.04.030 C on authority to exempt certain positions from the health care plan, and deleting 2.04.060 entitled "Physical Examination ". 5. Audience Participation Community members are invited to address items that are not listed on the regular business meeting agenda. A guideline of three (3) minutes per speaker is in place in order to allow as much opportunity as possible for audience participation. A speaker's time may be extended at the discretion of the Mayor and /or the consensus or vote of the Council. Written communication and e -mail messages are strongly encouraged. CITY MANAGER REPORTS 6. Report from Yakima Police Department regarding Gang Free Initiative Update 7. Report regarding the effect of additional police officers on the Prosecution Division workload. 8. Resolution authorizing the Interim City Manager to agree to special employment contract terms providing for severance compensation and health care allowance as part of the employment agreement between Dominic Rizzi, Jr. and the City thereby formalizing the hiring of Dominic Rizzi, Jr. as the new Yakima Chief of Police. • -9: ,OtherBusine -----� ft,- M -0t,1 wi4H�t TINCInja Co 41 C lis Y ak,vv * C OuN�ly T4-) V Cosunit hik 10. Adjournment ptt+ vcvtcy p,KvtK4 ov+ Qro5 The next meeting is a Council Study Session on April 10, 2012 at 10 a.m., followed by an Executive Session at 5 p.m. in the Yakima City Hall Council Chambers. The next regular Council Business meeting will be April 17, 2012 at 6 p.m. in the Yakima City Hall Council Chambers. 11. Council General Information A. Council general information Any invocation that may be offered before the official start of the Council meeting shall be the voluntary offering of a private citizen, to and for the benefit,,of the Council. The views or beliefs expressed by the invocation speaker have not been previously reviewed or approved by the Council, and the Council does not endorse the religious beliefs or views of this, or any other speaker. A Council packet is available for review at the City Clerk's Office and the Library. A packet is also available on line at www.yakimawa.gov under Quick Picks. The City provides special accommodations, such as hearing devices, wheelchair space or language interpreters, for City meetings. Anyone needing special assistance please contact the City Clerk's office at (509) 575 -6037.