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04/17/2012 00 Agenda e . 0 ., v N.\ � 4 �r _a YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL April 17, 2012 Council Chambers- -City Hall 4:30 - -6 PM Executive Session; 6 PM Business Meeting; 7 PM Public Hearings EXECUTIVE SESSION 1. Roll Call 2. Executive Session regarding prospective and pending litigation, real estate or land and property considerations, collective bargaining, 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 C. Status reports on prior meeting's citizen service requests 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 B. Consideration of approval of Council Committee Meeting Minutes C. Set Date of Public Hearing on May 1, 2012 regarding a 2012 JAG Grant. D. Resolution authorizing an agreement for actuarial services for certain pension plans and other post - employment benefits provided by the City of Yakima. E. Resolution authorizing the City of Yakima Office of Neighborhood Development Services to partner with the Yakima County DUI Court Program allowing DUI Court Program participant volunteers to perform community service hours. F. Ordinance amending Section 11.32.202 of the YMC pertaining to the installation of gas piping. G. 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 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 (second reading). 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. PUBLIC HEARINGS 6. Public Hearing and Resolution for Council consideration and adoption of the 2012- 2017 Parks and Recreation Comprehensive Plan. 7. Public Hearing to consider a resolution amending the Six -year Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). CITY MANAGER REPORTS 8. Resolution authorizing agreement with Yakima Valley Museum for removal, transport and preservation of statue (Colonel J.J. Weisenburger) 9. Resolution authorizing the expenditure of up to One Thousand Five Hundred Dollars from the non - federal funds provided to the Office of Neighborhood Development Services to assist in the replacement of playground equipment stolen from the nonprofit organization La Casa Hogar. 10. Resolution authorizing an application to the Recreation and Conservation Office (RCO) for land acquisition for development of a regional soccer complex. 11. Resolution declaring surplus property by City of Yakima at 1816 S 24th Avenue. 12. A Resolution of the City of Yakima Transportation Benefit District concerning a voter - approved license tab fee to pay for transportation needs; submitting a ballot measure regarding transportation funding to the qualified electors of the City of Yakima Transportation Benefit District at an election to be held on November 6, 2012; authorizing the Yakima County Prosecutor review ballot title; and requesting that the Yakima City Attorney prepare an explanatory statement for Yakima County's local voter's pamphlet. 13. Other Business 14. Adjournment The next meeting will be a Joint City/ County Council Study Session on April 24, 2012 at 10 a.m. regarding Environmental and Land Issues (Comprehensive Flood Hazard Management Plan, Impact on Utility Capital Facilities and Environmental Permits). The next regular City Council Business meeting will be May 1, 2012 at 6 p.m. 15. 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.vakimawa.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.