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07/02/2012 04Ai Draft Minutes 06-01-2012 Special MeetingYAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING June 1, 2012 City Hall -- Council Chambers 11 a.m. Special Meeting with Incoming City Manager Tony O'Rourke ®� Back � Print Roll Call Present: Council: Mayor Micah Cawley, presiding, Assistant Mayor Maureen Adkison, Council Members Sara Bristol, Kathy Coffey, Rick Ensey, Dave Ettl and Bill Lover Staff: City Clerk Claar Tee Guest: Incoming City Manager Tony O'Rourke 2. Discussion with incoming City Manager Tony O'Rourke Incoming City Manager Tony O'Rourke discussed his first -year game plan with Council, which includes: citizen survey, employee survey, strategic plan FY 2013 -2017, business plan FY 2013, five -year financial plan FY 2013 -2018, communications /marketing team, organizational management/business model review, process review and quality initiative plan. Other ideas and opportunities Mr. O'Rourke reported are as follows- community visioning exercise, gang initiatives /resource allocation, regional fire authority, regional 9 -1 -1 dispatch center, cascade mill district/east -west corridor, Martin Luther King underpass, capitol improvement plan, succession planning, city /county jail, police training /education tuition incentive, indigent defense rule change, information systems technology, employee health plan /risk management, general fund reserve balances, downtown development, airport growth, infrastructure investments, higher education assets /opportunities and joint city /county issues Council expressed their enthusiasm with Mr. O'Rourke's plans. Council Member Coffey noted everyone needs to be realistic about their expectations, especially since the 2013 budget needs to be adopted by the end of the year. Mr. O'Rourke noted he is excited to make a difference and the most critical element is the political will of the Council. 3. Adjournment The meeting adjourned at 11:41 a.m. to the next Council Business meeting on June 5, 2012 at 6 p.m in the Council Chambers. Motion: Adjourn, Moved by Council Member Rick Ensey, Seconded by Council Member Kathy Coffey. Carried 7 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol, Cawley, Coffey, Ensey, Ettl , Lover . 4. Adjournment Page 1 of 2 CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY ATTEST: CITY CLERK COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE MAYOR Page 2 of 2