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08/21/2012 04Ai Draft Minutes 07-17-2012 Business MeetingYAKIMA CITY COUNCIL July 17, 2012 Council Chambers -- City Hall 6 p.m. Business Meeting; 7 p.m. Public Hearings MINUTES i� Back 40% BUSINESS MEETING 1. Roll Call Present: Council: Mayor Micah Cawley, presiding, Assistant Mayor Maureen Adkison, Council Members Sara Bristol, Kathy Coffey, Dave Ettl and Bill Lover Staff: City Manager O'Rourke, City Attorney Cutter and City Clerk Claar Tee Absent: Council Member Rick Ensey (excused) 2. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Cawley led the Pledge of Allegiance. 3. Open Discussions for the Good of the Order A. Proclamations None. B. Presentations /recognitions /introductions Recognition of retiring City employees Sandy Cox and Vaughn McBride Acting Community and Economic Development Director Joan Davenport introduced Sandy Cox and Vaughn McBride and thanked them for their years of service to the City of Yakima. C. Status reports on prior meeting's citizen service requests None. D. Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Council Committees None. 4. Consent Agenda Mayor Cawley referred to the items placed on the Consent Agenda, questioning whether there were any additions or deletions from Council members or citizens present. There were no changes The City Clerk read the Consent 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.) r Page 1 of 5 Motion: Approve, Moved by Council Member Sara Bristol, Seconded by Assistant Mayor Maureen Adkison. Carried 6 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley , Coffey, Ettl , Lover. Council Members Absent: Ensey. . A. Consideration of approval of City Council Meeting Minutes None B. Consideration of approval of Council Committee Meeting Minutes None. C. Final Contract Payment for Knobel's Electric, Inc. - City Facilities Lighting Upgrade Project #199 (Standard Motion V -B- Accept the project and approve the final payment) The report from the City Engineer, dated January 18, 2012, with respect to the completion of the work on the Lighting Upgrade Project, performed by Knobel's Electric, Inc., was approved, the work accepted and payment of the final estimates as therein set forth was authorized. D. 2012 2nd Quarter Capital Improvement Projects Report The report was accepted. E. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract with The Master's Touch LLC for Statement Printing and Mail Processing RESOLUTION NO. R- 2012 -97, A RESOLUTION authorizing the City Manager to execute a contract for Statement Printing and Mail Processing with The Master's Touch LLC. F. Appropriation Ordinance amending the 2012 budget in various funds to provide for negotiated Labor Settlements (second reading) ORDINANCE NO. 2012 -23, AN ORDINANCE amending the 2012 budget for the City of Yakima; and making appropriations from Unappropriated Fund Balances within the General, Emergency Services, and Public Safety Communications Funds for expenditure during 2012 to provide for increased costs resulting from negotiated labor settlements with YPPA and IAFF bargaining units. 5. Audience Participation Ben Pitman, 903 S. 42nd Avenue, Yakima, spoke regarding curbside recycling in the City of Yakima He is an intern for Environmental Advocacy Outreach and noted the City of Yakima needs to step it up in terms of recycling. He understands the Terrace Heights Landfill will be at capacity by 2019 Aaron Rebmann, 2812 1/2 Terrace Heights Drive, Yakima, spoke on behalf of Yakima Waste Management, which is owned by Waste Connections. He noted when the Terrace Heights Landfill is at capacity that rates will increase dramatically as the cost to transfer the waste to other facilities is high. He encouraged the City of Yakima to begin universal recycling as this will increase costs slightly, and the costs will be much higher once the landfill is at capacity. Council Member Ettl noted recycling is one of the questions on the citizen survey pending results Council Member Lover asked why glass is no longer recycled. Mr. Rebmann noted glass only makes up 3% of the waste stream and 46% is other recyclables. Council Member Coffey noted they need to look at how the survey may affect the issue, and the costs associated with implementing this as a Council policy decision. PUBLIC HEARINGS 6. Public meeting to consider the Hearing Examiner's recommendation that a portion of S 15th Avenue between Prasch Avenue and Nob Hill Boulevard be vacated, as petitioned by YVCC. Page 2 of 5 Planning Manager Bruce Benson briefed the Council on this issue. Mayor Cawley opened the public meeting, and with no one coming forward to speak, closed the public meeting. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title. ORDINANCE NO. R- 2012 -24, AN ORDINANCE vacating that portion of S 15th Avenue lying northerly of W Prasch Avenue and southerly of W Nob Hill Boulevard. Motion: Approve, Moved by Assistant Mayor Maureen Adkison, Seconded by Council Member Sara Bristol. Passed 6 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley, Coffey , Ettl , Lover . Council Members Absent: Ensey 7. Public meeting to consider the Hearing Examiner's recommendation that a portion of two streets and a portion of an alley in the vicinity of the Davis High School campus located at 212 South 6th Avenue, be vacated as petitioned by the Yakima School District. Assistant Planner Chris Wilson briefed Council on the issue. Council Member Coffey questioned whether there will be more parking. A representative for the school district stated the parking will be increased. Mayor Cawley opened the public meeting, and with no one coming forward to speak, closed the public meeting. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title. ORDINANCE NO. 2012 -25, AN ORDINANCE vacating portions of (a) the alley north of West Pine Street between South 6th and 7th Avenues, (b) West Spruce Street between the alley east of South 7th Avenue and the alley west of South 7th Avenue, and (c) South 7th Avenue between West Walnut and Pine Streets, all in the vicinity of Davis High School located at 212 South 6th Avenue. Motion: Approve, Moved by Assistant Mayor Maureen Adkison, Seconded by Council Member Sara Bristol Passed 6 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley, Coffey , Ettl , Lover . Council Members Absent: Ensey . 8. Public meeting to consider the final plat of Wellington Estates Phase 2, located in the vicinity of South 58th Avenue and West Whitman Street. Assistant Planner Chris Wilson briefed Council on the issue. Mayor Cawley opened the public meeting, and with no one coming forward to speak, closed the public meeting. The City Clerk read the resolution by title. RESOLUTION NO. R- 2012 -98, A RESOLUTION approving the final plat of Wellington Estates Phase 2, a 45 -lot subdivision located within the Plat of Wellington Estates located at the intersection of West Washington Avenue and Wellington Drive, and authorizing the Mayor to sign the final plat; Cottonwood Partners, LLC is the applicant herein. Motion: Approve, Moved by Council Member Dave Ettl, Seconded by Assistant Mayor Maureen Adkison Adopted 6 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley, Coffey, Ettl , Lover. Council Members Absent: Ensey . CITY MANAGER'S REPORTS 9. Resolution considering "East -West Corridor Route Selection from 1 -82 to N 1 st Street" Report Acting Community and Economic Development Director Joan Davenport briefed Council on the item. She introduced Steve Lewis of Lochner and Associates who further discussed the issue. Page 3 of 5 Phil Hoge, 1512 Folsom Avenue, Yakima, spoke in support of implementing a multi- use pathway when making a final determination on the East -West Corridor route as noted in the City of Yakima's comprehensive plan. Lynne Kittelson, 305 N. 9th Street, Yakima, noted this will impact her neighborhood and believes "H" Street is a, better route than "G" Street as "H" Street is further away from the center of the historic neighborhoods Jay Freeman, 804 N. Naches Avenue, Yakima, voiced his concerns about his neighborhood being impacted by this corridor. Robin Watson, 715 N. 3rd Street, Yakima, voiced her concern about her home and what will happen to it. James Stewart, 1415 Jefferson, Yakima, noted he has property on "G" Street and is concerned about what will happen Al King with Lochner and Associates stressed they are in the preliminary phase of corridor preference and more outreach will begin in earnest with the environmental process The City Clerk read the resolution by title RESOLUTION NO. R- 2012 -99, A RESOLUTION approving a report entitled "East -West Corridor Route Selection from 1 -82 to North 1 st Street" which identifies 'H' Street as the most feasible alignment of the East -West Corridor within the City of Yakima. Motion: Approve, Moved by Council Member Sara Bristol, Seconded by Mayor Micah Cawley. Adopted 6 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley, Coffey , Ettl , Lover. Council Members Absent: Ensey. . 10. Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute Supplement No. 9 of the Professional Services Agreement with Berger /ABAM Engineers, Inc. for continued engineering support of the Yakima Railroad Grade Separations Project. City Engineer Doug Mayo briefed Council on the issue and noted the Council now has a revised resolution correcting some minor errors. Council recognized they are voting on a revised resolution The City Clerk read the resolution by title RESOLUTION NO. R- 2012 -100, A RESOLUTION authorizing the City Manager to execute Supplement No. 9 of the Professional Services Agreement with Berger /ABAM Engineers, Inc, for continued engineering support of the Yakima Railroad Grade Separations Project. Motion: Approve, Moved by Council Member Kathy Coffey, Seconded by Council Member Dave Ettl Adopted 6 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley , Coffey, Ettl , Lover. Council Members Absent: Ensey. . 11. Other Business Adkison moved and Coffey seconded to adjourn to executive session for 15 minutes for the purpose of discussing pending litigation. The motion carried by unanimous voice vote. Motion: Adjourn, Moved by Assistant Mayor Maureen Adkison, Seconded by Council Member Kathy Coffey. Carried 6 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley, Coffey , Ettl , Lover. Council Members Absent: Ensey A. Ordinance for emergency moratorium regarding adult entertainment Page 4 of 5 Council reconvened from Executive Session at 7:41 p m. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title. ORDINANCE NO. 2012 -26, AN ORDINANCE of the City of Yakima, Washington, adopting a six - month moratorium of the filing and acceptance of development applications for, and the location of, land uses operating or conducting adult entertainment or adult entertainment business; exempting land uses for which a complete development application was pending upon the effective date of this ordinance or which were legally in existence at such time; directing development of comprehensive zoning and business regulations pertaining to adult entertainment and adult entertainment businesses; providing that the moratorium shall be in effect for six months, through January 15, 2013; setting public hearing on moratorium for August 21, 2012; and declaring an emergency providing for immediate effective date. Motion: Approve, Moved by Council Member Kathy Coffey, Seconded by Assistant Mayor Maureen Adkison. Passed 6 -0. Council Members voting Aye- Adkison , Bristol , Cawley , Coffey , Ettl , Lover Council Members Absent: Ensey. . 12. Adjournment The meeting adjourned at 7:42 p.m. to a Council Study Session on July 24, 2012 at 10 a.m. in the Council Chambers. Motion: Adjourn, Moved by Council Member Sara Bristol, Seconded by Council Member Dave Ettl. Carried 6 -0. Council Members voting Aye: Adkison , Bristol , Cawley , Coffey, Ettl , Lover. Council Members Absent: Ensey. . CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY ATTEST: CITY CLERK COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE MAYOR Page 5 of 5