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08/28/2012 04 Council General Information A C 1t BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. For Meeting of: August 28, 2012 ITEM TITLE: Council General Information SUBMITTED BY: CONTACT PERSON /TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: 1. Bio of Michael Levinson, facilitator for the Council Retreat 2. Weekly Issues Report 3. City Meeting Schedule for week of August 27 through September 3, 2012 4 Preliminary Future Activities Calendar as of August 27, 2012 5. Preliminary Council Agenda 6. 2012 Study Session Schedule Resolution Ordinance Other (specify) Contract: Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insurance Required? No Funding Source: Phone: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: 441 & City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download El info packet Michael S. Levinson Senior Vice President Dunlap & Associates, Inc. 954.258.4900 mlevinson @rethinkgov.com Mike Levinson has a total of 35 years of professional experience in the public and private sectors, including executive positions in the fields of City Management, Financial Consulting, Strategic and Business Planning and Economic Development. For 15 years (1995- 2010), Mike, as City Manager, led the City of Coral Springs' (FL) quest for excellence, culminating in its receipt of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The City remains the only State or Local Government to receive this Presidential honor. During his tenure as City Manager, the City received and maintained a AAA bond rating from all three rating agencies on Wall Street, achieved customer satisfaction ratings as high as 97% from residents, businesses and City employees and became the first Florida corporation to become a two -time recipient of the Governor's Sterling Award for Performance Excellence. Now retired from his post as City Manager, Mike serves as Senior Vice President of Dunlap & Associates, Inc., an independent financial advisory firm to local governments, special districts, colleges and universities, where he focuses on real estate -based public /private partnerships and innovative approaches for the financing of public infrastructure. He continues to serve as First President Emeritus of the Florida Sterling Council, advancing corporate excellence throughout the State of Florida. Mike is also a sought after speaker and advisor to local governments on the international front, offering proven, practical approaches for improving organizational performance and bottom line results. He has worked with the Japan Productivity Center, the Minister of Municipalities for the UAE, the City of Providencia, Chile (2010 recipient of Chile's National Quality Award), and currently works with Business Excellence New Zealand. Mike attended the Yale University Graduate School of Economics, taking coursework toward his Ph. D. He holds a Master of Science degree in Economics from Southern Connecticut State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration from Quinnipiac University. In 2010, Mike received a Tribute from the Florida House of Representatives for dedication and managerial excellence and was recognized by the Broward Board of County Commissioners for 15 years of exemplary service as City Manager of Coral Springs by dedicating October 30, 2010 as Michael Levinson Appreciation Day. Mike resides in Naples, Florida. He has one daughter, Danna, who is a graduate of Saint John's University and the John Jay Graduate School of Criminal Justice. She works in Washington, D.C. in the field of Criminal Justice. MEMORANDUM August 23, 2012 TO: The Honorable Mayor and City Council Members FROM: Tony O'Rourke, City Manager SUBJECT: Weekly Issues Report • CITY COUNCIL RETREAT: The Council Retreat/Strategic Planning workshop will be next Tuesday in the Yakima Convention Center, Suites 200 and 300 from 9:00 a.m. — 3:00 p.m. There will be a light breakfast and lunch served. Mike Levinson, former City Manager of Coral Springs, Florida will be here facilitating the workshop. • JULY SALES TAX DISTRIBUTION: The sales tax numbers for July were posted. We received $1,173,504, which is $51,239 or 4.6% more than July 2011. Year to date we are $386,966 or 4.6% ahead of 2011. CITY MEETING SCHEDULE For August 27, 2012 — September 3, 2012 Please note: Meetings are subject to change Monday, August 27 12:00 p.m. Greenway Board Meeting — Greenway Visitors Center Tuesday, August 28 9:00 a.m. City Council Retreat — Convention Center 1:30 p.m. County Commissioners Agenda Meeting — Council Chambers Monday, September 3 CITY OFFICES CLOSED Office Of Mayor /City Council Preliminary Future Activities Calendar Please Note: Meetings are subject to change Meeting: Organization Meeting �Purpose" Participants. Meeting Location' r te/Time to __ J Mon. Aug 27 12 00 • m Greenwa Board Meeting Board Meetin • � - Greenwa Visitors Center Tue. Aug. 28 ... ...�,�� .."� ...� ..,..�.� ..� .�u_. ...� ... _.�.... e.., . _....y.�._��.wa. 9:00 a m. City Council Retreat Scheduled Meeting Council Convention Center Suites 200. 300 Mon. Sept. 3 HOLIDAY - CITY FACILITIES CLOSED Tue. Sept. 4 ,�...�,.....r_ ..._�w 9:00 a.m. City Council Media Briefing Scheduled Meeting Ensey Council Chambers 1200 p m. Miscellaneous Issues Scheduled Meeting Cawley, Adkison, TBD Coffey 5.30 p m City Council Executive Scheduled Meeting Council Council Chambers Session 6:00 • m Ci Council Meetin. Scheduled Meetin• Council Council Chambers Thur. Sept. 6 9:00 a.m Joint Admin & 911 Scheduled Meeting Lover Fire Station 9 - Toppenish Operations Meeting 30 p m. YAKCORPS Executive Board Meeting Lover CED Conference Room Board 4 00 p.m GFI Steering Committee Scheduled Meeting Coffey, Adkison, CWCMH Meeting Ettl 6 p m. Yakima Regional Fire Scheduled Meeting Cawley, Coffey, Station 95 Authori Adkison Fri. Sept. 7 8 00 a.m ► Scheduled Meetin Adkison CED Conference Room Mon. Sept. 10 . .,..., "...��� 8 30 a.m Pension Board Meetings Board Meeting Coffey Human Resources Conference Room Tue. Sept. 11 10.00 a m. City Council Study Session Scheduled Meeting Council Council Chambers 12.00 p.m. Miscellaneous Issues Scheduled Meeting Cawley, Adkison, TBD Ense Wed. Sept. 12 3:30 p m Yakima Planning Scheduled Meeting Ensey Council Chambers Commission 5:30 p.m. Parks Commission Meeting Scheduled Meeting Adkison Council Chambers r. Sept. 13 .00 p.m. Harman Center Board Board Meeting Adkison Harman Center Meeting 2:00 p m. Yakima Regional Clean Air Scheduled Meeting Lover Council Chambers Meeting 5:30 p m. YCDA Board Meeting Board Meeting Adkison New Vision Office Mon. Sept. 17 10 00 a.m. City Council Media Briefing Scheduled Meeting Coffey Council Chambers Tue. Sept. 18 1200 p.m. Miscellaneous Issues Scheduled Meeting Cawley, Adkison TBD 5 30 p m. (T) City Council Executive Scheduled Meeting Council Council Chambers Session 6 00 •.m Cit Council Meetin Scheduled Meetin. Council Council Chambers Wed. Sept. 19 12:00 p.m. PAL Board Meeting Board Meeting Coffey PAL Center 3:30 . m. Arts Commission Scheduled Meetin. Adkison CED Conference Room Sat. Sept. 22 1:00 p.m. Kiwanis Park Grand Scheduled Event Open Kiwanis Park O ening PRELIMINARY FUTURE COUNCIL AGENDA September 4 5:30 p.m. Executive Session — Council Chambers 6:00 p.m. Business Meeting — Council Chambers • United Way proclamation • A Resolution authorizing an Agreement with Sportsites, Inc. for Web Hosted Program Registration Services for Yakima Parks and Recreation • A Resolution authorizing Sole Source procurement between the City of Yakima and BioBagUSA for the purchase of Biodegradable Leaf Bags • Resolution authorizing an amendment to the J. M. Perry Tech Lease Agreement • Report on changing residency requirements for boards and commissions • Set date of September 18, 2012, for a closed record public hearing for text amendments to YMC Title 15 • Section 108 Loan — Lukehart property • Amendment to Seasons /United Builders agreement • Resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute a revocable license agreement between Nob Hill Water Association (Licensee) and the City of Yakima, governing Licensee's installation, attachment and maintenance of water meter reader transmitters and /or repeaters to City light poles, and /or placement of poles within the City right -of -way, all as support for the installation and operation of Licensee's automatic water meter reader system 7:00 p.m. Public Hearing — Council Chambers • First Public hearing for the 2013 Annual Action Plan • Public hearing and resolution adopting proposed Findings of Fact supporting enactment of moratorium regarding adult entertainment and adult entertainment businesses 8/22/2012 444 PM 2012 STUDY SESSION SCHEDULE Council Chambers 10:00 a.m. September 11 Parking Commission Future and downtown plans • Parking revenue • Downtown events • Assessment collection • 4 Street Plaza September 25 Mill site October 9 City /County Joint meeting — jail issues October 23 Trails and pathways October 30 North 1 Street and signage issues November 13 Stormwater • 8/22/2012 447 PM