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02/02/2021 04A Draft Council Meeting Minutes Approval 1 d✓ g$4/4rillikA, ,,aNilmisers**/ x°'naa.x,,4n BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEM ENT Item No. 4.A. For Meeting of: February 2, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Approval of minutes from the January 19, 2021 City Council regular meeting SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: See attached. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL BY THE CITY MANAGER RECOMMENDATION: Approve minutes. ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type 1-� 1/25/2021 r Marc 2 4 iX.tlitiliti ��y(Y f ♦♦ f YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL January 19, 2021 City Hall -- Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting -- Conducted via Zoom, live streamed at www.yakimawa.gov and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194 or you may call in and listen by dialing 1-253-215-8782 or 1-888-788-0099. When prompted for the meeting ID enter 954 2013 7741#. When prompted for the participant ID enter#. When prompted for the meeting password enter 269593#. There will be no opportunity for oral communications with the exception of public hearings; however, if you wish to provide written comment to the City Council, please email ccouncil2@yakimawa.gov. Written comments received by 3 pm for this meeting will be provided to the City Council prior to the meeting. MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Patricia Byers, presiding,Assistant Mayor Holly Cousens and Councilmembers Kay Funk(present at 5:39 p.m.), Brad Hill, Soneya Lund and Eliana Macias (all , via • 110 Staff: City ;nager ` be - , Cit • -y J and C Clerk Sonya Claar Tee Absent: Co • .'=- -er J .on W` 2. Open Discussion for the Good of the Order A. Moment of silence for National Day of Remembrance Councilmember Lund requested a moment of silence for National Day of Remembrance and those lost to COVID-19, as well as honoring survivors and frontline essential workers. B. Coronavirus (COVID-19) update City Manager Harrison provided an update on COVID-19's effect on the City. Councilmember Lund confirmed the Health District's vaccination process. Assistant Mayor Cousens suggested we add a link on our website to the Health District vaccination process. C. Presentations/ Recognitions/ Introductions Retirement recognition of Jeffrey R. Cutter, City Attorney, for 23 years of service to the City of Yakima City Manager Harrison recognized City Attorney Jeff Cutter for 23 years of service to the City of Yakima. Mayor Byers and Council members thanked Mr. Cutter for his service. 3. Council Reports None. Page 1 of 4 � 4. CwnsentAgenda Mayor Byers referred to the items placed on the Consent Agenda, questioning whether there were any additions or deletions f rom Council members present. Item 41 was ren Uved from the consent agenda. The City Clerk read the Consent Agenda items, including resolutions and ordinances, bytitle. (items on the Consent Agenda are handled under one motion without further discussion—see motion directly bo|ovx) MOTION: Cwumemm moved and Macias seconded tm approve the consent agenda. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. A. Approval of minutes from the January 5' 2U21 City Council regular meeting B. Approve payment o[disbursements for the period December 1 -21' 2U28. C. 20204th Quarter Treasury Report D. Project Completion and Contract Acceptance for Selland Construction, Inc. Project SW2507 Trolley Berm Reconstruction E. Project Completion and Contract Acceptance for Leslie& Campbell, Inc. City Project Tahoma Cemetery Mausoleum Re-Roof F. VVoeta*votar U��������K�l[ l���ngau �irmc�vviihFarmere E|eohio ||, eN�No� �N&� ��� ta*voi0�j 0�pStohon |nnp0Gonoen�a ' � G. Resolution opening the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendment process pursuant h` ROW 36.7UA.13U and YMCCh. 16.10 RESOLUTION NO. R~2&21~889,A RESOLUTION opening the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendment process pursuant LoRCVV36.70A.130' and `/MC Ch. 1G.1U. H. Resolution authorizing a letter of agreement with the Yakima Police Management Group (Teamsters Local 76O) to extend the January 1' 2010 December 31' 2U2U collective bargaining agreement for one additional year RESOLUTION NO. R~2W21~W1Q,A RESOLUTION authorizing m letter of agreement with the Yakima Police Management Group (Teamsters Local 760) to extend the January 1, 2019 December 31, 2020 collective bargaining agreement for one additional year. |. This item was removed from the consent agenda Items Removed from the Consent Agenda A. Ordinance rescinding Ordinance No. 2021-UU1 Mayor Byers reported this item has been resolved and requires noaction. DEPARTMENT ITEMS Page 2nf4 4 5. Background Report on Community Garden Standards Joan Davenport, Community Development Director, provided a report regarding community garden standards.After discussion, MOTION: Cousens moved and Funk seconded that we direct staff to explore community interest in participating in a community garden with household assigned plots. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. Councilmember Funk stated this doesn't need to be time intensive for staff and suggested creating a portal(signup for a statement of interest on the City website that must include an address. 6. Report on Second Round of Community Development Block Grant, COVID Fund Program Expenditures Sara Watkins, Senior Assistant City Attorney, briefed Council on the second round of Community Development Block Grant for COVID Fund Program Expenditures. Councilmember Lund read a statement from Madeline Carlson, CEO of Meals on Wheels. Council members thanked Meals on Wheels for their work.After further discussion, MOTION: Cousens moved and Hill seconded to enter into an agreement with Yakima County Development Association (YCDA) in the amount of$266,406.76 in CDBG funds to provide grants to m ic roenterprises affected by COVID-19 that is substantially similar to the agreement entered into on or about July 1, 2020, with the following changes .uld N . on th ount t ;{ granted for reimburse nt to i. ise, r'M he Ci shall pay as inistration costs to YCDA for admm r n gr ,u .ra z-nstionc uiedby unanimous vote, White abseu i CITY MANAGER UPDATE 7. Remote public comment City Manager Harrison reported that many cities in Washington State are requiring community members to sign up to comment by 3 p.m. the day of the meeting. He noted Council could limit comments to 3 minutes, or 2 minutes and in keeping with pre-Covid guidelines, limit total comment time to 30 minutes. Council members discussed and agreed to require community members to sign up by 3 p.m., keeping comments limited to only'terns on the agenda and not to include a 5-minute group comment. After further Council discussion, MOTION: Hill moved and Funk seconded that Council reinstate public comment not to exceed 35 minutes in total with 2.5 minutes per speaker on items that appear on the agenda beginning at the next business meeting. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. 8. Other Business MOTION: Byers moved and Lund seconded to direct staff to add to the February 2 agenda a discussion about resuming Council study sessions and identifying a tentative schedule. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. Assistant Mayor Cousens read a statement reflecting on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and condemning the January 6, 2021 Capitol riots. Mayor Byers thanked Assistant Mayor Cousens Page 3 of 4 5 for her words. Councilmember Funk remarked on the COVID-19 vaccination process. MOTION: Funk moved and Hill seconded that we direct the staff to prepare a study session, prior to May 1, to present International Code Standards, discussed last fall by Mr. Denman. In particular, inclusion a report on City problems with junk vehicles, inoperable vehicles, chronic illegally parked vehicles, enforcement problems, and department recommendations for change. Community Development Director Davenport noted the International Building Code will be on the next Council agenda. City Clerk Clear Tee reported Council will be discussing resuming study sessions at the next Council meeting.After further discussion, the motion failed by a 5-1 vote, Byers, Cousens, Hill, Lund and Macias voting no, White absent. 9. Adjournment MOTION: Cousens moved and Macias seconded to adjourn to the next Council regular meeting on February 2, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. The meeting adjourned at 6:42 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE CO Cµ MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 4 of 4