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02/16/2021 04A Draft Council Meeting Minutes Approval to\'4\lyy tbxk ik 1 + PPP d P PP pP .l 1 PPi ittYlltYlt.\ta. BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 4.A. For Meeting of: February 16, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Approval of minutes from the February 2, 2021 City Council regular meeting and the February 9, 2021 study session 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 2- 2/5/20 1 r Me o D -9 2T101 0 1 r Me o 2 f":i.'"V • YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL February 2, 2021 City Hall -- Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Regular meeting 6 p.m. public hearings --conducted via Zoom, live streamed at https://www.yakimawa.govicouncil/live-stream/and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194 or you may call in to listen by dialing 1-253-215-8782 or 1-971-247-1195. 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#. Oral comments shall be arranged in advance of the meeting at www.yakimawa.gov and must be received by 3 PM the day of the meeting. The request for oral comments must include your full name, city of residence, email address, phone number you will be calling from and the agenda topic you will address. Please note, the information you provide may be subject to disclosure pursuant to Washington State's Public Record Act, chapter 42.56 RCW. Due to potential connectivity issues, we strongly encourage public comments be emailed to ccounciI2@yakimawa.gov MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: M or Patri : _ _ -sidin. A ,nt Ily Co ns and Councilme ers Ka u Bra. II a s - Lu (all attendin ia Zoom) Staff: City Manager Robert Harrison, City Attorney Sara Watkins and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee Absent: Councilmember Eliana Macias (excused) and Councilmember Jason White 2. Open Discussion for the Good of the Order A. Welcome new City Attorney Sara Watkins City Manager Harrison stated he is pleased to announce Sara Watkins as the new City Attorney. B. Resolution approving extension of Mayoral Proclamation declaring emergency and order, if the Mayor issues a Proclamation extending the civil emergency proclamation and order to March 2, 2021 due to COVID-19 The City Clerk read the resolution by title only. MOTION: Cousens moved and Hill seconded to adopt the resolution. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Macias and White absent. RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-011,A RESOLUTION extending the Mayor's Proclamation of Civil Emergency and Order regarding a state of emergency in the City of Yakima due to the Page 1 of 5 � coronovinue disease 2U1Q ("C(]\/|D 1(7'). C. Coronmvirum (COV|D 19) upda\o City Manager Harrison provided mn update onCOV|O 19'moffec\on \heCity. D. Proclamations I. Black History Month Counui|membar Lund proclaimed the month of February 2821 au "BLACK HISTORY MONTH" in the City n[Yakima. Eric Silvers and Ester Huey accepted the proclamation. 3. Council Reports None. 4. CwmmemtAgemdm Mayor Byers referred to the items placed on the Consent Agenda, questioning whether there were any additions or deletions from Council members present. There were no changes. The City Clerk read the Consent Agenda items, including resolutions and ordinances, bytitle. (items un the Consent Agenda are handled under one motion without further discussion see motion directly be|ovv) UNOl[|OyN: Cwusmmsnmmvmd and Lund smmwmdmd tm approve the consent agenda. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Macias and White absent. A. J 8 E�. | 0zrH tC nuutiun' LLC P jeut �0��|�0��F�irN� anua �°����0�yOmmva:�� °�� |nnpnovarnant���m�haue/\ C. Resolution accepting and approving 4th Quarter 202U Claim Report RESOLUTION NO. R~2&21~812,A RESOLUTION accepting and approving the 4LhQuarter 2U2U Claim Report for the City nfYakima. D. Resolution authorizing m Mutual Aid Agreement with the Yakima Training Center RESOLUTION NO. R~2021~013.A RESOLUTION authorizing a mutual aid agreement with the Yakima Training Center Police Department E. Resolution authorizing a contract with HLA Engineering and Land Surveying, Inc for Professional Services for the North First Street Revitalization (Phases 2 and 3) Project RESOLUTION NO. R-2821-014,A RESOLUTION authorizing onagreement with HLA Engineering and Land Surveying, Inc. for the North First Street Revitalization (Phases 2 and 3) project. F. Resolution authorizing a temporary long-term right-of-way use permit to facilitate construction mtViq]inim Mason Memorial Hospital RESOLUTION NO. R~2W21~W15'A RESOLUTION authorizing m long-term right-nf-vvayuse permit to facilitate construction mt Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital. Page 2nf5 ^ G. Ordinance updating Classification and Compensation Plan for City Employees Sactinn22U.1UU ORDINANCE NO. 2021~003. A0N ORDINANCE relating k) City personnel; adopting m classification and compensation plan for City employees to be effective March 7, 2021; and repealing all preceding pay ordinances in the City of Yakima Municipal Code. 5. Public Comment Robert Strader, City resident, shared his ideas for improvements to the traffic issue at 40th & Chestnut. Phil Mattoon and Shirley Strader, City residents and Bicycle/Pedestrian Committee members, offered suggestions about improvements to the traffic issue at 40th & Chestnut. PUBLIC HEARINGS S. Closed record public hearing and Resolution to consider the Yakima Planning Commission's recommendation regarding the preliminary plat of Pottenger's Place submitted by Ray Nuvobia|ski' located oLg711 TiatunDr Colleda Monick, Community Development Specialist, briefed Council on the hearing. Mayor Byers opened the public hearing and, with no one coming forward to speak, closed the hearing. The City Clerk read the resolution hy title only. MOTION: � ra |u�imn' Thanmbon carried byd sent �������3L��l[ ~2 1~01 0�pprowingtho ��|iminary Long Plat o[ �� �� � � Pniienger' �m�m«�����n1O-^m' aubdw��^m,,� |nom��d °,-0°�'1TiotonDr� "� DEPARTMENT ITEMS 7. Washington Fruit Community Center Proposed Operation Plan Ken Wilkinson, Parks & Recreation Manager, briefed Council on the report.Assistant Mayor Cousens suggested having the Community Integration Committee work on a survey with Parks and Recreation.Acting Public Works Director Dave Brown stated Public Works Director Scott Schafer has been working with the Community Integration Committee on the master plan.After Council discussion, MOTION: Hill moved and Cwumemmmecwmded to terminate the Washington Fruit Community Center Operation and Maintenance Agreement with Yakima Police Activities League pursuant tw Section 23.1wf the agreement. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Macias and White absent. 0Ol[!O*8: Hill moved and Coumenmmeou»mded that Yakima Parkm & Recreation Division operate the Beyond The Bell after school program at the Washington Fruit Community Center and add additional programming for youth, seniors citizens and adults im cooperation with community partners. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Macias and White absent. B. 2021 State Legislative Session Update Page 3nf5 s Randy Beehler, Communications & Public Affairs Director, and Luke Esser, City lobbyist, provided a legislative session update. Councilmember Funk shared her concerns about health care services inYakima. 8. Status Report m[Traffic-Calming along 40Lh Ave and Chestnut JuaRosan|und' Straais &Tm#icOpamtionsyWonager' briefedCnunci| ontharapnrL. After Council discussion, MOTION: Cc^uaamamoved and Hill seconded @maccept the report. The motion carried byununi|rmus vote, Macias and White absent. iD. Ordinance adopting Chapter 11.40 2018 International Property Maintenance Code; repealing Yakima Municipal Code (YMU) Chapters 11.07; 11.10; 11.13; 1i.2D; 1i.46; 11.4B; i1.56 Glenn Denman, Code Administration Manager, reviewed a PowerPoint presentation on the recommended ordinance.After Council discussion, MOTION: Funk moved tu»delay this item until the next Council meeting. The motion died for lack nfasecond. MOTION: Cmusemsmnmwmd and Hill seconded to pass the ordinance. After discussion, [hannu[ionfai|edbya3-2vota' Byarm' FunkandHi|| vudngnu' MauiauandVVhitaabsent. UNOl[|OyN: Hill moved and Funk seconded tw table this issue until the next buwinmww �� The mnUoncarried byunani|/m i C|T�� ���� if. Discussion nnin��Coun m��uiu0�aaF�nTaschedule ���� � ' mm� n� City Manager Harrison reviewed a study session schedule and suggested a Council retreat at some point this year. UNOl[|OyN: Cwusmmsnmmvmd and Lund smmwmdmd tm approve the opposite Tuesday's for study sessions with meetings beginning at 5 p.m. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Macias White absent. 12. Other Business MOTION: Lund moved and Cwuamma seconded 0madd tw the next agenda mdiscussion on directing staff tw create a program tmpaint crosswalks, using Seattle's Community Crosswalks program as an example. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Macias and White absent. Councilmember Funk requested an update regarding a directive passed at the last meeting to explore interest in community gardens. Community Development Director Joan Davenport provided onupdate. 13. Adjournment MOTION: Coumenm moved and Lund seconded 0m adjourn tomCity Council study session on February 9, 2821 at 5 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Macias and White absent. The meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m. Page 4nf5 6 CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR III e Page 5 of 5 7 .1 DRAFT t yi°xay;Rnrstr ' `.. YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION February 9, 2021 City Hall --Council Chambers 5 PM -- Meeting conducted via Zoom, live streamed at https://www.yakimawa.gov/council/live-stream/and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194 or you may call in to listen by dialing 1-253-215-8782 or 1-971-247-1195. When prompted for the meeting ID enter 999 7449 7621#. When prompted for the participant ID enter#. When prompted for the meeting password enter 60078#. Oral comments shall be arranged in advance of the meeting at www.yakimawa.gov and must be received by 3 PM the day of the meeting. The request for oral comments must include your full name, city of residence, email address, phone number you will be calling from and the agenda topic you will address. Please note, the information you provide may be subject to disclosure pursuant to Washington State's Public Record Act, chapter 42.56 RCW. Due to potential connectivity issues, we strongly encourage public comments be emailed to ccouncil2@yakimawa.gov -- MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Patricia Byers, presiding, and Councilmembers Kay Funk, Soneya Lund and Eliana Macias (all attending via Zoom) Staff: City Manager Robert Harrison, City Attorney Sara Watkins and Acting City Clerk Jodi Stephens Absent:Assistant Mayor Holly Cousens (excused), Councilmember Brad Hill and Councilmember Jason White 2. Public comment(allow 15 minutes) None. 3. Public safety radio City Manager Harrison briefed Council on the item. Police Captain Boyle and Fire Chief Markham discussed the deficiencies with our current public radio system. John Carney, IT Services Manager, shared a PowerPoint regarding the public safety radio system. Mayor Byers and Councilmember Funk voiced concerns for safety. Councilmember Funk stated she would like a commitment from the Yakima Training Center to review this system. Steve Groom, Director of Finance and Budget, discussed financing for a replacement schedule.After Council discussion; Page 1 of 2 A MOTION: Lund moved and Funk seconded to direct staff to bring back a bu get amendment for the 3% Criminal Justice Capital Fund adding $350,000 to the 2021 budget. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Cousens, Hill, and White absent. 4. Discussion item regarding the nexus between gang graffiti and violent crime Police Chief Murray and Corrections Manager Davis presented information regarding the nexus between gang graffiti and violent crime. They discussed the City's efforts in abatement and answered questions about how to increase community involvement. Manager Davis briefed Council on how the jail became involved in painting out graffiti and reviewed the process from entering a YakBack request for abatement. The Police Department will restart the Volunteers in Police Services (VI PS) program and encouraged community members to volunteer. Ms. Davis shared there was a donation for abatement material from Lowes and invited Council members to join an abatement ride-along. 5. Adjournment MOTION: Macias moved and Lund seconded to adjourn to the next City Council regular meeting on February 16, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Cousens, Hill and White absent. The meeting adjourned at 6:46 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 2 of 2