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06/15/2021 04A Approval of minutes from the June 1, 2021 City Council regular meeting, June 8, 2021 City Council study session and June 9, 2021 City Council special meeting ti i..asxntntj kd d g$Ag cJ'aY `^e.. x°'naa.x,,4n BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 4.A. For Meeting of: June 15, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Approval of minutes from the June 1, 2021 City Council regular meeting, June 8, 2021 City Council study session and June 9, 2021 City Council special 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 L - /10120 1 a r Me 0 C -9 11012021 r Me 0 2 h te I I bk+,"\ 0 It . i4A t,c,xti MINUTES YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL June 1, 2021 Virtual via Zoom 5:30 p.m. Regular meeting 6 p.m. public hearings 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Patricia Byers, presiding,Assistant Mayor Holly Cousens (present at 5:54 p.m.) and Councilmembers Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Soneya Lund and Eliana Macias Staff: City Manager Robert Harrison, City Attorney Sara Watkins and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee Absent: Councilmember Jason White 2. Open Dis. •r th: - - the Or r A. ' -sentati s ID •ns/ • ctio i -e• !nition P is Saf:. Di atcher Dawn avis for 27 years of se e Chief Markham and Stacey Garcia, Public Safety Assistant Communications Manager, recognized Public Safety Dispatcher Dawna Davis for 27 years of service to the City of Yakima. B. Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Council Committees i. Appointment to the Henry Beauchamp Community Center Advisory Board,Arts Commission, Tree City USA, Parks and Recreation Commission and Public Facilities District Councilmember Hill stated the Council Nominating Committee makes the following recommendations for appointment: • Henry Beauchamp Advisory Committee: reappoint James Parks; appoint: Rev. Trimble, Sy Ruiz, Berenice Ponce and Wilma Beauchamp • Arts Commission: reappoint James Ward Morris; confirm appointment of Capitol Theatre's representative Valerie Woerner and Larson Gallery's representative David Lynx • Tree City USA: reappoint Lance Forsee; appoint: John Tolonen Page 1 of 6 3 • Parks & Recreation Commission: reappoint Brynn Johnson and Rod Bryant; appoint Norma Cody • Public Facilities District: reappoint David Hein! and Ryan Beckett and appoint: Maureen Adkison MOTION: Hill moved and Macias seconded that Council approve the recommendations for appointment and reappointment to the boards and committees from the last Council Nominating Committee meeting. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Cousens and White absent. 3. Council Reports None. 4. Consent Agenda Mayor Byers referred to the items placed on the Consent Agenda, questioning whether there were any additions or deletions from Council members present. Item 4L was removed from the consent agenda. 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.) MOTION: Lund moved and Hill seconded to approve the consent agenda. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Cousens and White absent. A. z s w, f Cs - sting mitte: =x,x F- f �._ a r , 2021 B. • aprove! . i the - 02 uncil r. aular meeting and May 2021 dy -ssio C. Resolution relating to business regulation; stating the intent of the City Council to set the date of June 15, 2021 for a public hearing to consider modification of YMC 5.99 of the City of Yakima Municipal Code (hereafter"Tourism Promotion Area" or "TPA") RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-071,A RESOLUTION relating to business regulation; stating the intent of the City Council to set the date of June 15, 2021 for a public hearing to consider modification of YMC 5.99 of the City of Yakima Municipal Code (hereafter"Tourism Promotion Area" or"TPA"). D. Resolution setting the time and place for a hearing on June 15, 2021 to review and adopt the Six-year Transportation Improvement Program and amend the Capital Facilities Element of the Yakima Urban Area Comprehensive Plan for the period of 2022 - 2027 RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-072,A RESOLUTION setting the time and place for a hearing on June 15th, 2021 at the City Council meeting via ZOOM to review and adopt the Six-year Transportation Improvement Program and amend the Capital Facilities Element of the Yakima Urban Area Comprehensive Plan for the period of 2022-2027. E. Resolution awarding bid and authorizing agreements with Granite Construction, HBQ Inc., and Herke Rock for purchase and delivery of rock for the Nelson Dam Project Page 2 of 6 4 RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-073,A RESOLUTION awarding Bid 12107 and authorizing agreements with Granite Construction, HBQ Inc, and Herke Rock for purchase and delivery of Boulders and Rock per specification. F. Resolution authorizing an Agreement with Total Site Services, LLC for the Waterline Replacement on East Viola Avenue RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-074,A RESOLUTION authorizing an Agreement with Total Site Services, LLC for Project No. AC2503 East Viola Avenue, Waterline Replacement. G. Resolution authorizing a contract with M. Sevigny Construction for the Capitol Theatre Egress Stairs Replacement Project RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-075,A RESOLUTION authorizing a contract with M Sevigny Construction for the Capitol Theatre Egress Stairs Replacement Project. H. Resolution authorizing Supplement 4 to contract 2016-109 with Landau Associates, Inc. for construction oversight of the Municipal Solid Waste and Woody Debris Removal project RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-076,A RESOLUTION authorizing Supplement 4 to the Professional Services Agreement with Landau Associates, Inc. (LAI)to conduct additional tasks in the construction oversight of the Municipal Solid Waste and Woody Debris Removal project (City project 2529). I. Resolution authorizing application for the 2021 OJJDP Comprehensive Youth . -- Prey '. . Reducf.• Progr.- ¢ .• . m teps necessary to • p e ., d =. - rant ... x ation RESOLUT )N NO. I<-2 t , S RE •lit ON m, -'ng ape _ ation for the 2021 OJJDP Co =.rehem -e th Vi. ,ce ° revel a Reduction P gram grant and take all steps nece , s .mpl1!• and s a = he gran .. ation. J. Resolution authorizing the displaying of the Pride flag outside of City Hall through June 30, 2021 RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-078,A RESOLUTION authorizing the displaying of the Pride flag outside of City Hall through June 30, 2021 K. Resolution ratifying the extension of an existing Agreement with the Yakima Area Arboretum RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-079,A RESOLUTION ratifying the City Manager's execution of an extension to the existing Operations and Maintenance Agreement with the Yakima Area Arboretum L. This item was removed from the consent agenda M. Ordinance amending the 2021 Budget for the City of Yakima; and making appropriations from Unappropriated Fund Balance within the Capitol Theatre's Capital Fund for expenditure during 2021 for capital expenditures (Second Reading) ORDINANCE NO. 2021-010,AN ORDINANCE amending the 2021 Budget for the City of Yakima; and making appropriations from Unappropriated Fund Balances within various funds for expenditure during 2021 for various purposes described in the attached Schedule. Page 3 of 6 5 Items Removed from the Consent Agenda A. Resolution supporting the Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty and committing the City of Yakima to take a SAFE Cities climate change stand Mayor Byers shared her concern about global agendas taking things out of control of local communities. MOTION: Byers moved to place the City of Yakima's involvement in the SAFE program to an advisory vote. The motion died for lack of a second. MOTION: Hill moved and Funk seconded to adopt the resolution.After discussion, the motion carried by a 5-1 vote, Byers voting no, White absent. RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-080,A RESOLUTION supporting the Fossil Fuel Non- Proliferation Treaty and committing the City of Yakima to take a SAFE Cities climate change stand 5. Public Comment Richard Milhorn, city resident, discussed street racing and asked Council to take whatever steps are necessary to eliminate the racing. Rick Dieker, city resident, shared his concern about the resolution for a SAFE cities climate change stand and requested Council conduct additional research on this issue. PUBLIC H RIN 11110 6. Public hear, . on th- •ak a jng " Planning M. . . osep alhou . h educed t ,. ..ring. Mayor Byers opened the public hearing. Jake Mayson, city resident, spoke in support of the plan. With no one else calling in to speak, the Mayor closed the hearing. Councilmember Funk shared her disappointment that the plan didn't create specific action items. MOTION: Cousens moved and Macias seconded to direct staff to bring back a resolution adopting the Housing Action Plan. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. DEPARTMENT ITEMS 7. 2021 State Legislative Session review and update on Congressionally Directed Spending appropriation requests Randy Beehler, Communications & Public Affairs Director, provided an update on the legislative session actions and on Congressionally Directed Spending appropriation requests. 8. Recommendations related to various City owned properties for housing purposes Joan Davenport, Community Development Director, provided details of a strategy, next steps and a timeline for proceeding with the various City-owned property sites that could provide opportunities for new housing developments. Page 4 of 6 6 Councilmember Funk stated she would like to see a modification to the report with ill properties requiring higher density housing. City Manager Harrison stated they will look at that as part of the evaluation process with the broker. MOTION: Hill moved and Cousens seconded to adopt the report. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. 9. Discuss street racing report Captain Boyle reported on street racing. Councilmember Funk shared her interest in forensic evidence for prosecution. Captain Boyle stated there are cameras that do photo enforced speeding/red lights; however, there are regulations associated with that and the tickets are written to the vehicle, which does not hold the driver accountable. Councilmember Lund stated she spoke with the Chief of Police in Fife, where they passed an ordinance relating to impounding vehicles used in street racing.After Council discussion, MOTION: Lund moved and Hill seconded to direct staff to develop an ordinance based on the City of Fife's model to combat street racing. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. 10. Other Business Councilmember Hill asked what steps the City is taking to address the equipment issues as reported by the Fire union. City Manager Harrison commented that the City is continuing to invest in eq $=x, •4 rre ., xa m nd is , s cipatin . I.. % Y= . from the American Rescue PI to obta tw. ire eng s h. - r this ill depend on . better definition of lost revenue. H .dded t Ci ooki 8 A. . :No ments . the 2022 budget and starting an , eipme =epl • eme5 end .n Iur year. Councilmember Hill stated as the Yakima Valley Conference of Governments representative for the Council he represents the will of the Council and is troubled by the governance crisis at the Health District. He shared his concerns with the upcoming vote for the Health Officer and how Mayor Byers will weigh in. Mayor Byers reported she has received many emails about the candidates and is open to hearing from Council. Council members discussed the process and Councilmember Funk shared her thoughts on the candidates. MOTION: Funk moved and Macias seconded to add to the June 15 agenda a conversation about City Council Rules of Procedures for appointing Council members to outside boards. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. MOTION: Funk moved and Lund seconded to place on the June 15 agenda discussion of amendment of City Council Rules of Procedures for consideration of letters requesting support. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. MOTION: Funk moved and Lund seconded that we add to the June 15 agenda discussion of a proposal that she drafted for an American Rescue Plan Project Proposal to address Mental Health Challenges in Yakima. The motion carried by unanimous vote, White absent. 11. Adjournment MOTION: Cousens moved and Lund seconded to adjourn to the a City Council study session on June 8, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Page 5 of 6 7 White absent. The meeting adjourned at 7:28 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR III Page 6 of 6 8 ail�'•, w..........'•l' J Ott .k Y if 414 k* MINUTES YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION June 8, 2021 Virtual via Zoom 5 p.m. ....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................... 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Patricia Byers, presiding,Assistant Mayor Holly Cousens and Councilmembers Kay Funk, Soneya Lund and Eliana Macias (present at 5:25 p.m.) Staff: City Manager Robert Harrison and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee Absent: Councilmember Brad Hill (excused), Councilmember Jason White 2. Public comment(allow 15 minutes) None. 3. Discussion with e Co ' un Inte do e Mayor Byers reported Councilmember Hill has a work conflict and Councilmember Lund needs to leave the meeting at 6 p.m. Assistant Mayor Cousens shared the history on why the Committee was created and how she believes Council has failed to provide tasks for the Community Integration Committee (CI C). She questioned if the CI C is still needed, and if so, perhaps Council could revisit new bylaws for the Committee. CI C Chair Rocio Carrion and members Sandra Aguilar and Chad Stover reported the CI C would like communication with Council regarding an ongoing list of topics and issues going on in Yakima. They discussed the Committee's duties and responsibilities and stated the City needs more communication on equity and diversity. The members spoke about the importance of utilizing an equity lens and agreed the bylaws could be amended. Councilmember Lund noted a lot of the City's focus is on infrastructure, roads and planning, and those need to be seen through an equitable lens. She and Councilmember Macias would like to see a C I C member on the Planning Commission and a routine report from the C I C on a monthly or quarterly basis. Councilmember Funk shared her concern with affordable and segregated housing and imagines that would be an interesting topic for the CI C. Assistant Mayor Cousens reminded the group that the City had an equity study completed a couple of years ago. City Manager Harrison suggested the CI C revisit the Government Alliance on Race and Equity(CARE)training though the International City Manager's Association, which would be a Page 1 of 2 9 community conversation around race and equity rather than focusing on decision makers. Mayor Byers stated she has heard several suggestions and would like Council to have a future conversation on how to avail ourselves of what the CI C has to offer. 4. Special Events and Insurance Requirements Colleda Monick, Community Development Specialist, provided a presentation on special events. Ryan Bleek, Senior Assistant CityAttorney, and Payne West representative Jeff Widdows discussed the insurance aspect of special events. Mr. Bleek strongly encouraged the City not to relax any of the insurance requirements due to risk to the City. Assistant Mayor Cousens reported she and Mayor Byers will continue meeting on this issue and bring back additional information for Council review. 5. Adjournment MOTION: Cousens moved and Macias seconded to adjourn to a City Council special meeting on June 9, 2021, at noon virtually via Zoom. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Hill and White absent. The meeting adjourned at 6:05 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ii lib IL MI BER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 2 of 2 10 C'O 1g }���y�ktRPp8�AT8L��4 MINUTES YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING June 9, 2021 Virtual via Zoom 12 noon .................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 1. Roll Call Present: Mayor Patricia Byers and Councilmembers Kay Funk and Brad Hill Due to an expected quorum of Councilmembers in attendance, the celebration was noticed as a special City Council meeting; however, as a quorum was not reached at the time of the meeting, the special meeting of the full City Council was cancelled and the event proceeded with its scheduled agenda. 2. Chamber of Commerce State of the City Councilmembers i :tten•. e 4 rticipatt in the % :mbe f Commerce tate of the City meeting. 3. Adjournment 111 The meeting conc '-a :0 .m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 1 of 1