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07/20/2021 06.A. Approval of minutes from the June 29, 2021 City Council special meeting, July 6, 2021 City Council regular meeting and July 13, 2021 City Council study session 1 • i rr 11 i i�O enc u nrry 1 BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. 6.A. For Meeting of: July 20, 2021 ITEM TITLE: Approval of minutes from the June 29, 2021 City Council special meeting, July 6, 2021 City Council regular meeting and July 13, 2021 City Council 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 0 6-29 7/12/2021 Corer Memo ❑ 7-6 7/12/2021 Corer Memo 0 7-13 7/14/2021 Corer Memo 2 y 4-.---c.;.--.,-.-.5-7.,.,:17.,:4_,,i,,,*0„, II,, +�1 0-10) am $6 O '',ill kpON ATED•�$ MINUTES YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING June 29, 2021 Virtual via Zoom 5 p.m. 1. Roll Call Present: Mayor Patricia Byers, presiding,Assistant Mayor Holly Cousens and Councilmembers Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Soneya Lund (present at 5:08pm)and Eliana Macias Absent: Councilmember Jason White County Commissioners: Ron Anderson, LaDon Linde and Amanda McKinney Staff: City Manager Robert Harrison and Acting City Clerk Jodi Stephens IMI i 2. Joint meeting with Yakima County Commissioners ni ■ The City Council and County Commissioners discussed the Yakima Community Care Campus. Commis ner Anderson provided an update and stated it is intended to be a clinic to help those that can not 5.111t1 health services. Commissioner Linde noted the center may include job skill training. The City Council and County Commissioners discussed the East West Corridor project. Commissioner Anderson provided an update and noted the completion is scheduled for 2025-26. Commissioner McKinney highlighted the excellent collaboration with City staff on this project. The City Council and County Commissioners discussed the Community Cleanup Partnership. Commissioner Anderson reported there are many partnerships cleaning up the Greenway and various other parts of the County. The County encouraged individuals in service clubs to go to their website and fill out a form for cleanup projects and the County will cover the tipping fees. The County hopes this will allow for ongoing consistent cleanup projects. Police Chief Murray introduced the SWAT item. Lieutenants Chad Stephens and Ira Cavin briefed Council and the Commissioners on the history of SWAT and how it has grown to include partnerships with several bordering agencies. Lieutenant Stephens explained it is a two team and there are only five level two teams in Eastern Washington. He noted this partnership relies on mutual aid with approximately 55% of the calls occurring in the City and 45% in the County, and the team is comprised of approximately 60-70% City personnel. Councilmember Funk stressed how the general fund is strapped and believes everyone in the partnership needs to help pay for the service. Commissioner McKinney stated it is premature at this time to make any decisions until the Sheriff's department has time to review the material and look to a solution. Commissioner Anderson voiced Page 1 of 2 3 support for ongoing discussions, including with the Yakima County Sheriff. Councilmember Hill requested an update in 30 days by the City Manager to see if we are moving forward on a regional solution. Councilmember Funk mentioned there are no documents in the agenda packet related to the use of 2163 funds and would rather not discuss this. It was consensus of the City Council and County Commissioners to remove the item from the agenda. 3. Adjournment MOT ION: Cousens moved and Lund seconded to adjourn to a City Council regular meeting on July 6, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. The motion carried by unanimous vote. The meeting adjourned at 6:16 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CI M OR Page 2 of 2 4 1 h,:• ...4 ‘,,,C.J2:,....4-1:).•'•••'•1.1-># ++++++I,l ORYOU Tli\) ,f MINUTES YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL July 6, 2021 City Hall -- Council Chambers 5:30 p.m. Regular meeting; 6:00 p.m. Public hearings 1. Roll Call Present: Mayor Patricia Byers, presiding,Assistant Mayor Holly Cousens and Councilmembers Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Soneya Lund, Eliana Macias (via telephone), Brad Hill and Jason White Staff: City Manager Robert Harrison, City Attorney Sara Watkins and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee 2. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Byer led the Pledge of Allegiance. ft 3. Interprete ervices Mayor Bye introduced Jorge Villasenor whdounced interpreter rvices are available in Spanish. 1 4. Open Discussion for the Good of the Order A. Presentations/ Recognitions/ Introductions i. Apple Award to Yakima Police Sergeant Ritch Fowler Chief Matt Murray presented the City Apple Award to Sergeant Ritch Fowler. Council members thanked Sergeant Fowler for his good work. ii. Retirement recognition of Police Officer Darryl Henning for 31 years of service Chief Murray recognized Police Officer Darryl Henning for 31 years of service to the City of Yakima. Mayor Byers presented Officer Henning with a retirement clock. 5. Council Reports A. Council Rules of Procedure Letters of Support Councilmember Funk presented her proposal regarding letters of support. MOTION: Funk moved and Hill seconded to pass the proposed letter of support amendment as written. The motion carried by unanimous vote. Page 1 of 5 5 B. Discussion regarding a proposed Charter amendment that provides the Council an opportunity to remove members for failure to attend meetings, that amends certain sections to be consistent with state law, and that makes other changes staff believes would be beneficial to the City City Attorney Sara Watkins briefed Council on the proposed amendments. Councilmember White shared that he appreciates the transparency and the details of the amendments; however, he suggested adding language to remove council members if they go against their own ordinance or issue and other items. City Attorney Watkins explained the proposed amendments address attendance rather than behavior. She stated behavior issues should be outlined in the Council Rules of Procedure. Councilmember Funk suggested additional housekeeping amendments should address unfunded money for streets and parks. Mayor Byers sought to remove the attendance requirement saying it is highly unlikely that a circumstance like the one with Councilmember White will happen again and the removal of a council member should be left in the hands of the voters. MOTION: Byers moved and Cousens seconded to remove Article 6 Section 4 item 2 from the proposed amendment. After discussion, the motion failed by a 6-1 vote with Cousens, Funk, Hill, Lund, White and Macias voting no. MOTION: Hill moved and Lund seconded to direct staff to bring back a resolution adopting the •ro•osed Charter changes. During Council discussion, Councilmember White raised a Po . -r th, - • shou st inter . . . . d the point was well taken. •TIO u move o a the ,tion to deve p final language for a charter am dmen a •-t as' - •s fI and st ets. The motion to amend died Dr lack ' s ond. e . . 'ed unanimous e. After Council discussion, City Manager Harrison explained the Charter street amendment is tied to the CPI, which has increased from 2 million to 2.4 million and the Parks and Recreation amendment is currently tied to debt service. He reported both amendments impact budget flexibility. MOTION: Funk moved and Hill seconded that we direct staff to develop language to remove the locked funds for parks and streets capital. The motion carried by unanimous vote. 6. 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. 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.) MOTION: Cousens moved and Lund seconded to approve the consent agenda. The motion carried by unanimous vote. A. Approval of minutes from the June 15, 2021 City Council regular meeting, June 22, 2021 City Council study session B. Consideration of hiring a grant writer for the City of Yakima Page 2 of 5 6 C. Set date of July 20, 2021 for a public hearing regarding a 2021 Justice Assistance Grant D. Set Date of August 2, 2021 to review the Planning Commission's Recommendation on the Periodic Update to the Shoreline Master Program, YMC Title 17 E. Resolution authorizing the execution of an agreement with Central Washington Asphalt to rehabilitate the East General Aviation Apron at the Yakima Air Terminal- McAllister Field RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-088,A RESOLUTION authorizing the execution of an agreement with Central Washington Asphalt to rehabilitate the East General Aviation Apron at the Yakima Air Terminal-McAllister Field. F. Resolution authorizing a reimbursement agreement with the Washington State Department of Health for the COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Site RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-089,A RESOLUTION authorizing an Interagency Agreement with the State of Washington Department of Health for reimbursement of costs and expenses associated with the mass vaccination site. G. Resolution authorizing a Contract with MBI Construction Service Inc for the Henry Beauchamp Jr Community Center HVAC Project 2551 RESOLUT --21 RES• , TION with MBI Constructio ervic: c ' I y Be i mp J ommunity C er HVAC Project 2551 H. i dinanco m: -.in• - City . M icipa Code apter 1.09: Office furs ORDINANCE NO. 2021-012,AN ORDINANCE amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code Chapter 1.09 Office Hours 7. Public Comment Tony Courcy, City resident spoke on several topics. Kenton Gartrell, City resident, shared his belief that the Charter changes should include an elected Mayor. PUBLIC HEARINGS 8. Public input meeting and Resolution to consider citizen comments on the proposed Draft 2021 Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME Fund Programs, and Cares Act CDBG-CV3 funds Archie Matthews, ONDS Manager, 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 by title only. Page 3 of 5 7 MOTION: Cousens moved and Funk seconded to adopt the resolution. The motion carried by unanimous vote. RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-091,A RESOLUTION adopting the proposed 2021 Annual Action Plan for Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Cares Act CDBG-CV3, and HOME Fund Programs as mandated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). DEPARTMENT ITEMS 9. Discussion regarding the hours of the City approved cruise events Police Captain Boyle spoke about the existing cruising nights and suggested Council not increase the hours of the events.After Council discussion; MOTION: Cousens moved and Byers seconded to add to a future agenda the events such as cruise nights and parades. The motion carried by unanimous vote. 10. Staff recommendation on police technology investments and hiring crime analysts Chief Murray briefed Council on the request for technology and two crime analyst positions. City Manager Harrison noted the SpidrTech item has been removed from consideration. Sgt. Boyle described how crime analyst data will increase communication and improve safety.After Council discussion, MOTION: • - smo - - • • Hill sec. + .ed to ' •• eproposed technolog - -nt Trio two c - anal . • a. w ed by unanimous vote. 11. Resolution thorizi an .ree t wi _ =nk ivil and Marin Inc. for Phase 1 of the Nelson Da '- :W. -r Sup. ' erine ' e and Fish Pa. .ge Improvements Water and Irrigation Manager Dave Brown briefed Council on the contract and funding for the project. The City Clerk read the resolution by title only. MOTION: Cousens moved and Lund seconded to adopt the resolution. The motion carried by unanimous vote. RESOLUTION NO. R-2021-092,A RESOLUTION authorizing an Agreement with Northbank Civil and Marine, Inc. for Phase 1 of Project No. IC2010 Nelson Dam Removal: Water Supply, Riverine Process and Fish Passage Improvements. 12. 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 (First Reading) Steve Groom, Director of Finance and Budget, briefed Council on the budget amendment and noted this will be brought back to the next Council meeting for action. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title only. 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 4 of 5 8 Council members congratulated and commended Mr. Groom for his service to the City. 13. Other Business MOTION: Lund moved and Hill seconded to put on the next regular business meeting agenda a discussion about the equipment repair and replacement sustainability plans for the Yakima Fire Department. The motion carried by unanimous vote. MOTION: Lund moved and Hill seconded to put on the next regular business meeting agenda a discussion allowing street legal altered leisure vehicles on streets within City limits. The motion carried by unanimous vote. Councilmember White cited reasons he would like to move forward on censure of Councilmember Lund. Councilmember Lund raised a Point of Order that this is a personal attack. Mayor Byers ruled the point is well taken. MOTION: White moved to start censure proceedings on Councilmember Lund. The motion died for lack of a second. Councilmember Funk stated she found the meeting last week with the Yakima County Commissioners distressing on several points regarding the Yakima County Care Campus. She wants to recognize this as an issue of concern and wants to move ahead with an action plan of what the City can do for mental health issues. 14. Adjournment MOTION: •usen . o d and , nd s ded t djourn to a ty Council study session o my 13, 12 • • •.m. • ou bers City Hall. The motion carried by :nimou- ot: he -etin• d a :30 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 5 of 5 9 %IM�••• •��7(II1 '. i .•a6 O• ++I* ::,„;'ATED•1$ MINUTES YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION July 13, 2021 City Hall -- Council Chambers 5 p.m. 1. Roll Call Present: Mayor Patricia Byers, presiding, Councilmembers Kay Funk, Brad Hill (attended via telephone and present at 5:13 p.m.), Soneya Lund and Eliana Macias Absent:Assistant Mayor Holly Cousens and Councilmember Jason White Staff: City Manager Robert Harrison, City Attorney Sara Watkins and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee 2. Public commen 15 minutes) None. 3. Domestic Violet Presentation i I Chief Murray introduced the item and discussed the shared partnerships in our community. Lieutenant Chad Janis and Senior Assistant City Attorney Cynthia Martinez reviewed a PowerPoint presentation on domestic violence. Council members thanked the team for all they are doing to reduce domestic violence in our community. 4. Street Racing Captain Shawn Boyle briefed Council on the item. City Attorney Watkins and Police Chief Murray discussed the current racing law, statistics associated with tickets issued and prosecuted, as well as answered questions. After discussion, Council agreed that the Fife model would not work well for the City of Yakima. 5. Adjournment MOTION: Lund moved and Macias seconded to adjourn to the next City Council regular meeting on July 20, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Cousens and White absent. The meeting adjourned at 6:30 p.m. CERTIFICATION Page 1 of 2 10 READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 2 of 2