Regular City Council Meeting Agenda
City Council Chambers & Zoom
January 10, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.
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Resolution F-108 would authorize the City to enter into a contract with Capitol Consulting for consulting services for the term beginning January 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023 with the option to renew annually for up to five years by mutual agreement of the parties.
The Light Department requests to enter into a Mutual Aid Agreement with Inland Power. This Agreement would allow both parties to render aid, at their discretion, in response to an unfortunate or untimely event. Charges for labor, equipment, transportation and other related expenses incurred will be at reasonable and customary rates, and standard practices.
The Solid Waste Commercial Truck is scheduled for replacement in 2023. Staff is recommending replacing the truck through Sourcewell contract.
Approval of Resolution F-115 waives the competitive bid requirements due to emergency conditions, allowing the Public Works and Light Department to enter into an agreement with Novo Solutions for a work order system.
On May 14, 2019 the City entered into a professional services agreement with FCS Group for Water Rate Design Study. Amendment One modified the services to look at cost of service analysis for residential classifications and water connection charges. Amendment Two modified the services for cost-of-service rate study for non-residential classifications and updates residential data and capital /depreciation. Amendment Two also provides electric cost-of-service analysis. Amendment Three provides cost-of-service analysis for the City’s wastewater and solid waste operations.
The City of Cheney solicited a request for proposals to provide analysis and recommendations for the economic feasibility/usability of the City’s 50-Acre Park. Four proposals were received with SCJ Alliance being selected by the Selection Committee.
The Light Department requests to enter into a Mutual Aid Agreement with EWU. This Agreement would allow both parties to render aid, at their discretion, in response to an unfortunate or untimely event. Charges for labor, equipment, transportation and other related expenses incurred will be at reasonable and customary rates, and standard practices.
A resolution approving support for the City of Cheney 2023 Legislative Agenda.
Approval of Resolution F-117 would allow the Mayor to sign an Interlocal Judicial Cooperation Agreement, appointing Spokane County District Court Judge Richard Leland to a new four-year term as the City of Cheney’s Municipal Court Judge, beginning January 1, 2022, until December 31, 2023.
The Washington State Transportation Improvement Board (TIB) has notified the city of available funding for the 2023 N 6th / Betz Roundabout Project. The project includes a traffic roundabout at the intersection of N 6th Street and Betz Road. Total Project estimate is $ 1,074,283.00 of which TIB will fund $ 966,854. The City of Cheney is required to enter into a Fuel Tax agreement with the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board.