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Regular City Council Meeting Agenda

City Council Chambers & Zoom

June 14, 2022 - 6:00 p.m. 


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Call to Order - Pledge of Allegiance


Roll Call - Excused Absences


Citizen Comments: Open to Public (two minute limit)

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Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of May 24, 2022

  1. 5-24-22.pdf



Voucher Total = $1,036,839.59 (Expenditure approval = $1,011,973.05, Other Payables = $24,866.54)


Payroll Total = $1,015,569.60


Claims for Damages


Small Contracts (Less than $10,000) - Approved by Mayor


DC Golf - golf lessons = $125 per participant


Sterling Communications - PartnerPLUS Support = $9,981.38


Information Items




Action Items


Public Hearings




22-054 - Resolution F-027 - LUA2021-008 Blackhawk Ridge Addition Preliminary Plat

The Developer is proposing a modified the Blackhawk Preliminary Plat for Council consideration based on records presented in the Planning Commissions open public hearing on March 14, 2022.  The modification reduces the number of lots to 34 and provides unplatted property south of the development.  The Developer has agreed to consider selling the unplatted property for water utility and open space land. 


22-069 - Resolution F-039 - Police Laptop Computer (MDC) Purchase

The Police Department is requesting to purchase 8 Panasonic Toughbook 55 Laptop computers (Mobile Data Computers) and associated equipment to utilize the computers both in patrol vehicles and at work stations within CPD. 


22-070 - Resolution F-040 - Alley Vacation Hearing Date Scheduling

Pacific Mortgage Center is requesting to vacate four street right-of-way that abuts upon their properties for the purpose of developing a new commercial building.  Pursuant to RCW 35.79.010, the City may schedule a hearing on the vacation through the passage of a resolution. The hearing date set forth in the resolution can be no sooner than twenty days nor any later than sixty days from the date the resolution is passed. Resolution F-040 sets a hearing date for July 12, 2022.


22-071 - Resolution F-041 - Fiber Broadband Design Services Contract

The Public Works Department and Light Department solicited a proposal from licensed contractor for fiber broadband design and consulting services for the purpose of creating a secure and reliable fiber optic system for vital Water Department, Wastewater Department, and Light Department infrastructure, and to comply with Homeland Security requirements for infrastructure security directives. In addition to increasing security and reliability, upgrades made to the City’s fiber optic communication system will factor in the City’s potential for future growth. Staff is recommending acceptance of Zero DB Communications proposal, totaling $ 92,330.00. This project is eligible for ARPA funds.    




22-052 - Ordinance Y-26 - 2022-2027 Capital Facilities Plan

On April 11, 2022 the Planning Commission held a Public Hearing on the 2022-2027 Capital Facilities Plan with recommendation that the plan be sent to City Council for adoption.   


22-068 - Ordinance Y-28 - Update to the 2022 Salary Ordinance

This update to the salary ordinance includes changes to the wage classifications for the Fire Chief based on salary survey data and wage increases in the IAFF bargainging unit members and to the Accounting Manager based additional duties and supervisory responsibilities as assigned by the Finance Director in collaboration with the City Administrator.


Other Business


Staff Reports


Mayor's Report


Council Reports


Executive Session


Executive Session as per RCW 42.30.110(1)(b) to consider the selection of a site or the acquisition of real estate by lease or purchase


Conclusion of Meeting