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Regular City Council Meeting Agenda

City Council Chambers & Zoom

July 27 - 6:00 p.m.


A.

Virtual Participation

In response to Governor Inslee's proclamation 20-28.15 regarding Open Public Meetings during the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council will have an in-person meeting with the ability for participants to attend virtually. The public is encouraged to attend the meeting whichever way meets their needs. In person attendees who are not vaccinated will be required to wear masks. Vaccinated attendees will be required to sign a form stating they have been vaccinated. Virtual participants should click the link or call the phone number below.  If you have technical difficulties, please call 509-498-9255.

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B.

Call to Order - Pledge of Allegiance


C.

Roll Call - Excused Absences


D.

Minutes


 

Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of July 13, 2021

Documents:
  1. 7-13-21.pdf
E.

Vouchers/Payroll


 

Voucher Total = $795,801.78

F.

Claims for Damages


G.

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


 

Avista - natural gas service extension = $7,009.48

 

The Mason Jar - cooking class = $45 per registered student

H.

Information Items


I.

Appointments


J.

Citizen Comments

Council comments must be submitted via email to councilcomments@cityofcheney.org or by dropping off written comments in the drop box at Cheney City Hall, 609 2nd St. All comments must be received by 4:00 p.m. the day of the meeting. Citizen comments will be accepted by those individuals participating in person at the meeting during the Citizen Comment period. Due to issues with the video/audio streaming equipment, virtual participants attending via Zoom will not be able to make comment during the meeting.

K.

Action Items


 

Public Hearings


 

Resolutions


1.

21-073- Resolution E-932 - ARPA Funding Allocation

The City has received half of our American Recovery Plan Act funding and wishes to allocate part of this funding for Residential Utility Assistance - $325,000 and for the purchase of a sewer leak detection system to enable the City to detect and maintain sewer infrastructure - $30,000.       Remaining unallocated funding received this year is $1,392,745.

2.

21-074 - Resolution E-933 - Post Covid Residential Utility Assistance Plan

The Post COVID Residential Utility Assistance Plan provides for financial assistance and payment plans for residential customers after the exiting mortarium on utility payments and disconnects ends on September 30, 2021.    

3.

21-075 - Resolution E-934 - Ending the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL ENDING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY DECLARATION.

4.

21-076 - Resolution E-935 - 2021 TIB Preservation Grant Application

The Transportation Improvement Board is soliciting applications from qualified agencies for transportation preservation projects. City Staff is proposing to submit an application for design and construction preservation funding for Clay Street and 6th Street. Grant funding requires a 10% match.  Applications are due August 13, 2021. Recommendation for funding is scheduled for November 19, 2021.  

 

Ordinances


1.

21-067 - Ordinance Y-12 - R3 Bonus Density Second Reading

The purpose of this ordinance is to allow for a bonus density of a third unit on only 5,000 square foot parcels in the R-3 (Multi-Family) Residential if 1 bed / 1 bath or studio units are constructed.

 

Other Business


L.

Staff Reports


M.

Mayor's Report


N.

Council Reports


O.

Executive Session


P.

Adjournment