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Regular City Council Meeting Agenda

City Council Chambers & Zoom

August 9, 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)

Council comments may be submitted via email to or by dropping off written comments in the drop box at Cheney City Hall, 609 2nd St. All comments must be received by 5:00 p.m. the day of the meeting. In-person and virtual participants will have the opportunity to comment during the meeting.  If you want to provide verbal comments during the meeting, please email by 5:00 p.m. the day of the meeting and provide the topic you would like to speak about.




Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of July 26, 2022

  1. 7-26-22.pdf

Minutes of the Special City Council Meeting of August 2, 2022

  1. 8-2-22 Special.pdf



Voucher Total = $383,286.26 (Expenditure approval = $336,472.25, Other payables = $46,814.01)


Payroll Total = $1,019,337.87


Claims for Damages


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


TO Engineers - N 6th & Betz Rd Roundabout Consultant Work = $5,000


The Little Leaf - miniature garden classes = $20 per participant


Information Items




Action Items


Public Hearings




22-090 - Resolution F-059 - Renewal of Veritone Agreement

A resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign a renewal agreement with Veritone for the provision of audio and video redaction software.


22-091 - Resolution F-060 - City Fuel Station Upgrade Completion and Activation

Resolution E-891 authorized the City Fuel Station Upgrade project, which included acceptance of Whitley Fuel Company’s proposal to purchase the NWESTCO fuel system on state contract. The fuel system included additional fuel storage tanks, new card readers for each fuel tank, and technical assistance and oversite from Whitley Fuel Company during the installation of the equipment. Resolution F-060 authorizes Toptier Petroleum, LLC to install top of tank components, fuel pumps, card reader systems, electrical components, and to program the system to be operable for 24/7 City consumption.  


22-092 - Resolution F-061 - 2022 TIB 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 improvement funding for the intersection of North 6th Street and Betz Road. Grant funding requires a 10% match.  Applications are due August 19, 2022. Recommendation for funding is scheduled for December 1, 2022.   


22-095 - Resolution F-063 - Fire Engine Temporary Vehicle Use Agreement

Vehicle Use Agreement with Spokane County Fire District 4 to borrow one of their reserve fire engines for the purpose of wildland responses until such time the city can permanently replace our Type 5 Fire Engine.




22-088 - Ordinance Y-80 - Vacation of Street Right-of-Way for The Addition and 2nd Addition to the Town of Cheney

A public hearing was held on July 26, 2022 on the matter of a petition filed by Pacific Mortgage Center who owns more than two-thirds of the property abutting the requested vacation.  Pacific Mortgage Center is seeking the vacation for the purpose of developing a new commercial property.  The vacation would allow the two properties to adjoin.  The City may require the owners of the property abutting the street to compensate the city in an amount that does not exceed the full appraised value of the area vacated.


Other Business


Staff Reports


Mayor's Report


Council Reports


Executive Session


Executive Session as per RCW 42.30.110(1)(i) regarding potential litigation


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