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Council MIN 09-07-2004 Regular FEDERAL WAY CITY COUNCIL Regular Meeting Council Chambers - City Hall Septem her 7, 2004 MINUTES 1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER Mayor McColgan called the regular meeting of the Federal Way City Council to order at the hour of7:00 p.m. Councilmembers present: Mayor Dean McColgan, Deputy Mayor Linda Kochmar, Councilmembers Jeanne Burbidge, Jack Dovey, Eric Faison, Jim Ferrell, and Mike Park. Staff present: City Manager David Moseley, City Attorney Pat Richardson, and Deputy City Clerk Stephanie Courtney. II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Former Federal Way Mayor Bob Stead led the flag salute. COUNCILMEMBER PARK MOVED TO AMEND TONIGHT'S AGENDA TO ADD THE KOREAN THANKSGIVING EVENT ON SEPTEMBER 26,2004 UNDER COUNCIL BUSINESS; COUNCILMEMBER BURBIDGE SECOND. The motion passed unanimously as follows: Burbidge Dovey Faison Ferrell yes yes yes yes Kochmar McColgan Park yes yes yes Mayor McColgan took a few moments to welcome everyone to the new Council Chambers. He thanked Assistant City Manager Derek Matheson bring the project on time and within budget. III. PRESENTATIONS a. Citizen Award/Police Officer Mayor McColgan read a letter written on behalf of Officer Terry Wilson. Officer Wilson received glowing praise for his work as a school resource officer. Recent Federal Way High School graduate Jamilyn Sykes and her mother Juliet Sykes thanked Officer Wilson OR I GINAL Federal Way City Council Regular Meeting Minutes September 7, 2004 - Page 2 of 8 for his positive influence on her. Randy Kaczor, Principal of Federal Way High School. also thanked Officer Wilson for his outstanding work at the school. b. Certificate of Recognition/F ederal Way Lions Club 50 Years of Service Mayor McColgan read and presented a Certificate of Recognition to the Federal Way Noon Lions in honor of 50 Years of Service to the community. Carolyn Harstead, President of the Noon Lions, and Bob Darrigan, Zone Chair, accepted the recognition and highlighted some of the many programs the Lions are involved with. c. Introduction of New Employees/City Manager City Manager David Moseley was pleased to announce Jenni Snell has accepted the position of Staff Attorney in the Law Department. Ms. Snell had previously worked as a Rule 9 intern for the city. He welcomed her and congratulated her on her new position. d. Emerging Issues/City Manager City Manager David Moseley reported there were no emerging issues to discuss this evel1lng. IV. CITIZEN COMMENT Anne VanderBeek, spoke to thank Council for their continued support of Multi-Care's Adult Day Health program in South King County. Pam Stewart, spoke on behalf of the Crisis Clinic of King County, thanking Council for their support. Ms. Stewart also reported on a potential new service of dialing "211" for Human Service related referrals. Bob Hitchcock, reported on the success of Festival Days. He noted the parade was the biggest and best yet, and thanked the many sponsors and volunteers who worked to make it such a wonderful event. Shelley Puariaea, reported on the new Boys and Girls Club EX3 Teen Center, which is currently under construction. V. CONSENT AGENDA a. Minutes/August 3. 2004 Regular Meeting & August 24. 2004 Special Meeting -Approved Interlocal Agreement between City of Kent & City of Federal Way /V ehicle Equipment Maintenance & Repair Services-Approved b. Federal Way City Council Regular Meeting Minutes September 7, 2004 - Page 3 of 8 c. d. Two Additional Secondary Use Vehicles-Approved Interlocal Agreement for Jail Services between City of Enumclaw & City of Federal Way-Approved Memorandum of Understanding among Participating Law Enforcement Agencies forming a Regional Automated Information Network (RAIN) - Approved Interlocal Agreement between Washington State Dept of Corrections & City of Federal Way-Approved Washington State Equipment Grant/King County-Approved 2004 Asphalt Overlay/Project Acceptance-Approved Federal Way Public Schools 2004-05 Capital Facilities Plan & School Impact Fee-Approved e. f. g. h. 1. MOTION MADE BY COUNCILMEMBER DOVEY TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED; SECOND MADE BY DEPUTY MAYOR KOCHMAR. The motion passed unanimously as follows: v1. Burbidge Dovey Faison Ferrell Kochmar McColgan Park yes yes yes yes yes yes yes PUBLIC HEARING 2005 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Proposed Use of Funds . Staff Report Community Development Block Coordinator Kelli O'Donnell gave a briefPowerPoint presentation to Council regarding the proposed use of funds for 2005. . Citizen Comment Kevin King, Vice-Chair of the Human Services Commission thanked all the applicants who interviewed and applied for funds. He noted the Commission spent many hours on the applications and the recommendations. Linda Purlee, spoke on behalf of the Multi-Service Center, thanking Council for their continued support. Federal Way City Council Regular Meeting Minutes September 7, 2004 - Page 4 of 8 . City Council Deliberation Councilmember Ferrell recused himself, as he is a Board member for the South King County Multi-Service Center. Mayor McColgan also recused himselt~ as he is a member of the Boys and Girls Club. Council members asked various questions of Ms. O'Donnell regarding the selection and criteria for funding. . Adoption of2005 CDBG Proposed Use of Funds MOTION MADE BY COUNCILMEMBER BURBIDGE TO APPROVE THE 2005 CDBG PROPOSED USE OF FUNDS INCLUDING THE 2005 CONTINGENCY PLAN AND THE 2005 CONDITIONS OF FUNDING, AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO THE REQUIRED AGREEMENTS TO CARRY OUT FEDERAL WAY'S 2005 CDBG PROGRAM; SECOND MADE BY COUNCILMEMBER DOVEY. The motion passed 5-0 as follows: Burbidge Dovey Faison Ferrell yes yes yes recused Kochmar McColgan Park yes recused yes ADDED ITEM: COUNCIL BUSINESS Korean Thanksgiving Event - September 26, 2004 Councilmember Park reported on the Korean Thanksgiving event, which will occur at the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn on September 26, 2004. He suggested this is a large event in the Korean community and encourages the city to support the event. MOTION MADE BY COUNCILMEMBER PARK TO ALLOW THE KOREAN/ AMERICAN COMMUNITY TO LIST THE CITY OF FEDERAL WAY AS SUPPORTING THE KOREAN THANKSGIVING EVENT TO BE HELD ON SEPTEMBER 26, 2004 AT THE WHITE RIVER AMPHITHEA TER. HE FURTHER MOVED THE CITY'S SUPPORT OF THE EVENT DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY FINANCIAL OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF CONTRIBUTION; SECOND MADE BY COUNCILMEMBER FERRELL. The motion passed unanimously as follows: Federal Way City Council Regular Meeting Minutes September 7, 2004 - Page 5 of 8 Burbidge Dovey Faison Ferrell yes yes yes yes Kochmar McColgan Park yes yes yes VII. INTRODUCTION ORDINANCE Council Bill #344/Motorized Vehicle Use Code Revision AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FEDERAL WAY, WASHINGTON, RELATING TO MOTORIZED FOOT SCOOTERS AND SIMILAR DEVICES, AMENDING ARTICLE III TO CHAPTER I I OF THE FEDERAL WAY CITY CODE, PARK REGULATIONS AND ADDING A NEW ARTICLE IX TO CHAPTER 15, TRAFFIC AND VEHICLES (Amending Ordinance Nos. 91-82 and 91-91). City Attorney Pat Richardson gave a brief background on Council Bill #344/Motorized Vehicles Use Code Revision. Councilmembers discussed many issues regarding age restriction, enforcement, and public awareness of new regulations. MOTION BY COUNCILMEMBER BURBIDGE TO MOVE COUNCIL BILL #344/MOTORIZED VEHICLES USE CODE REVISION TO SECOND READING/ADOPTION AT THE NEXT REGULAR MEETING; SECOND MADE BY COUNCILMEMBER DOVEY. The motion passed as follows: Burbidge Dovey Faison Ferrell yes yes yes yes Kochmar McColgan Park yes yes yes vn1. CITY COUNCIL REPORTS Council member Faison announced the next meeting of the Finance/Economic Development/Regional Affairs Committee would be held September 14th at 5:00 p.m. Presentations will be made by Retail/Lifestyle Consultants. Councilmember Dovey announced the next meeting of the Land Use/Transportation Committee next meeting is scheduled for September 13th at 6:00 p.m.; he further reminded the following meeting would be on September 20th at 5:30 p.m. He also noted he was privileged to host a Hachinohe delegate at his home during the Federal Way Festival Days. Councilmember Burbidge announced the next meeting of the Parks/Recreation/Human Services/Public Safety Committee would be held September 13th at 5:00 p.m. in the Hylebos Room. She thanked CDBG Coordinator Kelli O'Donnell, the Human Services Federal Way Ci(V Council Regular Meeting Minutes September 7, 2004 - Page 6 (~f 8 StafI and Commission for their hard work. She reported on her attendance at the Puget Sound Regional Council and the South King County Human Services Forum in Kent. She reminded citizens ofthe upcoming Women's Reebok Triathlon at Steel Lake Park and the surrounding area, and encouraged citizens to attend some of the many performances in the local performing arts. Deputy Mayor Kochmar thanked the many individuals who worked to make this year's Festival Days a success! She reported the Federal Way Historical Society will be meeting on September 11 Ih at the Historical Cabins near the Hylebos at 1 :00 p.m. She further encouraged citizens to take advantage of local sales, and shop the new stores at the Commons at Federal Way. Councilmel11ber Park reported on the Korean Cultural Sports event, which Council approved earlier this year. The event is scheduled for May 2005. He noted the planning is coming along with support of many local and regional agencies. Councilmember Ferrell encouraged everyone to take part in the upcoming primary elections. He also thanked everyone involved with the Festival Days planning; he noted it was a wonderful community event that gets better each year. Mayor McColgan reported on the Women's Reebok Triathlon, which is being held this weekend at Steel Lake Park, and surrounding area. He noted there is 700 expected participants who will be staying in local hotels and shopping in the local stores. He asked citizens to be patient with road closures in the area, and encouraged everyone to check the city's website for additional specific information regarding road closures. He further noted he attended the beginning of the construction of the Federal Way Transit Center along with local and state officials. He encouraged citizens to volunteer for the Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry, where last year they received 4855 lbs of food and $798.00 in cash donations. He also thanked the Festival Days sponsors, city employees, police oŇícers, and volunteers who were involved in planning of the festival. IX. CITY MANAGER REPORT City Manager David Moseley passed on his and the staffs thanks to this Council and previous Council for the new City Hall. He reported staff very much appreciates the new space, as is able to better serve the community with combined services, and better access to all city services in one location. He further thanked Assistant City Manager Derek Matheson for his work on the project bringing it on time and within budget, and Property Services Manager Steve Ikerd worked as the general contractor during the construction and remodeling process. He continued by Federal Way City Council Regular Meeting Minutes September 7, 2004 - Page 7 (~f' 8 also thanking Information Services Manager Mehdi Sadri and his staff who have worked countless extra hours and weekends to make the move a smooth transition. Mr. Moseley reported staff is currently working on the dedication ceremony, which will be scheduled for late October or early November. He further reported staff is hopeful to have the public art for City Hall will hopefully be installed by that time. He noted construction has begun on the additional parking lot North of City Hall, and construction on the f1ag pavilion for the entrance will begin soon. City Manager David Moseley was pleased to report the transfer of the West Hylebos State Park to the City has been completed. Staff is currently working with the Friends of the Hylebos to schedule a public dedication. He reported the Community Development Department has accepted 276 Land Use Applications through August, which compares to a total of 239 for the entire year of 2003. He was pleased to note the changes in the permit system have been implemented and are working well. Mr. Moseley further reminded Council of the need for an Executive Session tonight for the purpose of discussing Potential Litigation/Pursuant to RCW 42.30.11 O( 1)(i); and Collective Bargaining/Pursuant to RCW 42.30.l40(4)(a); for approximately thirty minutes. X. EXECUTIVE SESSION At 8:37 p.m. Mayor McColgan announced Council would be recessing into Executive Session for approximately thirty minutes. a. b. Potential Litigation/Pursuant to RCW 42.30.11 O( I )(i) To Consider the Minimum Price to Offer Real Estate for Sale or Lease/Pursuant to RCW 42.30.l10(1)(c)- CANCELLED Collective Bargaining/Pursuant to RCW 42.30.l40(4)(a) c. At 9:05 p.m. Assistant City Manager Derek Matheson announced Executive Session would be extended an additional forty minutes. At 9:40 p.m. Deputy City Attorney Karen Kirkpatrick announced Executive Session would be extended an additional ten minutes. Council returned to Chambers at 9:47 p.m. Federal Way Ci(y Council Regular Meeting Minutes September 7, 2004 - Page 8 of 8 XI. ADJOURNMENT There being nothing further to come before the Federal Way City Council, Mayor McColgan adjourned the regular meeting at 9:47 p.m.