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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/20/2015 4:30 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: April 20, 2015 City Council Workshop Agenda Packet.pdf
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REP 15-149 1A. Informational ReportFlag Page Details: The Council Members each prepared their Flag Pages to illustrate their strengths, passions and motivations. Brenda Stuart provided a training session to help the Council learn about their Flag Page, as well as the Flag Pages of other Council Members. The purpose was to better understand themselves and fellow Council Members to improve communication and working relationships. Presenter: Brenda Stuart, Seven Trees Consulting, Inc.   Action details Video Video
REP 15-212 1B.WS-709C and WS-714Informational ReportConstruction Testing Services Contract with Columbia West Details: This contract provides for testing services for Projects WS-709C Slow Sand Water Filtration Plant and WS-714 STEP Sewer Transmission Main. The amount of this contract is not to exceed $36,525.00. Presenter: James Carothers, Engineering Manager   Action details Video Video
REP 15-223 1C.NW 6th and Norwood Intersection Design ContractInformational ReportNW 6th and Norwood Intersection Improvements Details: The City entered into a contract with HDJ Design Group in 2014 for the design of a traffic signal at NW 6th and Norwood. Staff has been instructed by Council to consider a roundabout as an alternative to a traffic signal at this location. It was determined that HDJ will provide the 30% design of the roundabout prior to a late spring open house event. This contract amendment provides for the additional cost to achieve the 30% design of the roundabout. The total cost for this preliminary design is $39,912.00. A balance of $15,347.83 remains of the original contract amount of $50,075.00. To complete the 30% design of the roundabout, an increase of $24,564.17 is needed, bringing the new contract total to $74,639.17. Presenter: James Carothers, Engineering Manager   Action details Video Video
Pwm 15-119 1D.Public Works Miscellaneous and UpdatesInformational ReportPublic Works Miscellaneous and Updates Details: This is a placeholder for miscellaneous or emergent items. Presenter: Steve Wall, Public Works Director   Action details Video Video
REP 15-211 1E.Hearings Examiner Professional Services ContractInformational ReportHearings Examiner Professional Services Agreement Details: Proposed modification to a professional services agreement between the City of Camas and Joe Turner for hearings examiner services. The modification of this agreement would increase the billing rate by $25 an hour with future yearly rate adjustments based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Presenter: Phil Bourquin, Community Development Director   Action details Video Video
Cdm 15-120 1F.Community Development Miscellaneous ItemsInformational ReportCommunity Development Miscellaneous and Updates Details: This is a placeholder for miscellaneous or emergent items. Presenter: Phil Bourquin, Community Development Director   Action details Video Video
REP 15-126 2G. Informational ReportService Agreement between the City of Camas and Treasure House Details: The intent of the Service Agreement is for the City of Camas to refer customers who could potentially benefit from low income assistance to the Treasure House. The Treasure House would screen the customer to determine if the customer fits within the 125% of poverty threshold and to determine the level of assistance. The City would fund the Low Income Utility Assistance Program as part of the City's budget process and remit the funds to the Treasure House quarterly. The Treasure House could in turn provide one-time assistance or budget billing. The Service Agreement also provides the ability for others to contribute to the program to potentially assist others in need. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Director   Action details Video Video
REP 15-330 1H. Informational ReportEstablishing an Emergency Utility Assistance Program Details: An Emergency Utility Assistance Program for the City would utilize the proposed service agreement with the Treasure House to validate assistance requests from low income utility bill customers. The City would eliminate the use of collection agencies and "promises" for collecting overdue bills and begin liening property as provided by the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) and Camas Municipal Code (CMC). Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Director   Action details Video Video
REP 15-217 1I. Informational ReportUpdate the 2015 Fee Schedule Details: Staff has reviewed and updated the 2015 Fee Schedule for the Fire Marshal's fees, utility fees, 2015 equipment rental rates and the Parks & Recreation Department fees. The fee changes were discussed at the City Council Workshop. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Director   Action details Video Video
Cam 15-121 1J.Administration Miscellaneous ItemsInformational ReportCity Administrator Miscellaneous Updates and Scheduling Details: This is a placeholder for miscellaneous or scheduling items. Presenter: Peter Capell, City Administrator   Action details Video Video