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Meeting Name: CITY COUNCIL REGULAR Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 11/21/2016 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Council Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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Attachments: November 21, 2016 Camas City Council Regular Agenda Packet.pdf
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MIN 16-104 1A.Minutes ApprovalMinutesApproved the minutes of the November 7, 2016, Camas City Council Meeting and the Workshop minutes of November 7, 2016.approved  Action details Not available
AI 16-316 1B.Claim Check ApprovalAction ItemApproved the automated clearing house and claim checks numbered 131462 - 131580 in the amount of $413,760.08.approved  Action details Not available
AI 16-305 1C.EMS Write OffsAction ItemAuthorized the write-off of the October 2016 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) billings in the amount of $101,030.87. This was the monthly uncollectable balance of Medicare and Medicaid accounts that were not collectable after receiving payments from Medicare, Medicaid and secondary insurance. (Submitted by Pam O'Brien)Approved the Consent Agenda  Action details Not available
AI 16-312 1D.Urban Tree Program - Amendment to IAAAction ItemAuthorized the Mayor to sign an amendment to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Interagency Agreement, which extended the performance period of the grant from May 31, 2017, to May 31, 2018. (Submitted by Sarah Fox)approved  Action details Not available
AI 16-311 1E.Urban Tree Program ContractAction ItemAuthorized the Mayor to sign a professional services agreement with Davey Resource Group to provide consulting arborist services in support of the Urban Tree Program in the amount of $14,715. (Submitted by Sarah Fox)approved  Action details Not available
AI 16-317 1F.Cooper's View Park Final Pay EstimateAction ItemAuthorized Pay Estimate No. 5, Final, to Paul Brothers, Inc. for Cooper's View Park in the amount of $23,151.90, accepted project as complete and commenced the one year warranty period for landscaping maintenance and plant replacement. The final pay estimate total was 6% over the awarded construction bid. Total project expenditures were $11,606 under the budgeted amount. The funding and expenditures detail spreadsheets are attached. (Submitted by James Carothers)Approved the Consent AgendaPass Action details Not available
CI 16-007 1A. Ceremonial ItemStaff   Action details Video Video
Cou 15-117 1B. Informational ReportCouncil   Action details Video Video
Ann-001 1A. Informational ReportAnnouncements   Action details Video Video
CI 16-030 1B.Mayor's Volunteer Spirit AwardCeremonial ItemMayor's Volunteer Spirit Award   Action details Video Video
ORD 16-019 1A.Stormwater - Ordinance Revising Chapter 14.02OrdinanceOrdinance No. 16-019 Revising Camas Municipal Code (CMC) Chapter 14.02 Relating to Stormwater Control Details: The City's current National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Stormwater Permit issued by the Department of Ecology requires the City to adopt the latest Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington (SWMMWW) and Low Impact Development principles for new development and redevelopment. This ordinance resolves this requirement, removes duplicative language already cited in the SWMMWW and adds clarifying language regarding the ownership and maintenance of private stormwater facilities. Presenter: Sam Adams, Utilities Managerread by title onlyPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-019 1 Stormwater - Ordinance Revising Chapter 14.02OrdinanceOrdinance No. 16-019 Revising Camas Municipal Code (CMC) Chapter 14.02 Relating to Stormwater Control Details: The City's current National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Stormwater Permit issued by the Department of Ecology requires the City to adopt the latest Stormwater Management Manual for Western Washington (SWMMWW) and Low Impact Development principles for new development and redevelopment. This ordinance resolves this requirement, removes duplicative language already cited in the SWMMWW and adds clarifying language regarding the ownership and maintenance of private stormwater facilities. Presenter: Sam Adams, Utilities Manageradopted and published according to lawPass Action details Video Video
AI 16-314 1B.2017 CDBG Grant Application HearingAction ItemPublic Hearing for NE Dallas Street Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Proposed Application Details: Conducted a public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to give public testimony regarding the submittal of a 2017 grant application for road rehabilitation, sidewalk and ADA access improvements, and replacement of water and sewer mains and services on NE Dallas Street from NE 17th Avenue to NE 21st Avenue. Presenter: James Carothers, Engineering ManagerapprovedPass Action details Video Video
AI 16-315 1C.Astound Broadband Franchise Agreement HearingAction ItemPublic Hearing for Astound Broadband, LLC Franchise Agreement Details: Conducted a public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to give public testimony regarding the proposal of an ordinance to establish an agreement between the City of Camas and Astound Broadband, LLC. This ordinance allows Astound Broadband to install, operate and maintain fiber optic telecommunication lines within the City of Camas rights-of-way. This agreement prohibits Astound Broadband from providing cable television service. Presenter: James Carothers, Engineering ManagerapprovedPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-025 1D.Repeal CMC 2.68OrdinanceOrdinance No.16-025 Repealing Chapter 2.68 of the Camas Municipal Code (CMC) Details: Staff proposed to delete Chapter 2.68 of the CMC titled Personnel Vacations and Leaves of Absences in its entirety. The material will be covered in the bargaining contracts and employee handbook. Presenter: Pete Capell, City Administratorread by title onlyPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-025 1 Repeal CMC 2.68OrdinanceOrdinance No.16-025 Repealing Chapter 2.68 of the Camas Municipal Code (CMC) Details: Staff proposed to delete Chapter 2.68 of the CMC titled Personnel Vacations and Leaves of Absences in its entirety. The material will be covered in the bargaining contracts and employee handbook. Presenter: Pete Capell, City Administratoradopted and published according to lawPass Action details Video Video
RES 16-019 1E.Resolution 16-021 2017 Fee ScheduleResolutionResolution No. 16-019 Amending the City of Camas Fee Schedule as Adopted by Resolution No. 16-017 Details: The 2017 City of Camas fee schedule reflects increases of 1.5% cost of living based upon the Portland/Vancouver Consumer Price Index (CPI) as of August 2016, and rounded to the nearest dollar. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directorread by title onlyPass Action details Video Video
RES 16-019 1 Resolution 16-021 2017 Fee ScheduleResolutionResolution No. 16-019 Amending the City of Camas Fee Schedule as Adopted by Resolution No. 16-017 Details: The 2017 City of Camas fee schedule reflects increases of 1.5% cost of living based upon the Portland/Vancouver Consumer Price Index (CPI) as of August 2016, and rounded to the nearest dollar. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance DirectoradoptedPass Action details Video Video
RES 16-018 1G.Resolution 16-019 Substantial Need DeclarationResolutionResolution No. 16-018 Finding and Declaring a Substantial Need for Using the 101% Limit Factor Under Revised Code of Washington (RCW) Chapter 84.55 Details: The current implicit price deflator (IPD) limit is under 1% at .953%. This resolution allows Council to approve a 1% property tax increase for the 2017 property tax levy by declaring the City has a "substantial need" for the full 1% to help fund public safety, transportation, parks and recreation and facilities. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directorread by title onlyPass Action details Video Video
RES 16-018 1 Resolution 16-019 Substantial Need DeclarationResolutionResolution No. 16-018 Finding and Declaring a Substantial Need for Using the 101% Limit Factor Under Revised Code of Washington (RCW) Chapter 84.55 Details: The current implicit price deflator (IPD) limit is under 1% at .953%. This resolution allows Council to approve a 1% property tax increase for the 2017 property tax levy by declaring the City has a "substantial need" for the full 1% to help fund public safety, transportation, parks and recreation and facilities. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance DirectoradoptedPass Action details Video Video
AI 16-313 1H.2017 Property Tax Levy Public HearingAction ItemPublic Hearing for 2017 Property Tax Levy Details: This public hearing provided citizens an opportunity to give public testimony regarding the 2017 General Fund Levy, the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Levy and the Voted Library Bond Levy. If Council elected to not approve the Utility Tax ordinance, the General Fund Levy was recommended to increase by the implicit price deflator (IPD) rate of .953% and by .047% for substantial need for the total increase to the lawful limit of 1%. If Council had approved the Utility Tax Ordinance, the General Fund Levy was recommended to be reduced by $264,000 after increasing the levy by the lawful limit of 1%. The EMS Levy was recommended to increase by the IPD rate of .953% and by .047% for substantial need for the total increase to the lawful limit of 1%. The Voted Library Bond Levy was recommended at the 2017 debt service obligation. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Director   Action details Video Video
ORD 16-020 1I.2017 Ad Valoren Taxes for the General FundOrdinanceOrdinance No. 16-020 2017 Ad Valorem Taxes for the General Fund Details: Council considered two property tax ordinances for the General Fund. The first ordinance provided for 1% increase after approving Resolution No. 16-018, as provided by law. If Council had approved Ordinance No. 16-024 authorizing the use of utility taxes on telephone (1%), cable (1%), storm water (3%) and solid waste (3%), then Council could have considered approving the alternate Ordinance No. 16-020 reducing property taxes by 1.45%. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directorread by title onlyPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-020 1 2017 Ad Valoren Taxes for the General FundOrdinanceOrdinance No. 16-020 2017 Ad Valorem Taxes for the General Fund Details: Council considered two property tax ordinances for the General Fund. The first ordinance provided for 1% increase after approving Resolution No. 16-018, as provided by law. If Council had approved Ordinance No. 16-024 authorizing the use of utility taxes on telephone (1%), cable (1%), storm water (3%) and solid waste (3%), then Council could have considered approving the alternate Ordinance No. 16-020 reducing property taxes by 1.45%. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directoradopted and published according to lawPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-021 1J.2017 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) LevyOrdinanceOrdinance No. 16-021 2017 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Levy Details: Ordinance No. 16-021 sets the 2017 EMS Levy for the City of Camas, allowing for a 1% property tax increase as a result of finding substantial need for the 2017 budget and considering public testimony. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directorread by title onlyPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-021 1 2017 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) LevyOrdinanceOrdinance No. 16-021 2017 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Levy Details: Ordinance No. 16-021 sets the 2017 EMS Levy for the City of Camas, allowing for a 1% property tax increase as a result of finding substantial need for the 2017 budget and considering public testimony. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directoradopted and published according to lawPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-022 1K.2017 Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bond LevyOrdinanceOrdinance No. 16-022 Levying 2017 Ad Valorem Taxes for the Unlimited Tax General Obligation (GO) Bonds Details: Ordinance No. 16-022 sets the 2017 Unlimited Tax GO Bond property tax levy, which increases the property tax levy by $1,000 to meet debt service obligations and after considering public testimony. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directorread by title onlyPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-022 1 2017 Unlimited Tax General Obligation Bond LevyOrdinanceOrdinance No. 16-022 Levying 2017 Ad Valorem Taxes for the Unlimited Tax General Obligation (GO) Bonds Details: Ordinance No. 16-022 sets the 2017 Unlimited Tax GO Bond property tax levy, which increases the property tax levy by $1,000 to meet debt service obligations and after considering public testimony. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directoradopted and published according to lawPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-023 1L.2017-2018 City of Camas, WA Biennial BudgetOrdinancePublic Hearing for Ordinance No. 16-023 Adopting the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget Details: Conducted a public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to give public testimony regarding the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget. Council then considered the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget ordinance. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directorread by title onlyPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-023 1 2017-2018 City of Camas, WA Biennial BudgetOrdinancePublic Hearing for Ordinance No. 16-023 Adopting the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget Details: Conducted a public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to give public testimony regarding the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget. Council then considered the 2017-2018 Biennial Budget ordinance. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Directoradopted and published according to lawPass Action details Video Video
AI 16-320 1M.2016 Fall Omnibus Budget AmendmentAction ItemPublic Hearing for Ordinance No. 16-026 Amending the 2016 Budget Details: This public hearing provided citizens an opportunity to give public testimony regarding amending the 2016 Budget with the Fall Omnibus packages. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance DirectorapprovedPass Action details Video Video
ORD 16-024 1F.Utility Tax on Telephone, Cable, Storm Water and Solid WasteOrdinancePublic Hearing for Ordinance No. 16-024 Establishing a Utility Tax to Provide Revenue for City Services and Capital Facilities (This item was removed from the agenda) Details: Conduct a public hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to give public testimony regarding utility taxes on telephone, cable television, solid waste and storm water drainage. Presenter: Cathy Huber Nickerson, Finance Director   Action details Not available