City Council Meeting and Citizen Forum

Calendar Date:
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 6:30pm

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Vancouver City Council Meeting

April 24, 2017

Agenda:
WORKSHOPS

3:30-4:30 p.m.     Review of Overnight Camping Ordinance

Presentation (PDF)

Jonathan Young, Chief Assistant City Attorney, 487-8500; Greg Raquer, Vancouver Police Lieutenant

City Council Chambers – 415 W. 6th Street, Vancouver, WA

5:00-6:00 p.m.     Tour of Gifford Pinchot National Forest Headquarters

Off-site tour commencing at Gifford Pinchot National Forest Headquarters (Vancouver Barracks Building 987) at E. McClellan Road and Fort Vancouver Way

6:15-6:30 p.m.     Executive Session re: Pending Litigation

City Council Chambers – 415 W. 6th Street, Vancouver, WA


6:15 p.m.      COUNCIL DINNER/ADMINISTRATIVE UPDATES
 
6:30 p.m.      COUNCIL CONSENT AGENDA MEETING
 
Pledge of Allegiance                                                                                  
 
Call to Order & Roll Call
 
Proclamation: National Volunteer Week
 
Citizen Communication (Items 1-2)

This is the place on the agenda where the public is invited to speak to Council regarding the items on tonight’s Consent Agenda. The person speaking is requested to complete a yellow, pre-printed card (provided at the counter in front of Council Chambers) with their name/address and agenda item to be addressed. They are also asked to sit at the table at the place marked “Citizen Testimony” and give their name and city of residence for the audio record.  Please notify the Council Assistant if you are unable to sit at the table to give your testimony and wish to have a wireless microphone provided to you. Citizens testifying are asked to limit testimony to three minutes.

Consent Agenda (Items 1-2)

The following items will be passed by a single motion to approve all listed actions and resolutions. There will be no discussion on these items unless requested by Council. If discussion is requested, the item will be moved from the Consent Agenda and considered separately – after the motion has been made and passed to approve the remaining items.

1. Action Plan for Program Year 2017 Community Development Block Grant and HOME Investment Partnership Programs (HOME)

AN ORDINANCE relating to the City's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnerships Annual Action Plan for Program Year 2017; establishing priorities of projects available for funding; providing for an effective date.

Action requested: Approve ordinance on first reading, setting date of second reading and public hearing for May 1, 2017. (Peggy Sheehan, Community Development Programs Manager, 487-7952; Danell Norby, CDBG Coordinator, 487-7953)

Staff Report 045-17 (PDF)

2. Approval of Claim Vouchers

(Copy available upon request)

Action requested: Approve Claim Vouchers for April 24, 2017.

Citizen Forum

This is the place on the agenda where the public is invited to speak to Council regarding any issue.  Up to 90 minutes will be allotted for the Citizen Forum. Each speaker is requested to fill out a pre-printed testimony card (provided at the counter at the entrance to Chambers) with their name/address and matter to be discussed. They are also asked to sit at the table at the place marked “Citizen Testimony” and give their name and city of residence for the audio record. Please notify the Council Assistant if you are unable to sit at the table to give your testimony and wish to have a wireless microphone provided to you.  Each speaker shall have one opportunity to address the Council. Citizens testifying are asked to limit testimony to three minutes.

Adjournment
Agenda:
Location
City Hall
415 West 6th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660