City Council Meeting and Citizen Forum

Calendar Date:
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 6:30pm

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Vancouver City Council Meeting

May 8, 2017

Agenda:
 
WORKSHOPS

4:30-5:30 p.m.     Vancouver Fire Standard of Cover Report

Joe Molina, Vancouver Fire Chief, 487-7201

Presentation (PDF)

5:30-6:00 p.m.     Executive Session re: Real Estate Transaction


6:00 – 6:30 p.m.   COUNCIL DINNER/ADMINISTRATIVE UPDATES
 
6:30 p.m.      COUNCIL CONSENT AGENDA MEETING
 
Pledge of Allegiance                                                                                  
 
Call to Order & Roll Call
 
Proclamation: Elks Youth Week
 
Citizen Communication (Items 1-8)

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 1-8)

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. Amendment to Job Order Contracting (JOC) Services for General Construction Contracts to increase contract amount

Action requested: Authorize the City Manager or his designee to increase the contract amount for each JOC contract from $3,000,000 to $4,000,000 per year as allowed by RCW 39.10.440. (Kevin Yin, Procurement Manager, 487-8429)

Staff Report 047-17 (PDF)

2. Purchase of Replacement Fuel Management System

Action requested: Authorize purchase of a replacement Fuel Management System from EJ Ward of San Antonio, Texas, through GSA Contract #35F-041Y in the amount of $494,650. (Barbara Basnett, Equipment Services Superintendent, 487-8205)

Staff Report 048-17 (PDF)

3. 2017-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Joint Labor Coalition

Action requested: Authorize the City Manager or his designee to sign the 2017-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement with Joint Labor Coalition. (Suzi Schwabe, Human Resources Director, 487-8408)

Staff Report 049-17 (PDF)

4. Grant of legal defense pursuant to chapter 2.46 VMC to Mayor Timothy Leavitt of federal lawsuit filed by Q Nightclub & Lounge, Adrian Kallimanis, and Jose Parra

Action requested: Grant the request filed by Mayor Leavitt to provide a legal defense at the City’s expense of the Q Nightclub & Lounge, et al. v. City of Vancouver, et al. lawsuit pending in federal court. (Bronson Potter, City Attorney, 487-8500)

Staff Report 050-17 (PDF)

5. Amendments to VMC Title 17 to Adopt the Current Edition of the National Electrical Code

AN ORDINANCE relating to adopting the most current version of the National Electrical Code, amending VMC 17.16 to adopt the 2017 National Electrical Code as amended, clarifying the purpose of the code, and general administrative clean up; providing for savings, severability and an effective date.

Action requested: Approve ordinance on first reading, setting date of second reading and public hearing for Monday, May 15, 2017. (Sree Thirunagari, Building Official, 487-7838)

Staff Report 051-17 (PDF)

6. Imposition of Local Sales and Use Tax to be credited against the State Sales and Use Tax

AN ORDINANCE of the City of Vancouver, Washington, imposing the local Sales and Use tax to be credited against the State Sales and Use Tax for purposes of utilizing Local Infrastructure Financing Tool program under Chapters 39.102 and 82.14 of the Revised Code of Washington; and setting an effective date.

Action requested: Approve ordinance on first reading, setting date of second reading and public hearing for Monday, May 15, 2017. (Natasha Ramras, Deputy Budget Director, 487-8484)

Staff Report 052-17 (PDF)

7. Release of Covenant and Adoption of Development Agreement with Thunderbird Investments, LLC

AN ORDINANCE relating to planning and zoning; approving release of a recorded covenant related to a prior rezone of property in the City of Vancouver at 4601 East 18th Street; approving a development agreement, and establishing an effective date.

Action requested: Approve ordinance on first reading, setting date of second reading and public hearing for Monday, May 15, 2017. (Brent Boger, Assistant City Attorney, 487-8500)

Staff Report 041A-17 (PDF)

8. Approval of Claim Vouchers

(Copy available upon request)

Action requested: Approve Claim Vouchers for May 8, 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