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Meeting Name: City Council Agenda status: Final-Amended
Meeting date/time: 8/9/2018 7:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: 2nd Floor, City Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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18-5543 1  Agenda ItemMINUTES OF: June 21, 2018 workshop July 12, 2018 regular meeting July 21, 2018 workshop July 26, 2017 regular meeting   Action details Not available
18-5546 1  Agenda ItemCITY OF LONGVIEW URBAN FORESTRY TREE INVENTORY REPORT COUNCIL STRATEGIC INITIATIVE ADDRESSED: Enhance Public Safety & Emergency Response Address Quality of Place Preserve and Enhance Neighborhoods Continue Effective Financial Management Provide Sustainable Water Quality & Environmental Infrastructure CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW: N/A SUMMARY STATEMENT: The City of Longview’s Urban Forestry Department oversees 17,000 park and street tree planting spaces and maintains a wide variety of native and exotic tree species. In February of 2018, the City contracted with Plan-It Geo to update the inventory of trees management the Urban Forestry Division. This inventory updated and indexed of the type, condition, size, location, health, and potential hazards for all individual trees in the parks and streetscape managed by the Department. The original inventory was completed in 1990. The tree inventory will allow the division to: · Prioritize maintenance schedules in order to reduce the potential liability that results from hazardous trees. It also streamlines the efficiency of the arborist crews and   Action details Not available
18-5540 1 PUBLIC HEARING - REQUEST TO VACATE THE NORTHERLY 290-FEET OF ALLEY RIGHT OF WAY LOCATED BETWEEN 7TH AND 8TH AVENUES SOUTH OF HUDSON STREET (IN BLOCK #12, PLAT OF LONGVIEW #7)Public HearingPUBLIC HEARING - REQUEST TO VACATE THE NORTHERLY 290-FEET OF ALLEY RIGHT OF WAY LOCATED BETWEEN 7TH AND 8TH AVENUES SOUTH OF HUDSON STREET (IN BLOCK #12, PLAT OF LONGVIEW #7)accepted and approvedPass Action details Not available
18-5545 1  Agenda ItemPARK AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD’S RECOMMENDATION FOR ALLOCATION OF 2018 NEIGHBORHOOD PARK GRANT FUNDS COUNCIL STRATEGIC INITIATIVE ADDRESSED: Address Quality of Place CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW: SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Neighborhood Park Grant Program is a capital program (budgeted in the capital projects fund) initiated by the City Council as a means of giving community groups the opportunity to improve and invest in their parks, and the city the ability to stretch its capital funds. Annually since 1997 the parks and recreation board has evaluated applications from neighborhood and community groups, sports organizations, service clubs, and individuals wishing to invest in a project within the park system. The board’s recommendations are then presented to the council for final approval. The $25,000 that the council has usually budgeted each year for the NPG Program has been used to fund a wide variety of projects. (See the attached list of past sponsors and their projects.) Along with whatever city funds are approved, project applicants are required to contribute a matchingapprovedPass Action details Not available
18-5542 1  Agenda ItemANIMALS PROHIBITED IN CERTAIN AREAS OF LAKE SACAJAWEA DURING JULY 4TH CELEBRATION COUNCIL STRATEGIC INITIATIVE ADDRESSED: Address Quality of Place CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW: SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board would like to recommend a change to the Longview Municipal Code that pertains to animals prohibited in certain areas of Lake Sacajawea Park on July 4th (LMC 13.01.115) Code 13.01.115: Animals prohibited in certain area of Lake Sacajawea Park on July 4th It shall be a Class IV civil infraction for the owner or keeper of any domestic animal to cause, permit or allow such domestic animal to be within the area of Lake Sacajawea Park bounded by Washington Way, Louisiana Street, Kessler Boulevard and Nichols Boulevard between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and midnight on the fourth day of July; provided, however, this section shall not be applicable to animals that are a part of a concession permitted to occur in Lake Sacajawea Park, dog guides, service animals or dogs owned by a governmental agency for use in connection with law enforcement. During the July 24th ParapprovedPass Action details Not available
OR 18 3384 1 ORDINANCE NO. 3384 AMENDING THE ZONING CODE TO ADDRESS PARKING IN SIDE YARD SETBACKS AND REDUCED FRONT YARD BUILDING SETBACKS FOR MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENTOrdinanceORDINANCE NO. 3384 AMENDING THE ZONING CODE TO ADDRESS PARKING IN SIDE YARD SETBACKS AND REDUCED FRONT YARD BUILDING SETBACKS FOR MULTIFAMILY DEVELOPMENTadoptedPass Action details Not available
18-5529 1  Agenda ItemORDINANCE NO. 3385 AMENDING THE 2017-2018 BIENNIAL BUDGET (SECOND READING) COUNCIL STRATEGIC INITIATIVE ADDRESSED: Council Initiative: Address Quality of Place Issues Strengthen Economic Conditions & Create New Opportunities. CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW: REQUIRED SUMMARY STATEMENT: The subject ordinance has been prepared to amend the 2017-2018 biennial budget to authorize expenditures for an Athletic Facility Master Planning Project that was unforeseen at the time the 2017-2018 biennial budget was adopted. This amendment affect the Capital Projects Fund in the 2017-2018 biennial budget. Budget amendment ordinances require two readings before the Council. At the July 12 council meeting, City staff provided three scope of work options to move forward to begin planning an Athletic Facility. Council approved entering into a Professional Services Agreement with Hough, Beck, & Baird, Inc. (HBB) from Seattle, Washington for the first option: The Full Scope of Work. Prior to proceeding with an initial feasibility study of the existing sites, Roy Morse Park and the decomissioned sewerapprovedPass Action details Not available
OR 18 3386 1 ORDINANCE NO. 3386 - CREATE LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 352OrdinanceORDINANCE NO. 3386 - CREATE LOCAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT NO. 352adoptedPass Action details Not available
18-5537 1  ResolutionRESOLUTION NO. 2275 JAG GRANT COUNCIL STRATEGIC INITIATIVE ADDRESSED: Enhance public safety and emergency response CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW: REQUIRED SUMMARY STATEMENT: An Interlocal Agreement with Cowlitz County is required as part of the 2018 Justice Assistance Grant application. A resolution is required in order for the City Manager to sign the agreement. The Justice Assistance Grant funding ($14,271.00) will be used towards the Longview School Officer Program. The public will be given the opportunity to comment on the use of these grant funds at this meeting. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Motion to adopt Resolution No. 2275 and authorize the City Manager to sign the Interlocal Agreement with Cowlitz County. STAFF CONTACT: Jim McNamara, City Attorney Mary Chennault, Administrative Manager, Longview Police Dept.adoptedPass Action details Not available
18-5544 1  Agenda ItemAPPROVAL OF CLAIMS Based upon the authentication and certification of claims and demands against the city, prepared and signed by the City’s auditing officer, and in full reliance thereon, it is moved and seconded as shown in the minutes of this meeting that the following vouchers/warrants are approved for payment: FIRST HALF JULY 2018 ACCOUNTS PAYABLE: $1,195,659.44 SECOND HALF JULY 2018 PAYROLL: $83,676.95, checks no. 207432-207446 $740,592.70, direct deposits $935,881.78, wire transfers $1,760,151.43 Total STAFF CONTACT: Kaylee Cody, City Clerk John Baldwin, Fiscal Analyst Chresta Larson, Human Resources Specialist   Action details Not available
18-5538 1 BID REVIEW - R.A. LONG PARK IMPROVEMENTS - PHASE 1BidBID REVIEW - R.A. LONG PARK IMPROVEMENTS - PHASE 1   Action details Not available
18-5539 1 BID REVIEW - MINT FARM SEWER PUMP STATION VFD REPLACEMENTBidBID REVIEW - MINT FARM SEWER PUMP STATION VFD REPLACEMENT   Action details Not available
18-5541 1 Alcohol Guidelines - City of Longview ParksAgenda ItemALCOHOL GUIDELINES - CITY OF LONGVIEW PARKS COUNCIL STRATEGIC INITIATIVE ADDRESSED: Address Quality of Place Strengthen Economic Conditions & Create New Opportunities CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW: Yes SUMMARY STATEMENT: During a Council workshop on August 15, department staff discussed the history of outside user groups in the parks, the role the department has had in the use, what other cities are doing, and plans for park event use in the future. Support for expanded use of the parks for special events and providing equal opportunities and standards for user groups both internally and externally were expressed. With the direction provided by Council to allow for expansion of special events, the Department and the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board worked together to create guidelines that would provide direction in executing the current park code LMC 13.01.190. Park Code (LMC 13.01.190 reads - Possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages in public parks) states that it is unlawful for any person to consume or possess any unsealed or opened container of alcoholic beverage in a puapprovedPass Action details Not available
18-5547 1  Agenda ItemACCESSIBILITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE COUNCIL LIAISON COUNCIL STRATEGIC INITIATIVE ADDRESSED: Council Initiative: Address quality of place issues CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW: N/A SUMMARY STATEMENT: The Accessibility Advisory Committee has requested that a Council liaison be appointed to their Committee. The Committee would like to have a Council liaison meet with them on a regular basis so as to maintain an awareness of the issues brought before the Committee; to assist with the prioritization of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) improvements; and to advocate on behalf the Committee. The Accessibility Advisory Committee meets every other month on the third Monday at 4:00 p.m. The next Accessibility Advisory Committee meeting is scheduled for Monday, September 17, 2018 in the Small Conference Room here at Longview City Hall. RECOMMENDED ACTION: Motion to appoint _____________________ as Council liaison to the Accessibility Advisory Committee. STAFF CONTACT: Kurt Sacha, City ManagerapprovedPass Action details Not available
18-5549 1  Agenda ItemEXECUTIVE SESSION: REAL ESTATE TRANSACTION   Action details Not available