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LAKEWOOD CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

Monday, July 2, 2007
City of Lakewood
City Council Chambers
6000 Main Street SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Thomas called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Councilmembers Present: 4 ? Mayor Claudia Thomas; Deputy Mayor John Arbeeny; Councilmembers Ron Cronk and Walter Neary.

Councilmember Excused: 1 - Councilmember Pad Finnigan.

Councilmembers Absent: 2 ? Councilmembers Helen McGovern (arrived at 6:05 p.m.) and Doug Richardson (arrived at 6:10 p.m.).

FLAG SALUTE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Councilmember Cronk by request of Mayor Thomas.

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Dr. John Walstrum, Clover Park Technical College President, welcomed the delegation from Gimhae, Korea. Mayor Thomas, Gimhae Mayor Kim Jong-gan and Chairman of the Gimhae Council Lim Yong-taek exchanged welcoming gifts.

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Councilmember McGovern arrived at 6:05 p.m.

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Councilmember Richardson arrived at 6:10 p.m.

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REPORTS BY THE CITY MANAGER

Acting City Manager Bugher announced that the microphones at the tables are for recording purposes only.

Acting City Manager Bugher announced that the Thornewood Castle is holding a dinner for the Council and Gimhae delegation tonight at 7:30 p.m.

PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Proclamation declaring July 2007 as National Parks and Recreation Month.

Councilmember Neary presented a proclamation declaring July 2007 as National Parks and Recreation Month to Mr. Roger Laybourn, Chair of the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board.

Proclamation in appreciation of the Clover Park Rotary Club?s contribution to Kiwanis Park.

Councilmember McGovern presented a proclamation in appreciation of the Clover Park Rotary Club?s contribution to Kiwanis Park to Mr. Ed Chandler, President of the Clover Park Rotary Club.

Clover Park School District Board Report.

None.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

Speaking before the Council was:

Glen Spieth, Lakewood resident, spoke about an incident at the Kiwanis Park and graffiti in the bowl at the skate park.

C O N S E N T A G E N D A

A. Approval of the minutes of the City Council meeting of June 18, 2007.

B. Approval of the minutes of the City Council Study Session of
June 25, 2007.

C. Approval of payroll check numbers 148, 109789 to 109815 and direct deposit check numbers 22580 to 22829, in the amount of $750,942.18, for the period June 1 ? 15, 2007.


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D. Approval of claim voucher numbers 41560, 41562, and 41570 to 41671, in the amount of $360,855.28, for the period ending June22, 2007.

E. Items Filed in the Office of the City Clerk:

1. Redevelopment Advisory Board meeting minutes of April 10, 2007.

2. Planning Advisory Board meeting minutes of April 24, 2007.

3. Planning Advisory Board and Redevelopment Advisory Board joint meeting minutes of May 16, 2007.

4. Lakewood Sister Cities Association annual membership meeting minutes of May 17, 2007.

5. Lakewood Sister Cities Association Board meeting minutes of May 31, 2007.

6. Lakewood Community Collaboration All Partners meeting minutes of June 13, 2007.

DEPUTY MAYOR ARBEENY MOVED TO ADOPT ITEM NOS. A, C-E OF THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER NEARY. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

DEPUTY MAYOR ARBEENY MOVED TO CORRECT PAGE 5 OF THE JUNE 25, 2007 CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION MINUTES TO REPLACE THE WORDS ?MOTOR CAR RALLY? WITH ?LAKEWOOD?S FIRST ANNUAL MOTORCYCLE RALLY.? SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CRONK. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND THE MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

R E G U L A R A G E N D A

APPOINTMENTS

Motion No. 2007-28 appointing Prentis Hunsinger and Morris Quimby to serve on the Public Safety Advisory Committee for three-year terms.

COUNCILMEMBER CRONK MOVED TO APPOINT PRENTIS HUNSINGER AND MORRIS QUIMBY TO SERVE ON THE PUBLIC SAFETY ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR THREE-YEAR TERMS. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER NEARY. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


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Motion No. 2007-29 confirming the appointments of Corey Campbell, David Largent, Tina Lee, Warren Wissmer, Neitha Wilkey, David Garbush, Glen Spieth and Jean Gray to the Planning Advisory Board?s Sign Code Update Task Force.

COUNCILMEMBER RICHARDSON MOVED TO CONFIRM THE APPOINTMENTs OF COREY CAMPBELL, DAVID LARGENT, TINA LEE, WARREN WISSMER, NEITHA WILKEY, DAVID GARBUSH, GLEN SPIETH, AND JEAN GRAY TO THE PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD?S SIGN CODE UPDATE TASK FORCE. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER MCGOVERN. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

Councilmember Neary commented on a letter from the Lakewood Water District and suggested that when the City Manager returns, a response be prepared. He also suggested that a joint meeting be held with the Lakewood Water District Board.

NEW BUSINESS

Motion No. 2007-30 awarding a bid to KBH Construction Company, in the amount of $196,578, for the construction of curbs, gutters, sidewalk, storm drainage, and street improvements on 86th Street SW from Bridgeport Way SW to Lochburn Middle School.

COUNCILMEMBER CRONK MOVED TO award a bid to kbh construction company, in the amount of $196,578, for the construction of curbs, gutters, sidewalk, storm drainage, and street improvements on 86th street sw from bridgeport way sw to lochburn middle school. SECONDED BY DEPUTY MAYOR ARBEENY. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Motion No. 2007-31 awarding a bid to Asphalt Patch System, Inc., in the amount of $237,185, for the 2007-2008 on-call asphalt pavement patching program.

COUNCILMEMBER MCGOVERN MOVED TO award a bid to asphalt patch system, inc., in the amount of $237,185, for the 2007-2008 on-call asphalt pavement patching program. SECONDED BY DEPUTY MAYOR ARBEENY. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


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BRIEFING BY THE CITY MANAGER

None.

CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS

Councilmember Neary commented about the Landmarks and Heritage Advisory Board meeting and the discussion about the cemetery on Washington Boulevard.

Councilmember Neary distributed copies of the City of Bremerton?s Harborstone District Five-Year Plan.

Mayor Thomas commented on a property theft crime incident at the Sound Transit Station.

ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 6:40 p.m.

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CLAUDIA B. THOMAS, MAYOR

ATTEST:

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ALICE M. BUSH, MMC

CITY CLERK