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LAKEWOOD CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

Monday, June 16, 2008
City of Lakewood
City Council Chambers
6000 Main Street SW
Lakewood, WA 98499

CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Richardson called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.

ROLL CALL

Councilmembers Present: 6 ? Mayor Douglas Richardson; Deputy Mayor Don Anderson; Councilmembers Ron Cronk, Pad Finnigan, Walter Neary and Claudia Thomas.

Councilmember Excused: 1 ? Councilmember Helen McGovern.

FLAG SALUTE

The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Mayor Richardson.

REPORTS BY THE CITY MANAGER

City Manager Neiditz announced that SummerFest will be held on June 21, 2008 at Ft. Steilacoom Park.

City Manager Neiditz announced that the Police Department Special Operations emphasis relative to a marijuana raid was successful.

PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Presentation for Summer Program Support.

Ms. Faye Crabill, Lakewood?s First Lions, reported that the First Lions? signature project is to provide a water toy at Springbrook Park. She then presented a $4,000 check to support the Annual Larry Saunders Summer Park program.

Clover Park School District Board Report.

None.


 

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PUBLIC COMMENTS

Speaking before the Council were:

Trisha Gidder, Girl Scouts of Lakewood, Troupe 40219, presented Councilmembers with a t-shirt and a flyer on SummerFest 2008.

Glen Spieth, Lakewood Historical Society, announced that a program on the barns at Ft. Steilacoom Park will be presented at the next Historical Society meeting.

Dennis Haugen, Lakewood resident, spoke about focusing on the job and the reduction of crime in the industrial area and Lakeview area.

Ken Severe, Lakewood resident, spoke about last week?s Council?s pre-budget strategy meeting; raising gambling tax by 3 percent and the use of $90,000 for painting City Hall for streets and roads.

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 2, 2008.

B. Approval of the minutes of the City Council Study Session of June 9, 2008.

C. Approval of payroll check numbers 172, 110569 to 110604 and direct deposit check numbers 28436 to 28692, in the amount of $1,082,864.06, for the period May 16-31, 2008.

D. Approval of claim voucher numbers 46736 to 46825, in the amount of $299,876.14, for the period ending June 5, 2008.

E. Approval of claim voucher numbers 46735, 46826 to 46900 and 900153, in the amount of $867,425.96, for the period ending June 12, 2008.

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

1. Landmarks and Heritage Advisory Board meeting minutes of March 27, 2008.

2. Lakewood Sister Cities Association Board meeting minutes of April 17, 2008.

3. Parks and Recreation Advisory Board meeting minutes of April 29, 2008

4. Human Services Funding Advisory Board meeting minutes of April 23, 2008.


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5. Lakewood Arts Commission meeting minutes of May 5, 2008.

6. Planning Advisory Board meeting minutes of May 7, 2008.

7. Redevelopment Advisory Board meeting minutes of May 13, 2008.

8. Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee meeting minutes of May 20, 2008.

COUNCILMEMBER THOMAS MOVED TO ADOPT THE CONSENT AGENDA AS PRESENTED. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER NEARY. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

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

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None.

NEW BUSINESS

Motion No. 2008-23 authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Huitt-Zollars, Inc., in the amount of $90,000, to provide industrial master planning services for American Lake Gardens.

COUNCILMEMBER NEARY MOVED TO authorize the city manager to execute an agreement with huitt-zollars, inc., in the amount of $90,000, to provide industrial master planning services for american lake gardens. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER FINNIGAN. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

Motion No. 2008-24 authorizing the City Manager to execute an agreement with Exeltech, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $697,044.49, for professional engineering and construction management services relative to the construction of the American Lake Gardens/Tillicum Sanitary Sewer Extension, Storm Drainage Improvement, and Tillicum Water Main Upgrade projects.

COUNCILMEMBER THOMAS MOVED TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH EXELTECH, INC., IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $697,044.49, FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES RELATIVE TO THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE AMERICAN LAKE GARDENS/TILLICUM SANITARY SEWER EXTENSION, STORM DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENT, AND TILLICUM WATER MAIN UPGRADE PROJECTS. SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER CRONK. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.


 

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Motion No. 2008-25 awarding a bid to Picture Perfect Painting, Inc., in the amount of $90,000 plus tax, for the refinishing of exterior wood beams at Lakewood City Hall.

councilmember finnigan MOVED To award a bid to picture perfect painting, inc., in the amount of $90,000 plus tax, for the refinishing of exterior wood beams at lakewood city hall. SECONDED BY councilmember cronk. VOICE VOTE WAS TAKEN AND CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

BRIEFING BY THE CITY MANAGER

City Manager Neiditz announced that the annual Association of Washington Cities conference begins on June 17, 2008.

City Manager Neiditz reported on his meeting with the new Clover Park School District Superintendent and announced that there will be a roll out of the Clover Park School District Improvement Plan on Thursday, June 19, 2008, at 5:00 p.m. Mayor Richardson asked that Council?s attendance at the June 19, 2008 Clover Park School District meeting be noticed.

CITY COUNCIL COMMENTS

Councilmember Cronk spoke about a City truck speeding in a school zone on Bridgeport Way.

Mayor Richardson announced that, on June 17, 2008, at 7:30 p.m., he will be addressing the Lakewood Chamber of Commerce?s Military Affairs Committee on the impacts of the military. He added that at 9:30 a.m., he will be speaking at the Idlewild Elementary School graduation ceremony.

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ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:10 p.m.

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DOUGLAS G. RICHARDSON, MAYOR

ATTEST:

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ALICE M. BUSH, MMC

CITY CLERK