May 27, 2003
Mayor Kaske called the regular Brier City Council Meeting to order at 7:34 PM and the flag salute was given.
Present:††††††††††† Councilmembers Starks, Jordan, Gipson, Colinas, and Warner. Councilmember Morgan arrived at 7:36 PM. Councilmember Doolittle arrived at 7:39 PM.
Public Requests & Oral Communications: There was no public present.
Reports Of Committees & City Officials:
Mayor Kaske asked if there were any reports. Councilmember Colinas reported that MTYAA called him today and apologized for not getting back sooner but they have been busy and will contact the City at a later date. Councilmember Warner reported on his work on the Storm Water Plan and reported on the Planning Commissionís review of Title 17, Zoning Ordinance. Councilmember Warner also reported on Union Negotiations. Mayor Kaske reported that Gregory Place is progressing and the sewer system which was given an estimate of $85,000, but stated that it could be revised to about $62,100.
Mayor Kaske opened for consideration approval of the Consent Agenda.† Councilmember_Warner moved and Councilmember Gipson seconded to approve the Consent Agenda, which included approval of the Brier City Council Minutes Of May 13, 2003, Brier City Council Workshop Minutes Of May 20, 2003, Ordinance No. 304 Referencing City Emergency Operations Plan, and Ordinance No. 16.C revising Brier Sewer Code BMC Title 13. Motion Carried with Councilmember Jordan abstaining as he was not present at the workshop when these items were discussed.
New Business, Petitions, Communications, Application Appeals:
Mayor Kaske opened for consideration approval of the Small Court Claims Settlement with Robert Allison in an amount of $407.89 and explained the history behind the Claim for Damages. Councilmember Colinas moved and Councilmember Jordan seconded to approve the Small Claims Settlement with Robert Allison in the amount of $407.89. Motion Carried.
Consideration of Bids, L.I.D.S & Related Matters:
Mayor Kaske opened for consideration approval of the expenditure of $8,665.05 plus applicable Washington State Sales Tax for trail work at Locust Creek Park to Earth Corps. Councilmember Jordan moved and Councilmember Warner seconded to approve an expenditure of $8,665.05 plus applicable Washington State Sales Tax for trail
work at Locust Creek Park to Earth Corps. Councilmember Colinas clarified that the project was in the Capital Improvement Plan and would be paid for from REET Funds in Fund #105. Motion Carried.
Miscellaneous Business by Call of Councilmembers & City Officials:
Mayor Kaske opened for consideration approval of $120 expenditure to install Brier Municipal Code on the City website. Councilmember Jordan moved and Councilmember Doolittle seconded to approve an expenditure of $120 to install the Brier Municipal Code on the City website. Motion Carried.
Councilmember Warner reported on Union negotiations regarding Sick Leave and Bereavement Leave. There was Council consensus on Councilmember Warnerís proposed language. There was Council discussion. Mayor Kaske declared a 15-minute Executive Session at 8:12 PM to discuss Labor Negotiations. The meeting resumed at 9:16 PM.
Councilmember Warner informed Council that he had drafted a letter of appreciation to Dick Russell thanking him for all his work for the City. A Farewell Party for Dick Russell was discussed.
Councilmember Gipson asked about the concrete pad for the Library and Mayor Kaske responded that he has given the project to Rich Maag.
Councilmember Jordan discussed Brier Community Church and paving that they wished to do. There was discussion between Councilmember Jordan and Mayor Kaske.
Councilmember_Colinas moved and Councilmember_Doolittle seconded to adjourn. Motion Carried and the Brier City Council Meeting of May 27, 2003 adjourned at 9:27 PM.
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