December 2, 2003
Mayor Starks called the regular Brier City Council Meeting to order at 7:30 PM and the flag salute was given.
Present:††††††††††† Councilmembers Gipson, Doolittle, Corpron-Smith, Warner, and Morgan.
Absent:†††††††††††† Councilmembers Colinas, and McClenny.
Approval of Minutes:
Mayor Starks opened for consideration approval of the Brier City Council Minutes of November 25, 2003. Councilmember Gipson moved and Councilmember Doolittle seconded to approve the Brier City Council Minutes of November 25, 2003. Motion Carried.
New Business, Petitions, Communications, Applications & Appeals:
Mayor Starks opened discussion of the Short Plat Application for Critchlow Homes SP03-004 located at 22020 Brier Road. Mayor Starks stated that Wayne Kaske would represent the administration, Mr. Kaske said he would prefer to let the applicant state his case and then the administration can rebuttal afterwards. Jeff Critchlow the developer of PO Box 729, Lynnwood, WA† 98037 stated he was present as well as the property owner Don Brown and their engineer John McDonnell of Western Engineers. Mr. McDonnell of Western Engineers stated that they have their plat complete to the extent that they need only to discuss this evening the Downstream Analysis issue. Councilmember Gipson asked Mr. McDonnell to summarize the differences in the current analysis compared to previous submissions. Mr. McDonnell gave a brief overview. Jorge Garcia of HCWL was asked to speak in regard to the Downstream Analysis, stating there are erosions down stream and that due to our Stormwater Management Plan the issue needs to be addressed. Jorge Garcia recommended that the developer reinforce the area directly below the culvert outlet just off of Old Poplar Way to prevent further erosion. There was council discussion. Wayne Kaske took the floor to discuss the administrationís position on the plat application. He thanked Mr. McDonnell for his work on the project and his cooperation to make this project go smoothly. Mr. Kaske stated the City has no red lined issues, only that the storm detention vault needed to be corrected per the City Engineer and recommended approval of the preliminary plat with amendments to Resolution No. 473.
Councilmember Gipson moved and Councilmember Doolittle seconded to amend Resolution 473 Section 12-Z to show the amount of $4,000. Motion Carried with Councilmember Warner opposing. Councilmember Warner moved and Councilmember Gipson seconded to amended the motion to add Section 12-NN by Planning Commission recommendation to add two no parking signs to the access driveway. Motion Carried with Councilmember Morgan opposing. Councilmember Gipson moved and Councilmember Doolittle seconded to amend Section 12-HH language to include the Maintenance Agreement requirements of a 10/10 term agreement. Motion Carried. Councilmember Warner moved and Councilmember Doolittle seconded to add Section 12-OO to include the addition of riprap in the down stream culvert. Motion Carried. Councilmember Gipson moved and Councilmember Doolittle seconded to approve the Critchlow Short Plat SP03-004 and adopt the amended Resolution No. 473 granting Preliminary Plat Approval. Motion Carried. Jeff Critchlow asked that the council consider giving them permission to Bond the Short Plat immediately. There was council discussion with no permission granted.
Mayor Starks adjourned the meeting to executive session to discuss personnel for twenty minutes at 8:55 PM. The City Council returned and the meeting resumed at 9:22 PM.
Councilmember Gipson moved and Councilmember Doolittle seconded to adjourn to workshop. Mayor Starks declared the meeting adjourned at 9:23 PM.
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