April 19, 2022
City Hall -- Council Chambers
5:00 p.m. Executive Session; 5:30 p.m. Regular meeting -- This meeting will be conducted in person, live streamed at and telecast live on Y-PAC, Spectrum Cable Channel 194 or you may call in and participate by dialing 1-253-215-8782 or 1-971-247-1195, enter meeting ID 999 5445 8413#, participant ID # and meeting password 609597#. Public comment may be made in person or by phone. Members of the public participating by telephone are encouraged to arrange to make public comments in advance of the meeting at by 3:00 pm the day of the meeting.

1.Executive Session regarding pending litigation pursuant to RCW 42.30.110 (1)(i)
1.Roll Call
2.Pledge of Allegiance
3.Interpreter Services
4.Open Discussion for the Good of the Order
A.Appointments to Boards, Commissions and Council Committees
i.Appointments to the Planning and Tourist Promotion Area Commissions
5.Council Reports
6.Consent Agenda
Items listed are considered routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion without discussion. A Council member may request to remove an item from the Consent Agenda and, if approved, it will be placed on the regular agenda for discussion and consideration.
A.Approval of minutes from the April 5, 2022 City Council regular meeting and April 12, 2022 study session

Approve payment of disbursements for the period March 1-31, 2022

C.2022 1st Quarter Treasury Report
D.Project Completion and Acceptance for Farmers Electric II, LLC. Project 2527 WW Pump Station Improvements
E.Project Completion and Contract Acceptance for Spring Creek Phase 3 Wetland Mitigation Project 2577
F.Resolution authorizing a recurring annual Agreement with Yakima Valley Umpires Association to obtain officiating services for the City's organized softball program
G.Resolution authorizing an Agreement with Central Washington Mountain Rescue (CWMR) to use Franklin Park for its annual two-day Rope Training Program
H.Resolution ratifying the declaration of an emergency and authorizing the City Manager to execute all applicable contracts for the realignment of a stormwater pipe near Prasch and 16th Avenues
I.Resolution authorizing the One Washington Memorandum of Understanding among Washington Municipalities
J.Resolution authorizing a service agreement with Penser Northwest, Inc. to serve as third party administrator of the City's workers' compensation program
K.Ordinance amending the 2022 Budget for the City of Yakima and making appropriations from Unappropriated Fund Balances within various Funds for expenditure during 2022 for various purposes (Second Reading)
7.Public Comment
There will be 35 minutes allotted for public comment with two and a half (2 1/2) minutes per speaker in order to allow as much opportunity as possible for audience participation. Written communication and e-mail messages are strongly encouraged.
8.Ordinance amending the City of Yakima Municipal Code, Chapter 1.04: City Council Election Districts, and adopting the updated districting map entitled: Yakima City Council Election Districts 2022
9.Report on Police Technology and Crime Analysts
10.Other Business
The next meeting will be a City Council study session on April 26, 2022, at 5 p.m. in the Council Chambers
12.Council General Information
Council General Information
B.Code Administration Division Report - Monthly Building Permits Issued - March 2022
C.Distribution of the Complete Record for the 2022 proposed text amendments (TXT#001-22)
Any invocation that may be offered before the official start of the Council meeting shall be the voluntary offering of a private citizen, to and for the benefit of the Council. The views or beliefs expressed by the invocation speaker have not been previously reviewed or approved by the Council, and the Council does not endorse the religious beliefs or views of this, or any other speaker.

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