December 10, 2019
City Hall -- Council Chambers
5:30 p.m. Regular Meeting

1.Roll Call
2.Pledge of Allegiance
3.Interpreter Services
4.Open Discussion for the Good of the Order
i.Homeless Persons Memorial Proclamation
ii.Climate Crisis proclamation
B.Presentations / Recognitions / Introductions

Recognition of Councilmembers Kathy Coffey, Dulce Gutierrez and Carmen Mendez

ii.Retirement recognition of Sue Ownby, City/County Procurement Manager for 31 years of service to the City of Yakima.
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.

Approve payment of disbursements for the period November 1 – 30, 2019

B.November 2019 Investment Transactions Report
C.Consideration of a request for a letter of support for Yakima Valley College
D.Authorize Community Integration Committee to Assist in Community Engagement for the Housing Action Plan
E.Resolution announcing Council Business meeting schedule for 2020
F.Resolution setting January 23, 2020, as the date for an open record public hearing before the City of Yakima Hearing Examiner to vacate a portion of an alleyway in the vicinity of N 6th Ave and Fruitvale Blvd
G.Resolution authorizing contract renewal with the Yakima Humane Society for animal control services in 2020
H.Resolution authorizing professional service contracts with Gary Cuillier as the City of Yakima Hearing Examiner and Patrick Spurgin as the Examiner Pro-Tem
I.Resolution authorizing an agreement with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission for high visibility traffic safety emphasis patrols
J.Resolution authorizing the Chief of Police of the City of Yakima to execute an Interlocal Agreement with the Washington Traffic Safety Commission for funding a law enforcement liaison
K.Resolution approving Amendment No. 1 to an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Yakima and Yakima County for the provision of jail services
L.Resolution authorizing the extension of the duration of the Public Sector Service Contract with Yakima County Development Association (Contract No. 2019-074) through December 31, 2020

Resolution authorizing a contract with Belsaas & Smith Construction, Inc., for the Complete Streets Project

N.Resolution authorizing execution of two contracts with Yakima Valley Partners Habitat for Humanity in the amount of  $97,269 of HOME Investment funds to assist with acquisition and construction of two new single-family homes to be sold to qualified low to moderate income first-time homebuyers located at 704 North 20th Avenue and 1013 Pleasant Avenue
O.Ordinance amending the 2019 Budget and making appropriations from unappropriated balances for expenditures during 2019 (Second Reading)
P.Ordinance updating Classification and Compensation Plan for City Employees Section 2.20.100
7.Public Comment
Community members are invited to address items that are not listed on the regular business meeting agenda. A guideline of three (3) minutes per speaker is in place in order to allow as much opportunity as possible for audience participation. A speaker's time may be extended at the discretion of the Mayor and/or the consensus or vote of the Council. Written communication and e-mail messages are strongly encouraged.
8.Presentation on the Yakima Transit Routes to the YMCA Aquatic Center and SOZO Sports Complex
9.Resolution authorizing the Interim City Manager to execute a Supporting Investments in Economic Development (SIED) grant contract with Yakima County for the benefit of the Yakima YMCA for completed site work at the YMCA/Aquatics Center Complex
10.Other Business
The next meeting will be a City Council special meeting on December 13, 2019, at noon at the City Training Center
12.Council General Information
Council General Information
B.Martin Luther King Jr. Park Community Swimming Pool Feasibility Study
C.Yakima Police Department District Officer report
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