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• February 6, 1979 <br />1 <br />r� <br />U <br />323 <br />The regular meeting of the Edmonds City Council..was..called.to order at 7:30 p..m.-by Mayor Harve <br />Harrison in the Council Chambers of the Edmonds Civic..Center. All present joined in the flag salute. <br />PRESENT <br />Harve Harrison, Mayor <br />Mike Herb <br />Phil Clement <br />John Nordquist <br />Ray Gould <br />Tom Carns <br />Larry Naughten <br />ABSENT <br />STAFF PRESENT <br />Katherine Allen Charles Dibble, M.A.A. <br />Leif Larson, Public Works Director <br />John LaTourelle, Community Development Dir. <br />Irene Varney Moran, City Clerk <br />Fred Herzberg, City Engineer <br />Dan Prinz, Assistant Police Chief <br />Jack Weinz, Acting Fire Chief <br />Art Housler, Finance Director <br />Jim Jessel, Parks & Recreation -Manager <br />John Wallace, City Attorney <br />Jackie Parrett, Deputy City Clerk <br />Mayor Harrison introduced. Ken. Rose, Manager of the local Shorelines Savings Bank, and Frosty Fowler, <br />Public Relations Director for the area Shorelines Savings Banks, who presented a flag which they <br />asked the Council to consider for the City of Edmonds.. The design was almost identical to the <br />official City symbol, and Mayor Harrison commented that it was very appropriate. Flags were presented <br />to each Council member. COUNCILMAN,CARNS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN GOULD, THAT THE CITY ATTORNEY <br />BE INSTRUCTED TO DRAFT A RESOLUTION ADOPTING THE FLAG PRESENTED BY SHORELINES SAVINGS BANK AS THE <br />OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE CITY OF EDMONDS, AND THAT A SECOND RESOLUTION BE DRAFTED COMMENDING SHORELINES <br />SAVINGS BANK FOR THEIR EFFORTS IN PRODUCING THIS FLAG.. Councilman Nordquist recalled that a flag <br />had been adopted previously after a Jaycee contest to design it, and the previously adopted flag was <br />very similar to this one. He'felt that out of respect to the first flag adopted the motion was out <br />of order. Councilman Carns responded that if there.was one, he had never seen it -Fly, so he would <br />not withdraw his motion. THE MOTION THEN CARRIED. <br />Mayor Harrison advised that following this evening's.meeting a..short Executive Session would be held <br />to discuss the Police Department -Physical Fitness Test, a part of the collective bargaining agreement. <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />Councilman Carns asked that.Items (B) and (D) be removed.from the Consent Agenda. COUNCILMAN CARNS <br />MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN GOULD, TO APPROVE THE BALANCE OF THE CONSENT AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED. <br />The balance of the Consent Agenda included the following: <br />(A) Roll call. <br />(B) Acknowledgment of receipt of claim for damages from Ronald E. Wachs in the <br />amount of $9,000. <br />(E) Adoption of Ordinance 2050, amending the Edmonds City Code to adopt amendment to the <br />Official Comprehensive Plan relating to design standards for multiple residential buildings. <br />(F) Acceptance of installation of kitchen equipment at Senior Center, and establishing 30 -day <br />lien period. <br />APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF JANUARY 30, 1979 [Item (B) on Consent Agenda] <br />Councilman Carns referred to page 3 of the,January.30, 1979 Minutes. The first.paragraph had to do <br />with the report from the Amenities Design Board, and the.Chairman had inquired as to whether the <br />City could provide funds for dinner meetings to be held just prior to their regular meetings. At <br />• <br />the end of the first pararaph on Page 3 of the Minutes, it.was stated that no action was taken <br />regarding the funding of dinner -.meetings, and Councilman Carns asked that the Minutes be amended to <br />state that the Council took no action because they thought that would be in violation of the Open - <br />Meetings Act and the Board could not discuss anything that would go before them that evening. <br />OUNCILMAN CARNS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN NAUGHTEN, TO APPROVE THE MINUTES OF JANUARY 30, 1979, <br />AS AMENDED. MOTION CARRIED. <br />AUTHORIZATION FOR PURCHASE'OF THREE POLICE VEHICLES [Item.(D) on Consent Agenda] <br />Councilman Carns had several questions regarding the equipment in the vehicles. He asked whether <br />they would have air conditioning, and Assistant Police Chief Dan Prinz responded that they would. <br />He also asked about the necessity for six -way power seats and the response was that they stand up to <br />the use better, that it had been found that others have not stood up and were very costly to replace. <br />COUNCILMAN CARNS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN GOULD, TO.APPROVE ITEM (D) ON THE CONSENT AGENDA, <br />AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF THREE PATROL CARS UNDER THE -STATE CONTRACT WITH CAPITOL CHEVROLET -HONDA <br />COMPANY, OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON. MOTION CARRIED. <br />COUNCIL <br />Councilman Clement noted 'that the claim for damages.in Item (C) on the Consent.Agenda.was related to <br />the November 3 storm. He said he would like to see,a follow-up on the action taken on that -claim, <br />and he asked the Mayor to have the Staff report to.the.Council on the action taken. <br />Councilman Carns listed.several''House and Senate bi.l_ls.of.which he had copies, in the event other <br />Council members were interested -in reviewing them. Councilman Carns also advised that he had been <br />appointed to the Public Safety Committee for the National.League of Cities, and he expressed interest <br />in attending the National League of Cities conference in .Washington, D.C., March 4 - 6. He said he <br />would like to attend on behalf of the City and the.Public Safety Committee. COUNCILMAN GOULD MOVED, <br />SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN CLEMENT,..TO.AUTHORIZE COUNCILMAN CARNS TO ATTEND THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF <br />CITIES CONFERENCE IN WASHINGTON, D.C., FROM MARCH 4.- 6, 1979. MOTION CARRIED. Councilman Clement <br />noted that the Council would like to have a report on the conference. <br />