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February 20, 1979 • <br />The regular meeting of the Edmonds City Council was order at 7:30 p.m. by Mayor Pro tem <br />Ray Gould. All present-joined,in-the flag salute, following which Mayor Harrison arrived and <br />conducted the meeting. <br />PRESENT <br />Harve Harrison, <br />Mike Herb <br />Phil Clement <br />Katherine Allen <br />John Nordquist <br />Ray Gould <br />Tom Carns <br />Larry Naughten <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />STAFF PRESENT <br />Mayor Charles Dibble, M.A.A. <br />Leif Larson., Public Works Director <br />John LaTourelle,.Community Development Director <br />Irene Varney Moran, City Clerk <br />Art Housler, Finance Director <br />Fred Herzberg, City Engineer <br />Jim Murphy, City Attorney <br />Jackie Parrett, Deputy City Clerk <br />Councilwoman Allen asked that Items.(C), (D), and (I) be removed from the Consent Agenda. COUNCIL- <br />MAN NAUGHTEN MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN CARNS, TO APPROVE THE BALANCE OF THE CONSENT AGENDA. <br />MOTION CARRIED. The balance of. the Consent Agenda contained the following: <br />(A) Roll call. <br />(B) Approval of Minutes of February 13, 1979. <br />(E) Adoption of Ordinance 2052, increasing Utility Tax Rates by 3/4 of 1%. <br />(F) Setting date of March 6, 1979 for hearing on amendment to Brookacres PRD. <br />(G) Setting date of February 27, 1979 for hearing to establish 2 -hour parking on James St., <br />from 2nd to 3rd Aves. <br />(H) Approval of final plat of Seaview Pines #2. <br />(J) Approval of reorganization of Office of the Mayor and direct preparation of budge transfers <br />resulting from reduction in CETA funding. <br />(K) Report on bids opened February 15, 1979 for construction of water mains and appurtenances, <br />Phase IV, Schedule G, and award of bid to low bidder, Lake Forest Park Construction, in <br />the amount of $14,466.15, including sales tax. <br />PROPOSED RESOLUTION ADOPTING FLAG FOR CITY OF EDMONDS, and PROPOSED RESOLUTION COMMENDING SHORELINE <br />SAVINGS BANK FOR FLAG [Items (C) and (D) on Consent Agenda].. <br />Councilwoman Allen questioned the adoption of another flag, as the Council had adopted a flag previously. <br />She read minutes from previous meetings when a contest was held to design a flag for the City, a <br />winner was named, and the design was adopted. She felt that since there had been a flag designed <br />and accepted previously there was a problem in accepting a.second one at this time. Councilman <br />Nordqui st, who had originally brought.°up; this 'issue, sai d ' i t', had: been blown -all out of context, the <br />original purpose being to.get the citizens involved. He felt the wording in the resolutions stating <br />the flag "has been -designed" by the'bank was inappropriate, but to say the flag had been presented <br />by the bank was fine as the bank had taken the existing design and had the flag made from it. He <br />said he would like to strike the words from the resolutions indicating the bank had designed the <br />flag. Councilman Naughten said he felt the same way. COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST MOVED, SECONDED BY <br />COUNCILMAN NAUGHTEN, THAT RESOLUTION 4.24 BE PASSED, STRIKING THE WORDS "DESIGNED AND" IN THE SECOND <br />PARAGRAPH, AND APPROVING ITEM (C) ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED. COUNCILMAN CARNS MOVED, <br />SECONDED BY COUNCILWOMAN ALLEN, TO APPROVE ITEM (D) ON THE CONSENT AGENDA, TAKING OUT THE WORD <br />"DESIGNING" AND PASSING RESOLUTION.425. MOTION CARRIED, WITH COUNCILMAN GOULD VOTING NO. Coun- <br />cilman Gould said the wording would not make sense with the elimination of that single word. The <br />City Attorney changed the wording to reflect the intent of the motion so that the second paragraph <br />read: "WHEREAS, Shoreline Savings Association has demonstrated great civic spirit and pride in the <br />Edmonds community by purchasing and presenting several flags to the City and its officers and <br />employees, ." <br />APPROVAL OF STEERING COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION FOR RENAMING THE EDMONDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL <br />THE "EDMONDS COMMUNITY CENTER"' [Item (I) on Consent Agenda] <br />Councilwoman Allen noted that in the.previous discussion there had -been a suggestion that the public <br />be asked to participate in renaming the former school facility. She felt they could be given the <br />opportunity to write in to say how they felt about the proposed name. Councilman Carns felt that <br />unless there was a severe protest the proposed name should,be adopted. 'COUNCILMAN CARNS THEN MOVED, <br />SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN NAUGHTEN, TO APPROVE ITEM (I) ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. A ROLL CALL VOTE WAS <br />TAKEN, WITH COUNCILMEN CARNS AND-NAUGHTEN VOTING YES, AND -WITH COUNCIL MEMBERS HERB, CLEMENT, <br />ALLEN, NORDQUIST, AND GOULD VOTING NO. MOTION FAILED. COUNCILMAN CARNS THEN MOVED, SECONDED BY <br />COUNCILMAN CLEMENT, THAT COUNCILWOMAN ALLEN BE DESIGNATED -CHAIRMAN OF A COMMITTEE TO COME BEFORE THE <br />COUNCIL WITH A NEW NAME FOR THE EDMONDS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, WITHIN SIXTY DAYS. MOTION CARRIED, WITH <br />COUNCILWOMAN ALLEN VOTING NO. <br />COUNCIL <br />Councilman,Naughten noted that.there is a 20 -minute slide.presentation•available regarding the* <br />Fishing Pier, and he felt it would be appropriate to, at a Council meeting: COUNCILMAN <br />NAUGHTEN MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN CARNS, THAT THE FISHERIES DEPARTMENT BE CONTACTED TO SEE IF <br />1 <br />11 <br />1 <br />0 <br />1 <br />1 <br />0 <br />