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Q3 40 <br />March 20, 1979 is <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 ABSENT <br />STAFF PRESENT <br />Harve Harrison, Mayor Mike Herb <br />Charles Dibble, M.A.A. <br />Katherine Allen <br />Leif Larson, Public Works Director <br />Phil Clement. <br />John LaTourelle,.Community Develop. Dir. <br />John Nordquist <br />Irene Varney Moran, City Clerk <br />Ray Gould <br />Marlo Foster, Police Chief <br />Tom Carns <br />Art Housler, Finance Director <br />Larry Naughten <br />Fred Herzberg, City Engineer <br />the Commission's concern that jury members selected by the Commission to appraise proposals of works <br />Jim Jessel, Parks & Recreation Manager <br />of art for public places should not be restricted to speak freely among themselves about the art <br />Wayne Tanaka, City Attorney <br />pieces or the artists. He felt the free flow of discussion would be impeded in that they could not <br />Jackie Parrett, Deputy City Clerk <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />Items (C), (D), (H), and (I) were removed from,the Consent Agenda. COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST MOVED, <br />SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN CARNS, TO APPROVE THE BALANCE OF THE CONSENT AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED. The <br />balance of the Consent Agenda included the following: <br />(A) Roll call. <br />(B) Approval of Minutes of March 13, 1979. <br />(E) Setting date of March 27, 1979 for hearing on 4 -hour parking on Bell St., from 3rd to 5th • <br />Aves. <br />(F) Setting date of March 27, 1979 for hearing on proposed rezone from RML to RS -8 property ' <br />located approximately.in the 21000 block of 84th Ave. W. (File R-12-78) <br />(G) Acknowledgment of receipt of Claim for Damages from Irvin H. Meyers in the amount of <br />$316.20. <br />(J) Acceptance of Quit Claim Deed.in conjunction with short subdivision. (File S-7-79 -- <br />Holt) <br />(K) Adoption of Ordinance 2058 authorizing issuance of interest bearing warrants for purchase <br />of Edmonds Elementary School. <br />REVIEW OF ARTS COMMISSION OPERATING PROCEDURES [Item (C) on Consent Agenda] <br />Councilwoman Allen invited Lyle Krueger, Arts Commission.Chairman, to discuss some revisions the <br />City Attorney had made to the proposed Operating Procedures. Mr. Tanaka had modified subparagraph <br />6.4.5.(g) to require a jury review open to the public but permitting the jury to cast votes by <br />secret ballot, thereby avoiding any conflict with the Open Public Meetings Act. This would allow <br />the jurors to maintain their anonymity without having a closed session. Mr. Krueger stated it was <br />the Commission's concern that jury members selected by the Commission to appraise proposals of works <br />of art for public places should not be restricted to speak freely among themselves about the art <br />pieces or the artists. He felt the free flow of discussion would be impeded in that they could not <br />speak as freely or objectively in an open session. He asked for the opportunity to discuss works of <br />art in a private, closed session. M.A.A. Dibble said the jury will be choosing among artists, and <br />that Mr. Tanaka had agreed that was an exception to the Open Meetings Act. Mr. Dibble suggested <br />wording that jury review shall be open to the public unless the jury chooses to hold an Executive <br />Session as may be permitted by the Open Public Meetings Act. This was acceptable to Mr. Krueger. <br />• <br />Another concern expressed by Mr. Krueger was in regard to subparagraph 6.4.5.(1) which states that <br />the selected art work will be submitted to the City Council for approval, modification, or rejec- <br />tion. Mr. Krueger felt that with this kind of wording the Council is being invited to become <br />involved in the selection. He preferred that the option to modify be deleted and if the Council is <br />not agreeable to a selection they can reject it and the Commission can present an alternate. In <br />effect, they did not want the Council to design the art work. COUNCILMAN CARNS MOVED, SECONDED BY <br />COUNCILMAN CLEMENT, THAT 6.4.5.(g) OF THE ARTS COMMISSION OPERATING PROCEDURES BE AMENDED TO STATE <br />THAT JURY REVIEW SHALL BE OPEN TO'THE PUBLIC UNLESS THE JURY CHOOSES TO HOLD AN EXECUTIVE SESSION AS <br />MAY BE PERMITTED BY THE OPEN PUBLIC MEETINGS ACT. MOTION CARRIED. COUNCILMAN CARNS THEN MOVED THAT <br />6.4.5.(1) OF THE ARTS COMMISSION OPERATING PROCEDURES BE AMENDED TO ITS ORIGINAL WORDING STATING A <br />PROPOSAL OF THE SELECTED ART WORK WILL BE SUBMITTED TO THE CITY COUNCIL FOR APPROVAL, AND DELETING <br />THE REFERENCE TO MODIFICATION OR REJECTION. COUNCILWOMAN ALLEN SECONDED THE MOTION. MOTION CARRIED. <br />COUNCILMAN CARNS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN GOULD, TO ADOPT ITEM (C) ON THE CONSENT AGENDA, AS <br />AMENDED. MOTION CARRIED. <br />,AUTHORIZATION TO EXECUTE AMENDED RECIPROCAL EQUIPMENT USE AGREEMENT <br />Item D on Consent Agen a <br />The ,revised Reciprocal Equipment.Use Agreement had been prepared to add the Town of Woodway. <br />Councilman Naughten asked if the higher use would cause,a shorter life for the equipment, and Public <br />Works Director Leif Larson responded.that there really was not very much call for it so he did not <br />feel shorter life would result.. COUNCILMAN NAUGHTEN MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST, TO <br />APPROVE ITEM (D) ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED. <br />APPROVAL OF'DEPOSITORY AGREEMENT FOR BANK SERVICES [Item (H) on Consent Agenda] <br />Councilman Nordquist said a reference was made in the bid document to a two-year contract and he <br />hoped the intent was to go for.rebid in two years. He said a motion had been passed that there <br />r� <br />U <br />
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