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<br />January 15, 1980 •
<br />The regular meeting of the Edmonds City Council was called to order at 7:40 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 STAFF PRESENT
<br />Harve Harrison, Mayor Ray Gould Charles Dibble, M.A.A.
<br />Jo -Anne Childers Fred Herzberg, Public Works Director
<br />Bill Kasper Jim Adams, City Engineer
<br />Katherine Allen Irene Varney Moran, City Clerk
<br />John Nordquist Marlo Foster, Police Chief
<br />Tom Carns Jack Weinz, Fire Chief
<br />Larry Naughten John LaTourelle, Planning Consultant
<br />Mary Lou Block, Act. Plan Div. Mgr.
<br />Art Housler, Finance Director
<br />John Wallace, City Attorney
<br />Wayne Tanaka, City Attorney
<br />Jackie Parrett, Deputy .City Clerk
<br />Mayor Harrison advised. -the audience of i:he.hearings on this evening's agenda and invited those who
<br />wished'to speak to sign the respective sign-up sheets for each hearing.
<br />Councilman Carns removed Items (B) and (F) from the Consent Agenda,.and COUNCILMAN CARNS MOVED,
<br />SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST, TO APPROVE THE BALANCE OF THE CONSENT AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED.
<br />The approved items on the Consent Agenda included the following:
<br />(A) Roll call.
<br />(C) Setting date of January 22, 1980 for hearing on P.C.-Resolution 639, Amendment to Official
<br />Street Map to remove a 40' turnaround on 80th Ave. W., south of 200th St. S.W. (File ST-
<br />(D) Passage..of Resolution 458, setting the date of February 19, 1.980 for hearing on final
<br />assessment roll for SID-1-79,.Fifth.Ave. Sidewalks.
<br />(E) Adoption of Ordinance 2110, establishing 8:00 p.m. meeting time for City Council.
<br />APPROVAL.OF MINUTES OF JANUARY 8, •1980 [Item (B) on Consent Agenda]
<br />.The City Clerk's Office had advised of an omission from last week's minutes. COUNCILMAN CARNS
<br />MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILWOMAN ALLEN, THAT THE CORRECTION TO THE JANUARY 8, 1980 MINUTES PROVIDED
<br />BY THE CITY CLERK'S OFFICE BE INCORPORATED INTO THOSE MINUTES, AND THAT THE MINUTES BE APPROVED AS
<br />CORRECTED. MOTION CARRIED. The change was to insert the following on page 2, immediately after the
<br />approval of Item (H)on the Consent Agenda:
<br />"APPROVAL OF EQUIPMENT RENTAL RATES FOR 1980 [Item (I) on Consent Agenda]
<br />."Councilwoman-Allen'had some brief questions regarding the rates, following which COUNCILWOMAN ALLEN
<br />MOVED, SECONDED BY.000NCILMAN CARNS, TO APPROVE ITEM (I) ON THE CONSENT AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED."
<br />PROPOSED ORDINANCE ADOPTING STATE STATUTE REGARDING DRUNK DRIVING .[Item (F) on Consent Agenda]
<br />Councilman Carns said he had discussed this proposed ordinance with Judge Thorpe who had convinced
<br />him that the proposal.before the Council last week was preferable to the one before them this
<br />eveningat their direction. Councilman Carns asked that
<br />hat Judge Thorpe be heard on i g p this matter.
<br />Richard J. Thorpe, City of Edmonds Municipal Court Judge, spoke against the ordinance which would
<br />adopt the State ordinance requiring a mandatory one -day jail sentence for.the first offense of drunk
<br />driving. He felt.such a sentence sometimes. would be inappropriate, and he supported his position
<br />with a number of examples:of recent instances when.it would have been.inappropriate to sentence the
<br />offender to jail.. He.stated that if the jail sentence were not made mandatory his intent would be
<br />generally to follow the mandatory Jail sentence policy, and most offenderswould spend the day in
<br />jail, but if it was entirely inappropriate then he would not make that sentence. As a declaration
<br />of public policy,.he would be following the mandatory jail sentence requirement. COUNCILMAN CARNS
<br />MOVED, -SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN.NAUGHTEN, TO INSTRUCT THE CITY ATTORNEY TO REDRAFT THE SUBJECT ORDINANCE,
<br />REQUIRING THE PENALTY OF MANDATORY 24-HOURS IN JAIL FOR DRIVING.WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OR AFFECTED
<br />BY.INTOXICATING.LIQUOR AND/OR DRUGS UNLESS WAIVED BY THE MUNICPAL COURT'JUDGE WITH FINDINGS.
<br />Councilman Carns suggested that one of the recitals could indicate that -it would be the policy,
<br />however, generally to follow the State statute in this regard. Councilwoman Allen felt the man-
<br />datory jail time should be required except under extraordinary circumstances. THE MOTION CARRIED.
<br />Mayor Harrison announced the quarterly meeting of the Association of Snohomish County Cities & Towns
<br />to be held Thursday, January 31, 1980, in, -Snohomish at the Silver King Cafe, at 6:30 p.m.
<br />Mayor. Harrison asked for confirmation of two appointments to the Edmonds Arts Commission.. COUN-
<br />CILMAN CARNS MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST, TO CONFIRM THE MAYOR'S APPOINTMENTS OF HARRY
<br />HISE AND LYNN MADDOX TO POSITIONS 1 AND 7, RESPECTIVELY, ON THE EDMONDS ARTS COMMISSION, TERMS TO
<br />EXPIRE DECEMBER 31, 1983. MOTION CARRIED.
<br />Mayor Harrison stated that a liquor license application had been filed by the Depot Springs establish-
<br />ment, located at 180 Sunset Dr., for a Class H license instead of a BCEF license. After investigation,