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486 <br />MOTION: <br />February 5,_1980 - continued • <br />REPORT FROM CITY ATTORNEY REGARDING ORDINANCES FROM OTHER CITIES ON.THE SALE OF <br />PARAPHERNALIA ASSOCIATED WITH CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES <br />City Attorney John Wallace said the gist of his memorandum was that in all likelihood this was <br />an area the City could regulate. He suggested they wait until .it is.seen what the State has <br />done, and that'should be known within the next 30 days, after which.the Council could go forward <br />with an ordinance regulating what they wanted to regulate. Councilman Carns commented that ' <br />there is a."bandwagon" effect occurring in the State of Washington on this subject and he would <br />expect such an ordinance -could be passed and held to be constitutional, but he suggested it be <br />continued until some date after.the State legislature has considered .it. Mrs. Leila E. Black <br />of 5403 144th P1.. S.W., Edmonds, said she was very concerned about this, issue. She said in her <br />neighborhood there are teenagers who are subjected to subtle.pressure on the use of drugs. She <br />realized that paraphernalia was a minor the use of drugs and illegal substances but <br />she said when"the sale of such paraphernalia is permitted it appears.that the use of drugs is <br />condoned. She felt that.almost any child of school age would be able to identify this para- <br />phernalia for what it is. She commented.that the people.who spoke at the last hearing on this <br />were the man who sells the items and someone who is not a resident of Edmonds, and she said she <br />had heard that they sell these things because'they have a low cash flow and this makes up for <br />what they do not sell in records. Although she had a feeling for.the small businessman in <br />Edmonds, she felt he could choose a better.item to sell to make up those differences rather <br />than sell the paraphernalia items, feeling -that the sale of the paraphernalia presents another <br />subtle pressure to give into drugs. She.also felt some support should be shown for those young <br />people who are trying to stand up to such pressures, and.that the legislature should be supported <br />in their efforts regarding this issue. Mrs. Black said she is not.a public speaker and that it <br />was difficult for her to do so, but her.earnestness was compelling and Mayor Harrison commended <br />her on some well chosen remarks, and several.Counci.l members also..responded. Councilwoman <br />Childers stated that most of the Council..agreed.that this is an .important area for consideration <br />and-:they::all.,:were,concerned, but they just wanted to get enough information to get a workable, <br />viable ordinance --something that would work for the citizens of Edmonds. Maryanne Carnes.of <br />Langley, Washington, said she is a lobbyist for the State PTSA, and she was present to find out <br />what Edmonds was going to do regarding this issue. She felt the bill in the legislature was a <br />good one, if not necessarily perfect. She requested a copy of the City Attorney's report, <br />feeling it could be helpful to her effort. A copy was given to.her. Councilman Carns expressed <br />the hope that the City of Edmonds would pass an ordinace'that would severely restrict the sale <br />of drug paraphernalia. COUNCILMAN GOULD MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST, THAT THE CITY <br />ATTORNEY PROVIDE ON MARCH 18, 1980 A PROPOSED ORDINANCE RESTRICTING THE SALE OF PARAPHERNALIA <br />ASSOCIATED WITH THE SALE OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES. MOTION CARRIED. <br />There was no further business to come before the Council, and the meeting adjourned at 9:35 p.m. <br />IRENE VARNEY MORAN, ty Clerk <br />February 11, 1980 - Special Meeting <br />.-HARVE,H.�HARRISON, Mayor <br />A special meeting of the Edmonds City Council was called to order at 8:05 p.m. by Mayor Harve <br />Harrison in the Council Chambers of the Edmonds Civic Center. All present joined in the flag <br />salute. <br />PRESENT <br />Harve Harrison, Mayor <br />Jo -Anne Childers <br />Bill Kasper <br />Katherine Allen <br />John Nordquist <br />Ray Gould <br />Larry Naughten <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />STAFF PRESENT <br />Charles Dibble, M.A.A. <br />Fred Herzberg, Public Works Director <br />Jim Adams, City Engineer <br />John LaTourelle; Planning Consultant <br />Mary Lou Block, Acting Planning'Div. Mgr. <br />Irene Varney Moran, City Clerk <br />Jack Weinz, Fire Chief <br />Felix deMello, Buildings & Grounds Supt. <br />Jim Murphy, City Attorney <br />Jackie Parrett, Deputy City Clerk <br />MOTION: Items (C) and--(F) were removed from the Consent Agenda. COUNCILMAN GOULD MOVED, SECONDED BY <br />COUNCILMAN NAUGHTEN, TO APPROVE THE BALANCE OF THE CONSENT AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED. The approved <br />items on the Consent Agenda included the following: <br />(A) Roll call. <br />(B) Approval of Minutes of February 5, 1980. <br />(D) Passage of Resolution 460,setting date of March 4, 1980 for hearing on vacation of a <br />portion of 98th Ave. W., north of SR'104, adjacent to Robin Hood Lanes Bowling Alley. <br />(E) Adoption of Ordinance 2117, amending 1980 Salary Ordinance. <br />1 <br />1 <br />11 <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />