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• April 8, 1980 - continued <br />17 <br />fl <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />1 <br />DISCUSSION OF CITY'S RESPONSIBILITY.REGARDING PROBLEMS SUCH AS.BRAUTASET/RINE CASE <br />City Attorney Jim Murphy said the City has ordinances patterned -after public nuisance ordinances, <br />as distinguished from private nuisances. He said you cannot define every nuisance that will <br />come along, and only the courts can deal with private nuisances. He felt the City basically <br />has adequate ordinances. Planning Consultant John LaTourelle said in:this case there was <br />really nothing -the City could.put-its fingeron and quantify . He noted that the Health Depart-' <br />ment found no violations. Chuck,of 1060 6th Ave. S..,.a.neighbor across the street from <br />where this problem occurred, said he thought there should -be some kind of ordinance against <br />back yard boat building. He had visited the Brautaset home and said the smell was terrible <br />from boat construction being done next -door. Mayor Harrison suggested there should be some <br />limit as to how big a project can be, or -that greater setbacks be established for such activity. <br />He commented that fiberglas has a:very.noxious odor, and -that he would hate to live next to <br />it. This was discussed further., but no action was taken. <br />PRESENTATION OF ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT <br />Finance Director Art Housler presented the Annual Financial Report of the City of Edmonds for <br />1979 which had been submitted to the State Auditor, together.with.a General Purpose Statement <br />which summarizes the financial. position of .the City. Mr.*Housler reviewed the two documents <br />with the Council: -to familiarize them with,the composition of ..the documents for ease in use. He <br />said this type of document will enhance- the City's position to bonding companies. The State <br />Auditor's opinion is expected approximately May 1, 1980 and it will be inserted at that time. <br />The report will not be submitted to any rating companies until that is received. <br />There wasno further business to come before the Council, and the meeting adjourned to Executive <br />Session at 11:25 p.m. <br />IRENE VARNEY MORAN, CityUClerk <br />April 15, 1980 <br />a <br />HARVE H. HARRISON, Mayor - <br />The regular meeting of the Edmonds City Council was called to order at 8:10 p.m. by'Mayor Harve Harrison <br />in the Council Chambers of the Edmonds Civic Center. All present joined in the flag salute. <br />PRESENT <br />Harve Harrison,. Mayor <br />Jo -Anne Childers-Jaech <br />Katherine Allen <br />John Nordquist <br />Ray Gould <br />Larry Naughten <br />Mary Goetz <br />CONSENT.AGENDA <br />ABSENT STAFF PRESENT <br />Bill Kasper Charles Dibble, M.A.A. <br />Fred Herzberg, Public Works Director <br />Jim Adams, City Engineer <br />John LaTourelle, Planning Consultant <br />Jack Weinz, Fire Chief <br />Jim Jes.sel, Parks & Rec. Div. Mgr. .. <br />Mary Lou Block, Acting Planning Div. Mgr. <br />Richard.Pearson, Asst.. City Planner <br />Irene Varney Moran, City Clerk <br />Jim Murphy, City Attorney <br />Cindy Noack, Secretary <br />MOTION: Councilwoman Allen removed Item (E) from the Consent Agenda. COUNCILMAN NORDQUIST MOVED, SECONDED BY <br />COUNCILMAN GOULD, TO APPROVE THE BALANCE OF THE CONSENT'AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED. The approved items on <br />the Consent Agenda included the following: <br />'(A) Roll call. <br />(B) Approval of Minutes of April 8, 1980. <br />(C) Acknowledgment of receipt of Claims for Damages from Shi.rley.Wendlandt in the.amount of $3,000 <br />and from Joseph Louis Perez in the amount of $44.9 + tax. <br />(D) Authorization to sign amendment to the HUD Sen.ior.Center Contract. <br />(F) Authorization to negotiate Meadowdale Consultant'Contract. <br />(G) Setting date of May 6, 1980 for hearing on control of commercial vehicles in residential areas. <br />TRAFFIC REVISION ON ADMIRAL WAY [Item (E) on Consent Agenda] <br />Councilwoman Allen asked Public Works Director Fred Herzberg how muchitwas ,going to cost to install the <br />channelization. Mr. Herzberg indicated that it would just involve some paint work. COUNCILWOMAN ALLEN <br />MOTION: MOVED, SECONDED BY COUNCILMAN GOULD, TO APPROVE ITEM (E) ON -THE CONSENT AGENDA. MOTION CARRIED. <br />• <br />