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<br />Edmonds City Council Approved Minutes <br />May 12, 2015 <br />Page 1 <br /> <br />EDMONDS CITY COUNCIL APPROVED MINUTES <br />May 12, 2015 <br /> <br /> <br />The Edmonds City Council meeting was called to order at 6:00 p.m. by Mayor Earling in the Council <br />Chambers, 250 5th Avenue North, Edmonds. <br /> <br />ELECTED OFFICIALS PRESENT <br />Dave Earling, Mayor <br />Adrienne Fraley-Monillas, Council President <br />Diane Buckshnis, Councilmember <br />Kristiana Johnson, Councilmember <br />Lora Petso, Councilmember <br />Joan Bloom, Councilmember <br />Thomas Mesaros, Councilmember <br />Michael Nelson, Councilmember <br />STAFF PRESENT <br />Al Compaan, Police Chief <br />Phil Williams, Public Works Director <br />Carrie Hite, Parks, Rec. & Cult. Serv. Dir. <br />Scott James, Finance Director <br />Shane Hope, Development Services Director <br />Patrick Doherty, Econ. Dev & Comm. Serv. Dir. <br />Rob English, City Engineer <br />Mary Ann Hardie, Human Resources Manager <br />Jeff Taraday, City Attorney <br />Scott Passey, City Clerk <br />Jerrie Bevington, Camera Operator <br />Jeannie Dines, Recorder <br /> <br /> <br />SPECIAL MEETING <br /> <br />1. DISCUSSION AND POTENTIAL ACTION REGARDING POTENTIAL SUBMITTAL OF <br />LETTER OF INTEREST TO STATE TO ACQUIRE THE EDMONDS CONFERENCE CENTER <br /> <br />Council President Fraley-Monillas relayed although the title of this item states potential action, tonight <br />will only be a study session. <br /> <br />Economic Development & Community Services Director Patrick Doherty said this item is on next week’s <br />agenda for continued discussion. He distributed and reviewed a summary of facts: <br /> Surplus Property Bulletin issued by the State on April 28, 2015. <br /> Stated fair market value of the property – $2,305,000. <br /> Deadline for submittal of Letter of Interest – June 1, 2015. Proposal would be required within ten <br />days. <br /> Property is 14,375 square feet with an approximately 11,252 square foot, wood-frame conference <br />center built in 1997 with 27 parking spaces. <br /> Wood-frame, stucco-clad building has suffered water leakage and associated damage. Rough <br />order of magnitude cost of mitigating damage: $1,012,161.23. <br /> Profit/loss statement, submitted by the College and State for 2013-2014, shows $276,609 in <br />annual revenue, $329,519 in annual expenses for a year-end loss of $52,910. <br /> The Conference Center is managed by an Edmonds Community College staff person with <br />associated temporary staff of up to 20 part-time individuals, averaging approximately 4-5 FTE. <br /> “Surplus Property Bulletin” states government agencies have the first opportunity to express <br />interest in acquiring the site.