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					                             CITY OF GOLDENDALE
                           GOLDENDALE, WASHINGTON
                              REGULAR MEETING
                                November 6, 2006

The Regular meeting of the Goldendale City Council was called to order by Mayor Mark
Sigfrinius on Monday, November 6, 2006 at 7:00 PM in Council Chambers.

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL:

MAYOR:
    Mark Sigfrinius

COUNCILMEMBERS PRESENT:
    Mike Montanye
    Gary Hoctor
    Tom Cuff
    Joe Abbott
    Steve Johnston

STAFF PRESENT:
     Larry Bellamy, City Administrator
     Tracy Hansen, City Clerk
     Rick Johnson, Chief GPD

A MOTION BY COUNCILMEMBER MONTANYE, SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER
HOCTOR TO EXCUSE COUNCILMEMBERS EATON AND DIXON. MOTION CARRIED
UNANIMOUSLY.

CONSENT AGENDA:

A MOTION BY COUNCILMEMBER MONTANYE, SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER
JOHNSTON TO APPROVE THE CONSENT AGENDA CONSISTING OF THE
MINUTES FOR OCTOBER 16, 2006, CLAIMS WARRANTS #24261-24325 IN THE
AMOUNT OF $46,595.35, AND PAYROLL WARRANTS #25532-25580 IN THE
AMOUNT OF $73,759.10 FOR PAYROLL ENDING OCTOBER 15, 2006. MOTION
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
PRESENTATIONS:

        TOURISM UPDATE
        Lorraine updated the council on the Festival of Wheels event and the events
scheduled for the 2007 events calendar. Lorraine did request that when the event
conference for 2007 arrives she would like to attend. The conference will be held in the Tri-
Cities this year and would request the council pay for her registration and stay.l

DEPARTMENT REPORTS:

       Police Chief Rick Johnson advised Council on the generator and where the work
stands. The background check on Officer Wyzykowski is being completed. Also, he would
be out of the office November 13-16 for the WASPC conference.

COUNCIL BUSINESS:

       Cal Jordan Contract
       The contract for Calvin Jordan and Associates for preparing the plans &
specifications for the swimming pool cover.

        Jim Smith, PUD Employee was present to just let council know he had reviewed the
contract as well, due to his wife being on the pool committee. Given his knowledge of
contracts of this nature, he felt the contract was sound, within reason on costs, and in the
best interest of the City.

       A question by Council on the necessity for an Interlocal Agreement to cover the
transfer once the cover is complete was brought up. Mr. Bellamy noted he would look into
that necessity.

A MOTION BY COUNCILMEMBER HOCTOR, SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER
MONTANYE TO AUTHORIZE THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH
CALVIN JORDAN AND ASSOCIATES FOR PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS FOR THE
CKPRD SWIMMING POOL COVER IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $47,600.00.
MOTION CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.

RESOLUTIONS:

A MOTION BY COUNCILMEMBER HOCTOR, SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER
MONTANYE TO TABLE THE EDA PROJECT SELECTION. MOTION CARRIED
UNANIMOUSLY.
REPORT OF MAYOR, ADMINISTRATOR & COUNCILMEMBERS:

Mayor Sigfrinius noted to Council that he is addressing the issue of lighting at the airport.
The cost for rewiring is $16,000.00. The Mayor stated he would be working with Mr.
Ketchum on a means of obtaining the money.

Councilmember Abbott: Questioned rumors he had heard about the burned business
not being able to rebuild due to an ordinance of the City’s on off street parking. Mr. Bellamy
responded that a meeting will be held on Wednesday for all interested parties on the
removal and rebuilding process of the fire area.

Councilmember Cuff:          Asked why there was no press release on the Thornton Trial
verdict. Mayor Sigfrinius stated that the City felt it was in everyone’s best interest to just
take the verdict and not “rub anyone’s face in.” It was just better to let it all go.

Councilmember Dixon: Asked for an update on the Code Enforcement.

City Administrator Bellamy:       Reported that the bus on Darland has been removed, 10
formal letters have been sent and positive responses received, 13 more letters have been
sent and we are waiting for responses on those.

Also Mr. Bellamy updated Council on current City Hall happenings; A planning commission
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meeting has been set for the 16 , Calpine has sold, review of the preliminary budget is
attached for review .

ADJOURNMENT:

MOTION BY COUNCILMEMBER MONTANYE, SECONDED BY COUNCILMEMBER
JOHNSTON TO ADJOURN THE COUNCIL MEETING AT 8:15 P.M.     MOTION
CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY.
                                     _________________________
ATTEST:                              Mark Sigfrinius
                                     Mayor
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Tracy Hansen
Clerk-Treasurer

				
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