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City Council Reg Mtg Minutes <br /> Wednesday, April 6, 2011 <br /> Page 3 of 4 <br /> With no further comments, President Maupin closed the public hearing <br /> 06:07:20 Motion to pass Resolution No 3138 was made by Runyon, and seconded by McConnell, <br /> Discussion was then opened to the Council <br /> Mr. Fridrikkson responded that the alley was purchased in 1957 for access to the reservoir site <br /> and that area was not intended for public access <br /> Mr. Runyon asked for the assessed value of the property and where the proceeds of a sale would <br /> go, and asked if this area is a park, given that the area is used for recreational purposes Mr. <br /> Fridrikkson responded $90,000 and that proceeds of a sale would go into the Water Utility Fund <br /> for capital improvement project, and stated that the property is not on the list of protected parks, so <br /> the property is not recognized as a park Mr. Runyon also noted that he supported a citizen <br /> backed plan to purchase the property for their use <br /> Mrs. Arends asked if the City was required to surplus the property before the City could do <br /> anything with the property, including selling the land to the neighbors Mr. Lubovich confirmed <br /> that was correct <br /> Mr. Brockus reported that this issue was discussed at the last District 3 Neighborhood meeting on <br /> March 29 and neighbors asked the City for more time to come up with a plan to purchase the <br /> property for use as a neighborhood park <br /> 06 Amended Motion to change the date from November 18, 2011 to April 30, 2012 in <br /> Section 2 of the Resolution was made by Brockus, and seconded by Runyon, Discussion then <br /> continued by the Council <br /> Mr Runyon asked if the property were sold, would real estate excise tax be generated from the <br /> sale Roger Lubovich answered no <br /> Mr Brockus hoped that a future change in use of the property will ultimately benefit the <br /> community <br /> Council Members also offered comments of support for the amendment <br /> 06.26:25 A -M /S /C (Runyon /McConnell) Amendment to change the date from November 18, 2011 <br /> to April 30, 2012 in Section 2 of the Resolution No 3138 <br /> Voted in favor of Amendment Brockus, Runyon, Wheeler, Robinson, Arends, Wofford, Maupin <br /> Voted against the Amendment McConnell <br /> Amendment approved 7 -Yes, 1 -No <br /> 06:26:55 M /S /C (Runyon /McConnell) Move to pass Resolution No 3138 declaring City Water <br /> Utility land surplus <br /> Voted in favor of Motion Runyon, Wheeler, Robinson, Arends, Wofford, McConnell, Maupin <br /> Voted against the Motion Brockus <br /> Motion carried 7 -Yes, 1 -No <br /> COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS <br /> Adam Brockus reminded the public that the Manette Bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic from <br /> July to October, although it will remain open to pedestrians, and also attended the Washington <br /> State Science & Engineering Fair held last weekend <br />