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City Council Meeting Minutes <br /> Wednesday, November 16, 2011 <br /> Page 2 of 4 <br /> Jim Adrian expressed his support for a 1 % raise in property taxes, the $25,000 line item in the <br /> Mayor's Budget for the Youth Wellness Campus, and an increase in car tabs to generate funds for <br /> street repair, but does not support eliminating 2 of 4 Customer Service staff from Water Resources <br /> Don Stauff spoke against the proposal to eliminate 25 City positions <br /> Vice - President Brockus closed the Public Hearing to further comment from the public on the <br /> proposed 2012 Budget, including revenue sources, and the ordinance to levy property taxes, and <br /> opened discussion to the Council on the ordinance to levy property taxes <br /> 06 Motion to approve the ordinance was made by Runyon, and seconded by Wheeler, <br /> Questions and comments were received by McConnell, Runyon, Arends, Wofford, McDonald, and <br /> Wheeler <br /> 06:28:05 M /S /C /U (Runyon/Wheeler) Move to approve Ordinance No 5168 levying property taxes for <br /> collection in 2012 <br /> 613 — RESOLUTION NO. 3156 AMENDING CITY RATES AND FEES (WITH ACTION) Beckv <br /> Hasart Financial Services Director, summarized that each year as part of the budget process, the <br /> various City departments review their charges, rates, and fees for services and make <br /> recommendations on any changes needed Rate Table "A" includes recommended changes to fees <br /> charged by the Fire Department and Parks Department <br /> Vice - President Brockus opened the Public Hearing for comment on the proposed resolution to <br /> amend City rates and fees <br /> Don Stauff suggested that the City would encourage more residents to fix their homes if the City <br /> charged a set -fee for permits <br /> Vice - President Brockus closed the Public Hearing to further comment from the public on the <br /> proposed resolution to amend City rates and fees, and opened discussion to the Council <br /> 06:32:12 Motion to approve the resolution was made by Robinson, and seconded by Wofford, <br /> Questions and comments were received by Robinson, Runyon, Wofford, Arends, Wheeler, and <br /> McConnell <br /> 06.51.58 M /S /C /U (Robirison/Wofford) Move to approve Resolution No 3156 of the City Council of <br /> the City of Bremerton, Washington, amending rates and fees established in Resolution No 3128 <br /> regarding fees for services relating to the Department of Financial Services, Municipal Court, <br /> Department of Community Development, Police Department, Fire Department, Parks & Recreation <br /> Department, Department of Public Works & Utilities, and Bremerton Kitsap Access Television <br /> (BKAT) <br /> 6C — TO CONSIDER AND RECEIVE COMMENT ON ORDINANCE NO 5169 AMENDING SECTION <br /> 3 82 020 OF THE BREMERTON MUNICIPAL CODE (BMC) RELATING TO THE COMMERCIAL <br /> PARKING TAX (NO ACTION) Becky Hasart Financial Services Director, stated that as part of the <br /> 2012 Budget, it is proposed to raise the parking tax rate from 10% to 15% This increase would be a <br /> direct revenue stream to the Streets Fund and could potentially realize an increase of $150,000 <br /> overall Staff presented this ordinance tonight for informational purposes only and for consideration <br /> as part of the budget public hearing this evening <br />