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i <br /> I <br /> DIGITAL RECORDING MW <br /> CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES �t pU <br /> November 2, 2011 zol <br /> The wee I kly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order in the City <br /> Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT CENTER 345 6`' Street, Bremerton, <br /> Washington, Wednesday, November 2, 2011, at 5 00 PM, with Council President WIII Maupin <br /> presiding Council Members present were Nick Wofford, Carol Arends, Dianne Robinson, Greg <br /> Wheeler; Roy Runyon, Adam Brockus, Cecil McConnell, and Jim McDonald City Attorney Roger <br /> Lubovich Interim City Clerk Shannon Conn, and Legislative Assistant Lori Smith were present to <br /> provide staff support <br /> A COUNCIL BRIEFING was then held to discuss General Council Business at 5 00 PM in the Council <br /> Conference Room At 5 30 PM the meeting moved to the Meeting Chambers <br /> The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Council Member Jim McDonald followed by the invocation <br /> provided] by Pastor Ron Anderson of Manette Community Church <br /> i <br /> MAYOR'S REPORT — Mayor Patty Lent <br /> • Received a $25,000 check donated by the Bremerton Rotary, <br /> • Proclaimed Friday, November 11, 2011 as Veteran's Day, and Judy Megan of the Bremerton <br /> Elks Lodge accepted the proclamation and invited the community to attend the open Lodge <br /> meeting on Thursday, November 10 at 7 30 PM with Capt Jerry Coffee as the guest speaker, <br /> • Proclaimed the Month of November as Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month ", <br /> • Announced the "Send Hunger Packing" Community Food Drive for the month of November, <br /> • Noted local Pepsi delivery trucks had signs to announce that the new Bremerton Boys & Girls <br /> Club its coming soon, <br /> • Congratulated Dr Scott Lindquist of the Kitsap Health District for receiving the Annual Public <br /> Health Leader Award, and Yolanda Fong for receiving the Emerging Health Leader Award, and <br /> • Invited the Council and the Community to the Annual Veteran's Day Program to be held on <br /> Friday, November 11 2011 at the Kitsap Pavilion <br /> PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br /> Don Larson invited the community to attend the Public Meeting on the Sinclair Inlet Shoreline <br /> Development Concept Plan in the Meeting Chambers on Thursday, November 3, 2011 <br /> Mike Walton Marketing Director at the Kitsap Family YMCA, announced upcoming events <br /> Joyce Morton encouraged attendance at the "Survive & Thnve" Financial Class that would be held <br /> on Saturday, November 5 at the Kitsap Community Resources (KCR) Offices <br /> Carl Gliver owner of Great American Furniture, addressed the City's Budget crisis, and was <br /> particularly concerned to read that over 25 City employees would be laid off because it will mean <br /> reduced services that taxpayers already pay for <br /> Todd Best was also bothered that the City was losing employees, especially when higher <br /> management was paid so high, which also is the reason he believed that all City employees should <br /> be residents of the City <br /> Raven Rayne announced that the next "Cause for Hope" Celebration will be held on Tuesday, <br /> November 8 at 6 00 PM in her office, and will be circulating a petition in support of Initiative 502 to <br /> legalize marihuana <br /> President Maupin welcomed new Interim City Clerk Shannon Corm <br /> CONSENT AGENDA <br /> A Correction to Check Numbers 345323 through 345535, and EFT -11277 through EFT -11321 that <br /> were approved on October 19, 2011, Check Numbers 345536 through 345732, and EFT -11322 <br />