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DIGITAL RECORDING MW <br /> CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES <br /> t o n s ZUit <br /> October 19, 2011 <br /> The weekly 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 6th Street, Bremerton, <br /> Washington, Wednesday, October 19, 2011, at 5 00 PM, with Council President Will 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, City Clerk Carol Etgen, and Council Assistant Christine Grenier were present to provide <br /> 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 Roger Hennigan of Apostolic Life Tabernacle <br /> MAYOR'S REPORT — Mayor Lent reported on the following <br /> • Presented a Mayor's Citizen Appreciation Award to Pat Ward President of Seniors <br /> Uncovering Money Solutions ($UM$), who announced the proceeds from the Annual Senior Craft <br /> Fair this Friday, October 21 and Saturday would benefit the Bremerton Senior Center, <br /> • Presented a Mayor's Employee Appreciation Award to Janet Lunceford Code Enforcement, <br /> for working quickly to resolve various abatement problems at a residence with an offsite property <br /> owner and for coming up with a positive program for landlords to deal with those problems, <br /> • Presented a Washington State Distinguished Budget Award to Cathy Johnson and Caroline <br /> Thompson Financial Services, for their contributions to developing the budget document, <br /> • Presented a Mayor's Citizen Appreciation Award to Shawn Dinkuhn President of Sustainable <br /> Bremerton, for helping the community to save energy through the Re -Power Bremerton Project, <br /> • Invited Amy Olson Lead Instructor for the Job Training Program at the Bremerton Good Will <br /> Store, to discuss programs and services being offered, <br /> • Presented a Mayor's Employee Appreciation Award to Holly Peterson Parks & Recreation <br /> Department, for her outstanding work at the Senior Center, <br /> • Read a letter from Captain Reese of the USS John C Stennis, who thanked the City for their <br /> support during their deployment, <br /> • Encouraged people to visit downtown businesses, <br /> • Hoped people would attend the Haunted Ghost Ship onboard the USS Turner Joy on Halloween, <br /> • Invited Jeff Elevado Parks & Recreation Department, who announced the Annual Pumpkin Fest <br /> to be held on Halloween at the Sheridan Community Center located at 680 Lebo Boulevard, <br /> • Attended a recent Mathematics Engineering Science Achievement (MESA) Program hosted by <br /> Olympic College with Council Member Greg Wheeler, and <br /> • Announced that there will be an opportunity to "Take Back Your Medicine" at the Sheriff's Office at <br /> the Kitsap Mall near the Food Court on Saturday, October 29 <br /> PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br /> Joe Hudson Evergreen Trophies, was concerned about the lack of communication between the City <br /> and businesses regarding the proposed improvements downtown and about the presence of grasses <br /> and moss in areas which indicates a lapse in maintenance <br /> CONSENT AGENDA <br /> A Check Numbers 345097 through 345322, and EFT -11277 through EFT -11321 in the amount of <br /> $2,747,839 34, and Regular Payroll for the pay period ending October 15, 2011 in the amount of <br /> $709,41006 <br /> B Minutes of Meeting —October 5, 2011 <br />