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COUNCL <br /> DIGITAL RECORDING <br /> CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES lift ®� Zl <br /> November 16, 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 6t Street, Bremerton, <br /> Washington, Wednesday, November 16, 2011, at 5 00 PM, with Council Vice - President Adam <br /> Brockus presiding Council Members present were Nick Wofford, Carol Arends, Dianne Robinson, <br /> Greg Wheeler, Roy Runyon, Cecil McConnell, and Jim McDonald Council President Will Maupin <br /> was absent City Attorney Roger Lubovich, Interim City Clerk Shannon Conn, and Legislative <br /> Assistant Lori Smith were present to 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 Eric Roberts of New Life Assembly <br /> MAYOR'S REPORT — In the absence of Mayor Lent, Mayor Pro Tempore Brockus <br /> • Presented a PowerPoint@ of the highlights on the Manette Bridge Opening Ceremony, <br /> • Proclaimed November 16, 2011 as "Chronic Pulmonary Disease Awareness Day ", and <br /> • Proclaimed November 16, 2011 as " Manette Local Business Day" <br /> PUBLIC RECOGNITION — There were no comments tonight <br /> CONSENT AGENDA <br /> A Check Numbers 345733 through 345955, and EFT -11362 through EFT -11396 in the amount of <br /> $1,620,121 83, Regular Payroll for the pay period ending October 31, 2011 in the amount of <br /> $752,319 08, and Regular Payroll for the pay period ending October 31, 2011 in the amount of <br /> $13,39303 <br /> Street Sewer I in'nn fer the PaFk Avenue PrelecA <br /> Phase Item postponed until December 7 <br /> There were no comments from the public <br /> 05:41 M /S /C /U (Runyon / Arends) Move to approve the CONSENT AGENDA as presented <br /> PUBLIC HEARINGS <br /> 6A — PUBLIC HEARING TO RECEIVE COMMENT ON REVENUE SOURCES FOR THE 2012 <br /> PROPOSED BUDGET (NO ACTION); AND APPROVING ORDINANCE NO. 5168, LEVYING <br /> PROPERTY TAXES FO COLLECTION IN 2012 (WITH ACTION) Becky Hasart Financial <br /> Services Director, explained that the City's property taxes are levied on an annual basis through <br /> passage of an ordinance The proposed ordinance will implement a general property tax levy and a <br /> voted EMS levy at a statutory rate limit as well as a bond redemption levy at a rate adequate to <br /> provide funds necessary to meet debt service obligations <br /> Vice - President Brockus opened the Public Hearing for comment on the proposed 2012 Budget, <br /> including revenue sources, and the ordinance to levy property taxes <br /> Karen Rogers Stacy Dore Carolyn Lindquist Kristina Kruzan Max Simons and Ariana Wells <br /> spoke of the benefits of the Youth Wellness Campus to local youth and therefore urged approval of <br /> the Mayor's budget that includes $25,000 for the project (that will net $19- million in funds) <br /> Todd Best believes there is still "fat" that can be trimmed from the budget rather than to lay off the <br /> proposed 25 City employees <br />