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DIGITAL RECORDING MW <br /> CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES APPRn <br /> Wednesday, July 18, 2012 AUG 1 2012 <br /> The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, <br /> July 18, 2012, at 5 00 PM in Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT <br /> CENTER, 345 6 th Street, Bremerton, Washington, with Council President Jim McDonald presiding <br /> Council Members present were Nick Wofford, Eric Younger, Faye Flemister, Greg Wheeler, Roy <br /> Runyon, Adam Brockus, and Leslie Daugs Council Member Carol Arends was absent Also <br /> present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich, City Clerk Shannon Conn, and Legislative Assistant <br /> Lori Smith <br /> A COUNCIL BRIEFING was 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 Leslie Daugs followed by the invocation <br /> provided by Pastor Denis Huelle of Peace Lutheran Church <br /> SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM UPDATE <br /> Nicole Floyd City Planner II, Community Development, provided a presentation on the Shoreline <br /> Master Program Update regarding "Ecology Requirements and Research Documents" More <br /> information including the schedule of presentations can be found at SMP @ci bremerton wa us <br /> PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br /> Teresa Osinski Executive Vice President of the Home Builders Association, asked that before <br /> the Shoreline Master Program is adopted, she would like to know how many properties will <br /> become "non - conforming ", and what does the City have planned to address this issue <br /> Todd Best asked that the Mayor's Report return to the original place on the agenda prior to Public <br /> Recognition, felt discouraged that the Council does not seem to recognize or care about the <br /> citizens who provide comments, and lastly invited the Mayor, Council Members, and their families <br /> to participate in a work party that will be held all day on Saturday, August 4 to clean up the <br /> headstones and area around the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Ivy Green Cemetery <br /> Mike Walton Marketing Director of the Bremerton Family YMCA, provided an update on the <br /> construction taking place, and highlighted the activities scheduled at the "Y" over the summer <br /> Vern LaPrath began to mention that the Bremerton School District would be asking voters to <br /> approve a $7 6 million Capital Projects Levy, however City Attorney Roger Lubovich explained <br /> that per the Bremerton City Council Rules and Procedures Rule 9, Item 4 titled "Ballot Issues ", <br /> Discussion of ballot issues is prohibited after the issue has qualified for the ballot <br /> Wayne Keffer President of Home Builders Association (HBA), and Judy Eagleson 2nd Vice - <br /> President of HBA, both shared information on their organization and its range of resources, and <br /> indicated that they are available to offer the small business owner and construction industry a fair <br /> perspective of issues that come before the Council <br /> MAYOR'S REPORT Mayor Patty Lent <br /> • Thanked Mr Best for his efforts to organize a clean -up event at Ivy Green Cemetery, <br /> • Was proud to present the seventh "Outstanding Performance" award from the Washington <br /> State Department of Ecology which was accepted by Wastewater Manager Pat Coxon on <br /> behalf of his crew, and Public Works Director Chal Martin <br /> • Presented City Clerk Shannon Corin with a Certificate of Completion from the Northwest <br /> Clerks Institute, Professional Development I, <br /> • Presented Mayor's Appreciation Award to each student from Kitsap Youth in Action for taking <br /> pride in their community and helping to eliminate graffiti, <br />