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DIGITAL RECORDING COUNM <br /> A ROM <br /> CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES 7 1012 <br /> Wednesday, October 17, 2012 <br /> The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, <br /> October 17, 2012, at 5 00 PM in Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT <br /> CENTER, 345 6" Street, Bremerton, Washington, with Council Vice - President Greg Wheeler <br /> presiding Council Members present were Nick Wofford, Eric Younger, Carol Arends, Faye <br /> Flemister, Roy Runyon, Adam Brockus, and Leslie Daugs Council President Jim McDonald was <br /> absent Also present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich, City Clerk Shannon Conn, and Council <br /> Assistant Christine Grenier <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 Jerry Michaels of Voyage Community Church <br /> PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br /> Robert Parker commented that until flags are properly cared for and have adequate lighting, the <br /> flags should be taken down out of respect to the military and to the community, and expressed <br /> concerns about the need for a needle exchange program <br /> Todd Best reiterated comments made by Mr Parker, and offered to help in any way <br /> H. Emily Moshay emphasized that shredded flags need to brought down for disposal next to <br /> vacant closed businesses <br /> Tina Boewe discussed various services that the Salvation Army provides to Bremerton, and <br /> anyone interested in supporting the kettle corn fundraiser may call (360) 373 -5550 <br /> Larry Hile continued that the Salvation Army kettle corn will also be available on Thursdays at <br /> both Wal -Marts in Bremerton and Poulsbo, the USS Turner Joy "Haunted Ship ", and at the Ghost <br /> Tram event in Port Orchard, and any support from the community was appreciated <br /> Stuart Walton Asset Building Coalition, announced a "Survive & Thnve Financial Fair" would be <br /> held on Saturday, October 20 from 10 00 AM to 2 00 PM at 845 8 th Street Please contact (360) <br /> 478 -2301 for more information <br /> Ken & Pat Ward encouraged the community to attend the annual "$UM$ Senior Craft Fair & <br /> Fundraiser" this weekend Friday, October 19 from 11 00 AM to 6 00 PM and Saturday, October 20 <br /> from 9 00 AM to 4 00 PM at Sheridan Community Center, and thanked Council for their support <br /> Laurie Olson encouraged the public to research Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO's) <br /> because so much of our food supply falls under this category and there are no labeling laws to <br /> protect consumers For more information, please visit "You Tube" for a video "GMO Global Alert" <br /> or www Iustlabelit or-a <br /> Cheryl Stauff owner (along with husband Don) of Boston's Deli & Pizza, thanked everyone who <br /> attended a recent fundraising event to raise funds that will be used toward a project to carve a <br /> statue out of California cedar in honor of slain Washington State Trooper Tony Radulescu that will <br /> then be placed at the District 8 Washington State Patrol Field Office located on Auto Center Way <br /> Anyone else interested in making a contribution, may please come visit or call (360) 377 -3595. <br /> Tom Bailey agreed with prior comments regarding the flag <br />