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DIGITAL RECORDING <br />CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES <br />Wednesday, July 19, 2017 <br />The Regular Meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, July <br />19, 2017, at 5:00 PM in Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT CENTER, 345 <br />6th Street, Bremerton, Washington, with Council President Eric Younger presiding. Council Members <br />present were Richard Huddy, Greg Wheeler, Dino Davis, Jerry McDonald, Leslie Daugs, and Pat <br />Sullivan. Also present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich; Acting Deputy City Clerk Lori Smith; <br />Council Assistant Christine Grenier; and Kevin Matthew, Information Services Manager. <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 then led by Council Member Pat Sullivan followed by the invocation <br />provided by Pastor Sherwin Rulloda of the Bremerton First Church of the Nazarene. <br />MAYOR'S REPORT — Mayor Lent... <br />• Recognized the Casad Family legacy and invited the public to view the 1001 Anniversary of <br />Water Service Exhibit at the Kitsap Historical Museum through September; <br />• Shared that there are 7 people living in the community who are at least 100 years old; <br />• Welcomed participation in the Police & Community Together (PACT) Community <br />Conversation featuring Police Chief Steve Strachan and Representative Drew Hansen on <br />Tuesday, July 25 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the United Way Building; <br />• Looked forward to the Kitsap Wine Festival on Saturday, August 12 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at <br />the Kitsap Conference Center; <br />• Mentioned that Rice Fergus Miller has been recognized by Seattle Business Magazine as <br />one of the "100 Best Companies"; <br />• Announced that Naval Base Kitsap received the "Top US Navy Base in the World' Award; <br />• Learned that the Puget Sound Journal listed Kitsap County as the #1 Place to Live in; and <br />• Continued to hope that a host family can be found for a Kure, Japan Exchange Student <br />visiting Bremerton in August. <br />President Younger announced that until the elections were over in November, no comments will be <br />allowed regarding political candidates or ballot related issues... <br />PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br />Mike Walton, Bremerton Family YMCA, enjoyed viewing the Bremerton Bridge Blast fireworks from <br />the Y, along with a lot of others with the same idea; and announced that there will be a free Summer <br />Block Party on August 1 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. <br />Sue Strachan, Olympic College Special Events Director, announced that tickets are available for <br />the 9th Annual Kitsap Wine Festival on August 12 from 2:00 to 5:00 PM at Olympic College, and that <br />proceeds will go towards student scholarships. <br />Gavle Gillespie suggested that the City consider renaming a street for a fallen officer in Tacoma <br />who was once a resident of Bremerton; admired the K-9 dogs for their special work; and requested <br />an update from the Public Works Department on the Lebo Boulevard Project. <br />Roy Runyon asked for an update on code enforcement for 2430 Snyder Avenue; asked candidates <br />to be thoughtful of their placement of campaign signs; and asked for clarification on the utility rate <br />"slush fund". Responses were provided by Roger Lubovich... <br />