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DIGITAL RECORDING <br />CITY COUNCIL STUDY SESSION MINUTES <br />Wednesday, September 13, 2017 <br />A Study Session of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order in the Council <br />Conference Room of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT CENTER, 345 (5th Street, Bremerton, <br />Washington, Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at 5:00 PM, with Council President Eric Younger <br />presiding. Council Members present were Richard Huddy, Greg Wheeler, Jerry McDonald, Leslie <br />Daugs, and Pat Sullivan. Council Member Dino Davis was absent. Legislative Assistant Lori <br />Smith was present to provide staff support. <br />President Younger emphasized that the Study Session was open to the public but there would <br />be no opportunities for input or participation; no action is anticipated; and the content of these <br />items is subject to change. It was further announced that items approved by the Council will be <br />placed on the September 20, 2017 Council Meeting Agenda or as indicated. <br />A. LIMITED PRESENTATION PLANNED— The following items are budcleted items or subjects <br />that have been raised with the appropriate Council Committee Members: <br />President Younger announced that Item 3 would be heard first because Beniamin S. Pariser <br />of Restorical Research, LLC was in attendance to provide further information... <br />1. Purchase of one 2018 Ford Expedition 4WD Special Services Vehicle (SSV) from <br />Columbia Ford of Longview, WA for use by the Fire Department <br />2. Amendment C (Loan Scope Modification and Term Change) to the Drinking Water State <br />Revolving Fund (DWSRF) Loan Agreement DM15-952-026 for the Reservoir 4 Cover <br />Replacement Project <br />3. Professional Services Contingency Fee Agreement with Restorical Research, LLC for <br />Environmental Cost Recovery Services <br />4. Purchase of Materials and Contractor Services for work related to the Relocation of City <br />of Bremerton Offices and Tenant Improvements at the Norm Dicks Government Center <br />B. BRIEFINGS & FULL PRESENTATIONS — There were no items... <br />C. GENERAL COUNCIL BUSINESS <br />o Discussion on Revising Downtown Parking Standards — Council President Eric Younger <br />President Younger stated that since the "Bremerton City Parking Study" was still on-going at the <br />time the Comprehensive Plan with affiliated Subarea Plan for Downtown was amended in May of <br />2016, he wanted to bring up the subject of Parking Standards again, now that the Parking Study <br />is complete. It was determined that Council Members are interested in exploring this subject <br />further, specifically whether the requirement for a parking space should remain at. 5 or if it can be <br />increased to 1 full parking space per unit without hindering development... <br />o Discussion on Goal No. 2, "Securing Additional Funding for Local Streets and Sidewalk <br />Improvement" — Council President Eric Younger <br />President Younger explained that the Finance Department has already started to prepare the <br />proposed 2018 City Budget, so he hoped to use this opportunity for a discussion among the <br />Council Members to learn their ideas now so timely direction can be provided to the <br />Administration. It was determined that the Council's goals to dedicate funds for streets and <br />sidewalks next year would come from 1) Residential Parking Permits; 2) Transportation Benefit <br />District funding; and 3) an increase in the allocation from taxes and fees collected from <br />Stormwater Utility Service from the current 40% to 80% allocated to the Transportation Capital <br />Fund for street improvements. <br />