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COUNCIL <br /> DIGITAL RECORDING <br /> CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES AWS <br /> APR 16 2b14 <br /> Wednesday, April 2, 2014 <br /> The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, April 2, <br /> 2014, at 5:00 PM in Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT CENTER, 345 6th <br /> Street, Bremerton, Washington, with Council President Greg Wheeler presiding. Council Members <br /> present were Eric Younger, Roy Runyon, Dino Davis, Jerry McDonald, Leslie Daugs, and Mike Sullivan. <br /> Also present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich; City Clerk Shannon Corin; and Council Assistant <br /> 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 Mike Sullivan followed by the invocation <br /> provided by Associate Pastor Russ Reuther of Sylvan Way Baptist Church. <br /> MAYOR'S REPORT — Mayor Patty Lent... <br /> • Was pleased that Property Valuation for Bremerton has increased; <br /> • Encouraged residents to take the Mayor's Conservation Challenge at www.mywaterr)ledge.com <br /> • Proclaimed the Week of April 5-12,2014 as "Money Smart Week'; <br /> • Encouraged people to provide their comments on a travel survey being offered by the <br /> Washington State Department of Transportation; or on the ferry system through a survey offered <br /> by the Ferry Riders Opinion Group (FROG) at www .ferryridersoyiniongroup.com <br /> • Announced that Boston's Deli & Pizza will be donating proceeds from sales on Thursday, April 3 <br /> between 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM to the Families of the Oso Mudslide; <br /> • Announced that the 2 nd Annual Family Spring Fair will be held on Friday, April 4 from 11:30 AM to <br /> 3:30 PM at the Sheridan Park Community Center at 680 Lebo Boulevard; <br /> • Announced that there will be a Kitsap Transit Rider Alert Community Meeting on Saturday, April 5 <br /> at 9:30 AM at the Bremerton Harborside in the 2 nd Floor Conference Room; <br /> • Proclaimed April 25, 2014 as "Arbor Day', and announced the Annual Arbor Day Celebration <br /> and Tree Planting Ceremony will be held on April 9 at 1:00 PM at the Lillian & James Walker <br /> Park located at the corner of 19 Street & Taft Avenue; <br /> • Announced that a Waste Tire Roundup will be held on April 12 -13 and 26 -27 between 8:00 AM to <br /> 4:30 PM at the Port of Bremerton Olympic View Business and Industrial Parks on Imperial Way <br /> (tires not accepted at Recycle Stations or Garbage Collection Facilities); <br /> • Announced that there will be a Countywide Earthquake Drill on Thursday, April 17 at 9:30 AM; <br /> • Announced that the Lifestyle Cooking Academy will be holding a Shoe Drive and Free Lunch on <br /> Friday, April 18 from Noon to 2:00 PM at the Masonic Temple at 875 5 Street; and <br /> • Announced that businesses will be open late for First Friday Artwalk this Friday. <br /> PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br /> Mike Walton Bremerton YMCA, thanked the community for supporting the YMCA's Annual Campaign; <br /> announced upcoming events, including the last Resolution Run of the year on Sunday, April 6 at 9:00 <br /> AM followed by a BBQ for participants; and add that Jarstad Aquatic Center will close for maintenance <br /> from the end of May to the beginning of September. <br /> Deirdre McKee[ expressed concerns about the use of herbicide with the City. Chal Martin Public <br /> Works & Utilities, responded that an alternative organic herbicide is being considered for use. <br /> Bob Dollar added that $43,000 of tax money is being used for herbicide application to over 30 -miles of <br /> streets; and asked if citizens could opt out of the spraying of their property. <br /> Jane Rebelowski did not believe it was appropriate to spray herbicides without first asking homeowners <br /> to maintain their sidewalks, which they are required to do. <br />