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DIGITAL RECORDING <br />CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES <br />Wednesday, March 21, 2018 <br />The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, <br />March 21, 2018, at 5:00 PM in Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT <br />CENTER, 345 6th Street, Bremerton, Washington, with Council President Eric Younger <br />presiding. Council Members present were Richard Huddy, Michael Goodnow, Tony Hillman, Kevin <br />Gorman, Leslie Daugs, and Pat Sullivan. Also present were Assistant City Attorney Kylie Purves; <br />City Clerk Shannon Corin; Legislative Assistant Lori Smith; and Kevin Matthew, Information Services <br />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 led by Council Member Pat Sullivan followed by the invocation <br />provided by Pastor Roger Hennigan of Apostolic Life Tabernacle. <br />MAYOR'S REPORT — Mayor Wheeler <br />• Provided a brief update on the new software training by the City's Tax & License Department; <br />• Provided an overview of the Hawk Traffic Signal Light System; and <br />• Thanked City employee Chad Hantelman for trapping an unwanted beaver who was building a <br />dam in the Casad Watershed; and was also happy to add the beaver was safely relocated. <br />PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br />Roy Runyon encouraged the City to make the utility bill more transparent to the ratepayers by <br />clarifying where utility tax revenue is directed. <br />Sarah Achaoui, Community Development Block Grant Administrator, announced that the <br />CDBG/HOME Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) is available on <br />the City's website and public comments are welcome. <br />Joe Terlouw expressed his concern about no repercussions for taxi drivers not complying with City <br />licensing requirements. President Younger asked Mr. Terlouw to leave his contact information, <br />stating this may be a future topic for discussion by the Public Safety & Parks Committee. <br />Jerry McDonald asked why the City has not started implementing the City's Parking Plan; <br />expressed concerns about how the impending hotel construction will impact downtown parking; <br />and announced that he is arranging a Seattle Concierge Tour in Bremerton on April 19. <br />Jessica Knutelskv representing a Neighborhood Action Group provided a list of goals by the <br />residents including stop signs, speed bumps, and more street lighting; and invited Council and the <br />community to a Spring Clean -Up and Sausage Sizzle on Saturday, April 21 at 2:00 PM. <br />Shannon Turner, Student Government of Olympic College (SGOC) President, was here on behalf <br />of the Olympic College Student Government Council to introduce himself to the City's local <br />leadership and to learn more about what is going on in the community; and invited the Council <br />Members to the Military Culinary Arts Competition on Saturday, May 5 from 10:00 AM in the <br />Olympic College Student Center. <br />Regina Adamson, with the Perry Avenue Public Market, hoped the City's budget would focus <br />issues facing our community including growth and development, homelessness, drug treatment, <br />jobs, and nuisance properties; and announced that her neighborhood has begun the process to <br />request the renaming of Spruce Street. <br />