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City Council Reg. Mtg. Minutes <br />Wednesday, April 18, 2018 <br />Page 2 of 4 <br />5H — Authorize Hiring of Kim Seibold, CPA, to position of Public Works Fiscal Analyst at Pay <br />Band 11 Rate 8 of the 2018 Management, Professional, Confidential & Fiduciary Salary Plan <br />05:46:30 M/S/C/U (Gorman/Daugs) Move to approve the CONSENT AGENDA as presented. <br />GENERAL BUSINESS <br />6A — STAFFING FOR ADEQUATE FIRE & EMERGENCY RESPONSE (SAFER) GRANT <br />FEDERAL FUNDING APPLICATION: Fire Chief David Schmitt, summarized that the goal of <br />SAFER is to enhance the local fire departments' ability to comply with staffing, response and <br />operational standards established by the NFPA (NFPA 1710 and/or NFPA 1720). <br />There were no questions or comments from the public... <br />05:52:17 Motion was made by Hillman and seconded by Daugs ...Comments were provided by <br />Hillman and Daugs; Questions were asked by Huddy and Sullivan with responses provided by <br />Mayor Wheeler and Chief Schmitt... <br />05:56:58 M/S/C/U (Hillman/Daugs) Move to approve submittal of an application for SAFER Grant <br />Federal Funding Program; and authorize the Mayor to finalize and execute the application if <br />required. <br />613 — ORDINANCE NO. 5346 TO CREATE CHAPTER 6.12 OF THE BREMERTON MUNICIPAL <br />CODE ENTITLED "UNFIT DWELLINGS, BUILDINGS, STRUCTURES AND PREMISES"; AND <br />TO AMEND SECTIONS 2.62.045 AND 1.04.120 RELATING TO DANGEROUS AND UNFIT <br />STRUCTURES: Andrea Spencer, Community Development Director, explained that Mayor Wheeler <br />is moving forward with implementation of a proactive code enforcement program and in support of <br />that initiative is seeking to adopt new provisions into the Bremerton Municipal Code (BMC) to <br />support the program. The City Council received an overview of the program and the proposed BMC <br />changes at the March 28 Study Session and was supportive of the proposed new program and <br />bringing forward the amendments to the BMC. <br />The proposed new Chapter in the BMC implements Chapter 35.80 of the Revised Code of <br />Washington (RCW), which allows the City to intervene in order to correct, repair, or remove <br />structures that are unfit for occupancy due to dilapidation, disrepair, structural defects, etc. <br />Terry Fessner suggested that the Landlord License Program be updated to include a requirement <br />for property owners to list locations that have active garbage pickup service. President Younger <br />responded that the City Council hopes to revisit the Landlord License Program this year. <br />Jo Walter expressed concerns that the Court, not the City, would designate the receiver, which <br />would result in less affordable housing, since non -profits would be outbid in this competitive market; <br />and referred Council to a HUD Program called "First Look", which could help make affordable <br />housing a priority. Assistant City Attorney Kylie Purves clarified state law and emphasized that <br />legal would review any proposals to ensure compliance. <br />06:13:05 Motion was made by Sullivan and seconded by Daugs ...Comments and questions were <br />provided by Sullivan, Daugs, Hillman, Goodnow, and Huddy; with responses provided by Ms. <br />Spencer.. . <br />06:21:00 M/S/C/U (Sullivan/Daugs) Move to approve Ordinance No. 5346 creating BMC Chapter <br />6.12 titled "Unfit Dwellings, Buildings, Structures, and Premises" and amending BMC Sections <br />2.62.045 and 1.04.120 relating to dangerous and unfit structures. <br />