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DIGITAL RECORDING <br />CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES I <br />Wednesday, July 18, 2018 <br />The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, <br />July 18, 2018, at 5:00 PM in Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT <br />CENTER, 345 6th Street, Bremerton, Washington, with Council Vice -President Richard Huddy <br />presiding. Council Members present were Michael Goodnow, Tony Hillman, Kevin Gorman, Leslie <br />Daugs, and Pat Sullivan. Council President Eric Younger was absent. Also present were City <br />Attorney Roger Lubovich; Legislative Assistant and Acting City Clerk Lori Smith; and Kevin Matthew, <br />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 led by Council Member Pat Sullivan followed by the invocation <br />provided by Pastor Eric Roberts of Discovery Fellowship. <br />FIREFIGHTER PROMOTION & SWEARING-IN CEREMONY <br />Fire Chief David Schmitt introduced new Firefighters Evan Markovich; Rickey Muttart; and Kurt <br />Van Ness; then Judge James Docter administered the Oath of Office. <br />Fire Chief David Schmitt congratulated Lieutenant Jeff Pritchard and Captain Ricardo Valdez <br />on their promotions; then Judge James Docter then administered the Oath of Office. <br />MAYOR'S REPORT— Mayor Wheeler... <br />• Shared statistics on the 5 -year trend for approved permits; and <br />• On behalf of Sarah Achaoui, Community Development Block Grant Administrator, <br />announced the Release of 2019 Request for CDBG Funding Proposal; and provided an <br />update on proactive code enforcement efforts. <br />PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br />Jane Rebelowski expressed her concerns about the unfairness of the Multi Family Tax Exemption <br />to tax payers; and hoped that the Sidewalk Abatement Program would move quickly. <br />Jack Stanfill distributed a letter, and summarized his request for the City to discuss his concerns <br />about the Ueland Tree Farm property, as well as Gorst and Chico Creeks with him directly. <br />Gwendolyn Atwood encouraged the City to ban fireworks. <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />6A — Claims & Check Register: Check Numbers 379819 through 380229 and EFT -V18659 <br />through EFT -V18761 in the amount of $5,119,670.16; Regular Payroll for the pay period <br />ending June 15, 2018 in the amount of $833,971.80; Regular Payroll (Supplemental) for the <br />pay period ending June 15, 2018 in the amount of $724.04; Regular Payroll (Pay -Outs and <br />Overtime) for the pay period ending June 30, 2018 in the amount of $33,100.36; Regular <br />Payroll & Retro Pay for Classification Study for the pay period ending June 30, 2018 in the <br />amount of $835,699.08; and Retiree Payroll for the pay period ending June 30, 2018 in the <br />amount of $52,614.13. <br />6B — Minutes of Meeting — June 20, 2018 <br />6C — Minutes of Special Meeting — June 25, 2018 <br />SD — Minutes of Study Session — July 11, 2018 <br />