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DIGITAL RECORDING <br />CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES <br />Wednesday, August 15, 2018 <br />The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, August <br />15, 2018, at 5:00 PM in Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT CENTER, 345 <br />6 t Street, Bremerton, Washington, with Council President Eric Younger presiding. Council Members <br />present were Richard Huddy, Michael Goodnow, Tony Hillman, Kevin Gorman, Leslie Daugs, and Pat <br />Sullivan. Also present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich; City Clerk Angela Woods; Legislative <br />Assistant Lori Smith; and Kevin Matthew, 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 Art Speight of Cornerstone Christian Fellowship. <br />SWEARING-IN CEREMONY FOR POLICE CHIEF JAMES BURCHETT <br />Judge James Docter administered the Oath of Office to James Burchett. <br />MAYOR'S REPORT— Mayor Wheeler... <br />• Provided a brief overview of the upcoming process for the 2019 Budget; <br />• Assured the Council that Park Avenue will reopen, but there would be discussions in the future on <br />the possibility of reclosing it for a pedestrian center; <br />• Brought forward Fire Chief David Schmitt to show a promotional video on "Safe Kids USA", a <br />free community event to be held on Saturday, August 18 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Fire Station <br />No. 2 with food, entertainment, and car seat safety. <br />PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br />Gwendolyn Atwood reiterated her concerns about the noise from the Fourth of July fireworks, and <br />encouraged the City of Bremerton to consider a full ban of fireworks in the City. <br />Jerry McDonald provided an update on the activities of the USS Turner Joy & Museum. <br />Kenni Tubbs, Committee Member of the Brain Injury Alliance of Washington, described the lifelong <br />challenges faced by persons who suffer from brain injuries, and encouraged Bremerton Community <br />Leaders to participate in the "2018 Walk, Run, & Roll for Thought" event scheduled on Saturday, <br />September 8, 2018 with check-in at Noon, followed by the Walk beginning at 1:00 PM at Lions Park. <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />6A — Claims & Check Register: Check Numbers 380416 through 380646 and EFT -V18807 through <br />EFT -V18857 in the amount of $2,397,804.99; and Regular Payroll for the pay period ending <br />July 31, 2018 in the amount of $855,355.84 <br />6113 — Minutes of Meeting — August 1, 2018 <br />6C — Minutes of Study Session — August 8, 2018 <br />6D— Purchase of nine (9) Ford Police Interceptors from Columbia Ford of Longview, WA; with <br />Safety Equipment Installation; and related Budget Adjustment <br />6E— Temporary Construction Easement with Austin Family Properties LLC for Bucky's Auto Repair <br />Driveway Construction (Highway Safety Improvements Phase 2 Project) <br />6F — Stormwater Financial Assistance Program Grant with the Washington State Department of <br />Ecology for the E. 11 th Street Stormwater Treatment Retrofit Design <br />