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DIGITAL RECORDING tJ GIL <br />CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES 111-1118 <br />Wednesday, October 17, 2018 <br />The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, <br />October 17, 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 (arrived 5:53 PM), Michael Goodnow, Tony <br />Hillman, Kevin Gorman, Leslie Daugs, and Pat Sullivan. Also present were City Attorney Roger <br />Lubovich; City Clerk Angela Woods; Legislative Assistant Christine Grenier; and IT Systems <br />Administrator Hans Nilsson. <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 Bishop Roger Hennigan of Apostolic Life Tabernacle. <br />POLICE PROMOTION & SWEARING-IN CEREMONY <br />Chief James Burchett introduced the candidates who were being promoted and emphasized that <br />this will be an exciting time for the Police Department. Judge James Docter then administered the <br />Oath of Office to Corporal Bryan C. Hall; Corporal Jacob Switzer; Sergeant Jeffrey Schaefer; <br />Lieutenant Kevin M. Crane; and Lieutenant Aaron D. W. Elton. <br />MAYOR'S REPORT— Mayor Wheeler... <br />• Reported that the Shipyard may receive long-term funding starting in 2020 for building and <br />drydock improvements, which could substantially increase the Navy's workforce; and <br />• Presented a Proclamation that honored recipients of the Congressional Medal of Honor on <br />behalf of the Bataan Death March survivors, which was accepted by Thelmah Sevilla; Mary <br />Sevilla; Nolette Serra; and Jim Strunk. <br />PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br />Thelmah Sevilla, on behalf of the Filipino Recognition & Education Project, was honored to receive <br />the Proclamation from the City of Bremerton; read a statement that outlined the series of events <br />leading up to the Bataan Death March; and shared that a Proclamation was also received from <br />Governor Jay Inslee and the Congressional Medal of Honor. <br />Nolette Sara expressed pride in her father's strength, was thankful for the opportunity for her family <br />to prosper, and are committed to military service. <br />Mary Sevilla also recalled her father's service, commented on how well protected Washington State <br />is with all of the military bases, and emphasized that this recognition was long deserved. <br />Jeffrey Kundinger announced the opening of Rock Bizarre Gallery at 702 Lebo Boulevard which <br />will feature art and jewelry. <br />Shari Rose read a poem that offered suggestions to end homelessness; and asked Council to allow <br />people to live in vehicles and to find ways to collect garbage from the homeless population. <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />6A — Claims & Check Register: Check Numbers 381302 through 381537 and EFT -V19011 <br />through EFT -V19074 in the amount of $2,242,829.04; Regular Payroll for the pay period <br />ending September 30, 2018 in the amount of $804,325.53; and Regular Retro Payroll for the <br />pay period from September 1, 2017 through August 31, 2018 in the amount of $1,659.49 <br />