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DIGITAL RECORDING ft <br />UOUN&I <br />CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES ARGO <br />Wednesday, November 7, 2018 <br />The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, <br />November 7, 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, Leslie <br />Daugs, and Pat Sullivan. Council Member Kevin Gorman was absent. Also present were City Attorney <br />Roger Lubovich; City Clerk Angela Woods; Legislative Office Manager Lori Smith; and Information <br />Services Manager Kevin Matthew. <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 Reverend Clint Collins of First Christian Church of Bremerton. <br />POLICE PROMOTION & SWEARING-IN CEREMONY <br />Chief James Burchett introduced the candidates who were being promoted; then Judge James <br />Docter administered the Oath of Office to Corporal Michael Nelson; Sergeant Dahle "Duke" <br />Roessel; Sergeant Todd Byers; and Captain Randy Plumb. <br />MAYOR'S REPORT— Mayor Wheeler... <br />• Reported on Proactive Code Enforcement efforts; and <br />• Shared a list of grants that will be applied toward improving Kitsap Lake and Kitsap Lake Park. <br />PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br />David Schmitt appreciated the opportunity to serve as the Fire Chief for the City of Bremerton for 18 <br />months, read from a prepared list of accomplishments from over that short time, and that it would be <br />his honor to continue to lead his Department, and a privilege to continue serving the community. <br />Rob Ashmore, on behalf of the Firefighters Union, reinforced all of the positive aspects he believed <br />former Chief Schmitt brought to the City Bremerton, and asked the City Council for their help in <br />requesting that Mayor Wheeler reconsider, and rehire him. <br />Roy Runyon expressed his support for former Fire Chief David Schmitt. <br />Amanda Gardner shared some community work she has been doing in support of bringing Charter <br />Schools to Bremerton. <br />Jerry McDonald expressed his concern that nothing has been done yet to implement the <br />recommendations of the last Parking Study. <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />6A — Claims & Check Register: Check Numbers 381538 through 381815, and EFT -V19075 through <br />EFT -V19141 in the amount of $2,947,175.34; Regular Payroll for the pay period ending <br />October 15, 2018 in the amount of $843,646.59; Regular Payroll for the pay period ending <br />October 31, 2018 in the amount of $896,585.60; and Retiree Payroll for the pay period ending <br />October 31, 2018 in the amount of $51,888.75 <br />613 — Minutes of Meeting — October 17, 2018 <br />6C — Minutes of Study Session — October 24, 2018 <br />