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CITY COUNCIL VIRTUAL MEETING MINUTES <br />Wednesday, September 2, 2020 <br />A virtual meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, <br />September 2, 2020, at 5:30 PM with Council President Eric Younger presiding. Council Members <br />present were Mike Simpson, Michael Goodnow, Lori Wheat, Kevin Gorman, Leslie Daugs, and Pat <br />Sullivan. Also present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich; City Clerk Angela Hoover; Legislative <br />Office Manager Lori Smith; and Dave Sorensen, Information Services Manager. <br />President Younger read a statement that per an amending proclamation issued by Governor Inslee <br />extending the "Stay Home — Stay Healthy" order, the City Council will conduct Council Meetings <br />virtually through the month of September. <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />2A — Claims & Check Register: Check Numbers 390434 through 390690, and EFT421569 <br />through EFT421627 in the amount of $1,806,224.28; Regular Payroll for the pay period <br />ending August 15, 2020 in the amount of $854,893.35; and Retiree Payroll for the pay <br />period ending August 31, 2020 in the amount of $52,121.34 <br />2B — Minutes of Meeting —August 19, 2020 <br />2C — Minutes of Study Session — August 26, 2020 <br />There were no questions or comments from the public... <br />5:33 M/S/C/U (Sullivan/Simpson) Move to approve the CONSENT AGENDA as presented. <br />MAYOR'S REPORT —Mayor Wheeler... <br />• Summarized highlights of the Bremerton CARES Business Rental Relief Grants program; <br />• Was pleased that permit revenue remains strong despite COVID-19, establishing that the <br />total revenue from approved permits and current pending permits to -date is $16512151484; <br />• Noted that the Bremerton School District started classes online today, but emphasized that <br />the free lunch program is still available to students; <br />• Shared that as a member of the Kitsap County Health Board, he has requested that St. <br />Michael's communicate with the Board on what it is doing to help fight the pandemic; and <br />• Hoped Council and the community are safe and enjoying this great late summer weather. <br />PUBLIC RECOGNITION —There were no questions or comments from the public tonight... <br />COUNCIL MEMBER REPORTS <br />Leslie Daugs mentioned that students will be attending school remotely, but drivers still need to be <br />aware that children and parents may be picking up their breakfast or lunch in designated locations; <br />provided a summary of the recent Racial Equity Advisory Committee (REAC) meeting, noting that <br />interviews are expected to be completed by mid -September; and lastly wished everyone a great <br />Labor Day weekend. <br />Kevin Gorman also wished everyone a happy Labor Day weekend. <br />Lori Wheat hoped that people can enjoy the nice weather in safe and constructive ways; added <br />that her family has spent a lot of time tackling invasive weeds and gardening projects this summer; <br />wished everyone a Happy Labor Day; and hoped that everyone is keeping safe and staying well. <br />Michael Goodnow wished everyone a great Labor Day weekend. <br />