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MAY 4 2011 <br /> DIGITAL RECORDING <br /> CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES <br /> Wednesday, April 20, 2011 <br /> The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, April <br /> 20, 2011, at 5 00 PM in Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT CENTER, 345 <br /> 6 th Street, Bremerton, Washington, with Council President Will Maupin presiding Council Members <br /> present were Nick Wofford, Carol Arends, Dianne Robinson, Greg Wheeler, Roy Runyon, Adam <br /> Brockus, Cecil McConnell, and Jim McDonald Also present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich, City <br /> Clerk Carol Etgen, and Council Assistant Christine Grenier <br /> A COUNCIL BRIEFING was then 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 Cecil McConnell followed by the invocation <br /> provided by Command Chaplain Brent Johnson of USS Nimitz (CVN68) <br /> MAYOR'S REPORT — Mayor Lent <br /> • Presented a Mayor's Appreciation Award to Caroline Stein Washington State Science and <br /> Engineering Fair, Ms. Stein provided an update on the very successful WSSEF event held April <br /> 1 -2, 2011, thanked Council Members Adam Brockus for being an exhibit judge and Council <br /> Members Nick Wofford, Roy Runyon, and Greg Wheeler for attending, and recognized students <br /> from Bremerton schools who participated <br /> • Proclaimed May 1 through 7, 2011 as "National Drinking Water Week" which was accepted by <br /> Kathleen Cahall Public Works & Utilities, Water Resources Division who encouraged citizens to <br /> visit the City's website www ci bremerton wa us for more information about Bremerton's drinking <br /> water, <br /> • Presented a Mayor's Appreciation Award to Patti Peterson Bremerton Foodline Executive <br /> Director, who discussed a new program to encourage people to grow their own food, <br /> • Attended a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new homeless shelter "Rescue Mission ", <br /> • Also attended the grand opening of the new Neighborhood Bar and Grill on Monday and <br /> encouraged people to visit and check out the menu, and <br /> • Wished Council Members and the community a Happy Easter, and announced that there will be <br /> an Easter Buffet at Gold Mountain Golf Course on Sunday, April 24 from 9 00 AM to 3 00 PM <br /> The cost is $24 95 for adults, $12 95 for children, and free for children under 6 years old People <br /> may contact (360) 415 -6895 for reservations <br /> PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br /> Joe Hudson discussed concerns about the project on 4 th Street and hoped that issues will be <br /> resolved for the proposed projects on Pacific Avenue, specifically communication about the project <br /> with the property owners, and thanked the City for working with him on his issues <br /> Jerry McDonald has invited hotel representatives to visit Bremerton on May 6 to see the progress of <br /> development and visit downtown museums and businesses, and discussed options that would make <br /> a weekend passenger ferry from Port Orchard viable <br /> CONSENT AGENDA <br /> A Check Numbers 342589 through 342720, and EFT -10784 through EFT -10809 in the amount of <br /> $1,694,501 35, Regular Payroll Payout for the pay period ending March 31, 2011 in the amount of <br /> $17,025 56, and Regular Payroll for the pay period ending April 15, 2011 in the amount of <br /> $721,12482 <br /> B Minutes of Meeting — April 6, 2011 <br /> C Minutes of Study Session — April 13, 2011 <br /> D Approval of Basic Life Support (BLS) Services Agreement with Handlers Racing Association <br />