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DIGITAL RECORDING COUNCL <br /> CITY COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES PROM <br /> Wednesday, April 4, 2012 APR 18 2012 <br /> The weekly meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, April 4, <br /> 2012, at 5 00 PM in Council Conference Room 603 of the NORM DICKS GOVERNMENT CENTER, 345 6th <br /> Street, Bremerton, Washington, with Council President Jim McDonald presiding Council Members <br /> present were Nick Wofford, Eric Younger, Carol Arends, Faye Flemister, Greg Wheeler, Roy Runyon, <br /> Adam Brockus, and Leslie Daugs Also present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich and Legislative <br /> Assistant Lori Smith Interim City Clerk Shannon Corm was absent <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 Leslie Daugs followed by the invocation <br /> provided by Elder Michele Babbs of Emmanuel Apostolic Church <br /> MAYOR'S REPORT Mayor Patty Lent <br /> • Welcomed Spring to Bremerton and commented on the cherry blossom trees in bloom, <br /> • Announced that 4 Street will be closed from April 12 to 19 but will be open in time for the Armed <br /> Forces Day Parade, <br /> • Proclaimed April 13, 2012 as "Jazz Day" in honor of National Jazz Appreciation Month and <br /> presented the proclamation to Eugenie Jones <br /> • Announced that Kitsap County residents may drop off old tires during the Waste Tire Roundup from <br /> April 1 to 8 at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds or from April 14 to 22 at the Olympic View Industrial <br /> Park The event is free and will be held on weekdays from 9 00 AM to 1 00 PM and weekends 8 00 <br /> AM to 2 00 PM, <br /> • Announced that a Furniture Roundup will be held on Sunday, June 10, <br /> • Encouraged residents to participate in the Re -Power Bremerton Program and the Mayor Lent <br /> Conservation Challenge by pledging at www mywaterpledge com through April 30, <br /> • Proclaimed April 11, 2012 as "Arbor Day Celebration" and presented the proclamation to Cynthia <br /> Engelgau from the City's Parks & Recreation Department Ms. Enqelqau invited the public to <br /> attend the Arbor Day Celebration beginning at 10 30 AM on Wednesday <br /> • Invited Darrin Branch Residential Recycling Manager of Waste Management to discuss the <br /> delivery of 17,000 new carts beginning Monday of next week and will done by the end of April, <br /> • Was pleased to accept the 2012 Futurewise Livable Communities Award for Local Government <br /> Excellence on behalf of the City of Bremerton's Downtown Redevelopment, <br /> • Reported that the Lions Park redevelopment project was recognized in a National magazine, <br /> • Introduced Sara Meagher Farmers Market Board President, and Julie Zander Farmer Market <br /> Manager, to provide a report on last year's market success and to show a preview of upcoming <br /> events at this year's market that will include a "Meet & Greet" with City Council Members at the <br /> Grand Opening on May 3 at 4 00 PM at Evergreen Rotary Park, <br /> • Commended the Bremerton High School Golf Team for their incredible season, and <br /> • Invited Mike Walton YMCA Community Marketing Director, to provide an update on several <br /> upcoming events at the Kitsap Family YMCA, including Healthy Kids Day on Saturday, April 28 from <br /> 12 00 to 3.00 PM He also announced that military families with id may now participate in programs <br /> and use facilities for free on the last Sunday of each month <br /> PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br /> Robert Parker reported the recent "cash mob" event was a huge success that benefited a local small <br /> business, was pleased to see that Kitsap County is following the City's lead on zoning for methadone <br /> treatment facilities, and reported on last night's Charleston Historical District meeting <br />