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CITY COUNCIL VIRTUAL MEETING MINUTES <br />Wednesday, February 17, 2021 <br />A virtual meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, <br />February 17, 2021, at 5:30 PM with Council President Kevin Gorman presiding. Council Members <br />present were Eric Younger, Mike Simpson, Michael Goodnow, Lori Wheat, Leslie Daugs, and Pat <br />Sullivan. Also present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich; City Clerk Angela Hoover; Legislative <br />Office Manager Lori Smith; and Information Services Manager Dave Sorensen. <br />President Gorman read a statement that per an amending proclamation issued by Governor Inslee <br />extending the "Stay Home — Stay Healthy" order to help reduce the spread of COVID49, the <br />Council Meetings are allowed to be conducted virtually until the order is rescinded; and announced <br />that an item has been added to tonight's Agenda under Item 2A... <br />At 5:32 PM, President Gorman then announced that a 30-Minute Executive Session would be <br />held to discuss "Potential Litigation" as allowed under RCW 42.30. 1 10(l)(i), and that action was <br />anticipated... <br />At 6:30 PM, following extensions of 15-minutes, <br />called the meeting back to order... <br />10-minutes, and 5-minutes, President Gorman <br />2A — 30-MINUTE EXECUTIVE SESSION TO DISCUSS POTENTIAL LITIGATION AS <br />ALLOWED UNDER RCW. 42.30.110 (1) (i): City Attorney Roger Lubovich summarized that a <br />discussion to determine whether or not there were conditions creating a vacancy on the City <br />Council. The action before City Council is to 1) reach consensus that those conditions have <br />been met and declare a vacancy for District 6; or 2) reach consensus and accept the absence of <br />the District 6 Council Member and to not declare a vacancy. <br />6:31 Motion (to acknowledge that Council Position for District Number 6 is vacant) was read into <br />the record by City Attorney Roger Lubovich; which was so moved by Daugs; and seconded by <br />Goodnow... <br />Comments from the public were provided by Deborah McDaniel... <br />With no further comments from the public, discussion was open to the Council... Comments were <br />provided by Wheat, Daugs, Younger, and Sullivan... <br />6:47 M/S/C (Daugs/Goodnow) Move to acknowledge that Council Position for District Number 6 <br />is vacant pursuant to the City Charter due to the absence of Mike Simpson from the City for more <br />than 30 days without the consent of Council. <br />Voted in Favor of Motion: Daugs, Wheat, Goodnow, Gorman <br />Voted Opposed to Motion: Sullivan, Simpson, Younger <br />Motion carried: 4-Yes; 3-No <br />President Gorman then asked Council Member Simpson to leave; and established that the <br />Council would next discuss his reconfirmation... <br />6:49 MAIN MOTION MIS (Younger/Sullivan) Move to approve the appointment of Mike Simpson <br />to City Council District Position No. 6. <br />Comments from the public were provided by Anna Mockler, Kiaha Lon_g, and Deborah <br />McDaniel.. . <br />