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CITY COUNCIL VIRTUAL MEETING MINUTES <br />Wednesday, April 7, 2021 <br />A virtual meeting of the City Council of the City of Bremerton was called to order Wednesday, April <br />7, 2021, at 5:31 PM with Council President Kevin Gorman presiding. Council Members present were <br />Eric Younger, Mike Simpson, Michael Goodnow, Lori Wheat, Leslie Daugs, and Pat Sullivan. Also <br />present were City Attorney Roger Lubovich; City Clerk Angela Hoover; Legislative Office Manager <br />Lori Smith; and IT Manager Dave Sorensen. <br />President Gorman read a statement that to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the City Council <br />is conducting a virtual meeting, which is allowed per a waiver of the Open Public Meetings Act <br />approved by Governor Inslee, and that will remain in effect until the end of the pandemic; <br />It was also announced that Item 5C under General Business titled "Master Services and <br />Purchasing Agreement with Axon Enterprise, Inc. for Body Cameras and In -Car Recording <br />Equipment for the Police Department" will be rescheduled for further discussion at the next Study <br />Session on April 14.00 <br />MAYOR'S REPORT <br />• An update on 1 s' Quarter Permit Activity was provided, also noting the total revenue is <br />projected to be more than $10 million over last year's numbers; <br />• Interested citizens are encouraged to apply for serving on the newly established Complete <br />Streets Advisory Committee by visiting the City's website at www.bremertonwa.gov; and <br />• After attending a recent Kitsap Public Health Board meeting, he learned the new variant of <br />the Covid-19 virus is now in Kitsap County, <br />PUBLIC RECOGNITION <br />Dr. Karen Bolton requested an investigation into a recent incident as a potential hate crime. <br />Anna Mockler was pleased to see Public Recognition moved back to the beginning of the Agenda; <br />and agreed with Dr. Bolton's comments. <br />Kiaha Long hoped to see more diversity reflected in future Police Department hires; and that the <br />liability issue relating to the company that provides the body cameras needs to be addressed <br />before moving forward. <br />Erik Gonzalez, Executive Director of Urbanists Collective, discussed a proposal for a community <br />Mural &Arts Festival. Mayor Wheeler offered to be in touch, and said that he would first like to <br />see a presentation made to the Arts Commission. <br />CONSENT AGENDA <br />4A— Claims &Check Register: Check Numbers 393107 through 393331, and EFT-V32518 <br />through EFT-V32618 in the total amount of $2,876,270.53; Regular Payroll and Pay Outs <br />for pay period ending March 15, 2021 in the amount of $906,581.19; Regular Payroll for <br />pay period ending March 31, 2021 in the amount of $923,311,18; and Retiree Payroll for <br />pay period ending March 31, 2021 in the amount of $53,136.23 <br />4B — Minutes of Meeting — March 17, 2021 <br />4C — Minutes of Study Session — March 243 2021 <br />4D — Accept Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Transportation Grant; and Approve Local <br />Agency Agreement for the 6ch Street Preservation Phase III Project <br />4E — Sole Source Public Works Agreement with Seton Construction, Inc. for the 2A Street <br />Stormwater Treatment Project <br />