TOWN OF CATHLAMET

May 18, 2015

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

CALL TO ORDER – Mayor Dale Jacobson

The regular council meeting for the Town of Cathlamet was called to order by Mayor Dale Jacobson at 7:00 p.m. Monday May 18, 2015.

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE –

ROLL CALL – Clerk/Treasurer Tina Schubert

Present: Mayor Jacobson, Council Members Hannah Booth-Watts, William Talbott, David Goodroe, and Andrew Lea. Wally Wright was absent but excused. Also present were Clerk/Treasurer Tina Schubert, Public Works Superintendent Duncan Cruickshank, Eagle Editor Rick Nelson, Town Attorney Heidi Heywood, Fire Chief Fred Johnson, Wahkiakum Co. Commissioner Mike Backman, Richard Swart, JP Rowan, Ryan and Minette Smith and members of the public.  

ADDITIONS, CORRECTIONS, DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA –

 CM David Goodroe asked to have a discussion on biosolids added to the agenda as 9 c. under New Business.

VOUCHER REVIEW COMMITTEE –

1.     Voucher Review Committee Report- Hannah Booth-Watts and William Talbott recommended approval of the vouchers.

2.     The Voucher Review Committee for the June 15, 2015 meeting will be David Goodroe and Andrew Lea. William Talbott will be the alternate.

CONSENT AGENDA –

Motion to approve the consent agenda including the Minutes of the April 20, 2015 Council Meeting, April 30, 2015 Special Meeting, Voucher warrants/EFT’s #60059- #60125 in the amount of $59,779.64, and Payroll warrants #40038- #E40055 in the amount of $33,844.50  was made by David Goodroe and seconded by Hannah Booth-Watts.  Motion carried 4 Yes, 0 No.

CITIZEN’S PARTICIPATION –

A citizen commented on a water break in their line which runs under the Elochoman Valley Rd. PW Superintendent Duncan Cruickshank responded that the town could not replace the line as it belongs to the homeowner. Co. Commissioner Mike Backman suggested that they attend the County Commissioner meeting the next day and look at options.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS –

a.     Motion to approve the Janitorial Services contract with Paula Cothren for the Town Hall and Library building facilities was made by Andrew Lea and seconded by Hannah Booth-Watts. Motion carried 4 Yes, 0 No.

b.     Motion to approve the Downhill Corral Longboard event special use application subject to approval by the Town Attorney of required insurance documents and procedures was made by David Goodroe and seconded by William Talbott.  Motion carried 4 Yes, 0 No.

NEW BUSINESS –

a.     Motion to approve the 2015 Net Pen Interlocal Agreement with WDFW was made by David Goodroe and seconded by Hannah Booth-Watts.  Motion carried 4 Yes, 0 No.  

b.     Motion to approve the Chamber of Commerce request to hold the 2015 Bald Eagle Fest and fireworks display was made by Hannah Booth-Watts and seconded by David Goodroe.  Motion carried 4 Yes, 0 No.

c.     There was a discussion led by Gray & Osborne engineer Ken Alexander on potential biosolids disposal methods.

RESOLUTIONS

a.     Motion to approve Resolution No. 331-15; a Resolution Initiating Vacation of a Portion of Beal St. was made by David Goodroe and seconded by Hannah Booth-Watts.  Motion carried 3 Yes, 0 No and 1 Abstention. CM Lea abstained from the vote.

b.     Motion to approve Resolution No. 332-15; a Resolution Establishing a New Fee Schedule for the Julia Butler Hansen Swimming Pool was made by David Goodroe and seconded by Hannah Booth-Watts.  Motion carried 4 Yes, 0 No.

ORDINANCES

a.     Town Attorney Heidi Heywood read Ordinance No. 574-15; an ordinance Vacating a Portion of Beal Street for the first reading. It was agreed that the Port District #2 must agree to a license agreement prior to the second reading of the ordinance.  There was no motion.

REPORTS –

Mayor Jacobson said that he had nothing to report at this time. CM Goodroe said he was expecting a decision from the PUD regarding the Puget Island Water System contract after the PUD Commissioners meeting to be held tomorrow (Tuesday). CM Lea read the PW report which is also available at Town Hall. CM Booth-Watts reported that the library is going to have a Lego building contest beginning with a practice session on May 19th. CM Talbott said that he had nothing to report. Fire Chief Johnson reported on Fire Dept. activities.

GENERAL DISCUSSION & ANNOUNCEMENTS –

CM Goodroe reported that the Tsuga Gallery will be having an art auction at the marina on Sat. May 23, 2015 and that there will be both a silent and a live auction.

ADJOURNMENT -

The Regular Council meeting adjourned at 8:40 p.m.

 

 

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Dale Jacobson, Mayor                                          Tina Schubert, Clerk/Treasurer