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CITY OF BILLINGS

CITY OF BILLINGS VISION STATEMENT:

“THE MAGIC CITY: A DIVERSE, WELCOMING COMMUNITY WHERE PEOPLE PROSPER AND BUSINESS SUCCEEDS.”


 AGENDA
COUNCIL CHAMBERS July 9, 2018               6:30 P.M.
 
             
CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Cole
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Mayor Cole
 
INVOCATION: Councilmember Yakawich
 
ROLL CALL: Councilmembers present on roll call were:

Cromley, Yakawich, Brewster, Ewalt, Joy, Friedel, Gibbs, Ronning, Clark, Brown
 
MINUTES: June 25, 2018 - Pending
 
COURTESIES:
 
PROCLAMATIONS:
 
ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS - BRUCE MCCANDLESS
 
PUBLIC COMMENT on “NON-PUBLIC HEARING” Agenda Items: 1 ONLY. Speaker sign-in required. (Comments are limited to one (1) minute for one item, or three (3) minutes for multiple items. Please sign the roster located on the cart at the back of Council chambers or at the podium. Comments on items listed as public hearing items will be heard ONLY during the designated public hearing time for each respective item. For items not on this agenda, public comment will be taken at the end of the agenda.)
 
1.   CONSENT AGENDA -- Separations:
 
A.   Bid Awards:
 
1.   Airport Terminal Water Chiller Replacement. (Opened 6/26/18) Recommend Plumb MT, Inc; $206,000.
 
2.   W.O. 18-06, EBURD 10th Avenue North to 13th Avenue North (sanitary sewer, storm drain, street improvements and the construction of streetlights). (Opened 6/26/18) Recommend Knife River-Billings; $4,924,041.10.
 
3.   W.O. 18-28, City-County Drain at Jackson Street - Culvert Replacement. (Opened 7/3/18) Recommendation in July 6, 2018 Friday packet.
 
B.   Approval of Billings Community Cable Corporation (Community 7) five-year agreement.
 
C.   Approval of amended interlocal agreement adding the City of Havre to the Montana Firefighters Testing Consortium.
 
D.   Acceptance of donation to the Billings Fire Department from Fire Suppression Systems for children's fire helmets; $1,000.
 
E.   Acceptance of donation to Billings Fire Department from David Trost and St. John's Lutheran Ministries, Inc. for seven BBQ grills; valued up to $3,000.
 
F.   Declaring surplus property and authorizing the sale of twenty (20) Unication Alpha Legend Plus pagers to the Bozeman Fire Department for the sum of $1,900.
 
G.   Resolutions authorizing the issuance of the EBURD project bonds through a negotiated sale and setting the parameters.
 
H.   Resolution declaring an emergency and authorizing payment to stabilize the slope and remove rocks from Mountain View Boulevard.
 
I.   Second/Final Reading Ordinance for Zone Change 966: a zone change from the EBURD-Industrial Sanctuary (EBURD-IS) zone to the EBURD-Central Works (EBURD-CW) zone on a 5.64 acre parcel of land, generally located at 1st Avenue North and North 15th Street. Kairos Center LLC, owner; Martin Connell, agent. Zoning Commission recommends approval and adoption of the findings of the 10 criteria.
 
J.   Second/Final Reading Ordinance for Zone Change 967: a zone change from Residential Multi-Family (RMF) to Community Commercial (CC) on a 1.72 acre parcel of land, generally located at the intersection of Lake Elmo Drive and Josephine Drive. Orville Kurtz, owner; David Goodridge, agent. Zoning Commission recommends approval and adoption of the findings of the 10 criteria.
 
K.   Bills and Payroll:
 
1.   June 22, 2018
 
REGULAR AGENDA:
 
2.   PUBLIC HEARING AND RESOLUTION approving and adopting the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Policy. Staff recommends approval. (Action: approval or disapproval of staff recommendation.)
 
3.   PUBLIC HEARING AND FIRST READING ORDINANCE amending Billings, Montana City Code (BMCC) Section 2-211, Calling to Order. Staff recommends approval. (Action: approval or disapproval of staff recommendation.)
 
PUBLIC COMMENT on “NON-AGENDA ITEMS”. Speaker Sign-in required. (Restricted to ONLY items not on this printed agenda. Comments are limited to 3 minutes. Please sign the roster located on the cart at the back of Council chambers or at the podium.)
 
COUNCIL INITIATIVES:
 
ADJOURN:
 
Additional information on any of these items is available in the City Clerk’s Office.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to attend this meeting. Please notify Denise R. Bohlman, City Clerk, at 657-8210.

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