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  AGENDA       
 
 
COUNCIL CHAMBERS September 9, 2019           5:30 P.M.
 
             
CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Cole
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Mayor Cole
 
INVOCATION: Councilmember Ronning
 
ROLL CALL: Councilmembers present on roll call were: Cromley, Yakawich, Neese, Ewalt, Joy, Friedel, Gibbs, Ronning, Clark, Brown
 
MINUTES: August 26, 2019
 
COURTESIES:
 
PROCLAMATIONS:
 
COUNCIL REPORTS:
 
ADMINISTRATOR REPORTS - CHRIS KUKULSKI
 
PUBLIC COMMENT on “NON-PUBLIC HEARING” Agenda Items: 1 and 2 ONLY. Speaker sign-in required. (Comments are limited to three (3) minutes. Please sign the roster at the cart located at the back of the 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.   Mayor Cole recommends that Council confirm the following appointments:
 
1.  
Name Board/Commission Term
Begins Ends
1 Pam Rogina Animal Control Board* 09/09/19 12/31/21
2 Scott Barber Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Comm* 09/09/19 12/31/21
3 No Applications Board of Appeals - Electrical Contr. 09/09/19 12/31/21
4 No Applications Board of Appeals - At Large 09/09/19 12/31/22
5 No Applications Board of Appeals - Engineer 09/09/19 12/31/22
6 No Applications Community Development - Lod Mod* 09/09/19 12/31/19
7 No Applications Community Development - Lod Mod 09/09/19 12/31/22
8 Tim Erickson Energy & Conservation Commission 09/09/19 09/09/23
9 Glenn Foy Energy & Conservation Commission 09/09/19 09/09/23
10 Randy Hafer Energy & Conservation Commission 09/09/19 09/09/23
11 Neil Kiner Energy & Conservation Commission 09/09/19 09/09/23
12 Jennifer Owen Energy & Conservation Commission 09/09/19 09/09/23
13 Deborah Singer Energy & Conservation Commission 09/09/19 09/09/23
14 Karen Stears Energy & Conservation Commission 09/09/19 09/09/23
15 No Applications Human Relations Commission* 09/09/19 12/31/20
16 No Applications Traffic Control Board 09/09/19 12/31/22
* 1 Unexpired term of Jeannette Vieg
* 2 Unexpired term of Andrew MacLeod
* 6 Unexpired term of Rebecca Bey
*15 Unexpired term of Lita Pepion
 
B.   Bid Awards:
 
1.   Medium Duty Conventional Cab Trash Truck. (Opened 8/27/19) Recommend Motor Power in the amount of $132,033.
 
C.   2019 Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Application, Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Yellowstone County, and award for City of Billings Police Department; $84,717.
 
D.   Billings Heights (PCCP) Water Transmission Main Pipeline Condition Assessment with PURE Technologies US, Inc.; $348,768.92.
 
E.   Right-of-Way Agreement and Bargain and Sale Deed, with the Montana Department of Transportation (MDT) to shift the access control line at Swords Park; $500.
 
F.   Professional Services Agreement for Synthetic Turf Field Installation at Amend Park; FieldTurf; $1,514,582.71.
 
G.   Update By-Laws for the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC).
 
H.   Confirmation of Probationary Police Officers - Elizabeth Chaffin, Jacob Grommes, Justin Prindle, and Lance Weber.
 
I.   Preliminary Subsequent Minor Plat of MK Subdivision, 2nd Filing, generally located at the northwest corner of the intersection of Grand Avenue and 54th Street West; Arrowhead Investments Corporation, owner; Stahly Engineering & Associates, agent.
 
J.   Bills for the week of:
 
1.   August 5, 2019
 
REGULAR AGENDA:
 
2.   RESOLUTION amending the boundaries of SILMD's 8, 9 and 10. Staff recommends approval. (Action: approval or disapproval of staff recommendation.)
 
3.   PUBLIC HEARING AND VARIANCE TO SITE DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE: a variance from BMCC, Section 6-1203(j), Off-Street Parking Requirements, allowing 26 fewer parking stalls for a fitness environment for service members and veterans with disabilities located at 1420 Broadwater Avenue. Blehm 2, LLC, owner. Staff recommends approval. (Action: approval or disapproval of staff recommendation.)
 
4.   PUBLIC HEARING AND RESOLUTION adopting annual Special Improvement Light Maintenance District assessments for FY20. Staff recommends approval. (Action: approval or disapproval of staff recommendation.)
 
5.   PUBLIC HEARING AND RESOLUTION setting General Obligation (GO) Debt and Public Safety (PS II) mill levy rates for FY20. Staff recommends approval. (Action: approval or disapproval of staff recommendation.)
 
6.   PUBLIC HEARING AND RESOLUTIONS spreading assessments on the following:
 
A.   Encroachments
 
B.   Park District 1
 
C.   Park Maintenance District
 
D.   Road Maintenance District 6
 
E.   SID 1406
 
F.   SID 2915

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 at the cart located at the back of the Council chambers or at the podium.)
 
COUNCIL INITIATIVES:
 
ADJOURN:
 
CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION* (pending litigation)

Note
  • In the event there is a Closed Executive Session at the end of a Council Meeting, the sole purpose is to discuss litigation strategy.  The other parties to the case(s) discussed are not public bodies or associations as described in Section 2-3-203(1) and (2), MCA. The meeting is closed, as allowed by Section 2-3-203(4)(a), MCA, “to discuss a strategy to be followed with respect to litigation when an open meeting would have a detrimental effect on the litigating position” of the City of Billings.
 
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