City Council Regular Meeting - Agenda

Date: 
Mon., Sep. 11, 2017

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  1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER– 7:00 pm
  2. DECLARATION OF QUORUM
  3. FLAG SALUTE
  4. PROCLAMATIONS, PRESENTATIONS & RECOGNITIONS
  5. CITIZEN INPUT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS (Anyone wishing to bring anything before the council that is not on the agenda is asked to please do the following: 1. Limit discussion to not more than FIVE minutes; 2. State your name and address; 3. Direct your comments to the Chair.)
  6. CONSENT AGENDA               
    1. Announcement of standing committee vacancies for the unexpired portion of a:
      1. Remaining 3 year term beginning October 24th, 2017 and ending June 30th, 2020.
        Hispanic Advisory Committee- position #2
      2. 3-year term beginning November 1st, 2017 and ending October 31st, 2020.
        Airport Advisory Committee- position #1 and position #2
        Parks and Recreation Committee- position #6
        (Deadline to apply is September 28th, 2017 or open until filled)
    2. Recommendation of standing committee appointments for the unexpired portion of a:
      1. Remaining 3-year term beginning September 26th, 2017 and ending June 30th, 2020.
        Hispanic Advisory Committee- position #1- Mark Gomolski               
      2. Remaining 1-year term beginning September 26th, 2017 and ending June 30th, 2018.
        Library Board- position #3- Sandra Macias
      3. Remaining 4-year term beginning September 26th, 2017 and ending June 30th, 2021.
        Library Board- position #4- Nancy Brown
      4. Remaining 2-year term beginning September 26th, 2017 and ending June 30th, 2019.
        Library Board- position #5- Casey Hinkley
    3. Minutes of the August 28th, regular City Council meeting.
    4. Minutes of the May 24th, Library Board meeting.
    5. Minutes of the June 6th, Faith Based Advisory Committee meeting.
    6. Minutes of the June 14th, Airport Advisory Committee meeting.
      Action – Motion to approve consent agenda items. Roll Call
  7. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA
  8. PUBLIC HEARINGS
  9. RESOLUTIONS & ORDINANCES
    Staff Report for Res. No’s. 2067-2075 and Ord. No. 2248.
    1. Resolution No. 2067- A resolution to increase franchise fees for Cascade Natural Gas.
      Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record. Roll Call
    2. Resolution No. 2068- A resolution to increase franchise fees for Charter Communications/Falcon Community Cable.
      Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record. Roll Call
    3. Resolution No. 2069- A resolution to increase franchise fees for Eastern Oregon Telecom.
      Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record. Roll Call
    4. Resolution No. 2070- A resolution to increase franchise fees for EZ Wireless, LLC.
      Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record. Roll Call
    5. Resolution No. 2071- A resolution to increase franchise fees for Inland Development Corporation.
      Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record. Roll Call
    6. Resolution No. 2072- A resolution to increase franchise fees for Windwave Communications.
      Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record. Roll Call
    7. Resolution No. 2073- A resolution to increase franchise fees for M2 Machmedia, LLC.
      Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record. Roll Call
    8. Resolution No. 2074- A resolution amending the Hermiston Energy Services Manual by establishing a fee for the use of surplus revenue to reduce general property taxes pursuant to  ORS 225.270.
      Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record. Roll Call
    9. Resolution No. 2075- A resolution dedicating the revenues from the increases of the franchise fees to the Street Reserve Fund.
      Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record.Roll Call
    10. Ordinance No. 2248- Amending Ordinance No. 2111 granting a franchise to Umatilla Electric Cooperative by amending Section 8 to increase the franchise fee from 3% to 5% and increasing the payment in lieu of taxes from 1.5 % to 2% with an effective date of September 30, 2017.
      Action - Mayor requests first reading of the ordinance be read by title only and calls for a roll call.            Roll Call
      Action - Mayor requests that the ordinance be put on for final adoption at this meeting and that the second reading be by title only and calls for a roll call. Roll Call
      Action - Motion that ordinance No. 2248 be adopted and become effective on September 30th, after its adoption by the City Council. Roll Call
    11. Ordinance No. 2249- Amending “CHAPTER 115 TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE REGULATIONS” of the Code of Hermiston by repealing the current Chapter 115 and substituting a new “CHAPTER 115 CABLE AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES REGULATIONS” in its place.
      Action - Mayor requests first reading of the ordinance be read by title only and calls for a roll call.            Roll Call
      Action - Mayor requests that the ordinance be put on for final adoption at this meeting and that the second reading be by title only and calls for a roll call.   Roll Call
      Action - Motion that ordinance No. 2249 be adopted and become effective 30 days after its adoption by the City Council. Roll Call
  10. OTHER
    1. Consider approval of the Street Capital Improvement Plan (CIP).
      Action- Motion to approve. Roll Call
  11. COMMITTEE REPORTS
    1. City Committees and Liaison: Airport Advisory, Budget, Hispanic Advisory, Library Board, Parks & Recreation, Planning Commission, Recreation Projects Fund, Faith-Based Advisory, Community Enhancement, Community Accountability, Conference Center, School Board, Public Safety, Public Infrastructure, Transit Planning, Festival Street Design, EOTEC.
    2. Mayor’s Report –
    3. Council Report –
    4. Manager’s Report-
  12. ADJOURNMENT

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