City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, December 15, 2014 at 6 p.m.

Emergency Budget Ordinance C35203 - amending Ordinance No. C35062 passed the City Council November 25, 2013, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2014, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Under Freeway Parking Fund FROM: Unappropriated Reserves, $260,000 and Construction of Fixed Assets, $100,000; TO: Transfer to Asset Management $360,000; and Parking Fund FROM: Unappropriated Reserves, $12,500 and TO: Transfer to Asset Management, same amount; and Asset Management Fund Capital FROM: Various Accounts, $672,500; TO: Various Accounts, same amount (This action completes the transfer of necessary funds to an expenditure fund for project construction related to the Division Street Gateway Project.) (Relates to Resolution 2014-0119)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Nay
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Emergency Budget Ordinance C35204 - amending Ordinance No. C35062 passed the City Council November 25, 2013, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2014, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: DECEMBER 24, 2014 OFFICIAL GAZETTE, SPOKANE, WA 1325 General Fund – Public Safety & Judicial Grants FROM: Various Accounts, $24,400; TO: Various Accounts, same amount. (This action will allow hiring officers in 2014 rather than 2015 as previously expected).

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Emergency Budget Ordinance C35206 - amending Ordinance No. C35062 passed the City Council November 25, 2013, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2014, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund FROM: General Fund – Nondepartmental, Realized Gain/Loss, $1,340,000; TO: General Fund, Transfer to Reserves, same amount. (This action recognizes realized investment gains and transfer to the General Fund Contingency Reserve.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Emergency Budget Ordinance C35210 - amending Ordinance No. C35062 passed the City Council November 25, 2013, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2014, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2014, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Hotel / Motel Fund FROM: Lodging Tax Revenue, $900,000; TO: Intergovernmental Payment, same amount (This action recognizes lodging tax revenue in excess of budget to be remitted to the Public Facilities District.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Nay
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Emergency Ordinance C35207 - providing for the issuance and sale of unlimited tax general obligation bonds of the City in the principal amount of not to exceed $64,300,000 to provide funds for the renovation of Riverfront Park Buildings, facilities and infrastructure, enhancing security and safety facilities, improving parking, lighting, heating and cooling systems, and improving other capital facilities of Riverfront Park and the Parks System; providing for the annual levy of taxes to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds, as authorized by a resolution of the Council and approved by the qualified electors of the City at a special election held on November 4, 2014; delegating authority to the designated representative to determine the final principal amount, interest rates, principal maturities and other terms of the bonds, and providing for the sale of such bonds under the conditions set forth herein, and declaring an emergency.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Nay
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Ordinance C35197 - relating to public defense standards, adopting a new chapter 3.10 to title 3 of the Spokane Municipal Code, consisting of sections 3.10.010 and 3.10.020.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Resolution 2014-0117 - providing for the sale of surplus property located at 845 South Sherman Street, in the City of Spokane.Purchase and sale agreement for the real property formerly known as Fire Station #6, located at 845 S. Sherman Street. The Martin Luther King Family Center has been a long time tenant of the facility and has agreed to purchase the property for $132,500 minus an applied credit for improvements made by the tenant over the life of the lease of $123,000. The Martin Luther King Family Center shall pay the difference, $9,500 plus closing costs for a total not to exceed of $15,000 to complete the transaction.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Resolution 2014-0118 - , regarding the school speed zone camera pilot program (at Finch Elementary and Longfellow Elementary and examines strategies to improve pedestrian safety at Stevens Elementary).

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Nay
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Resolution 2014-0119 - relating to an interfund loan from the Spokane Investment Pool to the Asset Management Fund of up to $300,000 of Limited Tax General Obligation Bonds, 2014 Series B.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Nay
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Resolution 2014-0120 - approving the Interfund Loan from the General Fund to various grants operations funds for a loan of up to $600,000 for on-going working capital purposes.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Amber Waldref District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea