City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, January 12, 2015 at 6 p.m.

Emergency Budget Ordinance C35221 - Amending Ordinance No. C35185 passed the City Council November 24, 2014, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2015, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Water Fund FROM: Interfund Accounting Services, $78,000; TO: Inventory Control Specialist (from 0 to 1), same amount. (This action reflects that effective December 22, 2014, a new classification was created for the Water & Hydro electrical Department.)

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 Ordinance C35219 - The City Council of the City of Spokane, Washington, providing for the issuance and sale of Limited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds, 2015, of the City in the principal amount of not to exceed $52,000,000, for the purpose of refunding certain outstanding bonds of the City; providing for the redemption of the outstanding bonds to be refunded; providing for the annual levy of taxes to pay the principal of and interest on the bonds; authorizing preliminary and final official statements; authorizing an escrow agreement; and delegating authority to the designated representative to determine the manner of sale of the bonds, approve the number of series, tax status of each series, and other terms of the 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 Yea
Jon Snyder District 2 Yea
Mike Allen District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Ordinance C35121 - Vacating the north 30 feet of Rosewood Avenue 225 feet East from the East line of Helena Street to the West line of Pittsburg Street in the Southwest Quarter of Section 28, T26N, R43E, W.M., Spokane Washington (hereinafter “Rosewood Avenue”) from owners having an interest in real estate abutting the above right-of-way.

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

Ordinance C35148 - Relating to the Code of Ethics; adopting a new Chapter 1.04A to Title 1 of the Spokane Municipal Code and repealing Title 1.04 of Title 1 of the Spokane Municipal Code.

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

Ordinance C35211 - Amending the Land Use Plan Map of the City’s Comprehensive Plan from “Residential 4-10” to “Centers & Corridors Core” for property located within the boundaries of the Hamilton Form Based Code Subarea Plan; and amending the Zoning Map to Context Areas CA1, CA1, CA3, and CA4 Form Based Code Zoning Categories within the boundaries of the Hamilton Form Based Code Subarea Plan, which generally includes a six-block area along Hamilton Street bounded by the alley between Augusta Avenue and Nora Avenue on the North and Desmet Avenue on the South, all as set forth in Comprehensive Plan Land Use Plan Map Amendment File No. Z1400055COMP.

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

Ordinance C35212 - Relating to the Hamilton Form Based Code Subarea Plan; adopting a new chapter 17C.123 Form Based Code Zones to Title 17C Land Use Standards of the Spokane Municipal Code; amending SMC 17C.200.010, 17C.200.040 and 17C.200.050, relating to Landscaping & Screening; amending SMC 17C.230.100, 17C.230.120, 17C.230.130, 17C.230.140, 17C.230.145, and 17C.230.200, relating to Parking & Loading; and amending SMC 17A.020.010, SMC 17A.020.020, 17A.020.030, 17A.020.050, 17A.020.060, 17A.020.070, 17A.020.090, 17A.020.150, 17A.020.160 and 17A.020.220, relating to Definitions.

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

Ordinance C35215 - Relating to qualifications for the Planning and Development Services Director; amending SMC section 3.01A.365 of the Spokane Municipal Code.

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 Nay
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Ordinance C35216 - Relating to vehicle impoundment and declaring an area within East Central as an area within which vehicles are subject to impoundment if used to patronize a prostitute and related offenses; amending SMC Section 10.06.037 of the Spokane Municipal Code.

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

Ordinance C35217 - Relating to animal control and amending SMC sections 10.03.020, 10.03.033, 10.03.035, and 10.03.050, and adopting a new chapter 10.24A to title 10 of the Spokane Municipal Code.

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

Ordinance C35218 - Amending SMC section 10.10.025 regarding vehicular interference.

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 C35220 - (did not approve) the vacation of Pearl Street from North line of Sharp Avenue to South line of Sinto Avenue; Pearl Street from North line of Sinto Avenue to South line of alley between Sinto Avenue and Mission Avenue requested by Vincent Dressel and Harlan Douglass.

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

Resolution 2015-0005 - Approving the appointments to the City Council standing committees, inter-governmental boards and other boards and committees.

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 2015-0008 - Adopting an update to the current City of Spokane's Commute Trip Reduction Plan.

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 2015-0009 - Approving the Volunteers of America of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho funding application to the City of Spokane for its 2nd Avenue Housing Project, for an award of up to $1,200,000 by the City of Spokane’s Community, Housing and Human Services Board and Affordable Housing Committee, and authorizing CHHS staff to issue letters of commitment to Volunteers of America and negotiate terms.

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