City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, December 16, 2019 at 6 p.m.

Ordinance C35836 - Granting a non-exclusive franchise to use the public right of way to provide noncable telecommunication service to the public to Noel Communications, Inc., subject to certain conditions and duties as further provided (in the ordinance). (First Reading held on November 11, 2019, Agenda)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Ordinance C35857 - Adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2020, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2020, declaring a public emergency, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage under Section 16(D) of the City Charter as necessary for the immediate support of the public health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of Spokane.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Nay
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Ordinance C35862 - Relating to the Salary Review Commission; amending SMC Sections 2.05.020, 2.05.030, 2.05.040, and 2.05.050.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Ordinance C35863 - Relating to arterial streets; changing Section 12.08.040 of the Spokane Municipal Code.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Ordinance C35864 - Relating to the Pretreatment requirements; amending SMC Section 13.03A.0204 of the Spokane Municipal Code; and setting an effective date.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Resolution 2019-0113 - Approving claim of Adriano Eva settled through mediation—$100,000.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Nay
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Nay
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Resolution 2019-0116 - Setting hearing before City Council for January 27, 2020, for the vacation of Riverside Avenue between the west line of Grant Street and the west line of lot 10 of the Plat of Railroad addition, as requested by City of Spokane staff.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Resolution 2019-0117 - Setting hearing before City Council for January 27, 2020, for the vacation of the east 37.5 feet of Thor Street between the north line of Garnet Avenue and the south line of the plat of JJ Hill Estates, as requested by Dat Nguyen.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Resolution 2019-0118 - Setting hearing before City Council for January 27, 2020, for the vacation of the alley between 14th Avenue and vacated Woodland Boulevard, from the west line of Lindeke Street to the west line Lot 2, Block 1 of the plat of Woodland Addition, as requested by a petition representing 100% of the abutting property owners.

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C35871 - Amending Ordinance No. C35703 passed by the City Council December 10, 2018, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2019, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Transportation Benefit District Fund FROM: Undesignated Reserves, $1,700,000; TO: Various Accounts, same amount. (This action allows funding for projects coming in over engineer’s estimates and budgeting shortfalls.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C35872 - Amending Ordinance No. C35703 passed by the City Council December 10, 2018, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2019, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Code Enforcement Fund FROM: IF Other General Government Services, $75,000; TO: Various Accounts, same amount. (This action budgets for the increase in cleanup costs related to illegal camping.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Nay
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C35873 - Amending Ordinance No. C35703 passed by the City Council December 10, 2018, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2019, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Solid Waste Fund FROM: Undesignated Reserves, $500,000; TO: Various Accounts, same. (This action budgets for the increase in Solid Waste complaints and cleanup costs related to illegal encampments.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Nay
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C35874 - Amending Ordinance No. C35703 passed by the City Council December 10, 2018, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2019, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Police Fund – Academy FROM: Sale of Recycling Materials, $14,130; TO: Various Accounts, same amount. (This action budgets for ordering and purchasing police equipment and supplies.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Nay
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C35875 - Amending Ordinance No. C35703 passed by the City Council December 10, 2018, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2019, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund FROM: Undesignated Reserves, $73,000; TO: Operating Transfer to Intermodal Fund, same amount. and Intermodal Fund FROM: General Fund, $73,000 and Space/Facility Lease, $77,000; TO: Building Repairs/Maintenance, $150,000. (This action budgets for costs arising from increased maintenance and security costs at the Intermodal Facility.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C35876 - Amending Ordinance No. C35703 passed by the City Council December 10, 2018, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2019, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Hotel Motel Tax Fund FROM: IG Payment from Fed/State/Local, $400,000; TO: Hotel Motel Transient Tax, same amount. (This action allows for intergovernmental payments to the Public Facilities District for payments received from Hotel Motel Tax.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Nay
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C35877 - Amending Ordinance No. C35703 passed by the City Council December 10, 2018, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2019, making appropriations to the various funds, departments and programs of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2019, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund FROM: Unappropriated Reserves, $208,311; TO: Operating Transfers out to Asset Management Fund-Capital, same amount; and FROM: Asset Management Fund – Capital Contractual Services, $208,311; TO: Asset Management Capital – Operating Transfer in from General Fund, same amount. (This action appropriates additional funds to support the new Spokane Arts $375,000 multi-year contract.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Ben Stuckart City Council President Yea
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Mike Fagan District 1 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea