City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, February 22, 2021 at 6 p.m.

Ordinance C36008 - Relating to the creation of an Emergency Rental Assistance Fund; adopting a new section 7.08.154 to chapter 7.08 of the Spokane Municipal Code.

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea

Ordinance C36010 - Amending Ordinance C22392 vacating Cochran Street from a point 270 feet south of the south line of Sixteenth Avenue, City and County of Spokane, Washington (to release unnecessary easements that encumber property).

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea

Ordinance C36011 - Amending Ordinance C22393 vacating Cochran Street from a point 270 feet south of the south line of Sixteenth Avenue to the north line of Seventeenth Avenue AND of Seventeenth Avenue from the easterly right of way line of the Burlington Northern Inc. (formerly Spokane, Portland, & Seattle Railway) to the westerly right of way line of the Union Pacific Railroad (formerly the Oregon, Washington Railway & Navigation Co.), City and County of Spokane, Washington (to release unnecessary easements that encumber property).

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea

Resolution 2021-0015 - Resolution ratifying the Mayor’s February 18, 2021 Executive Declaration of Civil Emergency or Disaster related to the public emergency faced by the City from a hillside in the Peaceful Valley neighborhood which has become unstable.

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36006 - Amending Ordinance No. C35971 passed by the City Council December 14, 2020, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2021, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund FROM: Historic Preservation – Various Accounts, $63,664; TO: Historic Preservation Various Accounts, same amount. (This action allows for the reclassification of the vacant Planner I position to create the Historic Preservation Specialist position.)

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Nay
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36015 - Amending Ordinance No. C35971 passed by the City Council December 14, 2020, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2021, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2021, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Human Services Grants Fund FROM: ESG-CV Commerce, $3,191,727; TO: ESG-CV Commerce – Various Accounts, same amount.(This action provides funding to prevent, prepare for, and respond to the coronavirus pandemic among individuals and families who are homeless or receiving homeless assistance, and to support additional homeless assistance and homelessness prevention activities to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19).

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea