City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, July 12, 2021 at 6 p.m.

Emergency Ordinance C36077 - Improving the standards for the City’s efforts to help vulnerable and unhoused people during extreme environmental conditions; amending sections 18.05.010 and 18.05.020 of the Spokane Municipal Code; and declaring an emergency.

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

Emergency Ordinance C36078 - Imposing an immediate moratorium on the consideration of impact fee exemptions; setting a public hearing for August 16, 2021; establishing a work program; and declaring an emergency.

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

Resolution 2021-0054 - Requesting revisions to the current draft Downtown Plan for filing and consideration on Council’s Legislative Agenda.

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 Nay

Resolution 2021-0055 - Providing for the sale of surplus city property located at 1927 East Dalton and 2912 East Wabash.

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 2021-0056 - Resolution setting hearing before the City Council for August 16, 2021 for the vacation of Linton & West Streets between Clarke and Riverside in Peaceful Valley, as requested by Richard Palmer.

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 2021-0057 - City-County Joint Resolution authorizing the Airport Board to sell property identified as a portion of Spokane County Assessor Parcel 25295.9050, comprised of approximately 65.806 acres of land located generally at the south side of U.S. Highway 2, west of South Spotted Road in the City.

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 2021-0058 - City-County Joint Resolution in the matter of authorizing the Spokane Airport Board to execute an Addendum to the Purchase and Sale Agreement with West Plains Development, LLC for property located on a portion of Spokane County Assessor Tax Parcel No. 25295.9050,comprising of approximately 65.806 acres and 3.72 acres of land at Spokane International Airport.

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 2021-0059 - City-County Joint Resolution in the matter of authorizing the Spokane Airport Board to sell property located on a portion of Spokane County Assessor Parcel 25335.9056 and Spokane County Assessor Tax Parcel 25335.9009, comprising of approximately 1.07 acres of land at the Spokane International Airport.

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 2021-0061 - Strongly encouraging the City administration to apply to the Washington Department of Commerce for a Rapid Capital Housing Acquisition grant to assist in increasing the amount of badly needed housing in Spokane for people at risk of homelessness or experiencing homelessness.

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 C36070 - 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 (1) Transfer $315,000 in Engineering Services salary and benefit savings to other improvements. (A) $315,000 of the salary and benefit savings are from the following vacant positions: Clerk III; Engineering Tech III; Engineering Tech IV; Public Works Journey Level Inspector; and, Public Works Lead Inspector. Budget authority is transferred to the “other improvements” expense type solely for additional costs associated with the Engineering Field Office relocation and remodel project. (This action provides funds for additional costs associated with the Engineering Field Office relocation and remodel).

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 C36071 - 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 (1) Increase appropriation by $200,000. (A) $200,000 of the appropriation from the City’s Contingency Reserve is provided to the Engineering Services department solely for the purpose of emergency work related to the Clark Avenue landslide. (This action budgets funds for necessary operation expenses related to the emergency situation created by the Clark Ave Landslide).

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 C36072 - 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: WWTP Funds, Stormwater and Sewer Maintenance Funds FROM: Various Accounts, $185,851; TO: Various Accounts, same amount. (This action allows for reclassifying a vacant City Engineer position and creates two positions including an Education Coordinator and a Clerk II).

Council Member Representing Vote
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 C36073 - 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: Criminal Justice Assistance Fund (1) Increase appropriation by $72,000. (A) $72,000 of the appropriation from the Criminal Justice Assistance Fund unappropriated fund balance is transferred to the Probation Services department. General Fund (2) Increase appropriation by $72,000. (A) Approximately $61,500 of the appropriation transferred from the Criminal Justice Assistance Fund to the Probation Services department is provided solely for the purpose of creating one Probation Officer II position (from 0 to 1 position), funding salary and benefits. (B) The remaining $10,500 of the appropriation transferred from the

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 C36074 - 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: Community & Economic Development, Various accounts,$26,104; TO: Community & Economic Development, Contractual Services, same amount.(This action allows for funding the recruitment efforts of the Community and Economic Development Division Director).

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 Nay

Special Budget Ordinance C36075 - 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: Asset Management Capital Fund (A) Increase appropriation by $410,067. (B) Of the increased appropriation, $410,067 is provided from Asset Management Capital Fund unappropriated reserves, specifically from the proceeds of the sale of the Normandie Complex. Of this amount, $330,067 is intended for Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design, and $80,000 is intended for art/culture capital investments. Facilities Department anticipates utilizing an estimated $200,000 for the CPTED and security improvements planned at the City owned Intermodal Center. (This action makes CPTED improvements at the Intermodal Center).

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 C36076 - 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: Unappropriated Reserves, $500,000; TO: Operating Transfer Out-Code Enforcement, same amount. and Code Enforcement Fund FROM: Transfer from General Fund, $500,000; TO: Temporary/Seasonal, same amount. (This action funds temporary/seasonal staff to support litter control, downtown maintenance, unlawful encampment abatement, and graffiti abatement).

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Kate Burke District 1 Nay
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