City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, July 26, 2021 at 6 p.m.

Emergency Ordinance C36082 - Amending the policy framework for the City’s homeless response system; amending section 18.05.030 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 C36091 - Clarifying the authority of certain officials to write civil infractions relating to their regulatory functions, amending sections 17D.060.070, 13.02.0206, 17F.080.040, 16A.07.010, 12.06A.020, 12.06A.030, 12.06A.040, 12.06A.050, 03.01A.253, 17F.040.160 and 10.24A.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 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Candace Mumm District 3 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea

Ordinance C36080 - Amending the City of Spokane’s Comprehensive Plan by repealing “Fast Forward Spokane Downtown Plan Update” passed on December 22, 2008; and adopting a new subarea plan, “Spokane Downtown Plan."

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

Resolution 2021-0062 - Adopting the City of Spokane Housing Action Plan as a guide for future housing planning, policy development and regulatory and programmatic implementation measures, and to increase housing options that are affordable and accessible for people and families of all incomes.

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 2021-0063 - Declaring Rebound a sole source provider to establish and implement a network-based system of medical service providers for management of the treatment of orthopedic injuries for current and retired employees. To help reduce injury-related costs, streamline the management of injury treatment and rehabilitation, and lead to the implementation of a sustainable and efficient health, fitness, and performance programming for the Spokane City Fire Department and authorizing a contract with Rebound for said services for a base two-year term with three optional renewals-$170,000 (excl. tax).

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 2021-0064 - Requesting the Spokane County Auditor to hold a special election on November 2, 2021, in conjunction with the scheduled general election to submit to the voters of the City of Spokane a proposition regarding an amendment to the Spokane City Charter relating to adoption of the Spokane Cleaner Energy Protection Act.

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 2021-0066 - Expressing support for Catholic Charities of Eastern Washington’s application for funding through the Washington Department of Commerce’s Rapid Capital Housing Acquisition grant program and pledging future approval of matching funds and contract support to assist in the grant application.

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 C36083 - 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: That in the budget of the Fire Grants Misc. Fund and the budget annexed thereto with reference to the Fire Grants Misc. Fund, the following changes be made: 1) Increase revenue by $82,995 a. Revenue increase due to awarded grant funding through FEMA Dept. of Homeland Security. 2) Increase appropriations by $82,995 a. Increase in appropriations to be used for the registration and travel costs of various training opportunities. (This action accepts grant funding to be used towards training and travel related costs).

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 C36085 - 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: Parking Fund FROM: Parking - Processing Fee, $16,630; TO: Parking – Clerk II, same amount. (This action funds a new Clerk II position in Parking Services to manage existing and future permit types).

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 C36086 - 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: Parking Fund FROM: Various accounts, $35,716; TO: Various accounts, same amount. (This action budgets for a new Parking Enforcement Specialist position).

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

Special Budget Ordinance C36087 - 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: Planning Services, various accounts, $190,000; TO: Planning Services Admin, Contractual Services, same amount. (This action funds consulting services and the Planning Director recruitment).

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