City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, November 15, 2021 at 6 p.m.

Ordinance C36132 - Reducing fees for construction of accessory dwelling units; amending sections 8.02.031, 8.02.066, 13.04.2042, and 13.03.0732 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

Resolution 2021-0095 - Regarding an update to Appendix “A” of the Public Rule for the City of Spokane Riverside Park Water Reclamation Facility & Industrial Pretreatment Program & Lab Analysis Fees.

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 C36133 - 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: Solid Waste Fund (1) Increase appropriation by $1,875,330. (A) The increase in appropriation is from the Solid Waste Fund’s Unappropriated Reserves. (B) Of the increased appropriation, $1,061,284 is provided solely for machinery and equipment. (C) Of the increased appropriation, $814,046 is provided solely for repair and maintenance supplies. (This action allows for ordering essential parts with long lead times, in November 2021, in preparation for the planned 2022 spring outage at the Waste to Energy Plant).

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 C36134 - 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: Public Safety & Judicial Grant Fund 1) Increase revenue by $833,433 a. Revenue increase due to awarded grant funding through Spokane County toward the Spokane Regional Mental Health Field Response Team program grant 2) Increase appropriations by $833,433 a. Increase in appropriations to be used towards funding 6 full-time SPD employees assigned to the Behavioral Health Unit. i. One Sergeant who will oversee the Unit ii. One Mental Health Coordinator iii. Four Police Officers (This action allows acceptance of grant funding for six SPD employees assigned to the Behavior Health Unit).

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 C36135 - 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: Public Safety & Judicial Grant Fund 1) Increase revenue by $69,341 a. $69,341 of the increased revenue in the Police department is a distribution from the state to assist with one-time costs related to law enforcement and criminal justice related legislation enacted between January 1, 2020, and June 30, 2021 2) Increase appropriations by $69,341 a. Increase in appropriations will be used to procure safety equipment for the Spokane Police Hostage Negotiation Team. (This action allows for procuring additional safety equipment and tools to adhere to new state legislation).

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 C36136 - 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) Decrease the appropriation for Assistant Prosecutor in Legal by $28,000. (2) Increase the appropriation for the Interpreter Costs in Legal by $28,000. (3) There is no change to the appropriation level in the General Fund. (This action allows for covering increased interpreter costs in 2021).

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