City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, May 2, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Ordinance C36186 - Relating to traffic control device visibility and vegetation control along roadways amending Chapter 12.02, Article 1 and Chapter 12.02, Article 5 of Title 12 Spokane Municipal Code.

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Resolution 2022-0038 - Requesting that the City of Spokane take advantage of state funding opportunities related to housing and homelessness.

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Resolution 2022-0039 - Adopting the City of Spokane Transit-Oriented Development Framework Study as a guide for planning integrated transit-oriented development and multi-modal access by identifying recommendations for aligning policies, regulations, and investments in public infrastructure.

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Resolution 2022-0040 - Appointing Nick Antush as Public Defender.

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Resolution 2022-0041 - Appointing Loren Searl as Water & Hydro Services Director.

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Resolution 2022-0045 - Regarding the purchase of property for a Municipal Justice Center, urging the Mayor and Administration to promptly begin negotiations for the purchase of the property at 3900 E. Sprague Avenue.

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Nay
Michael Cathcart District 1 Nay
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36196 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Water-Wastewater Fund 1) Increase the appropriation by $250,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $250,000 is provided solely for the purchase of new electric vehicles for the Water Department. B) The appropriation increase is funded from Water-Wastewater Fund Water Department unappropriated reserves. (This action arises from the need to purchase up to six all-electric vehicles for use by the Water Department).

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Nay
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36197 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund 1) Increase the revenue in the Public Defender by $6,250. A) Of the increased revenue, $6,250 is from a transfer in from the Public Safety Personnel and Crime Reduction Fund. 2) Increase the appropriation in the Public Defender by $6,250. A) Of the increased appropriation, $6,250 is provided solely for contractual services. (This action arises from the need to provide budget authority for Public Defender contractual service needs).

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36198 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: Real Estate Excise Tax Fund 1) Increase the appropriation by $2,389,500. A) Of the increased appropriation, $1,200,000 is provided solely for a transfer out to the Communications Building Maintenance and Operations Fund. B) Of the increased appropriation, $695,000 is provided solely for a transfer out to the Emergency Medical Services Fund. C) Of the increased appropriation, $424,500 is provided solely for a transfer out to the Management Information Services Fund. D) Of the increased appropriation, $70,000 is provided solely for a transfer out to the General Fund, Police Department. E) The appropriation increase

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36199 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: General Fund 1) Delete one classified Treasury Manager position (from 1 to 0) and decrease the associated appropriation for salary and benefits in the Finance, Treasury and Administration department. 2) Add one exempt Deputy Treasurer position (from 0 to 1) and increase the associated appropriation for salary and benefits in the Finance, Treasury and Administration department. A) There is no change to the overall appropriation level in the General Fund. (This action arises from the need to create a Deputy Treasurer position).

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36200 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: American Rescue Plan Fund 1) Increase appropriation by $2,500,000, funded from the city’s direct allocation of the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund of the American Rescue Plan Act. A) Of the increased appropriation, $2,500,000 is provided for the purpose of providing additional funding for local childcare initiatives. (This action arises from the need to provide additional appropriation authority for funding childcare assistance).

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36201 - Amending Ordinance No. C36161 passed by the City Council December 13, 2021, and entitled, "An Ordinance adopting the Annual Budget of the City of Spokane for 2022, making appropriations to the various funds of the City of Spokane government for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2022, and providing it shall take effect immediately upon passage," and declaring an emergency and appropriating funds in: American Rescue Plan Act Fund 1) Increase operating transfer -out by $6,081,869 A) Of the increased appropriation, $2,374,000 is to be transferred to the Police Property Acquisition fund for the procurement and commissioning of the following police vehicles: i.) Up to 25 Ford K8 Electric Hybrid models, ii.) Up to 5 Ford Mach-E or equivalent models, iii.) Up to 3 Ford Lightening or equivalent models; and iv.) Up to 2 Chevrolet Diesel Tahoe or equivalent diesel models. B) Of the increase appropriation, $3,707,869 is to be transferred to the Fire Property Capital Acquisition fund for the procurement and outfitting o

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Yea
Michael Cathcart District 1 Yea
Betsy Wilkerson District 2 Yea
Lori Kinnear District 2 Yea
Karen Stratton District 3 Yea
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea