City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, September 12, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Emergency Ordinance C36276 - Imposing an immediate moratorium regarding building permit applications for residential structures in the Latah/Hangman and Grandview/Thorpe Neighborhoods, setting a public hearing, and declaring an emergency.

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

Ordinance C36262 - Amending the Spokane Fair Elections Code to reduce redundancies and duplication with state law; amending sections 01.07.005, 01.07.030, and 01.07.070; and repealing sections 01.07.080 and 01.07.100 of the Spokane Municipal Code.

Council Member Representing Vote
Breean Beggs City Council President Yea
Jonathan Bingle District 1 Nay
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 2022-0080 - Joint City-County Resolution adopting the revised Felts Field Airport Layout Plan and delegating authority to the Spokane Airport Board to approve and adopt future pen and ink changes to the Airport Layout Plans.

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 2022-0081 - Approving settlement with Plaintiff Michael Novak for $275,000. Mr. Novak is one of three plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the City arising from a January 7, 2019 officer-involved shooting.

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 C36263 - 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 appropriation by $400,000. A) Of the increased appropriation, $400,000 is provided solely as a transfer-out to the Fire/EMS fund for the commission of a fire facilities study. and Fire/EMS Fund 1) Increase revenue by $500,000. A) $400,000 of the increased revenue is a transfer-in from Real Estate Excise Tax First Quarter Percent. B) $100,000 of the increased revenue is a transfer-in from the General Fund. 2) Increase appropriation by $500,000. C) Of the increased appropriation, $500,000 is to be used solely for the commission of a fire facilities study. (This action ar

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 C36265 - 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: Golf Fund 1) Increase appropriation by $120,000. 2) Of the increased appropriation, $80,000 is provided solely for fuel and operating supplies. 3) Of the increased appropriation, $40,000 is provided solely for capital. (A) This is an increase to the overall appropriation level in the Golf Fund. (This action arises from the inflationary cost increases in supplies, fuel, and capital expenditures.)

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 C36266 - 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 appropriation by $250,000. 2) Of the increased appropriation, $250,000 is provided solely for election services in the Non-departmental department and shall be funded from Unappropriated General Fund Balance. (A) This is an increase to the overall appropriation level in the General Fund. (This action arises from the City Council’s request to run an election this year.)

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 C36268 - 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: Fleet Services Fund 1) Increase the appropriation for vehicles in the Fleet Services Equipment Replacement department by $360,808 which shall be funded from unappropriated fund balance. (A) This is an increase to the overall appropriation level in the Fleet Services Fund. (This action arises from the need to purchase specified-conforming Flusher trucks.)

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 C36269 - 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) Decrease the appropriation for a Principal Planner position in the Planning Services department by $50,000. 2) Decrease the appropriation for Assistant Planner II positions in the Planning Services department by $95,000. 3) Decrease the appropriation for an Assistant Planner I position in the Planning Services department by $25,000. 4) Increase the appropriation for contractual services by $170,000. (A) There is no change to the overall appropriation level in the General Fund. (This action arises from Comprehensive Plan and development code changes resulting from the pilot zoning ordinance [C3623

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