City Council Legislative Meeting


Monday, September 26, 2022 at 6 p.m.

Ordinance C36260 - Vacating portions of Boy Scout Way and Gardner Avenue between Washington Street and Howard Street.

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

Ordinance C36271 - Relating to the permitted use of forfeiture funds; amending sections 8.19.030 and .040 of the Spokane Municipal Code.

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 Nay
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Resolution 2022-0083 - Approving the appointment of Tami Palmquist as the Director of Development Services Center.

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 2022-0084 - Approving the appointment of Luis Garcia as the Director of Parking Services and Code Enforcement.

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 2022-0085 - Approving the appointment of Jason Nechanicky as the Director of Contracts and Purchasing.

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 2022-0086 - Setting the Assessment Roll Hearing before City Council for December 5, 2022, for the Downtown Parking and Business Improvement Area (Business Improvement District – BID) and providing notice of the 2023 assessments to business and property owners.

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 2022-0087 - Setting the Assessment Roll Hearing before City Council for December 5, 2022, for the East Sprague Parking and Business Improvement Area (Business Improvement District – BID) and providing notice of the 2023 assessments to business and property owners.

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 2022-0089 - Committing the City of Spokane to work with the Washington State Legislature to pursue funding for a new Regional Law Enforcement Training Center.

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 C36193 - 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: Forfeitures & Contributions Fund 1) Increase appropriations by $175,000. A) Of the increased appropriations; $40,000 of the increase is to be used as confidential funds used for controlled purchases of illegal substances. B) $125,000 shall be used to fund a request for proposal to non-profit entities that provide at-risk youth services that will support prevention of drug use and drug crimes using peer support and leadership from individuals who have successfully exited criminal justice involvement. C) $10,000 for training. 2) The increased appropriation is funded from unappropriated reserves in the Forfeitures &

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 Nay
Zack Zappone District 3 Yea

Special Budget Ordinance C36234 - 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: Public Safety & Judicial Grant Fund 1) Increase the appropriation by $153,000. A. Of the increased appropriation, $150,000 is provided solely for upgrading and installing a new target turning system at the firing range. B. Of the increased appropriation, $3,000 is provided solely for additional training courses. C. The increased appropriation is funded from the balance in the Public Safety & Judicial Grant Fund unappropriated reserves portion of the state distribution to assist with one-time costs related to law enforcement and criminal justice related legislation. (This action arises from the need to update trai

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 C36278 - 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: Code Enforcement Fund 1) Decrease the appropriation for a Laborer I position by $18,750. 2) Add one Director of Code Enforcement & Parking Services position in the Code Enforcement department. This action increases the number of Director of Code Enforcement & Parking Services from 0 to 0.5. 3) Increase the appropriation for Director of Code Enforcement & Parking Services by $18,750. The appropriation provides budget authority for salary and benefits through the rest of the current fiscal year. (A) There is no change to the overall appropriation level in the Code Enforcement Fund. and Parking System Fund 1) Decr

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 C36279 - 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: Continuum of Care Fund 1) Increase revenue by $2,687,684. A) Of the increased revenue, $2,687,684 is provided to the City of Spokane for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 2) Increase appropriation by $2,687,684. A) Of the increased appropriation, $2,613,049 is provided solely for contractual services provided by subrecipients that will implement the coordinated community plan for the YHDP. B) Of the increased appropriation, $74,635 is provided solely for the City’s administration of the YHDP. (This action arises from the nee

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