March 10, 2014
GLENDALE CITY COUNCIL
MINUTES
GLENDALE CITY COUNCIL
MINUTES
March 10, 2014
Glendale City Hall
124 Third Street

The meeting was called to order at 6:00 PM by Mayor Jim Standard. Councilor Boal led the pledge of allegiance.

ROLL CALL:
Present: Audina Jephson, Bill Boal, Polly Eells, Jim Standard, Adam Jones, Karen Mehl, and George McNew
Staff: Don Arnpriester, Ned Dausel, and Sina Streeter


SHERIFF’S REPORT:
Officer Bean reported to Council there were 121 calls for service in our community. There has been an increase in criminal cases. There was further discussion about continued theft incidents around town. The Neighborhood Watch was discussed and the future of this group. Officer Bean suggested getting in contact with Andrea Zielinski who is with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office as she was a resource for Neighborhood Watch.

CONSENT AGENDA:
Councilor McNew moved to approve the consent agenda as presented and was seconded by Councilor Boal. The favorable vote was unanimous.

AGENDA REQUEST:
Janet Pickett was representing CCVCA and talked about the July 4th activities for this summer. She inquired about the water slide in the park and if the City supported its continued use. Public Works Lead Arnpriester responded the water slide did not cause any major damage but it did affect the grass in the play area. Ms. Pickett offered to reimburse the City for the grass seed. Ms. Pickett also asked for Pacific Ave. to be closed in the area where booths and activities were taking place for safety precautions. She also stated their liability insurance covered the street closure as well.

Councilor Eells motioned to allow CCVCA water for the July 4th Celebration with Councilor McNew seconding and the vote passed unanimously.

There were two Planning Commission applications received at the time of the City Council Meeting. David Allen and Jacob Brady applied for these seats. Councilor Jones motioned to approve both applications with Councilor Boal seconding and the vote was carried.

Ordinance 01-2014 was presented. This ordinance: AMENDS ORDINANCE 90.03 SECTION (B) ALLOWING CHICKENS WITHIN CITY LIMITS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
Councilor Boal motioned to accept Ordinance 01-2014 as presented with Councilor McNew seconded with the vote passed with a 5-2 margin. Councilors Jephson and Eells were in opposition.

Ordinance 02-2014 was presented. The ordinance: AMENDS COMMERICAL C-ZONE AND INDUSTRIAL I-ZONE AND THEIR CONDITIONAL USES FOR WITHIN THE CITY OF GLENDALE ZONING AND LAND DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY

Councilor Eells motioned to accept Ordinance 02-2014 as presented with Councilor McNew seconding and the vote passed with a 6-1 margin. Councilor Boal was in opposition.

Resolution 01-14 was presented. The resolution: AUTHORIZING GLENDALE CITY COUNCIL TO APPROVE BUSINESS LICENSING

Councilor McNew motioned to approve Resolution 01-14 as presented with Councilor Eells seconding and the vote passed unanimously.


PUBLIC WORKS REPORT:
The Public Works Superintendent, Ned Dausel, updated City Council on various matters. The first being the Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade Celebration was on track to take place on March 17 at the City Council Chamber with a long list of guests, all of whom have assisted the City of Glendale in acquiring funding for the 4.6M project.

Mr. Dausel presented to City Council the procedure for ditch entry safety that the City of Glendale Public Works Dept was going to incorporate into their procedures when working in these types of conditions.

Councilor Eells discussed the need for a Community Calendar because of the various meetings happening within the community and there wasn’t a central point of information. Councilor Eells also discussed having attended the CART meeting and inquired about the dimensions of the playground area at the park.

Recorder Streeter presented a contract from CCD for grant administration for the Wastewater Treatment Upgrade project. Councilor Boal motioned to accept the contract from CCD and Councilor McNew seconded with the vote passing unanimously.

Recorder Streeter presented the contracts (2) for the Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade and asked for Council’s approval to send to Mountainspring for review. Councilor Jones motioned to have the two contracts for the above mentioned project be sent to Mr. Mountainspring for review with Councilor Eells seconding and the vote passed unanimously.



PLANNING COMMISSION UPDATE
Caroline Lydon noted their next meeting was March 17th at 7PM and with the two new applicants and their one member resigning would leave the Planning Commission with four members so they will continue looking for another person to serve.

RECORDER’S REPORT
Recorder Streeter informed Council that there was more detailed information about the Oregon Medical Marijuana Dispensary Program if anyone was interested in obtaining a copy. She also updated Council on the status of filling the Utility Billing Clerk position and hoped to be moving forward within the month.

The meeting was adjourned by consensus at 7:13 PM.



Submitted by:
Sina Streeter
City Recorder