City Council Regular and Work Session Meeting - Agenda

Date: 
Mon., Mar. 20, 2017

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LOCATION REMINDER: Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center (EOTEC) 1705 E. Airport Rd – Hermiston, OR 97838

Council/City Manager Work Session - EOTEC Discussion with County Commissioners - 6:00PM

1. CALL MEETING TO ORDER– 7:00 pm

2. DECLARATION OF QUORUM

3. FLAG SALUTE

4. PROCLAMATIONS, PRESENTATIONS & RECOGNITIONS

  1. Recognition - Larry and Marjorie Davidson, Christmas Tree Donation.

5. CITIZEN INPUT ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS (Anyone wishing to bring anything before the council that is not on the agenda is asked to please do the following: 1. Limit discussion to not more than FIVE minutes; 2. State your name and address; 3. Direct your comments to the Mayor.)

6. CONSENT AGENDA               

  1. Minutes of the February 27th, regular City Council meeting.
  2. Minutes of the November 17th, 2016, and January 19th, Parks and Recreation Committee meeting.
  3. Minutes of the February 1st, Airport Advisory Board meeting.
  4. Minutes of the February 7th, Faith-Based Advisory Committee meeting.
  5. Recommendation of standing committee appointments for the unexpired portion of a:
    1. Remaining 3-year term beginning March 28th, 2017 and ending December 31st, 2019
      Budget Committee - position #2- Jason McAndrew, position #3- Joshua Roberts
      Recreation Projects Fund Advisory Committee- positions #2- Jody Frost
    2. 3-year term beginning April 1st, 2017 and ending March 31st, 2020
      Planning Commission - position #5-Kathryn Erz, position #6-Dean Fialka
  6. Announcement of standing committee vacancies for the unexpired portion of the remaining:
    1. 3-year term beginning 2017 and ending December 31st, 2019
      Budget Committee-         positions #1.
    2. 3-year term beginning 2017 and ending March 31st, 2020
      Planning Commission-    positions #4.
      (Deadline for submitting applications: OPEN UNTIL FILLED.)
  • Action – Motion to approve consent agenda items. Roll Call

7. ITEMS REMOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA

8. PUBLIC HEARINGS

9. RESOLUTIONS & ORDINANCES

  1. Ordinance No. 2243 – Consider an ordinance correcting certain bad cross-references, i.e. Links to non-existent sections of the Hermiston Code of Ordinances.
    • Action - Mayor requests first reading of the ordinance be read by title only and calls for a roll call.     Roll Call
    • Action - Mayor requests that the ordinance be put on for final adoption at this meeting and that the second reading be by title only and calls for a roll call. Roll Call
    • Action - Motion that ordinance No. 2243 be adopted and become effective 30 days after its adoption. Roll Call
  2. Ordinance No. 2244 – Consider an amendment to Section 111.13, entitled “EXEMPTIONS,” of Chapter 112 TRANSIENT ROOM TAX of the Code of Hermiston and declaring an emergency.
    • Action - Mayor requests first reading of the ordinance be read by title only and calls for a roll call.     Roll Call
    • Action - Mayor requests that the ordinance be put on for final adoption at this meeting and that the second reading be by title only and calls for a roll call. Roll Call
    • Action - Motion that ordinance No. 2244 be adopted and become effective immediately after its enactment. Roll Call
  3. Resolution No. 2055 - Consider approving updates to the Employee Handbook to comply with State Law.
    • Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record. Roll Call

10. OTHER

  1. Consider approval of long-term Leases between the Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center and the Umatilla County Fair and Farm-City Pro Rodeo.
    • Action- Motion to approve. Roll Call
    1. Staff Report
    2. Umatilla County Fair Lease
    3. Farm-City Pro Rodeo Mercantile Lease
    4. Farm-City Pro Rodeo Arena Lease
  2. Consider awarding G2 Construction the construction contract for the Harkenrider Center.
    • Action- Motion to approve. Roll Call
  3. Consider a request for a Cinco de Mayo beer garden in Butte Park.
    • Action- Roll Call

11. COMMITTEE REPORTS

  1. City Committees and Liaison: Airport Advisory, Budget, Hispanic Advisory, Library Board, Parks & Recreation, Planning Commission, Recreation Projects Fund, Faith-Based Advisory, Community Enhancement, Community Accountability, Conference Center, School Board, Public Safety, Public Infrastructure, Transit Planning, Festival Street Design, Rose Parade Float, EOTEC.
  2. Mayor’s Report –
  3. Council Report –
  4. Manager’s Report-
    1. Columbia Grange #867

12. ADJOURNMENT


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