City Council Regular Meeting and Work Session - Agenda

Mon., Apr. 24, 2017

Download the Complete Agenda Packet here or individual items below. (PDF)

COUNCIL/CITY MANAGER WORK SESSION Court Presentation Festival Street Presentation 6:00PM





  1. Presentation- Lead Chaplain Terry Cummings, National Law Enforcement Appreciation week, May 14-20th.
  2. Presentation- Cinco de Mayo President Clara Beas-Fitzgerald, Cinco de Mayo Señoritas.

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 Chair.)


  1. Minutes of the April 10th, regular City Council meeting.
  2. Minutes of the April 18th, special City Council meeting.
  3. Minutes of the February 16th and March 9th, Parks and Recreation meeting.
  4. Minutes of the March 8th, Planning Commission meeting.
  5. Minutes of the March 21st, Hispanic Advisory Committee meeting.
  6. Liquor License Application- “Off-Premises Sales, New Outlet” at Hermiston Liquor Store located at 1565 N. 1st St., Suite 6.
  7. Replat- William & Mary Cole, S Hwy 395, 4N 28 24BA Tax Lots 303 & 304.
  8. Replat-, LLC, 1855, 1865, 1875 & 1985 NE North St, 4N 28 08CB Tax Lots 2100, 2101, 2200, and 2300.
  9.  Recommendation of standing committee appointment for the unexpired portion of the remaining:
    1. 3-year term beginning May 9th, 2017 and ending March 31st, 2020
      Planning Commission-    position #4- Moses Frederic
    2. 3-year term beginning May 9th, 2017 and ending December 31st, 2019
      Budget Committee-         position #1- John Douglass
  • Action – Motion to approve consent agenda items.              Roll Call



A. Consider an application from Eastern Oregon Development, LLC for the creation and application of a Neighborhood Commercial Overlay Zone.  The location of the proposed zone is on the north side of W Highland Ave and west of SW 11th St.  The proposed new zone will retain existing (C-2) outright and conditional uses per Hermiston Code of Ordinances 157.041 and include Mini Storage and Multi-family dwellings as conditional uses. 

  1. Declaration of potential conflict of interest
  2. Hearing Guidelines
  3. Open hearing
  4. Public testimony (people wishing to speak are asked to come to the microphone and state their  name and mailing addresses)
    1. Proponents
    2. Opponents
  5. Close hearing
  6. Findings of Fact
    • Action – Motion to Approve
  7. Decision
    • Action – Motion to Approve


  1. Ordinance No. 2245 – Consider an ordinance amending the Hermiston Zoning Ordinance to create a new neighborhood Commercial Overlay Zone and designating properties within the overlay zone.
    • 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. 2245 be adopted and become effective 30-days after adoption.            Roll Call
  2. Resolution No. 2057- A resolution to approve a bid from General Pacific, Inc. to supply new water meters through a sole-source purchase.
    • Action- Motion to approve and lay upon the record.       Roll Call


  1. Consider a recommendation from the Planning Commission to direct city staff to begin research and preparation of residential code amendments and initiate changes to the zoning ordinance to promote residential development.
    • Action – Motion to approve.         Roll Call
  2. Consider approving a recommendation from the Festival Street Committee on the final design of the festival street.
    • Action – Motion to approve.         Roll Call
  3. Consider a request to expand the Hermiston Enterprise Zone
    • Action- Motion to table further discussion until the May 8th City Council Meeting.       Roll Call
  4. Consider approving, the previously approved, but altered lease, with Eastern Oregon Trade and Event Center (EOTEC) and the Umatilla County Fair.
    • Action- Motion to approve.          Roll Call
  5. EOTEC Report
  6. Consider approval of the March Financial Report.
    • Action- Motion to approve.          Roll Call


  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-


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