City Council Meeting

Calendar Date:
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 7:00pm

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Vancouver City Council Meeting

April 3, 2017



5:00-5:30 p.m.     Clark County Commission on Aging Update

Report (PDF) | Handout (PDF) | Presentation (PDF)

Presenters: Marjorie Ledell, Commission Chair, Commissioner Chuck Frayer, & Commissioner Marian Anderson

5:30-6:00 p.m.     Executive Session re: Potential Litigation

Pledge of Allegiance                                                                                  
Call to Order & Roll Call
Approval of Minutes

March 20, 2017

March 27, 2017

Proclamation: Arbor Day 2017
Proclamation: Vancouver Fire Department 150th Anniversary
Citizen Communication (Items 1-3)

This is the place on the agenda where the public is invited to speak to Council regarding the items on tonight’s Consent Agenda. The person speaking is requested to complete a yellow, pre-printed card (provided at the counter in front of Council Chambers) with their name/address and agenda item to be addressed. They are also asked to sit at the table at the place marked “Citizen Testimony” and give their name and city of residence for the audio record.  Please notify the Council Assistant if you are unable to sit at the table to give your testimony and wish to have a wireless microphone provided to you. Citizens testifying are asked to limit testimony to three minutes.

Consent Agenda (Items 1-3)

The following items will be passed by a single motion to approve all listed actions and resolutions. There will be no discussion on these items unless requested by Council. If discussion is requested, the item will be moved from the Consent Agenda and considered separately – after the motion has been made and passed to approve the remaining items.

1. Bid Award for NE 21st Street Sewer Re-Alignment Project, per Bid #17-7

Action requested: Award a construction contract for the NE 21st Street Sewer Re-alignment project to the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, Tapani, Inc., of Battle Ground, WA, at their bid price of $313,188.20, which includes Washington State sales tax, and authorize the City Manager or designee to execute the same. (Sheryl Hale, Sewer Connection Incentive Program Manager, 487-7151)

Staff Report 033-17 (PDF)

2. Right-of-Way Franchise Agreement with Mobilitie LLC

AN ORDINANCE relating to management of the public rights-of-way, granting to Mobilitie, LLC, a Nevada limited liability company, a non-exclusive and revocable franchise to install, operate and maintain a telecommunications system in, on, over, upon, along, and across public rights-of-way of the City of Vancouver, Washington, prescribing certain rights, duties, terms and conditions with respect to such franchise; providing for setting an effective date and conditions.

Action requested: Approve the franchise ordinance on first reading, setting date of second reading and public hearing for Monday, May 15, 2017. (Michael Nigrey, Assistant City Attorney, 487-8500)

Staff Report 034-17 (PDF)

3. Approval of Claim Vouchers

(Copy available upon request)

Action requested: Approve Claim Vouchers for April 3, 2017.


A. From the Council

B. From the Mayor

C. From the City Manager



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