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Aug. 26 Salem City Council minutes

Aug. 26 Salem City Council minutes

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The minutes from the City Council's meeting when access and tax incentives for the Riverfront Apartments were discussed.
The minutes from the City Council's meeting when access and tax incentives for the Riverfront Apartments were discussed.

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This Final Action Agenda/Minutes is supplemented by electronic recordings of the meeting, which may be reviewed upon request

to the City Recorder. City Council meetings from January 6, 2003 forward can be viewed on-line at http://www.cctvsalem.org/streaming.php under “Salem City Council.” Staff reports, resolutions, ordinances and other documents related to this meeting are available at http://www.cityofsalem.net/MeetingAgendas/default.aspx at the corresponding agenda date. Adobe Acrobat reader is required to open these pdf files. If you do not have it, you can download it for free from http://www.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html.

DRAFT

WORK SESSION: 5:30 p.m. – Library Anderson Rooms Boise Site Development Update

FINAL ACTION AGENDA/MINUTES SALEM CITY COUNCIL CITY OF SALEM, OREGON August 26, 2013 Immediately Following Special Urban Renewal Agency Meeting 1. OPENING EXERCISES: Call to Order: 6:45 p.m. Roll Call: Present: Mayor Peterson and Councilors Bennett, Tesler (via telecommunications equipment), Nanke, Clausen, Dickey, Thomas, Bednarz, and Clem.
(Includes call to order, roll call, pledge of allegiance, announcements, approval of additions and deletions to the agenda, proclamations, ceremonial presentations, and Council comment)

1.1

APPROVAL OF ADDITIONS AND DELETIONS TO THE AGENDA: Motion: Move for approval of the Additions/Deletions/Revisions to the agenda, as well as moving Agenda Item 5 (a) before Agenda Item 4 – Public Hearings. Councilor Bennett Councilor Thomas

Motion by: Seconded by: Action:

Approved the Additions/Deletions/Revisions to the agenda; Agenda Item 5 (a) will be addressed prior to Agenda Item 4 – Public Hearings.

Vote: Aye: Unanimous Nay: Abstentions:
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1.2

COUNCIL COMMENT: None.

2.

PUBLIC COMMENT:

(Comment on agenda items other than public hearings and deliberations)

Appearances by: Mark Shipman, Saalfeld Griggs, 250 Church Street SE, Suite 300 Questions or Comments by: Councilors Nanke and Dickey.

Agenda Item: 5 (a)

3.

CONSENT CALENDAR:
requiring Council action)

(Includes approval of minutes, adoption of routine resolutions, and items of business

Motion:

Move for approval of the Consent Calendar. Councilor Bennett Councilor Bednarz

Motion by: Seconded by:

Action: Approved the Consent Calendar. Vote: Aye: Unanimous Nay: Abstentions:

3.1 (a)

MINUTES: August 12, 2013 Action: Approved.

3.2 (a)

RESOLUTIONS: Correction of an Error in FY 2013-14 Land Use Fees and Charges (CD)

Resolution No. 2013-57 Correcting an Error in Resolution No. 2013-36, Setting Fees and Charges for the Planning Division of the Community Development Department and the Public Works Department Action: Adopted Resolution No. 2013-57.

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(b)

Street Name Change for Learning Lane NE – Ward 6 – Councilor Thomas – ELNA (CD) Resolution No. 2013-58 Initiating a Street Name Change for Learning Lane NE Action: Adopted Resolution No. 2013-58.

(c)

IT Manager Classification Change to IT Director, Increase in Authorized Position for City Manager’s Office, and Adoption of Budget Resolution 2013-59 (HR) Resolution No. 2013-59 Authorizing a Transfer of Appropriation to be Expended for the Purpose of Adding a Project Manager Position in the City Manager's Department Budget Action: (1) Authorized the City Manager to change the classification of the IT Division Manager to IT Director (utilizing the previous approved IT Director annual salary range of $82,892 - $114,791); (2) Authorized the addition of a Project Manager (Strategic Initiatives Manager) in the City Manager’s Office and adopt ed Resolution No. 2013-59, transferring $107,700 from General Fund Contingencies to the General Fund, City Manager Department’s operating budget to provide additional appropriation authority for the new position.

3.3 (a)

ACTION ITEMS: Intergovernmental Agreement between the City of Salem and the Oregon Commission for the Blind (CM) Action: Authorized the City Manager to execute the Intergovernmental Agreement, attached to the staff report, with the Oregon Commission for the Blind so that the Oregon Commission for the Blind may provide vending facilities at 555 Liberty Street SE, Room 100, Salem, Oregon.

(b)

Intergovernmental Agreement for the Transfer of Urban Search and Rescue Equipment (FD) Action: Authorized the City Manager to sign the Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between the City of Salem and the State of Oregon for the transfer of Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) equipment.

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(c)

Intergovernmental Agreement between the Drug Enforcement Administration and the City of Salem for Narcotics Task Force Operations (PD) Action: Authorized the City Manager to execute the IGA between the United States Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration and City of Salem, attached to the staff report, for the operation of a narcotics task force in FY 2013/2014.

(d)

Airport Electrical Improvement Project – Ward 2 – Councilor Tesler – SEMCA (UD) Action: Authorized the expenditure of an additional $291,467 (for a total of $3,291,467) to complete the Airfield Electrical Improvement Project.

(e)

Approval to Apply for EPA Community-Wide Brownfields Assessment Grant (UD) Action: Authorized the City Manager to apply for and accept up to $400,000 in U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Assessment grant funding to support the sale, reuse, and redevelopment of both privately and publically owned sites city-wide.

Note: Agenda Item 5 (a) was addressed prior to Agenda Item 4; see page 9.

4.

PUBLIC HEARINGS: (a)

(Includes deliberations, and deliberations from hearings held over from previous meetings)

Continuation: Parking Management Vision and the Parking Task Force Recommendations – Ward 1 – Councilor Bennett – CANDO (UD) Persons Testifying: Support: Oppose: Tim Cowan, 3160 Dogwood Drive S Britta Franz, 3220 Crestview Drive S Neutral: William Dalton, 6619 Huntington Avenue SE Organizations: Support: Ryan Allbritton, Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, 1110 Commercial Street Sam Brentano, Marion County Commissioner Oppose: Neutral: Evidence Received From: None. Support: Oppose: Neutral:

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Questions or Comments by: Councilors Dickey, Clausen, Clem, Bednarz, Dickey, Nanke, and Mayor Peterson. Motion: Move to adopt staff recommendation that City Council (1) adopt a Parking Management Vision that is: (a) Tailored to Central Salem’s business and customer parking needs; (b) Pays for itself; (c) Enhances Central Salem’s business area viability; (2) adopt all Parking Task Force recommendations; (a) Annual review of all parking fees and fines; (b) Establish consistent on-street parking; (c) Install 10hour meters in the Municipal Lot (State Street between Liberty/High); (d) Evaluate Residential Permit District Program; (e) Expansion of Capitol Mall Paid Parking District; (f) Use Riverfront-Downtown Urban Renewal funds for capital improvements to maintain the parking garages in “good condition” for a period up to three years (FY 13/14-15/16) to allow time to implement a financially sustainable onstreet parking system within the Salem Downtown Parking District. At the time of implementation of paid on-street parking, eliminate the Salem Downtown Parking District and Tax. Conduct an annual analysis of the financial condition of the downtown parking area through the budget process; and (3) direct staff to proceed with planning and preparation to determine the feasibility of paid on street parking in the Central Salem area and report back to City Council by the end of January 2014. Councilor Bennett Councilor Dickey

Motion by: Seconded by:

Questions or Comments by: Councilor Bennett and Mayor Peterson. Action: The City Council will (1) adopt a Parking Management Vision that is: (a) Tailored to Central Salem’s business and customer parking needs; (b) Pays for itself; (c) Enhances Central Salem’s business area viability; (2) adopt all Parking Task Force recommendations; (a) Annual review of all parking fees and fines; (b) Establish consistent on-street parking; (c) Install 10-hour meters in the Municipal Lot (State Street between Liberty/High); (d) Evaluate Residential Permit District Program; (e) Expansion of Capitol Mall Paid Parking District; (f) Use Riverfront-Downtown Urban Renewal funds for capital improvements to maintain the parking garages in “good condition” for a period up to three years (FY 13/14-15/16) to allow time to implement a financially sustainable on-street parking system within the Salem Downtown Parking District. At the time of implementation of paid on-street parking, eliminate the Salem Downtown Parking District and Tax. Conduct an annual analysis of the financial condition of the downtown parking area through the budget process; and (3) directed staff to proceed with planning and preparation to determine the feasibility of paid on street parking in the Central Salem area and report back to City Council by the end of January 2014.
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Vote: Aye: Unanimous Nay: Abstentions:

(b)

Proposed Vehicular, Pedestrian, and Alternate Fire Access to The Residences at Riverfront Park – Ward 1 – Councilor Bennett – CANDO (PW) Persons Testifying: Support: Jan Bayless, PO Box 7391, Salem Doug Doty, 143 Liberty Street NE, Apt 6 Jody Rowelll, 565 Leffelle Street S Jennifer Martin, 1665 Liberty Street NE Dan Dorn, PO Box 3577, Salem Brent DeHart, Ward 7 Chane Griggs, 260 Washington Street S Britta Franz, 3220 Crestview Drive S Oppose: Sharon Brunkal, 845 Glen Creek Road NW Richard Reid, 3242 Bluff Avenue SE Betsy Belshaw, Ward 8 Glen Seidler, 275 Judson Street S Roger Banks, 4640 Brush College Road NW Wallace Reed, Ward 2 Carol Snyder, Ward 7 Elaine Sanchez, 2725 Prominent Court S Hazel Patton, 1363 Court Street NE David Walker, 7736 Sunnyside Road SE Ron Cooper, 1070 Cascade Drive NW Dave Engen, 1145 14th Street SE Kasia Quillinan, 1145 14th Street SE Bill Charnholm, 1323 Chemeketa Street NE Michael Livingston, 585 Winter Street NE Lois Parker, 1496 Court Street NE Anita Owen, 1795 Summer Street SE Wayne Christiansen, 1352 Heather Lane SE Keith Chrisman, 3734 Turnbridge Wells Street SE Bill Dalton, 6619 Huntington Avenue SE

Neutral:

Organizations: Support: Aaron Terpening, CB Two Architects, 500 Liberty Street SE Robin Chard, Hill Architects, 1914 Willamette Falls Drive, West Linn, OR Marcus Jones, Hill Architects, 1914 Willamette Falls Drive, West Linn, OR Lloyd Hill, 961 Willamette Falls Drive, West Linn, OR
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Scott Mansur, DKS Associates, 117 Commercial Street NE, Suite 310 Brad Coy, DKS Associates, 117 Commercial Street NE, Suite 310 Mark Shipman, Saalfeld Griggs, 250 Church Street, Suite 300 Barb Hakeresch, Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, 1110 Commercial Street NE JW Eastridge, Magoo’s Sports Bar, 275 Commercial Street SE Ian Levin, Nathan Levin Company, PO Box 4174, Salem Alan Sorem, Saalfeld Griggs, 250 Church Street, Suite 300 Jason Tokarski, Mountain West Development, 200 Ferry Street SE Brian Moore, Mountain West Development, 200 Ferry Street SE Oppose: Evan White, 4553 Brock Loop, Land Use Chair, Sunnyslope Bob Ohmart, 2185 High Street SE, Vice Chair, Salem Carousel

Neutral: Evidence Received From: Support: Oppose: Tim Cowan, 3160 Dogwood Drive S Neutral: Questions or Comments by: Mayor Peterson and Councilors Dickey, Bednarz, Bennett, Tesler, Clem, and Nanke.

Motion:

Move to extend the meeting for 30 minutes, until 10:30 p.m. Councilor Bennett Councilor Bednarz

Motion by: Seconded by:

Action: Extended the meeting for 30 minutes, until 10:30 p.m. Vote: Aye: Unanimous Nay: Abstentions:

Motion:

Move to extend the meeting until 11:00 p.m. Councilor Clausen Councilor Bednarz

Motion by: Seconded by:

Action: Extended the meeting until 11:00 p.m. Vote: Aye: Unanimous Nay: Abstentions:

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Motion:

Move to extend the meeting until 11:15 p.m. Councilor Bennett Councilor Bednarz

Motion by: Seconded by:

Action: Extended the meeting until 11:15 p.m. Vote: Aye: Unanimous Nay: Abstentions:

Motion:

Move to extend the meeting until 11:25 p.m. Councilor Bennett Councilor Clausen

Motion by: Seconded by:

Action: Extended the meeting until 11:15 p.m. Vote: Aye: Councilors Bennett, Nanke, Clausen, Thomas, Bednarz, Clem, and Mayor Peterson Nay: Councilors Dickey and Tesler Abstentions:

Motion:

Move to continue the public hearing until September 9, 2013 and to keep the written record open until 5:00 p.m. on September 9, 2013. Councilor Bennett Councilor Tesler

Motion by: Seconded by:

Questions or Comments by: Councilors Bennett and Clausen. Action: Continued the public hearing until September 9, 2013. The written record will remain open until 5:00 p.m. on September 9, 2013.

Vote: Aye: Unanimous Nay: Abstentions:

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Note: Agenda Item 5 (a) was addressed prior to Agenda Item 4 – Public Hearings. 5. SPECIAL ORDERS OF BUSINESS:
(Includes consideration of items deferred from the Consent Calendar and any action item which requires a selection among options, consideration of matters of special importance to the Council, and management reports; formal presentations by city boards, city commissions, city committees and by outside agencies providing services or engaged in other activities with the City)

(a)

Eligibility of The Residences at Riverfront Park to Participate in the City of Salem Multiple-Unit Housing Tax Incentive Program – Ward 1 – Councilor Bennett – CANDO (UD) Questions or Comments by: Councilors Nanke, Bennett, Bednarz, Clem, Clausen, Dickey, and Mayor Peterson. Motion: Move to deny the application for the request for the participation in the City of Salem Multiple-Unit Housing Tax Incentive Program for The Residences at Riverfront Park. Councilor Bennett Councilor Dickey

Motion by: Seconded by:

Questions or Comments by: Councilors Bennett, Dickey, Thomas, Nanke, Clausen, Bednarz, Clem, Tesler, and Mayor Peterson. Substitute Motion: Move to adopt staff recommendation that City Council: (1) Adopt Resolution No. 2013-56 approving an application by Minto View, LLC for tax exemption under the City’s Multi-Unit Housing Tax Incentive Program conditioned on obtaining access through Riverfront Park; and, (2) Direct staff to make a request to the Salem-Keizer School District Board to adopt a resolution agreeing with the policy of providing a tax exemption for the project, and therefore exempting the project’s full property tax liability. Motion by: Seconded by: Councilor Nanke Councilor Clem

Questions or Comments by: Councilor Nanke. Action: (1) Adopted Resolution No. 2013-56 approving an application by Minto View, LLC for tax exemption under the City’s Multi-Unit Housing Tax Incentive Program conditioned on obtaining access through Riverfront Park; and, (2) Directed staff to make a request to the Salem-Keizer School District Board to adopt a resolution agreeing with the policy of providing a tax exemption for the project, and therefore exempting the project’s full property tax liability

Vote: Aye: Councilors Nanke, Clausen, Thomas, Bednarz, and Clem Nay: Councilors Bennett, Tesler, Dickey, and Mayor Peterson Abstentions:
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6.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS: None.

(Any business held over from a previous meeting, other than public hearings and ordinances, which are placed under public hearings and ordinances)

7.

INFORMATION REPORTS: (a)

(Items that require no Council action)

Planning Administrator Decision – Administrative Conditional Use No. ACU1302 – AT and T Mobility Corporation by Allen Porter, Eagle Consulting Group – 1313 Mill Street SE – Ward 2 – Councilor Tesler – SESNA (CD) Planning Commission Decision – Design Review/Type II Site Plan Review Case No. DR-SPR13-02 – Catholic Community Services Foundation – 2579 Wallace Road NW – Ward 8 – Councilor Clem – West Salem (CD) Salem Downtown Economic Improvement District – Ward 1 – Councilor Bennett – CANDO (UD)

(b)

(c)

8.

ORDINANCES: 8.1 (a) FIRST READING: Ordinance Bill No. 28-13 Relating to Establishing a New Chapter, SRC Chapter 71, Stormwater (PW) Motion: Move to adopt staff recommendation that City Council initiate the adoption of a new chapter to the Salem Revised Code concerning Stormwater by conducting first reading of Ordinance Bill No. 28-13 and referring it to the Planning Commission for public hearing and recommendation. Councilor Bennett Councilor Bednarz

Motion by: Seconded by: Action:

Initiated the adoption of a new chapter to the Salem Revised Code concerning Stormwater by conducting first reading of Ordinance Bill No. 28-13 and referred it to the Planning Commission for public hearing and recommendation.

Vote: Aye: Unanimous Nay: Abstentions:

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8.2 (a)

SECOND READING: Ordinance Bill No. 25-13 Relating to the Historic Districts and the Preservation of Public Historic Resources; Amending SRC 230.005, SRC 230.020 and SRC 230.085; Creating New Provisions; and Repealing SRC 230.060 (CD) Action: Adopted Ordinance Bill No. 25-13. Vote: Aye: Unanimous Nay: Abstentions:

9.

PUBLIC COMMENT: None.

(Other than agenda items)

10.

NEW BUSINESS: 10.1 MAYOR’S ITEMS: None. 10.2 COUNCILOR’S ITEMS: None.

11.

ADJOURNMENT: 11:20 p.m.

__________________________________ Kathy Hall, City Recorder

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