FORMAL AGENDA

MISSOULA CITY COUNCIL MEETING

City Council Chambers

140 WEST PINE STREET, MISSOULA, MT

April 7, 2014, 7:00 PM

 

 

I.

CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL

 

II.

APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

 

1.

Minutes dated March 24, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

III.

SCHEDULE OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

 

1.

Committee Schedule for the week of April 7, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

IV.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

V.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

(Items on the consent agenda were approved in City Council committees by a unanimous vote.  We save time at Council meetings by voting on these items as a package.  The City Clerk will read the list aloud, so citizens watching on MCAT will know what is on the consent agenda. We’ll invite community comment on these items before we vote.)

 

1.

Claims totaling $286,002.58 with checks dated April 1, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

Recommended motion

Approve claims totaling $286,002.58 with checks dated April 1, 2014.

 

2.

Claims

History

 

 

 

 

Recommended motion

Approve claims totaling $463,319.05 with checks dated 4/8/14.

 

3.

Appointment to the Urban Transportation District Board

History

 

 

A&F

Mayor John Engen

 

Recommended motion

Confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Amy Cilimburg to the Missoula Urban Transportation District Board to fill a vacated term beginning immediately and expiring on December 31, 2017.

 

4.

A resolution pledging tax increment support for Parking Commission Series 2014 bonds refinancing the Parking Commission 2010B bonds.

History

 

 

A&F

Leigh Griffing

 

Recommended motion

Adopt a resolution relating to the Front Street Urban Renewal Tax Increment District Tax increment revenues; confirming pledge of district tax increment to the Missoula Parking Commission for payment of parking facilities revenue bonds for the construction of Park Place parking structure

 

5.

Statement of Blight-North Reserve-Scott Street Urban Renewal District study area

History

 

 

Chris Behan

 

Recommended motion

Adopt a resolution finding that a blighted area, North Reserve to Scott Street, exists within the city of Missoula, Montana and that rehabilitation, redevelopment, or a combination thereof of such area is necessary and in the interest of the public health, safety, morals, or welfare of the residents of Missoula.

 

6.

Statement of Blight – Hellgate Urban Renewal District  study area

History

 

 

Chris Behan

 

Recommended motion

Adopt a resolution finding that a blighted area, Hellgate Urban, exists within the city of Missoula, Montana and that rehabilitation, redevelopment, or a combination thereof of such area is necessary and in the interest of the public health, safety, morals, or welfare of the residents of Missoula.

 

7.

City Board of Adjustment Appointment

History

 

 

LUP

John Engen

 

Recommended motion

Confirm the Mayor’s appointment of Andy Short to the City Board of Adjustment with a term to commence immediately and end on June 30, 2016.

 

8.

Resolutions initiating the City of Missoula Growth Policy process

History

 

 

LUP

Laval Means

 

Recommended motion

 

Adopt a resolution directing the Missoula consolidated planning board to prepare the City of Missoula growth policy.

 

 

Adopt a resolution expressing the Council’s support for the process of developing the Missoula Growth Policy as described in the scope of work dated March 18, 2014.

 

9.

Change order to contract with Integrated Security Solutions, Inc.

History

 

 

Public Safety and Health

Jim Nugent

 

Recommended motion

Approve the change order with Integrated Security Solutions, Inc. (ISS) and authorize the Mayor to sign a contract in the amount of $12,065.62 to add controlled access into the city attorney's office.

 

10.

South 3rd Street West phase I & II improvements project – Mountain Water Company main extension contract

History

 

 

PWC

Kevin Slovarp

 

Recommended motion

Approve and authorize the Mayor to sign the Mountain Water Main extension contract for the South 3rd Street West Phase I & II Improvements Project in the amount estimated to cost $51,734.00.

 

11.

Resolution in support of the Transportation Investments Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER VI) grant application

History

 

 

PWC

Jessica Morriss

 

Recommended motion

Adopt a resolution of the Missoula city council in support of the city of Missoula’s Transportation investments generating economic recovery (TIGER) grant Application, Russell Street - Broadway to Dakota Street

 

VI.

COMMENTS FROM CITY STAFF, AGENCIES, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AUTHORITIES AND THE COMMUNITY FORUM

 

1.

Upper Rattlesnake Neighborhood Council report

History

 

 

Doug Grimm

 

2.

Rose Park Neighborhood Council Report

History

 

 

Mike Painter

 

VII.

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

 

1.

Proclamation - Week of the Young Child - April 6 - 12

History

 

 

John Engen

 

2.

Proclamation - Arbor Day - April 12

History

 

 

John Engen

 

VIII.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

(State law and City Council rules set guidelines for inviting community comment in a formal way on certain issues.  Following a staff report on each item, the City Council and the Mayor invite community comment.  The City Council normally votes on the same night as the public hearing unless one Council member requests that it be returned to a City Council committee for further consideration.)

 

1.

Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice Study

History

 

 

A&F

Melissa Gordon

 

Recommended motion

Adopt/Reject the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice document. 

 

2.

Resolution encouraging visitability construction standards

History

 

 

LUP

Caitlin Copple

 

Recommended motion

Adopt/Reject a resolution encouraging single-family homes, duplexes and triplexes to be constructed to meet voluntary visitability standards which assist owners and occupants of those properties to age in place and make those properties accessible to all persons.

 

3.

Widhalm Aggregation & Boundary Line Relocation – Subdivision Exemption Affidavit 2014-011 for property at 1918 Birch St.

History

 

 

LUP

Mary McCrea

 

Recommended motion

Approve/Deny Evelyn Widhalm the entitlement to claim an exemption for the aggregation and boundary line relocation for 1918 Birch Street, described as Lots 42, 43 & 44, Block 17, McCormick Addition No. 2 in Section 17, Township 13N, Range 20W P. M. M., subject to three conditions of approval listed in the land use compliance determination.

 

IX.

COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE MAYOR

 

X.

GENERAL COMMENTS OF CITY COUNCIL

 

XI.

COMMITTEE REPORTS

 

(Items listed under Committee Reports were not approved unanimously in City Council committees.  The chairperson of the standing City Council committee will make a motion reflecting the committee’s actions.  We invite community comment on each item.)

 

1.

Administration and Finance Committee

History

 

 

 

 

a.

AF Minutes for April 2, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

2.

Economic Development Subcommittee

History

 

 

 

 

a.

ED Minutes dated March 26, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

3.

Land Use and Planning Committee

History

 

 

 

 

a.

LUP Minutes dated March 26, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

b.

LUP Minutes dated April 2, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

4.

Parks and Conservation Committee

History

 

 

 

 

a.

PC Minutes dated March 26, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

5.

Public Safety and Health Committee

History

 

 

 

 

a.

PSH Minutes dated March 24, 2014 will be available at a later date

History

 

 

 

 

b.

PSH Minutes dated March 26, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

6.

Public Works Committee

History

 

 

 

 

a.

PW Minutes dated March 26, 2014

History

 

 

 

 

XII.

NEW BUSINESS

 

XIII.

ITEMS TO BE REFERRED

 

(Items listed here have been proposed by Council members, staff, or the Mayor for consideration in City Council committees.  Committee chairs are responsible for scheduling consideration of these items in their respective committee meetings.  These items are listed on our agenda for information only.  They will not be considered at this meeting. For further information about any item, contact the person listed in italics.)

 

1.

Administration and Finance Committee

History

 

 

 

 

a.

Extend the audit contract of the City of Missoula with Anderson ZurMuehlen for one year to encompass the FY2014 audit.

History

 

 

A&F

Leigh Griffing

 

2.

Land Use and Planning Committee

History

 

 

 

 

a.

Wratislaw Addition Phasing Plan Extension

History

 

 

LUP

Drew Larson, Development Services

 

3.

Parks and Conservation Committee

History

 

 

 

 

a.

Reappointments to the Missoula Parks and Recreation Board

History

 

 

Parks and Conservation

John Engen

 

b.

Splash Montana: Men and Family Locker Rooms Tile Purchase & Installation - Change Order

History

 

 

Parks and Conservation

Eric Seagrave

 

XIV.

MISCELLANEOUS COMMUNICATIONS, PETITIONS, REPORTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

XV.

ADJOURNMENT

 

 

The City makes reasonable accommodations for any known disability that may interfere with a person’s ability to participate in this meeting.  Persons needing accommodation must notify the City Clerk’s Office to make needed arrangements.  Please call 552-6080 or write to Martha Rehbein, 435 Ryman Street, Missoula, Montana 59802, to make your request known.