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Minutes
Thursday, October 16, 2014

                     MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE MEDFORD CITY COUNCIL
 
                                                                 October 16, 2014
                                                                             
                                                                  NOON SESSION
 
 
The regular meeting of the Medford City Council was called to order at 12:00 noon in the Council Chambers of the Medford City Hall on the above date with the following members and staff present:
 
Acting Mayor Daniel Bunn; Councilmembers Chris Corcoran*, Dick Gordon, Tim Jackle, Eli Matthews, John Michaels, Bob Strosser
 
City Manager Eric Swanson; Deputy City Manager Bill Hoke; Deputy City Attorney Lori Cooper; Deputy City Recorder Karen Spoonts
 
Mayor Gary Wheeler was absent.
 
*Left and returned as noted.
 
New Employees
Employee Matthew Sutton, Public Works Laborer, was introduced.
 
Employee Recognition/Promotion
Employees from the Parks & Recreation and Police Department were recognized for their years of service.
 
Doug Burroughs was promoted to Public Works Department Development Services Manager.
 
20.     Approval or correction of the minutes of October 2, 2014 regular meeting
         There being no additions or corrections, the minutes were approved as presented.
 
30.     Oral requests and communications from the audience
30.1   23 Days of Alba
Doug Snyder, son of former Medford Mayor Doug Snyder, stated that there will be a presentation on October 22 at 12:00 p.m. at the Medford Library to honor those heroes who served in World War II to defend Alba, Italy from the Fascists. On October 10, 1944 Italian citizens took Medford’s sister-city, Alba, and held fast for 23 days before surrendering. The historic video tells the story of those who fought in the resistance and were successful for over three weeks. This siege played a crucial role in the allied victory of World War II. Councilmember Eli Matthews requested a moment of silence for those who lost their lives.
 
Out of sequence
 
Acting Mayor Daniel Bunn stated that Gary Penning of Rogue Disposal was in the audience and would need to leave shortly. He requested that 60.4 be brought forth at this time.
 
         60.4   COUNCIL BILL 2014-133  An ordinance authorizing execution of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to partner with the U.S. Agency for International Development, the International City/County Management Association and the City of Batumi in the Adjara Republic of Georgia, to provide assistance to Batumi in the area of solid waste management.
 
City Manager Eric Swanson thanked Gary Penning, representing Rogue Disposal, for their support with this bill. The MOU is a broad agreement which allows us to move forward with the business partnership between Rogue Disposal and the City.  This will be a four-year commitment with a cost of staff time of about $8,000 a year.
 
Councilmember Corcoran questioned Mr. Swanson’s staff time on an overseas project; Mr. Swanson stated that there would also be others involved and we would still be engaged in the reports. Councilmember Corcoran questioned how this will best accomplish his time for him to be gone two weeks a year. Mr. Swanson stated that this is a group effort no matter who left. He noted that we have staff that can handle when he is gone. Councilmember Bunn questioned Mr. Swanson if he or a staff member would be gone for the eight weeks per the MOU; Mr. Swanson noted that it would be staff. Councilmember Jackle was not pleased that we would send a staff member to an area that is not stable. Councilmember Gordon expressed concern because we do have major capital going on now, have issues such as the homeless, and there could be expenses due to accidents that can happen over there. Councilmember Strosser questioned the ICMA application and the funding provided to this; Mr. Swanson noted that the funding provided would be for travel for officials to go there and back. He also noted there is an ICMA representative who would have a full-time presence in Batumi; he appreciated the concerns mentioned but would think with a full-time person from ICMA there it would seem to be a safe place to travel.
 
Mr. Penning noted that the issue Batumi is experiencing is what we were experiencing about 40-50 years ago. Our recycling and efforts to reduce food waste are not as good as what it is overseas so that may be one benefit that we could gain from. Councilmember Strosser noted we work with private sector in terms of public dollars but questioned what would the benefit be for city staff to go; Mr. Penning noted that it is the public/private development that they are trying to learn from. Council questioned if the funding would happen if City staff did not go to Batumi; Mr. Swanson noted that both entities would have to attend. Councilmember Strosser questioned the timeline of the project; Mr. Swanson noted the first trip would be in November for the MOU and the second one would be the first quarter of next year and that would involve Rogue Disposal. Councilmember Strosser noted there are unanswered questions; Mr. Swanson stated we can delay the vote until the first of November and answer any additional questions before then. Councilmember Corcoran didn’t think we can provide a study session before that and all councilmembers would need to be there. Councilmember Jackle stated he is ready to vote. Acting Mayor Bunn noted that we spend a lot of money on environmental protection; pollution and environmental protection is a global issue and he thought this was a cost effective way to deal with it.
 
Motion:  Approve the ordinance authorizing execution of a Memorandum of Understanding to partner with the U.S. Agency for International Development, the International City/County Management Association and the City of Batumi in the Adjara Republic of Georgia, to provide assistance to Batumi in the area of solid waste management.   
Moved by:  Eli Matthews                                                          Seconded by
 
Motion died for lack of a second.
 
*Councilmember Corcoran left and returned.
 
Back in sequence
 
30.2   Dr. Nina Egert, representing the Jackson County Gang & Task Force, presented the assessment on the gang problem in our area. She noted that mostly we have a graffiti problem in this area and some violent crime. She presented photos of graffiti taken by Office Todd Sales; it was determined that the biggest graffiti seems to be under the bridge at underpasses between 10th and McAndrews. A grant has been received and there are teens who are painting over the graffiti. The Task Force would like to take a proactive approach to this by painting a mural as the understanding is that if there is a mural the gangs will not paint on it. Dr. Egert requested a test project on City property which would be funded from a non-profit that she directs. She thought northwest Native American artwork would be appropriate. A larger project will involve all of the places in Jackson County where there is continual tagging. She questioned who has jurisdiction of utility boxes, light poles, etc.
 
         Councilmember Bunn noted that we have several administrative regulations and sign code issues on private property that would need to be addressed. Mr. Swanson noted that we have a grant that was received though the Umpqua Tribe of Indians pertaining to art under the freeway and the Arts Commission is looking on how to use it. He thought perhaps Dr. Egert could work with the Arts Commission.  He expressed thanks for the work that Officer Todd Sales has done. Councilmember Michaels suggested that we could put up anti-graffiti paint which could be wiped off much easier.
 
         Dr. Egert noted that working with the youth to paint a mural is encouraging them to use their artistic efforts in a positive way and remarked there are greater benefits to use this as a teaching aide. She would also like to look at artwork pertaining to local Oregon history of the area. Councilmember Strosser reminded Council that the Rogue Indians have asked to be engaged in art and perhaps if this project gets legs we could ask them to participate as well. He stated he has their contact information. Councilmember Gordon would like this to be given to staff to work with the County and the State. Dr. Egert stated that because there was a time-line due to paint and the winter she requested one area to paint. Police Chief Tim George noted there is a graffiti removal team but the issue will be jurisdiction and where it is at as well as the Arts Commission. Councilmember Corcoran requested a contact person for her to work with; Mr. Swanson noted that he and Police Chief George will work with her. Councilmember Michaels noted that you can use other paints during the winter that will work as well.
 
30.3   Jeanne Stallman, Chair of the Parking Commission, brought forth three motions that were approved at the Parking Commission pertaining to the distribution of services in the Bear Creek South (Almond Street) parking lot. The motions were: 1) Encourage Council to consider alternate site concerns which were raised at the September 18 Council meeting and to develop a long-term solution working with the Homeless Task Force to ensure the problem does not remain with the short-term locations or return to Hawthorne Park, 2) The distribution of service users would be  required to abide by the same permit rules and regulations of the parking lot as all users and 3) Consider the impact on neighboring property owners, residents, neighborhood, and users of the lot. Request community outreach to those impacted.
 
         Councilmember Corcoran questioned if the Parking Commission knew that no has applied for an exclusive use permit; Ms. Stallman noted that they understood and requested those who may feed the homeless follow the rules of the parking lots. Councilmember Strosser noted that we share the same concerns; there is a lot of outreach but it is fair to say that no one wants it in their backyard. Ms. Stallman noted this is a community issue and needs to be resolved with the community. Councilmember Gordon questioned if a parking permit would be needed for the lot of 9th and Almond Street; Ms. Stallman noted that it would require more than one parking place to feed the homeless at a parking lot.
 
30.4   Stephen Sobhi and Shannon Pewtress, representing the Housing & Community Development Commission, would like to explore possible incentive programs for developers who are building affordable housing  and would like to bring this back to Council by December. They requested Council’s endorsement.
 
         Councilmember Corcoran questioned if they were looking for the next budget biennial cycle. Mr. Sobhi did not think about that from a budget standpoint but rather opportunities for development such as property taxes; he stated they are unsure of what they are looking at but would like to know what other cities are doing. Councilmember Michaels stated that they are looking at just starting the process. Mr. Swanson noted that staff person Jennifer Sparacino of the Parks Department could help with this. Councilmember Michaels noted that Angela Durant is the Grants Coordinator. Councilmember Bunn noted that there is interest in the community for this. Councilmember Corcoran noted that this is what we want from our Boards/Commissioners; he thought this was a good effort and if they wanted to take this on he agreed with it. Mr. Swanson noted that CDBG could provide work up front as well and we would get staff to get in contact with them.
 
30.5   Marlene Nuckols, 1006 S. Oakdale, spoke about the ban on medical marijuana dispensaries and how it has affected the patients and the growing black market it has created. She requested that Council reconsider the ban on medical marijuana dispensaries and allow safe access back into Medford.
 
40.     Consent calendar
        
50.     Items removed from consent calendar
        
60.     Ordinances and resolutions
60.1   COUNCIL BILL 2014-130  A resolution authorizing the transfer of $450,000 from the Police Department General Expense Account to the General Fund for construction of the new Oakdale West Parking Lot.
 
Councilmember Gordon questioned if there was a reduction in the total amount of $700,000 for the west parking lot. Finance Accounting Supervisor Cyndi Danzl-Jenkins and Acting Parks & Recreation Director Greg McKown stated that the Oakdale Parking Lot Project would be done for $450,000 and there would be a correction to the project report at the next update.
 
Motion:  Approve a resolution authorizing the transfer of $450,000 from the Police Department General Expense Account to the General Fund for construction of the new Oakdale West Parking Lot.
Moved by:  Bob Strosser                                                         Seconded by: John Michaels 
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bunn, Corcoran, Gordon, Jackle, Matthews, Michaels, and Strosser voting yes.
Resolution #2014-130 was duly adopted.
 
60.2   COUNCIL BILL 2014-131  A resolution adopting a revised investment policy for the City of Medford.
 
This item was pulled from the agenda at the request of Finance Director Alison Chan.
 
60.3   COUNCIL BILL 2014-132  An ordinance authorizing acceptance and expenditure of an in-kind grant from the United States Soccer Federation Foundation in the amount of $4,420 for irrigation materials for use at the Hawthorne Park soccer field.
 
Greg McKown, Acting Parks & Recreation Director, stated that this is a one-time in-kind grant for irrigation field enhancements.
 
Motion:  Adopt an ordinance authorizing acceptance and expenditure of an in-kind grant from the United States Soccer Federation Foundation in the amount of $4,420 for irrigation materials for use at the Hawthorne Park soccer field.   
Moved by:  Chris Corcoran                                                      Seconded by: Eli Matthews
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bunn, Corcoran, Gordon, Jackle, Matthews, Michaels, and Strosser voting yes.
Ordinance #2014-132 was duly adopted.
 
 60.5   COUNCIL BILL 2014-134   A resolution consenting to a transaction resulting in Falcon Cable Systems Company II, L.P. (Falcon) becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Comcast Corporation (Comcast).
 
Deputy City Attorney Lori Cooper noted that the date on the resolution was changed due to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) putting a hold on the process until they have had time to review. Councilmember Corcoran questioned if we did this with Charter; Ms. Cooper noted we did a similar thing but it was about 12 years ago.
 
Motion:  Approve a resolution consenting to a transaction resulting in Falcon Cable Systems Company II, L.P. (Falcon) becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Comcast Corporation (Comcast).
Moved by:  Chris Corcoran                                                      Seconded by: John Michaels 
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bunn, Corcoran, Gordon, Jackle, Matthews, Michaels, and Strosser voting yes.
Resolution #2014-134 was duly adopted.
 
70.     Council Business
70.1   Appointment to Homeless Task Force
Acting Mayor Bunn stated that Rich Hansen, member of the Parks & Recreation Commission, would like to join the Homeless Task Force. He further stated that we have one representative on this but staff checked and we can add another.
 
Motion:  Appoint Rich Hansen to the Homeless Task Force.
Moved by:  John Michaels                                                       Seconded by: Bob Strosser  
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bunn, Corcoran, Gordon, Jackle, Matthews, Michaels, and Strosser voting yes.
Motion carried and so ordered. 
        
80.     City Manager and other staff reports
80.1   Capital Improvement Project Update by Greg McKown
Greg McKown, Acting Parks & Recreation Director, provided the Capital Improvement Project update including the in-progress items, such as the U.S. Cellular Community Park and the citywide card access, and the park dedication funds. He stated that the next report will be on November 20.
 
Councilmember Michaels questioned if we were going to get information on the HVAC for the Police and Fire buildings; Mr. McKown noted that we do have information that could come back to Council but stated that geothermal was extremely expensive. Councilmember Michaels noted there will be a new Council at the beginning of the year and that issues such as this should be resolved. Councilmember Jackle questioned if there were changes to the schematic design; Mr. McKown noted that it will be the same but before it goes to bid they would like to bring this back to Council.
 
Councilmember Matthews questioned if Hawthorne Park will be closed down during renovation; Mr. McKown noted that it will be done in phases so that we would not have to close the entire park. Mr. Swanson noted that whatever phase it would be in there will be safety issues in place. Councilmember Gordon questioned the funds budgeted pertaining to the Sequoia lot and since it was not a funded budget he questioned what else was not budgeted. Mr. McKown stated that to his knowledge that was the only item.
 
*Councilmember Corcoran left.
 
80.2   OSI Competency Development Update by Michael Snyder
Human Resources Director Mike Snyder presented copies of the Competency Model Dictionary from Organization Systems International and stated that we purchased the rights on this document. This will be used for hiring, promotion, or succession planning. He invited Council to attend this to be held on Veteran’s Day at the Carnegie Building. Mr. Swanson thought it would be worth the effort for Council to attend. This item will be discussed at tonight’s study session.
 
80.3   Further reports from City Manager
a.      The City of Medford’s Enterprise Resource Planning Project, also known as the HTE-Replacement Project, kicked off on August 25. A newsletter was given to Council and Mr. Swanson stated that this is what we are sharing with all employees involved.
 
b.      There is a RFP for a Communications Specialist to assist with projects outlined in the Community Outreach Plan.
 
c.      Next week’s Medford Forum will be about Development Services; Doug Burroughs who will be replacing Dorothy Hicks will be a part of this as well.
 
d.      Mr. Swanson met with the Chamber board yesterday.
 
e.      The next KCMX radio spot will be made available to Council candidates.
 
f.      Mr. Swanson will be out of the office pertaining to the Sustainable Cities Program on October 23-24 at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL.
 
90.     Propositions and remarks from the Mayor and Councilmembers
90.1   Proclamations Issued:
               Extra Mile Day, November 1, 2014
 
90.3   Further remarks from Mayor and Councilmembers.
                  None
 
100.   Adjournment to the evening session
The meeting adjourned to the evening session at 1:39 p.m.
 
EVENING SESSION
7:00 P.M.
 
The regular evening session of the Medford City Council was called to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Medford City Hall on the above date with the following members and staff present:
 
Acting Mayor Daniel Bunn; Councilmembers Chris Corcoran, Dick Gordon, Tim Jackle, Eli Matthews, John Michaels, Bob Strosser
 
City Manager Eric Swanson; Deputy City Manager Bill Hoke; Deputy City Attorney Lori Cooper; Deputy City Recorder Karen Spoonts
 
Mayor Gary Wheeler was absent.
 
110.   Oral requests and communications from the audience
110.1    Clifford Bundy, representing the residents of Aspens on the Creek, read a letter from 144 property owners of those in the development and requested that the feeding of the homeless not be held at Railroad Park but at a location such as the Salvation Army. They wanted to know who will pay for the restrooms and cleanup. They currently have issues with the homeless in the area such as fights in the early morning hours. They requested Council take into account the agreement with the Southern Oregon Live Steamers, etc.
 
Councilmember Corcoran would like to call him tomorrow as he does not think they have all of the information. Councilmember Strosser noted that Council is trying to come to a resolution on this. He provided information on other issues, such as 2/3 of those eating at Hawthorne were not homeless.
 
110.2    Maureen Swift, Friends of the Medford Library, provided an update on the Medford Library. Starting January 1, 2015 16 hours will be added to the Medford Library; extra activities will also be added. As part of their ongoing program to bring libraries up-to-date they will be working on updating the Library Plan and she stated there should be opportunities for the City’s Strategic Plan to work with their plan.
 
Mr. Swanson thanked the volunteers who work at the library.
 
120.   Public hearings
120.1    COUNCIL BILL 2014-135 A resolution adopting the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) pertaining to Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the 2013-14 program year.
 
Angela Durant, Grants Support Specialist, provided the staff report and noted that the public hearing is a HUD requirement to solicit citizen input regarding the City’s Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER) relating to use of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the 2013/2014 program year. She provided the goals and summary of objectives met for 2010-2013.
 
Councilmember Corcoran questioned the street tree program for two neighborhoods that were done; Ms. Durant noted that she did not have that information but would get it to him.
 
Public hearing opened.
 
No one spoke.
 
Public hearing closed.
 
Motion:  Approve resolution adopting the Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report pertaining to Community Development Block Grant funds for the 2013-14 program year.
Moved by:  Chris Corcoran                                                      Seconded by: John Michaels 
 
Councilmember Strosser stated that he is on the board for Access and the Medford Senior Center but will be voting.
 
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bunn, Corcoran, Gordon, Jackle, Matthews, Michaels and Strosser voting yes.
Motion carried and so ordered. 
 
Mr. Swanson noted that Ms. Durant was hired to work on the grants and it is great to see those who have benefited from this.
 
120.2    COUNCIL BILL 2014-127  An ordinance adding Sections 8.3000 through 8.3010 to the Medford Code establishing a tax on recreational and medical marijuana businesses in the City of Medford.
 
Deputy City Attorney Kevin McConnell noted that there are two ordinances before Council. Draft #1 establishes a tax on all four Measure 91 licenses and medical marijuana facility and Draft #2 only taxes the four Measure 91 licenses. Mr. McConnell recommended Draft #2 because the City has a permanent moratorium in place that prohibits medical marijuana facilities from operating. If the Council were to impose a tax on medical marijuana facilities an operator at one of those facilities could make a legal argument that the Council has changed its position regarding licensing such a facility. Mr. McConnell recommended we not give them that argument. Finally, there is nothing in the Oregon Medical Marijuana Act that would prohibit the Council from taxing medical marijuana facilities in the future.
 
Mr. McConnell informed the Council that after taking question that they might have on the medical marijuana tax the Council may want to consider in the future of reconsidering their stance on marijuana in general. He further stated that Measure 91 not only permits the four state licensees to engage in the business of recreational marijuana but also allows persons over 21 to grow their own marijuana – homegrows. Mr. McConnell stated that while we could forward the arguments we made in the medical marijuana facility case that was litigated earlier this year, and prohibit Measure 91 businesses from obtaining a business license, that would not address the issue of homegrows. Mr. McConnell stated that we currently have no time, place, and manner of restrictions regarding homegrows. For years, the City has received complaints about the smells of medical marijuana grows. Those complaints will be magnified if Measure 91 passes and our citizens engage in homegrows. He stated that it may be wise to consider regulating marijuana instead of simply banning businesses engaged in the sale of marijuana. If the Council were to regulate marijuana, they could impose reasonable time, place, and manner restrictions not only on marijuana businesses but also on homegrows. For example, the City could impose a regulation stating that a person could have a homegrow pursuant to Measure 91 but the odor could not emanate off their property. Home growers can start mid-2015.
 
Councilmember Jackle questioned the idea of changing their stance on marijuana. Mr. McConnell stated that there is case law that would support a regulation of the marijuana industry and homegrows. Councilmember Jackle questioned if we could regulate homegrows with our current nuisance ordinance; Mr. McConnell replied that we could not.
 
There was a general discussion on the regulation of marijuana by the councilmembers. Mr. McConnell stated that if the Council were in the future to regulate marijuana homegrows it could also apply those regulations to medical marijuana grows and solve a problem in this community.              
 
Councilmember Michaels questioned Colorado’s retailers not being able to put money into the bank as there is no way we can track sales; Mr. McConnell noted it would be a crime to defraud the City and he would have to look into the issue of Measure 91 businesses depositing earnings.
 
In regards to the passage of this ordinance, there is an argument that it needs to be passed before the election. There is also an argument that it would need to be passed before the effective date of Measure 91 which is December 5 although no one has a clear answer to this issue. In addition, Measure 91 is a statutory amendment and not a constitutional amendment. As such the Legislature will have the ability to amend Measure 91.
 
In regards to the taxation rate on marijuana producers, wholesalers and processors, Mr. McConnell stated the intent of the ordinance was to tax each at 8%, with the ability to raise or lower that tax separately on each licensee.             
 
 Councilmember Gordon questioned enforcement and the collection of the taxes; Finance Director Alison Chan noted any form of tax is difficult to collect. Taxes are based on the honor system until you do an audit. Councilmember Corcoran thought we would need an entirely new department to monitor this.
 
Public hearing opened.
 
Marlene Nuckols agreed with McConnell’s comments and stated that she would like to offer her facility as a test facility.
 
Public hearing closed.
 
Motion:  Adopt Draft #2 of the ordinance which does not include medical marijuana
Moved by: Chris Corcoran                                                       Seconded by: John Michaels 
 
Councilmember Corcoran stated that he wanted to be in front of the train and did not have a lot of confidence with the proponents of Measure 91. Councilmember Michaels stated he would support the motion; he remarked that Colorado is not getting the huge taxes as they thought they would. There was a question on the definition of the term “sale”. Ms. Cooper suggested that the term “for consideration” be stricken from the definition.
 
Friendly Amendment: Remove the term “for consideration” be stricken from the definition
 
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bunn, Corcoran, Gordon, Matthews, and Michaels voting yes; Jackle and Strosser voting no.
Motion will go to a second reading. 
 
Council questioned if there will be time for this to be approved before the elections; Mr. McConnell noted there is a special meeting on Thursday, October 30.  Acting Mayor Bunn called for a recess to verify.
 
Acting Mayor Daniel Bunn called a recess at 8:30 p.m.
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Council reconvened at 8:34 p.m. with the same members present.
 
Acting Mayor Bunn stated that it has been clarified and this resolution will go to the next special meeting on October 30 at 12:00 p.m.
 
130.   Ordinances and resolutions
         None
        
140.   Council Business
         None.
 
150.   Further reports from the City Manager and staff
         a.         It was stated that for the month of August Travel Medford collected the most Transient Lodging Taxes. Southern Oregon Sports had a great event. Two new fields that were just constructed were utilized.
 
         c.         Councilmember Bunn and Mr. Swanson attended a meeting with DEQ this afternoon. There will be an update sometime in February pertaining to regulation with the Wastewater Treatment Plant. We need to work on communication between the State and the City because of the complexity of the issue. Councilmember Bunn noted it was a productive meeting and they seemed to understand our concerns.
 
         d.         Access held the Mayor’s United event on October 2, 2014.
 
160.   Propositions and remarks from the Mayor and Councilmembers
         160.1    Further Council committee reports.
a.   Councilmember Gordon was impressed with Travel Medford and what they are doing. Their focus is helping current events grow and a refocus on generating revenue during the winter months for the hotel/motels.
 
b.   Councilmember Strosser attended the Traffic Coordinating Committee; requests for repainting of crosswalks had been received. He noted those areas which will be evaluated further.
 
c.   Councilmember Strosser attended the Medford Water Commission meeting and provided information on the water conservation study session and highlights of the meeting, such as the Water Service Agreement. He remarked that Central Point is considering their own water service.
 
d.   Councilmember Strosser attended the Police Advisory Commission; Police Chief George provided information on positions that they are trying to fill. Councilmember Strosser stated that an email was received pertaining to a man who was having chest pains and the emergency personnel who saved his life.
 
e.   Councilmember Bunn stated that he attended a conference pertaining to becoming a HEAL Cities Campaign, which is a joint project of the Oregon Public Health Institute and the League of Oregon Cities. He stated that he will refer this to the Parks Department.
 
170.   Adjournment
There being no further business, this Council meeting adjourned at 9:00 p.m.
 
The proceedings of the City Council meeting were recorded and are filed in the City Recorder's office. The complete agenda of this meeting is filed in the City Recorder's office.
 
 
 
Karen M. Spoonts, MMC
Deputy City Recorder

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