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Minutes
Thursday, June 07, 2018

AGENDA
June 7, 2018

6:00 p.m.
Medford City Hall, Council Chambers
411 West 8th Street, Medford, Oregon

10.    Roll Call

 
20.    Recognitions, Community Group Reports
 
30.    Oral Requests and Communications from the Audience
         Comments will be limited to 4 minutes per individual, group or organization.  PLEASE SIGN IN.
        
40.    Public Hearings
Comments are limited to a total of 30 minutes for applicants and/or their representatives.  You may request a 5-minute rebuttal time.  Appellants and/or their representatives are limited to a total of 30 minutes and if the applicant is not the appellant they will also be allowed a total of 30 minutes.  All others will be limited to 4 minutes. PLEASE SIGN IN.
 
40.1     Council Bill 2018-51 A resolution adopting a third Supplemental Budget for the 2017-19 biennium.
 
40.2     Council Bill 2018-52 An ordinance amending sections 10.012, 10.031, 10.102, 10.122, 10.146, 10.157, 10.158, 10.300, 10.314, 10.325, 10.431, 10.746, 10.780, 10.797, 10.813, 10.824, 10.833, 10.835, 10.840, 10.1022 and adding sections 10.295, 10.333, 10.334 10.720, 10.1160, 10.1170 of the Medford Municipal Code to add a new Public Parks zoning district to be effective July 9, 2018. (ZC-17-115)
 
40.3     Council Bill 2018-53 An ordinance authorizing a Class ‘A’ (major) amendment to the City of Medford Zoning Map to create a new Public Parks zoning district and convert existing publicly owned park properties from their current zoning designation to the new zoning designation to be effective July 9, 2018. (ZC-17-115)
 
40.4     Council Bill 2018-54 An ordinance approving a minor amendment to the Comprehensive Plan to include a new Public Parks zoning district to be effective July 9, 2018. (DCA-16-072)
 
40.5     Council Bill 2018-55 An ordinance approving a minor amendment to the General Land Use Plan (GLUP) Map of the Medford Comprehensive Plan by re-designating certain parks and trails from their current GLUP designations to the Parks and Schools designation and approving corrections to the GLUP designations of two properties.  (CP-17-114)
 
50.    Approval or Correction of the Minutes of the May 17, 2018 Regular Meeting
 
60.    Consent Calendar
60.1     Council Bill 2018-46 An ordinance authorizing execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement with Jackson County Fire District 3 for automatic aid response planning.
 
60.2     Council Bill 2018-56 An ordinance establishing an Audit Committee of the City Council. 
 
60.3     Council Bill 2018-57 An ordinance authorizing execution of a Facility Use Agreement with Coyote Trails School of Nature for use of the U.S. Cellular Community Park Nature Center.  
 
60.4     Council Bill 2018-58 A resolution certifying that the City of Medford is eligible to receive state-shared revenues and elects to receive state-shared revenues for fiscal year 2018-19.
 
60.5     Council Bill 2018-59 An ordinance making the annual ad valorem property tax levy of the City of Medford for fiscal year 2018-19.
 
60.6     Council Bill 2018-60 A resolution affirming the Public Works Director’s administrative decision requiring the repair of a defective sidewalk located at Wolf Run Drive and Eagle Trace Drive.
 
60.7     Council Bill 2018-61 An ordinance authorizing execution of an amendment to Intergovernmental Agreement  No. 29863 with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to authorize the transfer and replenishment of City street utility funds in the amount of $500,000, to allow ODOT to complete the Interstate 5 Oregon Welcome Center.
           
70.    Items Removed from Consent Calendar
 
80.    Ordinances and Resolutions
80.1     Council Bill 2018-62 An ordinance repealing and replacing section 5.555 of the Medford Municipal Code pertaining to the keeping of poultry. (DCA-17-102)
 
80.2     Council Bill 2018-63 An ordinance authorizing execution of a five-year Prescott Park Road Use and Maintenance License Agreement between the City of Medford and Burl Brim Excavation, Inc.
 
80.3     Council Bill 2018-32 An ordinance amending sections 4.405, 4.718, 4.735, 4.761, 4.807, and 4.1200 of the Medford Municipal Code pertaining to Sanitary Sewer, Storm Drain, and Street Utility fees.
           
90.    Council Business
         90.1     Proclamations issued:
                        Immigrant Heritage Month – June 2018
                        National Homeownership Month – June 2018
                       
         90.2     Committee Reports and Communications
 
100.  City Manager and Staff Reports
 
110.  Adjournment



MINUTES
June 7, 2018

6:00 p.m.
Medford City Hall, Council Chambers
411 West 8th Street, Medford, Oregon

The regular meeting of the Medford City Council was called to order at 6:00 p.m. in the Medford City Hall Council Chambers on the above date with the following members and staff present:
 
Mayor Gary Wheeler; Councilmembers Clay Bearnson, Kay Brooks* (arrived at 6:07 p.m.), Tim D’Alessandro, Dick Gordon, Tim Jackle, Kevin Stine, Kim Wallan, Michael Zarosinski
 
City Manager Brian Sjothun; Deputy City Manager Kelly Madding; City Attorney Lori Cooper; City Recorder Karen Spoonts
 
*Left and returned as noted.
 
20.    Recognitions, Community Group Reports
 
30.    Oral Requests and Communications from the Audience
         30.1     Maria Gerolaga, Heidi Smith, and Curtis Hadley all spoke about chickens.
 
         30.2     Diana Katona and Konelio Vele brought forth signatures in support of the homeless.
 
         30.3     Mark Kirms, Eric Palmer, Gary Klouda, Tracey Park, Gregg Adams, Robert Shand, Larry Butts, Randy Jones, Joe Kellerman, and Burl Brim all spoke about the gravel pit.
                       
40.    Public Hearings
40.1     Council Bill 2018-51 A resolution adopting a third Supplemental Budget for the 2017-19 biennium.
 
            Interim Finance Director Donna Holtz presented the supplemental budget.
 
Public hearing opened.
No one spoke.
Public hearing closed.
 
Motion:  Adopt the resolution
Moved by:  Clay Bearnson                                               Seconded by:  Kim Wallan
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Jackle, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes.
Resolution #2018-51 was duly adopted.
 
Out of sequence.
 
            Principal Planner Carla Paladino presented the staff report for 40.2 through 40.5 and requested a change of sequence as presented.
 
            Council questioned:
  • Non-living ground cover
  • Electronic signs
  • Permitted specialty use vs. zone change
  • Those parks covered
  • Undeveloped parks land
 
40.5     Council Bill 2018-55 An ordinance approving a minor amendment to the General Land Use Plan (GLUP) Map of the Medford Comprehensive Plan by re-designating certain parks and trails from their current GLUP designations to the Parks and Schools designation and approving corrections to the GLUP designations of two properties.  (CP-17-114)
 
Public hearing opened.
No one spoke.
Public hearing closed.
 
Motion:  Approve the ordinance
Moved by:  Kevin Stine                                                    Seconded by:  Kim Wallan
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes; Jackle voting no.
Ordinance #2018-55 was duly adopted.
 
40.3     Council Bill 2018-53 An ordinance authorizing a Class ‘A’ (major) amendment to the City of Medford Zoning Map to create a new Public Parks zoning district and convert existing publicly owned park properties from their current zoning designation to the new zoning designation to be effective July 9, 2018. (ZC-17-115)
 
Public hearing opened.
No one spoke
Public hearing closed.
 
Motion:  Approve the ordinance
Moved by:  Kevin Stine                                                    Seconded by:  Kim Wallan
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes; Jackle voting no.
Ordinance #2018-53 was duly adopted.
 
40.2     Council Bill 2018-52 An ordinance amending sections 10.012, 10.031, 10.102, 10.122, 10.146, 10.157, 10.158, 10.300, 10.314, 10.325, 10.431, 10.746, 10.780, 10.797, 10.813, 10.824, 10.833, 10.835, 10.840, 10.1022 and adding sections 10.295, 10.333, 10.334 10.720, 10.1160, 10.1170 of the Medford Municipal Code to add a new Public Parks zoning district to be effective July 9, 2018. (DCA-16-072)
 
Public hearing opened.
No one spoke
Public hearing closed.
 
Motion:  Approve the ordinance
Moved by:  Kevin Stine                                                    Seconded by:  Kim Wallan
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes; Jackle voting no.
Ordinance #2018-52 was duly adopted.
 
40.4     Council Bill 2018-54 An ordinance approving a minor amendment to the Comprehensive Plan to include a new Public Parks zoning district to be effective July 9, 2018. (CP-17-114)
 
Public hearing opened.
No one spoke
Public hearing closed.
 
Motion:  Approve the ordinance
Moved by:  Kevin Stine                                                    Seconded by:  Kim Wallan
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes; Jackle voting no.
Ordinance #2018-54 was duly adopted.
 
Back in sequence.
 
50.    Approval or Correction of the Minutes of the May 17, 2018 Regular Meeting
         There being no additions or corrections, the minutes were approved as presented.
 
Mayor Wheeler declared a 10 minute recess and was reconvened with the same members present.
 
60.    Consent Calendar
60.2     Council Bill 2018-56 An ordinance establishing an Audit Committee of the City Council. 
 
60.3     Council Bill 2018-57 An ordinance authorizing execution of a Facility Use Agreement with Coyote Trails School of Nature for use of the U.S. Cellular Community Park Nature Center.  
 
60.4     Council Bill 2018-58 A resolution certifying that the City of Medford is eligible to receive state-shared revenues and elects to receive state-shared revenues for fiscal year 2018-19.
 
60.5     Council Bill 2018-59 An ordinance making the annual ad valorem property tax levy of the City of Medford for fiscal year 2018-19.
 
60.7     Council Bill 2018-61 An ordinance authorizing execution of an amendment to Intergovernmental Agreement  No. 29863 with the Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT) to authorize the transfer and replenishment of City street utility funds in the amount of $500,000, to allow ODOT to complete the Interstate 5 Oregon Welcome Center.
           
Motion:  Adopt consent calendar.
Moved by:  Kevin Stine                                                    Seconded by:  Tim D’Alessandro
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Jackle, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes.
Motion carried and so ordered. Council Bills approved: #2018-56, 2018-57, 2018-58, 2018-59; 2018-61.
 
70.    Items Removed from Consent Calendar
Councilmember Bearnson requested 60.6 be removed from the Consent Calendar; Councilmember Gordon requested 60.1 be removed.
 
60.1     Council Bill 2018-46 An ordinance authorizing execution of an Intergovernmental Agreement with Jackson County Fire District 3 for automatic aid response planning.
 
            Fire Chief Brian Fish presented the staff report.
 
Motion:  Approve the ordinance.
Moved by:  Kim Wallan                                                    Seconded by:  Clay Bearnson
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, D’Alessandro, Jackle, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes; Brooks and Gordon voting no.
Ordinance 2018-16 will be placed for second reading.
 
60.6     Council Bill 2018-60 A resolution affirming the Public Works Director’s administrative decision requiring the repair of a defective sidewalk located at Wolf Run Drive and Eagle Trace Drive.
 
                     It was noted that the Findings show that the Youngs own the property with the defective sidewalk.
 
Motion:  Approve the resolution.
Moved by:  Dick Gordon                                                  Seconded by:  Kevin Stine
Roll call:  Councilmembers D’Alessandro, Gordon, Jackle, Stine voting yes; Bearnson, Brooks and Wallan voting no; Zarosinski abstained.
Resolution #2018-60 was duly adopted.
 
80.    Ordinances and Resolutions
80.1     Council Bill 2018-62 An ordinance repealing and replacing section 5.555 of the Medford Municipal Code pertaining to the keeping of poultry. (DCA-17-102)
 
Motion:  Amend Section 5.555 of the Medford Municipal Code to Alternative 2 as presented
Moved by:  Tim D’Alessandro                                          Seconded by: Kevin Stine
 
Amended Motion #1:  Amend ordinance to remove Subsection 1(b) (number cap).
Moved by:  Kim Wallan                                                    Seconded by: Kay Brooks
Roll call:  Councilmembers Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Stine, Wallan voting yes; Bearnson, Jackle and Zarosinski voting no.
Motion carried and so ordered.
 
Amended Motion #2:  Amend ordinance to remove Subsection f, g, and h (odor, noise, and infestation of flies or insects)
Moved by:  Clay Bearnson                                               Seconded by:  Dick Gordon
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, Gordon, Wallan voting yes; D’Alessandro, Jackle, Stine, and Zarosinski voting no; Wheeler breaking the tie by voting yes.
Motion carried and so ordered.
 
Amended Motion #3:  Amend ordinance to remove Subsection 2(c) (closer than 20’ setback)
Moved by:  Dick Gordon                                                  Seconded by:  Kay Brooks
Motion withdrawn.
 
Amended Motion #4: Amend ordinance to state structure associated with the poultry shall not be located within 4 feet of the property lines
Moved by:  Kay Brooks                                                    Seconded by:  Clay Bearnson
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Jackle, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes.
Motion carried and so ordered.
 
Roll call on Main Motion:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Gordon, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes; Jackle voting no.
Ordinance #2018-62 was approved.
 
80.2     Council Bill 2018-63 An ordinance authorizing execution of a five-year Prescott Park Road Use and Maintenance License Agreement between the City of Medford and Burl Brim Excavation, Inc.
 
Motion:  Approve the ordinance.
Moved by:  Kim Wallan                                                    Seconded by:  Dick Gordon
A review process was considered including a one year extension.
 
Amended Motion #1:  Amend ordinance by changing Recital #3 to a two year term to end June 30, 2020
Moved by:  Dick Gordon                                                  Seconded by:  Kay Brooks
 
City Manager Brian Sjothun noted an upper parking lot has be developed as requested and many of the issues Council is concerned about is being discussed in the Parks Department.
 
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, Gordon, Jackle and Zarosinski voting yes; D’Alessandro, Stine and Wallan voting no.
Motion carried and so ordered.
 
It was noted the park, when coming into the UGB, will be maintained by the Parks Department.
 
Amended Motion #2:  Amend ordinance to include a two year renewal option
Moved by:  Clay Bearnson                                               Seconded by:  Michael Zarosinski
Roll call:  Councilmembers Bearnson, Brooks, D’Alessandro, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes; Gordon and Jackle voting no.
Motion carried and so ordered.
 
Roll call on Main Motion:  Councilmembers Brooks, D’Alessandro, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes; Bearnson, Gordon and Jackle voting no.
Ordinance #2018-63 will be placed for second reading.
 
*Kay Brooks left
 
80.3     Council Bill 2018-32 An ordinance amending sections 4.405, 4.718, 4.735, 4.761, 4.807, and 4.1200 of the Medford Municipal Code pertaining to Sanitary Sewer, Storm Drain, and Street Utility fees.
 
Motion:  Amend ordinance to remove the Street Utility fees until the TSP is completed
Moved by:  Michael Zarosinski                                         Seconded by:  Tim D’Alessandro
*Kay Brooks returned
Roll call:  Councilmembers D’Alessandro, Gordon, Stine, Wallan, and Zarosinski voting yes; Brooks and Jackle voting no; Bearnson abstained.
Ordinance #2018-32 will be placed for second reading.
           
90.    Council Business
         90.1     Proclamations issued:
                        Immigrant Heritage Month – June 2018
                        National Homeownership Month – June 2018
                        Men’s Health Month – June 2018
                       
         90.2     Committee Reports and Communications
      a.   The UGB should be finalized soon. The Construction Excise Tax will be implemented shortly thereafter; Council agreed to apply the tax on August 1.
 
100.  City Manager and Staff Reports
         a.         A memorandum on the residential treatment facility on Lone Pine was provided.
 
         b.         Options for the homeless issues were presented; Bob Wise and Patsy Smullin have offered to help. Option 2 proposal, which is to hire a facilitator, will be included.
 
110.  Adjournment
There being no further business, this Council meeting adjourned at 9:58 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
City Recorder

 

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