January 22, 2019 Preliminary Council Minutes

GRANGER CITY COUNCIL

7:00 pm                                                                                      City Hall

January 22, 2019                                                                      102 Main Street

MINUTES

FLAG SALUTE

The flag salute was led by Mayor Trevino

CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Trevino called the meeting of January 22, 2019 to order at 7:00 p.m., and advised that the meeting was being video and audio recorded.

COUNCIL AND ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL PRESENT

Jose Trevino              Alice Koerner, City Clerk Treasurer

Maggie Estrada        Jodie Luke, Public Works Director

Maria Gonzalez       Estevan Araguz, Chief of Police

Lilia Villarreal                       

Julie Sharp

Juan Isiordia

AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION

None

MINUTES

It was moved by Councilwoman Villarreal to approve the minutes as presented.   Motion seconded by Councilwoman Sharp.

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

NEW BUSINESS

Business License Agreement with DOR

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to have the City of Granger enter into the Business Licensing Service Agreement with the Washington State Department of Revenue, for the purpose of processing the City’s business licenses. Motion seconded by Councilwoman Gonzalez

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Ordinance 1329

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to accept the bid submitted by the Sunnyside Sun and adopt Ordinance 1329, an ordinance relating to the City’s designation of the City’s official newspaper and establish an effect date.  Motion seconded by Councilwoman Villarreal.

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Evergreen Rural Water of Washington Conference

Motion was made by Councilwoman Sharp to allow the expenditure of $675.00 for Public Works to attend the Evergreen Rural Water of Washington Conference to get their continuing education units. Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Estrada.

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Resolution 2019-01

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to adopt Resolution 2019-01, A resolution supporting the legislature to eliminate sales tax on all VFW’s and American Legions. Motion seconded by Councilwoman Villarreal.

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Confirmation to Planning Commission

It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to confirm the appointment of Ron Forgey to the Granger Community Development Commission.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Gonzalez.

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Mayor Pro-Tem

It was moved by Councilwoman Villarreal to nominate Councilwoman Sharp as Mayor Pro-Tem for the 2019 year.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Gonzalez.

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Library Board Trustee

Motion was made by Councilwoman Sharp to nominate Councilwoman Gonzalez to the Library Board of Trustees.  Motion seconded by Councilwoman Estrada.

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

Motion was made by Councilwoman Gonzalez to nominate Councilwoman Sharp to the Library Board of Trustees.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Villarreal

MOTION CARRIED 5-0

MAYOR

Mayor Trevino informed Council of an invitation from Yakima Valley Conference of Government and the Yakima City Council to attend a forum on H2A Housing on Wednesday January 30, 2019 at the Yakima Convention Center in Yakima, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. 

BILLS

It was moved by Councilwoman Gonzalez to pay the bills of January 22, 2019 in the amount of $231,955.92.  Motion was seconded by Councilwoman Estrada.

MOTION CARRIED: 5-0

Fund Totals 01-22-19

C/E                                          $          48,292.96

PARK & REC                         $                   5.00

ST                                           $            5,165.09

EMS                                        $               914.62

WATER/SEWER                   $        153,493.05

GARBAGE                             $          18,777.46

IRRIGATION                          $            5,307.74

A/P Warrants 41995 to 42030 in the amount of $231,955.92

P/R Checks 41984 to 41994 plus direct deposit in the amount of $52,576.68

Treasurers Checks for December 2018: 11445-11454 in the amount of $7,204.34

ADJOURN

 It was moved by Councilwoman Sharp to adjourn the meeting. Motion was seconded by Councilman Gonzalez.  Meeting adjourned at 7:07 p.m.

MOTION CARRIED: 5-0

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