Wednesday, March 13, 2019
1. CALL TO ORDER
A. Roll Call
2. CONSENT AGENDA – RECOMMENDED ACTION:
A. Approve City Council Meeting Minutes as written for February 13, 2019
B. Approve Voucher Warrants as audited by the Finance Committee
C. Approve Payroll Warrants for January 2019
3. SPECIAL GUESTS AND PUBLIC COMMENT
4. COMMITTEE/BOARD/COMMISSION REPORTS
5. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS
A. Application to Columbia County to amend the Urban Growth Area for Dayton, WA – Meagan Bailey,
6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
7. NEW BUSINESS:
A. Recommended Action: Appoint Rusty Figgins to the Dayton Historic Preservation Commission, effective
March 14th, 2019, with a term ending February 28th, 2022 – Meagan Bailey, Planning Director
B. Recommended Action: Authorize Resolution No. 1374, adopting Residential Historic Design Guidelines
as recommended by the Dayton Historic Preservation Commission – Meagan Bailey, Planning Director
8. EXECUTIVE SESSION: To consider the selection of a site or the acquisition of real estate by lease or
purchase when public knowledge regarding such consideration would cause a likelihood of increased price
9. FINAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Next regular meeting is April 10, 2019 at 6:00 p.m. at Dayton City Hall, 111 S. 1st Street, Dayton, WA 99328.
1. CALL TO ORDER
Mayor Craig George calls the meeting to order at approximately 6:00 p.m.
Roll Call: Present: Kathy Berg, Matt Wiens, Dain Nysoe, Byron Kaczmarski, Delphine Bailey,
Mike Paris, Zac Weatherford
Staff: Meagan Bailey, Planning Director; Deb Hays Deputy City Clerk
2. CONSENT AGENDA:
A. Approve City Council Meeting Minutes as written for:
i. December 19, 2018
ii. December 27, 2018; and
iii. January 9, 2019
B. Approve Voucher Warrants as audited by the Finance Committee $130,928.61
C. Approve Payroll Warrants for January 2019 $86,220.36
D. Affirm Mayor George’s Re-appointment of Carol Lane to the Dayton Historic Preservation
Commission for a full appointment, with term expiry of February 28th, 2022.
E. Authorize Task Order for Comp Plan update
F. Authorize Task Order for 2019 Street Projects as budgeted in the 2019 Budget
G. Approve Dayton Planning Commission resignation of Commission member Ashly Beebe.
Nysoe makes the motion to approve Consent Agenda, Paris seconds. The motion carried
3. SPECIAL GUESTS/PUBLIC COMMENT
No Public Comment.
Close the regular meeting at 6:02 p.m. and Open the Public Hearing
Public Hearing to; Receive public testimony on the 2019 – 2024 Capital Improvement Plan:
Hearing no public comments. Mayor George Closes Public Hearing.
6:03 pm Close the Public Hearing
6: 03 p.m. Re-Open Regular scheduled meeting.
Nysoe makes the motion to approve Resolution No. 1366, adopting the City of Dayton’s 2019 – 2024
Capital Improvement Plan. Kaczmarski seconds. The motion carried unanimously.
4. COMMITTEE/BOARD/ COMMISSIONER REPORTS
Mayor Craig George discusses the following items
A. Wastewater Treatment Plant Project – March Meeting we will have an executive meeting with Anderson
Perry as it pertains to land purchase.
B. Application for Inert Waste Site Permit – has been sent off to DOE, have not heard anything back from
them yet, it was just mailed in last month.
C. Golf Course and Flour Mill Park Restroom Land Exchange – Is in the Mix we are working on this.
Follow-Up on request to maintain and operate private drives within the Cornaggia Addition. Mayor George
makes the comment the City of Dayton is NOT taking on the responsibility of maintaining private drives,
the property owners need to make sure to mark what is private and what is public.
Agenda Item No. 2(A)
Public Safety – There is no report.
Public Works – Berg reports she had a ride around with Jim this morning and looked at some
areas of concern. The City Crew is doing a good job.
Finance – There is no report.
Parks/Public Grounds – D. Bailey reports Trina is working on the Grant for trees for Main
Planning/Economic Development –Kaczmarski reports the Planning Committee has been
busy, Meagan will cover it in her report.
Personnel – Paris reports that the Personnel Committee met and firmed up the Resolutions that
we will be voting on tonight for contracts for employees. Mayor George reports that an
investigation has been performed on one of the City’s employees. The City received lawyer
assistance and the employee was properly disciplined. This issue has been taken care of.
Emergency Management – There is no report.
Chamber of Commerce – Berg reports, the Chamber has been busy working on Brix and Brew
March 15th @ pavilion. Chamber hopes to have an Assistant hired by the end of next week.
Commissioners – There is no report.
5. REPORTS OF CITY OFFICERS
Sheriff - Joe Helm reports – Still going thru a transition period - We did start our Citizen
Academy in 2019. Nysoe asks Sheriff Helm about 1639. Sheriff Helm explains to Nysoe his point
of enforcement on this issue. Sheriff Helm invites Nysoe and any other council member to come
to his office and discuss this issue further.
Public Works – There is no report.
Planning Director/Code Compliance – M. Bailey reports on the Code Compliance Update. She
is formally requesting a meeting with the Finance Committee, Public Safety and the City
Attorney. To discuss a potential abatement project.
Comp Plan Update – Updates are going to Planning Commission next week to finalizing updates
and heading for SEPA end of March first of April, still on target for June deadline. Minor issue,
Columbia County lost their GIS tech, M. Bailey is currently working with the consultant to amend
the contract to incorporate some additional GIS work.
M. Bailey makes mention she is looking at a potential development agreement inside the City
limits for a distillery. Exciting for potential new business, very early stages at this point.
M. Bailey reports she received verbal approval to hire an office Assistant and she is waiting for
written approval on Tuesday, the Office Assistant will begin on February 25th.
City Clerk-Treasurer – There is no report.
Mayor Pro-Tempore – There is no report.
Mayor – There is no report.
6. UNFINISHED BUSINESS
ACTION: Resolution No. 1367 - Engineering Services Contract with Anderson Perry & Associates, Inc.
for 2019-20217. Bailey makes the motion, to approve Resolution No. 1367 - Engineering Services Contract
with Anderson Perry & Associates, Inc. for 2019-2021. Berg seconds. The motion carries unanimously.
7. NEW BUSINESS
A. ACTION: Resolution No. 1368 - authorizing a personnel contract with James C. Costello.
B. ACTION: Resolution No. 1369 – authorizing a personnel contract with Debra M. Hays.
C. ACTION: Resolution No. 1370 – authorizing a personnel contract with Trina D. Cole. Mayor George
explains the reason for the contracts after a brief discussion. Council member Paris from the Personal
Committee explains the committee’s recommendations. D. Bailey makes a motion to approve Resolution
Nos. #1368, #1369, #1370. Weatherford seconds the motion; the motion carries unanimously.
D. ACTION: Resolution No. 1371, adopting updated countywide planning policies for Columbia County –.
Planning Director M. Bailey explained the updating process and improvements. Paris makes a motion to
adopt Resolution No. 1371 updated countywide planning policies for Columbia County. Bailey seconds.
The motion carries unanimously.
E. ACTION: Resolution No. 1372 – Flood Control Zone District. Mayor George explains the Flood
Control Zone District. Planning Director M Bailey explains in detail the process and steps that still need to
be taken to acquire the support of City of Dayton and City of Starbuck. Columbia County has adopted their
intent to form and now waiting for City of Dayton and City of Starbuck support. Berg moves for approval
to accept Resolution No.1372 Flood Control Zone District. Paris seconds. The motion carries unanimously.
F. ACTION: Resolution No. 1373 - Amend Master Fee Schedule to include changes to building permit fees
and charges – Planning Director M. Bailey explains in detail the positive changes to the Fee Schedule, after
a brief discussion. D Bailey makes a motion to approve, Resolution No. 1373 – Amend Master Fee
Schedule to include changes to building permit fees and charges. Kaczmarski seconds. The motion carries
G. ACTION: Gas Tax Agreement - Transportation Improvement Board for grant funding to replace the
Main Street Light bulbs to LED- Craig George, Mayor - D. Bailey asks why is it’s a GAS TAX? Mayor
George explains the details and how it is involved with Transportation Improvement Board. Positive
comments by several council member that the lights are nice and bright. Paris makes a motion to approve
Gas Tax Agreement - Transportation Improvement Board for grant funding to replace the Main Street Light
bulbs to LED. Weatherford seconds. The Motion carries unanimously.
8. FINAL PUBLIC COMMENT
Councilmember Nysoe –Asks about the Monthly City Council agendas not being in the local
papers. Mayor George asked Deputy Clerk Hays to take care of this for all 3 papers.
Deputy Clerk Hays –Reports about the Cemetery and Council Meeting records that will be picked
up March 4th or 5th. To be archived digitally. Hays explains these documents will be out of the
office, but we will still have access to them via the phone.
Councilmember D. Bailey - Reports on Public Works new truck. Public Works crew made it home
safe and truck looks great.
Mayor Craig George – Reports Anderson Perry has chosen Dayton High School to receive a
$750.00 Scholarship, Mayor George will coordinate with Dayton High School on getting this
information to students.
With no further business to come before the Council, the regular meeting is adjourned at 6:48 p.m.