Clark County Council Meetings

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For meeting dates and times, please see the County Council Calendar or the Weekly Calendar on our Meeting Information page. 

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Date Agendas & Minutes Related Documents Audio/Video
3/8/2021

Weekly Calendar

3/3/2021

Work Session via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 198 1282

Work Session: Buildable Lands Project Advisory Committee Recommendations
- Presentation
- Report

Work Session

Council Time Agenda

Please note that Council Time will begin at the conclusion of the Work Session. You will be able to access both the Work Session and Council Time meeting with the same access code: 146 198 1282

Council Time Items:
- Minutes for Feb. 24, 2021
- Hinton DA
   - MH Subdivision-Hinton DA
   - Amendment Memo
- Harmony Sports Complex
   - Presentation
   - Staff Report & Resolution
- Amendment to 2021 Annual Construction Program (ACP)
- Draft Ordinance re: Board of Health
- Sidewalk Maintenance
- Executive Sessions: 1 Pending Litigation (20 minutes)

Council Time

3/2/2021

Council Meeting Agenda

PLEASE NOTE

Council meetings are closed to the public until further notice, but they encourage participation in the following ways:

  • Watch it live on CVTV (Comcast channel 23)
  • Livestream from your personal computer, www.cvtv.org
  • Listen to audio only by calling: 1-408-418-9388 and entering access code: 187 173 5054
  • Submit comments: https://www.clark.wa.gov/councilors/public-comment
  • or via the US Postal Service to the Clark County Council, c/o Rebecca Messinger, PO Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-500

Participate in Open Public Comment during the meeting:
- Register by sending an email to rebecca.messinger@clark.wa.gov and indicate which meeting you wish to speak at and the topic you wish to address 
- Please read the following instructions to participate in the Open Public Comment portion of the meeting.

Proclamation:
- Red Cross Month

Consent:
1. Warrants:
- Feb. 8-12, 2021
- Feb. 1-5, 2021
- Feb. 15-19, 2021
2. Minutes:
- Feb. 16, 2021
3. Budget documentation received – for notice only:
- Clark County Fire Protection District No. 6 – Adoption of 2021 Final Fire Suppression Budget
4. Plats- for notice only:
NE 94th Street Short Plat
Gary & Carolyn Johnson Short Plat
Ritola Family Short Plat
5. Approval of a resolution approving a sole source agreement with Southern Folger Contracting, Inc. for the refurbishment of Security Detention Doors in the Clark County Jail and waive the competitive bidding requirements of RCW 39.04.280(1)(a) due to a single source of supply.
6. Approval of a contract with the Council for the Homeless to provide wrap-around services for unhoused individuals who have become impacted by COVID-19. Also, request approval authorizing the Public Health Director to sign any resulting amendments.
7. Approval of a contract amendment with Wiland Associates LLC, to extend the contract term, allowing the contractor to continue assisting staffing Public Health’s Incident Management Team (IMT) for ongoing COVID-19 response efforts. Also, request approval authorizing the Public Health Director to sign any resulting amendments.
8. Approval authorizing the County Manager to accept a Quit Claim Deed from the University Estates Subdivision property owners for Tax Parcel No. 986034-082 thus accepting ownership and maintenance of a stormwater facility there
9. Approval authorizing the County Manager to execute a Correction Easement on Parcel No. 185458-000 and execute a Public Utility Easement on Parcel No. 185404-000 and 185458-000 as part of the Northwest 10th Avenue project (CRP 323322).

Separate Business
1. Approval of recommended revisions to the Clark County Veterans Assistance Fund Policies and Procedures Manual.

Open Public Comment
- Submitted public comments

Public Hearing: Public Participation Plan for Clark County's Transportation System Plan
- Transportation System Plan Webpage

Public Hearing: Precinct Additions and Precinct Boundary Changes

Council Meeting

3/1/2021

Weekly Calendar

2/24/2021

Board of Health Agenda

Board of Health meetings are closed to the public until further notice, but they encourage participation in the following ways:

Board of Health
- COVID-19 Update
- Public Comment

Board of Health

Work Session via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 187 215 2778

Work Session: Surface Mining/Aggregate Overview
- Agenda
- Letter

Work Session

Council Time Agenda

Please note that Council Time will begin at the conclusion of the Work Session. You will be able to access both the Work Session and Council Time meeting with the same access code: 187 215 2778

Council Time Items:

- Minutes for Feb. 17, 2021
- Board of Health appointments
- Executive Session: 1 Potential Litigation (30 min.)

Council Time

2/22/2021

Weekly Calendar

2/17/2021

Work Session via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 336 4656

Work Session: Water Quality Work in Clark County

Work Session

Council Time Agenda

Minutes

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)

Please note that Council Time will begin at the conclusion of the Work Session. You will be able to access both the Work Session and Council Time meeting with the same access code: 146 336 4656

Council Time Items:
- Minutes for Feb. 10, 2021
- Red Cross Month Proclamation
- Work Session Request: County Code 24.17 Onsite Sewage System Rules and Regulations
- Executive Session: 3 Pending litigation (55 min. total), 1 Potential litigation (10 min.)

Council Time

2/16/2021

Council Meeting Agenda

Council Meeting Minutes

PLEASE NOTE

Council meetings are closed to the public until further notice, but they encourage participation in the following ways:

  • Watch it live on CVTV (Comcast channel 23)
  • Livestream from your personal computer, www.cvtv.org
  • Listen to audio only by calling: 1-408-418-9388 and entering access code: 187 052 5173
  • Submit comments: https://www.clark.wa.gov/councilors/public-comment
  • or via the US Postal Service to the Clark County Council, c/o Rebecca Messinger, PO Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-500

Participate in Open Public Comment during the meeting:
- Register by sending an email to rebecca.messinger@clark.wa.gov and indicate which meeting you wish to speak at and the topic you wish to address 
- Please read the following instructions to participate in the Open Public Comment portion of the meeting.

Executive Session: The council will adjourn their regular meeting in order to hold an executive session regarding RCW 42.30.110(1)(g). The session is expected to last approximately 10 min, with possible action to follow.
- County Manager Contract

Declaration of Emergency

Consent:
1. Warrants:
- Jan. 25-29, 2021
2. Minutes:
- Jan. 19, 2021 (Verbatim Transcript: Growth Management Plan Arterial Atlas Map and 2020 Annual Reviews & Dockets)
Feb. 2, 2021
3. Plats- for notice only:
- Tenny Creek Subdivision Phase 2
4. Approval of a Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Clark County Deputy Sheriff’s Guild.
5. Approval of Collective Bargaining Agreements with the Medical Examiner’s Office Unit International Longshoremen and Warehouse Union (ILWU – Local 8)
6. Approval of a Notice to Contractors requesting bids for the 2021 Joint Agency Road Preservation Project (PRJ0000974).
7. Approval of a resolution authorizing the Interim County Manager to sign a utility easement granting Clark Public Utilities access across portions of right-of-way as part of the Northeast 10th Avenue Project; and authorize the Interim County Manager to sign an Interlocal Agreement with Clark Public Utilities for the relocation of poles, electrical lines and other facilities necessary to construct the Northeast 10th Avenue Project (CRP 323322).
8. Approval of a Grant Agreement with the Washington State Transportation Improvement Board for the Northeast 99th Street (Northeast 94th Avenue – Northeast 117th Avenue) Project (CRP No. 350722).
9. Approval authorizing the Public Works Director to sign two grant agreements with the Washington Department of Ecology for a total of $663,270 to fund stormwater capital projects.
10. Approval authorizing the Interim County Manager to sign a cooperative purchasing agreement per RCW 39.34.030 Joint Powers for Cooperative Purchasing with the City of Spokane, WA.

Separate Business:
1. Approval of an ordinance relating to land use; adopting amendments to the 20-year Comprehensive Growth Management Plan; arterial atlas map; comprehensive plan text and Countywide Planning Policies. The adopting ordinance incorporates findings made by the County Council at public hearings that were held on Jan. 19, 2021.
2. Approval authorizing the County Manager to sign a Warranty Deed and Temporary Construction Easement from Justin W. Roberts for Tax Parcel No. 155347-000. 
3. Approval of a resolution for the temporary road closure of Northeast 99th Street between the Leichner Landfill property and Northeast 107th Avenue, as part of the Clark Regional Wastewater District’s sewer improvement project.
4. Approval of a contract for specialized bond counsel legal services with Foster Garvey P.C., effective Jan. 2021 through Dec. 31, 2024.
5. Approval of a resolution to cancel uncollectable delinquent property taxes, assessments and fees for business personal and mobile home property accounts.

Open Public Comment
- Submitted written comment

Public Hearing: 2021 Emergency Budget Supplemental

Council Meeting

2/15/2021

Weekly Calendar

2/10/2021

Council Time Agenda

Minutes

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)

Please note that Council Time will begin at 10:00 a.m. 

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 187 032 6812

Council Time Items:
- Minutes for Feb. 3, 2021
- Private Road NE 40th Avenue update; Resolution
- CRF Title V Funding (Cares Act Funding); Report
- Hinton Development Agreement Amendment
- Fire Impact Fees (Fire District 3)
- Work Session Request: DEAB's 2020 Annual Report and 2021/2022 Work Plan
- Work Session Request: YMCA Battle Ground Pool
- Executive Sessions: 1 Potential Litigation (10 mins.); 1 Pending Litigation (20 mins.); RCW 42.30.110(1)(G) (15 mins.) 

Council Time

2/8/2021

Weekly Calendar

2/3/2021

Work Session via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 205 7213

Work Session: Accommodations for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community- POSTPONED

Council Time Agenda

Council Time Minutes

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)

Please note that Council Time will begin at the conclusion of the Work Session. You will be able to access both the Work Session and Council Time meeting with the same access code: 146 205 7213

Council Time Items:
-Minutes Jan. 27, 2021
-Private Road NE 20th Avenue on County Property
-Executive Sessions: 2 Potential Litigation (20 mins.); RCW 42.30.110(1)(G) (30 mins.)

Council Time

2/2/2021

Council Meeting Agenda

Council Meeting Minutes

PLEASE NOTE

Council meetings are closed to the public until further notice, but they encourage participation in the following ways:

  • Watch it live on CVTV (Comcast channel 23)
  • Livestream from your personal computer, www.cvtv.org
  • Listen to audio only by calling: 1-408-418-9388 and entering access code: 146 269 6857 (unique to this meeting)
  • Submit comments: https://www.clark.wa.gov/councilors/public-comment
  • or via the US Postal Service to the Clark County Council, c/o Rebecca Messinger, PO Box 5000, Vancouver, WA 98666-500

Participate in Open Public Comment during the meeting:
- Register by sending an email to rebecca.messinger@clark.wa.gov and indicate which meeting you wish to speak at and the topic you wish to address 
- Please read the following instructions to participate in the Open Public Comment portion of the meeting.

 Proclamations:
- Weekend of Prayer and Reflection
- Black History Month

Consent:
1. Warrants:
- Jan. 18-22, 2021
- Dec. 15-31, 2021
- Jan. 01-08, 2021
- Jan. 11-15, 2021
2. Minutes:
- Jan. 19, 2021
- Jan. 20, 2021 (Planning Commission Appointment)
3. Approval of County Manager Appointments and Letters of Acceptance for:
- Aldo Lampson Veranzo appointed to the Planning Commission, effective immediately to Dec. 31, 2022
- Alishia Topper reappointed to the Community Action Advisory Board, effective immediately to Dec. 31, 2023.
- Thomas Breitenbauch reappointed to the Community Action Advisory Board, effective immediately to Dec. 31, 2023.
- Rob Perkins reappointed to the Community Action Advisory Board, effective immediately to Dec. 31, 2023.
- Amy Lynn Roark reappointed to the Community Action Advisory Board, effective immediately to Dec. 31, 2023.
- Jamie Spinelli reappointed to the Community Action Advisory Board, effective immediately to Dec. 31, 2023
4. Plats (for notice only):
- Alpine Village Subdivision
- Grove Crossing aka Orchards Hideaway Subdivision
5. Approval to add a new Civil Service classification, Digital Forensic Investigator, to the County HR Pay Plan, effective Jan. 1, 2021.
6. Approval to reclassify Legal Secretary II positions (P001876, P001860, P001858, P001874, P001869, P002286, P001861, P001872, P001881, P001856, P001854, P001863) from the Legal Secretary II classification to the Judicial Assistant classification, effective Jan. 16, 2021; and realign the M3.506 Judicial Assistant pay range by ten (10) percent to include District Court Judicial Assistants.
7. Approval to repurpose savings from the CRESA Roof and UPS Replacement projects to the HVAC System Automation Project for the CRESA 911 Building.
8. Approval to repurpose funding for the Event Center Kitchen Remodel Project.
9. Approval to add amendments number two and three to the CBM System Janitorial Contract to add the Courthouse and Campus COVID cleaning. This request would also add increased expenditure and revenue budget to cover the additional expenses.
10. Approval to add a 1.0 FTE Management Analyst project position to expire no later than Dec. 31, 2021 and to extend P003119, 1.0 FTE Program Coordinator I project position, through Dec. 31, 2021. This will provide necessary support for Clark County Public Health’s Finance team as the COVID-19 pandemic response continues.
11. Approval of a Notice to Contractors requesting bids for construction of the Whipple Creek Place Stormwater Repair project (PRJ4056365A).
12. Approval of a Notice to Contractors requesting bids for construction of the 2020 Preservation Guardrail project (CRP No. 391522/PRJ0000374).
13. Approval of a Notice to Contractors requesting bids for the 2021 Road Preservation HMA (Hot Mix Asphalt) Overlays project (CRP No. 300722/PRJ0000584).

Separate Business:
1. Approval of a two-year extension and increased expenditure authority from $26,000 per year to $50,000 in 2021 and $60,000 in 2022 for the after-hours emergency animal services contract with Paw’d It Forward. This is for the provision of emergency animal transport and other assistance when county offices are closed. The amended contract will be effective from Jan. 19, 2021 to Dec. 31, 2022. Item pulled from agenda.
2. Approval authorizing the County Manager to sign a three-year Interlocal Agreement with the Vancouver Housing Authority and the City of Vancouver to establish a partnership to acquire and operation a 63-room, non-congregate shelter facility to serve unhoused persons in Clark County.
- Notification Area Map
3. Approval of a contract with Better Air Northwest and increase budget for Fund 5093-Central Support Services in the amount of $50,000 per year.
4. Approval authorizing the County Manager to sign a service agreement with Lewis County for reimbursement of a Regional Health Officer and increase the Deputy Health Office position P003049 from .8 FTE to 1.0 FTE. Further, request approval authorizing the County Manager to execute the agreement and any resulting amendments.
5. Set a public hearing for Feb. 16, 2021 for the purpose pf presenting, discussing, and approving an Emergency Budget Supplemental for special funding related to COVID-19.

Open Public Comment
- Submitted general public comment

Public Hearing: Cornerstone Development Agreement

Public Hearing: Fireworks
-Presentation
Public Comments- part 1
Public Comments- part 2
Public Comments- part 3
Public Comments- part 4
Public Comments- part 5
Public Comments- part 6

Council Meeting

2/1/2021

Weekly Calendar

1/27/2021

Board of Health meetings are closed to the public until further notice, but they encourage participation in the following ways:

Board of Health
-COVID-19 Update 
-MOA with Skamania and Cowlitz County

Open Public Comments

Board of Health

Work Session via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 269 2081

Work Session: Transportation Systems Plan
- Presentation
- Public Participation Plan

Work Session

Council Time Agenda

Council Time Minutes

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)

Please note that Council Time will begin at the conclusion of the Work Session. You will be able to access both the Work Session and Council Time meeting with the same access code: 146 269 2081

Council Time Items:
- Minutes for Jan. 20, 2021
- Interlocal Agreement RE: Public Defense Contract for indigent clients assigned to District Court Mental Health Therapeutic Court
- Legislative Call
- Executive Session: 1 Pending Litigation (30 min.)

Council Time

1/26/2021

Agenda

Council Planning Retreat via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 512 6408

Part II
- Council Offices
-Council Policy Project Overview

  • Project Overview (Issue, Background)
  • Project Status
  • Potential Next Steps
  • 2021 Priorities

- Economic Development Position

Planning Retreat

1/25/2021

Weekly Calendar

1/20/2021

Council Time Agenda

Council Time Minutes

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 453 2439

Council Time Items:
- Minutes for Jan. 13, 2021
- Work Session: Department of Ecology's Water Quality "Poop Smart Clark"
- Work Session: Buildable Lands Project Advisory Committee (BLPAC) Recommendations
- Executive Sessions: 1 Pending Litigation (20 min.); 1 Potential Litigation (10 min.); RCW 42.30.110(1)(G) (20 min.)

Council Time