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
7/28/2021

Agenda

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

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.

Board of Health
-Director's Report

Open Public Comment
-Submitted Comments

Board of Health

Agenda

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)
Please note that the Council Time will begin at the conclusion of Board Health. You will be able to access both with the same access code: 1464 76 3837

Council Time Items:
-Minutes for July 21, 2021
-Body Camera Funding
  -Staff Report
  -Jail Sales Tax Resolution
  -Public Safety Resolution  
-Equestrian Update
-Work Session Requests:
  -Housing Options Study & Action Plan Update
  -Update of Clark County Code 24.17 Onsite Sewage System Rules and Regulations
  -Columbia River Gorge Commission Management Plan Update
-Executive Sessions: 1 Pending Litigation RCW 42.30.110(1)(i) (20 minutes) 

Council Time

7/26/2021

Weekly Calendar

7/21/2021

Work Session via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 1466 73 1312

Work Session: Body Cameras

Work Session

Agenda

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)
Please note that the Council Time will begin at the conclusion of the work session. You will be able to access both with the same access code: 1466 73 1312

Council Time Items:
-Minutes for July 14, 2021
-District Court Judicial Interviews
-Executive Session: 1 Pending Litigation RCW 42.30.110(1)(i) (20 minutes); 1 Potential Litigation RCW 42.30.110(1)(i)

Council Time

7/20/2021

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: 1461 59 2115
  • 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.

Consent:
1. Warrants:
- June 10-July 25, 2021
- June 28-July 2, 2021
- July 5-9, 2021
2. Minutes approved for:
- June 15, 2021 (Verbatim Transcript – Buildable Lands Update)
July 6, 2021
3. Ratification of Staff Report 2021-1528 previously approved by the County Manager. This request is to apply for the Local Records Grant through Washington State Archives. Total remuneration would be up to $50,000.

Separate Business:
1. Approval of a resolution to submit a proposition to Clark County voters authorizing a one-tenth of 1% county sales and use tax for public safety funding purposes. *item removed
2. Approval of American Rescue Plan Act funding for the Network Infrastructure Refresh.
3. Resolution designating Robert D. Klug, P.E. as interim Acting County Engineer. *add-on item

Open Public Comment
- Submitted Comments

Public Hearing: Proposed amendment to the Clark County Home Rule Charter regarding procedures for processing initiative, mini-initiative, and referendum petitions
- Ordinance & Staff Report

Public Hearing: Proposed amendment to the Clark County Home Rule Charter regarding the persons eligible to vote on certain initiatives, mini-initiatives, and referendum
- Ordinance & Staff Report

Public Hearing: Proposed amendment to Clark County Code 3.08.011 to increase the current use assessment application processing fee. 
- Ordinance & Staff Report
Presentation
- Submitted Comments

Council Meeting

7/19/2021

Weekly Calendar

7/14/2021

Agenda

*CANCELED- Board of Health

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

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.

Board of Health

Board of Health has been canceled

Special Meeting: Executive Session RCW 42.30.110(1)(h) for 60 minutes
Council will hold executive session to discuss applicant qualifications for appointment to an elective office pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(h), estimated to last 1 hour with possible action afterwards.

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 1464 87 5265

Special Meeting

Council Time Agenda

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 1464 87 5265

Council Time Items:
- Minutes for July 7, 2021
- Purdue Bankruptcy; Notice Confirmation Hearing; NOAT TDP
- Public Meetings
- Redistricting Committee Nominations *add on item
- Executive Session: 1 Potential Litigation RCW 42.30.110 (1)(i) (10 minutes), 1 Pending Litigation RCW 42.30.110 (1)(i) (15 minutes), 2 Pending Litigation RCW 42.30.110 (1)(i) (20 minutes, with possible action)

Council Time

Work Session via WebEx (audio only)
Please note that the work session will begin at the conclusion of Council Time. You will be able to access both with the same access code: 1464 87 5265

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 1464 87 5265

Work Session: 2022 Environmental Public Health Fees
- Presentation
- Fee Adjustment Proposals

Work Session

7/12/2021

Weekly Calendar

7/7/2021

Work Session via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 1462 15 6523

Work Session: Cedars Golf Course Acquisition Alternatives

Work Session

Council Time Agenda

Minutes

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)
Please note that the Council Time will begin at the conclusion of the work session. You will be able to access both with the same access code: 1462 15 6523

Council Time Items:
-Minutes for June 30, 2021
-Work Session Request: Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR), Popular Annual Report (PAFR), and Trend Report
-C-Pacer Program
-Executive Session: 1 Pending Litigation RCW 42.30.110(1)(i) (20 minutes)

Council Time

7/6/2021

Agenda

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: 1461 48 1811
  • 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.

Consent:
1. Warrants:
- June 7-11, 2021
- May 31-June 4, 2021
- June 14-18, 2021
2. Minutes approved for:
- June 15, 2021
3. Plats (for notice only)
- Hockinson Brook Subdivision
- Dogwood Estates Subdivision
4. Approval of resolutions designating TV ETC and CVTV, respectively, as the education and government access providers on the Cable Television System.
5. Approval of a resolution adopting the City/County Telecommunications Commission Biennial Report regarding franchise compliance by the cable television operator, Comcast of Washington V, LLC (“Comcast”); Franchise Agreement
6. Approval of $10,000 in petty cash funds for the 2021 Family Fun Series events at the Clark County Event Center to be deposited in the Fairgrounds Site Management Group account at Umpqua Bank.
7. Approval to release Commissioner holiday rights and add the County recognized holiday of Juneteenth, June 19, 2021, to Collective Bargaining Agreement between the County and the Information Technology Guild.
8. Approval of the existing classification Program Assistant for LiUNA Local 335 Health Care Division and assign it to the proposed pay range Local 335.508.
9. Approval to close the Juvenile Court revolving checking account.
10. Approval of a Notice to Contractors requesting bids for construction of NE 134th Street Adaptive Traffic Signals project, PRJ #0000608/CRP #301122.
11. Approval authorizing the County Manager to sign a Class IV Work Crew Master Agreement with the Washington State Department of Corrections to provide offender work crew services to supplement Vegetation Management activities in Clark County.

Separate Business:
 Approval of a fund balance policy for the Real Estate Excise Tax Fund 3083 (REET 2).
2. Approval of an Interlocal Agreement to renew the Southwest Washington Workforce Investment Area along with Cowlitz and Wahkiakum counties, effective July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2025.
3. Approval authorizing the County Manager to execute an Interlocal Agreement between the City of La Center and Clark County for the Clark County Microbial Identification and Source Tracing for La Center IDDE Project.
4. Approval to 1) adopt the Curtin Creek Community Park Master Plan; 2) authorize the County Manager to sign a Professional Services Agreement with Robertson Engineering to complete design and construction documents for Curtin Creek Community Park; and 3) authorize the Public Works Director to sign supplemental agreements to extend the duration and increate the contract amount by up to 10 percent.
5. Approval of a resolution relating to a Washington State Public Works Board low-interest loan for construction activities on the NE 99th Street (NE 94th Avenue – Vicinity of NE 117th Avenue (SR503) project.

Open Public Comment
Submitted Public Comment

Public Hearing: 2021 Emergency Budget Supplemental #3
Resolution

Public Hearing: Amendments to Clark County Code 40.510
- Staff Report

7/5/2021

Weekly Calendar

6/30/2021

Work Session via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 1878 14 3420

Work Session: ARPA Funding

Work Session

Council Time Agenda

Minutes

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)
Please note that the Council Time will begin at the conclusion of the work session. You will be able to access both with the same access code: 1878 14 3420

Council Time Items:
-Minutes for June 23, 2021
-Declaration of Emergency Public Health & Recreational Vehicles
   - Original Resolution
-Fireworks Use & Sale Ban; Presentation
-CCC 3.08.011 Current Use Assessment application processing fee; Presentation
-Work Session Request: WSU Extension
-Executive Session: 1 Pending Litigation RCW 42.30.110(1)(i) (10 minutes) 

Council Time

6/29/2021

Agenda

PLEASE NOTE

*Vacant Buildable Land Model hearing continued from June 15, 2021
*Public comment will be accepted at this hearing

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: 1464 55 9167
  • 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.

Public Hearing: Vacant Buildable Lands Update *continued from June 15, 2021 

Staff Documents:

Documents produced by the Building Industry Coalition:

Open Public Comment
Submitted Public Comment

Council Meeting

6/28/2021

Weekly Calendar

6/23/2021

Agenda

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

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.

Board of Health
COVID Update
Submitted Public Comment

Board of Health

Council Time Agenda

Minutes

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)
Please note that the Council Time will begin at the conclusion of the Board of Health. You will be able to access both with the same access code: 1461 19 9056

Council Time Items:
-Minutes for June 16, 2021
-Charter Amendment Ordinance
-District Court Judge Recruitment
-Body Cameras
-Council Meetings
-Work Session Request
    -2022 Environmental Public Health (EPH) Fees
    -Cedars Golf Alternatives
-Executive Session: 1 Potential Litigation RCW 42.30.110(1)(i) (15 minutes) 

Council Time

6/21/2021

Weekly Calendar

6/16/2021

Council Time Agenda

Minutes

Council Time via WebEx (audio only)

Phone: 1-408-418-9388
Access Code: 146 457 8755

Council Time Items:
-Minutes for June 9, 2021
-Charter Amendment
-Redistricting
-Executive Session: Collective Bargaining (10 minutes)

Council Time

6/15/2021

Agenda

Council Meeting Minutes

VBLM Hearing Verbatim 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: 1872 75 9314
  • 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.

Presentation: Certificate of Good Road Practice from the County Road Administrative Board to the County Engineer

Consent:
1. Warrants:
- May 24-28, 2021
- May 25-28, 2021
2. Minutes approved for:
- June, 1, 2021
- June 1, 2021 (verbatim transcript - Suspension of CFP updates)
3. Approval of County Manager Appointments and Letters of Acceptance for:
- Jan Bader appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission, effective July 1, 2021 to July 30, 2024.
- Morgan Frazier appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission, effective July 1, 2021 to July 30, 2024.
- Paige Alfuth appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission, effective immediately to June 30, 2022.
- James Miller appointed to the Clark County Law & Justice Council as Superintendent of Larch Correctional Center.
- Maria Swinger-Inskeep appointed to the Public Health Advisory Board, effective immediately to Sept. 30, 2023.
4. Plats (for notice only):
Declaration to Amend Short Plat Book 3 Page 043
5. Approval to delete the Commissioner Holiday and add the County recognized holiday of Juneteenth, June 19th, as of 2021, to Collective Bargaining Agreement between the County and International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 24, AFL-CIO, Local 1432.
6. Approval to repurpose funding from the Courthouse Roof Project to the Juvenile backflow device and Jail Work Center walk-in cooler and freezer.
7. Approval authorizing the County Manager to sign an Interlocal Cooperative Purchasing Agreement per RCW 39.34.030 Joint Powers for Cooperative Purchasing with the City of Port Angeles, Washington.

Separate Business:
1. Approval to allocate $15,500,000 of American Rescue Plan funding to Clark County Community Services for the purpose of supporting the Clark County Homeless Crisis Response System (HCRS) in its response to increased unsheltered homelessness that has presented itself during the COVID-19 Pandemic, and authorize the County Manager to sign the related grant agreements, subcontracts, amendments, and required reports.
2. Approval of the 2020 Annual Bridge Report.
3. Approval authorizing the County Manager to execute a utility easement to Clark Public Utilities for Felida Community Park; PRJ0000138. *item pulled
4. Approval of a resolution waiving the competitive negotiation requirements of RCW 39.26.125 and 39.04.280 due to a sole source purchase and authorizing the County Manager to sign a Professional Services Agreement with Aquatic Informatics, Inc. to purchase Aquarius Next Generation sole source software.
5. Add-On (if item #1 under separate business is approved)
    Request a public hearing be set for July 6, 2021 for the purpose of presenting, discussing, and approving the 2021 Emergency Budget Supplemental #3 appropriation.

Open Public Comment
- Submitted Public Comment

Public Hearing: County Code 2.57 - Community Action Advisory Board

Public Hearing: Vacant Buildable Land Model *Hearing continued*
- Staff Report/Memo
- Staff Presentation
- Resolution
- Project Webpage
- ECONorthwest Presentation
- ECONorthwest Memo
- Industry Market Factor Model
- Exhibit 1: Buildable Lands PAC Report
- Exhibit 2: Memo on Infrastructure Deductions
- Exhibit 3: March 24 Memo on Buildable Lands Project- March 2021 Follow Up
- Exhibit 4: Correspondence
- Exhibit 5:  April 1 Memo on Buildable Lands Project- March 2021 Follow Up
- Exhibit 6: City of Vancouver Letter to County Council
- Exhibit 7: Four Vacant Buildable Lands Model Versions
- Submitted Public Comment

Council Meeting