SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
1. CALL TO ORDER AND ROLL CALL: Mayor Woodruff called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m. Mayor Woodruff and Councilors O'Brien, Gates, Campbell and Cutter answered the roll. Councilors Christenson and Holland were excused. A quorum was present.
2. MINUTES: The Council considered the minutes from the August 11, 2016 meeting. Councilor Cutter moved to approve the minutes as presented. Councilor Campbell seconded, and the motion carried unanimously on a voice vote.
3. PUBLIC COMMENTS AND PRESENTATIONS: John Maré addressed the Council regarding a call he had received regarding the possible presence of an illegal road located near the Woodland Trail. The Waldport Walkers had hiked the trail and had not found anything. Public Works Director Andry noted that a waterline easement off of Park Drive had recently been cleared, though it didn't affect the trail. This may be the location the caller had been talking about.
4. DISCUSSION/ACTION ITEMS:
A. Proclamations: The Council considered proclamations for "National Recovery Month", "Constitution Week" and the "Cruzin for Crab" Festival. Mayor Woodruff signed all three proclamations.
B. Resolution Setting Dump Fees: Councilor Cutter suggested adding RV to the resolution for clarification. The Council approved the suggestions. Councilor Campbell moved to approve Resolution 1216 as amended. Councilor O'Brien seconded, and the motion carried unanimously.
C. Safety Discussion: Discussion ensued regarding the types of issues to be included in the workshop, such as sidewalks, crosswalks, signage, etc. It was suggested that participants from the School District, Sheriff's Department, and County Road Department be invited to the workshop, which will be scheduled sometime in either October or November. It was also suggested that this be a night meeting, in order to enable as many people as possible to attend.
D. Industrial Park Feasibility Study/Master Plan: City Manager Kemp noted that the objective was to have the Council review the Tier 1 phase of the Waldport Industrial Area Master Plan (Feasibility Study), the Scope of Work for the Tier 2 phase, and the property owner contribution methodology. Discussion ensued regarding the master plan, including the reconfiguration of the affected properties, the proposed Highway 101 access, and the property owner cost-sharing process. Councilor Cutter moved to approve the Scope of Work for Tier 2. Councilor Gates seconded, and the motion carried unanimously on a voice vote.
E. Other Issues: A Waldport resident addressed the Council regarding pedestrian safety concerns. It was noted that a safety workshop is being planned.
5. COUNCIL COMMENTS AND CONCERNS: None.
6. REPORTS: The written reports from the City Manager and the Public Works Director were included in the packet materials. City Manager Kemp gave a brief verbal review of his written report, and distributed a copy of the City's newsletter to the Council.
7. EXECUTIVE SESSION: At 3:10 p.m. the Council recessed into Executive Sessions pursuant to ORS 192.660(2)(h), and 192.660(2)(e). The topics of discussion were the status of the water storage tank project and the potential lease of the old Public Works shop.
8. ACTIONS, IF ANY, FROM EXECUTIVE SESSION: At 3:50 p.m., the Council reconvened into Open Session. No action was necessary.
9. ADJOURNMENT: At 3:51 p.m., there being no further business to come before the Council, the meeting was adjourned.
Reda Q. Eckerman, City Recorder
APPROVED by the Waldport City Council this 13th day of October, 2016.
SIGNED by the Mayor this 13th day of October, 2016.
Susan Woodruff, Mayor