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6:00 PM

MAY 13, 2013

CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE APPROVAL OF AGENDA SPECIAL ORDERS OF THE DAY A. Purple Heart Plaque Presentation to the City of Wasilla - Ken Ross COMMISSION AND AGENCY REPORTS A. Parks and Recreation Commission B. Friends of Wasilla Public Library C. Wasilla Area Seniors, Inc. (WASI) D. Knik-Goose Bay Road Reconstruction - Gerry Welsh, Alaska Department of Transportation E. Usibelli Coal Mine Report - Lorali Simon F. Matanuska Electric Association - Transmission Line Update - Joe Griffith (Requested by Council Member Woodruff) G. Knik Tribal Council H. Representative Lynn Gattis - Legislative Wrap Up PUBLIC PARTICIPATION A. Public Hearings (3-Minutes Per Person) 1. Ordinance Serial No. 13-12: Amending the Fiscal Year 2013 budget by appropriating $35,000 from the General Fund, Fund Balance, for a one-time appropriation to the Wasilla Area Seniors, Inc. (Sponsored by Council Member Lovell) 2. Ordinance Serial No. 13-13: Amending Wasilla Municipal Code (WMC) Subsection 12.24.015, in Chapter 12.24, Parks and Recreational Facilities, to add Lake Lucile Park to the list of parks managed or administered by the City of Wasilla. B. Persons to be Heard (3 Minutes Per Person) CONSENT AGENDA A. Minutes of Preceding Meetings 1. Regular Meeting: April 22, 2013 2. Special Meetings: April 15, 2013, April 25, 2013, and April 29, 2013 B. Introduction of Ordinances C. Resolutions 1. Resolution Serial No. 13-06: Authorizing the Mayor to execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the Alaska Department of Transportation for proposed improvements and transfer of portions of South Hallea Lane, West Nicola Avenue, North Deskas Street and South Mack Drive as part of the Parks Highway Improvements from Lucus Road to Church Road. 2. Resolution Serial No. 13-08: Authorizing the Mayor to execute an agreement with Head Rush for leased space in the Meta Rose Square in the amount of $3,060 for twelve (12) months. D. Action Memorandums 1. AM No. 13-12: Awarding a three (3) year contract to Analytica, effective July 1, 2013 in the amount of $54,073 to perform Water & Waste Water Laboratory Testing Services. 2. AM No. 13-13: Contract Award to Hattenburg, Dilley and Linnell in the amount of $113,630 for Aviation Avenue Water Line Extension Engineering Services and Airport Security Improvements Grant Assistance. 3. AM No. 13-14: Work Order Authorization to Matanuska Electric Association in the amount of $35,000 for the relocation of a switch cabinet as part of the Aviation Avenue Extension project. UNFINISHED BUSINESS A. Ordinance Serial No. 13-11(AM): Providing for the adoption of the Annual Budget for the Fiscal Year 2014 and appropriating funds to carry out said budget. (Postponed from April 2013) NEW BUSINESS A. Mayor’s Veto issued on April 22, 2013 1. Ordinance Serial No. 13-08: Amending Wasilla Municipal Code 5.16.030, 5.16.100 and 5.16.210 to increase the rate of the City sales tax by one percent (1%) to three (3%) beginning on January 1, 2013, and shall expire on December 31, 2014; amending Wasilla Municipal Code 5.16.210 to allocate one percent (1%) of the sales tax increase to a special account to finance the construction of the new Wasilla Public Library; and authorizing the City Clerk to submit the question of such sales tax rate increase to the qualified voters of the City at the October 1, 2013, regular City election. COMMUNICATIONS A. Informational Memorandums 1. IM No. 13-04: Monthly financial reports for the period ending March 31, 2013; to include the Month-To-Date Revenue Report, Month-To-Date Expenditure Report, Disbursements Greater than $5,000, Investment Report and the Quarterly Report of Businesses Receiving a Penalty Waiver For Sales Tax. B. Commission Minutes 1. Parks & Recreation Commission: April 10, 2013 2. Parks & Recreation Commission: Special Meeting, April 26, 2013 AUDIENCE COMMENTS (3-Minutes Per Person) MAYOR, CLERK AND ATTORNEY COMMENTS COUNCIL COMMENTS EXECUTIVE SESSION A. Concerning matters, the immediate public knowledge of which would clearly have an adverse effect upon the finances of the city and tends to prejudice the reputation and character of any person. (Requested by Council Member Harris) CITY OF WASILLA





7 P.M.

MAY 14, 2013

CALL TO ORDER ROLL CALL PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE APPROVAL OF AGENDA REPORTS A. City Deputy Administrator B. City Public Works Director C. City Attorney D. City Planner PUBLIC PARTICIPATION (five minutes per person, for items not scheduled for public hearing) CONSENT AGENDA A. Minutes of April 9, 2013, regular meeting NEW BUSINESS (five minutes per person) A. PUBLIC HEARINGS 1. Item: Proposed Downtown Area Plan (Reso. #13-07) Petitioner: City of Wasilla Request: Recommendation to Wasilla City Council to adopt the proposed Wasilla Downtown Area Plan as an amendment to the 2011 Comprehensive Plan so that it can serve as a document that the Wasilla Planning Commission, City Council, and City staff can use and cite as a basis for making decisions, such as identifying capital project priorities, land use permits, and considering applications for rezoning. 2. Item: CU 13-01 (Reso. #13-08) Petitioner: Pat Eder, Agent for Russell and Pamela Burlingame Request: Permit to construct an 11,252 square feet medical building – Alyeska Physical Therapy Total Area: 2.33 acres ± Site Address: 401 E. Bogard Road Lots C2 and C3, Section 3, Township 17 North, Range 1 West Zoning: Commercial Future Land Use: Generally Commercial/Business 3. Item: AA 13-27 and UP 13-02 (Reso. #13-06) Petitioner: Matanuska Electric Association (MEA) Request: Permit to construct new 80-100 feet tall 115 kV double circuit transmission lines, including 100 feet wide right-of-way easement, extending from the new Eklutna generation station to the Herning substation at S. Denali Street located within the Wasilla city limits. Total Area: Approximately three miles Site Address: A corridor extending west from Seward-Meridian Highway on the north side of the Parks Highway and then crossing to the south side of the Parks Highway behind Creekside Plaza shopping center and then across to the north side of the Palmer-Wasilla Highway Extension and then west along the Palmer-Wasilla Highway Extension to just east of Glenwood Avenue and then north to the existing Herning substation (see transmission line corridor on attached drawings dated December 7, 2012.) Zoning: Commercial and Residential (R-2) Future Land Use: Generally Commercial/Business and Mixed Use NOTE: Continuation meeting tentatively scheduled for May 21, 2013 UNFINISHED BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS A. Permit Information B. Enforcement Log AUDIENCE COMMENTS STAFF COMMENTS COMMISSION COMMENTS ADJOURNMENT WASILLA CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS CONTACT INFORMATION Steven D. Lovell 907.841.4338 Colleen Sullivan-Leonard 907.373.2860

A. Clark Buswell III 907.631.5025 Dianne Woodruff 907.841.5232

Leone Harris 907.864.0855 Brandon Wall 907.357.1372

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