2010 City Council Meeting Highlights
Approved an ordinance regulating conduct at the Renton Transit Center.
Approved the 2010 Year-End Budget amendment in the amount of $4,852,224, for a final amended total of $262,396,683.
Approved the 2011/2012 Healthcare Broker Services contract with R.L. Evans.
Approved the 2011 Claims Processing contract with Healthcare Management Administrators.
Approved the Renton Lodging Tax Advisory Committee's funding allocation recommendations to fund marketing efforts in 2011.
Recognized the City's 40-year relationship with with Sister City Nishiwaki, Japan.
Approved the 2010 amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan.
Approved an interlocal agreement with King County regarding the acquisition of the Central Plateau Interceptor.
Approved an interlocal agreement with the Central Puget Sound Transit Authority (Sound Transit) regarding Wetland Permits and Mitigation for the Tukwila Longacres Station project.
Awarded the Westview Lift Station Upgrades project to Advanced Construction, Inc.
Reappointed Fred Lund and Denise Zullig to the Municipal Arts Commission.
Proclaimed November 2010 to be "American Diabetes Month."
Approved 2011/2012 Human Services General Fund funding requests.
Accepted $30,000 in grant funds from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources for the Urban Tree Cover Assessment project.
Proclaimed November 7 to 13, 2010 to be "DECA Week."
Accepted $8,500 in grant funds from the Cultural Authority of King County (4Culture) in order to provide grant funding to 16 community groups for local art projects.
Approved six neighborhood newsletters through the 2010 Neighborhood Grant program.
Approved the 2011/2012 piped utility rates.
Approved the 2011/2012 solid waste rates.
Approved a City Hall jail facility lease agreement with the South Correctional Entity (SCORE).
Approved a contract with Reid Middleton for the 2011/2012 Taxiway Bravo Rehabilitation project.
Approved Title IV (Development Regulations) docket items.
Approved an interlocal agreement with the City of Tukwila regarding the Tukwila Sounder Station.
Approved an interlocal agreement with various local agencies regarding the Valley Special Weapons and Tactics Team (VSWAT).
Accepted $320,475 in grant funds from the Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board (SRFB) for the Maintenance Dredging and Shoreline Mitigation project at the Airport.
Accepted $65,274 in grant funds from a King Conservation District WRIA Grant for the Maintenance Dredging and Shoreline Mitigation project at the Airport.
Updated Park Rules & Regulations.
Approved the 2011 property tax levy rate.
Approved an increase to the water utility tax.
Approved the 2011/2012 City of Renton biennial budget.
- Approved the Kendall Annexation.
- Approved the 126th Ave. SE Sanitary Sewer Extension Special Assessment District.
- Signed the Northwest Men's Project Pledge relating to domestic violence awareness.
- Endorsed the City Center Community Plan Phase I.
- Appointed Sarah Eldridge and Peter Hartley to the Municipal Arts Commission.
- Accepted $35,000 in grant funds from the National Center for State Courts to assess ways to operate with greater efficiency.
- Proclaimed October 3 to 9, 2010 to be "Fire Prevention Week."
- Proclaimed October 2010 to be "National Domestic Violence Awareness Month."
- Adopted the 2009 International Fire Code with City amendments.
- Adopted 2009 International Building Code with City amendments.
- Adopted updated State and International Codes with City amendments.
- Continued the moratorium on the permitting of adult entertainment businesses.
- Approved the 2010-2012 labor agreements with AFSCME Local 2170, Firefighters Local 864, Battalion Chief/Safety Officers Local 864, and Police Non-Commissioned.
- Approved a contract with Carollo Engineers to assist with the Water System Plan Update project.
- Approved a Permits Technology Surcharge Fee.
- Accepted $42,164 in grant funds from the Edward Berne Memorial Justice Grant program for the purchase of Automated External Defibrillators.
- Approved the pre-zoning for the Fairwood Potential Annexation Area.
- Proclaimed September 12 to 18, 2010 to be "Tobacco-Free Teens Back to School Week."
- Approved a replacement contract with MIG to complete the six-year update to the Parks, Recreation, Open Space, and Natural Resources Plan.
- Accepted an FAA grant of $150,000 to develop an Airport Sustainability Plan.
- Proclaimed September 25, 2010 to be "Mayor's Day of Concern for the Hungry."
- Approved an agreement with King County Transit for enhanced services for Metro Route 110 beginning in 2013.
- Accepted a Department of Ecology grant of $297,940 to implement requirements associated with the National Pollutant & Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II Stormwater Permit.
- Approved the amended Shoreline Master Program and directed its forwarding to the Department of Ecology for approval.
- Appointed Richard Siers to the Airport Advisory Committee.
- Appointed Amy Pieper to the Library Advisory Committee.
- Awarded the Logan Ave. N. Stage 2 Lake Washington Trail South Lake Connector project to EnD General Construction.
- Authorized a contract with Blumen Consulting Group to complete the Draft and Final Environmental Impact Statements for the Quendall Terminals development project.
- Accepted $226,076 in grant funds from King County Solid Waste Division for the 2010-2011 Waste Reduction and Recycling Grant program.
- Approved an airport lease addendum with Pro-Flight Aviation, Inc.
- Accepted $121,546 in Department of Homeland Security Emergency Management Performance Grant funds from the Washington State Military Department.
- Amended the name of the Finance and Information Services Department to the Finance and Information Technology Department.
- Awarded the Madsen Creek Sediment Basin Cleaning - 2010 project to Sierra Pacific Construction, Inc.
- Awarded the Union Ave. NE/Duvall Ave. NE Storm System Repair project to Hoffman Construction, LLC.
- Recognized August 3, 2010 as National Night Out 2010.
- Recognized August 8, 2010 as Budkis Day.
- Adopted changes to City Code regarding Unfit Building Regulations.
- Adopted 2009 International Property Maintenance Code with local amendments.
- Adopted amendments to the 2010 Budget in the total amount of $8,116,407.
- Adopted the 2010 Arts and Culture Master Plan.
- Authorized a lease agreement with the South Correctional Entity (SCORE) for office space at City Hall.
- Authorized an interlocal agreement with South Correctional Entity (SCORE) for use of a City vehicle.
- Awarded $75,000 from the Housing Opportunity Fund to Habitat for Humanity of East King County for the La Fortuna Phase I affordable home ownership project.
- Appointed Catherine Ploue-Smith; Suzi Ure; Erica Richey; Jason Oleston; and Laurie Beden to the Library Advisory Board.
- Adopted a resolution calling for the annexation by election of the West Hill area in February 2012.
- Recognized August 11, 2010 as Sons of Haiti Supreme Council Day
- Accepted $217,762 in grant funds from the Federal Aviation Administration for the Taxiway Bravo Repaving/Reconstruction project at the airport.
- Authorized two addenda to the Boeing Employee Flying Association's airport lease.
- Awarded the Renton Fire Station 17 Roof Replacement project to Stanley Roofing Company.
- Recognized September 2010 as Ready in Renton Month.
- Approved the Upper Springbrook Reach Restoration Project Partnership Agreement with the Army Corps of Engineers.
- Approved a three-year contract with Coban Technologies for Police Department in-car video systems.
- Appointed Martin Regge to the Planning Commission.
- Recognized Fire and Emergency Services Department employee promotions.
- Approved an interlocal contract with the Puget Sound Clean Air Agency to accept grant funding to purchase three electric hybrid vehicles in 2011.
- Approved a budget appropriation for the analysis of future potential library sites and a structural analysis of the Downtown Library.
- Approved a contract with SvR Design Company to develop the Parks, Recreation, Open Space, and Natural Resources Plan.
- Recognized July 31, 2010 as "100 Years of Camp Fire Day."
- Recognized August, 2010 as "Renton Welcomes Seahawk Fans to Training Camp Month."
- Approved an interlocal agreement with Valley Medical Center Occupational Health Services for employee medical services and laboratory testing through 2012.
- Approved the negotiation of a contract with United Pipe and Supply/Sensus Metering Systems for the acquisition of an Automated Meter Reading system.
- Approved an addendum to the contract with Vinson Brothers for increased landscape maintenance services.
- Approved an interlocal agreement with local agencies for the Preventing Auto Theft through Regional Operational Links (P.A.T.R.O.L.) task force.
- Proclaimed Courtroom 1 of the Renton Municipal Court to hereinafter be known as the "Roger I. Lewis Courtroom."
- Proclaimed June 14, 2010 to be "Elder Abuse Awareness Day."
- Awarded the 2010 Street Patch and Overlay with Curb Ramps project to Lakeside Industries, Inc.
- Awarded the West Hill Reservoir Recoat & Upgrade 2010 project to Coatings Unlimited, Inc.
- Approved an interlocal agreement with the Washington State Department of General Administration for purchasing non-public works supplies.
- Approved the conversion of a two-year limited term Geographical Information Services (GIS) Coordinator position to a full-time position.
- Approved the codification of Hydrant Meter Fees.
- Proclaimed July 4 to 11, 2010 to be "Miss Washington Week."
- Approved an interlocal agreement with the Renton Housing Authority authorizing joint procurement of consultant services for the Sunset Area Community Investment Strategy.
- Accepted grant funds in the amount of $35,000 for the Maintenance Dredging and Shoreline Mitigation project at the Airport.
- Proclaimed July 2010 to "Parks and Recreation Month."
- Approved the 2011-2016 Transportation Improvement Program and 2010 Arterial Street Plan.
- Reappointed Ed Prince, Michael Drollinger, and Gwendolyn High to the Planning Commission.
- Reappointed Lee Chicoine, Ben Johnson, Robert Ingersoll, Diane Paholke, and Todd Banks to the Airport Advisory Committee.
- Adopted revised Parks Rules and Regulations regarding trail safety.
- Adopted State law regarding the use of wireless devices while driving by reference.
- Approved a contract with CH2MHILL for the Sunset Area Community Investment Strategy.
- Declared an emergency for the purposes of repairing the Cascade Interceptor at Royal Hill Dr. SE.
- Approved the Sierra Heights Elementary School Annexation and zoning.
- Approved the Maplewood Heights Elementary School Annexation.
- Approved a Special Events Ordinance providing for the issuance of permits to regulate special events.
- Approved a new long-term lease of Airport property with The Boeing Company.
- Adopted the 2011 - 2016 City of Renton Business Plan.
- Approved a contract with Vinson Brothers for landscape maintenance services for 2010 - 2012.
- Recognized Municipal Clerks Week May 2 to 8, 2010.
- Recognized National Drinking Water Week May 3 to 7, 2010.
- Approved the Cavalla preliminary plat; 49 lots on 9.4 acres.
- Recognized Salvation Army Week May 10 to 16, 2010.
- Adopted a biennial budget process.
- Approved the Liberty Gardens preliminary plat; 36 lots on 8.95 acres.
- Adopted new Standard Plans for Public Works Construction.
- Reappointed Al Dieckman to the Parks Commission.
- Accepted $34,741.88 from Seattle/King County Public Health Department for Renton's 2010 Hazardous Waste Management Program.
- Approved a supplemental agreement with KPG, Inc. for design services for the Garden Ave. N. Widening project.
- Approved the naming of Courtroom #1 at City Hall the "Roger I. Lewis Courtroom."
- Promoted Deputy Fire Chief Mark Peterson to Fire Chief/Emergency Management Administrator.
- Declared April 2010 to be "Volunteer Month."
- Approved City membership in the Cascade Land Conservancy's Cascade Agenda Cities Program.
- Modified the moratorium on the permitting of Adult Entertainment businesses.
- Approved a contract with Parametrix, Inc. for design services related to the Thunder Hills Creek Sanitary Sewer and Surface Water project.
- Declared April 11 to 17, 2010 to be "Week of the Young Child."
- Declared April 24, 2010 to be "Arbor Day/Earth Day."
- Created a Library Advisory Board for issues related to the services provided to Renton residents by the King County Library System.
- Approved an interlocal agreement with the cities of Auburn, Federal Way, Kent, Tukwila, and the Port of Seattle for the Valley Narcotics Enforcement Team.
- Appointed Timothy Williams as Recreation Director.
- Awarded the Stonegate Lift Station Conveyance Improvements project to Shoreline Construction Company.
- Approved a resolution requesting the United States Congress support the funding needs of the Howard Hanson Dam.
- Approved the first round of 2010 neighborhood grants in the amount of $74,357.
- Adopted an ordinance relating to Valley Communications Center Develop Authority bonds.
- Declared a six-month moratorium on the permitting of Adult Entertainment businesses.
- Approved a 41-month lease with Iron Mountain Information Management, Inc. for the 4th floor of City Hall.
- Approved the expenditure of $100,000 for traffic signal design for NE 4th St.
- Approved additional 2009 Amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan.
- Approved the 2010 Group Health medical coverage contracts.
- Approved the waiver of picnic shelter fees for the annual CROPWALK event.
- Approved the waiver of golf course greens fees for the Liberty High School Girls Golf Course Team.
- Approved an ordinance authorizing administrative suspension of park use by individuals who violate laws and park rules.
- Adopted a resolution granting certain privileges to the first telecom company to build a Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) network in Renton.
- Recognized the Special Populations Basketball Team for their achievements this year.
- Adopted a resolution supporting The Boeing Company's pursuit of the United States Tanker Program.
- Approved the Benson Trails a.k.a Sandhu Plat Final Plat.
- Declared February 2010 as Renton Heart Month.
- Accepted a $500,000 grant to be used for the Rainier Ave. S. (SR 167), S. Grady Way to S. 2nd St. project.
- Approved the 2010-2011 One Card for All (ORCA) Business Passport agreement for City employees.
- Approved the 2009 King County Surface Water Design Manual and related City Amendments.
- Approved a contract with Roth Hill Engineering for design and construction services for the Stonegate II - Lift Station and Conveyance Design project.
- Accepted a $30,000 Department of Ecology grant for in-house recycling and composting efforts.
- Appointed Ben Johnson to the Airport Advisory Committee.
- Approved a sales and use tax as authorized by RCW 82.14.415 as a credit against the State sales and use tax, relating to annexations.
- Approved a budget increase to the contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers regarding the Upper Springbrook Creek Restoration project.
- Approved a contract amendment with King County to accept $181,755.50 for tenant improvements at Fire Station 11.
- Reappointed Alfred Banholzer to the Airport Advisory Committee.
- Reappointed Ray Giometti and Michael Chen to the Planning Commission.
- Approved a contract with Hamilton/Saunderson for the administration of the Renton Marketing Campaign.
- Approved an interim interlocal agreement with Fire District 25 to extend fire and emergency services through 2/29/2010.
- Approved a contract with Dotson Security Services to administer the Visitor Information and Downtown Assistance (VIDA) program.
- Accepted a $240,000 Federal Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) grant for the Highlands to Landing Pedestrian Connection project.
- Approved a Master Use Agreement with the Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties for permission to install and maintain real estate kiosk signs in public right-of-ways.
- Approved a supplemental agreement with Berger/Abam Engineers regarding the SW 27th St. (Strander Blvd.) Extension project.
- Proclaimed January 2010 as "National Mentoring Month," and "Financial Literacy Month."
- Approved an interlocal agreement with Fire District 25 for fire and emergency services for 2010 through 2020.
- Approved a five-year lease extension with the King County Sexual Assault Resource Center for space at the 200 Mill building.
- Approved a contract with Parametrix, Inc. for the Lake Ave. S./Renton Ave. S. Storm System project.
- Accepted a $1.7 million grant from the Washington State Public Works Board for infrastructure improvements related to the Hawk's Landing development.
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