Meeting
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CITY OF KETCHIKAN
CITY COUNCIL MEETING
February 18, 2021 7:00 PM

AGENDA
 
1.

CALL TO ORDER

2.

ROLL CALL

Please Rise for the Pledge of Allegiance
 
Recital of Native Lands Acknowledgement
 

PUBLIC HEARING

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCE NO. 21-1927 INCREASING ELECTRIC RATES BY ONE AND ONE-HALF PERCENT (1.5%)

PUBLIC HEARING ON ORDINANCE NO. 21-1923 INCREASING WATER RATES BY FIVE PERCENT (5.0%)

3.

COMMUNICATIONS

Mayoral Proclamation – Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Letter from Ketchikan RESOURCE Steering Committee – Destination and Community Practices & Protocols Work Group to Commissioner Crum & Members of the Alaska Vaccine Allocation Advisory Committee

Letter to Representative Ortiz and Senator Stedman – Request to Reappropriate FY 2020 Designated Legislative Grant Per AS 37.05.315, Grants to Municipalities

4.

PERSONS TO BE HEARD

5.

CONSENT AGENDA
Items listed under Consent Agenda No. 5 are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be approved in one motion unless a Councilmember requests an item be considered separately.

a.

General Government

(1)

Approval of Minutes – Regular City Council Meeting of February 4, 2021

(2)

Exempting the Procurement of the Annual Software Maintenance Agreement for the First City Libraries Consortium from the Competitive Bidding/Written Quotation Requirements of the Ketchikan Municipal Code – SirsiDynix

(3)

Budget Transfer – Paramedic License Reimbursement

(4)

Liquor License Renewal Application – Ronald John McKinley

b.

Ketchikan Public Utilities

6.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

a.

General Government

b.

Ketchikan Public Utilities

(1)

Ordinance No. 21-1927 – Increasing Electric Rates by One and One-Half Percent (1.5%) – Second Reading

(2)

Ordinance No. 21-1923 – Increasing Water Rates by Five Percent (5.0%) – Second Reading

7.

NEW BUSINESS

a.

General Government

(1)

Vigor Alaska LLC Presentation Regarding the Ketchikan Shipyard

(2)

Resolution No. 21-2802 – Approving a Resolution of the Assembly of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Council of the City of Ketchikan, and the Council of the City of Saxman Urging the Federal Government to Issue a Temporary Waiver to the Passenger Vessel Services Act and Asking the CDC to Issue Technical Guidance to Allow Cruise Lines to Resume Operations in Alaska in 2021

(3)

Postponement of the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities’ South Tongass Highway – Tongass Avenue Improvements Project

(4)

Proposed Topics for PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center Quarterly Presentation to the City Council at its Meeting of March 18, 2021

(5)

2021 Community and Humanitarian Services Grant Funding Agreements 

(6)

Ongoing Review and Discussion of Cruise Related Issues – Councilmember Bergeron

(7)

Ongoing Review and Discussion of State of Alaska COVID-19 Health Mandates – Councilmember Bergeron

b.

Ketchikan Public Utilities

8.

APPROVAL OF VOUCHERS

8.a

Approval of Vouchers – Millard & Associates Architects, LLC – $302.50

9.

MANAGER'S REPORT

a.

General Government

(1)

Schedule of General Government and KPU Appropriated Reserves Through the City Council Meeting of February 4, 2021

(2)

Week 15 Photo Album Production Report – Pierce Arrow XT Ascendant 100’ Mount Platform Vehicle

(3)

January 30, 2021 Photo Album Production Report – Ford F550 Super Duty 4x4 Mini Pumper and Associated Equipment

(4)

Week 16 Photo Album Production Report – Pierce Arrow XT Ascendant 100’ Mount Platform Vehicle 

(5)

February 6, 2021 Photo Album Production Report – Ford F550 Super Duty 4x4 Mini Pumper and Associated Equipment

(6)

Recommendation for Accepting Ketchikan’s United States Coast Guard City Recertification Application 

b.

Ketchikan Public Utilities

(1)

Project Status Reports of the KPU Division Managers – January 2021

(2)

Reports of January 2, 8 and 14, 2021 Power Outages

(3)

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Notice of Inquiry (NOI) – Requiring New Financial Assurance Measures for Hydroelectric Projects

10.

CITY CLERK'S FILE

11.

CITY ATTORNEY'S REPORT

12.

FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS

13.

MAYOR AND COUNCIL COMMENTS

14.

OTHER NEW BUSINESS

15.

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Items listed under Executive Session are items for which an executive session is requested and on which the City Council may or may not take action.

a.

General Government

(1)

Request for Executive Session – Negotiations of Lease and Operating Agreement for PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center

b.

Ketchikan Public Utilities

16.

ADJOURNMENT

FYI

a.

General Government

(1)

Alaska Legal Services Corporation’s Quarterly Activity Report – October Through December 2020

(2)

Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL) Annual Activity Report – October Through December 2020

(3)

Love in Action Activity and Financial Report for the Month of February 2021

(4)

Ketchikan Area Arts & Humanities Council’s Quarterly Activity and Financial Reports – October Through December 2020

(5)

First City Homeless Services 2020 Annual Activity Report

b.

Ketchikan Public Utilities

(1)

Lake Levels and System Generation Report for the Month of January 2021

(2)

Water Utilization Study Report – January 2021