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Public Hearing:
SIX-YEAR TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PLAN FOR 2023 THROUGH 2028

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held in person and via zoom at the hour of 5:35 pm on July 25, 2022, as part of the city’s regular council meeting.

To participate using your computer, please use this Zoom Meeting.

Meeting ID: 828 3250 6621

Password: 690567

or to participate by phone, please call 1-253-215-8782 and follow the prompts.

 

The purpose of the public hearing is to consider the Six-Year Transportation Improvement Plan for 2023 through 2028.

Written comments/requests may be submitted to the City Council in care of:

Clerk/Treasurer’s Office
City of South Bend
P.O. Drawer 9
South Bend, Washington 98586-0009
Phone: (360) 875-5571
Email: Zoe Sowa

Comments/requests must be received no later than July 25, 2022, to be considered.

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CITY OF SOUTH BEND - COUNCIL MEETING - June 27, 2022

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1-2. CALL TO ORDER AND Pledge of Allegiance

The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Struck at 5:30 pm. Members present, Councilor Kuiken, Councilor Manlow (via Zoom), Councilor Corcoran (via Zoom), Councilor Davis (via Zoom), City Supervisor Houk, Police Chief Stigall, Clerk/Treasurer Sowa. Councilor Williams was absent.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA, CONSENT AGENDA, AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Councilor Corcoran to approve the Agenda, the Consent Agenda and the minutes of the June 13, 2022, regular meeting and the minutes of the June 15, 2022 Special Meeting. Motion carried. Vote: Ayes-4, Noes-0, Absent-1

Vendors - Check #47530 thru Check #47550 - $337,265.31

4. CORRESPONDENCE

None

5. ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC

None

6. ORDINANCE 1578- Amending South Bend Municipal Code Chapter 14.10, In Relation To Flood Damage Prevention (FINAL READING)

Councilor Corcoran made a motion accepting Ordinance #1578. Motion carried. Vote: Ayes-4, Noes-0, Absent-1

7. ORDINANCE 1579- REPEALING SOUTH BEND MUNICIPAL CODE SECTIONS 15.62 THROUGH 15.68 (LAND DIVISION) AND SECTION 15.92 (BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENTS) AND ADOPTING NEW DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS FOR LAND DIVISIONS (FIRST READING)

Councilor Corcoran made a motion accepting ordinance 1579. Motion carried. Vote: Ayes-4, Noes-0, Absent-1

8. Bid Acceptance- 2022 Crack Sealing Project

City Supervisor Houk informed the council that we have not used this company before but they specialize in crack sealing. The TIB requirement for this project is $1465.00 match from the city.

Councilor Corcoran made a motion moving accepting the bid from CR Contracting, LLC for $29,300.00. Vote: Ayes-4, Noes-0, Absent-1

9. 2022 Labor Day Beer Garden

Councilor Corcoran made a motion allowing the 2022 Labor Day Beer Garden at Cheney Park for the Softball tournament. Vote: Ayes-4, Noes-0, Absent-1

10. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

Police Chief Stigall informed the council of the new patrol car that is on the road and that he should have the decals on the car in the next two weeks. He has also been in contact with the paper regarding the upcoming 4th of July holiday to make sure that they are aware of the hours for fireworks in the City of South Bend.

Police Chief Stigall also announced that the Fire Department had its annual elections and that Fire Chief Alan Ashley has retired from the Fire Dept. and that Tim McGee is the new Fire Chief and Councilor Wyatt Kuiken in the new Asst. Fire Chief.

11. MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Struck informed the council that that she had just returned from the AWC Conference in Vancouver where she had heard Keynote Speaker Mark Weaver. He spoke about Crisis Communication. The session was very informative and the Mayor would like to collaborate with the City of Raymond, City of Long Beach, Pacific County, and some local community partners to bring him here to speak on the subject.

12. PUBLIC COMMENT - CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS

None

13. COUNCIL COMMENTS
  • Councilor Corcoran was glad that the weekend heat wave was over.
  • Councilor Kuiken was glad to hear about the new police patrol vehicle.
14. FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS

None

15. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 5:42 PM to meet again on Monday July 11, 2022 for a regular council meeting at South Bend City Hall.

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CITY OF SOUTH BEND - COUNCIL MEETING - June 15, 2022

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1-2. CALL TO ORDER AND Pledge of Allegiance

The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Struck at 5:30 pm. Members present, Councilor Kuiken, Councilor Manlow, Councilor Corcoran (via Zoom), Councilor Davis (via Zoom), Councilor Williams, City Supervisor Houk, Police Chief Stigall, Clerk/Treasurer Sowa.

3. ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC

None

4. ORDINANCE 1577- WATER REVENUE BOND (FINAL READING)

Councilor Williams made a motion accepting Ordinance #1577. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

5. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 5:31 PM to meet again on Monday June 27, 2022 for a regular council meeting at South Bend City Hall.

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CITY OF SOUTH BEND - COUNCIL MEETING - June 13, 2022

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1-2. CALL TO ORDER AND Pledge of Allegiance

The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Struck at 5:30 pm. Members present, Councilor Kuiken, Councilor Manlow, Councilor Corcoran, Councilor Davis (via Zoom), Councilor Williams (via Zoom), City Supervisor Houk, Police Chief Stigall, Clerk/Treasurer Sowa.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA, CONSENT AGENDA, AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Councilor Corcoran to approve the Agenda, the Consent Agenda and the minutes of the May 23, 2022, regular meeting. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

Vendors - Check #47476 thru Check #47529 - $133,844.09 Including EFT Payments

Payroll - Check #25031 thru Check #25037 - $147,566.45 Including Direct Deposit

4. CORRESPONDENCE

None

5. ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC

Cheryl Heywood from Timberland Regional Library presented information about what the library has been doing locally and in the region. Toni Gwin is the new member on the Board of Trustee’s for our area. The story book trail will be taking place June 13-25th on the Willapa Hills Trail here in South Bend and the summer reading program will be taking place June 1- August 31, 2022. The Friends of the Library have fun stuff planned for the local community throughout the summer including art projects over the summer and participation in local fairs and festivals.

6. ORDINANCE 1577- WATER REVENUE BOND (FIRST READING)

Councilor Corcoran made a motion moving Ordinance #1577 to a second reading. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

7. ORDINANCE 1578- AMENDING SOUTH BEND MUNICIPAL CODE CHAPTER 14.10, IN RELATION TO FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION (FIRST READING)

Councilor Corcoran made a motion moving ordinance 1578 to a second reading. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

8. ORDINANCE 1579- REPEALING SOUTH BEND MUNICIPAL CODE SECTIONS 15.62 THROUGH 15.68 (LAND DIVISION) AND SECTION 15.92 (BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENTS) AND ADOPTING NEW DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS FOR LAND DIVISIONS (FIRST READING)

Mayor Struck would like to have the following change made on Page 8. Remove from seven years to within. and then the last part after plat approval. so that it reads: Approvals for preliminary short subdivision shall be valid for a period of five years of the date of preliminary plat approval.

Councilor Corcoran made a motion moving ordinance 1579 to a second reading with the above changes. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

9. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

Police Chief Stigall announced the hiring of new Police Officer Eric Fuller. He started on June 10, 2022 and they are looking to send him to the academy at the end of September beginning of October.

Police Chief Stigall also reported that there were no issues during the recent graduation weekend, but the guys have been busy and they just received a new sex offense case that has kept them busy as well.

City Supervisor Houk updated the council on the status of the Water Treatment Plant. Demobilization was completed last week, they are having warranty work done on pump three, and the filtration plant study will be done with DOH.

City Supervisor Houk requested permission from the Council to surplus a 2000 GMC 5-yard diesel dump truck. Councilor Williams made a motion authorizing the surplus of the dump truck. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

10. MAYOR’S REPORT

Mayor Struck informed the council that Labor Day planning is in full swing and that there will not be a fireworks show this year. They are replacing it with a free laser show at Milam Field. It will be a ½ hour show set to music. They are looking for entertainment to precede the event and one of the school groups will have the concession stands open for a fun family night.

Mayor Struck also reminded the council of the special meeting Wednesday June 15, 2022.

11. PUBLIC COMMENT - CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS

None

12. COUNCIL COMMENTS
  • Councilor Williams thanked Chief Stigall for his report.
  • Councilor Davis also thanked Chief Stigall for his report, she also welcomed Eric to the City of South Bend. Councilor Davis also inquired about the trees at Mary Rogers park. Mayor Struck informed her that two of the trees have been replaced and they are working on replacing and relocating a third tree at the park. Councilor Davis also, asked City Supervisor Houk about the CDBG funding and if that would bring the water line to Ferry St. She was wondering if there was anything that was going to be done with the 1st Street park and if so, that water would be helpful so that if grass was planted in the future, they would be able to water it.
  • Councilor Corcoran asked if there was a price difference in the Labor Day laser show and fireworks. Mayor Struck explained that they are using a laser show that was already developed so that the cost would remain the same as the firework show.
13. FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS

None

14. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 6:07 PM to meet again on Wednesday June 15, 2022 for a special council meeting at South Bend City Hall.

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CITY OF SOUTH BEND - COUNCIL MEETING - May 23, 2022

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1-2. CALL TO ORDER AND Pledge of Allegiance

The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Struck at 5:30 pm. Members present, Councilor Manlow, Councilor Corcoran, Councilor Davis (via Zoom), Councilor Williams (via Zoom), City Supervisor Houk, Police Chief Stigall, Clerk/Treasurer Sowa. Councilor Kuiken was absent.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA, CONSENT AGENDA, AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Councilor Corcoran to approve the Agenda, the Consent Agenda and the minutes of the May 9, 2022, regular meeting. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

Vendors - Check #47446 thru Check #47475 - $141,682.33 Including EFT Payments

4. CORRESPONDENCE

AWC letter inviting city officials to the annual business meeting on Thursday June 23, 2022. The city has three voting delegates, so the Mayor wanted to see if any council member would be interested in attending. Councilor Manlow and Councilor Corcoran will both be attending.

5. PUBLIC HEARING- GENERAL PURPOSE GRANT

Eric Noah from Gray and Osborne was in attendance at the meeting and public hearing. He explained the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG). These funds if awarded will be used to replace the main waterline from Kendrick to Ferry. We should find out September 2022 if the city has been awarded funds for this project.

6. ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC
  • Citizen Don Corcoran spoke to the council about the antique firetruck that he has been storing and maintaining. He would like to know if this is something the city would be willing to take over and store or put on display Don spoke to the Fire Dept. at their last meeting but there was not a decision that was made. Councilor Manlow said that he would speak to the Fire Department. City Supervisor Houk wanted to Thank Don for all the time he has put into keeping the fire truck maintained and stored.
  • Citizen Craig Spredeman asked if the antique fire truck could be put at one of the parks on display. It was explained that the fire truck would have to be under cover and safe from anyone being able to vandalize or get into the truck.
7. Ordinance 1576-Adopting Revised Appropriations and Expenditures to be made in calendar year 2022 (final reading)

Councilor Corcoran made a motion accepting ordinance 1576. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

8. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS
  • Police Chief Stigall reported that they held testing for the Entry Level Police Officer opening. Three applicants made it through the complete process and Chief Stigall has started the background on the top applicant. He is hoping that he will be able to start June 9th or June 24th and work through the summer with an academy date in October.
  • City Supervisor Houk advised that the water treatment plant was just about done and that they got approval from the Department of Health and have started sending water through. He also explained that Eric and Bryan from Gray and Osborne were here and they got the Geotech and surveys complete for upcoming projects.
  • Clerk/Treasurer Sowa spoke about the spring cleanup that had just been done for the residents of South Bend. 72 residents took advantage of the cleanup with a total of 34,570 lbs. being disposed of. Clerk/Treasurer Sowa also advised the council of a special meeting that will need to be held on June 15, 2022. At the June 13, 2022 meeting there will be an ordinance presented for the USDA RD funding for the Water Treatment Plan. In order to meet closing deadlines and the two readings that are needed it will be presented for a first reading on June 13, 2022 with the second reading being done June 15, 2022.
9. MAYOR’S REPORT

None

10. PUBLIC COMMENT - CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS

None

11. COUNCIL COMMENTS

None

12. FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS

None

13. EXECUTIVE SESSION – POTENTIAL REAL ESTATE PURCHASE

Prior to adjourning to Executive Session Mayor Struck advised that no decisions would be made. Mayor Struck called the Executive Session to order at 6:04 for 30 minutes for the purpose of a potential real estate purchase. Councilor Manlow, Councilor Corcoran, Councilor Davis, Councilor Williams, City Supervisor Houk, Police Chief Stigall, Clerk/Treasurer Sowa were in attendance.

Mayor Struck reconvened the meeting at 6:34 pm.

Executive sessions are done in accordance with RCW 42.30.080

14. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 6:35 PM to meet again on Monday June 13, 2022 for the next regularly scheduled council meeting at South Bend City Hall.

Public Hearing for Amendments to South Bend Municipal Code
Chapter 14.10, Flood Damage Prevention

 

The City of South Bend is proposing to amend South Bend Municipal Code Chapter 14.10, Flood Damage Prevention, to meet mandatory changes required by the Federal Emergency Management Agency for continued participation in the National Flood Insurance Program.

Written comments by the public will be accepted on the proposed amendments until June 7, 2022, at 5 pm. Send comments to city staff member Lisa Carlson at City of South Bend, PO Drawer 9, South Bend, WA 98586

The public may provide further testimony at the public hearing before the South Bend Planning Commission on June 7, 2022, at 5:00 PM in the South Bend City Hall Council Chambers at 1102 W First Street, South Bend, WA 98586. 

The meeting will also be available through Zoom at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84536278923?pwd=eWlXa2VQTlNsRWdMajNLeFJUczFEdz09   Meeting ID: 845 3627 8923  Passcode: 899045

A copy of the proposed subdivision ordinance is available for review at https://www.southbend-wa.gov/city-government/planning-commission and at the City of South Bend City Hall.

Public Hearing for Proposed Adoption of Subdivision Ordinance

 

The City of South Bend is proposing to repeal the Land Division provisions of Division IV, Sections 15.62 through 15.68 of the South Bend Municipal Code, and replace it with a new subdivision ordinance.  The city has prepared the draft subdivision code to keep it current with changes in state law, allow for binding site plan provisions, and provide clearer review procedures and requirements for both the city and subdivision applicants.

Written comments by the public will be accepted on the draft subdivision ordinance until June 7, 2022, 5 p.m.  Send comments to city staff member Lisa Carlson at City of South Bend, PO Drawer 9, South Bend, WA 98586

The public may provide further testimony at the public hearing before the South Bend Planning Commission on June 7, 2022, at 5:00 PM in the South Bend City Hall Council Chambers at 1102 W First Street, South Bend, WA 98586. 

The meeting will also be available through Zoom at: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84536278923?pwd=eWlXa2VQTlNsRWdMajNLeFJUczFEdz09   Meeting ID: 845 3627 8923  Passcode: 899045

A copy of the proposed subdivision ordinance is available for review at https://www.southbend-wa.gov/city-government/planning-commission and at the City of South Bend City Hall.

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CITY OF SOUTH BEND - COUNCIL MEETING - May 9, 2022

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1-2. CALL TO ORDER AND Pledge of Allegiance

The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Struck at 5:30 pm. Members present: Councilor Kuiken, Councilor Manlow, Councilor Corcoran, Councilor Davis (via Zoom), Councilor Williams (via Zoom), City Supervisor Houk, Police Chief Stigall, Clerk/Treasurer Sowa.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA, CONSENT AGENDA, AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Councilor Corcoran to approve the Agenda, the Consent Agenda and the minutes of the April 25, 2022, regular meeting. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

Vendors - Check #47414 thru Check #47445 - $52,544.08 Including EFT Payments

Payroll - Check #25024 thru Check #25030 - $125,795.88 Including Direct Deposit

4. CORRESPONDENCE

Letter from citizen Andre Hachtel. Mayor Struck read the letter, City Supervisor Houk informed the council that he was working with the property owners on the concerns in the letter and some issues have been resolved and others are being worked on.

5. ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC

Citizen Craig Spredeman spoke about being out for a walk with his three dogs the other day and they came upon a raccoon that was out during the day and that could have possibly been rabid. He called dispatch and was unsatisfied with the answer that he got. Mayor Struck advised him that Dispatch is ran by the county and Chief Stigall will speak to the Sheriff.

6. Pacific Conservation District

Councilor Manlow made a motion for the City of South Bend to become part of the Pacific Conservation District. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

7. Ordinance 1576-Adopting Revised Appropriations and Expenditures to be made in calendar year 2022 (first reading)

Councilor Corcoran made a motion accepting the ordinance 1576. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

8. Resolution 2022-06 Amended Comprehensive Park Plan of 2022-2028

Councilor Corcoran made a motion accepting resolution 2022-06 as presented. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

9. Bank of the Pacific -Adding Clerk/Treasurer Sowa as an authorized signer

Councilor Corcoran made a motion adding Clerk/Treasurer Sowa to the Bank of the Pacific accounts. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

10. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

Clerk/Treasurer Sowa just wanted to remind everyone that Spring Clean-up is next week.

11. MAYOR’S REPORT
  • Mayor Struck thanked everyone who came out for retiring Clerk/Treasurer Roberts open house on Friday.
  • Mayor Struck informed the council about a new rule regarding OPMA. The council cannot take final action on an item that is not on the agenda without opening it up for public comment.
12. PUBLIC COMMENT - CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS

Citizen Craig Spredeman wanted to make sure the amended park plan had the changes that citizen Bob Hall had mentioned. He was informed that yes, that change was made.

13. COUNCIL COMMENTS
  • Councilor Manlow thanked Chief Stigall for his April update.
  • Councilor Corcoran also thanked Chief Stigall.
14. FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS

None

15. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 5:55 PM to meet again on Monday May 23, 2022 for the next regularly scheduled council meeting at South Bend City Hall.

CITY OF SOUTH BEND - COUNCIL MEETING - April 25, 2022

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1-2. CALL TO ORDER AND Pledge of Allegiance

The council meeting was called to order by Mayor Struck at 5:30 pm. Members present: Councilor Kuiken, Councilor Manlow, Councilor Corcoran, Councilor Davis (via Zoom), Councilor Williams, City Supervisor Houk, Police Chief Stigall, Clerk/Treasurer Roberts and Clerk/Treasurer Sowa.

3. APPROVAL OF AGENDA, CONSENT AGENDA, AND APPROVAL OF MINUTES

A motion was made by Councilor Corcoran to approve the Agenda, the Consent Agenda and the minutes of the April 11, 2022, regular meeting. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

Vendors - Check #47385 thru Check #47413 – $123,989.82 Including EFT Payments

4. CORRESPONDENCE

None

5. ITEMS FROM THE PUBLIC
  • Mike Nordin from Pacific Conservation District was here to speak to the city about joining the conservation district. He gave information about the history of the district and also spoke about the benefit to the community if they were to join the district. He will send some information to the Mayor for the next council meeting.
  • Citizen Craig Spredeman spoke about the last planning commission meeting. He was disappointed in the meeting and how well the planning commission knows the parks in the City of South Bend.
  • Citizen Bob Hall spoke and asked City Supervisor Houk about the big hole at the Yellow Deli site, the status of the dock, and complimented the work at Harrison and California. He asked Chief Stigall about the derelict boat situation and the RV and camper in Chen’s parking lot.
6. Ordinance 1575-Shoreline Master Plan (Final)

Councilor Williams made a motion accepting the Shoreline Master Plan as presented. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

7. Adopting the Comprehensive Park Plan

Councilor Corcoran made a motion accepting the Comprehensive Park Plan with the following changes. Pg 27 of the Park Plan needs to have the Public Hearing portion removed there was no need and a public hearing was not held, Pg 15 regarding Hangman’s Park, the Historical Society returned the ownership of the park back to Pacific County, and on Pg. 11 the City maintains the Ron Craig boat launch not DFW. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

8. MOU- Pacific County Amendment to Transfer Station Agreement

Councilor Williams made a motion accepting the MOU with Pacific County and Royal Height Transfer Station as presented. Motion carried. Motion passed unanimously.

9. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS
  • Police Chief Stigall addressed citizen Bob Halls questions about the derelict boat, letters have been sent to the owner and regarding the RV and camper in the Chen’s parking lot Chief Stigall made contact with the owner and they are replacing the trailer they have lived in for the last 9 years and are trying to find some way to move it so they can move the new one in.
  • Police Chief Stigall explained that Officer Dockter just got a new case involving at least 63 victims of identity theft, it does not appear that any of the victims are local, but this is a case that is going to involve a lot of time and hours put in by Officer Dockter and the South Bend Police Dept.
  • City Supervisor Houk addressed citizen Bob halls inquiry about the dock and Yellow Deli. Work has been approved for the dock, just waiting on a schedule from Marine Floats on when they will have the materials ready. The Yellow Deli work that is taking place is the site prep for the foundation and crawl space, footings and stem walls will be coming in after that.
  • City Supervisor Houk announced that the water treatment plant work was commencing today and the plant should be online in five (5) weeks.
  • City Supervisor Houk informed council about a water leak at 101 and Cedar that had taken place on April 19, 2022. The crew did a remarkable job, and he is looking into CDBG funding to replace water lines that would include that section. Since there was a loss of pressure, there was a boil water advisory that was put out in accordance with the Department of Health.
  • Clerk/Treasurer Sowa announced that AWC was holding their Small City Connector in Long Beach, WA on Wednesday April 27, 2022 and if any council members would like to attend to please let her know ASAP.
  • Clerk/Treasurer Sowa informed the council that the Annual report was submitted and they each had a copy in front of them and if they had any questions to please reach out.
  • Clerk/Treasurer Sowa also reported that the council should have received the 1st Qtr. report and to please reach out if they had questions regarding that also.
10. MAYOR’S REPORT
  • Mayor Struck presented retiring Clerk/Treasurer Dee Roberts with an award for her 24 years of service with the City of South Bend and thanked her for all of her hard work.
  • Mayor Struck will not be able to attend the Small City Connector, she will be at a meeting in Federal Way.
11. PUBLIC COMMENT - CURRENT AGENDA ITEMS
  • Citizen Bob Hall asked about the projected cost to the city for Triplett Field, he was informed that the information regarding Triplett Field was not open to the public at this time.
  • Citizen Craig Spredeman commented again about the Planning Commission and how he was not happy with the organization and that there was no public hearing.
12. COUNCIL COMMENTS
  • Councilor Davis asked Chief Stigall if he could please post the information he had sent out to the council members about the increase in crimes. Chief Stigall said he would get that done.
  • Councilor Corcoran mentioned that her comments were regarding the Yellow Deli and the trailers at Chen’s and both of those things have been addressed.
  • Councilor Manlow asked that the Conservation District be put on the next agenda. He also asked Dennis about the Water Treatment plant and Dennis informed him that the plant has been down during the upgrade and we have a deal with Raymond for the water use during this time. He also asked if the increase in stolen cars was when the new laws took effect, and with the vandalism at Cheney Park if we had a time line on cameras. Chief Stigall has talked to Jon Ashley at the school and cameras should be installed soon.
  • Councilor Kuiken wanted to thank Mike Nordin for coming. He also gave kudos to the city crew for a good job on the water leak, and thanked Dee, and that it has been a pleasure working with her.
13. FUTURE AGENDA TOPICS

Pacific Conservation District

14. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 6:34 PM to meet again on Monday May 9, 2022 for the next regularly scheduled council meeting at South Bend City Hall.

If your water was OFF due to the water line break - PER DEPT OF HEALTH RULES you are required to BOIL YOUR WATER until the city is able to do several water sample tests. The city should have those results back no later than Thursday, April 21st, at 4 pm. The city will update information here as they get it.

THIS IS ONLY FOR THOSE CITIZENS WHOSE WATER WAS OFF DUE TO THE LEAK! NOT EVERYONE!

Boiling kills bacteria and other organisms in the water:

  • Bring water to a rolling boil for one minute
  • Let the water cool before using

To avoid possible illness: use boiled or purchased bottled water for drinking, making ice, brushing teeth, washing dishes, and food preparation until further notice.