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Consent Agenda <br /> Mr.Miller corrected the minutes of January 11,2021,under Public Safety Committee Report, to replace <br /> the words"the COVID leave policy"with"fire sprinkler code. <br /> Mr.Miller moved, seconded by Mr. McDougall,to approve the following Consent Agenda items with the <br /> noted correction to the minutes. The motion carried unanimously by voice vote. <br /> a. Minutes of January 11, 2021 <br /> b. Approval of claims in the amount of$1,174,245.95 <br /> The following vouchers/checks were approved for payment: <br /> EFT numbers: 99097 through 99132,total$299,778.26 <br /> Check numbers: 99133 through 99149,total$731,777.37 <br /> Wire transfer numbers: 278561 through 279056,total$133,391.76 <br /> Other Business <br /> Ordinance 3082: Establishing a$4,500,000 line of credit with SaviBank to provide resources for the <br /> continued build out of the City Access Fiber network. <br /> Finance Director Steve Hoglund presented Ordinance 3082 which would authorize the City to draw on a <br /> line of credit(LOC)with SaviBank up to $4,500,000 to provide resources for the City to continue build <br /> out the Access Fiber Network.Mr. Hoglund referred to the packet materials for the meeting. Ms. Moulton <br /> requested that Council receive periodic updates on the level of indebtedness.Mr. Hoglund agreed that <br /> would be accommodated in regular finance and fiber updates. Mr. Hoglund and Note Counsel Alice <br /> Ostdiek of Stradling Yocca Carlson&Rauth responded to councilmember questions about draw down <br /> authority and note terminology. <br /> RYAN WALTERS moved, seconded by MATT MILLER,to Approve Ordinance 3082 as presented. <br /> Vote: Ayes -JEREMY CARTER,ANTHONY YOUNG,RYAN WALTERS, CHRISTINE CLELAND- <br /> MCGRATH, CAROLYN MOULTON,BRUCE MCDOUGALL,MATT MILLER.Nays -None. Result: <br /> Passed <br /> Access Anacortes Fiber Internet Update <br /> Administrative Services Director Emily Schuh provided the regular monthly update on Access Anacortes <br /> Fiber Internet. Ms. Schuh's slides were added to the packet materials for the meeting. She reported on <br /> customers in service,pending orders and revenue received,celebrating 524 customers in service at close <br /> of business earlier in the day. Ms. Schuh emphasized the stringent COVID-19 safety protocols being <br /> observed by the installation crews. She noted the take rate by district,which was exceeding 31%in the <br /> current combined service area including the aerial expansion areas. Ms. Schuh also reported on special <br /> projects with the Port of Anacortes,the Anacortes Senior Center, and Rock Island Communication; <br /> network expansion projections for 2021 and 2022; ongoing customer outreach; and the pending$2.25M <br /> EDA grant for which a decision was expected in February. <br /> Resolution 3013: Providing for Employee Leave Benefits in Response to the Covid-19 Epidemic <br /> Mr. Hoglund presented Resolution 3013,following up on adoption of Resolution 3012 at the regular City <br /> Council meeting on January 11,2021. Resolution 3013 would authorize City staff an additional amount <br /> of Emergency Paid Sick Leave(EPSL)that would be in addition to the City provided sick leave accruals <br /> already in place. Mr. Hoglund's slide presentation was included in the packet materials for the meeting. <br /> Councilmembers and Mayor Gere discussed with Mr.Hoglund leave used for Covid-19 related absences <br /> Anacortes City Council Minutes-January 19,2021 <br /> 2 <br /> Page 4 of 164 <br />