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Cooper agreed that more analysis would be required. <br /> Kyle Loring,representing Evergreen Islands,thanked Ms. Cooper for her final slide on streams. Mr. Loring also <br /> addressed buffer reduction and buffer averaging and the distinction between the two terms.Ms. Cooper <br /> responded to Mr. Loring's comments. <br /> Councilmembers continued discussion of the draft. <br /> Brian Wetcher cited two projects on which he had installed landscape buffers. He said neither one had been <br /> thoroughly maintained and both are subject to invasive species. He urged that future buffer regulations require <br /> rigorous long term maintenance. <br /> No one else wishing to address the Council,Mayor Gere closed the public hearing. She asked staff to bring the <br /> draft back to Council for continued discussion at the June 14,2021 regular City Council meetings. <br /> OTHER BUSINESS <br /> Board and Commission Reappointments <br /> Mayor Gere announced her reappointment of Betsy Humphrey and Marius Hibbard to the Arts Commission and <br /> requested Council confirmation of her reappointment of Deane Brazas to the Museum Advisory Board. <br /> RYAN WALTERS moved, seconded by ANTHONY YOUNG,to confirm the reappointment of Deane Brazas <br /> as Museum Advisory Board Member retroactive to 1/1/2020.Vote: Ayes -ANTHONY YOUNG,RYAN <br /> WALTERS, CHRISTINE CLELAND-MCGRATH, BRUCE MCDOUGALL,MATT MILLER.Nays -None. <br /> Result: Passed <br /> Mobile Integrated Healthcare Pilot Program <br /> Fire Chief Bill Harris provided a presentation of the proposed Mobile Integrated Healthcare Pilot Program, <br /> referring to the packet materials for this agenda item.Mr.Walters and Ms. Cleland-McGrath supported the idea <br /> and underscored how it integrates with the work of the Housing Affordability and Community Services <br /> Committee. Mr. Miller agreed and urged Chief Harris to track program statistics carefully to inform future <br /> decision making. <br /> Ordinance No.3090,An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No.3078 Adopted On December 21,2020, <br /> Entitled "An Ordinance Adopting The Budget For All Municipal Purposes And Uses For The Year 2021" <br /> As Amended By Ordinance No.3079 Adopted On April 26,2021 <br /> Administrative Services Director Emily Schuh presented Ordinance 3090 to amend the 2021 budget to hire five <br /> positions: 1 Firefighter/Paramedic,2 Fiber Technicians, 1 Information Systems&Technology Technician, and 1 <br /> Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition(SCADA)Technician. Ms. Schuh explained the rationale for each <br /> position,referring to the packet materials for this agenda item. <br /> Mr.Young reported that the Personnel Committee had discussed the request earlier in the day and expressed his <br /> support of the ordinance. The other four councilmembers present explained their reasons for also supporting the <br /> proposed positions but Mr. Walters and Ms. Cleland-McGrath urged rethinking IT staffing more globally. <br /> ANTHONY YOUNG moved, seconded by CHRISTINE CLELAND-MCGRATH,to approve Ordinance No. <br /> 3090, an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 3078 adopted on December 21,2020 entitled"AN ORDINANCE <br /> ADOPTING THE BUDGET FOR ALL MUNICIPAL PURPOSES AND USES FOR THE YEAR 2021" as <br /> amended by Ordinance No. 3079 adopted on April 26,2021. Vote: Ayes -ANTHONY YOUNG,RYAN <br /> Anacortes City Council Minutes-June 7,2021 <br /> 3 <br /> Page 4 of 152 <br />