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City Council Action Memoranda

Action Memoranda

Accepting Commission Member Liz Swearingin’s Resignation from the Airport Advisory Commission

Accepting Board Member Wesley Rath’s Resignation from the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Sole Source Professional Services Agreement with HDL Engineer Consultants for Construction Administration and Inspection Services for the 2020 ADA Sidewalk Improvements Project in the Amount not to Exceed $41,850.00 from the 2019 Budget

Accepting Council Member Pete LaFrance’s Resignation, Declaring the Seat Vacant Effective June 26, and Directing the City Clerk to Begin the Appointment Process to Fill the Vacancy Until a Successor is Seated After the October 1, 2019, Regular Election

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 649 for Klondike Mike’s Saloon, Located at 820 S. Colony Way

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assignment and Consent to Assignment of Lease Agreement with CIG, LLC (Assignor) and PAAQ Hangar Association (Assignee) for PMA Lease No. 19-001 on Lease Lot 12, Block 3, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Transferring the Lease to a Newly Formed T Hangar Association

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter Into a Three Year Agreement to Purchase Insurance Coverage with the City’s Insurance Broker RISQ Consulting with a 5% Discount for Each Year

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter Into a Contract with Dirtworks, Inc. to Pave the Pathway from Cope Industrial Way to S. Gulkana Street in the Amount of $47,915.00

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Authorizing the City Manager to Extend the Contract for Legal Services with Jermain, Dunnagan & Owens, P.C. for One Additional Year to Expire December 31, 2020

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Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assignment and Consent to Assignment of Lease Agreement with Dayton J. and Elizabeth A. Madison (Assignor) and Lazy Mountain Hangar, LLC (Assignee) for PMA Lease No. 19-004 on Lease Lot 20, Block 3, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Transferring the Lease to a Newly Formed Real Estate LLC 

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment for Palmer Fire and Rescue from Alaska Safety, Inc. using Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230(A)(3) Governmental and Proprietary Procurements

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Sabrina Shelton and Josh Tudor to the Planning and Zoning Commission with a Term Ending October 31, 2021

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract for the Construction of the 2019 Airfield Safety Improvement Project to Dirtworks, Inc. in the Amount of $858,190.80, Contingent upon Receiving a Federal Aviation Administration Grant, and Authorizing the City Manager to Accept and Execute Said Grant from the Federal Avaition Administration for the Airpor Improvement Project in the Amount of $937,980.00 When Offered.

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into a Sole Source Contract with Sherman Technologies, LLC for the Materials, Equiment, and Installation of Two Secruity Cameras at A-Moosement Park in the Amount of $22,205.00.

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Nodak Electric and Construction, Inc. for the Installation of a 200 AMP Load Center and all Underground Electrical Requirements for Two LED Area Lights with Poured Concrete Base and Pole with Mast Arm in the Amount of $22,400.00.

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase New Beacon AMA Water Meter Reading Software from National Meter and Automation in the Amount of $15,174.00.

Accepting Board Memeber Andrew Corbin's Resignation from the Planning & Zoning Commission.

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into a Sole Source Contract with NorthStar Excavation and Asphalt for the Repair of the Asphalt Road Surface on E. Moore Road and E. Helen Drive in the Amount of $21,228.00.

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Valley General Construction, LLC. for a Water Main Relocate, at the Intersection of S. Chugach Street and E. Commercial Drive, in an Amount Not to Exceed $62,900.00

Removing Board Member Rhonda Wohlbach from the Planning & Zoning Commission

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Five-Year Contract with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to Provide Fire Emergency Response to the Greater Palmer Fire Service Area

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase and Install a Fire Radio Repeater and Associated Equipment for the Palmer Fire Department

Approve a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $475.00 to the Alaska Farmland Trust to Support the Drive Your Tractor to Work 2019 event

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assignment and Consent to Assignment of Lease Agreement with Alaska Tactical Aviation, LLC (Assignor) and Aurora Sky, LLC (Assignee) for Palmer Municipal Airport Lease No. 19-003 on Lease Lot 10, Block 3, for the Purpose of Transferring the Lease to a Newly Formed LLC

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Lease Agreement with a New LLC to be Formed by Dayton J. and Elizabeth A. Madison for Palmer Municipal Airport Lease No. 19-004 on Lot 20, Block 3, for the Purpose of Establishing a Personal Use Aircraft Hangar

Authorizing the City Manager to Extend the Professional and Data Services Contract with AlasConnect, LLC for One Additional Year for a Term Ending June 15, 2020

 Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $1,000.00 to the Palmer Spring Classic Organizers to Support the Palmer Spring Classic 2019 Bike Event

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Casey Peterson to the Planning and Zoning Commission with a Term Ending October 31, 2021

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of George Hoden to the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board with a Term Ending October 31, 2020

Approving the Termination of the Agreement Between Landowner Regarding Off-Site Parking

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Lease Agreement with Alaska Tactical Aviation, LLC for a Lease on Lot 10, Block 3, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Establishing a Commercial Business Use Aircraft Hangar

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Change Order #2 with North Star Excavation and Asphalt, Inc. for Execution of Additive Alternate #1, City Hall North Parking Lot Improvements in an Amount Not to Exceed $35,400.00

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 5566 for Matanuska Brewing Company, 513 S. Valley Way

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 39 for Alaska State Fair

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 649 for Klondike Mike’s Saloon, Located at 820 S. Colony Way

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2,000.00 to MatSu Running Club to Support the 2019 Who Let the Runners Out 5K & 1K Run/Walk

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2,000.00 to Palmer Museum of History and Art for the 2019 Midsummer Garden and Art Faire

Accepting Board Member David Petty’s Resignation from the Planning & Zoning Commission

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase New Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus to Include Tools and Associated Equipment in the Amount of $238,021.00 from Alaska Safety, Inc. Under the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of the Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 744 for Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #793, Located at 1136 S. Cobb Street

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 5032 for Arkose Brewery, Located at 650 E. Steel Loop

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2,000.00 to Mat-Su Miners Baseball to Support the 2019 Mayor’s Green Day Gallop

Accepting Board Member Denise Christopher’s Resignation from the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorizing the City Manager to Sign Amendment No. 1 to the Contract for Services with Greene Garden Services to Reflect Payments for 2019

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into a Contract with Bering Marine Corporation for the Purchase and Delivery of 175 Tons of Road Salt in the Amount of $29,452.50

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into a Contract with Bering Marine Corporation for the Purchase and Delivery of 175 Tons of Road Salt in the Amount of $29,452.50

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase One New Police Patrol Vehicle and Equipment in the Amount of $52,357.00 Under the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230, by Attaching to the State of Alaska Contract Pricing

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase One New Police Patrol Vehicle and Equipment in the Amount of $52,357.00 Under the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230, by Attaching to the State of Alaska Contract Pricing

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 2098 for Oaken Keg, Located at 644 W. Evergreen Avenue

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 2098 for Oaken Keg, Located at 644 W. Evergreen Avenue

Authorizing the City Manager to Contribute $5,000.00 to the Alaska Municipal League (AML) to Support a Working Group Charged with Establishing a Centralized Sales Tax Administrator for Remote Sellers

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Management Services Contract with Eagle Golf Course Management, LLC

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $5,000.00 to the YAK for Renovations

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Marilyn Bennett to the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board with a Term Ending October 31, 2019

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Golf Carts from the Anchorage Golf Course

Authorizing the City Manager to Sign Amendment No. Seven to the Contract Awarded to the Palmer Museum of History and Art on February 14, 2012, for Curatorial, Archival, and Museum Services to Reflect 2019 Payments

Authorizing the City Manager to Sign Amendment No. Four to the Contract for Visitors Information Services Awarded to the Palmer Museum of History and Art on March 10, 2015, to Reflect 2019 Payments

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Sternberg Lighting c/o Arctic Sales, Inc for 22 LED Decorative Street Light Luminaries for a Total Cost of $30,624.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Cree Lighting c/o Arctic Sales, Inc for 26 LED Street Light Luminaries for a Total Cost of $15,170.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase One New Light Duty Pickup Truck in the Amount of $31,654.00 for the Solid Waste/Parks Division

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase One New Light Duty Pickup Truck in the Amount of $42,673.00 for the Water/Wastewater Division

Selecting the Golden Heart Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient(s)

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Design and Construction Administrative Services Contract Addendum with HDL Engineering Consultants, LLC in the Amount of $152,002.00 for the Design Work and the CA Services on the 2019 Airfield Safety Improvements Project

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 4064 for Palmer Golf Course, Located at 1000 LePak Avenue

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 1274 for Palmer Bar, Located at 828 S. Colony Way

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 2931 for Mat-Su Miners, Located at the Alaska State Fairgrounds’ Hermon Brothers Field

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 3696 for La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant, Located at 132 W. Evergreen Avenue

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License No. 3767 for Humdingers Gourmet Pizza Co., Located at 173 S. Valley Way

Authorizing the City Manager to Dispose of the 1984 Spartan Thibault Aerial Fire Truck Through the Public Surplus Process

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Orion Construction, Inc. for the Construction of the 2019 ADA Sidewalk Improvements Project in an Amount not to Exceed $246,774.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Caterpillar 160 M3 Motor Grader Through State of Alaska Fleet Contract Bid CA1879-14 for Lot #2 of Bid Specifications with NC Machinery in the Amount of $301,042.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract for Rescue Services with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Purchase Agreement with Western Peterbilt, Inc. for a Solid Waste Collection Vehicle in the Amount of $330,500 Using the Governmental and Proprietary Procurement Process

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2,500.00 to the Mat-Su Special Santa Program Through Alaska Family Services

Accepting Board Member Sally Pollen’s Resignation from the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Professional Services Agreement with HDL Engineer Consultants for Construction Administration and Inspection Services for the 2019 ADA Sidewalk Improvements Project in an Amount Not to Exceed $41,850.00

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $1,500.00 to the Neighborhood Champions, Managed by Palmer Chamber of Commerce, to Provide Promotional Material and Support to Small Business Saturday 2018

Authorizing the Extension of the Temporary Building for Perkup Espresso on the Property Located at 1800 S. Glenn Highway

Authorizing the Extension of the Temporary Building for Matanuska Electric Association on the Property Located at 1317 S. Industrial Way

Authorizing the Extension of the Temporary Building for Matanuska Electric Association on the Property Located at 163 E. Industrial Way

Authorizing the City Manager to Extend the Contract for Legal Services with Jermain, Dunnagan & Owens, P.C. for One Additional Year

Appointing a Council Member to Serve as an Ex-Officio Member on the Board of Economic Development for a Term Expiring October 8, 2019

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Andrew Corbin, David Petty, and Rhonda Wohlbach with Terms Ending October 31, 2021, to the Planning and Zoning Commission

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Jo Ehmann and Wesley Rath with Terms Ending October 31, 2021, to the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Chris Chappel, Lorie Koppenberg, and Dusty Silva with Terms Ending October 31, 2021, to the Board of Economic Development

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Andrew Weaver and Liz Swearingin with Terms Ending October 31, 2021, and Richard Best with a Term Ending October 31, 2019, to the Airport Advisory Commission

Authorizing the City Manager to Extend the Contract for Banking Services with First National Bank Alaska for Two Additional Years

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Two New Lease Agreements with CIG, LLC for Leases on Block 3, Lease Lot 12 and 13, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Constructing Two, Ten Unit T-Hangar Structures

Approving the Cancellation of the November 13, 2018, Regular Council Meeting

Approval of a City Council Member to Serve on the Alaska Municipal League Board of Directors for a Term Starting November 2019

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License Nos. 119, 5638, and 5716 for Palmer City Alehouse, Located at 320 E. Dahlia Avenue

Accepting Commission Member John Lee’s Resignation from the Airport Advisory Commission

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Lease Agreement with Greg S. Lavin and Renee L. Hillier for a Lease on Block 3, Lease Lot 19, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Establishing a Personal Use Aircraft Hangar

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase a Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) to APSIN Interface from Pacific Applied Technology in the Amount of $18,500.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Lease Agreement with Stephen J. and Heidi R. Hastings for a Lease on Block 3, Lease Lot 21, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Establishing a Business Use Aircraft Hangar

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Sole Source Procurement and Execute a Contract with National Meter & Automation for Badger Water Meters and Supplies in the Amount of $25,464.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into a Contract with Bering Marine Corporation for the Purchase and Delivery of 100 Tons of Road Salt in the Amount of $16,830.00

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $4,000.00 to the Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center to Provide Educational Information to the Public

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Andrew Corbin and Rhonda Wohlbach with Terms Ending October 31, 2018, to the Planning and Zoning Commission

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Heather Kelley with a Term Ending October 31, 2020, to the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Insurance Coverage for the Period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2019, per the Premium Quote Submitted by the City’s Insurance Broker, Insurance Brokers of Alaska

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Change Order #1, Execution of Additive Alternate #3, Apron Replacement at Fire Station 3-1, with North Star Excavation and Asphalt, Inc. in an Amount Not to Exceed $36,000.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to Provide Fire Emergency Response to the Greater Palmer Fire Service Area (GPFSA)

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Change Order No. 4 with Roger Hickel Contracting, Inc., to Install 150 Linear Feet of Additional 24” DIP Line from the Control Building to the MBBR as Part of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Plan Update

Accepting Commission Member Merry Maxwell’s Resignation from the Planning and Zoning Commission

Accepting Council Member Brad Hanson’s Resignation, Declaring the Seat Vacant Effective May 23, and Directing the City Clerk to Begin the Appointment Process to Fill the Vacancy Until a Successor is Seated After the October 2, 2018, Regular Election

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Construction Administration Services Contract Addendum with HDL Engineering Consultants, LLC in the Amount of $52,100.00 for the Construction Management Work on the Airport’s 2018 Pavement Maintenance Project

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract for the Construction of the “2018 Taxiway Pavement Maintenance” Project to Pruhs Construction Company, LLC in the Amount of $432,810.00, Contingent Upon Receiving a Federal Aviation Administration Grant; and Authorizing the City Manager to Accept and Execute Said Grant from the Federal Aviation Administration for the Airport Improvement Project

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Utility Extension Agreement with Maple Springs of Palmer SNF Holdings, LLC. for Water and Sewer Main Extensions to the Maple Springs of Alaska Palmer Campus, Located West of the Palmer City Limits at 12000 East Palmer-Wasilla Highway

Accepting Board Member David Dodd’s Resignation from the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Approving an Exception to the City of Palmer Charter Section 2.3 Allowing Council Member Hanson to be Eligible for Employment for Which a Salary is Paid by the City Prior to One Year Elapsing Following His Term

Approving the Cancellation of the May 8, 2018, Regular Council Meeting

Accepting Commission Member Douglas Cruthers’ Resignation from the Planning and Zoning Commission

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Change Order No. 2 with Roger Hickel Contracting, Inc., to Install a 3’ Stainless-Steel Spool Piece in the ALP Lines as Part of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Plan Update, in the Amount of $15,476.00

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $500.00 to the American Legion Post 15 to Support a Salute to Service Fun Run and Picnic to be Held on May 19, 2018

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Denise Christopher with a Term Ending October 31, 2020, to the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Professional Services Agreement with HDL Engineering, for the Construction Administration for City Hall Customer Parking Lot Upgrades in an Amount Not to Exceed $13,880.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with North Star Excavation and Asphalt, Inc. for the Construction of the City Hall Customer Parking Lot Upgrades and Entry Way in an Amount Not to Exceed $74,000.00

City Council Providing a Favorable Opinion, In Accordance with Palmer Municipal Code 9.74.010 Discharge of Firearms, to Allow the City Manager to Issue an Indoor Gun and Target Range Permit

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $500.00 to the Great Alaska Council Boy Scouts of America Valleywide Community Pinewood Derby Race to be held on April 19, 2018

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Agricultural Hay Lease Agreement with Adam J. Jenski, dba RK Ranch, on Approximately 110 Acres of Airport Lands Currently in Hay Fields at the Palmer Municipal Airport

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Renewed Agricultural Lease with Ben VanderWeele for a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately Five Acres of Airport Land Located on Outer Springer Loop

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Consent to Assignment for the Assumption of the Proprietary Lease from Joshua Nance to Eldon E. Bell, Jr. & Holly A. Bell for Palmer Hangars Owners Association Unit No. 4, Lot 11, Block 3 at the Palmer Municipal

Authorizing the City Manager to Amend the Professional Services Agreement with HDL Engineering Consultants, in an Amount Not to Exceed $57,507.00, for Additional Required Design Phase Services for Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvements Phase 5, Which Include Street Improvements, Lighting, and a Pathway on Auklet Avenue Between the Glenn Highway and Valley Way

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Three-Year Agreement with the Matanuska Susitna Borough School District (MSBSD) to Provide a School Resource Officer to MSBSD Schools Within the Palmer City Limits, the Amount Being Funded 75 Percent by MSBSD and 25 Percent by the City of Palmer

Authorizing the Mayor to Execute an Employment Agreement with City Clerk Norma Alley

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract in the Amount of $72,208.80 for the 2018 Crack Sealing, Street Striping, and Infrared Pavement Repairs Bid to Alaska Sure Seal, Incorporated

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute the Renewal of the Brand License Agreement with Matanuska Telephone Association for the MTA Events

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $3,000.00 to the Palmer Museum of History and Art for the Garden and Art Faire to be held on July 14, 2018

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Professional Services Agreement with PND Engineers, Inc. for the Public Safety Building Repair Design and Construction Administration in an Amount Not to Exceed $44,852.00

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License #1195, For Iron Horse Liquor,Located at 606 S. Alaska Street

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License #3058, for The Moosehead Saloon,Located at 810 S. Colony Way

Accepting Board Member Wesley Rath’s Resignation from the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase New Self Contained Breathing Apparatus and Related Equipment for the Aerial Platform Fire Apparatus in an Amount of $33,615.00 from Alaska Safety, Inc. under the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Statewide Door & Glass for Procurement and Installation of a New Glass Door Front Entry Way at the Palmer Library in an Amount Not to Exceed $20,700.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Five-Year Agreement with the State of Alaska to Provide Fire Suppression Response and Assistance to the Division of Forestry with Regards to Wildland Firefighting Emergencies

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Greene Garden Services for Seasonal Gardening/Horticultural Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $52,000.00

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2,007.00 to MatSu Running Club to Support the “Who Let the Girls Out 5K & 1K Run/Walk”

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2,000.00 to Mat-Su Miners Baseball to Support the “Mayor Green Day Gallup 2018”

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Design Services Contract Addendum with HDL Engineering Consultants, LLC in the Amount of $46,569.00 for the Design Work on the 2018 Pavement Maintenance Project for Taxiway A and Interlinks

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Agreement with the State of Alaska, for City of Palmer Water and Sewer Betterment Installation as Part of the Glenn Highway Reconstruction, MP 32-44 Project No. Z581040000, in an Amount Not to Exceed $307,270.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Agreement with the State of Alaska, for City of Palmer Water and Sewer Betterment Installation as Part of the Glenn Highway Reconstruction, MP 32-44 Project No. Z581040000, in an Amount Not to Exceed $307,270.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Sole Source Procurement and Execute a Contract with Alaska Pump & Supply, Inc. for Three FLYGT Replacement Lift Station Pumps in the Amount of $74,859.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Contract Amendment Three for Visitors Information Services Awarded to the Palmer Museum of History and Art to Reflect Payments for 2018

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute Contract Amendment Six Awarded for Curatorial, Archival and Museum Services to the Palmer Museum of History and Art to Reflect Payments for 2018

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Palmer Training Tower and Burn Room Upgrade Services, from WRG Fire Training Simulation Systems, Inc., in the Amount of $79,142.40 Under Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230(A)(3) as a Sole Source Procurement

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $1,500.00 to Downtown Merchants Association Through the Greater Palmer Chamber of Commerce to Support the April 20-21, 2018, Community Event “Who Let the Girls Out”

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License #119, for Palmer City Alehouse, Located at 320 E. Dahlia Avenue

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Change Order No.1 with Roger Hickel Contracting, Inc., to Install a New Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) as Part of the Waste Water Treatment Plant Facility Plan Update, in the Amount of $33,317.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute an Addendum to the Construction Management and Related Additional Engineering Design Contract with HDL Engineering Consultants in the Amount of $59,544.00 for Unanticipated Costs Associated with the Construction Management of the Rehabilitation of RW 16/34 and Related Improvements Project Issued in

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Agreement with the Pioneer Amateur Hockey Association for Concession Services at the MTA Events Center

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase a Vermeer Brush Chipper in the Amount of $26,729.00 Under the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230, by Attaching to the NJPA National Joint Powers Alliance Contract Pricing Contract Number 062117-VRM

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Three New Light Duty Pickup Trucks, from Kendall Ford, in the Amount of $114,877.00 under the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230, by Attaching to the State of Alaska Contract Pricing Contract Number 1900-14-1

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Sternberg Lighting c/o Arctic Sales, Inc. for 34 LED Decorative Street Light Luminaries for a Total Cost of $47,226.00

Authorize the Extension of the Temporary Building for Perkup Espresso on the Property Located at 1800 S. Glenn Highway, Palmer, Alaska until December 31, 2018

Authorizing an Extension of the Temporary Building for Matanuska Electric Association on the Property Located at 1317 S. Industrial Way, Palmer, Alaska until December 31, 2018

Authorize the Extension of the Temporary Building for Matanuska Electric Association on the Property Located at 163 E. Industrial Way, Palmer, Alaska until December 31, 2018

Authorizing an Extension of the Temporary Building for Lazy Mountain Enterprises, LLC on the Property Located at 561 E. Steel Loop, Palmer, Alaska until December 31, 2018

Accepting the Wayfinding Report and Committee Input

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License #1194, for Caboose Lounge, Located at 606 S. Alaska Street

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License #4336, for Fred Meyer Stores, Inc., Located at 535 W. Evergreen Avenue

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License #1436, for Pizzaria Delphi Restaurant, Located at 103 W. Arctic Avenue

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License #4758, for Turkey Red Restaurant, Located at 550 S. Alaska Street

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Service Request with Matanuska Electric Association, Inc. (MEA), in an Amount Not to Exceed $82,500.00, for Construction of a Primary Line Extension to the Future Water Pressure Booster Station Located on Bogard Road

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Three (3) year Contract with Two (2), One (1) year Extensions with HDL Engineering Consultants, LLC the selected Consulting Engineering Firm for the Engineering Services for Ongoing Planning and Capital Improvement Projects at the Warren “Bud” Woods Palmer Municipal Airport from the Request for Proposal #17-01PAQ

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase a Case 321F Compact Wheel Loader, in Accordance with the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230, in an Amount Not to Exceed $86,611.00, as Approved in the 2018 Budget

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Lease Agreement with FCA Properties, LLC, Solely Owned by Mr. John A. Biornstad, on Block 3, Lease Lot 33, Palmer Municipal Airportto Coincide with the Completion of the Hangar Purchase Agreement Between Mr. Helmericks and Mr. Biornstad

Approving the Cancellation of the December 26, 2017, Regular Council Meeting

Approving a Council Community Grant in the amount of $1,500.00 to Radio Free Palmer to Support Live Video Streaming/Recording of City Council Meetings

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Replacement Agricultural Lease with Robert Shumaker for a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 5.44 Acres of Airport Land Described as Lots 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 Mohan Subdivision Located on Outer Springer Loop

Approving the Cancellation of the November 14, 2017, Regular Council Meeting

Supporting the Community Efforts to Pursue the All America City Award by Directing Staff to Pay the $250.00 Application Fee

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $1,200.00 to the Greater Palmer Chamber of Commerce to Support Small Business Saturday on November 25, 2017

Approving Robyn Schroeder as the Winner of the City of Palmer Bicycle Rack Design Competition, Awarding $200.00 to the Winner, and Authorizing Installation of Bicycle Racks of the Winning Design

Appointing a Council Member to Serve as an Ex-Officio Member on the Board of Economic Development for a Term Expiring October 31, 2018

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Dan Lucas and Gena Ornquist with Terms Ending October 31, 2020, and Richard Benedetto with a Term Ending October 31, 2019, for the appointment to the Planning and Zoning Commission

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Stephanie Allen, David Dodd, and Wesley Rathe with Terms Ending October 31, 2020, and Sally Pollen with a Term Ending October 31, 2019, to the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Kelly Turney and Barbara Hunt to the Board of Economic Development with a Term Ending October 31, 2020

Confirming the Mayor’s Nomination of Jeff Helmericks and Joyce Momarts to the Airport Advisory Commission with a Term Ending October 31, 2020

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Two-Year Contract for Professional Audit Services with BDO USA, LLP

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract with EMC Engineering LLC, for Third Party Concrete Strength and Soil Compaction Testing and Additional Control Building and Sitework Inspections of the Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Upgrades, in an Amount Not to Exceed $60,335.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with the Wolverine Supply, in an Amount Not to Exceed $97,000.00, to Perform Building Upgrades at the City of Palmer Public Works Maintenance Warehouse

Authorizing the City Manager to Award and Execute a Contract for Snow Hauling Services to Dirtworks, Incorporated in the Amount of $67.95 per Hour for Truck and Operator

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Settlement and Mutual Release Agreement with Granite Construction Company, Releasing Granite Construction Company from Their Effective Real Estate Exchange Agreement with the City of Palmer for the Price of $150,000.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Change Order No.1 with K&H Civil Constructors for the Bogard Booster Station Site Prep, in the Amount of $27,858.95

Authorizing the City Manager to Amend the Professional Services Agreement with HDR, Inc. in an Amount Not to Exceed $231,259.00 for Additional Required Design Services and Contract Negotiation for the Palmer Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) Upgrades Project

Approval of a City Council Member to Serve on the Alaska Municipal League Board of Directors for a Term Starting November, 2017

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Bore Tide Construction, in an Amount Not to Exceed $133,693.33 to Perform Removal of Old Electrical Heating, Installation of New Mechanical Hydronic Heating Equipment and Required Flight Service Station (FSS) Finishing Upgrades per City of Palmer Lease Agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into a Contract with Bering Marine Corporation for the Purchase and Delivery of 120 Tons of Road Salt in the Amount of $18,966.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with K&H Civil Constructors, in the Amount, Not to Exceed, $105,415.00, to Perform Site Work and Utility Extensions for a Future Water Pressure Booster Station Located on Bogard Road

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assignment of Lease, Acceptance and Assumption of Assignment, Personal Guarantee and Consent to Assignment Agreement with James D. DeNier and The Hangar, LLC for the PMA Lease No. 96-1 on Block 3, Lease Lot 32, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Transferring the Lease from Mr. DeNier Back to The Hangar, LLC Following the Payoff of Its Indebtedness to Mr. DeNier

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Sole Source Procurement and Execute a Contract with Badger Meter, Inc. for Badger Water Meters and Supplies in the Amount of $26,052.00

Approving Commission Member Erick Cordero-Giorgana’s Resignation from the Planning & Zoning Commission

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Purchase Insurance Coverage for the Period July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2018, per the Premium Quote Submitted by the City’s Insurance Broker, Insurance Brokers of Alaska

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Lease Amendment and Modification Agreements with Hinchinbrook Equipment Solely Owned by New Horizons Telecom, Inc., for Lease Lot 5, Palmer Municipal Airport

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Lease Agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration, for their Palmer Flight Service Station Operations at the Randy Thom Flight Service Center Building Located at 901 E. Yukon Street

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assignment and Consent to Assignment Agreement with Jeff Helmericks and Northern Aviation, LLC, for the PMA Lease No. 92-1 onBlock 3, Lease Lot 29, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Transferring the Lease from Mr. Helmericks to His Actual Operating Entity

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Renewed Lease Agreement with N A Holdings, LLC, Formerly Known as Colville Logistics, LLC, Solely Owned by Mr. Jeff Helmericks, on Block 3, Lease Lot 30, Palmer Municipal Airport Under an Original PMA Lease No. 78-1 and PMA Lease No. 00-2 Respectively

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Renewed Lease Agreement with Artic’s Air Academy, LLC, on Block 3, Lease Lots 26 and 27, Palmer Municipal Airport Under an Original PMA Lease No. 77-1 and PMA Lease No. 81-3 Respectively

Authorizing the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Matanuska Electric Association for the Cost of Relocating the Primary Powerline at the Palmer Waste Water Treatment Facility, for $62,000.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract for Rescue Services with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to Provide Fire Emergency Response to the Greater Palmer Fire Service Area (GPFSA)

Approving a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2,000.00 to the Palmer Museum of History and Art to Support Midsummer Garden and Art Faire

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Temporary Lease Agreement with Alaska Air Fuel, Inc., for Lease Lot 2, Block 3, of Apron D, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Operating an Air/Ground Fuel and Cargo Business

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate the Agreement and the City Mayor to Execute an Agreement with the State of Alaska Regarding Improvements and Maintenance as Part of the Glenn Highway Reconstruction, MP 32-44 Project

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract for the Construction of the “Rehabilitation of Runway 16/34 and Related Improvements” Project (Bid No. 17-04PW) to Pruhs Construction Company, LLC in the Amount of $6,404,078.20, Contingent Upon Receiving a Federal Aviation Administration Grant

 Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Construction Management and Related Additional Engineering Design Contract with HDL Engineering Consultants in the Amount of $682,455.00 for the Construction Management of the Airport Improvements Project, Contingent Upon Receiving a Federal Aviation Administration Grant

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with AlasConnect, LLC, for Information Technology Services in an Amount Not to Exceed $114,000.00 Annually

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Two-Year Agreement, with up to Three One-Year Extensions, with the City of Wasilla in which Palmer Will Act as a Secondary Public Safety Answering Point in the Event of Overflow Calls to the Primary Public Safety Answering Point

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Roger Hickel Construction, Inc. for General Construction of the Waste Water Treatment Plant Facilities Upgrade, in an Amount not to Exceed $9,514,000.00

Directing the City Clerk to Notify the State of Alaska of the City Council’s Statement of Non-Objection to Liquor License #5566, for Matanuska Brewing Company, Located at 513 S. Valley Way

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Lease Agreement with Dr. Louis M. Packer and Ellen R. Varosi, for their Newly Formed LP HANGAR, LLC for a Lease on Block 3, Lease Lot 25, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Establishing a Personal Use Aircraft Hangar

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assumption of Proprietary Lease from Chad Nuttall & David Nuttall to Ken & Jackie Williams for Palmer Hangars Owners Association Unit No. 9 Lease Lot 11, Block 3 at the Palmer Municipal Airport

Approve a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2000.00 to Downtown Merchants Association to Support the April 28-29, 2017, Community Event: “Who Let the Girls Out”

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Dirtworks Inc., for Installation of ADA Compliant Sidewalks and a Driveway in Accordance with City of Palmer Resolution No. 17-006 and the City of Palmer 2006 Comprehensive Plan, in an Amount Not to Exceed $79,310.00

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Pinnacle Mechanical Inc., for Procurement and Installation of a New Boiler System at the City of Palmer Library, in an Amount Not to Exceed $43,898.00

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with AlasConnect, LLC for Information Technology (IT) Services in the Amount of $114,000.00 Annually

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase New Glass for the MTA Events Center from Rink Systems, Inc. in the Amount of $36,410.00

Authorize the City Manager to Execute Change Order Five for the Second Renewal Option with Alaska Sure Seal in the Amount of $72,641.70 for Crack Sealing and Striping in 2017

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a New Lease Agreement with Kingdom Air Corps, Inc. for the Lease on Block 3, Lease Lot 9, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Establishing a Permanent Operating Base at the Airport

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Replacement Lease Agreement with Custom Aircraft, Inc. for the Lease on Tract B, Lease Lot 31, Palmer Municipal Airport for the Purpose of Refinance and Business Expansion

Confirm the Mayor’s Nomination of Public Works Director Chris Nall to the Matanuska Susitna Borough Wastewater and Septage Advisory Board to Fill the City of Palmer Representative Position

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #2098, for Carr-Gottstein Foods Co. doing business as Oaken Keg #1739, Located at 644 W. Evergreen Avenue

Approve a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2,500.00 to the Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center to Provide Educational Information to the Public

Approve a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $1,500.00 to MatSu Miners Baseball to Support the Mayor Green Day Gallup 2017

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter Into an Agreement with the United States Drug Enforcement Administration Allowing the Palmer Police Department to Participate in the United States Drug Enforcement Administration Tactical Diversion Task Force Program

 Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Amendment No. 4 to the Professional Services Agreement with HDR Alaska, Inc. for Construction Administration Services for the WWTP Facility Plan Updates, not to exceed $789,895.00

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #649, for Klondike Mike’s Saloon, Located at 820 S. Colony Way

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Flail Boom Mower from Craig Taylor Equipment – Wasilla Branch in the Amount of $64,723.00

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Flail Boom Mower from Craig Taylor Equipment – Wasilla Branch in the Amount of $64,723.00

Approve a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $465.00 to Palmer High School to Support Rockin’ Hockey 2017

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with the Matanuska Susitna Borough (MSB) for Animal Control Services

Authorize the City Manager to Sign Amendment No. 2 to the Visitors Information Services Contract Awarded to the Palmer Museum of History and Art to Reflect Payments for 2017

Authorize the City Manager to Sign Amendment No. 5 to the Palmer Museum of History and Art Contract for Curatorial, Archival and Museum Services to Reflect Payments for 2017

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Two New Police Patrol Vehicles and Equipment in the Amount of $89,208.00, as Approved by the 2017 Budget, and to Purchase the Vehicles Under the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230, by Attaching to the State of Alaska Contract Pricing

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #744, for the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #793, Located at 1136 S. Cobb Street

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #5032, for Arkose Brewery, Located at 650 E. Steel Loop Road

Authorize the City Manager to Sign Amendment No. 3 to the Contract with Greene Garden Services for Gardening Services to Reflect Payments for 2017

Authorize City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assumption of Proprietary Lease from Brian K. & Carrie M. Groseclose to John C. & Sharon S. Dieffenderfer for Palmer Hangars Owners Association Unit No. 1 Lot 11 Block 3 at the Palmer Municipal Airport

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Phase 2 of the Contract with HDL Engineering Consultants for the Second Phase of the Engineering Services for the Rehabilitation and Repaving of Runway 16/34 not to exceed $182,579.00 from the revised “Scope and Fee, Proposal for RFP #16-01PAQ

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #2931, for the Mat-Su Miners, Located at the Alaska State Fairgrounds Hermon Brothers Field

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #4064, for the Palmer Municipal Golf Course, Located at 1000 LePak Avenue

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Kruger, Inc. for the Moving Bed Bioreactor Phase I Procurement as part of the Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade in an Amount Not to Exceed $918,760.00

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Cree Lighting c/o Arctic Sales,

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #3767, for the Peking Garden Restaurant, Located at 775 W. Evergreen

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #3696, for the La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant, Located at 132 W. Evergreen

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Jermain, Dunnagan & Owens, P.C. for Legal Services for the City of Palmer from the Request for Proposal #16-01CC

Recommendation to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough for Mayor Edna DeVries to serve as primary member and Council Member Steve Carrington to serve as alternate member on the Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s Marijuana Advisory Commission

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Replacement Lease Agreement with ADD Investments, LLC for the Lease of Approximately 6.93 Acres of Land on Cope Industrial Way at the Palmer Municipal Airport

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a 12 Month Contract Amendment for Dispatch Services with the Matanuska Susitna Borough in the Amount of $900,000.00

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #1274, for the Lou-Jack Palmer Bar, Located at 828 South Colony Way

City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Renewal of Liquor License #39, for the Alaska State Fair, Located 1 Mile South of Palmer

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into a Contract with Capital Industries, Inc. for the Purchase and Delivery of 50 Dumpsters in the Amount of $50,020.00

Approval to Cancel the December 27, 2016, Regular Council Meeting

Requests approval for the City Manager to negotiate and execute Amendment Number 6 to the PSA with HDL Engineering Consultants for preliminary design engineering services for the Bogard Road booster station and site preparation project. This work will allow the City to get the property for the booster station surveyed, cleared and prepared for building the booster station when it is deemed necessary for water services in Water Utility Pressure Zone 3

Approval of a City Council Member to Serve on the Alaska Municipal League Board of Directors for a term starting November, 2016

Approve a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $1,000.00 to the Greater

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a 10 Year Contract Amendment

 City Council Statement of Non-Objection to the Transfer of Liquor License #3767, from Peking Garden to Humdinger’s Gourmet Pizza Co., Located at 173 S. Valley Way, Palmer

Appointment of Council Member David Fuller to Serve as an Ex-officio Member on the Board of Economic Development for a Term Expiring October 31, 2017

Confirm the Mayor’s Nomination of Erick Cordero-Giorgana and Kristy Thom Bernier to the Planning & Zoning Commission with Terms Ending October 31, 2019, and the Nomination of Gena Ornquist to Fill the Vacant Term Expiring October 31, 2017

Confirm the Mayor’s Nomination of Shannon Connely to the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Advisory Board with a Term Ending October 31, 2019

 Confirm the Mayor’s Nomination of Peter Christopher and Janet Kincaid to the Board of Economic Development with Terms Ending October 31, 2019

Approving Commission Member Andrea Fuller’s Resignation from the Airport Advisory Commission

Approving Commission Member David Fuller’s Resignation from the Planning & Zoning Commission

Authorize the City Manager to Award and Execute a Contract with White Knight Services in the Amount of $1,705.00 per Event for Snow Removal Services for City Facilities

 Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Change Order Five to Triple V Contracting, Inc. in the Amount of $24,112.00 for the Palmer Maintenance Upgrades Phase II Project

Direct the City Clerk to Issue the Request for Proposals for the Professional Legal Services

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Allan Linn to the Airport Advisory Commission

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Equipment for the Avaya Internet Protocol (IP) Telephone System and Enter into a Three Year Maintenance Agreement with Matanuska Telephone Association

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Purchase Proposal with Craig Taylor Equipment for a Newer Replacement Tractor at the Airport for $21,000.00 Minus Proposed Trade in Value of $6,001.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Amendment No. 2 to the Professional Services Agreement with Wolf Architecture, Inc. for the Palmer Building Improvements Project, Phase 3

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with HDL Engineering Consultants for the Engineering Services for the Rehabilitation and Repaving of Runway 16/34 Not to Exceed $275,000.00 From the Request for Proposal #16-01PAQ

Negotiate and Enter into a Professional Services Agreement with the Sustainable Design Group to Produce the Palmer Wayfinding Signage Guide for an Amount Not to Exceed $35,925

Approving Board Member John Lee’s Resignation from the Board of Economic Development

Palmer Hangars Owners Association is the lessee for the 9-unit T-Hangar complex constructed on Yukon Drive at the Palmer Municipal Airport. Palmer Hangars Owners Association has a proprietary lease agreement with John Riggs for Unit 2. The personal Representative of John Riggs estate, his wife Cheryl Riggs is assigning this lease to Gary A. and Odette M. Jamieson.

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Six Month Contract Amendment for Dispatch Services with the Matanuska Susitna Borough in the Amount of $450,000.00

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Change Order No. 1 with Dirtworks, Inc. for the Sherrod Area Water & Street Improvement Project Phase 4, in an Amount Not to Exceed $490,000

Amend the Professional Services Agreement with HDL Engineering Consultants in an Amount Not to Exceed $64,145 for Design and Engineering Services for the Sherrod Area Water & Street Improvements Project Phase Four Additional Extension

Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into a Contract with Bering Marine Corporation for the Purchase and Delivery of 150 Tons of Road Salt in the Amount of $23,707.50

Authorizing the City Manager to Purchase Twelve Dell Laptops and Associated Docking Equipment in the Amount of $27,282.47, and to Purchase the Items Under the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230, by Attaching to the National Association of State Procurement Officers (NASPO) Contract Pricing

This action memorandum authorizes the City Manager to negotiate and execute an agricultural lease with Mr. Shumaker to perform agricultural operations on 2.39 acres of airport land, of which said agricultural products are not by nature, bird attractants, and enacts very strict “Use of Property” language.

Discussing the Residency Requirement of the City Clerk Position

Extending the Contract for Audit Services with BDO USA, LLC for The Second Additional Year as Specified in the Request for Proposals (RFP) for Audit Services and Original Contract Approved by the Palmer City Council on September 24, 2013.

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Agricultural Lease with Ben Vanderweele for a Parcel of Land Containing Approximately 5 Acres of Airport Land Located on Outer Springer Loop.

Approve Commissioner Jeff Tuttle’s Resignation from the Airport Advisory Commission effective June 17, 2016

Authorizing the City Manager to Enter into a Sole Source Procurement and Execute a Contract with Badger, Meter, Inc. for Badger Water Meters and Supplies in the Amount of $16,223.50.

Direct Staff to Prepare a Resolution to Place Council Term Limits on the October 4, 2016, Ballot

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Insurance Coverage for the Period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017, per the Premium Quote submitted by the City’s Insurance Broker, Alaska USA Insurance Brokers with Two Additional Renewal Years

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Dirt Works Inc. for the Construction of the Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvement, Phase 4, Project in an Amount Not to Exceed $1,231,752.15

Authorize the City Manager to Amend the Professional Services Agreement with HDR, Inc. in an Amount Not to Exceed $842,107 for Design and Engineering Services for the Palmer Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades Project

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Amendment No. 9 to the Professional Service Agreement with HDL Engineering Consultants for Construction Phase Services for Phase 4 of the Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvement Project in a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $192,390

Authorize the City Manager to Dispose of Surplus Solid Waste Equipment Valued at More than $10,000

 Approve a Council Community Grant in the amount of $2,500 to the Valor Corporation to support Tiny Homes for Vets

Approve a Council Community Grant in the amount of $3,000 to the Palmer Museum of History and Art to support Midsummer Garden and Art Faire

Authorize the City Manager to Enter Into a One Year Agreement with the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry to Provide Fire Suppression Response and Assistance to the Division of Forestry with Regards to Wildland Firefighting Emergencies

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Firefighting Equipment from L.N. Curtis & Sons Inc. in the Amount of $17,362.00 Using the Governmental and Proprietary Purchases Municipal Code Section 3.21.230

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Firefighting Equipment from Alaska Safety - Wasilla in the Amount of $26,552.00 Using the Governmental and Proprietary Purchases Municipal Code Section 3.21.230

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Ferguson Enterprises, Inc. for the Material Procurement for Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvements, Phase 4, in the Amount of $71,229.60

Approve Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board Chair Helene Antel’s Resignation from the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract for Rescue

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to Provide Fire Emergency Response to the Greater Palmer Fire Service Area (GPFSA)

 Authorize City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assumption of Proprietary Lease from David R. Allen to Joshua Nance for Palmer Hangars Owners Association Unit No. 4 Lot 11 Block 3 at the Palmer Municipal Airport

Sole Source Solicitation and Authorize the Fire Chief to Purchase a New Set of Hurst Heavy Hydraulic Rescue Tools to Include Tools and Associated Equipment

Approve a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $600 to the Palmer High Junior Class Student Government to Support the 2016 Prom

Authorize the City Manager to Enter into an Agreement with Alaska USA Insurance Broker for the Period of April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017, with the Option of Two Additional Renewal Years for Insurance Brokerage Services

Authorize the City Manager to Amend the Professional Services Agreement with HDL Engineers in an Amount Not to Exceed $250,000 for Design and Engineering Services for the Sherrod Area Water Utility Improvement Project, Phase Four

Authorize the City Manager to Reimburse the Alaska State Fair $42,223.20 for Oversizing 1,928 Feet of Class 50 Ductile Iron Pipe Sewer Main

Approve a Council Community Grant in the Amount of $2,500 to the Downtown Merchants Association (Denise Statz) to Support “Who Let the Girls Out” in Palmer on April 22-23, 2016

Authorize the City Manager to File a Complaint Seeking Injunctive Relief to Abate a Junk Vehicle and Nuisance located at 444 N. Bonanza Street

Authorize the City Manager to Renew the City’s IT Services Contract with TekMate for the Period of April 1, 2016 through March 31, 2017

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Agricultural Lease Containing Approximately 98 Acres with Kevin Frohling D/B/A Spring Creek Farms for Tracts A & B of the Warren “Bud” Woods Palmer Municipal Airport

 Approve a Council Community Grant in the amount of $1,000 to Active Soles Performance Footwear/MatSu Miners to Support a Mayor’s Green Day Gallop Foot Run in Palmer on March 13, 2016

Authorize the City Manager to Enter into Amendment No. 4 to the Agreement Approved by Council on February 14, 2012 with the Palmer Museum of History and Art for Museum Services to Update Section II. F to Reflect Payments for 2016

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Fran Seager-Boss to the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Triple V Contracting, LLC for the Palmer Building Maintenance and Upgrades Phase 2 Project in the Amount of $239,800

Approve Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board Member Eddie Kessler’s Resignation from the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Two New Police Patrol Vehicles and Equipment in the Amount of $88,230, as Approved by the 2016 Budget, and to Purchase the Vehicles Under the Governmental and Proprietary Procurements Section of Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230, by Attaching to the State of Alaska Contract Pricing

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Change Order No. 10 with Dirtworks, Inc. for the Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvements, Phase 2 Project, in the Amount of $17,613.91

Authorize the City Manager to Sign Amendment 1 to the Contract for Visitors Information Services Awarded to the Palmer Museum of History and Art on March 10, 2015, to reflect Payments for 2016

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #5146, for Eagle Hotel Restaurant & Lounge, Located at 918 South Colony Way, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #4758, for Turkey Red, Located at 550 South Alaska Street, Suite 100, Palmer

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Agreement with Glenn Air LLC for the Lease of Approximately 1.59 Acres of Land on Airport Road at the Palmer Municipal Airport

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Amendment No. 2 to the Contract for Services with Greene Garden Services approved by Council on January 12, 2014, to reflect Payments for 2016

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #1195, for Iron Horse Liquor, Located at 606 South Alaska Street, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #1194, for the Caboose Lounge, Located at 606 South Alaska Street, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #119, for Palmer City Alehouse, Located at 320 E Dahlia Avenue, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #5267, for Colony Inn Café, Located at 325 East Elmwood Avenue, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #4366, for Fred Meyer, Located at 650 Cobb Street, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #3058, for The Moosehead Saloon, Located at 810 South Colony Way, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #1436, for Pizzaria Delphi Restaurant, Located at 103 West Arctic Avenue, Palmer

Authorize the City Manager to Execute Change Order Four for the First Renewal Option with Alaska Sure Seal in the Amount of $70,125.42 for Crack Sealing and Striping in 2016

Authorize the City Manager to Execute a Contract with Cree c/o Arctic Sales, Inc. for 84 LED Street Lights for a Total cost of $65,520

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with Hattenburg, Dilley, and Linnell, LLC for the Airport Master Plan Project

Confirm the Mayor’s Reappointment of Douglas Cruthers to the Planning and Zoning Commission

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Memorandum of Agreement with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough Regarding the Transfer of Road Maintenance Responsibilities by the Matanuska-Susitna Borough for Portions of Roads Inside and Outside the City of Palmer

Authorize the City Manager to Approve Two One-Year Extensions of the Agreement for Concession Services at the MTA Events Center

Authorize the City Manager to Amend the Professional Services Agreement with HDR Alaska, Inc. in the Not to Exceed Amount of $250,000 for Additional Engineering and Consultant Services for the Palmer Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Plan Update

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Lorie Koppenberg to the Board of Economic Development

Approve a Council Community Grant in the amount of $1,000 to SeaStar Strategies LLC For Small Business Saturday 2015 on Saturday, November 28, 2015

Approve Amendment No. 1 to the Contract for Golf Course Management Services Approved on February 25, 2014 with Eagle Golf Course Management LLC to Increase Compensation for FY 2015 by $30,000 as Provided for in Section 3(c) of the Contract, and Revising the Compensation Schedule in Section 6 to Reflect the Change

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of David Fuller to the Planning and Zoning Commission

Authorize City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assumption of Proprietary Lease from Ricky L. Johnson to Joseph H. Bussard and Susan Bussard for Palmer Hangars Owners Association Unit No. 6 Lot 11 Block 3 at the Palmer Municipal Airport

Confirm the Mayor’s Reappointment of Dusty Silva to the Board of Economic Development

Authorize the City Manager to Execute Change Order No. 5 with Dirtworks, Inc. for the Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvements, Phase 3 Project, in the Amount of $53,460

Authorize the City Manager to Enter into a Sole Source Procurement with E-Terra, LLC for Server Migration and Work Order System Upgrades in the amount of $53,000

Confirm the Mayor’s Reappointment of David Petty to the Planning and Zoning Commission

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Andrea Fuller to the Airport Advisory Commission

Confirm the Mayor’s Reappointment of Merry Maxwell to the Planning and Zoning Commission

Confirm the Mayor’s Reappointment of Christopher Chappel to the Board of Economic Development

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract for the Glenn Highway MP 38.4 Sewer Force Main Repair Project with Chumley’s, Inc. in the Amount of $54,804

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Three-Year Contract with First National Bank Alaska to Provide Banking Services

Authorize the City Manager to Execute an Extension of the Agreement for Legal Services with Wohlforth, Brecht & Cartledge, A.P.C. for an additional year, as Authorized by such Agreement, and Authorize the City Manager to execute a Novation Agreement assigning the Agreement for Legal Services (as extended) to Jermain Dunnagan & Owens, P.C. for the Remainder of its Term

Authorize the City Manager to Execute Change Order No. 3 with Dirtworks, Inc. for the Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvements, Phase 3 Project, in the Amount of $70,710.22

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract for Fire Dispatch Services with the City of Houston

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Coastal Painting for the Palmer Maintenance Upgrade Project in the Amount of $221,166

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Road Salt from Bering Marine Corporation in the Amount of $23,707.50 Using the Governmental and Proprietary Purchasing Section of the Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230

Authorize a Donation of a Folding Machine to Mat-Su-for Children & Adults, Inc.

Authorize the Purchase of Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment for Palmer Fire and Rescue from L.N. Curtis & Sons using Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230 A, Governmental and Proprietary Procurements

Extend the Contract for Audit Services with BDO USA, LLC for One Additional Year as Specified in the Request for Proposals (RFP) for Audit Services and Original Contract Approved by the Palmer City Council on September 24, 2013

Recommending Street Improvement Priorities for 2016 Budget Priorities

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract Amendment for Dispatch Services with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Authorize the Mayor to Execute an Easement Agreement with Chinook Holdings, LLC, for Storm Water Drainage Improvements in Brittany Estates Subdivision Addition No. 1, Tract C-1

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Tutka, LLC for the Palmer 2015 ADA Sidewalk Improvement Project in the Amount of $62,837

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase a Henderson Scraper and Related Installation Services from Bob’s Services, Inc. in the Amount of $17,512 Using the Governmental and Proprietary Purchasing Section of the Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230

Authorize the City Manager to Enter into a Three Year Agreement to Purchase Insurance Coverage with the City’s Insurance Broker, Alaska USA Insurance Brokers with a 3% Discount for Each Year

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Amendment to the Tekmate IT Contract for the Purchase of Computer Hardware

Amending the Tekmate IT Contract for the Purchases of Computer Software Microsoft Office 365

Approve Hearing Officer Compensation for Planning and Zoning Commission Appeals through December 31, 2016

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Dusty Silva to the Board of Economic Development

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Kashif Naser to the Board of Economic Development

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Eddie Kessler to the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Change Order No. 1 with Dirtworks, Inc. for the Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvements, Phase 3 Project, in the Amount of $25,500

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Meggie Aube-Trammell to the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract for Rescue Services with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a One Year Contract with the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to Provide Fire Emergency Response to the Greater Palmer Fire Service Area (GPFSA)

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Firefighter Alerting Pagers and Class A Fire Suppression Foam for Palmer Fire and Rescue With $10,855.25 in Volunteer Fire Assistance Grant from the State of Alaska, Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry Funds

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Insurance Coverage for the Period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016, per the Premium Quote submitted by the City’s Insurance Broker, Alaska USA Insurance Brokers

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Christopher Chappel to the Board of Economic Development

Authorize an Extension of the City Wastewater Utility to Serve Mountain Ranch 5 Subdivision

Authorize an Extension of the City Wastewater Utility to Serve Springer Park Subdivision

Approve a Community Council Grant in the amount of $1,000 to YAK Youth Center

Approve a Community Council Grant in the amount of $600 to MatSu Seniors Services – Palmer Senior Citizens Center

Approve a Community Council Grant in the amount of $250 to Valley Community for Recycling Solutions

Approve a Community Council Grant in the amount of $485 to Palmer High School for Fall Football Poster

Authorize an Option for Storage Improvements at the Palmer Community Center (Railroad Depot)

Endorsement of the City Clerk’s Submission of Nomination of Candidacy as the International Institute of Municipal Clerks Region IX Director

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Jan Newman to the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Helene Antel to the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Dot Helm to the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Jo Ehmann to the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Stephanie Allen to the Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Resources Advisory Board

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Agricultural Lease Containing Approximately 98 Acres with Kevin Frohling D/B/A Spring Creek Farms For Tracts A & B of the Palmer Municipal Airport Excluding Runways, Taxiways, Aprons, Lease Lots, City Storage Structures and Golf Course

Authorize the Use of Budgeted Funds in the Capital Project and Public Works Administration Budgets to Pay Storm Water System and Street Light Improvement Costs for Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvements, Phase 3

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Professional Services Agreement in the Amount of $27,045 with Hattenburg, Dilley and Linnell Engineers for Preliminary Engineering Services for the Design and Construction Administration of the Southwest Utility Extension Sewer Force Main Repair

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Professional Services Agreement in the Amount of $23,260 with Hattenburg, Dilley and Linnell Engineers for Preliminary Engineering Services for City of Palmer Utility Relocations Related to the Glenn Highway Reconstruction Project

Authorize the City Manager to Amend the Professional Services Agreement with HDL Engineers in the Amount of $212,878 to Add Construction Administration Services for Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvements, Phase 3

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Dirtworks, Inc. in the amount of $1,993,777.20 for Construction of Sherrod Area Water and Street Improvements, Phase 3

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute Amendment No. 1 to the Professional Services Agreement with Wolf Architecture for Architectural Services for the Palmer Building Improvements Project

Authorize a Donation in the Amount of $500 to Support the 2015 Palmer High Grad Blast

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Portable Radios and Equipment for Palmer Fire and Rescue for the amount of $21,301.75 using the State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development Grant using Western States Contracting Alliance (WSCA) Contract Pricing

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Equipment from L.N. Curtis & Sons Inc. (Sole Source) for the new Aerial or Platform Firefighting Equipment for an amount not to exceed $63,994.50 using the State of Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development Grant

Authorize City Manager to Negotiate and Execute an Assumption of Proprietary Lease from James G. Sanders and Constance Sanders to Chad Nuttall and David Nuttall for Palmer Hangars Owners Association Unit No. 9 Lot 11 Block 3 at the Palmer Municipal Airport

Approve Board of Economic Development Member Denise Statz’s Resignation from the Board of Economic Development

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract for Visitors Information Services with the Palmer Museum of History and Art in an amount not to exceed $61,440

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #5032, for Arkose Brewery, Located at 650 East Steel Loop Road, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #4064, for the Palmer Municipal Golf Course, Located at 1000 LePak Avenue, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #3767, for Peking Garden, Located at 775 West Evergreen Avenue, Palmer 

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #3696, for La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant, Located at 132 West Evergreen, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #2931, for Mat-Su Miners, Located at Hermon Brother Field, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #2098, for Oaken Keg #1739, Located at 644 West Evergreen Avenue, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #1274, for Lou-Jacks Palmer Bar, Located at 828 South Colony Way, Palmer

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #744, for Loyal Order of Moose Lodge #793, Located at 1136 South Cobb Street

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #649, for Klondike Mike’s Saloon, Located at 820 South Colony Way, Palmer 

City Council Statement of Non-objection to Liquor License #39, for the Alaska State Fair, Located 1 Mile South of Palmer 

Authorize the City Manager to Enforce Agreement Provisions with Granite Construction, to include Department of Transportation (DOT) Crossing Permit and Construction Completion within One Year

Authorize the City Manager to Renew the City’s IT Services Contract with Tekmate for the Period of April 1, 2015 through March 31, 2016

Authorize the City Manager to Enter into a Sole Source Procurement and Execute a Contract with Badger, Meter, Inc. for Badger Water Meters and Supplies in the Amount of $19,637

Authorize the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Contract with Arctic Sales, Inc. for 80 LED Street Lights for a Total Cost of $23,920

Authorize the City Manager to Purchase Two New Police Patrol Vehicles and Emergency Equipment in the Amount of $87,778, as Approved by the 2015 Budget, and to Purchase the Vehicles Using Combination of Sole Source and Governmental and Proprietary Purchasing Sections of the Palmer Municipal Code 3.21.230

Authorize a $250 Donation to the Mat-Su Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Foundation in Support of the January 19, 215 MLK Jr. Celebration at the Mat-Su Senior Services Facility

Adopt City Goals and Direct City Manager to Implement 2015 Work Plan

Authorize the City Manager to Enter into Amendment No. 3 to the Agreement Approved by Council on February 14, 2012 with the Palmer Museum of History and Art for Museum Services to Update Section II. F to Reflect Payments for 2015

Authorize the City Manager to Sign Amendment No. 1 to the Contract for Services with Greene Garden Services approved by Council on January 2014 to reflect Payments for 2015

Authorize the City Manager to Execute Documents Granting the Matanuska-Susitna Borough an Easement Containing 5,792 Square Feet of City Property for Purposes of Constructing Improvements Related to the Bogard Road Extension Project

 Authorize the City Manager to Submit Comments to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough on a Request by Fred Meyer Stores, Inc. to Vacate a Portion of the City Right-of-Way of W. Dogwood Avenue

Authorize the City Manager to Enter Into and Execute a Professional Services Agreement with Wolf Architecture, Inc. for an Amount Not to Exceed $20,000 for an Initial Architectural Services Scoping Phase for the Palmer Building Improvements Project

Authorize the City Manager to Enter Into and Execute a Professional Services Agreement with HDR Alaska, Inc. for an Amount Not to Exceed $69,009 to Update the Palmer Wastewater Treatment Plant Facility Plan

Authorize the City Manager to Submit an Application to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough to Dedicate a 60’ Right-Of-Way to the East across Southern Portion of Tract A-2 Patterson Subdivision to Create a Second Access for Tax Parcel C8

Confirm the Mayor’s Appointment of Douglas Cruthers to the Planning and Zoning Commission

Extend the Contract for Legal Services with Wohlforth, Brecht, and Cartledge for One Additional Year as Provided for in the Original Contract Approved by the Palmer City Council on January 28, 2014, and Approve the Hourly Fee Increase