Langley City Council December 5, 2022
Name of Observer: Jane Ficalora
Observed Meeting: Langley City Council
Date of Meeting: 12/05/2022
Members present: Harolynne Bobis, Rhonda Salerno, Thomas Gill, Craig Cyr, Gail Fleming
Members absent: None
Others present (staff, media, public): Mayor: Scott Chaplin, Planning Director: Meredith Penny,
Director of Public Works: Randi Perry, Chief of Police: Tavier Wasser, Interim Clerk: Darlene
Valerie Smith from WA state Department of Commerce and planners of Multi-Family Infill
Ordinance. The Sno-Isle Library Deputy Director, a Langley Ethics Committee member, and
planners of Tourism Grant Application for an outdoor museum were present as well. There were
members of the public on zoom - they are not shown unless they make a comment.
Summarize the main issues discussed at the meeting:
- An award from WA State Dept. of Commerce for Growth Management Act Service was
presented to Multi-Family Infill plannners.
- Ethics Training Committee member requested changes for hiring requirements
- Mayor’s report
- 2023 Budget refinements and Council options
- Police Guild contract
- Report on plans of Tourism Grant application for outdoor museum presented.
- Council Member Cyr mentioned plans for transition of public buses to being all electrical
Do you recommend local League action or study on any of these issues? NO
Was the meeting conducted in an open, business-like, and civil manner? Yes – All in attendance
were polite and the motions were discussed, motioned and voted on in an orderly manner.
Consider the following questions and respond if relevant:
FEATURE EVALUATED COMMENTS
Was the agenda made available prior to and at the meeting? Yes -
Did members adhere to the provided agenda? Were any non-agenda
items discussed? Yes, No
Was there adequate discussion of issues? Yes
Were any “Executive Sessions” called? Yes – 15 min
Was there adequate opportunity for public input? Yes
Was background material available to the public? Yes – the council packet linked above includes background material
Did any member recuse themselves during the meeting? For what reason? Yes – Council
Member Salerno had to leave about 15-minutes early because of travel plans.
List any other concerns or observations:
Observer E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Date submitted: 12/08/22
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