Council members are Delphine Bailey, Kathy Berg, Christine Broughton, Bill Graham, Byron Kaczmarski, Dain Nysoe and Michael Paris. With Berg absent Monday, the council:
PATHWAY: Approved interlocal agreement with Columbia County Health System for construction of a recreational pathway south of the Booker Annex Building, between South Third Street and the dike.
INSURANCE: Approved interlocal agreement with the Association of Washington Cities allowing AWC to be self-insured. AWC provides insurance and other benefits for city employees.
HISTORIC PRESERVATION: Approved grant agreement with Washington Department of Ecology and Historic Preservation for the development of Southside and Washington Street Historic Districts design guidelines. The grant is for $6,701.65 with a minimum match from the city of $4,467.77, and work must be copleted by August 2014.
CONTRACT: Approved memorandum of understanding amending bargaining unit contract to include a 1.6 percent cost of living allowance for fiscal year 2014.