Shoreline City Council regular meeting and Public Hearing Monday

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Shoreline City Council regular meeting
Monday, August 15, 2016 – 7:00pm
City Hall Council Chambers, 17500 Midvale Ave N.

Agenda Highlights

  • Adoption of Ord. No. 753 – Budget Amendment to Authorize Staffing in the Sound Transit Agreement
  • Authorize the City Manager to Obligate $119,514 of the Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program Funds for Radar Speed Street Signs Project
  • Authorize the City Manager to Obligate $358,929 of the Federal Highway Safety Improvement Program Funds for the Meridian Avenue and 155th Street Intersection Improvement Project. . 
This project will revise northbound / southbound signal phasing from permissive to flashing yellow arrow operation to address at-angle collisions at the intersection of Meridian Avenue N and N 155th Street in Shoreline. It will decrease intersection radii to lower vehicle turning speeds and reduce pedestrian crossing distance for increased pedestrian safety and repair and provide vehicle and bicycle detection where needed and rebuild intersection sidewalks, curb ramps and pedestrian signal system for ADA compliance.

Public Hearing and Approval of Human Service Block Grant Allocations

Every other year the City reviews its human services funding allocation and develops a new two-year Funding Plan. Shoreline’s funding for human services supports a system of local and regional services that together provide Shoreline residents with access to an array of services to enhance their well-being and to mitigate pressing needs.

This plan specifies how the City will allocate both City General Fund dollars and federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. In order to use CDBG funding, the City must hold a public hearing and adopt the Human Service Funding Plan’s proposed use of CDBG funding each year.
In March of this year the City Council determined a new level of funding to support the City’s human services grants, and with this increased funding, provided policy direction to prioritize services focused on basic needs and counseling. These services both secure a foundation of support for the community and are key elements of the City’s response to homelessness.

Link to full Agenda


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