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A14 Mercer Island Reporter Wednesday, December 15, 2004 Islander Kael Kristof (25) gets his shot stolen by Newport's Neal Chalmers during the boys bas- ketball game on Thursday. Julie Pefia/ Mercer Island Reporter Continued from A13 shoe trails for all levels .includ- ing a children's snowshoe park, and groomed trails that don't go too far from the lodge. Or you can take the Silver Fir lift to ac- cess ragged wails that go for miles through alpine meadows, frozen lakes and streams and old growth forests. The trails are located be- tween Summit Central and Summit East. Hours of operation are Thursday through Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; the cost of a full day snowshoe rental is $17. As part of a nation-wide pro- motion, January 8 has been des- ignated Winter Trails Day. On that day, at the Mountaineers Lodge between Summit Central and Summit West, you can get free snowshoes and cross coun- try gear between the hours of 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This promotion is designed to attract people who have not participated in snow- shoeing and introduce them to the sport in a relaxed and cost- effective manner. Put this on your calendar if you are a candidate for a new adventure. Call 284- 8484 for more information. It's easy to see why the sport of snowshoeing has become so popular. Snowshoes are as easy to put on and take off as running shoes, there is no fancy technique to master or theories to learn, they are highly maneuverable and fairly light weight and they are Let the guys at Stewart Lumber & Hardware help you today! Free Home Delivery (minimum)urchase necessary) Wide selection of lumber Lumber & & merchandise Hardware Co. Knowledc eable staff Treating You Like Family Since 1926 Convenient parking 1761 Rainier Ave. Retail & (206) 324-5000 Wholesah Minutes from Mercer Island; 1/2 mile from 1.90 Don't Call A Hand, Tman, Call a Professional Plumbing, Service, Installation Take Care of All Plumbing Needs Specializing in Economically Priced Bathroom Remodels Commercial Residential Third Generation of Plumbing Over 20 Years Experience CALL 4 Continued from A13 into the fourth quarter, but only by five points. The Islanders made up for the deficit by not turning the ball over and making 10 of their quarter-high 12 free-throws, including a 5-for-5 effort by Islander David Kelley. Mercer Island took on Newport Thursday and used a big first half to coast to a 51-40 victory. The team was again led by Stuck with 16 points. Newhof came off the bench to add 10 points. The Islanders beat Liberty Dec. 7, 40-31. Blakney led the Islanders with 16 points and Kristof added 13 points. Mercer Island traveled to Issaquah Monday (after Reporter deadline) to take on the Eagles. The Islanders will host Sammamish at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the high school gymnasium. a low-cost alternative for winter recreation. They have been in use for about 6,000 years, having been one of the earliest devices to allow people to get from one place to the other. After all that time, maybe it's about time you gave it a try. Ski you later, happy holidays. John Naye is a Mercer Island resi- dent and the past President of the North American Snowsports Journalist's Association. His e-mail is jnaye@trekworks.com. Continued from A13 Pospelov gave the Islanders more to cheer about as he, too, pinned his opponent with a cradle out of a face off after 2:57 had elapsed. But the change in size between Pospelov and 103-pounder Alex Faith was just as dramatic as the mo- mentum swing. Faith began the match with a 5-2 lead, but fell victim of his own speed during the second round, as the freshman got pinned at 2:52. One of the hardest fought match- es of the night pit Islander Jean Laschever against Daniel Hanks. Hanks got the lead early ~d kept adding to it. But Laschever kept fighting to stave off the pin and get back into the match. A late reversal by Laschever pulled her within just two points. But Hanks held on to win 8-2. seeks part-time Operations Manager afternoons and evenings, to run programs and facilities from March-July 2005. For details, call Gary Maehara (206) 232-1254, or e-mail islandbaseballclub @ yahoo.corn Islander Jean Laschever struggles with a Liberty wrestler in the 112 pound weight division dur-. ing the high school wrestling match at Mercer Island. Julie PefialMercer Island Reporter The next two matches teased the Mercer Island faithful as the 119- pound Scan Embly (2:43) and the 125-pound Greg Jones (1:01) earned pins to get the Islanders back with- in just eight points. At 130 pounds, Islander Aaron Agnew held a 7-2 lead, but his op- ponent came back to tie the match at 7-7. A reversal sent Agnew to his back, where he was pinned with just 22 seconds remaining. The final match of the night went to Islander Parker Faith at 135 pounds in a 4-0 decision. "I dominated that guy the whole time" said Faith. "We could have easily won this meet. I guess it just wasn't our night" SPORTS BRIEFS Little Dribblers Saturday program The Little Dribblers Saturday Program began on Dec. 4 at the Mercer Island High School gym- nasium, but their is still room for third- through eighth-graders. Players of all abilities are en- couraged to participate in this recreational basketball program. The high school phyers will coach the teams under the supervision of coach Ed Pepple and his staff. The program is open to third- eighth graders and the registra- tion fee of $60 (which includes a T-shirt) may be mailed in ad- vance or submitted at the first ses- sion. RegisWafion forms are avail- able from Tom Newhof, program coordinator, Mercer Island Boys Basketball Booster Club, at tb- newhof@msn.com or can be down-loaded from the following Web site: www.mibasketball.org. Correction Prudence McDougald's name was rrfisspclled in last week's sports briefs about the Junior Huskies youth soccer team.The Reporter regrets the error. PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF MERCER ISLAND ORDINANCE NO. 04-23 AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A BUDGET FOR THE CITY OF MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON FOR THE YEARS 2005-2006 AND SETTING FORTH IN SUMMARY FORM THE TOTALS OF ESTIMATED REVENUES AND EXPENDITURES FOR EACH FUND. WHEREAS, State law, Chapter 35A.33 RCW requires the City to adopt a biennial budget and provides procedures for the filing of an adopted budget, deliberations, public hearings, and final fixing of the budget; and, WHEREAS, a preliminary budget for the 2005-2006 biennium has been prepared and filed with the City Clerk as required by law; and WHEREAS, public hearings have been held for the purposes of fixing the final budget and the City Council has deliberated and made adjustments and changes deemed necessary and proper; THE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MERCER ISLAND DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. 2005-2006 Budget Adoption. The final 2005-2006 budget for the City of Mercer Island covering the period from January 1, 2005, through December 31, 2006 is hereby adopted. A copy of said budget is on file with the office of the City Clerk and, by this reference, is hereby incorporated herein as if set forth in full. Section 2. Summary of Revenues and Expenditures The totals of estimated revenues and expenditures for each separate fund are set forth in the table below, and are hereby appropriated for the 2005-2006 biennium: 2005-2006 FINAL BUDGET 091 ]GEN ER.A. L FUND $ 35,339,8o9. $ 35,339 ,809 037 SELF-INSURANCE 20,000 60,000 96! YS END OEM EN T 6,0.0.0 6:o00 065 MIYFS FOUNDATION ENDOWMENT 9,500 - !O4 S TRE.ETfU, ND 2,447,500 3,288,000 ~. 112 C RIM.!NA L JU.STICE FUND 1,48 !,368 I ,66 I,458 117 BEAUTIFICATION FUND 454,000 707,495 125 1-90 LA NSCA PE M A INTENA NCE FUND 903,732 903,732 130 .CONT!NGEN.CY FUND 240,000 - - 140 M UNICIPAL ARTS FUND 28,000 6,000 ~ I. r. 160 ~.YOUTH & F A M ILY SERYlCES FUND 2,604,!31 2,584~268 165 M !.YF. Sf.0.U ND A T IO N FUND ! 66 45~0 166 4 50 208 B O ~ N D R E D E M P T! O N F U N D ( V O T.E D ) ! 63 4,1.5.2 1 .63 9 40 6 239 BOND RED EM PT!ON FUND(NON-VOTED) 746,69.5 745,853 343 CA P!TA.L IMpROVEM ENTS 2,660,00.0 3,280,595. 345 .TEC, HNOLOGY& EQUIPMENT FUND 520,000 451,000 350 CAP1TALR.ESERVE FUND " ~ f31566 !,067,500 355 CCM V CONSTRUCTION FUND 975,000 4,800,000 402 W A TER REVENUE FUND * 426 SEW ER REVENUE FUND * 432 STORM WATER FUND * CITY OF MERCER ISLAND ORDINANCE NO. 04-24 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON, INCOR- PORATING CERTAIN BUD- GET REVISIONS TO THE 2003-2004 BIENNIAL BUD- GET, AND AMENDING ORDINANCE NOS. 02-13, 03- 03, 03-05, 03-12, 03-16, 04-07, 04-15, 04-16 AND 04-19. WHEREAS, the City Council adopted the 2003-2004 Budget by Ordinance No. 02-13 on November 25, 2002 representing the total for the biennium of estimated revenues and expenditures for each of the separate funds of the City which need to be budgeted, and WHEREAS, changes need to be made to the 2003-2004 budget to increase the expenditures in the General Fund to pay for additional plan review and inspection expenditures and to recognize additional revenues from land use and building permit fees, and NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON, DO ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The 2003-2004 Budget for the City of Mercer Island is hereby amended to incorporate increased revenues and expenditures in the General Fund. Description General Fund 2003-2004 Revenues $60,000 2003-2004 Exg~nditures $60,000 Section 2. City Ordinance Nos. 02- 13, 03-03, 03-05, 03-12, 03-18, 04-07, 04-15, 04-16 and 04-19, as previously adopted and as hereby amended; are 7-:'0~5~81600 -7,80"3105"0"" hereby ratified and confirmed and continued in full force and effect. !4,580,440 !.4,889,667Section This ordinance shall DARDS FOR ZONES OUTSIDE THE TOWN CENTER"; REPEALING TWO SECTIONS OF APPENDIX C; AMENDING " SECTION 19.15.010(E), RELATING TO ADMINISTRATION, SUM- MARY OF ACTIONS AND AUTHORITIES; AMENDING SECTION 19.15.040 RELAT- ING TO DESIGN COM- MISSION POWERS; AMEND- ING SECTIONS 19.11.130 AND 19.11.120 RELATING TO TOWN CENTER DESIGN REVIEW ADMINISTRATION AND TOWN CENTER SIGNS; AMENDING SECTION 19.01.050 RELATING TO NONCONFORMING DEVELOPMENT; AMEND- ING SECTION 19.16.010 RELATING TO DEFI- NITIONS; AMENDING SEC- TION 19.04.010 RELATING TO THE PLANNED BUSINESS ZONE (PBZ); AMENDING SECTION 19.02.010 RELATING TO THE RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE- FAMILY ZONE; AND AMENDING SECTION 19.03.010 RELATING TO THE MULTIPLE-FAMILY ZONE. CITY OF MERCER ISLAND NOTICE OF CANCELLATION Notice is hereby given that the Mercer Island City Council Regular Meeting of December 20, 2004 is cancelled. The next City Council Regular Meeting will be held on Monday, January 3, 2005 at 7:30 pm at City Hall Council Chambers, 9611 SE 36th Street, Mercer Island, WA. Ali Spietz, Cit3/Clerk Americans with disabilities accom- modations are available by calling 236-5300 voice or 232-9558 TDD. Published in the Mercer Island Reporter December 15, 2004. #847748 City of Mercer Island Request for Proposal PARK MOWING & LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE SERVICES Submittal date: January 7, 2005 Mercer Island Parks and Recreation Department 2040 84th Ave SE Mercer Island, WA 98040 206-236-3545 Project Description: The City of Mercer Island hereby requests proposals from qualified landscape maintenance contractors This ordinance would modify for park mowing and landscape current regulations governing design maintenance services at the following standards for all regulated sites; improvements(building construction) 1. Luther Burbank Park (2040 outside the Town Center Zones, 84thAveSE) which generally covers all uses 2.1-90 Corridor (East Channel except single-family residential bridge to West Channel bridge) dwellings. Specifically the new Interested contractors who have regulations would establish design successfully demonstrated their standards and administrative ability to provide similar services at procedures in the following areas: comparable facilities are invited to a. Site Development Features and submit proposals for one and or both the Relationship of Buildings to a of the above mentioned sites. Site. An informational meeting will be b. Building Design, Visual Interest, held at Luther Burbank Park on Faqade Articulationand Wednesday, December 29, 2004 at Modulation in Relation to Scale, 9am for all interested contractors. Form, Mass, Rooflines, Color and Contractors may obtain copies of Materials. the RFP at Luther Burbank Park, 3,025,720 3,272,455take effect and be in force thirty (30) days after passage, signing and 503 520 606 MERCER ISLAND, WASHINGTON, AT ITS MEETING ON THE 6TH iTOTALS: $ 77,145,048 $ 84,680,563 DAY OF DECEMBER 2004. Section 3. Management and Budget Policies. CITY OF MERCER ISLAND The Management and Budget Policies as included in the 2005-2006 Budget are hereby approved and incorporated Alan R. Merkle, Mayor herein by reference. ATTEST: Section 4. Canital Imorovement Projects Allison Spietz, City Clerk The Capital Projects nominated for 2005-2006 and described in detail in the Capital Improvement Program section APPROVED AS TO FORM: of the 2005-2006 Budget are hereby approved as presented. Londi K. Lindell, City Attorney Section5. Filing of Ordinance. Published in the Mercer Island A complete copy of the final 2005-2006 budget, as adopted, together with a certified copy of the adopting ordinance Reporter December 15, 2004. #847746 shall be transmitted by the City Clerk to the Division of Municipal Corporations of the office of the State Auditor and to the Association of Washington Cities. CITY OF MERCER ISLAND Section 6. Effective Date. ORDINANCE NO. 04C-08 This ordinance shall take effect and be in force on and after January 1, 2005. S~Y PASSED by the City Council of the City of Mercer Island, Washington, at its Regular Meeting on the 6th day of AN ORDINANCE OF THE December, 2004. CITY OF MERCER ISLAND, Alan Merkle, Mayor WASHINGTON A MENDING ATTEST: MERCER ISLAND CITY Allison Spietz, City Clerk CODE TITLE 19, THE APPROVED AS TO FORM: UNIFIED LAND DEVELOP- Londi Lindell, City Attorney MENT CODE, BY ADDING A Published in the Mercer Island Reporter December 15, 2004. #847745 NEW CHAPTER 19.12 TITLED "DESIGN STAN- EQUIPMENT RENTAL 1,636,196 !,403,65.2 publication, c. Landscape Design, Parking Lot 204084thAveSE, Mercer Island, WA CO M PU T ER EQ U IPM EN T FU N D 543,255 524,273 ADOPTED BY THE CITY Screening and Outdoor Spaces. 98040 or online at http:// iHR-EMENs-i;ENsIONF1JND -5{i000 80~00"0 COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF d. Vehicular and Pedestrianwww.ci.mercer-island.wa.us/rfp.asp. Circulation and Safe and Submission: Efficient DesignofSuchSpaces. The City of Mercer Island will e. Design and Screening of Service receive proposals in the form of and Mechanical Areas. sealed bids until 4:00 pm local time, f. Design and Placementof Friday, January 7, 2005 at Luther Lighting and Signs. Burbank Park, 2040 84th Ave SE, g. Administration, Processing and Mercer Island, WA 98040. Proposals Appeals of Regulated Designreceived after this time will not be Review, Including Major Newaccepted. Contractors should submit Construction and Minor Exterior 3 copies of their proposals. Building Modifications. h. Amendments to Definitions. Complete copies of the entire text of the adopted Ordinance may be obtained at City Hall or by calling (206) 236-5300. This Ordinance will be published Wednesday, December 15, 2004, and will have an effective date of January 15, 2004. Richard Hart, AICP Development Services Director City of Mercer Island, Washington Published in the Mercer Island Reporter December 15, 2004. #847747 Published in the Mercer Island Reporter December 15, 2004. #847749 KIN6=COUNTy ,liiii ii,[ J(ilj ]']r] ;11 I ' :.