Council Meeting Roundup for March 21
Posted on 03/23/2023
Newcastle City Council

On March 21, 2023, Council held its regular meeting at 7:00 p.m. Prior to the regular meeting, at 6:00 p.m., Council held an executive session pursuant to RCW 42.30.110(1)(g) to discuss matter(s) relating to performance of a public employee. Executive sessions are closed to the public in accordance with state law, and no final actions are taken during these sessions.  

If you missed watching the regular meeting live, you can always see videos of past Council and Commission meetings on our YouTube channel. 

Here are the highlights from last week’s meeting. See the Agenda Packet for additional information and documentation.  


Councilmember Comment Highlights 

Councilmember Villaseñor noted that the start of spring is an excellent time to adopt a drain in your neighborhood. Councilmember Charbonneau mentioned the great time he had officiating a recent wrestling match between Risdon Middle School and McKnight Middle School, after he was called in as an emergency referee. Mayor Newing noted that Newcastle Chamber of Commerce events are moving to a quarterly schedule. 


City Manager Report 

The written report covers upcoming events, as well as information on the Hyundai and Kia steering wheel lock program, staffing updates, and public works updates. 


Strategic Plan  

Council held a discussion regarding the proposed City of Newcastle 2023 Strategic Plan. No action was taken. 


Approved on Consent 

o Minutes of March 7 

o Audit of bills for January 10 – March 3 


The Newcastle City Council wants to hear from you! Members of the public are invited to share thoughts during public hearings or during the two open public comment periods at meetings. Regular meetings of the City Council currently occur on the first and third Tuesdays of each month starting at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. You can email your thoughts to Councilmembers at [email protected]. 

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