Apri 19th 2011

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

April 19, 2011

 

WORKSHOP – 5:30 P.M.

REGULAR SESSION - 7:00 P.M.

CLOSED SESSION FOLLOWING

 

ANDERSON CITY HALL 

1887 Howard Street

 

PARTICIPATION BY PUBLIC IN MEETING

 

Please review the Agenda to determine if the subject you wish to discuss is scheduled for Council consideration.  If it is on the Agenda, you will have an opportunity when that matter comes up for discussion to briefly address the Council.

 

If the subject is not on tonight’s Agenda, please complete an Agenda Request Form (on Clerk’s table) and present it to the City Council Clerk.  You will have the opportunity to speak on the subject under Item 5.2. However, if the item is not on the Agenda, each speaker will be limited to one five (5) minute opportunity to speak, unless the City Council makes an exception due to special circumstances.

 

The Brown Act prohibits the Council from taking action on any item not placed on the printed Agenda in most cases. 

 

Effective July 1, 2008, the Brown Act requires any non-confidential documents or writings distributed to a majority of the City Council less than 72 hours before a regular meeting will be made available to members of the public at the same time they are distributed.

 

City Council meetings are televised and can be seen live on Cable Public Access Channel 11 and on tape delay the following morning at 10:00 a.m.

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Anderson will make available to members of the public any special assistance necessary to participate in this meeting.  The public should contact the City Clerk’s office (378-6646) to make such a request.  Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to this meeting.

 

This is an Equal Opportunity Program.  Discrimination is prohibited by Federal Law.  Complaints of discrimination may be filed with the Secretary of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20250.

WORKSHOP - 5:30 p.m.

 

W.S.1   CITY COUNCIL WORKSHOP – INTERVIEW PLANNING COMMISSION CANDIDATES

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Interview Planning Commission applicants.

           

 

REGULAR SESSION – 7:00 p.m.

 

1.0       ROLL CALL – COUNCIL:                                    Councilmember Day

                                                                                    Councilmember Yarbrough                               
                                                                                    Councilmember Hopkins                       

      Vice-Mayor Hunt                                                 
      Mayor Comnick

 

2.0       INVOCATION – Pastor Paul Tilley, Faith Assembly Church.

 

3.0              PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Councilmember Day.

 

4.0       PROCLAMATION – “May as Veteran’s Appreciation Month” will be presented Canaan Boswell, Operation Welcome Home Veterans Representative, Employment Development Department.

 

4.1       INTRODUCTIONS – City Manager Dana Shigley will introduce Kristen Maze, Development Services Director; Police Chief Dale Webb will introduce Robert Richardson, Public Safety Dispatcher/Records Clerk; and Assistant City Manager Jeff Kiser will introduce Eric Knight, custodian.

 

4.2       PRESENTATION - Lou Ann Sandoval and Delores Mitchell, Anderson Historical Society & Museum, will make a presentation on the proposed buggy barn annex as an addition to the improved downtown area.

 

5.1       SCHEDULED CITIZEN REQUEST TO ADDRESS THE CITY COUNCIL – None.

 

5.2       PUBLIC COMMENT ON ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA - Anyone in the audience who wants to address the Council on a subject which is not on tonight’s agenda is now invited to come to the podium.  Please provide your name and the subject you wish to discuss.  Please limit your remarks to 5 minutes or less.

 

5.3       STUDENT REPORTS

 

a.       Anderson New Tech High School student representative Stephanie Hoogstad will give an update on school activities.

 

b.      Anderson Union High School student representative Sarah Pendergraft will give an update on school activities.

 

5.4       COUNCIL REPORTS - City Councilmembers will report on attendance at conferences/meetings reimbursed at City expense (Requirement of Assembly Bill 1234).

 

6.0       CONSENT AGENDA - Consent Agenda items are expected to be routine and non-controversial.  They will be acted upon by the Council at one time without discussion.  Any member of the public, staff or City Council may request that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda for separate discussion.  Are there any requests to remove any items from the Consent Agenda?

 

6.1              MINUTES - Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of April 5, 2011.    

 

6.2       WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 119232 to 119276 in the amount of $153,910.00; warrant 119277 to 119352 in the amount of $112,407.91; an ACH in the amount of $1,812.40; and a Wire Transfer in the amount of $83.38.

 

6.3       CITY ATTORNEY – None.

 

6.4       CITY CLERK - None

 

6.5       CITY MANAGER – None.

 

6.6       FINANCE DIRECTOR/TREASURER – None.

 

6.7       PARKS AND RECREATION – None.

 

6.8       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

6.9       POLICE DEPARTMENT – None.

 

6.10     PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT – None.

 

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

 

6.11     ITEMS (IF ANY) REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT CALENDAR

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

Any person may speak on items scheduled for hearing at the time the Mayor declares

the hearing open.  ALL LEGAL NOTICES HAVE BEEN GIVEN ACCORDING TO LAW.

 

 

7.0       PUBLIC HEARING – POTENTIAL APPLICATIONS TO THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FUNDING

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.                 Direct the City Council Clerk to read the published public hearing notice.

 

2.                 Conduct the public hearing.

 

3.                 Schedule a second public hearing for May 3, 2011.                        

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

8.0       CITY COUNCIL – None.

 

8.1       CITY ATTORNEY

 

            CITY MANAGER AUTHORIZATION TO SIGN CONTRACTS ON BEHALF OF CITY OF ANDERSON

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

Introduce (first reading) an ordinance authorizing the City Manager to sign city contracts, and set for enactment (second reading) on May 3, 2011.

           

8.2       CITY MANAGER – None.

 

8.3       CITY CLERK – None.

 

8.4       FINANCE DEPARTMENT

     

            THREE YEAR EXTENSION OF AUDIT SERVICES CONTRACT WITH NYSTROM AND COMPANY, LLP, WITH A CHANGE IN AUDIT PARTNER/MANAGER

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Authorize the City Manager to execute a three year contract extension with   Nystrom and Company, LLP extending audit services through 2013 in the amount of $46,500.00 for Audit Year 2010-2011, $48,000.00 for Audit Year 2011-2012, and $49,500.00 for Audit Year 2012-2013. 

 

8.5       COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.6       DEVELOPMENTSERVICESDEPARTMENT–None.

8.7       POLICE DEPARTMENT – None.    

 

8.8       PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

            NOTICE OF COMPLETION FOR THE ALEXANDER-BELLEVUE WATER MAIN PROJECT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

Direct the Public Works Director to prepare and record a Notice of Completion for the Alexander-Bellevue Water Main Project and authorize the Finance Director to make payment for the project in compliance with the contract documents.

 

9.0              STAFF REPORTS – Development Services Director Kristen Maze and Building Inspector/Code Enforcement Officer Steve Ayers will report on April Clean-Up.

 

 

CLOSED SESSION

 

Public Comment on Closed Session Item(s):  Anyone in the audience who wants to address the City Council on a subject which is listed under the Closed Session agenda is now invited to come to the podium.  Please provide your name and the subject you wish to discuss.  Please limit your remarks to 5 minutes or less.

 

The City Council will convene to Closed Session.

 

C.S.1.0             CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR

(Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54957.6)

Agency Negotiators:  City Manager Dana Shigley, City Clerk Juanita Barnett

and Rick Haeg, Nickolaus and Haeg, LLC

A.                  Management and Confidential Employees

B.                  Teamsters Local 137

C.                  Anderson Police Officers Association

           

The City Council will reconvene to Open Session.

 

10.0     CLOSED SESSION ANNOUNCEMENT – Mayor Comnick will announce the outcome of          the closed session.

 

11.0     ADJOURN - The City Council will adjourn to May 3, 2011.