February 1st 2011

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

February 1, 2011

CLOSED SESSION – 5:30 P.M.
WORKSHOP – 6:30 P.M.
REGULAR SESSION - 7:00 P.M.

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. 

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CLOSED SESSION – 5:30 P.M.

1.0       ROLL CALL – COUNCIL:                         Councilmember Day
                                                                                  Councilmember Yarbrough                                                                                                       Councilmember Hopkins                        
      Vice-Mayor Hunt                                                 Mayor Comnick

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                CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR
                        (Pursuant to Govt. Code 54957.6)
Agency Negotiators: City Clerk Juanita Barnett and Liebert Cassidy Whitmore 
                                    Attorney Jack Hughes

  1. Management and Confidential Employees
  2. Teamsters Local 137
  3. Anderson Police Officers Association

The City Council will recess.

WORKSHOP – 6:30 p.m.

W.S.1   City Council Workshop - Interview Planning Commissioner Candidates

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

            Interview Planning Commission applicants.

REGULAR SESSION – 7:00 p.m.

The City Council will reconvene.

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

 

2.0       INVOCATION – Pastor Tom Lucatorta, Heritage Baptist Church.

  1. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Mayor Comnick.

 

4.0       PRESENTATION – None.

5.1       SCHEDULED CITIZEN REQUEST TO ADDRESS THE CITY COUNCIL – Denise D’Amico        Johnson, Relay for Life in Anderson.

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 – None.

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?

    1. MINUTES - Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of January 18, 2011.    

 

6.2       WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 118464 to 118543 in the amount of $578,254.16; warrant 118544 to 118601 in the amount of $86,720.71; an ACH in the            amount of $2,065.00; and a Wire Transfer in the amount of $83.38.

6.3       CITY ATTORNEY – None.

6.4       CITY CLERK  - Waive reading, except by title, of any ordinances under consideration at this meeting             for either introduction or passage per Government Code Section 36934.

6.5       CITY MANAGER – None.

6.6       FINANCE DIRECTOR/TREASURER – Receive and file the Quarterly Treasurer’s Report on City Investments for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2010.

6.7       PARKS AND RECREATION – None.

6.8       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

6.9       POLICE DEPARTMENT– None.

6.10     PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT – Adopt a resolution establishing a temporary “No Parking” zone along the south side of Briggs Street between West Center and Church Street, and along the south side of First Street between Church Street and Fairgrounds Drive, during the Nor-Cal Boat, Sport, and RV Show February 28 through March 7th, 2011.
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 – ADOPTION OF UPDATED CALIFORNIA BUILDING STANDARDS CODES
                                    
            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

  1. Introduce (first reading) an ordinance revising Anderson Municipal Code Chapter 15 and adopting by reference the 2010 Edition of the California Building Standards Code, and set for enactment (second reading) on February 15, 2011.

 

  1. Adopt a resolution maintaining the current building permit and plan check fee tables from the 2001 California Building Standards Code, and increasing selected hourly-based rates.

REGULAR AGENDA

 

8.0       CITY COUNCIL – None.

8.1       CITY ATTORNEY – None.

8.2       CITY MANAGER – None.

8.3       CITY CLERK

            PLANNING COMMISSIONER APPOINTMENT

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

  1. Review the results of the Planning Commission interview process and, on the         recommendation of either Councilmember John Day or Councilmember Debe    Hopkins, appoint Christine Haggard to serve on the Planning Commission for      a term concurrent with the recommending Councilmember’s term of office    (December 2, 2014).

 

  1. Discuss any changes the Council would like to see regarding the Planning         Commission.
  1. Direct staff to advertise for a Planning Commissioner for another 30 days            and schedule an interview workshop for March 15, 2011, prior to the          regularly scheduled Council meeting.

 

8.4       FINANCE DEPARTMENT

8.4a     MID-YEAR BUDGET AMENDMENT MID-YEAR BUDGET AMENDMENT

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

            Adopt a resolution amending the City’s Adopted 2010-2011 Budget.

8.4b     2009-2010 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

            Receive and file the annual report.

8.5       PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT – None.

8.6       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.
            
8.7       POLICE DEPARTMENT – None.    

8.8       PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

8.8a     Authorization to bid the automatic meter reading (AMR) meter            replacement phase II project

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

Adopt a resolution:

  1.  Approving the Plans, Specifications, Estimates and Contract Documents    prepared by Pace Engineering of Redding, California for the Automatic Meter            Reading (AMR) Meter Replacement Phase II Project, and

 

  1. Instructing the Public Works Director to advertise for bids, and
  1. Authorizing the opening of bids at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 4, 2011, in the    City Council Chambers at City Hall.

 

 

 

8.8b     ANDERSON’S ANNUAL APRIL CLEAN-UP WEEK

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

            Adopt a resolution declaring April 11th through April 16th, 2011, as April Clean-        up Week.

  1. STAFF REPORTS 

 

9.0a     Jeff Kiser, Assistant City Manager, Factory Outlets Entrance.

9.0b     Dana Shigley, City Manager, Shasta County Courthouse project update. 

10.0     ADJOURN - The City Council will adjourn to February 15, 2011.