February 21st 2012

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

February 21, 2012

 

CLOSED SESSION – 6:00 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 three (3) 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.

 

 

CLOSED SESSION – 6:00 p.m.

 

1.0       ROLL CALL – COUNCIL:                                    Councilmember Day

Councilmember Comnick                                   
Councilmember Hunt                

Vice-Mayor Hopkins                                           
Mayor Yarbrough

 

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 3 minutes or less.

 

The City Council will convene to Closed Session.

 

C.S.1    CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION

            [Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956(b)]

            Two Potential Cases

 

C.S.2    CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION – TWO CASES

            [Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54956.9(a)]

            Case No:  Shasta County Superior Court Case No. 11-0173219

            Case No.:  2:11-CV-01653-JAM-CMK

 

C.S.3    PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION – (CONTINUED FROM 2/7/12)

            [Pursuant to Govt. Code § 54957]

            Evaluation of Interim City Manager John Blacklock

 

 

REGULAR SESSION – 7:00 P.M.

 

The City Council will reconvene to Open Session.

 

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

 

2.0       INVOCATION – Rev. Lynn E. Fritz, Karuk Tribal Descendent and Ordained Minister, Int’l Centers for Spiritual Living, will give the invocation.

 

3.0              PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Vice-Mayor Hopkins.

 

4.1       PROCLAMATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, INTRODUCTIONS – None.

 

5.1       SCHEDULED CITIZEN REQUEST TO ADDRESS THE CITY COUNCIL – Persons who have, by the deadline set for the agenda, requested to address the Council shall be limited to one 5-minute opportunity to speak. 

 

5.2       PUBLIC COMMENT ON ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA - Anyone in the audience who wishes 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 3 minutes or less.

 

5.3       STUDENT REPORTS

 

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

 

b.      Anderson Union High School student representative Austin Carrell will give an update on school activities.

 

c.       Anderson Teen Center student representative Evette Amudson will give an update on Teen Center activities.

 

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

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

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 February 7, 2012.

 

6.2       WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 122371 to 122425 in the amount of $210,148.65; warrant 122426 to 122494 in the amount of $130,517.10; and an ACH in the amount of $1,762.40.

 

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

 

6.5a     Appoint  Interim  City  Manager John Blacklock to the Board of Directors of Northern California Cities Self Insurance Fund (NCCSIF).

 

6.5b     Authorize  the  Interim  City  Manager  to  execute an amendment to the professional services  agreement  with  Watts  Consulting  and  Investigations  for Interim Chief of Police Services.

 

6.6       FINANCE DIRECTOR/TREASURER – Receive and file Quarterly Treasurer’s Report for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2011.

 

6.7       COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT – 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 – Items removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion will be treated as Regular Agenda items and any member of the public may request to address the Council on any such item as it comes up for discussion. Please provide your name and limit your remarks to 3 minutes or less.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

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 – None.

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

8.0       REGULAR AGENDA – Regular Agenda Items will be discussed individually and in order. Any member of the public may request to address the Council on an item as it comes up for discussion.Please provide your name and limit your remarks to 3 minutes or less.

 

8.1       CITY COUNCIL – None.

 

8.2       CITY ATTORNEY – None.

 

8.3       CITY MANAGER – None.

 

8.4       CITY CLERK

 

            CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM CONTRACT AMENDMENT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Enact Ordinance No. 777 (second reading) to amend the City’s contract with CalPERS to provide Section 20475 (Different levels of Benefits) for a second retirement tier of the 3% at 55 formula (Section 21363.1) retirement benefit for safety employees effective March 22, 2012, as introduced on February 7, 2012 (first reading).

           

8.5       FINANCE DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.6       COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.7       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.8       POLICE DEPARTMENT – None.

           

8.9       PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

            ANDERSON’S ANNUAL APRIL CLEAN-UP WEEK

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a Resolution declaring April 23rd through April 28th, 2012, as April Clean-up Week.

9.0       STAFF REPORTS – None.

 

10.0     ADJOURN - The City Council will adjourn to March 6, 2012.