July 17th 2012

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

July 17, 2012

 

REGULAR SESSION - 6:00 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.

 

 

 

REGULAR SESSION – 6:00 P.M.

 

1.0       ROLL CALL – COUNCIL:                                    Councilmember Day

                                                                                     Councilmember Comnick          

                                                                                    Councilmember Hunt                

      Vice-Mayor Hopkins                                          

      Mayor Yarbrough

 

2.0       INVOCATION – Pastor Tom Lucatorta, Heritage Baptist Church, will give the Invocation.

 

3.0              PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Mayor Yarbrough.

 

4.0              INTRODUCTION – Deputy Public Works Director Dave Durette will introduce Ryan Blais, Engineering Services Manager.

 

4.1       PROCLAMATIONS

 

a.        A Proclamation declaring August 7, 2012 as National Night Out in Anderson will be presented to Police Chief Michael Johnson.

 

b.     A Proclamation recognizing September 2012 as Railroad Safety Month in Anderson.

 

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.  – None.

 

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 – None. 

 

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 June 19, 2012.

 

6.2       WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 123717 to 123797 in the amount of   $783,830.59; warrant 123798 to 123845 in the amount of $161,802.42; warrant 123846 to 123932 in the amount of          $146,214.02; file warrant 123933 to 123981 in the amount of $537,302.87; warrant 123982 to 124006 in the amount of $72,987.99; an ACH in the amount of $1,812.40; and an ACH in the amount of $1,812.40.

 

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 – None. 

 

6.6       FINANCE DIRECTOR/TREASURER – None.

 

6.7       COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

6.8       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

6.9       POLICE DEPARTMENT – None.

 

6.10     PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

a.       Adopt a resolution approving replacement of the warning signs at the Anderson Cottonwood Irrigation District (A.C.I.D.) overhead flume on Bruce Street to comply with new 2012 California Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (CA-MUTCD) signing requirements.

 

  1. Adopt a Resolution to install a Stop Sign at the intersection of Mill Street and East Street on Mill Street.

           

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 – ANNUAL GRANTEE PERFORMANCE REPORTS FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS AND REVOLVING LOAN ACCOUNTS

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.     Conduct the public hearing.

 

2.     Subject to testimony received at the public hearing, receive and file Annual Grantee Performance Reports.

 

 

7.1       PUBLIC HEARING - APPLICATION TO THE HOME PROGRAM FOR A RENTAL NEW CONSTRUCTION HOUSING PROJECT – DIAMOND COURT APARTMENTS

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.        Conduct a public hearing.

 

a.      Subject to testimony received, adopt a Resolution authorizing an Application to the HOME Program for a Rental New Construction Housing Project – Diamond Court Apartments on Diamond Street in Anderson.

 

 

7.2       PUBLIC HEARING –  LEVYING ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.     Conduct a Public Hearing;

 

2.     Adopt a Resolution Confirming the Engineer’s Report and levying a 2012-2013 assessment for Landscape and Lighting District No. 93-2 with no rate increase or change in assessment methodology.

 

3.     Adopt a Resolution Confirming the Engineer’s Report and levying a 2012-2013 assessment for Landscape and Lighting Assessment District No. 2006-1 for the Vineyards at Anderson.

 

4.     Adopt a Resolution Confirming the Engineer’s Report and levying a 2012-2013 assessment for the South Ridge Terrace Unit 1 Landscaping Maintenance District.

 

5.     Adopt a Resolution Confirming the Engineer’s Report and levying a 2012-2013 assessment for the Sanitary Sewer Maintenance District 1-09, Silvergate-Subdivision.

 


 

7.3       PUBLIC HEARING – CITY OF ANDERSON FIVE YEAR DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE REVIEW

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.      Conduct the Public Hearing.

 

2.     Subject to testimony received at the public hearing, adopt a resolution re-establishing the existing development impact fees.

 

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

 

8.3a     SHASTA CASCADE HAZARDOUS MATERIALS RESPONSE TEAM

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign the Letter of Agreement for the Shasta Cascade Hazardous Materials Response Team.

 

8.3b     PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH SHASTA COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

Authorize the City Manager to execute a 2012-2013 funding agreement in the amount of $20,000 with the Shasta County Economic Development Corporation for Enterprise Zone marketing services.

 

8.3c     UPDATE OF CITY OF ANDERSON PERSONNEL RULES

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution approving amendments to the City of Anderson Personnel Rules.


 

8.4       CITY CLERK

 

            CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM (CALPERS) CONTRACT AMENDMENT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

In accordance with memoranda of understanding with the General Teamsters, Professional, Health Care and Public Employees Local 137 (Teamsters) employee bargaining unit adopted April 17, 2012:

 

            Enact Ordinance No. 779 (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 2% at 55 formula (Section 21354) and Section 20037 (Three-Year Final Compensation) retirement benefit for miscellaneous employees as introduced on the June 19, 2012 (first reading).

 

 

8.5       FINANCE DEPARTMENT – None.

 

 

8.6       COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

 

RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE CITY PARTNERSHIP WITH THE SHASTA COUNTY CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL AND ANDERSON PARTNERSHIP FOR HEALTHY CHILDREN TO RELOCATE THE CITY OF ANDERSON COMMUNITY SERVICES FACILITIES TO THE TEEN CENTER

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

Adopt a resolution supporting the relocation of the Community Service Department to the Teen Center.

 

8.7       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

 

8.8       POLICE DEPARTMENT – None.

           


8.9       PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

8.9a     AUTHORIZATION TO AWARD THE DESCHUTES ROAD / I-5 INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution:

 

1.     Awarding the contract for the Deschutes Road / I-5 Interchange Improvements Project to the lowest responsible bidder, Eddie Axner Construction of Redding, California in the amount of Four Million, Seven Hundred Sixty Nine Thousand, Six Hundred Thirty Three Dollars and Eighty Cents ($4,769,633.80).

 

2.     Authorizing the City Manager to execute the contract upon receipt of required insurance certificates and payment and performance bonds.

 

3.     Authorizing the Public Works Director to approve additional project change orders not to exceed 15% of the contract bid amount.

 

8.9b     REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR MATERIALS TESTING SERVICES FOR THE DESCHUTES ROAD/I-5 INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT.

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

Direct the Deputy Public Works Director to issue a Request for Proposals for a consultant to perform Materials Testing Services for the Deschutes Road / I-5 Interchange Improvements Project.

 

9.0       SUCCESSOR AGENCY – None.   

(The City Council will, as the Successor Agency, conduct business related to the now dissolved Anderson Redevelopment Agency.)

 

10.0     STAFF REPORTS – None. 

 

11.0     ADJOURN - The City Council will adjourn to August 21, 2012.