July 5th 2011

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

July 5, 2011

 

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.

 

 

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 – City Attorney Mike Fitzpatrick.

 

3.0              PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Councilmember Yarbrough.

 

4.0       PROCLAMATION – A Proclamation declaring July as Parks & Recreation Month will be presented to Assistant City Manager Jeff Kiser.

 

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 – 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?

 

6.1              MINUTES - Approve the minutes of the regular meeting of June 21, 2011 and the adjourned regular meeting of June 30, 2011.

    

6.2       WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 119929 to 120014 in the amount of $303,358.37; warrant 120015 to 120076 in the amount of $129,839.07; an ACH in the amount of $1,862.40; and a Wire Transfer in the amount of $371.16.

 

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 – None.

 

 

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

 

 

6.11     ITEMS (IF ANY) REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT CALENDAR

 

 

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 - LEVYING ASSESSMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2011-2012

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            At the conclusion of the public hearing:

 

            1.   Adopt a Resolution Confirming the Engineer’s Report and levying a 2011-2012 assessment for Landscape and Lighting District No. 93-2 with no rate increase or change in assessment methodology.

 

            2.    Adopt a Resolution Confirming the Engineer’s Report and levying a 2011-2012 assessment for Landscape and Lighting Assessment District No. 2006-1 for the Vineyards at Anderson.

 

            3.    Adopt a Resolution Confirming the Engineer’s Report and levying a 2011-2012 assessment for the South Ridge Terrace Unit 1 Landscaping Maintenance District.

 

            4.    Adopt a Resolution Confirming the Engineer’s Report and levying a 2011-2012 assessment for the Sanitary Sewer Maintenance District 1-09, Silvergate-Subdivision.

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

8.0       CITY COUNCIL – None.

 

8.1       CITY ATTORNEY – None.

           

8.2       CITY MANAGER

 

            RETIREMENT OF CITY ATTORNEY MIKE FITZPATRICK

 

            RECOMMENDATION:

 

            Adopt a resolution honoring Mike Fitzpatrick for his service to the City of Anderson.

 

            The City Council will recess for refreshments in honor of City Attorney Mike Fitzpatrick.

 

            The City Council will reconvene.

           

8.3       CITY CLERK

 

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

 

            RECOMMENDATION:

 

            Adopt a Resolution Authorizing an Application to the HOME Program for a Rental New Construction Housing Project – Diamond Court Apartments

 

8.4       FINANCE DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.5       COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.6       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.7       POLICE DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.8       PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

AUTHORIZATION TO BID THE 2011 ANDERSON OVERLAY PROJECT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution:

 

      1.   Approving the Plans, Specifications, Estimates and Contract Documents for the 2011 Anderson Overlay Project and instructing the Assistant City Manager to advertise for bids.

 

      2.  Authorizing the opening of bids at 2:00 p.m. August 11, 2011 in the City Council Chambers.

 

      3.  Finding the project Categorically Exempt in accordance with Section 15301 Class 1(c) of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

           

9.0              STAFF REPORTS – None.

                       

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             PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT

                        (Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54957)

                        Title:  City Attorney

 

C.S.2.0             CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION

                        (Pursuant to subdivision (A) of Govt. Code Section 54956.9)

                        Name of case:  Katrina Haught  v. The City of Anderson, et al.

 

C.S.3.0             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

 

C.S.4.0             PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION

                        (Pursuant to Govt. Code § 54957)

                        Quarterly Evaluation of City Manager Dana Shigley

 

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

 

11.0     ADJOURN - The City Council will adjourn to July 19, 2011.