June 19th 2012

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

June 19, 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 – Associate Pastor Ron Barnett, Faith Assembly Church, will give the Invocation.

 

3.0              PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Councilmember Comnick.

 

4.0              INTRODUCTION – City Manager Jeff Kiser will introduce Chief of Police Michael Johnson, and City Clerk Juanita Barnett will administer the Oath of Office.

 

The Council will recess for ten minutes for refreshments.

 

The Council will reconvene.

 

4.0a     PROCLAMATION – A Proclamation declaring July as Parks and Recreation Month will be presented to Community Services Director Kristen Maze.

 

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 – 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 5, 2012.

 

6.2              WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 123602 to 123640 in the amount of $162,978.83; warrant 123641 in the amount of $28,507.00; and warrant 123642 to 123716 in the amount of $83,968.38.

 

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

 

6.5a     AMEND THE FREEWAY MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT WITH CALTRANS

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution amending the current Freeway Maintenance Agreement with Caltrans and direct the City Manager to sign the Amended Agreement.

 

6.5b     AMEND THE TRAFFIC SIGNAL AND LIGHTING AGREEMENT WITH CALTRANS

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution amending the current Traffic Signal and Lighting Agreement with Caltrans and direct the City Manager to sign the Amended Agreement.

 

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 – 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.

 

The Planning Commission will convene and the City Council will continue in joint session to conduct a Joint Workshop.

 

 

ROLL CALL – PLANNING COMMISSION:                    Commissioner Haggard

                                                                                    Commissioner Baugh    

      Commissioner Walton   

      Commissioner Mower   

      Chairman Barnett

 

W.S.1   JOINT CITY COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION WORKSHOP TO REVIEW THE CITY OF ANDERSON FIVE YEAR DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE

 

            Review the existing development impact fees.  No formal action items are scheduled to be voted on by the City Council or the Planning Commission at this workshop.

 

W.S.2   JOINT CITY COUNCIL AND PLANNING COMMISSION WORKSHOP – MIXED USE DISTRICT

 

The City Council and the Planning Commission will conduct a Joint Workshop to review the Mixed Use District.

 

The Planning Commission will adjourn and the City Council will continue.

 

 

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 HEARINGS

 

7.0a     PUBLIC HEARING – PROJECT CLOSEOUT FOR 09-STAR-6382

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.                 Conduct a public hearing.

 

2.                 Subject to testimony received at the public hearing, direct staff to submit required close-out documents per the requirements of Grant No. 09-STAR-6382.

 

The City Council will recess and the Anderson Public Financing Authority will convene.

 


ANDERSON PUBLIC FINANCING AUTHORITY

 

APFA 1           ROLL CALL:               Board Member Day

                                                            Board Member Comnick

Board Member Hunt

Board Member Hopkins

Chairman Yarbrough

 

APFA 2           MINUTES - Approve minutes of the meeting of June 21, 2011.

 

APFA 3           REPORTS – None.

 

APFA 4           UNFINISHED BUSINESS – None.

 

The City Council will reconvene and, together with the Anderson Public Financing Authority, continue in joint session.

 

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.

 

7.0b/APFA 5

 

            PUBLIC HEARING – ADOPTION OF BUDGET AND CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.     Conduct a Public Hearing;

 

2.     Adopt a resolution adopting budget appropriations for fiscal year 2012-2013.

 

3.     Adopt a resolution establishing the Gann appropriations limit for fiscal year 2012-2013 and finding that the adopted appropriations are within the limit.

 

4.     Adopt a resolution approving an update of the Five-Year Capital Improvement   Plan.

 

And at the conclusion of the Public Hearing, the Executive Director recommends that the Anderson Public Financing Authority:

1.     Adopt an Anderson Public Financing Authority resolution readopting a zero budget for the Anderson Public Financing Authority for fiscal year 2012-2013.

 

The Anderson Public Financing authority will adjourn, and the City Council will continue.

           

7.0c     PUBLIC HEARING – WATER AND SEWER USER CHARGES

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.     Conduct a Public Hearing:

 

2.     Adopt a resolution increasing water consumption charges by 3% effective October 1, 2012 and again by 3% effective October 1, 2013.

 

3.     Adopt a resolution increasing monthly sewer user charges by 3% effective

July 1, 2012 and again by 3% effective July 1, 2013.

 

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

 

RESOLUTION OF INTENTION 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:

 

1. Adopt a Resolution of Intention to amend the City’s contract with CalPERS to provide Section 20475 (Different Level of Benefits).  Section 21354 (2% @ 55 Supplemental formula) and Section 20037 (Three-Year Final Compensation) are applicable to local miscellaneous members entering membership for the first time in the miscellaneous classification after the effective date of this amendment to contract, and

 

2. Introduce an ordinance (first 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 and place the ordinance on the July 17, 2012, City Council agenda for enactment (second reading).

 

8.5       FINANCE DEPARTMENT

 

            REFUNDING OF THE CALPERS SIDE FUND DEBT THROUGH PRIVATE PLACEMENT FUNDING

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a Resolution authorizing the execution and delivery of the 2012 CalPERS Refunding Loan Agreement to refinance outstanding side fund obligations of the City to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, directing the filing of a judicial validation action with respect thereto and providing other matters relating thereto.

 

8.6       COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

           

8.7       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.8       POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

            ANDERSON POLICE DEPARTMENT ANNUAL REPORT:  POLICE CRIME STATISTICS 2011

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

      Receive and file the Annual Report.

 

8.9       PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

8.9a     ADOPTION OF A LOCAL DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) POLICY FOR CONTRACTS UTILIZING STATE AND FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDS

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a Resolution establishing a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Policy Goal as defined in Part 26, Title 49 Code of Regulations for agencies that desire to use State and Federal-aid Transportation Funds; establishing an overall   Annual Goal for the utilization of DBE's at 8.3% with 4.0% Race Neutral and 4.3%        Race Conscious for the Federal Fiscal Year October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013; and designating the Deputy Public Works Director as DBE Liaison Officer to develop and carry out the technical assistance programs for DBE's.

 

 

8.9b     AUTHORIZATION TO AWARD THE VETERANS LANE IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.     Award the contract for the Veterans Lane Improvements Project to the lowest responsible bidder, Darren Taylor Construction of Anderson, California in the amount of Eighty Two Thousand, Five Dollars and Ten Cents ($82,005.10).

 

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

 

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

 

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 July 3, 2012.