March 15th 2011

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

March 15, 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 – Pastor Doug Deese, Anderson-Cottonwood Neighborhood Church.

 

3.0              PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Vice Mayor Hunt.

 

4.0       PROCLAMATION – “Recognizing City of Anderson Public Safety Dispatchers” will be presented to Chief of Police Dale Webb.

 

4.1       PRESENTATION – Joy Willis, Director of Shascom, will make a presentation on services provided to the City of Anderson.

 

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

 

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

 

b.      Anderson Union High School student representative Sarah Pendergraft will give an update on school activities.

 

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 March 1, 2011.    

 

6.2       WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 118890 to 118951 in the amount of $281,834.51; warrant 118952 to 119017 in the amount of $97,701.59; an ACH in the  amount of $1,812.40; and a Wire Transfer in the amount of $150.38.

 

6.3       CITY ATTORNEY – None.

 

6.4       CITY CLERK

 

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

 

6.4b     Enact Ordinance No. 769 (second reading) revising Anderson Municipal Code Chapter 2.48, regarding the Planning Commission, as introduced on March 1, 2011 (first reading).

 

6.5       CITY MANAGER – None.

 

6.6       FINANCE DIRECTOR/TREASURER – None.

 

6.7       PARKS AND RECREATION – 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 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 – APPLICATION FOR FUNDING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ALLOCATION, MICROENTERPRISE TRAINING AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE GRANT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.                 Direct the City Clerk to read the published public hearing notice.

 

2.                 Conduct the public hearing.

 

3.                 Adopt a resolution supporting an application for funding in the amount of $215,000 for Microenterprise Assistance Activities.                        

 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

   

8.0       CITY COUNCIL – None.

 

8.1       CITY ATTORNEY  - None.

           

8.2       CITY MANAGER – None.

 

8.3       CITY CLERK – None.

 

8.4       FINANCE DEPARTMENT – None.

 

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 AWARD THE BID FOR THE HWY 273 INTERSECTIONREALIGNMENT AT FACTORY OUTLETS DRIVE

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution:

 

1.        Awarding the contract for the Hwy 273 Intersection Realignment at Factory Outlets Drive to the lowest responsible bidder, Sunrise Excavating, of     Redding, California in the amount of One Hundred and Four Thousand Eight Hundred ($104,800.00) Dollars.

 

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.

 

 

8.8b     AUTHORIZATION TO AWARD THE AUTOMATIC METER READING (AMR) METER REPLACEMENT PHASE II PROJECT

           

RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution:

 

1.     Awarding the contract for the Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) Meter Replacement Phase II Project to the lowest responsible bidder, Pacific Meter Services, Inc., of Reno, Nevada in the amount of One Hundred and Thirty Nine Thousand, Four Hundred and Forty Seven ($139,447) Dollars.

 

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.

 

 

8.8c     NOTICE OF COMPLETION FOR VETERANS WALK OF HONOR RETAINING WALL PROJECT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Direct the Public Works Director to prepare and record a Notice of Completion for the Veterans Walk of Honor Retaining Wall Project and authorize the Finance     Director to make payment for the project in compliance with the contract documents.

 

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 EMPLOYMENT

                        Title:   City Attorney

(Pursuant to Govt. Code § 54957)

           

The City Council will reconvene to Open Session.

 

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

 

11.0     ADJOURN - The City Council will adjourn to April 5, 2011.