March 20th 2012

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

March 20, 2012

 

CLOSED SESSION – 6:30 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 – 6:30 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 LABOR NEGOTIATOR

[Pursuant to Govt. Code Section 54957.6]

Agency Negotiators:  Interim City Manager John Blacklock, City Clerk Juanita Barnett 

and Rick Haeg, Nickolaus and Haeg, LLC

Employee Organization: Teamsters Local 137

 

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 – Mr. Amarjit Singh, The Sikh Centre, will give the Invocation.

 

3.0              PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Councilmember Day.

 

4.0              INTRODUCTION

 

Finance Director Liz Cottrell will introduce the City’s recently hired accountant, BJ White.

 

4.1       PRESENTATIONS

 

a.       Mark Lascelles, Shasta Economic Development Corporation, will update the Council on EDC activities. 

 

b.      Amarjit Singh, The Sikh Center, will present the “On Common Ground” Training Video.

 

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 March 6, 2012.

 

6.2       WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 122631 to 122687 in the amount of $76,546.32; warrant 122688 to 122773 in the amount of $223,853.17; 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 – 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 – 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 HEARINGS

 

7.0a     CONDUIT FINANCING FOR THE GOODWILL INDUSTRIES, SACRAMENTO & NORTHERN NEVADA PROJECT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.     Conduct a public hearing under the requirements of the Tax and Equity Fiscal Responsibility Act (“TEFRA”) and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”); and

 

2.     Adopt a resolution approving the issuance of bonds by the California Municipal Finance Authority (“CMFA”) for the benefit of Goodwill Industries of Sacramento Valley & Northern Nevada (including any affiliate thereof (the “Borrower”)), to provide for financing of the acquisition, construction, improvement, renovation, furnishing and equipping of certain retail and/or donation facilities to be located at 5046-B Rhonda Rd., Anderson, California 96007 (collectively, the "Project"), such adoption being solely for the purposes of satisfying the requirements of TEFRA, the Code and California           Government Code Section 6500, et seq., and authorizing the Mayor or his designee to execute the Joint Exercise of Powers Agreement with the CMFA.

 

 

 

7.0b     APPLICATION TO THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

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

 

2.        Conduct the public hearing.

 

3.        Subject to testimony received at the public hearing, adopt a resolution approving an application for a Community Development    Block Grant for the Bellevue Sewer Line Project area, and a $100,000 set-aside project, and authorizing the Interim City Manager, or his designee, to execute a grant agreement and any amendments thereto with the State of California for the purposes of this grant.

 

 

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

 

            APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS OF THE OVERSIGHT BOARD WHICH WILL OVERSEE ACTIVITIES OF THE CITY OF ANDERSON ACTING AS THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE FORMER ANDERSON REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Appoint Mayor James Yarbrough and Finance Director Liz Cottrell to serve as members of the Oversight Board which will oversee activities of the City of Anderson acting as the Successor Agency to the former Anderson Redevelopment Agency.

 

8.4       CITY CLERK

 

8.4a     EMPLOYEE PAYMENT OF EMPLOYEE SHARE OF CALPERS CONTRIBUTIONS

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.     Adopt a Resolution implementing Internal Revenue Code 414 (h)(2) to the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (Employer Pick-up) for All Employees.

 

2.     Adopt a resolution implementing Employer Paid Member Contributions.

           

8.4b     APPLICATION TO THE CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT FOR HOUSING-RELATED PARKS PROGRAM GRANT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

Adopt a resolution approving an application for a Housing-Related Parks Grant in the amount of $92,550 for the Removal and Replacement of one restroom building in Anderson River Park, and authorizing the Interim City Manager, or his designee, to execute a grant agreement and any amendments thereto with the State of California for the purposes of this grant.

 

8.4c     APPROVE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENTS FOR THE ANDERSON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND THE GATEWAY AREA COMMERCIAL REVITALIZATION PLAN

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

Approve two professional services agreements with the Economic Development Corporation of Shasta County and Chabin Concepts, Inc., in the amount of $38,500 each; 1) to develop an Economic Development Plan for the City of Anderson, and 2) to develop the Gateway Area Commercial Revitalization Plan, in accordance with CDBG Planning & Technical Assistant Grant No. 11-PTEC-7611, and authorize the Interim City Manager, or his designee, to execute the agreements, and any amendments thereto, on behalf of the City. 

 

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

 

8.9a     EXTRA WORK AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AGREEMENT FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLANS, SPECIFICATIONS AND ESTIMATES FOR THE DESCHUTES ROAD/I-5 INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

Direct the City Manager to approve an Extra Work Authorization to the professional services agreement with Omni-Means, Ltd., for the development of plans, specifications and estimates for the Deschutes Road/I-5 interchange  improvement project.

 

8.9b     COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT WITH CALTRANS FOR THE DESCHUTES ROAD INTERCHANGE PROJECT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to execute the cooperative agreement with Caltrans.

 

8.9c     RIGHT OF WAY ACQUISITION FOR THE DESCHUTES ROAD INTERCHANGE PROJECT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

Adopt a resolution authorizing the City Manager to proceed with acquisition of real property including initiating the condemnation process for rights of way should negotiations for the purchase and sale of the real property interests at issue not be successful.

 

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 April 3, 2012.