March 6th 2012

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

March 6, 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

A.      Teamsters Local 137

 

C.S.2    PUBLIC EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE EVALUATION – (CONTINUED FROM 2/21/12)

            [Pursuant to Govt. Code § 54957]

            Evaluation of Interim City Manager John Blacklock

 

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 – Elder Ricky Bennett, St. Marks New Baptist Church, will give the Invocation.

 

3.0              PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Vice-Mayor Hunt.

 

4.1       PROCLAMATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, INTRODUCTIONS – None.

 

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 February 21, 2012.

 

6.2       WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 122495 to 122556 in the amount of $58,231.27; warrant 122557 to 122630 in the amount of $308,841.85; 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 –Adopt a Resolution authorizing the acceptance of a Homeland Security sub-grant through the Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency for funds to purchase, program and install a communications repeater and base station and authorizing the Interim City Manager and/or his designee to sign the agreement and any subsequentamendments pertaining to this grant.

 

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 – None.

 

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

           

            MID-YEAR BUDGET UPDATE

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Provide direction to the City Manager regarding current year budget savings options and for amendments to the 2012/2013 fiscal year budget consistent with the projections addressed in the staff report.

           

8.4       CITY CLERK

 

            RESOLUTION RESCINDING THE EXTENSION OF THE ABANDONED VEHICLE ABATEMENT SERVICE FEE

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution rescinding Resolution No. 11-55 which extended the collection of fees for the Shasta County Abandoned Vehicle Abatement Service Authority from April 30, 2012 to April 30, 2022, and allow the service fee to expire on April 30, 2012.

 

 

8.5       FINANCE DEPARTMENT

 

            2010-2011COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT (This is a large document and might take time to download)

 

            RECOMMENDATED ACTION:

 

            Receive and file the annual report.

 

8.6       COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.7       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.8       POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

8.8a     AMEND THE CLASSIFICATION AND COMPENSATION PLAN TO ADD A POLICE SUPPORT/ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DIVISION SUPERVISOR POSITION TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Adopt a resolution amending the Classification and Compensation Plan by:

 

            1. Creating a new classification of Support/Administrative Services Division   Supervisor to be compensated equal to other working supervisors at a monthly salary range of $2,796 -$3,746, and approving the job description attached hereto as Exhibit A.

 

            2. Establishing the classification of Support/Administrative Services Division Supervisor position as a member of Teamsters Local #137 unit, and confirming  the City Manager’s Letter of Consent to this effect.

 

            3. Amending the job description for the Support/Administrative Services Division Manager position attached hereto as Exhibit B.

 

8.9       PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR TRAFFIC SIGN INVENTORY AND RETRO-REFLECTIVITY ASSESSMENT

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

            Direct the Public Works Director to issue a Request for Proposal for a consultant to perform a Traffic Sign Inventory and Retroreflectivity Assessment.

 

 

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

 

9.0a     MINUTES

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

As the Successor Agency to the Anderson Redevelopment Agency, approve the minutes of the Anderson Redevelopment Agency meeting of            January 17, 2012.

 

9.0b     CONSIDERATION OF A RESOLUTION APPROVING AND ADOPTING AN INITIAL DRAFT OF THE RECOGNIZED OBLIGATION PAYMENT SCHEDULE PURSUANT TO HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE SECTION 34177(l)

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

As the Successor Agency to the Anderson Redevelopment Agency, adopt a Resolution approving and adopting the initial draft of the Recognized Obligation Payment Schedule pursuant to Health and Safety Code Section 34177(l).

 

10.0     STAFF REPORTS – None.

 

11.0     ADJOURN - The City Council will adjourn to March 20, 2012.