September 20th 2011

 

 

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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA

 

September 20, 2011

 

REGULAR SESSION - 5:30 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 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 – 5:30 p.m.

 

1.0       ROLL CALL – COUNCIL:                                    Councilmember Day

                                                                                    Councilmember Yarbrough                               
                                                                                    Councilmember Hopkins                       

      Vice-Mayor Hunt                                                 
      Mayor Comnick

 

2.0       INVOCATION – Pastor Perry Peterson, Crossroads Bible Fellowship, will give the invocation.

 

3.0              PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE – Councilmember Day.

 

4.0       PRESENTATIONS, PROCLAMATIONS, INTRODUCTIONS – None.

 

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 September 6, 2011.

    

6.2       WARRANTS – Receive and file warrant 120851 to 120930 in the amount of $266,691.80; warrant 120931 to 121005 in the amount of $166,566.07; an ACH in the amount of $1862.40; 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 ACORDING TO LAW.

 

7.0       PUBLIC HEARING – TO CONSIDER ADOPTING AN ORDINANCE REGARDING MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES.

 

            RECOMMENDED ACTION:

 

1.        Conduct a public hearing.

 

  1. 2.        Introduce an Ordinance (first reading) prohibiting medical marijuana dispensaries, collectives and cooperatives by adding chapter 17.66 to the Anderson Municipal Code.

 

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       COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.6       DEVELOPMENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.7       POLICE DEPARTMENT – None.

 

8.8       PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT – None.

 

9.0              STAFF REPORTS – None.

 

10.0     ADJOURN - The City Council will adjourn to October 4, 2011.