Date of Meeting: Tuesday, June 1, 2004
Time of Meeting: 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting
Place of Meeting: Council Chambers, City Hall
555 Washington Street
Red Bluff, CA
This agenda has been posted pursuant to Resolution No. 28-1995.
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The Agenda is divided into two sections:
CONSENT AGENDA: These items include routine financial and administrative actions and are usually approved by a single majority vote. Any City Councilmember, staff member or interested person may request that an item be removed from the Consent Agenda and those items are usually considered following approval of the remaining Consent Agenda.
REGULAR AGENDA: These items include significant financial and administrative actions of special interest that are usually approved individually by a majority vote. The Regular Agenda also includes noticed hearings and public hearings. The times on the agenda are approximate.
The deadline for items to be placed on the City’s agenda is 5:00 p.m. on the preceding Tuesday, unless a holiday intervenes. Items not listed on the Agenda can only be considered by the City Council if they qualify under Government Code Section 54954.2(b) (typically this applies to items meeting the criteria as an off agenda emergency).
A. CITIZEN’S COMMENT:
This time is set-aside for citizens to address the City Council on any item of interest to the public that is within the subject matter jurisdiction of the City Council. For items that are on the agenda, public comment will be heard when the item is discussed. If your comments concern an item that is noted as a public hearing, please address the City Council after the public hearing is opened for public testimony. The Mayor reserves the right to limit each speaker to three (3) minutes. Please understand that by law, the City Council cannot make decisions on matters not on the agenda and matters of concern will be referred to the City Manager's Office.
1. CALIFORNIA ARTS SCHOLARS DAY
2. RELAY FOR LIFE MONTH – Bob Logan, Manager American Cancer Society
C. CONSENT CALENDAR:
1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
May 18, 2004
2. TREASURER’S REPORT
Recommendation: That the City Council accept the report for the month of February 2004.
3. RESOLUTION NO. 28-2004; A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A STREET CLOSURE FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL DOWNTOWN ART & WINE FESTIVAL
Recommendation: That the City Council adopt Resolution No. 28-2004 thereby authorizing the street closure for the first annual Downtown Art & Wine Festival.
4. RESOLUTION NO. 29-2004; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF ORDERING AN ELECTION, REQUESTING COUNTY ELECTIONS TO CONDUCT THE ELECTION, REQUESTING CONSOLIDATION OF THE ELECTION AND DETERMINING CHARGES FOR CANDIDATE’S STATEMENTS
Recommendation: That the City Council adopt Resolution No. 29-2004.
5. AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF RED BLUFF AND THE RED BLUFF JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR THE OPERATION OF THE RED BLUFF UNION HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMING POOL
Recommendation: That the City Council authorize the City Manager to sign the agreement between the City of Red Bluff and Red Bluff Union High School District for the use of the Red Bluff Union High School swimming pool.
6. MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT MEDICAL EVALUATIONS OF RED BLUFF FIRE DEPARTMENT PERSONNEL
Recommendation: That the City Council approve the Memorandum of Agreement for medical evaluations with the Tehama County Health Services Agency for the members of the Red Bluff Fire Department as required by the California Code & Regulations.
7. RESOLUTION NO. 27-2004, DESIGNATION OF NO PARKING ZONE ALONG STATE STREET AND MAIN STREET
Recommendation: That the City Council adopt Resolution No. 27-2004 designating a portion of State Street and Main Street as no parking zones.
8. ASPHALT CONCRETE, PAVING ASPHALT, PG&E SAND
Recommendation: That the City Council accept the on call list for Asphalt concrete, Paving asphalt, and PG&E sand for the Public Works Department for the period of July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2005.
9. AMERICAN CROWN CIRCUS TO PROVIDE PERFORMANCE ON JUNE 3, 2004 AT RED BLUFF RIVER PARK
Recommendation: Informational only.
10. CHLORINE AND SODIUM BISULFITE BID AWARDS
Recommendation: That the City Council approve the purchase of Chlorine from Pioneer and that the City Council approve the purchase of Sodium Bisulfite from Basic Chemical Solutions for the Wastewater Treatment Plant for Fiscal Year 2004/05.
11. PROPOSED UTILITY RATE INCREASE FOR AIRPORT BUILDING LEASE SPACE, 1800 AIRPORT BLVD
Recommendation: That the City Council authorize the utility rate increase for the Airport building lease space at 1800 Airport Blvd. to cover the actual cost of utility services.
12. PARKING CITATION ADMINISTRATIVE HEARING
Recommendation: Informational item only.
13. REQUEST TO USE PARK CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT FEES (IMPACT FEES) IN THE AMOUNT OF $4,802.00 FOR REBAR INSTALLATION FOR THE DIAMOND PARK SKATEPARK PROJECT
Recommendation: That the City Council approves the use of Park Capital Improvement Fees (Impact Fees) #61-45-530-100 in the amount of $4,802.00 for rebar installation at Diamond Park Skatepark Project.
D. CURRENT BUSINESS:
1. TRANSIENT OCCUPANCY TAX
Recommendation: That the City Council discuss the City’s Transient Occupancy Tax rate and provide direction to staff.
2. TRANSACTIONS AND USE TAX (SALES TAX)
Recommendation: That the City Council discuss the City’s sales tax rate and provide direction to staff.
3. REPORT ON SALES TAX
Recommendation: Informational only.
4. WELLNESS CENTER PROJECT
REQUEST FOR COLLATERAL SUBSTITUTION FOR CDBG LOAN
Recommendation: That the City Council approve the request for collateral substitution for the Wellness Center economic development CDBG Loan.
5. ONE YEAR UPDATE FOR BUILDING DEPARTMENT CITY OF RED BLUFF FROM MAY 20, 2003 THROUGH MAY 20, 2004
Recommendation: Informational Only. Intended to provide any information Council may need for future references or decisions that may need to be made concerning the Building Department.
6. BUILDING INSPECTOR INTERNSHIP AND NEEDED QUALIFICATIONS OF INSPECTORS TO INSPECT; RECOGNITION OF STEVE AYERS, CLASS OF 2003/2004 BUTTE COLLEGE BUILDING INSPECTION TECHNOLOGY GRADUATE AND CITY INTERN PARTICIPANT
Recommendation: Information only regarding the Intern Program from Butte College with the recognition deserved to Steve Ayers for his graduation of this program. This too is an informational report concerning the qualifications of your City Inspectors.
7. FIREARMS UPGRADE
Recommendation: That the City Council:
1. Declare all unused City owned firearms as surplus.
2. Declare all retained or confiscated weapons as nuisance weapons.
3. Authorize the exchange of weapons between the City of Red Bluff and LC Action, with the stipulation that nuisance weapons will be turned over to them between July 1st and 10th of 2004.
4. Approve a supplemental budget appropriation not to exceed $1,399.33 for the additional costs associated with the exchange.
8. POLICE DEPARTMENT FRONT COUNTER SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS
Recommendation: That the City Council discuss the Police Department front counter security improvements and direct staff accordingly:
1. Authorize staff to proceed with the advertisement and bid of the project.
2. Authorize the expenditure of funds for the project from Fund 24-33, Police Protection Impact Fees; projected 6/30/04 fund balance of $68,544.
3. Delay the project until a funding source can be identified.
9. BLACKTOP BLUES SOCIETY REQUEST TO PROVIDE ENTERTAINMENT ON JULY 4TH AT THE RED BLUFF RIVER PARK
Recommendation: That the City Council approve the Blacktop Blues Society’s request to provide entertainment on July 4th at the River Park and direct staff to work with the group to meet any further City requirements.
10. REQUEST TO USE DONATION FUNDING RAISED BY THE BLUES FOR THE POOL COMMITTEE TO OPEN THE MCGLYNN POOL ON JUNE 21, 2004
Recommendation: That the City Council approve the following:
1. Opening of pool June 21, 2004.
2. Funding for operation (salaries & facility) will be provided by donations.
3. Schedule will be revised to not exceed amount of monies raised.
4. Finance Department will work out agreement with Tehama County Education Foundation to transfer the necessary funds to meet expenditures.
E. COMMITTEE REPORTS/COUNCIL COMMENTS:
Reports by City Council Committee members on meetings held.
Meeting of June 15, 2004, at 7 p.m., Red Bluff City Council Chambers.