CITY COUNCIL

 

A G E N D A

 

Date of Meeting:                        Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Time of Meeting:                        5:45 p.m. Closed Executive Session

                                                        7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting

Place of Meeting:                       Council Chambers, City Hall

                                                        555 Washington Street

                                                        Red Bluff, CA

 

 

 

The City of Red Bluff welcomes you to their meetings, which are regularly scheduled for the first and third Tuesdays of each month.  Your participation and interest are encouraged and appreciated.  Meeting notices are available in appropriate alternative formats, upon request of a person with a disability.  If accommodations are needed for individuals with disabilities, please contact the Deputy City Clerk’s office prior to the day of the meeting.

 

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.       CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION:  - 5:45 P.M.

 

            1.         CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS:  Executive Session in accordance with Government Code Section 54956.8 –

 

                        Conference with Real Property Negotiators

                       

                        1.         Assessor’s Parcel Number 035-490-40

 

                        2.            Assessor’s Parcel Number 031-220-17

 

2.            CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – LIABILITY CLAIMS:

Northern California Property Management –
Existing Liability Claim #2006043977

                     Government Code Section 54956.95

 

 

            3.            CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION:

                        WAELTY – Workers Comp Claim # 2001001540, 2003018746, 2003017101 & 2004024031 -
Government Code Section 54956.9

                       

 

4.            CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION:

                        ECKELS – Workers Comp Claim # 2004022312

                        Government Code Section 54956.9

 

 

            5.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION – ALEXANDER V. GREENWASTE RECOVERY, ET AL. –
CASE NO. 56314

 

 

            6.         CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - POTENTIAL LITIGATION – ONE POTENTIAL MATTER

 

 


REGULAR MEETING – 7:00 P.M.

 

 

B.       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. 

 

 

 

 

C.       CONSENT CALENDAR:

 

 

1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

            A. JANUARY 30, 2006 - SPECIAL MEETING

 

            B. FEBRUARY 13, 2006 – SPECIAL MEETING

 

 

2.            REPORT REGARDING CONTRACT AWARDS – JANUARY 2006

 

            Recommendation: That the City Council accept the report.

 

 

            3.         RATIFY/APPROVE JANUARY PAYROLL CHECKS NUMBERS 19119-19243; JANUARY PAYROLL DIRECT DEPOSIT NUMBERS 7368-7548

 

 

            Recommendation: That the City Council ratify/approve January Payroll Checks Number 19119-19243; January Payroll Direct Deposit Numbers 7368-7548.

 

 

            4.            RESOLUTION NO. 16-2006 – A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF AUTHORIZING THE TEHAMA COUNTY SANITARY LANDFILL AGENCY TO SUBMIT A REGIONAL GRANT APPLICATION TO THE CALIFORNIA INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD TIRE RECYCLING GRANT PROGRAM

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council approve Resolution NO. 16-2006 – A Resolution of the City of Red Bluff Authorizing the Tehama County Sanitary Landfill Agency to Submit a Regional Grant Application to the California Integrated Waste Management Board Tire Recycling Grant Program for 2005/2006 Waste Tire grant funds.

 

 

            5.            RESOLUTION NO. 15-2006 – A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF AMENDING THE EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT WITH PARKS AND RECREATION DIRECTOR NIKODEMAS REIKALAS

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council approve a Supplemental Budget Appropriation for salary ($1,157) and benefits ($325) fro the remainder of the 2005/2006 Fiscal Year from Funds 60-45-100 to 185, 60-60-100 to 185, and 63-63-100 to 185 and adopt Resolution No. 15-2006 – A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Red Bluff Amending the Employment Agreement with Parks and Recreation Director Nikodemas Reikalas.

 

 

            6.            INFORMATIONAL ITEM – PLANNING DEPARTMENT CURRENT DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS STATUS SHEET

 

         Recommendation: Informational only.

 

 

            7.            GENERAL PLAN UPDATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council appoint the two Alternate Members, Michael Hoss and Anand (Lucky) Jesrani, to serve as Primary Members on the General Plan Update Advisory Committee and direct staff to recruit for two new Alternate Members.

 

 

            8.            ALCOHOL BEVERAGE LICENSE; NEW; TYPE 42 (ON-SALE BEER AND WINE PUBLIC PREMISES); 354 SO. MAIN STREET; HOUSE OF SPIRITS (NAME OF BUSINESS); VINCE FRED MARSH (FIRST APPLICANT)

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council:

 

                     1. Acknowledge the application for a New Type 42 License to authorize the sale of beer and wine for consumption on the premises for the House of Spirits at 354 So. Main Street.

 

                     2. Affirm the conclusion of the Planning Director and the Chief of Police that protesting the license and requesting conditions is not necessary, provided the business is operated as described in writing by the applicant.

 

                     3. Find that a “Public convenience or Necessity” would be served by the issuance of these licenses and direct the Planning Director and the Chief of Police to submit a letter of “Public Convenience or Necessity” to ABC.

 

 

            9.            ALCOHOL BEVERAGE LICENSE; NEW; TYPE 41; ON-SALE BEER AND WINE; BONA FIDE EATING PLACE; 360 SOUTH MAIN STREET; DEBBIES (NAME OF BUSINESS); VINCE FRED MARSH (FIRST APPLICANT)

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council:

 

                     1. Acknowledge the application for a New (Type 41, On-Sale Beer and Wine) Alcoholic Beverage License for 360 So. Main Street Debbies Restaurant.

 

                     2. Affirm the conclusion of the Planning Director and the Chief of Police that protesting the license and requesting conditions is not necessary, provided the applicant complies with the following condition(s):

 

                     A. The applicant (Mr. Vince Marsh; First Owner) shall complete a City of Red Bluff Planning Application and pay the $200 processing fee for the City reviewing the proposed ABC License; New Type 41 (On-Sale Beer and Wine Eating Plane).

 

 

            10.            FINGERPRINTING OF CONTRACTUAL PARKS AND RECREATION EMPLOYEES

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council approve reimbursing contractual hires within the Parks and Recreation Department for fingerprinting expenses providing they pass the fingerprinting background requirement.

 

 

 

            11.            RESOLUTION NO. 13-2006; PROHIBITING PARKING AND AUTHORIZING THE STREET CLOSURES OF PINE STREET (BETWEEN MAIN AND WASHINGTON STREETS) AND WASHINGTON STREET (BETWEEN OAK AND WALNUT STREETS) FOR THE ROUND-UP WEEK KICK-OFF FESTIVITIES

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council adopt Resolution No. 13-2006 to authorize the street closures and to prohibit parking for the Round-Up Week Kick-Off Festivities and direct the Police Chief and Director of Public Works to work with the Chamber of Commerce on the details of the event.

 

 

            12.            RESOLUTION NO. 14-2006; PROHIBITING PARKING AND AUTHORIZING THE STREET CLOSURES; ROUND-UP PARADE

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council adopt Resolution No. 14-2006 prohibiting parking and street closures in the staging area and on the parade route.

 

 

            13.            REFUND OF CASH DEPOSIT REQUESTED PER GREG SNOW OF “MERIDIAN POINTE HOMES”

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council approve the requested $3,200 less the $100 Building Administrative fee leaving the remaining $3,100 cash deposit to be refunded to Greg Snow of Meridian Pointe Homes.

 

 

            14.            BUDGET UPDATE

 

         Recommendation: Informational Only.

 

 

            15.            HONG KONG RESTAURANT – SEWER CHARGES

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council approve staff recommendation for minimum sewer charge of $25.00 per month for Hong Kong Restaurant until the building is sold by the current owners.

 

 

            16.            ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL AUDIT SERVICES FOR 2004/05

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council:

 

                     1. Approve the line item adjustments and authorize the expenditure of up to $825 for additional services provided in connection with the entry of client requested journal entries from account 10-18-340-100.

 

                     2. Approve a supplemental budget appropriation for $900 from Account # 21-42-340-100 for additional audit services related to the Traffic Impact Fees Fund.

 

 

            17.            PAYMENT SCHEDULE FOR DOWNTOWN RED BLUFF BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council approve the revised payment schedule for Downtown Red Bluff Business Association.

 

 

            18.            SEWER REPAIR BILL – 1234 JEFFERSON STREET

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council:

 

                     1. Authorize the expenditure from Fund 45-44-340-100 and reimburse the property owners and authorize payment to Rooter Scooter or;

                     2. Provide other direction to staff.

 

 

            19.            APPLICATION FOR STATE MATCHING GRANT FOR FAA AIRPORT CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM – PROJECT NO. 3-06-0193-07 – DESIGN PHASE – REHABILITATE RUNWAY 15-33 AND TAXIWAYS, STRIPING AND INSTALLATION OF A FIRE SAFETY WATER MAIN – ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 11-2006

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council:

 

                     1. Adopt Resolution No. 11-2006 authoring filing the application for state matching grant funds for FAA Grant No. 3-06-0193-07 Project;

 

                     2. Authorize accepting the allocation of funds for the project at the Red Bluff Municipal Airport;

 

                     3. Authorize execution of the Grant Agreement; and

 

                     4. Authorize Susan R. Price, City Manager, to sign any documents required to apply for and accept these subject funds on behalf of the City of Red Bluff; or

 

                     5. Provide other direction to staff regarding this application.

 

 

            20.            PROFESSIONAL SERVICES CONTRACT AMENDMENT NO. 4 WITH PACIFIC MUNICIPAL CONSULTANTS TO COMPLETE THE RESPONSE TO COMMENTS FOR THE FINAL ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT REPORT FOR THE WAL-MART SUPERCENTER PROJECT; LUTHER ROAD/MILL STREET

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council:

 

                     1. Approve Contract Amendment No. 4 with PMC, dated February 10, 2006 for work performed on the response to comments fro the Final EIR for the proposed Wal-Mart Supercenter project.

 

                     2. Direct staff to accept Wal-Marts full payment in the amount of $18,782.

 

                     3. Authorize the Planning Director to sign Contract Amendment #4 with PMC.

 

 

          

END OF CONSENT CALENDAR

 

D.       CURRENT BUSINESS:

 

 

1. 2005/2006 HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS (HOME) PROGRAM OVER-THE-COUNTER FUNDING AWARD - $500,000

 

Recommendation: Informational.

 

 

2. KIMBALL CROSSING APARTMENTS PROJECT

            HOME INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM – 03-HOME-0690

 

Recommendation: That the City Council consider the change in partnership for the HOME funded Kimball Crossing Apartments Project and provide direction to staff.

 

 

3. PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION APPOINTMENTS

 

Recommendation: That the City Council consider the Parks and Recreation Commissions recommendation on clarifying and/or updating the City Code regarding Parks and Recreation Commission appointments, reconsider appointment of the elementary student or provide other direction to staff regarding the appointment process.

 

           

4. COMMUNITY/SENIOR CENTER FEE FACILITY WAIVERS

 

            Recommendation: That the City Council consider the information provided at the meeting this evening, and determine whether to appoint two member(s) of the City Council to participate as an Ad Hoc Committee and provide direction to staff.

 

 

 

            5.            ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION NO. 09-2006 APPROVING THE CITY OF RED BLUFF DRAFT SPHERE OF INFLUENCE (SOI) BOUNDARY MAP EXPANSION

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council adopt Resolution No. 09-2006, approving the Sphere of Influence Boundary Map expansion, in order to serve as a starting point for the City/LAFCO to undertake a Municipal Service Review (MSR) Study and General Plan Update.

 

 

            6.            RESOLUTION NO. 17-2006 – A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF REQUESTING THAT THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE TEHAMA COUNTY AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT DISTRICT INCLUDE CITY COUNCIL REPRESENTATIVES

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council consider adoption of Resolution No. 17-2006 – A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Red Bluff Requesting that the Membership of the Tehama County Air Quality Management District Include City Council Representatives.

 

 

 

            7.            RESOLUTION NO. 18-2006 – A RESOLUTION UPDATING THE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE SCHEDULE FOR SINGLE/MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE CITY OF RED BLUFF

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council adopt the finalized Development Impact Fee Justification Study and Resolution No. 18-2006 – A Resolution Updating the Development Impact Fee Schedule for Single/Multi-Family Residential and Commercial/Industrial Development within the City of Red Bluff.

 

 

 

            8.            ORDINANCE NO. 965 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF AMENDING CHAPTER 17 OF THE CITY MUNICIPAL CODE, DEVELOPMENT IMPACT MITIGATION FEES

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council waive the first reading and introduce Ordinance No. 965 – An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Red Bluff Amending Chapter 17 of the City Municipal Code, Development Impact Mitigation Fees.

 

 

 

            9.            HANGER APRON OVERLAYS AT THE RED BLUFF MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council review the information and provide direction to staff regarding completing the paving of the nine hanger aprons.

 

 

 

            10.            RED BLUFF FIREFIGHTER’S ASSOCIATION REQUEST TO ADDRESS THE CITY COUNCIL

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council listen to Red Bluff Firefighter’s Association member(s) address the City Council.

 

 

 

            11.            PROFESSIONAL AUDITING SERVICES FOR THE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2006 AND THE ANNUAL TRANSPORTATION DEVELOPMENT ACT FUND AUDIT FOR FISCAL YEAR ENDED JUNE 30, 2006

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council discuss audit services for Fiscal Year 2005/06 and provide direction to City staff.

 

 

 

            12.            CONTRACTUAL SERVICES – COLLECTION SERVICE

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council:

 

                     1. Review the attached proposed scope of services.

 

                     2. Authorize staff to advertise for bid, or

 

                     3. Provide further direction to staff.

 

 

            13.            CALIFORNIANS AGAINST HIGHER AUTO INSURANCE RATES

 

         Recommendation: That the City Council consider Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi’s proposed changes to auto insurance regulations and the petition and proposed letter from Californians AGAINST Higher Insurance Rates and provide direction to staff.

 

 

 

            14. RATIFY/APPROVE JANUARY PAYABLES CHECK NUMBERS 50916-51169

 

            Recommendation: That the City Council ratify/approve January Payables Checks Number 50916-51169.

 

 

 

            15. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

            February 7, 2006 – Regular Meeting

 

 

 

E.       COMMITTEE REPORTS/COUNCIL COMMENTS:

 

Reports by City Council Committee members on meetings held.

 

 

 

F. ADJOURNMENT:

 

            Meeting of March 7, 2006, at 7 p.m., Red Bluff City Council Chambers.