CITY COUNCIL

A G E N D A

Date of Meeting: Tuesday, April 4, 2006

Time of Meeting: 6:15 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 – 6:15 p.m.


1. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS: Executive Session in accordance with Government Code Section 54957.6 for the purpose of instructing the City’s instructing the City’s designated representative, Nickolaus and Haeg, Labor Negotiators and Al Shamblin, Police Chief/Acting City Manager, and Tessa Pritchard, Human Resources Director, regarding the negotiable employee benefits for the Police Unit.

2. CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATORS: Executive Session in accordance with Government Code Section 54957.6 for the purpose of instructing the City’s designated representative, Nickolaus and Haeg, Labor Negotiators and Al Shamblin, Police Chief/Acting City Manager, Tessa Pritchard, Human Resources Director, regarding the salaries, salary schedules, or compensation paid in the form of fringe benefits with the Fire Unit.


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

Conference with Real Property Negotiators


Assessor’s Parcel Number 033-120-47


4. PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT

Title: Interim City Manager (Government Code section 54957)





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.



REGULAR MEETING – 7:00 P.M.


C. PROCLAMATION:


1. POLICE COMMUNICATIONS DISPATCHERS WEEK



D. CONSENT CALENDAR:


1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

a. March 7, 2006

b. March 21, 2006

c. March 29, 2006


2. SUPPLEMENTAL BUDGET REQUEST – HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

Recommendation: That the City Council approve a supplemental budget appropriation in the amount of $4,000 to account # 10-22-230-100.


3. ALCOHOL BEVERAGE LICENSE; NEW TYPE 41 ON-SALE BEER AND WINE; BONA FIDE EATING PLACE; 250 ANTELOPE BLVD.; WITHOUT BORDERS RESTAURANT (NAME OF BUSINESS); HUBBIS GONZALEZ (FIRST APPLICANT)

Recommendation: That the City Council:

1. Acknowledge the applications for a New (Type 41, On-Sale Beer and Wine) Alcoholic Beverage License for 250 Antelope Blvd. Without Borders Restaurant.

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

A. The applicant (Mr. Hubbis Gonzalez; 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 Place).



B. There shall be no distilled spirits served at anytime now or in the future for a Night Club use, and there shall be no beer and/or wine served without full food services from the fully operating kitchen.

C. Any proposed special event(s) shall require City of Red Bluff Administrative Use Permit Approval prior to operating.

D. Any proposed special event(s) shall require at least 5 professional and bonded security guards from a state insured company.



4. EXECUTION OF RIGHT OF WAY CONTRACT AND EASEMENT DEED FOR CITY PROPERTY TO THE COUNTY OF TEHAMA

Recommendation: That the City Council authorize the Mayor to sign the Right of Way Contract and the Easement Deed granting an easement within APN 35-020-81.


5. ACCEPTANCE OF EASEMENT DEED GRANTED TO THE CITY OF RED BLUFF FROM RAYMOND AND RUTH ALPHEUS

Recommendation: That the City Council accept the Easement Deed to the City of Red Bluff from Raymond and Ruth Alpheus.



6. REIMBURSEMENT FOR ALOHA STREET IMPROVEMENT

Recommendation: That the City Council authorize a supplemental budget appropriation in the amount of $4,036.72 for the reimbursement to Ben’s Trucking and Equipment for the additional road improvements from Fund 21-42-530-100.


7. SUSPENSION UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ACCRUAL FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE 2005/06 FISCAL YEAR

Recommendation: That the City Council authorizes staff to suspend the accrual of unemployment insurance for the remainder of the 2005/06 fiscal year.


8. USE OF PROGRAM INCOME FOR PROGRAM INCOME REUSE PLAN

Recommendation: That the City Council approve the use of miscellaneous program income in Fund 19 for payment of the grant administrator in the preparation of the Program Income Reuse Plan in the amount of $1,000.










END OF CONSENT CALENDAR


E. CURRENT BUSINESS:


1. NORTHERN VALLEY CATHOLIC SOCIAL SERVICE APPEARANCE AND REQUEST OF SUPPORT

Recommendation: That the City Council listens to the presentation by Northern Valley Catholic Social Service, provide direction to staff as they deem appropriate and pass information on to Mr. Wong.


2. PROP 42 – STATE INFRASTRUCTURE BOND PROPOSAL; LOCAL STREET AND ROAD FUNDING

Recommendation: That the City Council discuss this bond proposal and if they feel it is appropriate authorize the Mayor to sign the attached letter to our state legislators supporting the proposed infrastructure bond proposal.


3. AUTHORIZE CITY BUILDING DEPARTMENT TO WORK WITH “THE DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT” TO RECLAIM THE “HCD JURISDICTION AUTHORITY” LOCATED WITH IN THE BOUNDARIES OF RED BLUFF

Recommendation: That the City Council give direction to the City Building Director/Official by authorizing him to proceed with the process required by the State HCD for gaining jurisdiction authority of the Manufactured Homes, Commercial Coaches, and Permanent Structures in Mobile Home Parks.


4. DIF STUDY – REQUEST FOR APPROVAL OF ADDITIONAL FUNDS – REQUEST TO RERUN THE STUDY PER THE APPROVED NEEDS LIST

Recommendation: That the City Council:

1. Direct staff to submit the needs list attached to this report to Taussig and Associates for rerunning of the study and updating of the Development Impact Fee Justification Study;




2. Authorize a supplemental budget appropriation in the amount of $1,960 for the additional cost involved in rerunning the study and updating the Development Impact Fee Justification Study from Development Impact Fee Funds or;

3. Provide other direction to staff.



5. 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 to the City Council.



6. 2007 FIREFIGHTER ACADEMY

Recommendation: That the City Council:

1. Authorize Fire Department Administration to proceed with plans and recruitment for a 2007 Firefighter Academy.

2. Provide other direction to staff.


7. PHOTO RELEASE WAIVER

Recommendation: That the City Council consider the photo release waiver and provide feedback if necessary.


8. AUTHORIZATION TO PURCHASE/CARRY TASERS AND IMPLEMENT TASER POLICY

Recommendation: That the City Council approve the purchase of (3) X26 Laser Sight Tasers at a cost of $2,989.69 to be paid from the Police Fund 19 and adopt the Taser Policy provided by Lexipole.



9. CITY COUNCIL ATTENDANCE AT VARIOUS LEAGUE OF CALIFORNIA CITIES AND OTHER CONFERENCES

Recommendation: That the City Council discuss the attendance of City Councilmembers at the appropriate 2006 League of California Cities conferences and/or workshops and provide direction to staff.





F. COMMITTEE REPORTS/COUNCIL COMMENTS:

Reports by City Council Committee members on meetings held.


G. ADJOURNMENT:

Meeting of April 18, 2006, at 7 p.m., Red Bluff City Council Chambers.