Date of Meeting: Tuesday, December 6, 2005
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
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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. CLOSED EXECUTIVE SESSION: - 5:45 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 designated representative, Nickolaus and Haeg, Labor Negotiators and Susan Price, City Manager, Tessa Pritchard, Human Resources Director, regarding the negotiable employee benefits for the Miscellaneous Unit, Police Unit, Fire Unit, Mid-Management and Management.
2. 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 35-490-40
2. Right of Way adjacent to 1700 Block of Main Street
3. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION: Executive Session in accordance with Government Code Section 54956.9 – Anticipated Litigation
4. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – EXISTING LITIGATION:
Executive Session in accordance with Government Code Section 54956.9 -
CASE NO. 55896 -- MICHAEL J. AND MARGARET L GUTTIERREZ
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
November 9, 2005 – Special Meeting
2. MIXING ZONE STUDY IN THE SACRAMENTO RIVER FOR THE RED BLUFF WASTEWATER RECLAMATION PLANT
Recommendation: That the City Council approve advertisement for the RFP and approve allocation of funds not to exceed $55,000 from fund 46-43-340-100 for the Mixing Zone Study as requested by the Regional Water Quality Control Board.
3. ORDINANCE NO. 955 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF AMENDING CHAPTERS 12 OF THE CITY CODE
Recommendation: That the City Council waive the first reading and introduce Ordinance No. 955.
4. CRIME PREVENTION ALERT PROGRAM
Recommendation: Informational item only.
5. INDEPENDENT ACCOUNTANTS’ REPORT ON COMPLIANCE WITH STATE TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM
Recommendation: That the City Council adopt the Independent Accountants’ Report on Compliance with State Transportation Improvement Program.
6. PURCHASING OF LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE SERVICES
Recommendation: That the City Council continue the arrangement for long distance telephone services with MCI/Calnet and the State of California for one year, expiring on December 4, 2006.
7. LUTHER ROAD SANITARY SEWER LINE REPLACEMENT
Recommendation: That the City Council accept the completed project improvements for the Luther Road Sewer Line Replacement, direct staff to file a notice of completion and begin the one year warranty period.
8. ALCOHOL BEVERAGE LICENSE; NEW TYPE 41 (ON-SALE BEER AND WINE EATING PLACE); FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT; 214 SOUTH MAIN STREET; LOS AMIGOS TAQUERIA (NAME OF BUSINESS); JESUS BAUTISTA (FIRST OWNER)
Recommendation: That the City Council:
1. Acknowledge the application for a new Type 41 (On-Sale Beer and Wine Eating Place) Alcoholic Beverage License for the Los Amigos Taqueria Restaurant located at 214 South Main Street.
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. Jesus Bautista; 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).
9. AMENDMENT TO CAPITAL ASSETS CAPITALIZATION POLICY
Recommendation: That the City Council approve the amendment to the Capital Assets Capitalization Policy for the estimated useful life of Capital Assets.
10. RENEWAL OF CREDIT CARD APPLICATION WITH UMPQUA BANK
That the City Council authorize the City Manager to execute the credit card application with Umpqua Bank.
END OF CONSENT CALENDAR
D. CURRENT BUSINESS:
1. ELECTION OF MAYOR AND MAYOR PRO TEM
Recommendation: That the Mayor relinquish the meeting to the City Clerk and proceed with nominations for Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem for 2006.
2. OTHER AGENCY REPRESENTATION
Recommendation: That the City Council review the current City Councilmember assignments and determine other agency representation for 2006.
3. APPOINTMENT OF VARIOUS COMMISSIONERS AND AUDIT COMMITTEE MEMBER
Recommendation: That the City Council make the necessary appointments to the various commissions and committees.
4. CONCERNS OF POLICE SURVIVORS (COPS) BLUE LIGHTS TO HONOR OFFICER DAVID MOBILIO AND OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS KILLED IN THE LINE OF DUTY
Recommendation: That the City Council join us in remembering Officer David Mobilio and other officers that have given their life in the line of duty and to those officers that continue to provide service to their communities each and every day of the year.
5. WAIVER REQUEST FROM THE CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY PATROL FOR THE “START SMART” PROGRAM
Recommendation: That the City Council provide direction to staff regarding the fee waiver request from the California Highway Patrol fro use of the Community/Senior Center for the Start Smart driver education program.
6. LAY AVENUE TRAFFIC CONCERNS
Recommendation: That the City Council approve the installation of the signs, stop bars and legends at James Avenue and Lay Avenue and authorize the expenditure from the traffic development impact fee account.
7. ADDRESSING THE LAY AVENUE RESIDENTS CONCERNS OF THE VILLA POINT SUBDIVISION PROJECT
Recommendation: Informational only.
8. PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER; TENTATIVE PARCEL MAP 05-52; RESOLUTION NO. 80-2005; 2680 ROBIN CT.; MR. BRAD ALLEN (OWNER)
Recommendation: That the City Council:
1. Conduct the Public Hearing.
2. Consider all public testimony and all other information relating to this project submitted to the Commission.
3. Adopt Resolution No. 80-2005 approving Tentative Parcel Map 05-52 with the substandard depth of Parcel 1 at approximately 95 ft., and with the Findings and Conditions of approval shown in Resolution No. 80-2005.
9. RESOLUTION NO. 82-2005 – A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF AMENDING WATER RATES
Recommendation: That the City Council consider water rate increase alternatives and, as determined, adopt Resolution No. 82-2005 – A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Red Bluff Amending Water Rates with either Option 1 or Option 2 four year phase in of the water rate increase at a 30% or 40% recovery rate or provide other direction to staff.
10. ORDINANCE NO. 966 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF AMENDING CHAPTER 24 OF THE CITY MUNICIPAL CODE -- WATER
Recommendation: That the City Council waive the first reading and introduce Ordinance No. 966 – An Ordinance of the City Council of the City of Red Bluff Amending Chapter 24 of the City Municipal Code – Water.
11. CONTRACTUAL SERVICES – LANDSCAPE MAINTENANCE 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.
12. GRANT AWARD NOTIFICATION FOR THE MCGLYNN SWIMMING POOL AND THE DIAMOND PARK SKATEPARK PHASE II PROJECTS
Recommendation: That the City Council authorize the cash match budget allocation of $140,000 from the General Fund and Park and Recreation Impact Fee Fund and include it in the Final 2005-2006 Budget.
E. COMMITTEE REPORTS/COUNCIL COMMENTS:
Reports by City Council Committee members on meetings held.
Meeting of December 20, 2005, at 7 p.m., Red Bluff City Council Chambers.