RED BLUFF

CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR ADJOURNED MINUTES

 

DATE OF MEETING:            April 19, 2005

 

TIME OF MEETING:            7:00 P.M.

 

PLACE OF MEETING:          RED BLUFF COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

 

 

Councilmembers Present:     Larry Stevens, Mayor

                                                Andy Houghton, Mayor Pro Tem

                                                Russ Frey

Forrest Flynn

                                                Wayne Brown

 

Councilmembers Absent:       None

                                                                       

Staff Present:                         Susan Price, City Manager

                                                Richard Crabtree, City Attorney

Gloria Shepherd, City Clerk

Tessa Pritchard, Human Resources Director

Michael Damon, Fire Chief

                                                Al Shamblin, Police Chief

                                                Charlie Mullen, Planning Director

                                                J D Ellison Sr., Building Director/Official

                                                Gary Antone, Public Works Director

                                                Nik Reikalas, Parks & Recreation Director

 

Read the Pledge of Allegiance at the request of Mayor Stevens and the assemblage joined in.

 

 

PROCLAMATION

 

 

A Proclamation for the 150TH CELEBRATION OF THE RED BLUFF MASONIC LODGE  was read.


 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

M/S/C Flynn Houghton to pull items #1, #2, #3, and #8 and approved the remaining Consent Calendar.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:          Brown, Flynn, Frey, Houghton and Stevens

NOES:                                                            None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:        None

 

 

REPORT REGARDING CONTRACT AWARDS – MARCH  2005

 

Tehama County Library determines requests and the current request is for Encyclopedias and the City makes the kind of contributions that helps the needs of the Library.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Flynn to accept the March 2005 Report on Contract Awards.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:          Flynn, Frey, Houghton and Stevens

NOES:                                                            None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:        Brown (Abstain)

 

 

RATIFY/APPROVE MARCH PAYROLL CHECKS NUMBERS 17470-17603; MARCH PAYROLL DIRECT DEPOSIT NUMBERS 5370-5530; MARCH PAYABLES CHECK NUMBERS 47863-48202 (CHECK 47862 VOIDED)

 

Stevens questioned a check number that was for the Parks & Recreation registration, which was for staff to attend training in Redding.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Houghton to ratify/approve the March Payroll Checks Numbers 17470-17603; March Payroll Direct Deposit Numbers 5370-5530; March Payables Check Numbers 47863-48202 (check 47862 voided).

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:            Flynn, Frey, Houghton and Stevens

NOES:                                                            None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:             Councilmember:  Brown (Abstain)

 


 

CITY HALL JANITORIAL SERVICES CONTRACT AMENDMENT

 

Cost savings in the tile over carpet.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Houghton to approve the contract amendment.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:          Brown, Flynn, Frey, Houghton and Stevens

NOES:                                                            None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:        None

 

 

SURPLUS AIRPORT FUEL TRUCKS

 

Approved 5-0-0

 

 

ALCOHOL BEVERAGE LICENSE; PERSON TO PERSON TRANSFER TYPE 48 (ON-SALE GENERAL); FULL BAR; 610 WASHINGTON ST.; HURRY BACK INN (NAME OF BUSINESS); RONALD K. AND ALICE K. ARTER (APPLICANT/OWNER)

 

Approved 5-0-0

 

 

MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT INFLUENZA VACCINE INJECTIONS

 

Approved 5-0-0

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. 36-2005; STREET CLOSURE BOAT DRAGS “SHOW AND SHINE”

 

Approved 5-0-0

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. 38-2005 AMENDMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT WITH CITY MANAGER

 

A mechanism can provide provision in writing and the option to reschedule Closed Session on this topic to discuss Performance Goals.

 

M/S/C Houghton, Flynn to adopt Resolution No. 38-2005.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:          Brown, Flynn and Houghton

NOES:                                                            Frey and Stevens

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:        None

 

CURRENT BUSINESS

 

EL CERRITO DRIVE TRAFFIC CONTROL REQUEST

 

Gary Antone, Public Works Director, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s direction that the City Council refer the El Cerrito traffic complaint to staff for review and follow up with the citizens.

 

Since the stop sign went in on Aloha and Linn the traffic has been short cutting down El Cerrito Drive to bypass the Stop sign and is causing speeding after new housing was put in at the end of El Cerrito.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Flynn to refer the El Cerrito traffic complaint to staff for review and follow up with the citizens.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:          Brown, Flynn, Frey, Houghton and Stevens

NOES:                                                            None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:        None

 

 

CONTINUATION OF APPEAL – BEN’S TRUCK REPAIR, INC. MANDATORY GARBAGE COLLECTION

 

Susan Price, City Manager, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council consider the appeal request from Ben Sale, President/Owner, Ben’s Truck Repair, Inc., for an exemption from mandatory trash collection due to self-hauling of garbage to the landfill.

 

Several large self-haulers needed to be looked at and there is no use for the small cans.

 

M/S/C Frey, Flynn to approve the appeal request from Ben Sale, President/Owner, Ben’s Truck Repair, Inc., for an exemption from mandatory trash collection due to self-hauling of garbage to the landfill.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:            Flynn, Frey and Stevens

NOES:                        Councilmembers:                        Houghton and Brown

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:                         None

 

 

CONTINUATION OF APPEAL – KIMBERLY MANSFIELD
MANDATORY GARBAGE COLLECTION

 

Susan Price, City Manager, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council consider the appeal request from Kimberly Mansfield for an exemption from mandatory trash collection due to inability to pay the cost for residential garbage collection.

 

J.D. Ellison, Building Director/Official, drove by the home and saw debris in the back of a truck and trash left out.

 

M/S/C Frey, Flynn to approve the appeal request from Kimberly Mansfield for an exemption from mandatory trash collection due to inability to pay the cost for residential garbage collection.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:          Flynn and Frey

NOES:                        Councilmembers:                      Houghton, Brown and Stevens

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:        None

 

 

APPEAL – MANDATORY GARBAGE COLLECTION RAMONA HILLE

 

Susan Price, City Manager, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council consider the appeal request from Ramona Hille for an exemption from mandatory trash collection due to the fact that she rents, never had garbage service, recycles all waste, and travels.

 

M/S/C Flynn, Frey to approve appeal request from Ramona Hille for an exemption from mandatory trash collection due to the fact that she rents, never had garbage service, recycles all waste, and travels.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:          Flynn and Frey

NOES:                        Councilmembers:                      Houghton, Brown and Stevens

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:                                 None

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. 37-2005; RESOLUTION OF INTENTION TO APPROVE AN AMENDMENT BETWEEN THE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF

 

Tessa Pritchard, Human Resources Director, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council adopt Resolution No. 37-2005.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Frey to adopt Resolution No. 37-2005.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:          Flynn, Frey, Houghton, Stevens and Brown

NOES:                                                            None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:        None

 


 

ORDINANCE NO. 960; AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF RED BLUFF AMENDING THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM AND THE CITY OF RED BLUFF – 3% @ 50 FOR LOCAL POLICE MEMBERS ONLY

 

Tessa Pritchard reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council waive the first reading and introduce Ordinance No. 960.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Frey to waive the first reading and introduce Ordinance No. 960.

 

AYES:            Councilmembers:          Flynn, Frey, Houghton, Stevens and Brownu

NOES:                                                            None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:        None

 

 

HOME IMPROVEMENT PERMIT HOLIDAY UPDATE AND OTHER PERMITS ISSUED DURING THIS TIME SPAN

 

J.D. Ellison, Building Director/Official, gave an update on the Home Improvement Permit Holiday and the Building Department is right on target.

 

Informational item only.

           

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS/COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Tessa Pritchard, Human Resources Director, to discuss salary and benefits package for mid-management employees to get dates for the Closed Session meeting.

 

Planning Director Charlie Mullen said that City staff is not putting up roadblocks to let Super Wal-Mart in and that that is a rumor.

 

J.D. Ellison, Building Director/Official, thanked the Police & Fire Departments for the help with the Code Enforcement arrests.

 

Councilmember Brown, praised Nik Reikalas, Parks and Recreation Director, for his great job with the Dog Park people and put on a good presentation.

 

Nik Reikalas, Parks and Recreation Director, and Mayor Stevens attended a meeting to support a soccer field proposed adjacent to the High School.

 

Mayor Stevens asked about the Minutes being late and it was explained that they are done and one of the tapes was needed by the Mayor and delayed the Special Meeting Minutes.

 

Frey & Stevens to attend League of California Cities in May on the 11th & 12th and to bring up McGlynn Pool needs, Kimball Crossing needs, Street repair projects and Trails.

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

At 8:30 P.M. Mayor Stevens adjourned the meeting to April 21, 2005 at 6:30 P.M., in the Red Bluff Community Center.

 

 

S/b Andy Houghton

             Mayor

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

S/b Gloria Shepherd

City Clerk