RED BLUFF

CITY COUNCIL

REGULAR MEETING MINUTES

 

DATE OF MEETING:          July 5, 2005

 

TIME OF MEETING:          7:00 P.M.

 

PLACE OF MEETING:      RED BLUFF COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

 

 

Councilmembers Present:     Andy Houghton, Mayor                                               

                                                               Wayne Brown, Mayor Pro Tem

Larry Stevens

              

Councilmembers Absent:          Russ Frey

                                                Forrest Flynn

                                                              

Staff Present:                            Susan Price, City Manager

Gloria Shepherd, City Clerk

Tessa Pritchard, Human Resources Director

Michael Damon, Fire Chief

                                                               Al Shamblin, Police Chief

                                                               Charlie Mullen, Planning Director

                                                               Margaret Van Warmerdam, Finance Director

                                                               J D Ellison Sr., Building Director/Official

                                                               Gary Antone, Public Works Director/City Engineer

                                                               Nik Reikalas, Parks & Recreation Director

                                                               Donna Gordy, City Treasurer

                                      

Lamar Bayles led the Pledge of Allegiance at the request of Mayor Houghton and the assemblage joined in.

 

CITIZEN’S COMMENT

 

None


 

 

CONSENT CALENDAR

 

M/S/C Brown, Stevens to pull Item #3 for discussion and approve the remainder of the consent calendar.

 

AYES:   Councilmembers:          Brown, Houghton, and Stevens

NOES:                                                   None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:      Councilmembers:  Frey and Flynn (both absent)

 

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

June 21, 2005 – Regular Adjourned Meeting

 

Approved 3-0-2

 

 

RATIFY/APPROVE MAY PAYROLL CHECKS NUMBERS 17844-17972; MAY PAYROLL DIRECT DEPOSIT NUMBERS 5784-5950

 

Approved 3-0-2

 

 

APPROVAL OF THE EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE CITY MANAGER/DEPUTY CITY CLERK JOB SPECIFICATION & ELIMINATION OF THE OFFICE MANAGER JOB SPECIFICATION

 

Councilmember Stevens commented on the verification for payroll for the new position.  It was also mentioned that positions that require a valid California Drivers License might be considered discrimination for a qualified person applying.  It was mentioned that this issue will be looked into in the future by the Human Resources Department.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Brown to approve.

 

AYES:   Councilmembers:          Brown, Houghton, and Stevens

NOES:                                                   None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:  Councilmembers:        Frey and Flynn (both absent)

 

 

INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE CITIZEN MEMBER

 

Approved 3-0-2

 


 

 

PAY PHONE AGREEMENT WITH SBC TELEPHONE

 

Approved 3-0-2

 

 

AIRPORT INSURANCE QUOTES FOR 2005/06 FISCAL YEAR

 

Approved 3-0-2

 

 

RESOLUTION NO. 54-2005; A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE USE OF ONE CITY STREET PARKING SPACE FOR BBQ – OWENS PHARMACY

 

Approved 3-0-2

 

 

GREENWASTE OF TEHAMA ANNUAL BULKY ITEM PICK-UP DAY REPORT

 

Approved 3-0-2

 

 

REFUND OF CASH DEPOSIT REQUEST PER THOMAS WILSON FOR 2130 MAIN STREET, RED BLUFF, CALIFORNIA

 

Approved 3-0-2

 

 

CURRENT BUSINESS

 

RETIREMENT OF SERGEANT TED WILEY

 

Susan Price, City Manager reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council recognize Sergeant Ted Wiley for the twenty-eight years of dedicated service to the Red Bluff Police Department, the City of Red Bluff and to the community.

 

Mayor Houghton presented Sergeant Ted Wiley with a Certificate of Appreciation for his twenty-eight years of dedicated service to the Red Bluff Police Department.

 

Sergeant Ted Wiley thanked the City Council and stated that Red Bluff had been a good place to live and that working with the Red Bluff Police Department had been a good place to work all of these years.

 

 

ACCEPTANCE AND AUTHORIZATION OF IRREVOCABLE LETTER OF CREDIT TO ALLOW TEMPORARY CERTIFICATE OF OCCUPANCY (TCO) FOR HAMPTON INN AND SUITES; 520 ADOBE ROAD; ADOBE ROAD INVESTMENT GROUP

 

J.D. Ellison, Building Official/Director, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council authorize the Building Official/Director, City Manager, Finance Director and Planning Director to be designated as the four required City Officials to sign (all four) on any necessary documents in the event the developer/builder does not perform and complete the outstanding landscaping work.

 

M/S/C  Stevens, Brown to authorize the Building Official/Director, City Manager, Finance Director and Planning Director to be designated as the four required City Officials to sign (all four) on any necessary documents in the event the developer/builder does not perform and complete the outstanding landscaping work.

 

 

AYES:   Councilmembers:          Brown, Houghton, and Stevens

NOES:                                                   None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:   Councilmembers:  Flynn and Frey (both absent)

 

 

ALLEY REPAIR ISSUES

 

That the City Council discusses and provide direction to staff.

 

Gary Antone, Public Works Director/City Engineer, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation to rate the alleys and bring this item back on July 19, 2005 to address improvement needs.

 

 

HVAC UNIT REPLACEMENT FOR 1800 AIRPORT BLVD., BID AWARD

 

Gary Antone, Public Works Director/City Engineer, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation to that the City Council accept the Red Bluff Air proposal and direct the Public Works Director and City Manager to execute and implement the agreement.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Brown to accept the Red Bluff Air proposal and direct the Public Works Director and City Manager to execute and implement the agreement.

 

AYES:   Councilmembers:          Brown, Houghton, and Stevens

NOES:                                                   None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:   Councilmembers:  Flynn and Frey (both absent)

 

 

 

REQUEST FOR WASTEWATER SERVICE OUTSIDE THE CITY LIMIT; 118 GILMORE ROAD, APN 41-190-59

 

Gary Antone, Public Works Director/City Engineer, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council authorize wastewater service to the county property located at 118 Gilmore Road, APN 41-190-59 upon receipt of written approval from LAFCO per Gov’t Code Section 56133, payment of the required development impact fees per Red Bluff City Code, and execution of an annexation agreement.

 

This item was reviewed with the Richard Crabtree, City Attorney, and the property owner will be responsible for infrastructure improvements required to provide service and execution of an agreement with the City to support annexation when requested.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Brown to authorize wastewater service to the county property located at 118 Gilmore Road, APN 41-190-59 upon receipt of written approval from LAFCO per Gov’t Code Section 56133, payment of the required development impact fees per Red Bluff City Code, and execution of an annexation agreement.

 

AYES:   Councilmembers:          Brown, Houghton, and Stevens

NOES:                                                   None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:  Councilmembers:  Flynn and Frey (both absent)

 

 

LUTHER ROAD SANITARY SEWER REHAB

ILITATION PROJECT AWARD

 

Gary Antone, Public Works Director/City Engineer, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council authorize Sewer Rehabilitation Project to MOCON Corp. of Indio, California in the amount of $110,068.50 plus a contingency of $9,931.50 to be used at the discretion of the Public Works Director as necessary for project completion.

 

M/S/C Stevens, Brown to authorize Sewer Rehabilitation Project to MOCON Corp. of Indio, California in the amount of $110,068.50 plus a contingency of $9,931.50 to be used at the discretion of the Public Works Director as necessary for project completion.

 

AYES:   Councilmembers:          Brown, Houghton, and Stevens

NOES:                                                   None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:  Councilmembers:  Flynn and Frey (both absent)

 

 

ALLOCATION OF FUNDS TO UPGRADE SERVER TO WINDOWS 2000 AND INSTALLATION AT COMMUNITY CENTER

 

Margaret Van Warmerdam, Finance Director, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council authorize a supplemental budget appropriation in the amount of $6,866 for the purchase and installation of software and equipment for upgrading the server for the Community Center, Fire Training Center and Corporation Yard.  The cost will be split between the Community Center, Fire Training Center, Parks and Recreation and Corporation Yard, Water and Senior Nutrition based on number of current computers.

 

The goal is to get everyone in all departments up to Windows 2000 and then to look into upgrading to XP computers in the future.

 

M/S/C Brown, Stevens to authorize a supplemental budget appropriation in the amount of $6,866 for the purchase and installation of software and equipment for upgrading the server for the Community Center, Fire Training Center and Corporation Yard.  The cost will be split between the Community Center, Fire Training Center, Parks and Recreation and Corporation Yard, Water and Senior Nutrition based on number of current computers.

 

AYES:   Councilmembers:          Brown, Houghton, and Stevens

NOES:                                                   None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:   Councilmembers:  Flynn and Frey (both absent)

 

 

MCGLYNN SWIMMING POOL LEAK DETECTION ANALYSIS

 

Susan Price, City Manager, reviewed the staff report and gave staff’s recommendation that the City Council considers the results of the leak detection analysis performed on Friday, July 1, 2005 and provide direction to staff as appropriate.

 

It was explained that the East Side of the City pool maybe losing structural design due to leaking after analysis had been done and it was recommended that leak detection be performed on the pool.  The whole perimeter of the pool is leaking and may have damaged the rebar.  The inspector is available to check it tomorrow.  If the inspector’s decision is to shut the pool down then the possibility of using the High School pool was proposed. 

 

M/S/C Stevens, Brown to receive the report tomorrow after evaluating the pool and to evaluate at a Special City Council Meeting on Thursday July 7, 2005 at noon.  

 

AYES:   Councilmembers:          Brown, Houghton, and Stevens

NOES:                                                   None

ABSENT OR NOT VOTING:    Councilmembers:  Flynn and Frey (both absent)

 

 

COMMITTEE REPORTS/COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Mayor Houghton thanked Lamar Bayles, Steve Piffero, and all the Department heads for their efforts to make sure the community knows what is going on with the Community Pool and for taking care of it. 


 

              

ADJOURNMENT

 

At 8:10 P.M. Mayor adjourned the meeting to July 7, 2005 at 12 noon, in the Red Bluff City Council Chambers.

 

 

                                                               s/b Andy Houghton                                                                                                                                          Mayor

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

s/b Gloria Shepherd

 City Clerk