REGULAR MEETING OF THE HEMET CITY COUNCIL February 14, 2006
8:00 a.m. City of Hemet Council Chambers 450 E. Latham Avenue www.cityofhemet.org Please silence all cell phones
Call to Order Roll Call
ROLL CALL: Council Members Christie, Meadows, VanArsdale, Vice Mayor Searl and Mayor Lowe
1. The City Council will meet in closed session pursuant to the Government Code Section 54957, Regarding Public Employee Appointment/Employment/Evaluation of Performance Title: Public Works Director City Manager The City Council will meet in closed session pursuant to the provisions of Government Code Section 54956.9 to confer with legal counsel with regard to one (1) matter of potential litigation The City Council will meet in closed session pursuant to the provisions of Government Code Section 54957.6 with its labor negotiator, Steve Temple, regarding the terms and conditions of the current Management Personnel Resolution
City Council Reports
4. CITY COUNCIL REPORTS AND COMMENTS A. Council Member Christie 1. Public Safety Committee 2. Mobile Home Task Force Report
Council Member Meadows 1. Simpson Center 2. Hemet Public Library 3. Riverside Transit Agency (RTA) 4. Public Safety Committee Council Member VanArsdale 1. Tourism 2. District Export Council 3. Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) 4. Joint Water Agency Ad Hoc Committee Update 5. Senior Housing 6. Kid Zone Museum 7. Valley Economic Development Corporation (VEDC) 8. Ramona Pageant Association 9. League of California Cities Vice Mayor Searl 1. Indian Gaming Distribution Fund 2. Joint Water Agency Ad Hoc Committee Update 3. 2 + 2 Committee 4. Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) Mayor 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Lowe Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Riverside County Habitat Conservation Agency (RCHCA) League of California Cities Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC) Valley Economic Development Corporation (VEDC) Western Riverside Council of Governments (WRCOG) East/West CETAP Corridor Riverside Conservation Agency Sister City International
City Manager Temple 1. Manager’s Reports 2. Olive Trees 3. McSweeny Farms J.C.F.A.
Work Study Session
Discussion regarding the following items, with possible direction to staff 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Comprehensive General Plan Update - Richard Masyzcek Updating CEQA Guidelines - Richard Masyzcek & Geralyn Skapik 2006 Street Paving Project - Mike Gow Sanderson/Florida Traffic Study Results - Mike Gow Questions Regarding Items on the Regular Agenda Council will consider any concerns raised by Council Members with regard to the Regular Session Agenda and may discuss those matters at this time, prior to the Regular Session
City of Hemet Council Chambers 450 E. Latham Avenue
Call to Order Roll Call
ROLL CALL: Council Members Christie, Meadows, Van Arsdale, Vice Mayor Searl and Mayor Lowe
Invocation Pledge of Allegiance Presentation
10. 11. Proclamation declaring February 2006 as “African American History Month” Introduction of New City Employees
City Attorney Executive Session Report
12. Government Code Section 54957, Regarding Appointment/Employment/Evaluation of Performance Title: Public Works Director City Manager Public Employee
Government Code Section 54956.9 with regard to one (1) matter of potential litigation Government Code Section 54957.6 regarding the terms and conditions of the current Management Personnel Resolution
City Council Business
Notice to the Public The Consent Calendar contains items which are typically routine in nature and will be enacted by one motion by the Council unless an item is removed for discussion by a member of the public, staff, or Council. If you wish to discuss a Consent Calendar item please come to the microphone and state the number of the item you wish to discuss. Then wait near the lectern. When the Mayor calls your item give your last name, and address, then begin speaking. You will have three minutes at that time to address the council.
15. Minutes for January 10, 2006 (Staff recommends approval) Minutes for January 23, 2006 (Staff recommends approval) Accept the resignation of Mr. Roger Wellman from the Traffic and Parking Commission (Vice Mayor Searl recommends acceptance) Warrant register dated January 20, 2006. Payroll for the period of January 2, 2006 to January 15, 2006 was $748,978.52 (Receive and file) Monthly Cash Balance Report (Receive and file)
Investment Portfolio as of December 2005 (Receive and file) Authorize the out of state travel for three School Resource Officer’s within the Police Department to attend the 57th Annual California School Resource Officer’s Training Conference in Laughlin, Nevada on March 8-10, 2006. (Staff recommends authorization) Approve a Reward for Graffiti Information, Case #05-11150; Informant be paid $2000.00 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a suspect for graffiti vandalism occurring in the City of Hemet (Staff recommends approval) Approve Revised Public Hearing dates to receive input from citizens on suggested uses for the 32nd year Community Development Block Grant funds to February 28, 2006 and March 14, 2006; Authorize staff to place advertisements in the local newspapers advising the general public of the hearing dates (Staff recommends approval) Accept the Improvements, Tract No. 30689 Empire Homes; Authorize the City Clerk to reduce the Faithful Performance Bond in the amount of $875,854, seventy-five percent to $218,963.50 with the Labor and Materials Bond in the amount of $437,927 to be reduced to $109,481.75 (Staff recommends acceptance) Approve Parcel Map No. 32131, HCA Investment, Inc., North side of Eaton Avenue, West of Palm Avenue; Authorize the City Manager to sign the standard Subdivision Agreement and a Development Impact Fee Agreement; Authorize the City Clerk to process the agreements and map for recordation with the Riverside County Recorder’s Office (Staff recommends approval) Approve award of bid, 2006 Sidewalk and Access Ramp Improvement Project No. 5477, to Portsmouth Construction, Chino, CA, in the amount of $382,450. Establish budgets to fund the total project cost of $397,450, including soils testing and survey. (Staff recommends approval) Approve award of contract, Seven Hills Well No. 16, Project No. 5482, to SCW Contracting Corporation, Fallbrook, CA, in the amount of $360,028 to equip Well No. 16. Establish a budget in the Water Fund No. 571-5482-5400 in the amount of $360,028. (Staff recommends approval) 5
Approve the Installation of the following banners: A. Public Works Department, City of Hemet, celebrating “ Public Works Week”, the week of May 22, 2006. The banner will go up at Florida and Kirby on May 22, 2006, and come down on May 30, 2006. B. The Hemet/San Jacinto Valley Chamber of Commerce celebrating the “Fiesta” on April 8, 2006. The banner will go up at Florida and Kirby on March 27, 2006, and come down on April 10, 2006. C. The Ramona Humane Society will be holding their “Paws for a Cause” on March 18, 2006. The banner will go up at Florida and Harvard on March 6, 2006, and come down on March 20, 2006. D. Hemet Hospice Volunteers, Inc. will be holding their 22nd Annual Golf Tournament on April 22, 2006. The banner will go up at Florida and Harvard on April 10, 2006 and come down on April 24, 2006. (Staff recommends approval) Park Commission Recommendations of January 30, 2006 Meeting 1 Magnolia (1) - 3823 Roxbury (Recommendation to deny request; schedule root prune and barrier placement; remove and replace raised sidewalk) 2 Liquidambar (1) - 431 Val Verde (Recommendation to deny request; schedule trim, root prune and remove all surface roots; remove and replace raised sidewalk) 3 Liquidambar (1) - 2030 Avenida Olivos (Recommendation to approve request) 4 Pear (1) - 2273 Cristobal (Recommendation to deny request; schedule trim) 5 Crape Myrtle (1) - 1660 San Vicente (Recommendation to deny request) 6 Oak (1) - 2319 El Rancho Circle (Recommendation to approve request, contingent upon owner agreement to provide water to a replacement tree)
Removed for Discussion:
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Communications From the Public
Anyone who wishes to address the Council regarding items not on the agenda may do so at this time. Please Complete a Request to Speak Form, found in the Lobby of the Council Chambers or at the City Clerk’s Desk. Submit your completed form to the City Clerk prior to the beginning of the meeting. Presentations are limited to three minutes in consideration of others who are here for agenda items. Please come forward to the lectern when the Mayor calls upon you. When you are recognized, you may proceed with your comments.
State law prohibits the City Council from taking action or discussing any item not appearing on the agenda except for brief responses to statements made or questions posed by the public. In addition, they may, on their own initiative or in response to questions posed by the public, ask a question for clarification, provide a reference to staff or other resources for factual information, or request staff to report back to them at a subsequent meeting. Furthermore, a member of the City Council or the council itself may take action to direct staff to place a matter of business on a future agenda.
The Council’s procedure for public hearings will be as follows: The Mayor will ask the City Manager for the staff report; the City Manager will call on the appropriate staff member for the report. The City Council will ask for clarification of items presented, if needed. The Mayor will open the public hearing: ask for comments from those IN FAVOR of the case; ask for comments IN OPPOSITION to the case; and finally for rebuttal to any comments made. The Mayor will then CLOSE THE PUBLIC HEARING. The Mayor will ask the City Manager to respond to any questions raised by the public (the public will not have the opportunity to respond). The matter will then be discussed by members of the City Council prior to taking action on the item. 30. Adopt Resolution Bill No. 06-010, RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HEMET APPROVING THE ENGINEER’S REPORT, FOR THE FORMATION OF THE CITY OF HEMET STREETLIGHT MAINTENANCE DISTRICT NO. 27, TRACT NO. 31576, AND THE LEVY AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS WITHIN SUCH ANNEXATION FOR FISCAL YEAR 2005/2006 AND CONFIRMING DIAGRAM AND ASSESSMENTS PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF PART 2 OF DIVISION 15 OF THE CALIFORNIA STREETS AND HIGHWAYS CODE AND AS PROVIDED BY ARTICLE XIII D OF THE CALIFORNIA CONSTITUTION (Staff recommends opening the public hearing, accepting public comments, City Clerk to open and report ballots, close the public hearing and adopt the Resolution) Adopt Resolution Bill No. 06-011, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HEMET, CALIFORNIA, ESTABLISHING AN UNDERGROUNDING UTILITY DISTRICT IV, southwest corner of Lyon and Acacia Avenues (Staff recommends adoption)
32. Approve expenditure of $23,604.00, using General Fund, for the upgrade of Hemet Police Department’s portion of the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications Systems equipment (Staff recommends approval)
Approve an increase in compensation for the Code Enforcement Prosecutor, Dapeer, Rosenblit and Litvak, LLP (Staff recommends approval) Approve and Establish a budget in the amount of $78,802 in the Heartland Landscape Maintenance District (LMD) Fund #228-8265-5400 for the purchase of a new 2006 Ford F550 Deisel Truck with dump bed, one John Deere #1600 Wide Area Mower and one John Deere Heavy Duty Utility Vehicle (Staff recommends approval) Approve the promotion of a Police Sergeant to Supervise the newly formed Hemet Valley Violent Crime Gang Task Force (Staff recommends approval) Approve the Memorandum of Understanding, 2006 Interim Water Supply Plan Upper San Jacinto Sub-Basins by and between the Eastern Municipal Water District, Lake Hemet Municipal Water District, City of Hemet and City of San Jacinto (Staff recommends approval) Adopt Resolution Bill No. 06-012, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF HEMET, CALIFORNIA, ADOPTING THE CITY OF HEMET 2005 URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT PLAN PURSUANT TO REQUIREMENTS OF THE URBAN WATER MANAGEMENT PLANNING ACT (CALIFORNIA WATER CODE SECTIONS 10610 ET SEQ) (Staff recommends adoption) Approve the Request to Defer Required Public Improvements for 1380 N. Palm Avenue APN 439-030-013, Mr. & Mrs. Larry Maddox; Authorize the City Manager to sign the standard Street Improvement Deferment Agreement; Authorize the City Clerk to process the agreement for recordation (Staff recommends approval) Revisions of Massage Ordinance - Eric Vail Discussion regarding this item, with possible direction to staff 2006 Florida Beautification Project Report - Mike Gow Discussion regarding this item, with possible direction to staff
Recess to Redevelopment Agency Meeting Recess to Housing Authority Meeting
Future Agenda Items
If Members of Council have items for consideration at the next City Council meeting, please state the agenda item to provide direction to the City Manager.
Adjourn to Tuesday, February 28, 2006, at 12:30 p.m. for considerations of items placed on that agenda. The next regular meeting will be held, March 14, 2006.