MINUTES OF A REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY OF TEMECULA COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION MAY 8, 2006
CALL TO ORDER The City of Temecula Community Services Commission convened in a regular meeting at 6:00 p.m., on Monday, May 8, 2006, in the City Council Chambers of Temecula City Hall, 43200 Business Park Drive, Temecula, California. ALLEGIANCE Commissioner Meyler led the audience in the flag salute. ROLL CALL Present: Absent: Commissioners: Meyler, Hogan, and Chairman Edwards Fox and Henz.
PUBLIC COMMENTS: No additional comments. DIVISION REPORTS Recreation Superintendent Pelletier provided the Community Services Commission with a brief staff report, noting the following: • • • • That programs and activities continue to run smoothly That the Annual Egg Hunt was held on Saturday, April 15, 2006, at Paloma Del Sol Park, Temeku Hills Park, Ronald Reagan Sports Park, and Harveston Community Sports Park, and was well received by citizens of all ages That the new Guide to Leisure Activities will be mailed to residents on or before June 2, 2006, with a registration date beginning on June 14, 2004 That the Fitness in Temecula Program (FIT), will begin Monday, May 8, 2006, at the Ronald Reagan Sports Park, Harveston Community Park, and will run Monday through Friday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, throughout the nineteen weeks.
The Commission thanked Recreation Superintendent Pelletier for her staff report. Maintenance Superintendent Harrington provided a brief overview of items that were addressed by the Maintenance Division since the last Community Services Commission meeting, noting the following: • That the upgrades to Loma Linda Park have begun
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That the Maintenance Division completed the construction to the office area and upgraded the artifact storage area at the Temecula History Museum That two sections of wrought iron fencing was repaired at Harveston Community Park That a new work station was installed at the Finance Department at City Hall.
Cultural Arts Administrator Betz provided a brief summary of activities in the Cultural Arts Division, noting the following: • • • • That approximately 8,000 patrons have visited Temecula’s facilities this month, which would include the Theater That Visual Expressions, a juried art exhibition will be featured at the History Museum May 5 through May 31, 2006 That the month of April at the Children’s Museum would be Egg Month, advising that staff would be awaiting the birth of baby chicks That a Brewery ArtWalk was held on Saturday, April 29, 2006, at the Old Pabst Brewery in Los Angeles.
For the Community Services Commission, Director of Community Services Parker advised that Bruce Beers, Theater Manager, will be in attendance of the Monday, June 12, 2006 meeting, to provide an update with regard to the Old Town Temecula Community Theater. Development Services Administrator McCarthy provided a staff report, as follows: • • • • • • • That construction of the Patricia H. Birdsall Sports Complex continues That the first meeting for the Redhawk Park Improvements was cancelled and will be rescheduled That information regarding the status of the TCC expansion will be brought forward to the Community Services Commission at a future meeting That Standard Pacific completed the paving of the parking lot at Kent Hintergardt Park That the City Council approved the Dog Park project, to be located at Margarita Community Park That authorization to bid for the Erle Stanley Gardner Exhibit at the History Museum, will be on the City Council Agenda for Tuesday, May 9, 2006 That the City-wide Community Clean Up held at Chaparral High School on Saturday, May 6, 2006, was a success.
CONSENT CALENDAR 1. Minutes 1.1 That the Community Services Commission review and approve the minutes of the March 13, 2006 Community Services Commission meeting. That the Community Services Commission review and approve the minutes of the April 10, 2006 Community Services Commission meeting.
MOTION: Due to a lack of a quorum it was the consensus of the Commission to roll over Item No. 1.1 to the June 12, 2006 meeting. Commissioner Meyler moved to approve Item No. 1.2. Commissioner Hogan seconded the motion and voice vote reflected approval with the exception of Commissioner Fox and Commissioner Henz who were absent.
COMMISSION BUSINESS It was the consensus of the Community Services Commission to continue Item No. 2.1 to the June 12, 2006, Community Services meeting. Universal Waste Education and Collection 2.1 That the Community Services Commission receive and file a report with regards to hazardous waste collection services and education programs.
TCSD Proposed Rates and Charges for Fiscal Year 2006-2007 3.1 That the Community Services Commission review and file this report regarding the proposed TCSD Rates and Charges for Fiscal Year 2006-2007.
Director of Community Services Parker, provided the Commission with a brief staff report regarding the TCSD Proposed Rates and Charges for Fiscal Year 2006-2007, highlighting on the following: • • • • Service Level B - Residential Street Lighting Service Level C - Perimeter Landscaping and Slope Maintenance Service Level D – Refuse Collection, Recycling and Street Sweeping Service Level R –Streets and Roads
In summary, the rate for Service Level B, will remain the same as last year at $25.68 with no proposed rate increase; that the rate for Service Level C will remain the same as last year; Service Level R will remain the same as last year; however, there was a new rate level that was approved by the property owners through election: Service Level D, will increase by $9.96 to $200.88. In response to Commissioner Meyler’s query, Director of Community Services Parker stated that Service Level D would not require a vote of the property owner. It was the consensus of the Community Services Commission to receive and file Item No.3. 4. Capital Improvement Program Projects for FY 2006-2007 4.1 That the Community Services Commission approve, in its substantial form, the Capital Improvement Program (CIP) projects, proposed for the Temecula Community Services Department (TCSD) for FY2006-2007.
Director of Community Services Park provided a brief update regarding the Capital Improvement Program (CIP), highlighting on the following: • • • • Community Dog Park Erle Stanley Gardner Exhibit Kent Hintergardt Memorial Park Improvements Library
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Murrieta Creek Multi-Purpose Trail Redhawk Park Improvements Ronald Reagan Sports Park Channel and Desiltation Pond Silt Removal Roripaugh/Johnson Ranch Open Space Trails Patricia H. Birdsall Sports Park Temecula Community Center Expansion Design Temecula City Entry Monumentation Veteran’s Memorial Pavers -- Phase II Old Town Gymnasium Play Structures Retrofit – Various Park Sites Sam Hicks Monument Park Playground Replacement Skate Park Drainage Improvements Temecula Elementary School Pool Vail Ranch Park Site D – Design.
The following four (4) CIP projects were completed during the FY 2005-2006 • • • • Vail Ranch Middle School Lighting Project Old Town Temecula Community Theater Loma Linda Park Play Structure Surfacing Multi-Trails System (Margarita Under crossing Design)
NEW PROPOSED PROJECTS FOR FUTURE YEARS • • • • History Museum Expansion Theater Concessions Area Roller Hockey Rink Improvements Temecula Elementary School Pool
Chairman Edwards relayed his enthusiasm for the new upcoming Dog Park. In response to Commissioner Hogan’s query, Maintenance Superintendent Harrington stated that with the assistance of Deputy Krug, cooperation from Target and various stores in the immediate area, staff has been able to clean up the area. Referencing Commissioner Hogan’s query regarding the Multi-Trails System, Development Services Administrator McCarthy stated that 3.5 million dollars have already been funded toward the project. Responding to Commissioner Edwards’ question, Director of Community Services Parker stated that a cart for the Old Town Temecula Community Theater was purchased; that the cart will provide patrons the opportunity to buy beverages, coffee, and prepackaged pastry items; and that once an agreement would be in place with a concessionaire, services will be provided for patrons that attend the Mercantile and Theater. In regard to the pavers at the Veteran’s Memorial, Director of Community Services Parker noted that the installation of pavers would be limited.
MOTION: Commissioner Meyler moved to approve the Capital Improvement Program Projects for FY 2006-2007. Commissioner Hogan seconded the motion and voice vote reflected approval with the exception of Commissioner Fox and Commissioner Henz who were absent. DEPARTMENTAL REPORTS No additional comments. COMMISSIONER’ REPORTS Commissioner Hogan noted that she had an opportunity to attend the Sherry Williams concert on Friday, May 5, 2006, at the Old Town Temecula Community Theater, and that the pianist performing, expressed his enjoyment performing on the piano that the Theater provides. In response to Commissioner Hogan’s comment, Chairman Edwards noted that he, as well, has had an opportunity to hear performers of the Theater state that the Old Town Community Theater provided a first rate staff as well as one of the finest venues that they have ever performed in. Responding to Commissioner Meyler’s comment regarding Emergency Operation Services, Director of Community Services Parker noted that staff will agendize the City’s Emergency Operation Services Plan for a future meeting. ADJOURNMENT At 6:40 p.m., Chairman Edwards adjourned this meeting to the next regular scheduled meeting on Monday, June 12, 2006, at 6:00 p.m., in the City Council Chambers, 43200 Business Park Drive, and Temecula.
Tom Edwards, Chairman
Herman D. Parker, Director of Community Services