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					MURRIETA CITY COUNCIL MINUTES 26442 BECKMAN COURT MURRIETA, CA

DECEMBER 18, 2007 4:45 PM CLOSED SESSION 5:30 PM WORKSHOP 6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING

Conference with Real Property Negotiators, Deputy City Manager Jim Holston and Southbrook Equities, Regarding Property Located West of Nighthawk Way and South of Calle Del Oso Oro (Bear Creek Airport) Regarding Price and Terms of Payment, G.C. 54956.8 Conference with Real Property Negotiators, Deputy City Manager Jim Holston and Metropolitan Water District, Regarding 100 Acre Vacant Parcel Located at the West End of Kalmia Street Regarding Price and Terms of Payment, G.C. 54956.8 CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - ANTICIPATED LITIGATION AND INITIATION OF LITIGATION (ONE POTENTIAL CASE), G.C. 54956.9 By consensus at 4:45 p.m., Council recessed the meeting to closed session for the purposes above. Present: Bennett, Enochs, Gibbs, Thomasian, and McAllister. Absent: None. Closed session adjourned to workshop at 5:38 p.m. EDUCATION CENTER PRESENTATION BY A.G. KADING GROUP A.G. Kading gave a presentation on the proposed education center. The company’s scope of work includes retail, education facilities for education partners and business partners, campus amenities, parking, and common areas such as outdoor seating and dining areas. In addition, Mr. Kading said the education center may house optical training, surgical nursing, nursing, and engineering programs. Dennis Frank, President of the Economic Development Council, spoke about the benefits the Education Center will bring to Murrieta. Mr. Kading said he has been working with Meric College, Westcoast University, and Cal Baptist University. He said the goal of the company is to create a world-class education campus to serve the varied needs of the local, national, and international business community and the residents of Southwest Riverside County. The workshop was adjourned at 5:54 p.m. CALL TO ORDER: Action: Mayor Richard H. Gibbs called the Regular Meeting to order at 6:03 p.m.

City Attorney Leslie Devaney announced there was no reportable action from closed session. However, she indicated the Warm Springs Condos are well secured and abatement will be forthcoming. Present: Absent: Bennett, Enochs, McAllister, Thomasian, and Gibbs None

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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: INVOCATION: Brian Connors, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints PRESENTATIONS: EARLY CHILDHOOD AND PARENTING PRESENTATION BY KATE HAMAKER Kate Hamaker, Family Services Director, Murrieta Valley Unified School District, gave a presentation on the District’s programs. They include before and after-school childcare from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday for children in grades kindergarten through eighth. In addition, a parenting center has been established which provides education to parents on various topics in southwest Riverside County. She spoke about the budget and other programs such as preschool education, kindergarten readiness classes, ready-set-grow and family services school readiness programs. In addition, Mr. Hamaker reported the Murrieta School District Family Services has a child

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development center which cares for children six weeks to four years old. She also showed a video presentation of the programs. PRESENTATION TO FIRE CHIEF PAUL CHRISTMAN BY GRETCHEN BOHRER AND BRANDY OFFUTT, MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION Gretchen Bohrer and Brandy Offutt of the Muscular Dystrophy Association presented the Fire Department with a plaque thanking them for participating in the National Fill-A-Boot program, which raised $20,000 for their organization. Fire Chief Christman thanked the community for being so giving. CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION TO APPLEBEE'S AND LOWE’S Director of Library Services Loretta McKinney presented Loretta Cochneuer, Applebee’s General Manager, and Diane Dangleis, Lowe’s Human Resources Manager, with certificates of appreciation for their donations to the Murrieta Library. Applebee’s donated over $900 and Lowe’s organized a media fundraiser which gave the library over 400 media titles, with 200 that went to the children’s collection, 100 to adults and the balance going to the Friends of the Murrieta Library to sell. COMMUNITY REPORT: Vista Murrieta High School student Nick Fickler reported the school has been involved in the ASB Community Services Program and Toys for Tots. He reported on various sports including boys cross country which placed third in the state finals and fourth in the national finals. APPROVAL OF AGENDA Action: The agenda was unanimously approved on a motion by McAllister and seconded by Thomasian.

DEPARTMENT/COMMISSION ANNOUNCEMENTS: Chamber of Commerce – Rex Oliver, Chamber of Commerce President, reported they had a mixer at Countrywide Mortgage in Murrieta on November 1 and a networking breakfast on November 8 at Bear Creek. He reported in the month of November that the Chamber received 650 phone calls, 175 visitors, held eight ribbon cutting ceremonies, and obtained 35 new members. Mr. Oliver said that he, along with Council Member McAllister, visited the Village Walk area on November 16 and spoke with several business owners. He also reported they will be starting several educational programs in 2008 which focus on disaster preparedness. Community Steering Committee – Chair Ankele reported that at the last Steering Committee meeting the focus of the discussion was on the budget process. She thanked City Manager Rick Dudley and Interim Finance Director Suzanne Wellcome for providing copies of the budget to all the Committee members. Ms. Ankele said that a future recommendation will be made to the City Council to have the Steering Committee review the overnight parking ordinance. Fire – Fire Chief Christman gave an update on the fire station facilities. He reported that the remodeling is scheduled to be complete in May 2008 and the new building in February 2008. City Manager – City Manager Rick Dudley reported that the Community Services Department Holiday Magic is still in progress and that the Santa runs will end tomorrow. He reported that the Winter Wonderland will be taking place at Cal Oaks sports park on December 21 from 4:00-9:00 p.m. which will have 30 tons of snow and the chance to take pictures with Santa as well as pancakes cooked by Murrieta Firefighters. Mr. Dudley reminded the public that the holiday toy and food drive is taking place through December 22 with drop-off locations at the Holiday House location, four Fire Stations, Community Center, Senior Center, and City Hall. He reported that so far 23,000 pounds of food and 2,500 toys have been collected to date.

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GOVERNING BODY ANNOUNCEMENTS: Bennett: Attended the Vista Murrieta Holiday Concert at St. Martha’s on December 11. Attended the Mid-County judges meeting on December 13 with Lieutenant Vrooman regarding the Youth Court program. Reported that the judges needed for 2008 have been covered and thanked Judge Monterosso for volunteering to serve on the steering committee for the Youth Court program. Reported she was interviewed by Channel 27 on December 14 regarding the Youth Court program. Thanked Council Member McAllister for attending the Chamber of Commerce breakfast. Hosted a cocktail party for the Safe Alternatives for Everyone (SAFE) program which was well attended. Gift cards were donated, which provided 118 victims of domestic with immediate practical assistance. Various local businesses participated in this event such as Super Suppers, Key Ways Winery, Fresh and Easy Neighborhood Market, It’s a Grind, Bailey’s Restaurant, Supervisor Jeff Stone, Costco, Gainan Delivery, Jodie’s Bakery, Jewels by Parklane, Pure Pajamas, Murrieta Chamber of Commerce, and Vista Murrieta High School Choir. Ms. Bennett thanked Miriam McAllister, Nancy Stephenson, Nina Spradling, Sylvia McIndoo, and Bobby Balway for their help in this event. Commented on the donations that were made to the Murrieta Library and thanked Lowe’s, Applebee’s and the Murrieta Friends of the Library. Attended the Moreno Valley Equestrian Way Station ribbon cutting ceremony on December 10 and commented how impressed he was with the facility. Thanked the Community Services Department on the success of the Santa runs. Attended the emergency response meeting with the City of Temecula on December 10 which addressed communication procedures between local communities in the event of an emergency. Attended the groundbreaking of Rabobank. Attended the WRCOG meeting on December 12 when Riverside County Transportation Commission spoke about Transportation Uniform Mitigation Fee funds and the interchange that is south of Temecula in relation to Pechanga. Attended the American Red Cross dinner at Pechanga. Commented he and Mayor Gibbs participated in the City of Temecula Christmas parade. Attended the Student of the Month presentation for December and congratulated the following recipients: Monica Polak, Jonathan Dunn, Anthony Sanchez, Janessa Greenleaf, Michelle Cochran, and Taj Walker. He also thanked the Chamber of Commerce for their support of the student of the month and Sally Meyers who hosts the event at her restaurant. Attended the Regional Symposium in Riverside which discussed the need for a hospital and hospital beds in Riverside County. Thanked Santa’s helpers with the Santa runs.

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Commented that Key Way Winery and South Coast Winery are using solar powered Christmas lights. Attended the Latter Day Saints holiday play. Participated in reading Christmas stories at Alta Murrieta Elementary School for special needs children in grades first to third. Reported on the Riverside County Transit Commission Freeway Strategic Study phases. He emphasized the issue of traffic volume on I-15 and displayed several scenarios which showed the impact on the interstate if nothing is done to increase the lanes. Mr. Gibbs said the traffic volumes will be doubled by 2030 and that the County is $5 billion short to make the needed changes to the freeway.

APPROVAL OF CITY COUNCIL CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS 1-10 Action: It was moved by McAllister and seconded by Thomasian to approve City Council consent calendar items 1-10. On roll call, the vote was: AYES: Bennett, Enochs, McAllister, Thomasian, and Gibbs NOES: None WAIVED READING OF ALL ORDINANCE INTRODUCTIONS ON THIS AGENDA AND READ BY TITLE ONLY MINUTES Approved the minutes of the 4:30 p.m. Closed Session, 5:00 p.m. Workshop and 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting on December 4, 2007. RATIFICATION AND APPROVAL OF THE CHECK REGISTER FOR NOVEMBER 2007 Adopted Resolution No. 07-1907 ratifying and approving the Check Register in the amount of $5,980,316.75 (checks 70369-71010) for the month of November 2007. ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING SERVICES AGREEMENT - MICHAEL BRANDMAN ASSOCIATES Adopted Resolution No. 07-1908 authorizing the City Manager to enter into a contract with Michael Brandman to provide environmental consulting services for a Supplemental Impact Report at a cost of $64,500. ACCEPTANCE OF THE 2010 CENSUS LOCAL UPDATE OF CENSUS ADDRESSING (LUCA) PROGRAM INCENTIVE GRANT AWARD Adopted Resolution No. 07-1909 accepting the 2010 LUCA Incentive Grant, in an amount of up to $50,000 and authorized the City Manager to execute any paper work needed to receive the grant funds. CALTRANS COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT FOR INTERSTATE 215 / CLINTON KEITH INTERCHANGE IMPROVEMENTS Adopted Resolution No. 07-1910 authorizing the City Manager to execute the Construction Cooperative Agreement (District Agreement #8-1356) with the State of California for the construction of the improvements to the I-215 / Clinton Keith Road interchange, CIP #8303.

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ENGINEERING DESIGN AGREEMENT - GUAVA STREET IMPROVEMENTS Adopted Resolution No. 07-1911 awarding the Contract for engineering design services for the Guava Street Improvements, CIP No. 8059, to SB&O, Inc. in the amount of $374,066 and authorized the City Manager to sign the contract. SPONSORSHIP OF WESTERN RIVERSIDE COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENT'S 9TH ANNUAL ADVANCING THE CHOICE EXPO Adopted Resolution No. 07-1912 authorizing the sponsorship of Western Riverside Council of Government's 9th Annual Advancing the Choice Expo in the amount of $1,000. DESTRUCTION OF RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE CITY CLERK, FINANCE AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENTS Adopted Resolution No. 07-1913 authorizing the destruction of certain records maintained by the City Clerk, Finance and Community Services departments. OFFICE OF EMERGENCY SERVICES APPLICANT'S AGENT RESOLUTION Adopted Resolution No. 07-1914 designating the City Manager, Fire Chief or Police Chief to execute the Office of Emergency Services application and related documents for the purpose of obtaining certain federal financial assistance and / or state financial assistance.

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GOVERNING BODY ANNOUNCMENTS/COMMENTS Bennett: Enochs: Wished everyone a Merry Christmas. Thanked City Manager Rick Dudley for the Agenda Summary Reports. Commented he will be the dishwasher at the Temecula Community Center free Christmas dinner event. Announced if anyone is in need of a Christmas Dinner to contact the Temecula Community Center and they will deliver them to your location. Wished staff and the City Council a Merry Christmas. Wished everyone a Merry Christmas. Commented on the SAFE Fundraiser that Council Member Bennett had put together and thanked her for all the work she has done as a Council Member in the last year including implementation of the Youth Court. Asked to place an item on a future agenda to consider a public safety fee for multi-family housing. Mayor Gibbs asked City Manager Rick Dudley to look into this topic before placing this item on the agenda. Wished everyone Happy Holidays.

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The meeting was unanimously adjourned at 7:49 p.m.

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A. Kay Vinson, MMC

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MURRIETA REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MINUTES 26442 BECKMAN COURT, MURRIETA, CA

DECEMBER 18, 2007 6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING

CALL TO ORDER: President Richard H. Gibbs called the Regular Meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Bennett, Enochs, McAllister, Thomasian, and Gibbs. Absent: None. APPROVAL OF COMMUNITY SERVICES DISTRICT CONSENT CALENDAR ITEM 11 Action: It was moved by McAllister and seconded by Thomasian to approve Redevelopment Agency consent calendar item 11. On roll call, the vote was: AYES: Bennett, Enochs, Gibbs, Thomasian, and McAllister NOES: None MINUTES Approved the minutes of the 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting on October 16, 2007. MIDTERM REVIEW OF THE 2005-2009 IMPLEMENTATION PLAN FOR THE MURRIETA REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT

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Mary Lanier gave a presentation on the project, including the implementation plan, midterm review, nonhousing accomplishments, housing accomplishments, and goals. Chair Gibbs opened the public hearing. There were no comments, so the hearing was closed. Agency Member Bennett suggested the Executive Director draft a letter from the City Council/Redevelopment Agency emphasizing the need for economic development before the January meeting. Action: It was moved by McAllister and seconded by Bennett to adopt Resolution No. RDA 07-74 to receive and file the Midterm Review of the 2005-2009 Implementation Plan on the Murrieta Redevelopment Project. AYES: Bennett, Enochs, Gibbs, Thomasian, and McAllister NOES: None

ADJOURNMENT Action: The meeting was unanimously adjourned at 7:49 p.m.

A. Kay Vinson, MMC Secretary

MURRIETA FIRE DISTRICT MINUTES 26442 BECKMAN COURT, MURRIETA, CA

DECEMBER 18, 2007 6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING

CALL TO ORDER: President Richard H. Gibbs called the Regular Meeting to order at 6:00 p.m. Present were: Bennett, Enochs, McAllister, Thomasian, and Gibbs. Absent: None. APPROVAL OF FIRE DISTRICT CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS 13 & 14 Action: It was moved by McAllister and seconded by Thomasian to approve Fire District consent calendar items 13 & 14. On roll call, the vote was: AYES: Bennett, Enochs, Gibbs, Thomasian, and McAllister NOES: None MINUTES Approved the minutes of the 6:00 p.m. Regular Meeting on December 4, 2007. FIRE DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE FURNISHINGS Adopted Resolution No. MFD 07-95 approving the purchase of staff furnishings, conference room and kitchen furnishings for the Fire Department Administrative Offices from G/M Business Interiors in the amount of $112,996.14 and authorized the General Manager to sign all related documents.

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ADJOURNMENT Action: The meeting was unanimously adjourned at 7:49 p.m.

A. Kay Vinson, MMC Secretary


				
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