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					                                                                     Final Minutes Approved 1/2/07
                                        MINUTES
                             Regular Meeting of the Lompoc
                     City Council and Lompoc Redevelopment Agency
                               Tuesday, December 5, 2006
                             City Hall/100 Civic Center Plaza
                                    Council Chambers


CLOSED SESSION – 6:30 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. - Utility Conference Room

Councilmembers Present: DeWayne Holmdahl, Janice Keller, Michael Siminski, Will Schuyler,
and Mayor DeWees.

Staff Present: City Administrator Gary Keefe and Assistant City Attorney Matt Granger.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS: None


BUSINESS ITEMS:


    A.    In accordance with Government Code Section 54956.9(a), City Council met with the
          Assistant City Attorney concerning an existing lawsuit, Peppars v. City of Lompoc.




OPEN SESSION – 7:00 P.M. – Council Chambers

Council/Agency Members Present: DeWayne Holmdahl, Janice Keller, Michael Siminski, Will
Schuyler, and Mayor/Chair Dick DeWees.

Staff Present: City Administrator/Executive Director Gary Keefe, City Clerk/ Secretary Donna
Terrones, Assistant City Attorney/Assistant General Counsel Matt Granger, and Financial
Services Manager Rene Vise.

Other Participants: Joyce Howerton and John Spooner.

Duane Armstrong gave the innovation and Mayor/Chair Dick DeWees led the Pledge of
Allegiance.

PRESENTATIONS:

City Administrator/Executive Director Gary Keefe presented outgoing Councilmember Janice
Keller, with a City plaque honoring her eight years of service on the City Council and
Redevelopment Agency.

CITY ADMINISTRATOR/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S STATUS REPORT: (Distributed
as an Informational Report)

STAFF REQUESTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

City Administrator/Executive Director Gary Keefe informed the Council that the generator
approved for the Airport, has been installed.

COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REQUESTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Council/Agency Member Holmdahl announced the Vintners Festival on April 21, 2007, in
Lompoc.

Council/Agency Member Schuyler has asked to be reappointed to the Environmental Quality
Committee with the League of California Cities. He announced that the Lompoc Children’s
Parade was a success, and noted he would not participate in the vote for check #262426.


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COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REQUESTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS:
(cont’d)

Council/Agency Member Siminski informed the public of the Christmas lights rebate that the
City offers each year. He announced the success of the recent Lompoc Pops Orchestra Concert.

Council/Agency Member Keller announced the Women in Chambers Chocoholic Festival on
February 17, 2007.

Mayor/Chair DeWees publicized the Toys for Tots campaign.


ORAL COMMUNICATIONS:

1.        Joyce Howerton expressed her gratitude to Janice Keller for her years of service as a
          Councilmember.

2.        John Spooner spoke on the America Super Highway Coalition.


CONSENT CALENDAR:

ACTION:          Motion/Second:    Holmdahl/Schuyler.            By a unanimous vote, the City
                 Council/Redevelopment Agency:

CITY/RDA         1.       Approved Minutes of the Lompoc City Council and Lompoc
                          Redevelopment Agency Regular Meeting of November 21, 2006.

CITY             2.       Approved expenditures for:

                          Payroll of 11/1/06 - $1,200,791.90
                          Voucher Register of 11/22/06 - $617,920.61
                          Voucher Register of 11/17/06 - $249,413.30
                          (Council/Agency Member Schuyler did not participate in the vote for
                          check # 262426, Sky to Storage, $!,800.00).

CITY             3.       Adopted Resolution No. 5376(06), which recites the facts and declares the
                          results of the Consolidated General Municipal Election held on November
                          7, 2006, as provided by the County Clerk-Recorder-Assessor and
                          Registrar of Voters Certification of Election Results of the Official
                          Canvass.

CITY             4.       Authorized the City Administrator to sign a contract with the Santa
                          Barbara International Film Festival to participate as a Supporting
                          Sponsor in the amount of $15,000, funded from economic development.

CITY             5.        Approved a request for extension of David R. Overman’s medical leave
                          of absence without pay for three months.




PUBLIC HEARING:

CITY                      Zone Change, 608 West Ocean Avenue (Good Samaritan).


                 The Council postponed the hearing of the Zone change.




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UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

CITY             6.       Actions and Authorizations Necessary to Issue 2007 Water and
                          Wastewater Revenue Bonds.

                 Financial Services Manager Rene Vise gave a PowerPoint presentation and
                 recommendations.

                 Public Comment: None

ACTION:          Motion/Second:    Siminski/Holmdahl.    By a unanimous vote, the City
                 Council/Redevelopment Agency received the Staff report, approved Resolution
                 No. 5375(06), which provides the City’s approvals of the financing by the
                 Lompoc Public Financing Authority, and authorized the execution of the legal
                 documents associated with the issuance and sale of the 2007 Water and
                 Wastewater Revenue Bonds, in an amount not to exceed $20 million.


RECESS:                                           At 7:35 P.M. Mayor/Chair DeWees announced a
                                                  Recess.

                                                  At 7:40 P.M. the Meeting reconvened.

Mayor/Chair DeWees called to order.

Mayor/Chair DeWees announced all Council/Agency Members present.

Council/Agency Members each acknowledged outgoing Council/Agency Member Janice Keller
for her years of service on the Council.

Council/Agency Member Janice Keller gave a farewell speech.


ELECTION PRESENTATION:

7.        Presentation of Certificates of Election, Administration of The Oaths of Allegiance,
          and Seating of Mayor DeWees and Councilmembers Ruhge and Siminski.

          City Clerk Donna N. Terrones presented Certificates of Election and Administered Oaths
          of Allegiance as follows:

                                                  Term Expires:
          Mayor Dick DeWees                       December 2008
          Councilmember Ann Ruhge                 December 2010
          Councilmember Mike Siminski             December 2010



RECESS:                                           At 7:55 P.M. Mayor/Chair DeWees announced a
                                                  Recess for refreshments to recognize new and
                                                  reelected officials. The meeting reconvened at 8:12
                                                  P.M. with all Council/Agency Members present.


Council/Agency Members Present: DeWayne Holmdahl, Ann Ruhge, Michael Siminski, Will
Schuyler, and Mayor DeWees.

Council/Agency Member Ann Ruhge acknowledged outgoing Council/Agency Member Janice
Keller for her years of service on the Council.




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APPOINTMENTS:

CITY          8.        New Community Center Architectural Review Ad Hoc Committee.
                        (two vacancies, limited terms).


ACTION:            Motion/Second:   Siminski/Holmdahl.   By a unanimous vote, the City
                   Council/Redevelopment Agency appointed Pat Brady and Kay Casey to the
                   New Community Center Architectural Review Ad Hoc Committee for two
                   limited terms:


Council/Agency Member Siminski encouraged the public to apply for vacancies on the Boards,
Committees, and Commission.



WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS: None


ORAL COMMUNICATIONS: None



COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REQUESTS, COMMENTS, AND MEETING
REPORTS:

Council/Agency Member Schuyler commented on the proposed Wal-Mart Superstore.

Council/Agency Member Siminski reported on meetings he had attended.

Council/Agency Member Holmdahl suggested Sue Slavens, Liaison for the Senior Committee,
be on the New Community Center Architectural Review Ad Hoc Committee.

Mayor/Chair DeWees stated he had no travel outside Santa Barbara County.


ADJOURNMENT:                                           At 8:20 P.M. The Mayor/Chair DeWees
                                                       adjourned to a Regular Council/Agency
                                                       Meeting at 7:00 P.M. on Tuesday December
                                                       19, 2006.



                                                       Dick DeWees, Mayor/Chair
                                                       City of Lompoc

ATTEST:



_________________________
Donna N. Terrones, City Clerk
Date: December 14, 2006




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