CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS ◊ 11465 WEST CIVIC CENTER DRIVE ◊ AVONDALE, AZ 85323
REGULAR MEETING OF
AGENDA December 20, 2004
CALL TO ORDER BY MAYOR DRAKE
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
1) ROLL CALL BY THE CITY CLERK
STATEMENT OF PARTICIPATION BY THE CITY CLERK
2) CITY MANAGER’S REPORT
3) RECOGNITION ITEMS (MAYOR PRESENTATIONS)
4) UNSCHEDULED PUBLIC APPEARANCE
(Limit three minutes per person. Please state your name and address.)
5) CONSENT AGENDA
Items on the consent agenda are of a routine nature or have been previously studied by the
City Council at a work session. They are intended to be acted upon in one motion. Council
members may pull items from consent if they would like them considered separately.
Approved a. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
December 6, 2004 Work Session
December 6, 2004 Regular Meeting
b. PURCHASE AGREEMENT – COURTESY CHEVROLET
Approved City Staff is requesting Council approval of a purchase agreement with Courtesy Chevrolet for the
purchase of three, ½ ton pickups for a total of $47,981.28. The Council will take appropriate
c. SOFTWARE LICENSE AND USE AGREEMENT – EDEN SYSTEMS
City Staff is requesting Council approval of a software license and use agreement with Eden
Systems, Incorporated for financial accounting software (utility billing and cash receipts modules)
in an amount not to exceed $150,000.00. The Council will take appropriate action.
Approved d. AREA AGENCY ON AGING CONTRACT AMENDMENT
City Staff is requesting Council approve an amendment to the FY 2004-2005 Area Agency on
Aging contract in the amount of $1,000.00 to provide a Caregiver Forum. The Council will take
e. LIQUOR LICENSE – JOHNNY CARINO’S COUNTRY ITALIAN
Approved The Council will consider a request from Ms. Lauren Merrett for a Series 16 (State Series 12)
Restaurant license to sell all spirituous liquors at Johnny Carino’s Country Italian, 1733 North
Dysart Road. The Council will take appropriate action.
Approved f. LIQUOR LICENSE – MANNY’S MEXICAN FOOD
The Council will consider a request from Mr. Manny Lafarga for a Series 16 (State Series 12)
Restaurant license to sell all spirituous liquors at Manny’s Mexican Food, 12345 West Indian
School Road. The Council will take appropriate action.
Approved g. ANNEXATION AUTHORIZATION – RDB MANAGEMENT
City Staff is requesting Council authorization to begin the annexation process for 4.5 acres of land
generally located at the southwest corner of El Mirage and I-10. The Council will take
h. RESOLUTION – LOCAL TRANSPORTATION ASSISTANCE FUNDS – LTAF II
The Council will consider a resolution authorizing the City to submit an application to receive the
second distribution of local transportation assistance funds (LTAF II) in the amount of
$129,308.05. The Council will take appropriate action.
i. SITE PLAN APPROVAL – MAZDA DEALERSHIP DR04-39
The Council will consider a request from John Mahoney, for approval of a site plan for the Mazda
Dealership, 4.91 acres located at the southeast corner of I-10 and 107th Avenue. The Council will
take appropriate action.
j. RESOLUTION – INTERGOVERNMENTAL AGREEMENT – CITIES OF
SCOTTSDALE, EL MIRAGE, GOODYEAR, GLENDALE, PEORIA AND SURPRISE
The Council will consider a resolution authorizing an intergovernmental agreement with the cities
of Scottsdale, El Mirage, Goodyear, Glendale, Peoria and Surprise to provide court case
processing software effective January 1, 2005 at an annual cost of $7,847.00. The Council will
take appropriate action.
6) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ENTITLEMENT COMMUNITY
City Staff will provide Council with an overview of the process for becoming a CDBG
Entitlement Community and seek direction on initiating the process of converting the City of
Avondale to an Entitlement Community. For information, discussion and direction.
7) DISCUSSION ITEMS
Council will discuss items listed below and possibly give direction to city staff to research and
prepare item for future meeting.
a. NLC Conference update – Council Member Marie Lopez-Rogers
LINDA M. FARRIS, CMC
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