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City Council Agenda: Westfield

CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REGULAR MEETING

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2009

AGENDA 6:00 p.m.

Location:  City Council Chamber Conference Room, 240 W. Huntington Drive

CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL OF CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEMBERS:

John Wuo, Mayor/Agency Chair Peter Amundson, Mayor Pro Tem/Agency Vice Chair Roger Chandler, Council/Agency Member Robert Harbicht, Council/Agency Member Gary Kovacic, Council/Agency Member

PUBLIC COMMENTS – STUDY SESSION/CLOSED SESSION (5 minute time limit)

Any person wishing to address the City Council/Redevelopment Agency on any Study Session or Closed Session item is asked to complete a “Public Comments” card available in the Council Chamber Lobby. The completed card should be submitted to the City Clerk/Agency Secretary prior to the start of the Study Session/Closed Session meeting.

In order to conduct a timely meeting, there will be a five (5) minute time limit per person.  All comments are to be directed to the City Council/Redevelopment Agency and ask that proper decorum be practiced during the meeting.  State law prohibits the City Council/Redevelopment Agency from discussing topics or issues unless they appear on the posted Agenda.

STUDY SESSION (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC)

a. Provide update regarding the Iconic Freeway Structure Artwork Program.

b. Report, discussion and direction regarding the striping concept for Santa Anita  north of Foothill Boulevard.

 c. Report, discussion and direction regarding the City’s participation of the State’s    Proposition 1A Securitization Bond Program.

CLOSED SESSION

a. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)(1) to confer with legal counsel regarding potential litigation – one (1) case.

b. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956(a) to confer with legal counsel regarding the case of Santa Anita Associates, LLC v. City of Arcadia; City Council of the City of Arcadia; real parties in interest: Westfield, LLC; Westfield Corporation, Inc.; Santa Anita Shoppingtown LP; Santa Anita Fashion Park LP. (Los Angeles Superior Court Central District Case No. BS122267) 7:00 p.m., City Council Chamber RECONVENE CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING TO OPEN SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION

 Reverend Julie Bryant, Arcadia Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Pat Malloy, Assistant City Manager/Public Works Director

ROLL CALL OF CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEMBERS:

Amundson, Chandler, Harbicht, Kovacic and Wuo

REPORT FROM CITY ATTORNEY/AGENCY COUNSEL ON STUDY SESSION/CLOSED SESSION ITEMS

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION FROM CITY MANAGER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REGARDING AGENDA ITEMS

MOTION TO READ ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS BY TITLE ONLY AND WAIVE THE READING IN FULL

PRESENTATIONS

a. State of the State address by Assembly Member Anthony Portantino.

b. Presentation of Proclamation in honor of National Friends of Libraries Week.

PUBLIC COMMENTS (5 minutes per person)

Any person wishing to address the City Council/Redevelopment Agency during the Public Comments period is asked to complete a “Public Comments” card available in the Council Chamber Lobby. The completed card should be submitted to the City Clerk/Agency Secretary prior to the start of the 7:00 p.m. Open Session meeting. 

In order to conduct a timely meeting, there will be a five (5) minute time limit per person.  All comments are to be directed to the City Council/Redevelopment Agency and we ask that proper decorum be practiced during the meeting.  State law prohibits the City Council/Redevelopment Agency from discussing topics or issues unless they appear on the posted Agenda. 

REPORTS FROM MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL AND CITY CLERK

1. CONSENT CALENDAR

All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine and can be acted on by one roll call vote.  There will be no separate discussion of these items unless members of the City Council/Redevelopment Agency request that specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action.  REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ITEMS:

a. Approve the Meeting Minutes of October 6, 2009. Recommended Action: Approve

CITY COUNCIL ITEMS:

b. Approve the Meeting Minutes of October 6, 2009. Recommended Action: Approve

c. Accept all work performed by MNR Construction, Inc. for the 2008-09 Water Main Replacement Project as complete and authorize the final payment to be made in accordance with the contract documents. Recommended Action: Approve

d. Approve a Grant of Easement to Southern California Edison at the Longley Well Facility – 2401 El Monte Avenue. Recommended Action: Approve

e. Approve classification specifications for Recreation Supervisor, Senior Citizens Supervisor, Youth Services Supervisor, Locker Room Attendant (part-time), Camp Manager (part-time), Activity Leader I & II (part-time), Storekeeper/Buyer, Police Officer/Police Office (lateral), Dispatcher I & II, Police Cadet (part-time) and classification specifications and compensation level for Fire Prevention Aide.  Recommended Action:  Approve

f. Award a one (1) year purchase order contract extension to Delta Distributing Inc. for the purchase of janitorial supplies for various city facilities in the amount of $100,000. Recommended Action: Approve

2.  CITY MANAGER/EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

a. Approve an appropriation in the amount of $100,000 from Redevelopment  Agency funds for the payment of administrative related costs regarding the Fire  Station #105 Project.  (Continued from the meeting of September 15, 2009) Recommended Action: Approve

b. Adopt Resolutions relating to the formation of the Kaitlyn Place Landscaping and Lighting District.

Resolution No. 6697 initiating proceedings for the formation of the Kaitlyn Place Landscaping and Lighting District; and the levy and collection of annual assessments related thereto commencing with Fiscal Year 2010/2011. Recommended Action: Adopt

Resolution No. 6698 declaring its intention to form the Kaitlyn Place Lighting and Landscaping District; and its intention to conduct a property owner protest ballot proceeding on the matter of the new assessments related thereto commencing with Fiscal Year 2010/2011. Recommended Action: Adopt

ADJOURNMENT

The City Council/Redevelopment Agency will adjourn this meeting in memory of John Poretta and Raymond Casey to Tuesday, November 3, 2009, 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chamber Conference Room located at 240 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with a disability who require a disability related modification or accommodation in order to participate in a meeting, including auxiliary aids or services, may request such modification or accommodation from the City Clerk at (626) 574-5455.  Notification 48 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to assure accessibility to the meeting.

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