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Council mtg: marijuana, more

CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY REGULAR MEETING TUESDAY, AUGUST 18, 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 Gary Kovacic, Council/Agency Member Robert Harbicht, Council/Agency Member

PUBLIC COMMENTS – STUDY SESSION/CLOSED SESSION (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 form should be submitted to the City Clerk/Agency Secretary prior to the start of the Closed Session/Study Session. 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.

CLOSED SESSION

a. Pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9 a conference with real property negotiators:

Property: 400 Rolyn Place Agency Negotiators: Agency Executive Director, Development Services Director and the Economic Development Manager Negotiating Parties: Arcadia Redevelopment Agency and John H. Hibbert, Jr. and Carol H. Hibbert, Living Trust. Under Negotiation: Price and Terms of Payment

STUDY SESSION

a. Report, discussion and direction regarding proposed Museum Education Center.

7:00 p.m., City Council Chamber

RECONVENE CITY COUNCIL/REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING TO OPEN SESSION

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION

Reverend Terry Keenan, The Santa Anita Church

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Sara Somogyi, Recreation and Community Services 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. Presentation to outgoing Recreation and Parks Commission Member Michael Cook.

b. Presentation of Certificate to Arcadia Girls Softball Team.

1. PUBLIC HEARING

All interested persons are invited to appear at the Public Hearing and to provide evidence or testimony concerning the proposed items of consideration. You are hereby advised that should you desire to legally challenge any action taken by the City Council with respect to any Public Hearing item on this agenda, you may be limited to raising only those issues and objections which you or someone else raised at or prior to the time of the Public Hearing.

CITY COUNCIL ITEMS:

a. Consideration of approval of Text Amendment No. TA 09-03 regarding medical marijuana dispensaries and acceptance of the CEQA exemption determination by the following actions:

Adopt Urgency Ordinance No. 2261 amending certain sections of Article VI (Businesses, Professions, Trades and Occupations) and Article IX (Division and Use of Land) of the Arcadia Municipal Code to prohibit the establishment and operation of medical marijuana dispensaries and other businesses and uses prohibited by Local, State or Federal Law. Recommended Action: Adopt

Introduce Ordinance No. 2262 amending certain Sections of Article VI (Businesses, Professions, Trades and Occupations) and Article IX (Division and Use of Land) of the Arcadia Municipal Code to prohibit the establishment and operation of medical marijuana dispensaries and other businesses and uses prohibited by Local, State or Federal Law. Recommended Action: Introduce

b. Adopt Resolution No. 6691 establishing and/or adjusting various fees for City services. Recommended Action: Adopt

c. Adopt Resolution No. 6692 finding the City of Arcadia to be in conformance with the Congestion Management Program (CMP) and adopting the CMP Local Development Report (LDR). Recommended Action: Adopt

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 form should be submitted to the City Clerk/Agency Secretary prior to the start of the 7:00 p.m. Open Session.

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

2. 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 specific items be removed from the Consent Calendar for separate action.

CITY COUNCIL ITEMS:

a. Adopt Resolution No. 6689 determining the amount of revenue to be raised from property taxes for fiscal year 2009-2010 to pay for the debt services on the City’s General Obligation Bonds and for the authorized maintenance and operation costs of the Lighting Districts. Recommended Action: Adopt

b. Adopt Ordinance No. 2260 amending Article VI, Chapter 4, Division 8 of the Arcadia Municipal Code concerning the Licensing of Massage Therapist Businesses. Recommended Action: Adopt

c. Accept a gift in the amount of $24,895 from the Arcadia Public Library Foundation for programs, services and materials at the Library. Recommended Action: Approve

d. Approve Final Map No. 67893 for a six-unit residential condominium project at 152 and 156 El Dorado Street. Recommended Action: Approve

e. Reject the low bid submitted by Environmental Construction, Inc. and authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with Pacific Hydrotech Corporation for the construction of Longley Well No. 3 and Camino Real Well No. 3 and Wellheads in the amount of $2,881.539. Recommended Action: Approve

f. Authorize the City Manager to execute a contract with the Arcadia Unified School District for transportation for recreation activities from July 1, 2009 through June 30, 2010. Recommended Action: Approve

g. Authorize an extension of the current Agreements with AdminSure, Inc. for Third Party Administrator Services relating to Workers Compensation and Liability Claims Administration in the amount of $96,780. Recommended Action: Approve

h. Authorize the City Manager to execute an amendment to the existing contract with Hogle-Ireland, Inc. for the General Plan Update Project by reducing the total project compensation for the project by $70,252. Recommended Action: Approve

i. Authorize the City Manager to execute an amendment to existing agreement with Knights Communications for the Fiscal Year 2009-2010 to amend the annual contracted price to $370,667. Recommended Action: Approve

j. Award a one (1) year purchase order contract extension with West-Lite Supply Company, Inc. for the purchase of electrical lighting and accessories in the amount of $125,000. Recommended Action: Approve

k. Authorize the City Manager to execute a one (1) year contract with 10-8 Retrofit Inc. for the installation of emergency related equipment and accessories for City vehicles in the amount of $35,000. Recommended Action: Approve

l. Authorize the City Manager to execute a one (1) year contract extension with General Pump Company, Inc. to provide preventative maintenance services and repair of City wells and pumps in the amount of $285,000. Recommended Action: Approve

m. Authorize an additional budget appropriation in the amount of $42,000 from the Transit Fund to the bus purchase budget for additional incidental costs related to bus purchases and award a purchase order for bus painting purposes. Recommended Action: Approve

n. Approve an appropriation of $21,289 from the Capital Outlay Fund for the City’s cost share of the renovation of the Arcadia High School pool. Recommended Action: Approve

o. Accept donations from the community in support of the Summer Reading Program at the Library. Recommended Action: Approve

3. CITY MANAGER

a. Approve a request from the Arcadia Historical Society Major Gift Committee to solicit monetary contributions through City water bills. Recommended Action: Approve

b. Appoint Council Member Gary Kovacic as the City’s Voting Delegate for the 2009 League of California Cities Annual Conference. Recommended Action: Approve

c. Report, discussion and direction regarding 2009 Breeders’ Cup Cost Projections as to whether to charge the Oak Tree Racing Association for non-traffic related public safety services for the 2009 Breeders’ Cup event. Recommended Action: Provide direction

ADJOURNMENT

The City Council/Redevelopment Agency will adjourn this meeting in memory of David E. Parry, Kel Mason, Simon Issa Sirani and Marie McNulty to Tuesday, September 1, 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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