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Feb 26, 2008: City Council/Agency/Sanitary District/Housing Meeting

 

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City Council/Agency/Sanitary District/Housing Meeting
AGENDA

Regular Meeting

GARDEN GROVE AGENCY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Community Meeting Center
11300 Stanford Avenue 

February 26, 2008

COUNCIL CHAMBER
 
ROLL CALL: MEMBER DALTON, MEMBER DO, MEMBER JONES, VICE CHAIR NGUYEN, CHAIR BROADWATER
 

Members of the public desiring to speak on any item of public interest, including any item on the agenda except public hearings, must do so during Oral Communications at the beginning of the meeting.  Each speaker shall fill out a card stating name and address, to be presented to the Secretary, and shall be limited to five (5) minutes.  Members of the public wishing to address public hearing items shall do so at the time of the public hearing.
Any person requiring auxiliary aids and services due to a disability should contact the City Clerk’s office to arrange for special accommodations.  (City Council Manual of Procedures, Section D).
All revised or additional documents and writings related to any items on the agenda, which are distributed to all or a majority of the Members within 72 hours of a meeting, shall be available for public inspection (1) at the City Clerk’s Office during normal business hours; and (2) at the City Council Chamber at the time of the meeting.
Agenda item descriptions are intended to give a brief, general description of the item to advise the public of the item’s general nature.  The Agency may take legislative action it deems appropriate with respect to the item and is not limited to the recommended action indicated in staff reports or the agenda.


1.

PUBLIC INPUT:  (Anyone wishing to address only Closed Session items may do so at this time.)

 

2.

CLOSED SESSION:

 

2.a.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Subdivision (a) of Section 54956.9) Vietnamese Buddhism Study Temple in America, et al. v. City of Garden Grove, et al.  United States District Court Case No. SACV06-728 CJC.

 

2.b.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 Properties: 3001 and 3017 W. 5th Street, Santa Ana, CA  92703 Assessor Parcel Nos. 198-291-03; 198-291-04; 198-291-05; 198-291-06; 198 291-08 City's Negotiators: Matthew Fertal, City Manager Chet Yoshizaki, Economic Development Director Greg Blodgett, Economic Development, Sr. Project Manager Tom Nixon, City Attorney Tom Clark, Agency Attorney Negotiating Parties:  Ron Granados, Granados LLC Under Negotiation: Price and terms related to the potential City sale of certain rights and/or real property interests in the subject Properties.  The purpose of the closed session is to seek direction from the City Council about negotiations to sell rights and/or interests in the Properties and the parameters for price and terms related to such real property negotiations.

 

2.c.

CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – ANTICIPATED LITIGATION Potential of Initiation of Litigation pursuant to Government Code 54956.9(c)(1 potential case)

 
OPEN SESSION -- 6:30 p.m.
 
CONDUCT HOUSING AUTHORITY BUSINESS
 

1.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC:

 

2.

CONSENT ITEMS:  (It is recommended that Items 2.a. and 2.b. be acted on simultaneously unless separate discussion and/or action is requested by a Commissioner.)

 

2.a.

Status Reports on the Section 8 Rental Assistance program for January 2008.

 
 

2.b.

Minutes of the Regular Meetings of the Housing Authority held January 22, 2008.

 

3.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.

 

4.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:  None.

 

5.

MATTERS FROM COMMISSIONERS AND DIRECTOR:

 

6.

HOUSING AUTHORITY ADJOURNMENT:

 
CONDUCT CITY COUNCIL BUSINESS
 
INVOCATION:  Les Jones, Assistant City Manager.
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
 

3.

PRESENTATIONS:

 

3.a.

Community Spotlight: Recognition of Mallory Vega, 2008 Cypress College Americana Citizen of the Year.
 

4.

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS - PUBLIC: (To be held simultaneously with Agency and Sanitary District Oral Communications.)

 

5.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS:  None.

 
RECESS CITY COUNCIL
 
CONDUCT AGENCY BUSINESS
 

2.

CONSENT ITEMS:

 

2.a.

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Agency held February 12, 2008.
 

3.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.

 

4.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:  None.

 

5.

MATTERS FROM AGENCY MEMBERS AND DIRECTOR:

 

6.

AGENCY ADJOURNMENT

 
CONDUCT SANITARY DISTRICT BUSINESS
 

2.

CONSENT ITEMS:  (It is recommended that Items 2.a. and 2.b. be acted on simultaneously unless separate discussion and/or action is requested by a Board Member.)

 

2.a.

Contract increase for construction management services with GRW & Son, Inc.  (Cost:  $237,193)

 
 

2.b.

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Sanitary District Board held January 22, 2008.

 

3.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.

 

4.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:  None.

 

5.

MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS AND GENERAL MANAGER:

 

6.

SANITARY DISTRICT ADJOURNMENT:

 
RECONVENE CITY COUNCIL
 

6.

CONSENT ITEMS: (It is recommended that Items 6.a. through 6.j. be acted on simultaneously unless separate discussion and/or action is requested by a Council Member.)

 

6.a.

Resolution for Initiation of Spring 2008 Weed Abatement Program.

 
 

6.b.

Resolution authorizing the submittal of transportation improvement projects to the Orange County Transportation Authority for funding under the Combined Transportation Funding Program.

 
 

6.c.

Agreement with Bruce Hall Land Surveyor, Inc., to provide land surveying and related services on an as-needed basis.  (Cost:  not to exceed $175,000)

 
 

6.d.

Agreement with Federal Advocates, Inc., for federal lobbying services for the Harbor Boulevard/International West project.  (Cost:  $60,000 for one year)

 
 

6.e.

Attendance at the Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit Executive Board Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, April 4-6, 2008; and the Law Enforcement Intelligence Unit Training Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, April 7-11, 2008.

 
 

6.f.

Increase amount of Open Purchase Order with C. Wells Pipeline Materials, Inc., for plumbing parts, pipes, and appurtenances.  (Cost:  $75,001)

 
 

6.g.

City’s Investment Policy; and reappointment of City Treasurer and Deputy City Treasurer/Finance Director as persons responsible for the City’s investments.

 
 

6.h.

Resolution amending the Garden Grove Police Association’s 2006-2009 Memorandum of Understanding to provide for an incentive program for lateral Police Officers.

 
 

6.i.

Warrants.

 

6.j.

Waiver of full reading of Ordinances listed.

 

7.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

7.a.

Planned Unit Development No. PUD-120-07, Development Agreement, and adoption of a Negative Declaration.  The Applicant, Ron Pierce, is requesting to rezone a 45,745 square foot lot, on the southwest corner of Nelson Street and Stanford Avenue, at 12781 Nelson Street from PUD-103-78 to construct a new 5,400 square foot auto body shop building.

 

7.a.1.

ORDINANCE NO.    , for introduction and first reading, by title  only, entitled AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARDEN GROVE ADOPTING A NEGATIVE DECLARATION AND APPROVING PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT NO. PUD-120-07, CHANGING THE ZONING DESIGNATION FROM PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT NO. PUD-103-78 TO PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT NO. PUD-120-07

 

7.a.2.

ORDINANCE NO.      , for introduction and first reading, by title  only, entitled AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARDEN GROVE ADOPTING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN RONALD PIERCE (PROPERTY OWNER), AND THE CITY OF GARDEN GROVE

 
 

8.

COMMISSION/COMMITTEE MATTERS:

 

8.a.

Letter of resignation from Housing Authority Commissioner Charles Binh Ta.
 

9.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

 

9.a.

Resolution of Intention amending CalPERS contract allowing employees to purchase CalPERS service credit for public service in the US armed forces, and approve first reading of the Ordinance to effectuate the amendment.
 

9.a.1.

ORDINANCE NO.      , for introduction and first reading, by title only, entitled AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARDEN GROVE ADOPTING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARDEN GROVE AND THE BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION OF THE CALIFORNIA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM TO PROVIDE MILITARY SERVICE CREDIT AS PUBLIC SERVICE

 
 

9.b.

Initiation of proceedings for Street Vacation No. SV-117-08, the easterly portion of the Brookhurst Way right-of-way, located north of Stanford Avenue and terminating at a point south of where Brookhurst Way and Brookhurst Street converge; and setting the public hearing for March 25, 2008.
 
 

9.c.

Mid-Year Budget Review.
 

10.

ORDINANCES PRESENTED FOR SECOND READING:  None.

 

11.

MATTERS FROM THE MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS AND CITY MANAGER:

 

12.

CITY COUNCIL ADJOURNMENT: