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Mar 11, 2008: City Council/Agency for Community Development

 

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City Council/Agency for Community Development
AGENDA

Regular Meeting

GARDEN GROVE AGENCY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Community Meeting Center
11300 Stanford Avenue 

March 11, 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.

CITY COUNCIL 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 LEGAL COUNSEL - EXISTING LITIGATION (Subdivision (a) of Section 54956.9) Mines v. City of Garden Grove Orange County Superior Court Case No. 07CC04594

 

2.

AGENCY CLOSED SESSION:

 

2.a.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 Property: Real property located at 12061 Garden Grove Blvd., Garden Grove, CA, Assessor’s Parcel No.: 231-392-25 Agency’s Negotiator(s):  Matthew Fertal, Agency Director, Chet Yoshizaki, Economic Development Director, Jim DellaLonga, Project Manager Negotiating Parties:  Garden Grove Agency for Community Development (as potential buyer), Heid Partners, Joan Heid (as owner, potential seller), Sweet Homes Development, LLC, Brian Lam (as potential buyer) Purpose: The purpose of the closed session is to obtain direction from the Agency for the Agency Negotiator(s) regarding the price and terms for potential acquisition and disposition of the Property pursuant to Government Code Section 7267, et seq.

 
OPEN SESSION:  6:30 P.M.
 
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 Boys & Girls Clubs of Garden Grove Youth of the Year Recipients.
 

3.b.

Garden Grove/Santa Ana GO LOCAL Partnership Presentation.
 

4.

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

 

5.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS:  None.

 
RECESS CITY COUNCIL
 
CONDUCT AGENCY BUSINESS
 

4.

CONSENT ITEMS:

 

4.a.

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the Agency held February 26, 2008.
 

5.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.

 

6.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

 

6.a.

Negotiating Agreement with JPI California Development Services, L.P., for the development of the 13.9 acres of real property within the area known as the "Brookhurst Triangle."
 
 

7.

MATTERS FROM AGENCY MEMBERS AND DIRECTOR:

 

8.

AGENCY ADJOURNMENT:

 
RECONVENE CITY COUNCIL
 

6.

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

 

6.a.

Proclamation declaring March 7, 2008, as Arbor Day.

 
 

6.b.

Resolution acknowledging City of Mission Viejo’s 20th Anniversary.

 
 

6.c.

Award of bid for two vehicles for the Public Works Department.  (Cost: $47,027.76)

 
 

6.d.

Purchase Order for emergency equipment and modifications to four Police Department vehicles.  (Cost:  $49,811.84)

 
 

6.e.

Resolution revising the Salary Plan for Part-Time Classifications to conform with the January 1, 2008 increase in the state minimum wage.

 
 

6.f.

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held February 12, and February 26, 2008.

 

6.g.

Warrants.

 

6.h.

Waiver of full reading of Ordinances listed.

 

7.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

7.a.

Development Agreement and Negative Declaration in connection with Site Plan No. SP-435-07, initiated by Landmark Hospitality, LLC, to expand the existing Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference/Banquet Facilities at 11767 Harbor Boulevard and 12261 Chapman Avenue.
 

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 ADOPTING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN LANDMARK HOSPITALITY, LLC (DEVELOPER) AND THE CITY OF GARDEN GROVE

 
 

8.

COMMISSION/COMMITTEE MATTERS:

 

8.a.

Letter of resignation from Administrative Board of Appeals Commissioner Joseph Dovinh.
 

9.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:  None.

 

10.

ORDINANCES PRESENTED FOR SECOND READING:

 

10.a.

ORDINANCE NO. 2721 for second reading and adoption, by title only, waiving full reading, 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
 

10.b.

ORDINANCE NO. 2722 for second reading and adoption, by title only, waiving full reading, 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
 

11.

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

 

11.a.

Appointment of alternate to the Orange County Sanitation District Board.
 

11.b.

Appointment of Commissioners to the Garden Grove Housing Authority.
 

12.

ADJOURNMENT: