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Sep 11, 2007: City Council/Agency for Community Development Meeting

 

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City Council/Agency for Community Development Meeting
AGENDA

Regular Meeting

GARDEN GROVE AGENCY FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Community Meeting Center
11300 Stanford Avenue 

September 11, 2007

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.

CITY COUNCIL AGENCY 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 Denise Millar v. City of Garden Grove, Orange County Superior Court Case No. 06CC12453

 

2.b.

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.

CITY COUNCIL/AGENCY CLOSED SESSION:

 

2.c.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 Properties: The parcels are commonly referred to as the "35-Acre Site" and is comprised of the following parcels listed by Assessor Parcel Number (APN) and current owners. APN  231-42-106, 231-42-105, 231-42-104, 231-42-107, 231-42-108, 231-42-110, 231-41-102, 231-41-103, 231-41-104, 231-41-105, 231-41-106, 231-41-113, 231-41-112, 231-41-107, 231-41-109,  231-41-110 and 231-41-111 owned by Lakeview Village Corp; APN 231-41-108 owned by Beth M. Cecich Hansen;APN 231-41-108 owned by Beth M. Cecich Hansen APN 231-42-101 owned by Universal Care, Inc. APN 231-41-111 owned by Myoungsu Jeoung & Suzie S Kim APN 231-43-101 owned by Buaro Improvement APN 231-44-140 owned by Leon Elster Inc. APN 231-44-139 owned by Cheyenne Gold APN 231-44-138 owned by Survivors For & Silvio Florentin APN 231-44-137 owned by Chen Lin Wong APN 231-44-135 owned by Chih-Min Chung & Mei-Lin Chen APN 231-44-136 owned by Nikolau Trust APN 231-43-102 and 231-43-103 are Agency Owned City’s Negotiators: Matthew Fertal, City Manager Chet Yoshizaki, Economic Development, Director Greg Blodgett, Economic Development, Sr. Project Manager Greg Brown, Economic Development, Sr. Project Manager Jim DellaLonga, Economic Development, Project Manager Aaron Schulze, Economic Development, Specialist Tom Nixon, City Attorney Tom Clark, Agency Counsel Celeste Stahl Brady, Agency Counsel James Regan, Horwath Hospitality & Leisure Florida Booth, Horwath Hospitality & Leisure Negotiating Parties: The City of Garden Grove, The Garden Grove Agency for Community Development, Chad McWhinney for the McWhinney Proposal, Jonathan Stein Santa Monica Development Corporation for the Gabrielino-Tongva Tribe Proposal, John Cora for VisionMaker Worldwide Proposal, Trish Corey for Lakeview Village Corp, Chuck Fry for Buaro Improvement, Beth M. Cecich Hansen, Universal Care Inc., Myoungsu Jeoung & Suzie S Kim, Leon Elster Inc., Cheyenne Gold, Survivors For & Silvio Florentin, Chen Lin Wong, Chih-Min Chung & Mei-Lin Chen, Nikolau Trust, and Park 8 Place LP, Anthony Thien Doan. Agency’s Negotiators: Matthew Fertal, Agency Director  Chet Yoshizaki, Economic Development Director Greg Blodgett, Economic Development, Sr. Project Manager Greg Brown, Economic Development, Sr. Project Manager Jim Della Longa, Economic Development, Project Manager Aaron Schulze, Economic Development Specialist Douglas Evertz, Agency Counsel Tom Clark, Agency Counsel Celeste Stahl Brady, Agency Counsel James Regan, Horwath Hospitality & Leisure Florida Booth, Horwath Hospitality & Leisure Negotiating Parties:  Garden Grove Agency for Community Development, Chad McWhinney for the McWhinney Proposal, John Cora for VisionMaker Worldwide Proposal, Trish Corey for Lakeview Village Corp, Chuck Fry for Buaro Improvement, Beth M. Cecich Hansen, Universal Care Inc., Myoungsu Jeoung & Suzie S Kim, Leon Elster Inc., Cheyenne Gold, Survivors For & Silvio Florentin, Chen Lin Wong, Chih- Min Chung & Mei-Lin Chen, Nikolau Trust, and Park 8 Place LP, Anthony Thien Doan. Under Negotiation:  Price and terms of payment related to the potential Agency acquisition and disposition of the properties.

 
6:30 P.M. - OPEN SESSION
 
INVOCATION: Les Jones, Assistant City Manager.
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
 

3.

PRESENTATIONS:

 

3.a.

Presentation by the Orange County Water District regarding the Irvine Ranch Water District Annexation.

 
MOMENT OF SILENCE IN REMEMBRANCE OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001, TRAGIC EVENTS
 

4.

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

 

5.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS:  None.

 
RECESS City Council at 10:03
 
CONDUCT AGENCY BUSINESS
 

4.

CONSENT ITEMS:  None.

 

5.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.

 

6.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

 

6.a.

Presentation of developers' proposals for the 35-acre site. (This item will also be heard by the City Council and is listed as Agenda Item No. 9.b.)
 

9.b.

Presentation of developers' proposals for the 35-acre site. (This item will also be heard by the Agency for Community Development, and the backup material can be found as Agency Item No. 6.a.)
 

7.

MATTERS FROM AGENCY MEMBERS AND DIRECTOR:

 

8.

AGENCY ADJOURNMENT: 10:03

 
CITY COUNCIL RECONVENE
 

6.

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

 

6.a.

Proclamation declaring October 2007 as Dyslexia Awareness Month.

 

6.b.

Final Tract Map No. 16651, for property located at 8112 Larson Avenue.

 

6.c.

Cooperative Agreement with the City of Westminster for the construction of stamped concrete crosswalks at the intersections of Westminster/Newland, Westminster/Magnolia, and Westminster/Bushard.

 

6.d.

Agreement with the Municipal Water District of Orange County for the City’s participation in the Weather Based Irrigation Timer Rebate Program.  (Cost:  Not to exceed $10,036 over a two-year period)

 

6.e.

Purchase Order to Wondries Fleet Group for two Police vehicles for Watch Commanders.  (Cost:  $48,916.60)

 

6.f.

Purchase Order to Moss Bros. Dodge Riverside for four Police vehicles for Community Enforcement Team.  (Cost:  $96,186.76))

 

6.g.

Adoption of Resolution initiating the Fall 2007 Weed Abatement Program.

 

6.h.

Warrants.

 

6.i.

Waiver of full reading of Ordinances listed.

 

7.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  (Motion to approve will include adoption of each Resolution unless otherwise indicated.)

 

7.a.

Appeal of Planning Commission’s Approval of Conditional Use Permit No. CUP-205-07. The applicant is requesting approval to expand the operations of an existing trade school to include the entire freestanding building located on the north side of Westminster Avenue, east of Brookhurst Street, at 10121 Westminster Avenue. (Continued from meeting of August 14, 2007)
 

7.b.

2007 Drinking Water Public Health Goal Report.
 

8.

COMMISSION/COMMITTEE MATTERS:  None.

 

9.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

 

9.a.

Purchase Order to Wondries Fleet Group for 12 Police patrol cars. (Cost: $292,633.32)
 

10.

ORDINANCES PRESENTED FOR SECOND READING:

 

10.a.

ORDINANCE NO. 2716 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-117-07, CHANGING THE ZONING DESIGNATION FROM R-3 (MULTIPLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL) TO PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT NO. PUD-117-07
 

11.

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

 

11.a.

Discussion concerning a possible casino development in Garden Grove, as requested by Council Member Broadwater.
 

12.

ADJOURNMENT: 11:23 p.m.

 
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO MAYOR DALTON AND HIS WIFE SANDY
 
The next Regular Meeting of the City Council will be held on Tuesday, September 25, 2007, at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber of the Community Meeting Center, 11300 Stanford Avenue.