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Oct 09, 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 

October 9, 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.


AGENCY CLOSED SESSION - 5:30 P.M.
 

1.

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

 

2.

AGENCY CLOSED SESSION:
RECOMMENDATION: No reportable action.

 

2.a.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 Properties:  Parcels commonly referred to as the "Brookhurst Triangle" comprised of the following parcels listed by Assessor Parcel Number (APN), address, if available, and current owners. * APN 089-071-05, 089-071-06, 089-071-07, 089-071-13 and 089-071-14.  Owner: Dai and Debbie Lee  * APN 089-661-03, 089-661-04, 089-661-05, 089-071-11 and 089-071-24.  Owner: Garden Grove Agency for Community Development.  * APN 089-071-25, 089-071-08 and 089-071-12.  Owner:  J.O. Trust Agency’s Negotiators: Matthew Fertal, Agency Director Chet Yoshizaki, Economic Development Director Kingsley Okereke, Finance Director Greg Blodgett, Economic Development Sr. Project Manager Jim DellaLonga, Economic Development Project Manager Tom Clark, Agency Counsel Celeste Stahl Brady, Agency Counsel Negotiating Parties: Ronnie Lam for Kam Sang Company, Inc., Ricardo Graf for Trumark Companies of Southern California, Brian Bauer for South Coast Communities, LLC and Watt Communities, Rose Cooper for JPI California Development Services, L.P., Anthony Doan for Park 8 Place, LP, Scott Newcomb for The Olson Company, Douglas Stowell for Integral Communities, and Steve Sheldon for The Sheldon Group. Under Negotiation:  Price and terms related to the potential Agency disposition of certain rights and/or real property interests in the subject Properties.  The purpose of the closed session is to seek direction from the Agency about negotiations to dispose of rights and/or interests in the Properties and the parameters for price and terms related to such real property negotiations.

 

2.b.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 Properties: * APN 089-071-25, 089-071-08, 089-071-12. Owner: J.O. Trust Agency's Negotiators: Matthew Fertal, Agency Director Chet Yoshizaki, Economic Development Director Kingsley Okereke, Finance Director Greg Blodgett, Sr. Project Manager Jim DellaLonga, Project Manager Tom Clark, Agency Counsel Celeste Stahl Brady, Agency Counsel Negotiating Parties: JO ANN TRAASDAHL, formerly known as Jo Ann Ayala, as trustee of the J. O. Trust dated August 2001, and JOHN C. NELSON, as trustee under the will of Mildred Ruth Smith, deceased, of the separate trust for the benefit of Carri Lyn Conaty, formerly known as Carri Lyn Van Nimwegen, and as trustee under the will of Newell Roy Owenby, deceased, for the primary benefit of Bonnie Faye Owenby. Under Negotiation:  Price and terms related to the potential Agency acquisition of certain rights and/or real property interests in the subject Properties. The purpose of the closed session is to seek direction from the Agency regarding the price and terms of payment with respect to such real property negotiations.

 

2.c.

CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATORS PURSUANT TO GOVERNMENT CODE SECTION 54956.8 Properties: * APN 231-471-19 (12251 Thackery Drive).  Owner: Miguel E. Mendoza * APN 231-471-20 (12261 Thackery Drive).  Owner: Jesus and Irene V. Alvarado and * APN 231-471-21 (12281 Thackery Drive).  Owner: Alfred E. Kasulka Trust Agency’s Negotiators: Matthew Fertal, Director Chet Yoshizaki, Economic Development Director Greg Brown, Sr. Project Manager Negotiating Parties: Garden Grove Agency for Community Development and Owner: Miguel Mendoza; Jesus and Irene Alvarado; and Alfred Kasulka. Under Negotiation:  Price and terms related to the potential Agency acquisition of title to the property and/or certain rights or interests in the property. The purpose of the closed session is to seek direction from the Agency about negotiations to acquire title to and rights and/or interests in the property and the parameters for price and terms related to such real property negotiations.

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

1.

PRESENTATIONS:

 

1.a.

Community Spotlight: Recognition of Jay Mastroianni for the publication of his book, "Catering Czar," a story of triumph through perseverance.
 

1.b.

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

 

1.b.

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

 

2.

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

 
RECESS CITY COUNCIL
 
CONDUCT AGENCY BUSINESS
 

4.

CONSENT ITEMS:

 

4.a.

Exclusive Negotiating Agreement with McWhinney Real Estate Services, Inc., for the development of 29 acres of real property owned by the Agency, located at 12625 Harbor Boulevard.
 
 

5.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.

 

6.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

 

6.a.

Purchase and Sale Agreement with Jo Ann Traasdahl, et al, for 3.22 acres of improved real property located on the northwest corner of Garden Grove Boulevard and Brookhurst Street, a portion of the 14-acre Brookhurst Triangle site.
 
 

7.

MATTERS FROM AGENCY MEMBERS AND DIRECTOR:

 

8.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

3.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS:  None.

 
RECONVENE CITY COUNCIL
 

4.

CONSENT ITEMS: (It is recommended that Items 4.a. through 4.f. be acted on simultaneously unless separate discussion and/or action is requested by a Council Member.)

 

4.a.

Resolution honoring Jay Mastroianni on the publication of his book, "Catering Czar."
 
 

4.b.

Agreement with F. Earl Mellott & Associates to provide architectural services for City projects on an "as needed" basis.  (Cost:  $100,000 a year for three years)

 

4.c.

Agreement with Dekra-Lite for the purchase and installation of a tree and holiday decorations for the tree lighting ceremony in December at the Village Green. (Cost: $39,730.12)
 
 

4.d.

Minutes of the Regular Meeting of the City Council held September 11, 2007.

 

4.e.

Warrants.

 

4.f.

Waiver of full reading of Ordinances listed.

 

5.

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

 

5.a.

Proposed amendments to In-Lieu Park Fees. (Continued from meeting of August 14, 2007)
 
 

6.

COMMISSION/COMMITTEE MATTERS:  None.

 

7.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

 

7.a.

Further consideration of Planned Unit Development No. PUD-119-07, in conjunction with Site Plan No. SP-427-07. (Public hearing was held on September 25, 2007, and this matter was continued for further consideration to this date; however, the Applicant has requested a further continuance.)
 
 

7.b.

Transportation Projects Proposed for Funding via the County of Orange under Proposition 42 and Proposition 1B.
 

8.

ORDINANCES PRESENTED FOR SECOND READING:

 

8.a.

ORDINANCE NO. 2717 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-118-07, CHANGING THE ZONING DESIGNATION FROM R-1 (SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL) TO PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT NO. PUD-118-07
 
 

9.

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

 

9.a.

Discussion concerning assistance to the Matua family, as requested by Council Member Nguyen.
 

9.b.

Adoption of Resolution condemning the persecution of Falun Gong practitioners in China, as requested by Council Member Nguyen.
 
 

10.

ADJOURNMENT:

 
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO COUNCIL MEMBER JONES.