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Jul 12, 2011: City Council/Agency

TimeItem
0h 3m 32s OPEN SESSION 6:30 P.M.
0h 3m 47s INVOCATION: Kingsley Okereke, Finance Director
0h 4m 35s 1. PRESENTATIONS:
0h 4m 39s 1.b. Community Spotlight: Recognition of the 2011 Garden Grove Strawberry Festival Association Board of Directors.
0h 10m 44s 1.a. Community Spotlight: Recognition of the 2011 Garden Grove Chamber of Commerce Man and Woman of the Year, Stan Beitler and Margaret Beitler.
0h 17m 22s 2. ORAL COMMUNICATIONS: (To be held simultaneously with Agency Oral Communications.)
0h 17m 24s 2.a. Public Comments
0h 36m 1s 2.b. Council Member response to Public Comments
0h 36m 29s 2.a. Minutes of the Regular Meetings of the Agency held March 22, 2011; April 12, 2011; April 26, 2011; May 10, 2011; and June 14, 2011.
0h 36m 44s 5. MATTERS FROM AGENCY MEMBERS AND DIRECTOR:
0h 36m 54s 6. ADJOURNMENT OF AGENCY:
0h 37m 12s 4. CONSENT ITEMS: (It is recommended that Items 4.a. through 4.l. be acted on simultaneously unless separate discussion and/or action is requested by a Council Member.)
0h 37m 32s 5.a. Appeal of Denial of Site Plan No. SP-460-11 and Variance No. V-189-11. The Applicant, Khanh Mai Vo, requested approval to convert an existing communal recreation room into a residential dwelling unit within an existing triplex located at 8742 Stanford
0h 37m 39s 7.a. Award of Contract to Paulus Engineering, Inc. for Project No. 7381 - 11th Street/Washington Avenue Water Improvements Project. (Cost: not to exceed $1,485,126)
0h 39m 16s 7.b. Amendment to the Agreement with Scott Fazekas and Associates, Inc., to provide plan review services. (Cost: not to exceed $500,000)
0h 40m 33s 7.c. Amendment to Title 8, Chapter 28 of the Garden Grove Municipal Code relating to 10-day Vehicle Abatement.
0h 46m 2s 7.d. Participation in the State of California's Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program.
0h 51m 27s 8.a. Paramedic Tax Override Rate for Fiscal Year 2011-12.
0h 52m 6s 9. MATTERS FROM THE MAYOR, CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS, AND CITY MANAGER:
1h 4m 52s 10.a. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL ? PENDING LITIGATION Significant exposure to litigation pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a) ? Olivas v. City of Garden Grove
City Council/Agency
AGENDA

Garden Grove City Council

Regular Meeting

July 12, 2011

06:00 p.m.

Community Meeting Center, Council Chamber
11300 Stanford Avenue, Garden Grove, CA 92840
William J. Dalton
Mayor
Dina Nguyen
Mayor Pro Tem
Bruce A. Broadwater
Council Member
Steven R. Jones
Council Member
Kris Beard
Council Member


Meeting Assistance: Any person requiring auxiliary aids and services, due to a disability, to address the City Council, should contact the City Clerk's Office 72 hours prior to the meeting to arrange for accommodations. Phone: 714) 741-5040.

Agenda Item Descriptions: Are intended to give a brief, general description of the item. The City Council may take legislative action deemed appropriate with respect to the item and is not limited to the recommended action indicated in staff reports or the agenda.

Documents/Writings: Any revised or additional documents/writings related to an item on the agenda distributed to all or a majority of the Council Members within 72 hours of a meeting, are made available for public inspection at the same time (1) in the City Clerk's Office at 11222 Acacia Parkway, Garden Grove, CA 92840, during normal business hours; (2) on the City's website as an attachment to the City Council meeting agenda; and (3) at the Council Chamber at the time of the meeting.

Public Comments: Members of the public desiring to address the City Council are requested to complete a pink speaker card indicating their name and address, and identifying the subject matter they wish to address. This card should be given to the City Clerk prior to the start of the meeting. General comments are made during “Oral Communications,” and should be limited to matters under consideration and/or what the City Council has jurisdiction over. Persons wishing to address the City Council regarding a Public Hearing matter will be called to the podium at the time the matter is being considered.

Manner of Addressing the City Council: After being called by the Mayor, you may approach the podium, it is requested that you state your name for the record, and proceed to address the City Council. All remarks and questions should be addressed to the City Council as a whole and not to individual Council Members or staff members. Any person making impertinent, slanderous, or profane remarks or who becomes boisterous while addressing the City Council shall be called to order by the Mayor. If such conduct continues, the Mayor may order the person barred from addressing the City Council any further during that meeting.

Time Limitation: Speakers must limit remarks for a total of (5) five minutes. When any group of persons wishes to address the City Council on the same subject matter, the Mayor may request a spokesperson be chosen to represent the group, so as to avoid unnecessary repetition. At the City Council's discretion, a limit on the total amount of time for public comments during Oral Communications and/or a further limit on the time allotted to each speaker during Oral Communications may be set.

PLEASE SILENCE YOUR CELL PHONES DURING THE MEETING.

OPEN SESSION 6:30 P.M.
 
INVOCATION: Kingsley Okereke, Finance Director
 
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3.

WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS: None.

 
RECESS CITY COUNCIL
 
CONDUCT AGENCY BUSINESS
 
ROLL CALL: MEMBER BEARD, MEMBER DALTON, MEMBER JONES, VICE CHAIR NGUYEN, CHAIR BROADWATER
 

2.

CONSENT ITEMS:

 
 

3.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:  None.

 

4.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:  None.

 
 
 
RECONVENE CITY COUNCIL
 
 

4.a.

Proclamation declaring July 2011 as Parks and Recreation Month.

 
 

4.b.

Agreement with RCA Lease, Inc., dba Long Beach BMW Motorcycles to lease nine (9) Police motorcycles.  (Cost:  not to exceed $93,000 per year for three years.)

 
 

4.c.

Agreement with Willdan Engineering to provide plan review services.  (Cost:  not to exceed $126,000)

 
 

4.d.

Award of Contract to Cornerstone Studios, Inc. for professional landscape/streetscape design services for Harbor Boulevard between Garden Grove Boulevard, and the northern city limits.  (Cost:  Not to exceed $120,000)

 
 

4.e.

Award of Contracts for on-call geotechnical services.

 

4.e.1.

Associated Soils Engineering, Inc.  (Cost:  not to exceed $200,000)

 

4.e.2.

Group Delta Consultants, Inc.  (Cost:  not to exceed $200,000)

 

4.e.3.

Southwest Inspection and Testing, Inc.  (Cost:  not to exceed $200,000)

 
 

4.f.

Award of Contracts for on-call professional land surveying services.

 

4.f.1.

Bruce Hall Land Surveyor, Inc. (Cost:  not to exceed $200,000)

 

4.f.2.

Joseph C. Truxaw and Associates, Inc.  (Cost:  not to exceed $200,000)

 

4.f.3.

Penco Engineering, Inc. (Cost:  not to exceed $200,000)

 
 

4.g.

Purchase Order to Theodore Robins Ford for the purchase of a utility truck.  (Cost:  $30,996.51)

 
 

4.h.

Magnolia Corridor Traffic Signal Synchronization Project Memorandum of Understanding with the Orange County Transportation Authority.

 
 

4.i.

Rejection of all bids and re-advertisement for Project No. 7382 - Brookhurst Street Median Rehabilitation.

 
 

4.j.

Minutes of the Regular Meetings of the City Council held March 29, 2011, May 10, 2011, and June 14, 2011; and the Study Session held May 10, 2011.

 

4.k.

Warrants.

 

4.l.

Waiver of full reading of Ordinances listed.

 

5.

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 
 

6.

COMMISSION/COMMITTEE MATTERS:  None.

 

7.

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION:

 
 
 
 
 
 

7.c.1.

ORDINANCE NO.      , for introduction and first reading, by title only, entitled AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARDEN GROVE AMENDING CHAPTER 28 OF TITLE 8 OF THE GARDEN GROVE MUNICIPAL CODE RELATING ABATEMENT OF ABANDONED OR INOPERATIVE VEHICLES

 
 
 

7.d.1.

A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Garden Grove declaring its intention to enact an Ordinance whereby the City shall elect to comply with and participate in the Alternative Voluntary Redevelopment Program contained in Part 1.9 of Division 24 of the California Health and Safety Code

 

7.d.2.

ORDINANCE NO.      , for introduction and first reading, by title only, entitled AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GARDEN GROVE ELECTING TO COMPLY WITH AND PARTICIPATE IN THE ALTERNATIVE VOLUNTARY REDEVELOPMENT PROGRAM CONTAINED IN PART 1.9 OF DIVISION 24 OF THE CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

 
 

8.

ORDINANCES PRESENTED FOR SECOND READING:

 
 

8.a.1.

ORDINANCE NO. 2794, for second reading and adoption, by title only, waiving full reading, entitled AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GARDEN GROVE ESTABLISHING THE AMOUNT OF MONEY FOR PARAMEDIC SERVICES THAT MUST BE RAISED BY AN AD VALOREM TAX OVERRIDE AND THE SETTING OF THE TAX RATE OF SAID OVERRIDE

 
 
 

10.

CLOSED SESSION:

 
 

11.

ADJOURNMENT:

 

The City Council is adjourned to Tuesday, July 19, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber of the Community Meeting Center, 11300 Stanford Avenue, Garden Grove. 

 

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO COUNCIL MEMBER BEARD AND HIS WIFE SHERYL

 

NOTE:  THE JULY 26, 2011, REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING IS CANCELLED.