City Council Meeting
Agenda

December 11, 2012

SPECIAL MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER
22 Civic Center Plaza
6:00 PM

Miguel A. Pulido
Mayor

Claudia Alvarez*
Mayor Pro Tem – Ward 5

Michele Martinez
Councilmember - Ward 2

P. David Benavides
Councilmember - Ward 4

Angelica Amezcua
Councilmember Elect – Ward 3

Vincent F. Sarmiento
Councilmember - Ward 1

Carlos Bustamante
Councilmember - Ward 3

Sal Tinajero
Councilmember - Ward 6

Roman A. Reyna
Councilmember Elect – Ward 5

Sonia R. Carvalho
City Attorney
Paul M. Walters
City Manager
Maria D. Huizar
Clerk of the Council

NOTE: If you need special assistance to participate in this Council meeting, please contact Ellen Smiley, City ADA Program Coordinator, at (714) 647-5340. Please call prior to the meeting date, to allow the City enough time to make reasonable arrangements for accessibility to this meeting. [Americans with Disabilities Act, Title II, 28 CFR 35.102]

 

Basic City Council Meeting
Information

 

Code of Ethics and Conduct - The people of the City of Santa Ana, at an election held on February 5, 2008, approved an amendment to the City Charter which established the Code of Ethics and Conduct for elected officials and members of appointed boards, commissions, and committees to assure public confidence. A copy of the City’s Code can be found on the Clerk of the Council’s webpage. The following are the core values expressed: Integrity • Honesty • Responsibility • Fairness • Accountability • Respect • Efficiency

Agenda Information - The agenda descriptions provide the public with a general summary of the items of business to be considered by the Council. The Council is not limited in any way by the “Recommended Action” and may take any action which the council deems to be appropriate on an agenda item. Except as otherwise provided by law, no action shall be taken on any item not listed on the agenda.

Public Comments/Public Input - Pursuant to Government Code Sec. 54954.3, the public may address the City Council and any item listed on the Special Agenda.

At the discretion of the Chair, at the first Public Comment portion of the meeting, all comments may be considered jointly. The public will be given the opportunity to speak three (3) minutes on any and all matters contained on any of the Consent Calendar and Business Calendar items and/or on issues of public interest within the jurisdiction of the City. For public hearings, members of the public shall be given three (3) minutes for each duly noticed hearing (unless the matter is continued prior to taking public testimony). All requests to speak shall be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Council at the beginning of the meeting and before Public Comments begin. Speaker forms will be available at the meeting.

REQUESTS TO SPEAK SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION BEGINS WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE CHAIR. When speaking, all persons addressing the City Council shall follow the rules of decorum as detailed on the back of the speaker form. The presiding officer shall have the power and responsibility to enforce decorum and order of the meeting as set forth in Section 2-104(c) of the Santa Ana Municipal Code.

Consent Calendar - All matters listed under the Consent Calendar are considered to be routine by the City Council and will be enacted by one motion without discussion unless a member of the Council “pulls” an item(s) from the consent calendar for a separate vote.

Senate Bill 343 - As required by Senate Bill 343, any non-confidential writings or documents provided to a majority of the City Council members regarding any item on this agenda will be made available for public inspection in the Clerk of the Council Office during normal business hours.

Agenda & Minutes - Staff reports and documents relating to each agenda item are on file in the Office of the Clerk of the Council and are available for public inspection during regular business hours, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. The Clerk’s office is located in City Hall, 20 Civic Center Plaza, Room 809, Santa Ana, California, (714)647-6520. Council meeting agendas, staff reports, and Minutes are available the Friday before a Council meeting at the following website address: www.santa-ana.org

Televised Meeting Schedule - All City Council meetings will be televised and available for viewing on the City’s cable channel. Meetings held in the Council Chamber or other designated locations which are televised live on CTV3 Time Warner Cable will be cablecast Mondays at 6:00 p.m., Tuesdays immediately following the meeting at 9:00 a.m., Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m., and Sundays at 1:00 p.m. Meetings held in locations that do not have a live cable feed will be videotaped and shown on CTV3 the day after the meeting.

DVD copies of the meetings for loan will be available for public circulation at the Santa Ana Main Library the day after a meeting.

 

SPECIAL MEETING OF THE
CITY COUNCIL

 

DECEMBER 11, 2012

 

    2010-2012 City Council   

 

CALL TO ORDER                                       MAYOR PULIDO

COUNCILMEMBERS ALVAREZ*, BENAVIDES, BUSTAMANTE, MARTINEZ, TINAJERO, SARMIENTO

 

PRESENTATION OF THE COLORS      HONOR GUARD
SANTA ANA POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                      MAYOR PULIDO

 

INVOCATION                                               Tim Felker, Police Chaplain

 

PUBLIC COMMENT 
Pursuant to Government Code Sec. 54954.3, the public may address the City Council on any items listed on the Special Meeting agenda.

At the discretion of the Chair, at the first Public Comment portion of the meeting, all comments may be considered jointly.  The public will be given the opportunity to speak three (3) minutes on any and all matters contained on any of the Consent Calendar and Business Calendar items and/or on issues of public interest within the jurisdiction of the City.  For public hearings, members of the public shall be given three (3) minutes for each duly noticed hearing (unless the matter is continued prior to taking public testimony). All requests to speak shall be submitted in writing to the Clerk of the Council at the beginning of the meeting and before Public Comments begin. Speaker forms will be available at the meeting.

REQUESTS TO SPEAK SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE PUBLIC COMMENT SESSION BEGINS WITHOUT PERMISSION OF THE CHAIR.  When speaking, all persons addressing the City Council shall follow the rules of decorum as detailed on the back of the speaker form.  The presiding officer shall have the power and responsibility to enforce decorum and order of the meeting as set forth in Section 2-104(c) of the Santa Ana Municipal Code.


REGULAR BUSINESS ITEM

55A                 RESOLUTION DECLARING THE NOVEMBER 6, 2012 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION RESULTS: CITY MEASURE ON CHARTER AMENDMENT AND THE ELECTION OF CERTAIN OFFICERS

                        Recommended Action:    Adopt a resolution.

            A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DECLARING THE RESULTS OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION HELD ON NOVEMBER 6, 2012

 

PRESENTATION

 

 

OATHS OF OFFICE ADMINISTERED TO:

                        Miguel Pulido                       Mayor
Vincent Sarmiento               Councilmember, Ward 1
Angelica Amezcua              Councilmember, Ward 3
Roman Reyna                      Councilmember, Ward 5

 


    2012-2014 City Council  

 

CALL TO ORDER                                       MAYOR PULIDO

COUNCILMEMBERS AMEZCUA, BENAVIDES, MARTINEZ, REYNA, SARMIENTO, TINAJERO

 

REGULAR BUSINESS ITEM

60A                 ELECTION OF MAYOR PRO TEM 2012-2014

                        RECOMMENDED ACTIONS:

 

 

 

CLOSING REMARKS                                MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL

 

ADJOURNMENT  -             The next regular meeting of the City Council is scheduled for Monday, December 17, 2012 at 5:00 for the Closed Session Meeting immediately followed by the Regular Open Business Meeting at 5:45 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 22 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, California.

 

Installation Reception:

Bowers Museum
2002 N. Main Street
Santa Ana, CA