CITY OF SANTA ANA

CITY COUNCIL
CLOSED SESSION MEETING

AGENDA

5:00 P.M.
JANUARY 7, 2013

 

City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, California  92702

 

CALL TO ORDER                                             Mayor PULIDO

Councilmembers AMEZCUA, BENAVIDES, MARTINEZ, REYNA, SARMIENTO, TINAJERO

City Manager, City Attorney, Clerk of the Council

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS -  Members of the public may address the City Council on items on the Closed Session Agenda.

 

CLOSED SESSION ITEMS - The Brown Act permits legislative bodies to discuss certain matters without members of the public present. The City Council finds, based on advice from the City Attorney, that discussion in open session of the following matters will prejudice the position of the City in existing and anticipated litigation:

1A                   CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

Peebler vs. State of California Department of Finance, City of Santa Ana, et al., Case No. 34-2012-80001172-CU-WM-GDS

 

1B                   CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--ANTICIPATED LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)

                        Property and Business Improvement District (“PBID”)/Community Management District (CMD), Downtown Inc.

 

1C                   CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL—INITIATION OF LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(c) 

AT&T Franchise Audit

 

1D                   CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6 

                        Agency Negotiators:                  Personnel Services Executive Director, Ed Raya

                        Employee Organizations:         Service Employees’ International Union (SEIU) Full-Time Employees

 

CLOSED SESSION REPORT  - The City Attorney will report on any action(s) to be taken at the Regular Meeting which will begin immediately following the Closed Session Meeting.

 

 

Adjourn Closed Session and convene to the Regular Open Session.

 

City of Santa Ana
City Council Meeting

Agenda
January 7, 2013

CLOSED SESSION MEETING
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, California
5:00 PM

REGULAR OPEN MEETING
CITY COUNCIL CHAMBER
22 Civic Center Plaza
5:45 PM
(Immediately following the Closed Session Meeting)

Miguel A. Pulido
Mayor

Sal Tinajero
Mayor Pro Tem - Ward 6

Michele Martinez
Councilmember - Ward 2

P. David Benavides
Councilmember - Ward 4

 

Vincent F. Sarmiento
Councilmember - Ward 1

Angelica Amezcua
Councilmember Elect – Ward 3

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.

 

CITY OF SANTA ANA
CITY COUNCIL REGULAR OPEN MEETING

JANUARY 7, 2013

 

REGULAR OPEN MEETING                    5:45 p.m. (Immediately following the Closed Session Meeting)

 

CALL TO ORDER                                       MAYOR PULIDO

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

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE                      MAYOR PULIDO

 

INVOCATION                                               Doug Hardin, Police Chaplain

 

CLOSED SESSION REPORT
The City Attorney will report items to be added to Consent Calendar Item 19A from the Closed Session meeting.

 

PUBLIC COMMENT 
Pursuant to Government Code Sec. 54954.3, the public may address the City Council and any other legislative body scheduled to meet on same day and time on any and all matters within the City of Santa Ana's jurisdiction. 

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.


PRESENTATIONS

EMPLOYEE SERVICE AWARDS presented by MAYOR PULIDO to:

      20 YEARS OF SERVICE         Donna Longobardi, Police Services Dispatcher, Police Department

      25 YEARS OF SERVICE         Rose Ann Trujillo, Senior Deputy Clerk of the Council, Clerk of the Council Office

      30 YEARS OF SERVICE          Naseer Qureshi, Forensic Specialist I, Police Department

 

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION presented by MAYOR PULIDO to Grand Central Art Forum for providing region-wide cultural attention to the Artists Village through its support of Cal State Fullerton’s institutional arts presence and through outstanding critical media attention, astute guidance, management, and community support. 

 

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION presented by MAYOR PULIDO to Back to Natives Restoration dedicated to the conservation of Orange County and California wild-lands through education and restoration programs, and for creating a “Native Plant Nursery” at Santiago Park.

 

Text Box: CONSENT CALENDAR ITEMS 

 


Recommended Action:  Approve staff recommendations on the following Consent Calendar items: Items 10A through 31A.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

MINUTES

10A                 MINUTES OF THE REGULAR MEETING HELD DECEMBER 17, 2012 - Clerk of the Council Office

                        Recommended Action:    Approve Minutes.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ADMINISTRATION

19A                 CLOSED SESSION REPORT – City Attorney’s Office

 

19B                 EXCUSED ABSENCES – Clerk of the Council Office

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Excuse the absence of Councilmembers Amezcua and Benavides from the January 7, 2013 City Council and Housing Authority Meetings.

 

BUDGETARY MATTERS

 

SPECIFICATIONS – PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES

Recommended Action:  Award in accordance with Request for Council Action.  (Items 22A through 22D)

22A                 SPEC. NO. 12-057 - POLICE UNIFORMS - Award a contract to Galls, LLC for a three-year period, with provision for two, one-year renewals in an annual amount not to exceed $215,000 (Police Department) - Finance & Management Services

 

22B                 SPEC. NO. 11-020 - WATERWORKS FITTINGS AND SUPPLIES - Renew the contracts for a one-year period in an aggregate amount of $225,000 with the following vendors: (Public Works Agency) - Finance & Management Services

                        Vendor:                                                                      Location:
Ferguson Enterprises, Inc.                                     Santa Ana
H.D. Supply Waterworks Ltd.                                 Santa Ana
S & J Supply Company, Inc.                                  Santa Fe Springs
Wells Supply Co.                                                     Santa Ana

 

22C                 SPEC. NO. 12-077 - SUNDRY FOOD, AND PAPER GOODS - Award a contract to Smart & Final for sundry food and paper goods for a three-year period in an annual amount not to exceed $35,000 (Parks, Recreation & Community Services and Police Department)- Finance & Management Services

 

22D                 SPEC. NO 09-037 - HAND TOOLS AND MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS - Renew the contract with Grainger, Inc. for a one-year period in an annual amount not to exceed $60,000 - Finance & Management Services

 


AGREEMENTS

Recommended Action:  Authorize the City Manager and Clerk of the Council to execute the following agreements, subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney and/or actions as noted on the Request for Council Action report.  (Item 25A through 25D)

25A                 AGMT – Amendment - VIDEO PRODUCTION SERVICES AND CABLE EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE – With Video Engineering Services for one year in an annual amount not to exceed $56,915 – Parks, Recreation and Community Services Agency

 

25B                 AGMT - Amendment - UTILITY BILLING SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE - With Systems and Software, Inc. in an annual aggregate limit not to exceed $133,600 for two, one year renewals with an annual increase not to exceed 4% - Finance and Management Services Agency

 

25C                 AGMTS – AmendmentS - REHABILITATION OF WATER WELLS - With Orange County Pump Corporation and Bakersfield Well & Pump Company in an annual aggregate amount not to exceed $300,000 – Public Works Agency

 

25D                 AGMTS - ON-CALL ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES - With Power Engineers, Inc., and Chambers Group, Inc. for the not-to-exceed amount of $200,000 for each firm - Public Works Agency

 

LAND USE MATTERS

 

DEEDS - TRANSFER OF PROPERTY

30A                 CAMBODIAN FAMILY PROPERTY LOAN REFINANCING – Community Development Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Direct Counsel to review and authorize the City Manager to sign an Assignment of Deed of Trust, a Subordination of Deed of Trust, and a Substitution of Beneficiary for action taken by Cambodian Family, a California non-profit organization, to refinance its building loan that was funded through the Federal Empowerment Zone grant.

 


CONDITIONAL USE PERMITS

31A                 CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 2012-27 TO ALLOW A HUB FACILITY FOR TIME WARNER CABLE AT 1115 EAST SECOND STREET - BLU CROIX LTD., APPLICANT – Planning and Building Agency

Recommended Action approved by the Planning Commission on December 10, 2012 by a vote of 5:0 (Nalle abstained).

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Receive and file the staff report approving Conditional Use Permit No. 2012-27 as conditioned.

 

**END OF CONSENT CALENDAR**

 

Text Box: BUSINESS CALENDAR ITEMS 

 


RESOLUTIONS

55A                 APPOINT A NEW REPRESENTATIVE AND AN ALTERNATE TO THE ORANGE COUNTY FIRE AUTHORITY (OCFA) BOARD - Clerk of the Council Office

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Adopt a resolution.   

                        A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA, CALIFORNIA, REPEALING RESOLUTION NO. 2012-010 AND DESIGNATING AND APPOINTING A NEW REPRESENTATIVE (Tinajero) AND ALTERNATE (Amezcua) TO THE ORANGE COUNTY FIRE AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

75A                 AUTHORIZING CONDEMNATION OF REAL PROPERTY FOR GRAND AVENUE WIDENING (PROJECT NO. 081732 NON-GENERAL FUND) – Public Works Agency

                        Notice of Hearing letter regarding acquisition of real property by eminent domain mailed to property owners on December 19, 2012.

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Adopt a resolution. (Requires a two-thirds vote.)

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA FINDING AND DETERMINING THAT THE PUBLIC INTEREST, CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY for the condemnation of real property located at 202 North Grand Avenue (APN 398-453-06) and 1214 East Third Street (APN 398-453-05)

 

JOINT SESSIONS OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND THE HOUSING AUTHORITY 

80A                 JOINT ACTION BY THE CITY COUNCIL / HOUSING AUTHORITY – EXCLUSIVE NEGOTIATING AGREEMENT FOR REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION CENTER AND HOUSING AUTHORITY PROPERTIES; AND CONTRACT AMENDMENT WITH KEYSER MARSTON ASSOCIATES – Community Development Agency

                        Continued from the November 19, 2012 City Council Meeting by a 4-3 vote (Alvarez, Bustamante and Pulido voted “No”).

            CITY COUNCIL ACTION  

                        RECOMMENDED ACTIONS: 

 

         AGMT - Between the City of Santa Ana, Housing Authority of the City of Santa Ana, and Santa Ana Station District, LLC for the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center (SARTC) and related Authority property.

 

AGMT - With Keyser Marston Associates, for economic consulting services for the SARTC project in an additional amount of $25,000, for a total contract amount of $50,000.

            HOUSING AUTHORITY ACTION  

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Authorize the Executive Director and Recording Secretary to execute an Exclusive Negotiating Agreement, subject to non-substantive changes approved by the Executive Director, City Manager and respective attorneys.

                        AGMT - Between the City of Santa Ana, Housing Authority of the City of Santa Ana,  and Santa Ana Station District, LLC for the Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center and related Authority property.

 

HOUSING AUTHORITY MEETING (Blue Agenda)

 

COMMENTS

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS (If not considered by the Chair at an earlier time.  Please refer to Basic City Council Meeting Information page for details).

 

90A                 CITY MANAGER’S COMMENTS

 

90B                 CITY COUNCILMEMBER COMMENTS - AB1234 Disclosure: This is also the time for members of the Council to provide a brief oral report on any conference, meeting or travel paid for by the City.  If more than one Councilmember attended the same event, the Mayor may designate one attendee to give the report.

 

ADJOURNMENT - The next meeting of the City Council is scheduled for Tuesday, January 22, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. 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.

Adjourn In Memory of
Marsha Sara Lopez
and
Retired Santa Ana Police Officer Benny Rodriguez

 

 

Future Agenda Items