CITY OF SANTA ANA
CLOSED SESSION MEETING
MARCH 4, 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)
- Patricia Koster vs. City of Santa Ana, OC Superior Case No. 30-2011-0518423
- Santa Ana Station District LLC, Santa Ana Station District Housing Partners LP, et. al vs. Matosantos, Department of Finance, City of Santa Ana Successor Agency et. al.
1B CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL— ANTICIPATED/POTENTIAL LITIGATION pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.9(b)
- Subway, 1221 E. 1st Street, #B, Santa Ana, CA
- Roberti’s Tax, 1221 E. 1st Street, #E, Santa Ana, CA
- State of California, Department of Finance (DOF)
1C CONFERENCE WITH REAL PROPERTY NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54956.8.
Property address: 1222 East 4th Street, Santa Ana
Property Owner: Walter W. Cole, Jr. and Antoinette Cole, Trustees of the Cole Family Living Trust
1D CONFERENCE WITH LABOR NEGOTIATOR pursuant to Government Code Section 54957.6
Agency Negotiators: Personnel Services Executive Director, Ed Raya
Employee Organizations: Santa Ana Police Officers Association (POA) and 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 REGULAR OPEN MEETING
MARCH 4, 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 Jack Abeelen, Police Chaplain
SPECIAL PRESENTATION by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Crystal Gray, volunteer advocate to the City and City Council along with the following Santa Ana Police Department officers for their efforts in deterring drunk driving:
Sergeant Matt Craig Officer Eric Majors
Officer Wendy Beatley Officer Gerardo Rodarte
Officer Bob Guidry Officer Daniel Serna
Officer John Kachirisky
CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION presented by MAYOR PULIDO to Mater Dei High School recognizing their many contributions to the Santa Ana community.
PROCLAMATION presented by COUNCILMEMBER MARTINEZ in recognition of Earth Hour, an annual campaign to raise awareness of environmental challenges to Southern California Gas Company.
PROCLAMATION presented by COUNCILMEMBER MARTINEZ in recognition of Red Shirt Friday, a nationwide initiative supporting the men and women in the United States Armed Forces to the Vietnam Veterans of America – Chapter 1024, the Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America – Chapter 1024, the American GI Forum of the United States – Rudy Escalante Chapter (Orange County), and to the United Mexican American Veterans Association.
CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION presented by COUNCILMEMBER REYNA to Leon and Pearl Raya and Lisa Soloman for their outstanding contribution and involvement in the Santa Ana community.
CLOSED SESSION REPORT
The City Attorney will report items to be added to Consent Calendar Item 19A from the Closed Session meeting.
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.
Recommended Action: Approve staff recommendations on the following Consent Calendar items: Items 10A through 31A.
10A MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR MEETING OF FEBRUARY 19, 2013 - Clerk of the Council Office
Recommended Action: Approve Minutes.
19A CLOSED SESSION REPORT – City Attorney’s Office
19B EXCUSED ABSENCES – Clerk of the Council Office
19C QUARTERLY REPORT FOR HOUSING DIVISION PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES - Community Development Agency
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Receive and file.
20A COUNTY OF ORANGE SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCY VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM - Community Development Agency
- Approve an appropriation adjustment. (Requires five affirmative votes)
APPROPRIATION ADJUSTMENT NO. 2013-109 - Recognizing an additional $200,000 awarded to the City of Santa Ana, Santa Ana WORK Center by the County of Orange Social Services Agency for vocational training and work experience activities.
- Authorize the City Manager and Clerk of the Council to execute an amendment subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.
AGMT - AMENDMENT - With the County of Orange Social Services Agency for vocational training and work experience activities, effective May 1, 2013 through June 30, 2013,
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 – EXTEND USE OF BRISTOL/ALTON BIKE TRAIL FOR PARKS AND PUBLIC RECREATIONAL PURPOSES - With Southern California Edison Company, in an amount not to exceed $1,250 for a five-year term - Parks, Recreation & Community Services Agency
25B JOINT USE AND REIMBURSEMENT OF CONSTRUCTION COST FOR ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY PARK - Parks, Recreation & Community Services Agency
- Authorize the City Manager and Clerk of the Council to approve a Joint Use agreement, subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.
AGMT - With the Santa Ana Unified School District for the programming of Roosevelt Elementary School for a 30-year term, with the option for two 10-year renewals
- Authorize the City Manager and Clerk of the Council to execute a Reimbursement of Construction Cost agreement.
AGMT - With the Santa Ana Unified School District for park improvements at Roosevelt Elementary School in the amount of $4,930,000.
25C AGMT – PREPARATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES DOCUMENTS FOR A MULTI-FAMILY PRIVATE DEVELOPMENT, THE 301 DEVELOPMENT PROJECT LOCATED AT 301 EAST JEANETTE LANE (PROJECT 2013-04) - With RBF Consulting, A Baker Company (RBF) in an amount not to exceed $80,793 - Planning and Building Agency
25D AGMT - MUNICIPAL PARKING FACILITIES OPERATOR - With Central Parking System, Inc. for a two-year term, for an annual amount of $30,000, with an option to extend the agreement for three additional one-year terms - Community Development Agency
LAND USE MATTERS
CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT/VARIANCES
31A CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 2012-30 TO ALLOW A CAR WASH AT 4426 WEST FIRST STREET - JOSEPH BASHOURA, APPLICANT - Planning and Building Agency
Recommended action approved by the Planning Commission on February 11, 2013, by a vote of 6-0.
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Receive and file the staff report approving Conditional Use Permit No. 2012-30 as conditioned.
**END OF CONSENT CALENDAR**
55A AUTHORIZING SUBMISSION OF GRANT APPLICATION TO CALTRANS ELDERLY & DISABLED PERSONS SPECIALIZED TRANSIT PROGRAM AND DESIGNATING CITY’S SIGNATORY ON GRANT DOCUMENTS - Finance & Management Services Agency and Parks, Recreation & Community Services Agency
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Adopt a resolution.
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA AUTHORIZING STAFF TO APPLY FOR FEDERAL TRANSIT ADMINISTRATION FUNDING PURSUANT TO 49 U.S.C. SECTION 5310 WITH CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
75A PUBLIC HEARING - modifications to Chapters 41 and 11 of the Santa Ana Municipal Code in order to amend various sections of the City’s Code related to alcohol sales and entertainment - Planning and Building Agency
RECOMMENDED ACTION: Per staff's request, continue matter to a minimum of 90 days.
HOUSING AUTHORITY MEETING (Blue Agenda)
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 Monday, March 18, 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
Future Agenda Items
- Street Car Project Update and Action items
- Update Citywide Classification and Compensation Plan
- Ordinance Addressing Homeless Shelters as per Requirements in SB 2
- Contracting Agreement for Specified Police Support Services
- Janitorial Services for Police Admin/Jail
- Inmate Telephone Services