City Council Meeting Agenda

March 4, 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
Kevin O’Rourke
Interim 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
CLOSED SESSION MEETING

AGENDA

 

5:00 P.M.
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)

 

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

 

Text Box: CONSENT CALENDAR 

 

 


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

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

MINUTES

10A                 MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR MEETING OF FEBRUARY 19, 2013 - 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

 

19C                 QUARTERLY REPORT FOR HOUSING DIVISION PROJECTS AND ACTIVITIES  - Community Development Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION:   Receive and file.

 

BUDGETARY MATTERS

 

APPROPRIATION ADJUSTMENTS

20A                 COUNTY OF ORANGE SOCIAL SERVICES AGENCY VOCATIONAL TRAINING AND WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAM - Community Development Agency

                        Recommended Actions:  

 

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.

 

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,

 

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 – 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

 

      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

           
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**

 

 

Text Box: BUSINESS CALENDAR 

 

 


RESOLUTIONS

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

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

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)

 

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 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
Carrie Doby

 

 

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