City Council Meeting Agenda

March 18, 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 18, 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)

State of California, Department of Finance (DOF)

 

1C                   PUBLIC EMPLOYEE evaluation of performance pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)

                        Title: Interim City Manager

 

1D                   PUBLIC EMPLOYEE APPOINTMENT pursuant to Government Code Section 54957(b)(1)

                        Title: City Manager

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 18, 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                                               Roger Aragon, 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.

Text Box: CONSENT CALENDAR 

 

 


Recommended Action:  Approve staff recommendations on the following Consent Calendar items: Items 10A through 25B.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

MINUTES

10A                 MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR MEETING OF MARCH 4, 2013 - Clerk of the Council Office

                        Recommended Action:    Approve Minutes.

 

BOARDS / COMMISSIONS / COMMITTEES

13A                 NOMINATED BY MAYOR PULIDO AS THE CITY-WIDE REPRESENTATIVES TO VARIOUS BOARDS AND COMMISSION FOR A FULL TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 9, 2014 - Clerk of the Council Office

                        Recommended Action:   Reappoint.

                              Name                                           Board/Commission

 

 

13B                 NOMINATED BY MAYOR PULIDO AS THE CITY-WIDE REPRESENTATIVE FOR A FULL TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 9, 2014  - Clerk of the Council Office

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:   Appoint
Residing
Name                                     Board/Commission                          Ward
Don Cribb                              Environmental andTransportation    3
(Replaces, Loverin, F.)                  Advisory Committee (ETAC)

 

13C                 NOMINATED BY COUNCILMEMBER SARMIENTO AS THE WARD 1 REPRESENTATIVES FOR A FULL TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 13, 2016 - Clerk of the Council Office

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:   Appoint
Residing
Name                               Board/Commission                          Ward

               (Replaces, Reyes, D.)                and Housing Commission

                                 (Replaces, Castelan, E.)

 

13D                 NOMINATED BY COUNCILMEMBER REYNA AS THE WARD 5 REPRESENTATIVES FOR A FULL TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 13, 2016 - Clerk of the Council Office

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Appoint.
Residing
Name                               Board/Commission                          Ward

                                    (Replaces Madrid, M.)                    and Parks

         (Replaces Morrissey, T.)            Advisory Committee (ETAC)

                                            (Replaces Acosta, F.)

                                    (Replaces Palacios, L.)

 

MISCELLANEOUS ADMINISTRATION

19A                 CLOSED SESSION REPORT – City Attorney’s Office

 

19B                 EXCUSED ABSENCES – Clerk of the Council Office

 

19C                 ISSUANCE OF REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR CLOSED CIRCUIT TELEVISION INSPECTION OF SANITARY SEWERS - Public Works Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION:   Authorize the Public Works Agency to issue a Request for Proposals to qualified consulting firms to provide closed circuit television sewer inspection services for the City’s sanitary sewer collections system.

19D                 REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF MEASURE M2 COMPREHENSIVE TRANSPORTATION FUNDING PROGRAM FOR GRAND AVENUE WIDENING (PROJECT NO. 081732, NON-GENERAL FUND) - Public Works Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION:   Authorize the Public Works Agency to request a one-time, one-year extension of Measure M2 Comprehensive Transportation Funding Program funding for construction of Grand Avenue Widening between First and Fourth Streets project.

 

19E                 REQUEST TO APPLY FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR ONLINE PERMITTING - Public Works Agency and Planning and Bulding Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION:   Authorize staff to respond to the Southern California Edison Local Government Strategic Plan Strategies Solicitation to request funding to implement online permitting for the Public Works and Planning and Building Agencies.

 

BUDGETARY MATTERS

APPROPRIATION ADJUSTMENTS

20A                 APPROPRIATION ADJUSTMENT ACCEPTING ADDITIONAL FY 2010 HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT FUNDS - Police Department

                        Recommended Action:  Approve an appropriation adjustment. (Requires five affirmative votes) 

                        APPROPRIATION ADJUSTMENT NO. 2013-112 - Recognizing additional FY 2010 Urban Area Security Initiative funds in an amount of $300,000 in revenue account and appropriate same in FY 2010 Urban Areas Security Initiative Program Grant expenditure accounts.  These projects include the Civic Center video surveillance system, purchasing additional radiation/nuclear detection devises, and purchasing additional connex boxes to store training equipment and supplies.

 

SPECIFICATIONS – PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES

22A                 SPEC. NO. 13-008 - LEASE VEHICLES (Police Department) - Finance & Management Services

 

Recommended Action:  Award a contract to Enterprise Fleet Management for 34 leased vehicles for the Police Department for a three-year period with a provision for two one-year renewals, in an annual amount not to exceed $238,200.

 

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.  (Items 25A and 25B)

25A                 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

                        Continued from the March 4, 2013 City Council meeting by a vote of 7-0.

 

25B                 EXTEND TWO FUNDING AGREEMENTS WITH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA EDISON: THE SANTA ANA ENERGY LEADER PARTNERSHIP AND THE ENERGY EFFICIENCY STRATEGIC PLAN STRATEGIES - Public Works Agency

                        AGMT - AMENDMENT - With Southern California Edison to extend the Santa Ana Energy Leader Partnership to June 30, 2015 to deliver energy efficiency programs to utility customers.

                        AGMT - AMENDMENT - With Southern California Edison to extend the Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan Strategies to December 31, 2014.

 

**END OF CONSENT CALENDAR**

 

 

Text Box: BUSINESS CALENDAR 

 

 


RESOLUTIONS

55A                 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A TWO-YEAR EXTENSION OF THE SOLAR PERMIT FEE WAIVER PROGRAM - Planning and Building Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Adopt a resolution.   

 

                        A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA AUTHORIZING A TWO-YEAR CONTINUANCE OF A PROGRAM TO ENCOURAGE SOLAR INSTALLATIONS BY TEMPORARILY WAIVING PERMITTING FEES

 

55B                 RESOLUTION AND AUTHORIZATION TO SUBMIT AN ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE PROGRAM GRANT APPLICATION - Public Works Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Adopt a resolution.   

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA APPROVING AN APPLICATION FOR PROJECT FUNDING UNDER THE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE PROGRAM

 

REPORTS

65A                 ACCEPT REPORT REGARDING THE MEDICAL MARIJUANA INITIATIVE AND DECIDE WHETHER TO ADOPT PROPOSED ORDINANCE OR PLACE ON BALLOT FOR NOVEMBER 2014 ELECTION  

                        RECOMMENDED ACTIONS:

 

Alternatives:

 

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, April 1, 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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