City Council Meeting Agenda

April 15, 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 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.

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 regular 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.
APRIL 15, 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)

 

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

APRIL 15, 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                                               Tom Jones, 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 25E.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

MINUTES

10A                 MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR MEETING OF APRIL 1, 2013 - Clerk of the Council Office

                        Recommended Action:    Approve Minutes.

 

BOARDS / COMMISSIONS / COMMITTEES

13A                 NOMINATED BY COUNCILMEMBER BENAVIDES AS THE WARD 4 REPRESENTATIVE FOR A PARTIAL TERM EXPIRING DECEMBER 9, 2014 – City Clerk of the Council Office

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Appoint.
Residing
Name                                           Board/Commission                       Ward
Phil Bacerra                                Planning Commission                     3
(Replaces M. Turner)

 

13B                 APPOINT COUNCILMEMBER SARMIENTO TO THE NEWPORT WATERSHED EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AS THE ALTERNATE REPRESENTATIVE – Clerk of the Council Office

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Appoint.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ADMINISTRATION

19A                 CLOSED SESSION REPORT – City Attorney’s Office

 

19B                 EXCUSED ABSENCES – Clerk of the Council Office

19C                 AMENDMENT TO FISCAL YEAR 2012-2013 SEVEN-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM (CIP) TO ADD MAPLE STREET CONTINUOUS DEFLECTIVE SEPARATION (CDS) IMPROVEMENT PROJECT AND BRISTOL STREET WIDENING PROJECT FROM THIRD STREET TO CIVIC CENTER - Public Works Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Approve an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2012/13 Capital Improvement Program to add the Maple Street CDS improvement Project and the Bristol Street Widening Project from Third Street to Civic Center.

 

BUDGETARY MATTERS

 

SPECIFICATIONS – PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES

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

 

22A                 SPEC. NO. 12-012 - SOIL, PLANT, AND WATER TREATMENT CHEMICALS - Renew the contracts for a one-year period, with provision for three, one-year renewals in annual amounts for the vendors listed below - Finance & Management Services

                        Vendor                                                     Location                           Amount
Crop Production Services                    Santa Ana                       $42,000
Waterline Technologies, Inc.               Santa Ana                       $60,000

 

22B                 SPEC. NO. 13-017 - POLICE MOTORCYCLES – Award a contract to Long Beach BMW Motorcycles, under the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department contract, for the purchase of three police equipped motorcycles in an amount not to exceed $84,287 - Finance & Management Services

 

22C                 SPEC NO. 12-015 - VARIABLE FREQUENCY DRIVES AND MOTOR CONTROL CENTER UPGRADES - Renew the contracts for a one-year period in an aggregate amount of $200,000 with the vendors listed below (Public Works Agency) - Finance & Management Services

Vendor                                                                       Location
Carter Industrial Automation, Inc.                         Los Alamitos
Academy Electric, Inc.                                             Orange
Hydro Industrial Electric Corp.                               Redlands
(formerly F.M. Electric, Inc.)         

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 25E)

25A                 AGMT - AMENDMENT - ADDITIONAL SAFETY TRAINING SERVICES - With EHS International Inc. in an amount of $50,000 - Personnel Services Agency

 

25B                 AGMT - JOINT USE AGREEMENT FOR MADISON PARK AND SCHOOL TO MAINTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE 1977 AGREEMENT AND ADD NEW MAINTENANCE, OPERATIONS AND ACCESSIBILITY ARRANGEMENTS OF THE COMMUNITY GARDEN AND HALF BASKETBALL COURT – With Santa Ana Unified School District for a 30-year term with the option for two additional ten year terms - Parks, Recreation & Community Services Agency

 

25C                 AGMT - AMENDMENT - CONDUCT ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS - With Norman Knispel in an amount not to exceed $20,000 - Police Department

 

25D                 AGMT - SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT FOR GRAND AVENUE WIDENING (PROJECT NO. 081732 NONGENERAL FUND) WITH TENANT OF THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1221 EAST FIRST STREET, UNIT 3 (APNs 398-454-12 & 13) – With Roberti’s Insurance Agency Inc. in an amount of $6,085 - Public Works Agency

 

25E                 AGMT - ANNUAL SOFTWARE MAINTENANCE AND SUPPORT FOR LEGAL ON-LINE RESEARCH SERVICES - With LexisNexis, Inc. in an annual amount not to exceed $24,984 - Police Department

 

**END OF CONSENT CALENDAR**

 

 

Text Box: BUSINESS CALENDAR 

 

 


 RESOLUTIONS

55A                 RESOLUTION - EXTENSION OF CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 2008-37 TO ALLOW THE EXPANSION OF THE ALLIANCE CHURCH OF ORANGE AT 2130 NORTH GRAND AVENUE - Planning and Building Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Adopt a resolution.   

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA for the extension of CONDITIONAL USE PERMIT NO. 2008-37 for one year for the property located at 2130 North Grand Avenue

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

75A                 PUBLIC HEARING – RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONDEMNATION OF A PORTION OF REAL PROPERTY AT 2909 S. BRISTOL (PROJECT NO. 063510 NON-GENERAL FUND), AP 410-411-19 - Public Works Agency

Legal Notice mailed to property owners on March 14, 2013. 

The Public Hearing opened at the April 1, 2013 City Council meeting.  Public speaker, Daniel Wright of the Silverstein Law Firm addressed council.  There were no additional speakers, Hearing closed.  

Continued from the April 1, 2013 City Council meeting by a vote of 7-0.

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Per staff’s request, continue item to May 6, 2013 City Council meeting.

 

75B                 PUBLIC HEARING – COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM FY 2013-2014 – Community Development Agency

Legal Notice published in the Orange County Register on March 18, 2013.

The Public Hearing opened at the April 1, 2013 City Council meeting.  There were no speakers and the Hearing closed.

Continued from the April 1, 2013 City Council meeting by a vote of 7-0.

RECOMMENDED ACTIONS: 

1.   Approve the proposed Fiscal Year 2013-2014 Community Development Block Grant Program.

2.   AGMTS - Direct the City Attorney to prepare and authorize the City Manager and the Clerk of the Council to execute memorandums of understanding with city departments and agreements with nonprofit agencies awarded funds as part of the approved program.

 

75C                 PUBLIC HEARING - GRANT APPLICATION TO PURCHASE NEW SHUTTLE VANS FOR SENIOR TRANSPORTATION SERVICES - Parks, Recreation & Community Services Agency

Legal Notice published in the Orange County Reporter on April 5, 2013.

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Conduct public hearing as required by the Federal Transportation Act grant Section 5310 grant application for Seniors On-the-Go program vans.

 

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.

 

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Adjourn Regular Meeting and convene Special Meeting*

* JOINT SESSION OF THE CITY COUNCIL AND BOARD OF RECREATION & PARKS, COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT/HOUSING COMMISSION, ENVIRONMENTAL & TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE, HISTORIC RESOURCES COMMISSION, OVERSIGHT BOARD OF THE SUCCESSOR AGENCY TO THE FORMER COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA, PERSONNEL BOARD, PLANNING COMMISSION, WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD, AND YOUTH COMMISSION

WSA               ETHICS TRAINING AB 1234 - City Attorney's Office

 

ADJOURNMENT  -             Special meeting of the City Council is scheduled for Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 5:00 p.m., immediately followed by the Closed Session Meeting at the Southwest Senior Center, 2201 W. McFadden Avenue, Santa Ana, California.

 

 

Future Agenda Items

Janitorial Services for Police Admin/Jail