City Council Meeting Agenda

December 16, 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
MPulido@santa-ana.org

Sal Tinajero
Mayor Pro Tem - Ward 6
STinajero@santa-ana.org

Michele Martinez
Councilmember - Ward 2
MMartinez@santa-ana.org

P. David Benavides
Councilmember - Ward 4
DBenavides@santa-ana.org

 

Vincent F. Sarmiento
Councilmember - Ward 1
VSarmiento@santa-ana.org

Angelica Amezcua
Councilmember Elect – Ward 3
AAmezcua@santa-ana.org

Roman A. Reyna
Councilmember Elect – Ward 5
RReyna@santa-ana.org

Mayor and Council telephone: 714-647-6900
Agenda item inquiries: 714-647-6520

Sonia R. Carvalho
City Attorney
David Cavazos
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, members of the public may address either the City Council or any of the City’s other related entities, such as the Housing Authority, Successor Agency or other legislative bodies, meeting in conjunction with this scheduled meeting.  Public comments may be made on any and all matters within the City of Santa Ana's jurisdiction or the jurisdiction of the other related entities.

      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

JOINT CITY COUNCIL AND SPECIAL SUCCESSOR AGENCY
CLOSED SESSION MEETING

AGENDA

 

5:00 P.M.
DECEMBER 16, 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:

1.                     CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL--EXISTING LITIGATION pursuant to Paragraph (1) of subdivision (d) of Section 54956.9 of the Government Code:

 

 

 

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

DECEMBER 16, 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                      HARVEY SEVEDRA OF PIO PICO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

 

INVOCATION                                               Tim Felker, Police Chaplain

 

PRESENTATIONS

CERTIFICATE OF TRIBUTE presented by MAYOR PULIDO AND COUNCILMEMBER SARMIENTO commemorating the life of Humberto Sanchez presented to his wife, Graciela Sanchez and family.

 

PROCLAMATION presented by COUNCILMEMBER BENAVIDES AND COUNCILMEMBER MARTINEZ to Planning and Building Agency Executive Director Jay Trevino for his exceptional service to the City of Santa Ana.

 

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION presented by MAYOR PULIDO to Louie Olivos, Jr. in honor of his film “El Abuelo” being accepted into the 2013 Boston Latino International Film Festival. 

 

CERTIFICATES OF RECOGNITION presented by MAYOR PRO TEM TINAJERO to the Santa Ana Valley & Segerstrom High School Football Teams for their winning seasons and exceptional football programs.

Segerstrom High School Varsity Coaches and Team:
Head Coach Mike Maceranka and Assistant Coaches: Marty Albert, Raymond Avalos, Nick Canzone, Andrew Madrigal, Stephen Rodriguez and Joseph Tagaloa.

Team: Abel Diaz, Fernando Aguilar, Brian Alvarez, Adrian Avila, Jacob Banuelos, Marcos Barajas, Andy Beltran, Jorge Cantoran, Felipe Cortes, Kevin Cruz, Brian Diaz, Kenari Drayton, Chris Ferman, Alexis Figueroa, Ponpeyo Flores, Alejandro Garcia, Daniel Gonzalez, Diego Guzman, Gavin Juan, Alex Juarez, Nikolas Klioumis, Josiah Leyva, Ben Lopez, Gabriel Lopez, Mateo Lopez, Humberto Macias, Christian Medrano, Daniel Mendez, Vince Mendez, Julian Mendoza, Rodolfo Mendoza, Juan Montes, Omar Navarro, Tom Nham, Mike Nieves, Justin Nip, Zumani Nunez, Edgar Paredes, Daniel Plascencia, Jacob Plascencia, Brando Rodriguez, Christian Rodriguez, Omar Rodriguez, Daniel Sanchez, Lorenzo Sanchez, Sebastian Silva, Maury Soberanis, Juan Soto, John Torres, and Justin Young.

Santa Ana Valley High School Varsity Coaches and Team:
Head Coach Larry Mohr and Assistant Coaches: Gerren Brantley, Russel Dement, David Fausto, James Mohr, Don Schlesinger, Ian Sitagate and Timmy Smith

Team: Louis Aceves, Alex  Aguilar, Vidal            Almazan, Daniel Alo, Cesar Amezcua, Uriel Arreola, Jorge Arroyo, Edgar Astorga, Oscar Avila, Christian Balanzar, Silvestre Beltran, Jesus Bibian, Eddie Cabrera, Danny Chavez, Marcos Cruz, Fabian Cuen, Fernando Delgado, Juan Diaz, Cesar Diaz, Francisco Elias, Jose Garcia, Christian Garcia, Isaac Guerrero, Sal Gutierrez, Alex Hernandez, Moises Hernandez, Cesar Ibarra, Alexis Leon, Jhonata Lopez, Jose Lopez, Edwin Lopez, Jesus Lopez, Brian Magallon, Donnie Mariscal, Ricardo Mercado, Robert Milanes, Alex Molina, Jesus Nieves, Bryan Nunez, Erik Ordaz, Victor Ortega, Fernando Parada, Joseph Pham, Abel Pimentel, Felix Playas, Soloman Quijano, Roberto Quiroz, Imran Rahimi, Joel Reyes, Evert Roca, Daniel Saenz, Daniel Salgado, Carlos Santana, Alex Silva, Ismael Solis, David Soto, Jorge Tostado, Matthew Vagai, Brian Vazquez and Brandon Verdayes

 

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION presented by COUNCILMEMBER AMEZCUA to Robert McGeeney for his volunteer work at Carver Elementary School.

 

CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION presented by COUNCILMEMBER MARTINEZ to Delilah Snell for organizing the annual Patchwork Event.

 

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, members of the public may address either the City Council or any of the City’s other related entities, such as the Housing Authority, Successor Agency or other legislative bodies, meeting in conjunction with this scheduled meeting.  Public comments may be made on any and all matters within the City of Santa Ana's jurisdiction or the jurisdiction of the other related entities. 

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 32A.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

MINUTES

10A                 MINUTES FROM THE REGULAR MEETING OF DECEMBER 2, 2013 - Clerk of the Council Office

                        Recommended Action:    Approve Minutes.

 

ORDINANCES/SECOND READING
In the event a Councilmember recorded an “abstention” before consideration of the following ordinance(s) on first reading, such abstention will also be reflected in the minutes for second reading.

11A                 ORDINANCE SECOND READING - CREATION OF ARTS AND CULTURE COMMISSION - Clerk of the Council Office

Placed on first reading at the December 2, 2013 City Council meeting and approved by a vote of 6-0 (Tinajero absent).

                        Published in the Orange County Reporter on December 6, 2013.

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Place ordinance on second reading and adopt.  

ORDINANCE NO. NS-2856 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA AMENDING ARTICLE IV OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE SANTA ANA MUNICIPAL CODE BY ADDING A NEW DIVISION 5, ESTABLISHING AN ARTS AND CULTURE COMMISSION

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

12A                 SET PUBLIC HEARING:  DOWNTOWN SANTA ANA BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT – INTENT TO LEVY ASSESSMENT FOR 2014 - Community Development Agency

                        Recommended Action approved by the Community Redevelopment and Housing Commission on December 3, 2013 by a 5-0 vote (Bist and Morfin absent).

                        RECOMMENDED ACTIONS:

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA DECLARING ITS INTENTION TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FOR THE DOWNTOWN SANTA ANA BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT AREA FOR THE YEAR 2014

 

BOARDS / COMMISSIONS / COMMITTEES

13A                 APPOINTMENTS TO THE SANTA ANA WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD - Community Development Agency

                        Recommended Action approved by the Workforce Investment Board on November 21, 2013 by a 19-0 vote (Carter, de Leon, Didion, Elliott, Knitter, Maldonado, Martinez, Sanchez, and Su absent).

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Appoint Caleb Everett from Career College of California (term expiring March 31, 2015), William McGowan from Ingram Micro (term expiring March 31, 2015), and Darren Rutledge from Guaranty Chevrolet (term expiring March 31, 2014) to the Workforce Investment Board.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ADMINISTRATION

19A                 CONFIRMATION OF CLOSED SESSION ACTION(S) – City Attorney’s Office

19B                 EXCUSED ABSENCES – Clerk of the Council Office

BUDGETARY MATTERS

 

SPECIFICATIONS – PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES

22A                 SPEC. NO.09-029 - ASPHALT CONCRETE MATERIALS - (Public Works Agency) - Finance & Management Services

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: Renew the contract with Vulcan Materials Co. for a one-year period in an annual amount not to exceed $50,000, subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

 

22B                 SPEC. NO. 13-062 - OFFICE FURNITURE - (Public Works Agency) - Finance & Management Services

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Award a contract to Workplace Solutions, LLC in an amount not to exceed $35,000, subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

 

22C                 SPEC. NO. 13-073 – DESKTOP COMPUTERS – (Personnel Servcies Agency) - Finance & Management Services

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Award a contract to Dell Computer Corporation in an amount of $24,000; and an additional $10,000 for an annual blanket contract, for a total amount not to exceed $34,000, subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

 

AGREEMENTS

25A                 AGMT - AUTOMATED PARKING CITATION PROCESSING SERVICES - Police Department and Community Development Agency

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: Authorize the City Manager and the Clerk of the Council to execute a three-year agreement with Phoenix Group Information Systems in an amount of $487,185, subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

 

25B                 AGMT - CODIFICATION AND ON-LINE PUBLICATION OF THE CITY’S CODES - Clerk of the Council Office

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: Authorize the City Manager and Clerk of the Council to execute an agreement with Municipal Code Corporation for a three year period in an annual amount not to exceed $25,000 subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.
25C                 AGMT - ENERGY EFFICIENCY PROGRAMS AND EDUCATION - Public Works Agency

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Authorize the City Manager and the Clerk of the Council to execute an agreement with Southern California Gas Company in a not-to-exceed amount of $56,000 in pass-through funds, subject to nonsubstantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

 

25D                 AGMT - POWER WASHING AND SWEEPING SERVICES - Public Works Agency

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: Authorize the City Manager and the Clerk of the Council to extend agreements with RueVac Property Services, Inc., in a total amount not to exceed $36,444, for a period of up to 12 months, on a month-to-month basis, subject to nonsubstantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

 

25E                 AGMT - FOUNTAIN MAINTENANCE SERVICES - Parks, Recreation & Community Services Agency and Public Works Agency

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: Authorize the City Manager and Clerk of the Council to execute the first of two, two-year extensions with Service 1st in an annual amount of $43,990, subject to non-substantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

 

25F                 AGMT - CLIMATE ACTION PLAN - Public Works Agency

Recommended Action:  Authorize the City Manager and Clerk of the Council to execute a second amendment with ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability USA, extending the agreement through June 30, 2015, in an amount not to exceed $25,000, subject to nonsubstantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

 

25G                 AGMT - FEDERAL GOVERNMENT LIAISON SERVICES - City Manager's Office

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: Authorize the City Manager and the Clerk of the Council to execute a professional services agreement with Holland and Knight commencing December 17, 2013 for a one-year term with the option of extending the term for two one-year terms, upon written approval by the City Manager, based on the terms set forth in the draft agreement and in an annual amount not to exceed $84,000, subject to nonsubstantive changes approved by the City Manager and City Attorney.

 

MISCELLANEOUS - BUDGET

29A                 2014 CHILDREN’S WATER EDUCATION FESTIVAL & ORANGE COUNTY GIFT OF HISTORY EVENT SPONSORSHIPS - Public Works Agency

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION: Authorize the City Manager to sponsor two children’s educational events held in Orange County by Orange County Water District Groundwater Guardian Team and the Children’s Education Foundation of Orange County at a level of $5,000 each.

 

LAND USE MATTERS

 

TENTATIVE PARCEL/TRACT MAPS

32A                 TENTATIVE TRACT MAP NO. 2013-06 AND STREET NAMING NO. 2013-01: ALLOW A 17 SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL LOT SUBDIVISION AT 1030 SOUTH EUCLID STREET AND NAMING OF CRYSTAL LANE - CITY VENTURES, INC., APPLICANT - Planning and Building Agency

Planning Commission approved recommended action on November 25, 2013, by a vote of 5-0 (Gartner and Crespo absent). 

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Receive and file the staff report approving Tentative Tract Map No. 2013-06 (County Map No. 17627) as conditioned and affirm the decision of the Planning Commission approving Street Naming No. 2013-01.

 

**END OF CONSENT CALENDAR**

 

Text Box: BUSINESS CALENDAR 

RESOLUTIONS

55A                 RESOLUTION AFFIRMING ADOPTION OF THE MEASURE M2 YEAR-END EXPENDITURE REPORT - Public Works Agency

                        Continued from the December 2, 2013 City Council meeting by a vote of 6-0 (Tinajero absent).

RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Adopt a resolution.   

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA ADOPTING THE FY 2012/13 MEASURE M2 EXPENDITURE REPORT FOR THE CITY OF SANTA ANA

 

REPORTS

65A                 APPROVE 2014 CALENDAR OF CITY COUNCIL AND COUNCIL COMMITTEE MEETING DATES - Clerk of the Council Office

                        RECOMMENDED ACTIONS:

 

 

65B                 DISCUSSION OF POTENTIAL CHARTER AMENDMENT FOR PRIMARY ELECTIONS AND RELATED ELECTION ISSUES - City Attorney's Office

                        Continued from the December 2, 2013 City Council meeting by a vote of 6-0 (Tinajero absent).

RECOMMENDED ACTION: Staff recommends that the City Council discuss the election related items and provide direction.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

75A                 PUBLIC HEARING – SECOND AMENDMENT TO DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT NO. 1990-03 TO ALLOW AN EXTENSION OF TIME FOR A PORTION OF THE LAKE CENTER OFFICE PARK AT 3500 WEST LAKE CENTER DRIVE – C.J. SEGERSTROM AND SONS, APPLICANT - Planning and Building Agency

Planning Commission approved recommended action on November 25, 2013 by a vote of 5-0 (Crespo and Gartner absent).

Legal Notice published in the Orange County Reporter December 6, 2013 and notices mailed on December 5, 2013.

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Place ordinance on first reading and authorize publication of title.

                        AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA APPROVING A SECOND AMENDMENT TO DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF SANTA ANA AND C.J. SEGERSTROM & SONS, A CALIFORNIA GENERAL PARTNERSHIP

 

75B                 PUBLIC HEARING – AMENDMENT APPLICATION NO. 2013-01 TO REZONE NINE PROPERTIES FROM SINGLE-FAMILY RESIDENCE (R1) AND TWO-FAMILY RESIDENCE (R2) TO ARTERIAL COMMERCIAL (C5) AT 1729 TO 2011 NORTH GRAND AVENUE – CITY OF SANTA ANA, APPLICANT- Planning and Building Agency

Planning Commission approved recommended action on November 25, 2013 by a vote of 5-0 (Crespo and Gartner absent). 

Legal Notice published in the Orange County Reporter December 6, 2013 and notices mailed on December 5, 2013.

                        RECOMMENDED ACTION:  Place ordinance on first reading and authorize publication of title.

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF SANTA ANA REZONING NINE PROPERTIES located between 1729 and 2011 North Grand Avenue from single-Family Residence (R1) and Two-Family Residence (R2) to Arterial Commercial (C5) (AA NO. 2013-01)

 

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

 

Representative      Board
Pulido                        * Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA)

Tinajero                      * Orange County Fire Authority (OFCA)

Sarmiento               * Orange County Water Board

 

ADJOURNMENT  -             The next meeting of the City Council is scheduled for Tuesday, January 7 2014 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.

 

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